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Old 18th July 2016, 09:58 PM
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I'm returning to shooting after a 12 month break.

Looking to getting into some target work down at my local range.
The AA FTP900 and RAW TM1000 are calling me.

I'd like to try both, anyone know any dealer stocking the TM1000 in the UK ?
New or used.

Phoned Michael Tawn today but none in stock.

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Old 19th July 2016, 05:55 AM
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Michael Tawn at tornado guns stock the TM
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Old 19th July 2016, 07:13 AM
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Michael is the importer and only stockists of the TM1000 as far as I know.

I have owned both and found the FTP a little too heavy for me and quite pellet fussy. That said, the guy I sold it to has done very well with it, but I did free float the barrel and fit a much lighter muzzle brake. There are a few coming up s/h now, and at good prices.

I have a walnut stocked TM1000 which makes it quite a bit lighter at around 9.5lbs bare. The TM is not as sophisticated feeling as the FTP, but it is built like a tank, easily serviced and adjusted and seems to shoot just about any pellet, although it is much better with some than others. S/h they are a bit few and far between, but you could try a wanted ad.

In comparison, the TM is lighter and an easy rifle to live with, the FTP has the better trigger out of the box but has quite a weight penalty in standard form. The TM stock does need a hamster and the FTP has a massive degree of stock adjustability.

Both will do the job just fine and the FTP teething problems are now long gone.
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Many thank's fella's most helpful.

Hopefully get sorted and back out shooting again very soon.
I'll be looking for a decent bit of glass too.

Used a Big Nikko in the past.
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Big Nikko is still an excellent scope, some of the best shooters out there use them.

Sightron SIII is well worth a look, and after that it all gets expensive.

Once your post count is up, keep an eye on the classifieds, lots of kit always on the move.
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I picked my TM1000 up today along with a Leup 40 Comp scope, Target Dot.


Can't wait to get out shooting again..man I don't even have a dive bottle yet !
New I should have hung on to them

Going to need another rifle though as this will be my dedicated target gun.

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Ohhh, nice combination.

I've just bought a Comp 45 from one of the guys down here which will end up on my TM1000.

Let us know how you get on.
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