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#7020029 - 01/01/18 12:49 PM Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/16
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Loc: Amarillo, TX
Hey all,
Probably picking up a Tikka t3 Lite stainless in 300 wsm. Heard horror stories about the recoil. Any advice (if true) how to tame it?

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#7020044 - 01/01/18 12:58 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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Never shot a 300wsm but have shot 300wm a bunch and if memory serves me, both will launch a 180 gr bullet at the same speed. Tikkas are good rifles but tend to be on the light side. THINK about it!!
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#7020051 - 01/01/18 01:04 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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Iím not trying to be a tough guy, but Iíve never shot a rifle that was too much recoil in a hunting situation. And that includes .300wby and .50 Beowulf. If itís a hunting rifle, you likely wonít shoot it more than once or twice at a time. You should be fine.
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#7020064 - 01/01/18 01:11 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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It's going to suck

That gun will thump

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#7020069 - 01/01/18 01:12 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/16
Posts: 175
Loc: Amarillo, TX
Caribou,
I'm with you. After it is sighted in it will at most be shot a few times a year. Once to verify zero and the rest on game.

Is $577 NIB a fair price for a lefty?

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#7020075 - 01/01/18 01:15 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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I bet sighting in wont be much fun.

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#7020076 - 01/01/18 01:16 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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I have one. Shooting targets I have a lead sled. Shooting an animal you donít really feel the recoil anyway.
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#7020078 - 01/01/18 01:18 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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#7020079 - 01/01/18 01:22 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/16
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Loc: Amarillo, TX
Fireman,
Do you know how much the gunsmith work costs?

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#7020089 - 01/01/18 01:32 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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Originally Posted By: Amarillo.Hunter
Fireman,
Do you know how much the gunsmith work costs?


You can get a barrel threaded for $75 or so
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#7020098 - 01/01/18 01:35 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Aggieman775]
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Originally Posted By: Aggieman775
I have one. Shooting targets I have a lead sled. Shooting an animal you donít really feel the recoil anyway.


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#7020100 - 01/01/18 01:37 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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Timed brakes cost more, because it requires more time. I think that scenario is $100-$150. I am waiting on a reply from a gunsmith friend.
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#7020103 - 01/01/18 01:38 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: FiremanJG]
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
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Registered: 01/24/16
Posts: 175
Loc: Amarillo, TX
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Timed brakes cost more, because it requires more time. I think that scenario is $100-$150. I am waiting on a reply from a gunsmith friend.


Thanks, Fireman, looking forward to hearing. Is that fair/good price for a new one?

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#7020106 - 01/01/18 01:40 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: Amarillo.Hunter]
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Is what a fair price for a new what?
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#7020109 - 01/01/18 01:41 PM Re: Tikka t3 lite stainless 300wsm recoil [Re: FiremanJG]
Amarillo.Hunter Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/24/16
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Loc: Amarillo, TX
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Is what a fair price for a new what?


Sorry (massive brain fart), a Tikka t3 lite stainless (lefty) for $577 shipped.


Edited by Amarillo.Hunter (01/01/18 01:42 PM)

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