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    Sako 85 Long Range owners

    Are there any Sako 85 Long range rifle owners here? Hoping to hear your thoughts, experience good or bad. I change rifles like I do underwear so looking going factory instead of custom this time, lol better resale value.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LJP View Post
    Are there any Sako 85 Long range rifle owners here? Hoping to hear your thoughts, experience good or bad. I change rifles like I do underwear so looking going factory instead of custom this time, lol better resale value.
    Just go Tikka T3 Varmint.
    Second hand ones come up every day or two on Trademe, you could literally change caliber once a week.
    Heaps of aftermarket bits which you can switch between rifles, due to Tikkas popularity you will never struggled to sell and if you buy second hand you will probably break even.

    Even better is you can buy other peoples custom guns and benefit from their wasting of thousands of dollars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beetroot View Post
    Just go Tikka T3 Varmint.
    Second hand ones come up every day or two on Trademe, you could literally change caliber once a week.
    Heaps of aftermarket bits which you can switch between rifles, due to Tikkas popularity you will never struggled to sell and if you buy second hand you will probably break even.

    Even better is you can buy other peoples custom guns and benefit from their wasting of thousands of dollars.
    You should also swap your classy brno 22 for a 10/22 While you're at it, cos 10/22's are cool
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan_Songhurst View Post
    You should also swap your classy brno 22 for a 10/22 While you're at it, cos 10/22's are cool
    Only issue with that is 10/22s are shit unless you spend lots on them, where as Tikkas out of the box are stupidly accurate and smooth and have good triggers, especially considering their price.
    I didn't say Tikkas where better than Sakos, merely recommended them to the OP as a good value for money option as well as having lots of choice considering his quote

    I change rifles like I do underwear

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    Quote Originally Posted by LJP View Post
    Are there any Sako 85 Long range rifle owners here? Hoping to hear your thoughts, experience good or bad. I change rifles like I do underwear so looking going factory instead of custom this time, lol better resale value.
    Nice, accurate yeah, not very light
    Very good resale compared to custom.
    The brake is very average and mounting the scope a bit of a bitch @Toby shooting mine at Dundees



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    Sako 85 300 win mag care of 7mmsaum
    Ken Henderson carbon fibre stock
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    Handloads by 7mmsaum
    = quite happy at last years Toby shoot

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    You cant get the Tikka in .338LM
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    Quote Originally Posted by 300winmag View Post
    Sako 85 300 win mag care of 7mmsaum
    Ken Henderson carbon fibre stock
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    Handloads by 7mmsaum
    = quite happy at last years Toby shoot
    Are you able to post a couple pics please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    Are you able to post a couple pics please?
    You just want to see the stock

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    Quote Originally Posted by BRADS View Post
    You just want to see the stock

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    maybe.....

    I have a feeling though it's the rifle uncle sent me photos of, in which case it's gorgeous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    maybe.....

    I have a feeling though it's the rifle uncle sent me photos of, in which case it's gorgeous.
    It's a greywolf though not a lr yeah?

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    When I get home tonight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    maybe.....

    I have a feeling though it's the rifle uncle sent me photos of, in which case it's gorgeous.
    Yes and yes

    Uncle
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