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#5392593 - 11/01/14 04:47 PM TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!!
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Sent my Tikka T3 sporter in 6.5x55 to Derrick at Horizon Firearms for a face lift.
- Flute barrel and bolt
- chop barrel to 16.25 and thread.
- cerakote barrel and action tan and flutes black.

Before face lift



After. Need to get some low rings.. don't like how high my scope is


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#5392764 - 11/01/14 07:11 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Looks Awesome!!
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#5392835 - 11/01/14 08:07 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Oh my... eek2


That looks FANTASTIC!!! Great job!! up
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#5392841 - 11/01/14 08:09 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Cool
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#5393017 - 11/01/14 09:36 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Calling skylar Monday for some lower rings ..then will have a range report soon
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#5393109 - 11/01/14 10:47 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Looks awesome. Love the spiral flutes with contrasting colors.

Any idea how much weight it saves on a 20" barrel?
Horizon, what do you charge for fluting bolt, barrel, and coat?

Thanks.

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#5393121 - 11/01/14 11:05 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Depends some on what type of flutes and what type of paint. Typically spiral is 200 the paint job is 200 and then fluting the bolt is 70 and painting the bolt is 30.

Depends how deep you do the flutes.
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#5393135 - 11/01/14 11:31 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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SAAH!Weet!! for sure...
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#5393277 - 11/02/14 06:21 AM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Great looking rifle. You won't be dissapointed.

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#5393468 - 11/02/14 08:35 AM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Looks good. :up;

Now we'll see how it does at a half mile. grin
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#5393529 - 11/02/14 09:13 AM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Will pm you later on some dates
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#5393659 - 11/02/14 10:50 AM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Looks great.

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#5393820 - 11/02/14 12:42 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Cool!

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#5396958 - 11/03/14 05:08 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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Wow, that looks awesome!
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#5397569 - 11/03/14 09:01 PM Re: TIKKA 6.5X55 FACE LIFT!!! [Re: daniel1381]
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That looks good!! The Swede is a great round that most guys ignore. Cool rifle man.

Reno

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