The fit and finish on the FAS is much nicer than the IZH. Incredible trigger and the “deadest” gun I’ve ever shot. It looks really good but FAS did not know what i was talking about when i mailed them lol. A friend of mine found only 2 chrome trigger blade versions with the adjustment on the blade itself. I could have sold it a dozen times over. I've previously read posts on poor build quality etc. Got playing with this recently. Search, buy and sell Air Pistols on GunStar today! but no sign of any problems or issues so far. This releases the rear end of the top receiver half so that it can pivot upward and forward. Here is a brief review I found elsewhere, stole, and gratefully post here. I managed to get a new top strap & service kit direct from FAS … Browse FAS Air Pistols for sale from our community of shooting enthusiasts on the UK’s #1 gun marketplace. Italian armsmakers have a slight advantage over American armsmakers, and even over most European armsmakers; the Italian firearms industry is more than 500 years old. Im sure you will be over the moon with it Paul post some pics if ya have time and let use all know how ya getting on with it... Best of luck. All spares are available. Hope its got a bit more power and not so high cost. 9.5 oz. I had a FAS604 for a while, they are a great bit of kit. lead wadcutters. The price difference means a fair amount too. The downside of any SSP pistol, if you can call it that, is that they don’t generate much power. I am considering returning to the shop to argue the case for this latest version. In the blue corner, weighing in at 2.04 lbs, a target pistol with a strong pedigree. It is STILL the only air pistol that actually looks like a REAL target handgun. Its very large and bold lettering. What exactly is an entry-level 10 meter single stroke … The new Diana 34 EMS! The front sight, naturally, is located at the front end of the receiver, and the micro-adjustable rear sight is located at the extreme aft end. I had been wanting to pick one of these up for a long time but a combination of availability, money on hand when available and … But even that is an advantage when you realize that you don’t need a tremendously strong target backing to stop pellets from an SSP pistol. At first glance, this single stroke pneumatic target pistol could be easily mistaken for the Gamo Compact. I love my 604, and shoot it nearly daily. I bought a FAS604 left hand grip about 5 years ago... just the grip. I think it was introduced into the casting of the grip and body frame about 5 years ago but then dropped. The guns look identical. Chiappa's FAS-6004 pistol is mostly manufactured out of carbon steel: it's used on the frame, on the tilting upper and on the 7.5 inches (19 centimetres), Match-choked, 12-grooves barrel, which is mated to a pneumatic air piston. As mentioned above, the trigger is absolutely fantastic. The RTI Prophet – A Very Interesting Air Rifle! Bottom line the little FAS AP604 is as good as any of the very expensive Euro branded air pistols. The 604 was a serious competitor in the world of ISSF competition back then, when single-stroke pneumatics like the FWB 100 and the IZH 46 were starting to displace spring guns like the FWB 65/80/90 and … FAS 68 (as issued) By clicking on the ACCEPT button, you confirm that you have read and understand the FASB Website Terms … His brief explanation is that due to very small demand (apparently due to exceedingly high unit cost for single stroke system)most shops will still be carrying older stock. 10 meter pistol is an indoor event, so I don't think the velocity matters much as long as it's fast enough to break paper. The type shown on this post is much improved over the 2nd model with shiny trigger blade. Helps an enormous amount. Guns. They do do 405 fps though. A little banged up but not badly. 😉. Im in agreement with the above poster. There appears to be as many as 5 variants which you can cut down to 3 by nominating standard, match grip, or adjustable match grip but there are 3 trigger arrangement versions. ive shot both & I agree with Airborn on the older models one of the reasons I settled on getting the 6004 shoots fantastic open sights had to shim the rear sights alittle but very easy to do and even better with a mounted scope on top see pics in folder had mine now 3years without trouble and shoot it all year round. This was back in June though and no other reviews or opinions since. They are very underrated as a match gun, seems many think if it doesn’t have a air cylinder and long barrel then it can’t be a ‘real’ match gun…truth is as an ISSF ‘A’ Grade shooter, I can pull 570 plus scores with my AP604 Match just as easily as I can with my Morini 162MI. Not sure there's any difference between the current FAS 6004 and the FAS 604 I used 30 years ago to tie the national record in NRA silhouette competition (with a 39/40), but my 604 was awesome. The gun is based on the earlier FAS 604, which was originally made by Domino in (I believe) the 1980s. i have custom formed the handles with red plastic wood just pressing my hand around it while wet. I am only a few weeks into my new interest ( after a gap of some thirty years or so ) and I am beginning to find a firm direction towards