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#6913950 - 10/09/17 09:46 AM Tikka CTR Range Report
Texan Til I Die Offline
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Registered: 08/18/09
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Loc: Central Texas
Picked up a CTR in 260 from another forum member on Friday. Planning for this to be my go to deer getter this season. I already have a long range 260 setup, so I thought it made sense to stick with a caliber I was already set up to load for.

I gave the bore a good cleaning then mounted a Zeiss Conquest 4-14 with the Z-800 reticle that I had sitting around. Took it to my range Saturday afternoon, bore sighted it, then fired 5 rounds of factory ammo to get it close. Decided to try my load for my other 260 just for grins and proceeded to shoot a .75 inch group. How lucky was that? I went up a couple of clicks on my elevation to get it into the bull and shot another .75 inch group, all shots cold bore. I think I'll just leave it like it is. roflmao



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#6913981 - 10/09/17 10:00 AM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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That will work
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#6913997 - 10/09/17 10:13 AM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8767
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I'm glad you bought that-I was going to if you hadn't. Congrats on the new rifle!
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#6914152 - 10/09/17 12:08 PM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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Registered: 06/22/14
Posts: 417
Loc: Stephenville
Glad to see it's shooting well for you, hope you get to put it good use hunting this season.

The one I kept in 6.5cm is a shooter also. Hard to beat these for the money IMO..

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#6914162 - 10/09/17 12:19 PM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
janie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
Posts: 17495
Loc: Collin County TX
Good chootin! up
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#6914422 - 10/09/17 03:03 PM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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Registered: 08/18/09
Posts: 2098
Loc: Central Texas
I may tweak the load after deer season to see if I can get it to shoot a bit tighter. Of course it may also be the scope. That Zeiss has the thickest reticle lines I've ever seen on a scope. At 100 yards it almost completely covered that 1 inch bull. Hard to get real precise with that scope, but it's great for low light hunting and quick target acquisition.
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#6914785 - 10/09/17 07:21 PM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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Registered: 11/06/11
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Loc: Royse City, TX
I saw that CTR for sale. It was a great deal.

Nice shooting and nice rifle! My CTR 6.5 creedmoor is shooting awesome with Hornady 140 ELD-M Ammo. I already have 8 lbs of H-4350 to start loading with. Love those Tikkas!

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#6914909 - 10/09/17 08:33 PM Re: Tikka CTR Range Report [Re: Texan Til I Die]
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Registered: 02/24/07
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Loc: Palestine
I just picked up a CTR in 308. I regret not buying one sooner!
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