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#6924926 - 10/18/17 01:12 PM TC Compass
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Does anyone have one of these?
I just got one and won't have time to fool with it for a while and was just looking for some general reviews from someone who has the gun.
FYI: Academy currently has them on sale for 199.00 after the manufacture rebate.

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#6925036 - 10/18/17 03:27 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
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decoy

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My dad bought on and it's in my safe. I haven't shot it yet but the trigger will not get below 5# on it.

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#6925132 - 10/18/17 05:00 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
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The Savage Axis was on sale with a scope for under $300. My buddies dad bought one in 30-06, said it shot great. Not sure where he bought it, they live near Corsicana.
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#6925168 - 10/18/17 05:39 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
The Savage Axis was on sale with a scope for under $300. My buddies dad bought one in 30-06, said it shot great. Not sure where he bought it, they live near Corsicana.


bass pro 299.99
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#6925850 - 10/19/17 10:53 AM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
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I have been looking at this, in the 308, for a week or two. For $199 from Academy with the rebate, I guess I will have to find out! Looking around on other sites they have good reviews, everyone pretty much says its a good cheap rifle.

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#6926021 - 10/19/17 01:03 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
cullbuck Offline
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I figured you can't go too wrong for 199.00
I got a 22-250.
I'll scope it and start tinkering with some loads after deer season.

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#6926031 - 10/19/17 01:14 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
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if you like a 5 lb trigger banana
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#6926242 - 10/19/17 04:28 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: colt45]
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Originally Posted By: colt45
if you like a 5 lb trigger banana


It should be adjustable from 3.5-5lbs! laugh
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#6926248 - 10/19/17 04:34 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: brianaustintx]
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decoy

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Originally Posted By: brianaustintx
Originally Posted By: colt45
if you like a 5 lb trigger banana


It should be adjustable from 3.5-5lbs! laugh


It is not!!!!

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#6926255 - 10/19/17 04:42 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: BOBO the Clown]
brianaustintx Online   happy
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Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted By: brianaustintx
Originally Posted By: colt45
if you like a 5 lb trigger banana


It should be adjustable from 3.5-5lbs! laugh


It is not!!!!


Hm! That's quite odd, both Academy and the TC website state that it is."Crisp, adjustable, single-stage trigger"

I guess only one way to truly find out...
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#6926734 - 10/20/17 08:16 AM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
cullbuck Offline
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I haven't measured the trigger pull but it doesn't feel too bad, no creep but I'm guessing it is more than 3 lb.

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#6926891 - 10/20/17 09:59 AM Re: TC Compass [Re: colt45]
hwy84 Offline
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Originally Posted By: colt45
if you like a 5 lb trigger banana

Not hard to fix that.
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#6927049 - 10/20/17 12:13 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
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Yeah, I ended up buying the .308 version today. Can't wait to take it to the range later today!
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#6927070 - 10/20/17 12:39 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: hwy84]
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decoy

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Originally Posted By: hwy84
Originally Posted By: colt45
if you like a 5 lb trigger banana

Not hard to fix that.


Yes if you can machine bolt nuts to a lessor thickness.

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#6927078 - 10/20/17 12:55 PM Re: TC Compass [Re: cullbuck]
cullbuck Offline
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Allrighty Brian.
Let us know how it does.

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