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  1. WTB: few items, including for: Tikka, Krico, Swede Mauser, Ljungman,

    Trading Post
    Greetings, below are some items I am looking for: 1) Swedish original NOS surplus barrels for m/96 and m/38. will consider some take offs if in great shape. Do have a sufficient supply of m/94 barrel for our restorations, unless these are really cheap and NOS. 2) I am trying to...
  2. Question: Tikka Rifle

    Rifle, Shotgun and Handgun Scopes
    Hi- I have a question, and forgive me, I am clueless about rifles so I will need a very dumbed down answer please! My boyfriend recently bought a Tikka T3 SS Lite rifle, and said he needs a scope for this. I wanted to get h a scope for Christmas - but I tried to research it and I don't...
  3. Tikka T3 develops very LOW velocities

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I have a Tikka T3 in 7MM rem mag. I have been trying to work up loads for it for antelope so using lighter bullets. My problem is the velocities are REALLY LOW both compared to loading manuals and a friends M700. Here are the specifics. Using a shooting Chrony chronograph Load 1 145 Speer BTSP...
  4. looking for reload info on .308

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    want to know if any one has any reloading info on hornady 165gr interbond. I have a new Tikka T3 varmint heavy barrel. I have shot factory loads to sight in etc and want to start reloading but wanted to know if anyone has reloaded this combo? Thanks
  5. 25-06 barrel length

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Hi i am looking at a new 25-06 and am thinking either a tikka or a remington 700. I really liked the feel of the tikka but i don't like how they only offer a 22" barrel on it. I have been toled that you should have at least a 24" on the 25-06 for the best results. Anyway just wondering what your...
  6. Which Is The Better Hunter?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    i am itching to get a new hunting rifle. i have, since childhood wanted an m1 garand and i am now seeing this as my chance. I would have to settle for a ultimak because, as a left-handed shooter, i can't shoot with the sight off to the left. therefore i have a problem, wether to get the garand...
  7. What is in my Brand New Rifle: Blue Patches

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I have a new Tikka and ran several patches through with Bore Scrubber, used a brush, ran more wet and dry patches, and I am still getting blue stuff on my patches. I am using a bore guide but I decided I didn't want to wear out the barrel before I even shoot it for the first time. What is this...
  8. Bought a .270 Today!!

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I got a Tikka T3 Lite Stainless today. I am putting a Zeiss Conquest 3-9x40 on as well. So did I make a good choice for a caliber? I'm in TN and hunt woods and field edges.
  9. Dumb Question On New Tikka Rifle

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I got my Tikka T3 today and have a dumb question. Do I need to buy seperate bases or will most rings fit directly to the receiver? I bought some Burris Signature rings and am thinking I need to get bases since it doesn't look like they will work directly on the receiver. Is this correct?
  10. .308 caliber for wife

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    My wife is looking for a hunting rifle, something not too expensive and that doesnt say Remington on it. She will be using it for elk and Nilgai. Anything smaller she will use her bow. Gun is probably going to be used maybe twice a year. She is looking at the Howa 1500 in .308. She doesnt...