target (style ) pistols e.g. I checked with Airguns of Arizona, and they have both the FAS 604 and 609 in stock, al with spare grips in both left and right, as well as complete rebuld kits for both models. Thanks for the link rmwesley I'll have a look. In addition to my email above, i have since phoned the shop owner regarding the model i have just received off him. Yes, the FAS 604 is very similar in concept to the Gamo Compact. i have 4 fas 604’s i shoot at bisley in surrey uk in the national pistol comp and more luck than ever have been placed all last 6 years at 10 mtr and 50 mtr which i truely belive the fas was made for It does not work anything like as well as the first model so i hope they have gone back to the original spec on the new model you tested. (B) Fas is deleted in B lymphocytes. Discussion in 'Air Pistols' started by Simonix, Mar 10, 2019. I received a pretty bland response saying they don’t have them anymore….I couldn’t work out if they don’t stock FAS any longer, or have no stocks of parts like grips. I have a 604, and it is a really well engineered and finished pistol. Fast Growing trees replaced quickly and that tree is doing … The gun has a lovely action to it though. | All Rights Reserved, http://www.archivio.aria.compressa.org/index.php. I've just picked a FAS6004 with a medium grip from my local RFD. Triggers are usually good to excellent, and the report is generally pretty low. In 2002, the almost entirely hand-built FAS 604 had a suggested retail price of $350, which is equivalent to about $500 today. They’ve been producing match pistols since 1972. tac. After the Chiappa FAS AP 6004 air pistol – launched exactly one year ago as an upgraded version of the now legendary FAS 604 – this year was the time of the FAS AR611 air rifle, whose production was announced in July and whose commercial availability for Europe just kicked off. The match grip, even if I have to carve it, means something. Good luck Paul and let us know how ya get on. The FAS is well overpriced new while the gamo can be had quite reasonably.Of course there is a reason for the difference in price which is evident on closer inspection.The FAS is all metal,no plastic anywhere,while the gamo is very plasticky except the internals and the stress points. Would anyone who has a copy of the above publication be able to provide a good quality scan of the review article contained within of the FAS 604 please, would be most interested to read this. Clearly with a slant trigger guard. I noticed that the FAS 604 is now being produced by Chiappa as the FAS 6004. Fas 604 - Fun In The Garden. The cartridge-shooting pistols were taken away back in 1997/8 here in England but I still have my faithful FAS 604 and both left and right hand orthopedic and adjustable grips. The first result of the Chiappa-La Domino collaboration was the creation of the Chiappa FAS AP 6004 compressed airgun, an updated version of the FAS 604, which was a very accurate airgun, despite the low muzzle velocity of the pellet.. Charging is easy, velocity and trigger release are consistent and precise, the rear sight is superb, ergonomics could not be better, and it will shoot 10's alongside any other air or gas match pistol. Hi, we have 4 versions currently in use at my club. Many other pneumatics have come and gone, but I've kept that 604 and still shoot it. You must log in or register to reply here. He insisted my laminate grip and silver trigger blade model was less than 2 years on his shelves but was a bit suprised when i enthusiastically agreed to take a much older shop soiled model.I am collecting the gun on thursday and will report more when i get it. The Chiappa FAS 6004 is a pneumatic, single shot air pistol. The old 604 version was a pistol I was always interested in but could never quite justify purchasing for the price. Accuracy, construction, elegance, and ease of cocking? The FAS 6004 delivered on velocity (based against factory velocity specs) with all three wadcutter pellets used for the shooting evaluations, Meisterkugeln Professional Line 7.0 gr., RWS R10 Match 7.0 gr., and Air Venturi 7.48 gr. Perhaps the problem with the the UK importer rather than the FAS factory. They didn't have a chance to compare it to their FAS 607 at the time but felt it performed better than the 607. I'd just like something that is more firearm-like, as the FAS definitely is, than the Steyr, which looks a mite orthopedic, just like all of its ilk. Moreover, it was a manual pre-compression handgun and it was necessary to … This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. As we don’t currently have a FAS agent here in Australia, I emailed AOA to purchase an AP604 match grip for a new junior in our pistol club. I love it to bits. I tried to link it for you but seems to be failing. I wonder how the HW75 compares to the FAS 604. Thanks for the reply and the offer Lee, nice looking pistol. Its size, weight, and handling also make the 604 an excellent trainer for 22 rimfire pistols. I thought that we’d seen the last of them when Don Nygord passed on. Forward of the grip is a metal trigger guard which is integral to the metal receiver and houses an adjustable metal trigger. 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