Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
C&H OutDoors, bigspice, laraw03, Wildcat1, Kmelancon
61812 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 81354
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44152
BOBO the Clown 42147
BMD 40617
bill oxner 38134
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34316
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31223
facebook
Forum Stats
61812 Members
46 Forums
427612 Topics
5898516 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6449086 - 09/12/16 03:41 PM Need help aging my Tikka 22-06
TexasVine Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 10/20/08
Posts: 2101
Loc: Lakeway/Fredericksburg
Just picked up a beautiful Tikka M695 25-06 with wood stock. Seller told me it was pre Beretta. I have search the web and contacted Tikka with no success to age my rifle. Can anyone offer any assistance?

SN is 89XXXX

Thanks for any assistance you can offer.
_________________________
TexasVine

Top
#6449574 - 09/12/16 08:19 PM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: TexasVine]
WileyCoyote Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 4925
Loc: The Dogwood Capital of Texas
Ummm IMO ALL the Tikka 595/695's & 658's are pre Beretta, and should be roll stamped Stoeger Ind with a South Hackensack NJ address..I worked out the 55 Ruta Ct, S Hackensack address from Nov '82 to Nov '88 when Stoeger was still owned by Nokia & Llama.

Beretta came along after that & after Stoeger had already moved to Wayne NJ I believe after I was gone in Nov '88, when the "divorce" 'tween Nokia and Llama took place. Hope that helps.
Ron
_________________________
Remember Aesops Fables of the "Scorpion & and the Frog's" crossing the river...

... we must hang together, or we will ALL hang seperately, Ben Franklin..

Those who fail to learn from History are doomed to repeat it,Santayana

Top
#6451687 - 09/14/16 10:03 AM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: TexasVine]
nsmike Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 05/02/12
Posts: 4357
Loc: MN
Just a comment, if there is no roll stamp, it likely was sold thru a military rod & gun club. I had two Sakos with no roll stamp. I purchased them at my rod & gun club in 79 and 80 in Germany. I know they have really reduced our military presense in Europe, but pre 1992, a lot of guns were imported by military members.
_________________________
for every stereotype there's a prototype

Top
#6452798 - 09/14/16 10:19 PM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: WileyCoyote]
TexasVine Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 10/20/08
Posts: 2101
Loc: Lakeway/Fredericksburg
Originally Posted By: WileyCoyote
Ummm IMO ALL the Tikka 595/695's & 658's are pre Beretta, and should be roll stamped Stoeger Ind with a South Hackensack NJ address..I worked out the 55 Ruta Ct, S Hackensack address from Nov '82 to Nov '88 when Stoeger was still owned by Nokia & Llama.

Beretta came along after that & after Stoeger had already moved to Wayne NJ I believe after I was gone in Nov '88, when the "divorce" 'tween Nokia and Llama took place. Hope that helps.
Ron


Thanks for the info.
_________________________
TexasVine

Top
#6452801 - 09/14/16 10:21 PM Re: Need help aging my Tikka 22-06 [Re: nsmike]
TexasVine Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 10/20/08
Posts: 2101
Loc: Lakeway/Fredericksburg
Originally Posted By: nsmike
Just a comment, if there is no roll stamp, it likely was sold thru a military rod & gun club. I had two Sakos with no roll stamp. I purchased them at my rod & gun club in 79 and 80 in Germany. I know they have really reduced our military presense in Europe, but pre 1992, a lot of guns were imported by military members.


Interesting info. Thanks.
_________________________
TexasVine

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide