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#5448582 - 11/29/14 02:36 PM Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint????
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Does anybody know the exact specs on the varmint barrel? I bought a stock inletted for this barrel. So I need a barrel now and I can't find the dimensions. Not sure if the remington varnint or sendero is the same. I know a Douglas 5 is close I think

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#5448596 - 11/29/14 02:51 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I've got the varmint ss 22-250 if you need to borrow it to measure..

http://www.tikka.fi/pdf/specs/T3VarmintStainless.pdf
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#5448795 - 11/29/14 05:30 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I've got the same SS 22-250 and will measure tomorrow if you like. My gut feel is it is very close or the same as a Remington Varmint in diameter but a bit shorter. You can certainly borrow mine to check but will cost you a beer. cheers
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#5448876 - 11/29/14 06:29 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Since you live 1/4 mile away what kind of beer you want grin I don't even know what im measuring, but since I found the stock in stock I sure would like to be able to get away with a barrel in stock.

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#5448974 - 11/29/14 07:33 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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What kind of stock did you get? I have a tikka CTR and would like to find a stock for.

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#5449031 - 11/29/14 08:10 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I was cruising Mcmillans retail and clicked under the sale tab and found a McMillan thumbhole ready to go for a t3. It's inletted for a factory varmint and in a color scheme I liked.
I guess the worst thing is it's also inletted for the tikka plastic bottom metal but that doesn't bother me to much. I might be able to inlet for other bottom metal but. I don't even know what caliber I want , but probably something in 6mm so I can have a bolt varmint gun again.

McMillan is staring to keep more stocks in stock from what I learned

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#5449102 - 11/29/14 08:54 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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What happened to the Tikka 243?
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#5449137 - 11/29/14 09:13 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: FiremanJG]
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It doesn't shoot, I hate it, and now I'm going transform it sooner than I thought

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#5449170 - 11/29/14 09:38 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Thanks for the heads up I'll check out McMillan's site.

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#5449175 - 11/29/14 09:40 PM Re: Barrel Contour Tikka Varmint???? [Re: Brother in-law]
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BIL, I will be in the office in the morning but should be home in the early afternoon. I will PM you my phone number and you can borrow it anytime you like.
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