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#6942253 - 11/01/17 12:43 PM Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous
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So I get the rifle in from Whittakers a couple of days ago, and yesterday I went ahead and applied the Dyna Bore Coat treatment to it since I use it on all of my rifles. I let it cure overnight. Lightened the trigger a smidge, and mounted the SWFA SS 3-9x42 MQ in Tikka Warne's and headed to the range today. Results are with Hornady Precision Hunter 143 ELD-X factory rounds. Quick, short summary......

1. Bore sighted the old fashioned way....remove bolt and look down tube at 25yd target. Adjust accordingly
2. Fired first sighter, moved crosshairs to intersect the POA, fired another, result was close to bull. Moved to 100yds
3. The first pic is the 3, 3shot groups that I fired. Far left was furst 3 shot group at 100. Went into .657
4. Dialed down .4mils (IIRC)-- Middle group is 2nd group fired at 100 yds. Went into .521
5. Dialed down .2mils--Right target is 3rd group fired at 100 yds. Went into .238.....RIDICULOUS!
6. Wind started howling so I went back to work. Will chrono shortly, and see if this nonsense can be repeated.




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#6942302 - 11/01/17 01:07 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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#6942381 - 11/01/17 01:54 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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Registered: 09/04/09
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Outstanding! you can't get any better than that. texas cowboy

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#6942395 - 11/01/17 02:05 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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Great shooting!
I love those Tikka rifles!
I have 4 of them myself.

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#6942407 - 11/01/17 02:13 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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RIDICULOUS is right.
Now to google the dyna bore stuff
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#6942418 - 11/01/17 02:20 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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Did you get the t3x lite rifle or the ctr?

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#6942547 - 11/01/17 03:41 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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Nice shooting. up

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#6942574 - 11/01/17 04:00 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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#6942590 - 11/01/17 04:14 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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I have the T3X lite version. I'm anxious to chrono that load, but with accuracy like that, if repeatable.....I probably won't care what the chrono says.

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#6942721 - 11/01/17 06:32 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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They're awesome, nice shooting!

Didn't know Tikka was importing the Lite in 6.5 now. That's going to sell like hotcakes. I have the CTR 6.5 and it shoots about the same.

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#6942729 - 11/01/17 06:42 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: jeffbird]
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Nice shooting. up
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#6942779 - 11/01/17 07:33 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: 2Beez]
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Originally Posted By: jeffbird
Nice shooting. up
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#6942863 - 11/01/17 08:35 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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How are the stocks on these?

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#6945002 - 11/03/17 11:06 AM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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That'll do, fo sho!
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#6945241 - 11/03/17 03:11 PM Re: Tikka T3X 6.5 Creed---Ridiculous [Re: Jgraider]
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Absolutely stupid, and I don't claim to be a great shot. That's 5, not 3, for those counting at home.





Y'all bullied me into joining the revolution. T3X CTR, 24".


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