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#6031321 - 11/15/15 07:36 PM So it's done. (gun for my fiancée)
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We went to cabelas, she handled a few different rifles, then we decided on the Tikka T3 Lite in 308. Caliber was easy as that is what she is used to shooting and ammo will be plentiful. Vortex Viper 3.5-10X50 on top.

Thanks for everyone's input on the previous post. we looked at lots but this fit the bill

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#6031349 - 11/15/15 07:44 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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Good hunting combo there.
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#6031401 - 11/15/15 08:02 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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Very nice.
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#6031410 - 11/15/15 08:04 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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Good call up
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#6031436 - 11/15/15 08:12 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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That will hunt! Good girl you got there
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#6031443 - 11/15/15 08:15 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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nice choice, a JG starter kit, looking forward to her range report
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#6031444 - 11/15/15 08:15 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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I've got a stainless T3 308 that I put in a Black with gray webbing Bell and Carlson stock. If you're not interested in upgrading the stock, you might consider swapping out the hard factory recoil pad for a Limbsaver or Decellerator. Makes a world of difference, since they are so light.
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#6031473 - 11/15/15 08:25 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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we'll see how it goes. she's shot the 300WM with no problem

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#6031478 - 11/15/15 08:28 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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Can't go wrong with that! Congrats!

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#6031480 - 11/15/15 08:29 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: Buzzsaw]
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nice choice, a JG starter kit, looking forward to her range report


That's a 1 MOA, thousand yard rifle with the right ammo and scope. peep
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#6031557 - 11/15/15 08:53 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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yep sweet rig
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#6031790 - 11/15/15 11:35 PM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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Congrats. Make sure she post her first kill with the rifle.

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#6031830 - 11/16/15 02:41 AM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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Great rig. Limbsaver is a must.

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#6032403 - 11/16/15 10:45 AM Re: So it's done. (gun for my fiancée) [Re: ETexas Hunter]
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limbsaver is on its way

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