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    Any thoughts???

    Looking at getting a Tikka 6.5x55 what do people think of them

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    Tikka build good rifles.

    6.5x55 is a bloody good hunting caliber

    But what really counts is what do "You" think of them.

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    Is this a trick question????
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    It is a reloaders caliber if ever there was one,if you dont reload perhaps look at other calibers.
    I dont like the T3 myself but it is a quality rifle for the money.
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    Yup as Cam said, to get the best out'a em performance wise you need to reload, they are accurate as & a good alround cal for most of NZ's big game beasties. If you'll guna use it in the bush alot then get a second safety hole or known as a "half cock" hole drilled in the bolt, best thing you can do to a T3
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    No may I ask why you ask if this is a trick question Shearer
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    Quote Originally Posted by P38 View Post
    Tikka build good rifles.

    6.5x55 is a bloody good hunting caliber

    But what really counts is what do "You" think of them.

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    I don't really know what i think of them currently have a 7mm08
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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    It is a reloaders caliber if ever there was one,if you dont reload perhaps look at other calibers.
    I dont like the T3 myself but it is a quality rifle for the money.
    you have me very intrigued, yes i do reload but may i ask why it is a reloaders caliber?
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    Sorry. If that is in reference to my comment, asking if a certain brand of rifle or certain cartridge is any good is opening the can of worms and waiting for the fish to bite. If you search the forum for Tikka or 6.5x55 I am sure you will have enough reading and debate to last you a week.
    Personally. I own two T3s and love them and wouldn't hesitate to take any big game animal in NZ with a 6.5x55.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiwiman View Post
    you have me very intrigued, yes i do reload but may i ask why it is a reloaders caliber?
    Factory loads are fairly mild due to the older rifles available in that chambering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    Sorry. If that is in reference to my comment, asking if a certain brand of rifle or certain cartridge is any good is opening the can of worms and waiting for the fish to bite. If you search the forum for Tikka or 6.5x55 I am sure you will have enough reading and debate to last you a week.
    Personally. I own two T3s and love them and wouldn't hesitate to take any big game animal in NZ with a 6.5x55.
    Haha I see your point, I haven't had a Tikka or a 6.6x55 but the Tikka seems popular and as far as caliber go I've had nothing to do with this one, just knew it's an older caliber but still seems popular. Thanks for your comment

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    Factory loads are fairly mild due to the older rifles available in that chambering.
    Thanks that makes sense

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    If you can get some 120 grain nosler BT factory norma ammo it will be a laser beam, or even that norma training ammo, brads even hit a barn door with it and that was at 105 yards with a blaser
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