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#5987730 - 10/21/15 03:35 PM New Rifle ordered
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 6312
Loc: Frisco, Texas
Talked about my sickness with guns a couple weeks ago, well, I went through with it today.

The nice folks at Europtics had a Sako 85 Bavarian Carbine (full length wood stock) with beautiful wood in the 6.5X55 Swede, (no .260's for a year).

Staying with the European look, I went with the new Nightforce SHV 2-10X42, IHR reticle. Ha Ha

Order for dies, brass, yada, yada in to Midway.

Should be hear next week, I'll send pics, and a range report, probably not in time for Opening day.

Stay tuned elmer
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#5987740 - 10/21/15 03:42 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
redchevy Offline
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Color me jealous, sounds like a very nice rig.

Always wanted a full length stock and I would rather have a 6.5x55 than a 260, just personal preference. Must post pics
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#5987940 - 10/21/15 06:04 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Awesome Buzz!

Bring it to the range as soon as you can! I look forward to seeing how it shoots.
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#5987980 - 10/21/15 06:29 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Color me jealous, sounds like a very nice rig.

Always wanted a full length stock and I would rather have a 6.5x55 than a 260, just personal preference. Must post pics


Ditto. Pix when ya git it!! up
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#5987986 - 10/21/15 06:32 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
SheepHunter Offline
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Registered: 12/28/12
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NICE up

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#5988051 - 10/21/15 07:11 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Jealous, you lucky dog!
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#5988510 - 10/22/15 05:40 AM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
MWTX270 Offline
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Registered: 10/17/15
Posts: 38
Loc: Palo Pinto county
I love the full length stocks. Make sure and post a picture when you get it.

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#5988616 - 10/22/15 07:42 AM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Congrats, love the looks and handling of the full length stocks.
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#5989133 - 10/22/15 01:12 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I'm looking forward to seeing the pictures. - It sure does sound good.
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#5989384 - 10/22/15 03:33 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
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#5989410 - 10/22/15 03:59 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
Creekrunner Offline
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 8103
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
I want a 6.5X55 Swede very badly. 'Have a couple of Mannlicher stocks, .338 and 7X57. Sako also makes some lefties, but I think they leave the safety on the right, at least that's the way the .338 is.

Looking forward to the pictures also.
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#5989480 - 10/22/15 04:54 PM Re: New Rifle ordered [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Registered: 08/03/11
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Sweetness right there, sir!
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