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#6152237 - 01/24/16 03:51 PM New rifle options
denton Offline
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Looking at a Tikka for $550. Anything else in that price range I should consider? Will i be dissapointed in the Tikka? .308
Thank you

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#6152238 - 01/24/16 03:53 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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"You won't be disappointed" will bet he consensus on THF. You might consider spending another $100 and getting stainless, but that's just me.

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#6152293 - 01/24/16 04:23 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: jdk1985]
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Originally Posted By: jdk1985
"You won't be disappointed" will bet he consensus on THF. You might consider spending another $100 and getting stainless, but that's just me.


X2. I have two, they've been awesome.
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#6152318 - 01/24/16 04:39 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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I know of nothing in this price range as good as a Tikka. I have 3 and the bolt is smooth, outstanding trigger and they are consistently accurate.
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#6152442 - 01/24/16 05:34 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
603Country Offline
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I got the stainless T3 Lite. I wiped down the barrel the other day. It was so grimy that I was ashamed, but I do love the low maintenance aspect.

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#6152607 - 01/24/16 06:38 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: Big Fitz]
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Originally Posted By: Big Fitz
I know of nothing in this price range as good as a Tikka. I have 3 and the bolt is smooth, outstanding trigger and they are consistently accurate.


Yup. I have two, zero complaints.
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#6152655 - 01/24/16 06:56 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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#6152868 - 01/24/16 08:27 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: Big Fitz
I know of nothing in this price range as good as a Tikka. I have 3 and the bolt is smooth, outstanding trigger and they are consistently accurate.


Yup. I have two, zero complaints.


Same, and I would spend the extra $$ and get stainless.
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#6152903 - 01/24/16 08:48 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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Tikka!


Edited by Cattleman (01/24/16 08:48 PM)

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#6153012 - 01/24/16 09:50 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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Sometimes you find ""benchmark" products that you learn that you can trust to always be what you expected them to be ...I've owned 3 T3's & an older 695...so far, and expect to own some more....and YES, I'd suggest a Stainless too.
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#6155593 - 01/26/16 11:32 AM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
ndhunter Offline
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Originally Posted By: denton
Looking at a Tikka for $550. Anything else in that price range I should consider? Will i be dissapointed in the Tikka? .308
Thank you


I was considering a Browning X bolt but they are pricey. I was also considering a .270 but am now leaning towards a .308. I have been looking at the Tika's but I had wood and gun blue in mind instead of composite and stainless. Also planning to buy a Vortex to mount at the same time.

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#6156325 - 01/26/16 04:58 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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my X-Bolt in 7mm-08 is VERY accurate!!, nice gun, well finished. feather trigger is very good at 3.5# you would like it

I own 2 Sako 85's and absolutely love them. their distant cousin...Tikka is a nice gun too for the $$

Savage makes some great wood and blue guns too
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#6156337 - 01/26/16 05:04 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
Nick1 Offline
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Registered: 07/27/14
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I have a Tikka t3 in 270 stainless. Incredibly accurate. Awesome trigger/bolt.

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#6156349 - 01/26/16 05:10 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
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#6156544 - 01/26/16 06:54 PM Re: New rifle options [Re: denton]
charlesb Offline
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I've never owned or even handled a Tikka, but on the strength of reports from other shooters whose opinions I respect, I'd say that you can't go wrong with a Tikka.

I hear lots of good reports about the Tikka, but the gripes are few and far between.

The one I keep looking at is the Forrester. (Wood and blue)
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