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Unread 09-30-2011, 07:07 PM
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tikka t3 lite

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i'm thinking to buy tikka t3 lite 300 win mag and use it for 500-800 yards hunting....is there any better rifle for that money ... any other suggestions ??
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    Unread 10-01-2011, 09:17 AM
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    Re: tikka t3 lite

    It's tough to beat a Tikka in price and accuracy!

    I'll have a long action DBM available for the Tikka shortly as well. This will give you more flexibly when seating VLD bullets.
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    Re: tikka t3 lite

    I would have to second that.
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    Re: tikka t3 lite

    For those distances, you may want to consider a smaller caliber. Just a thought. There are many non-magnum calibers that will work efficiently to 800yds.

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    Re: tikka t3 lite

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    hi
    i'm thinking to buy tikka t3 lite 300 win mag and use it for 500-800 yards hunting....is there any better rifle for that money ... any other suggestions ??

    Yep! "tikka t3 SS lite 338 win mag" .....6.44lb!

    All you will need is a LimbSaver butt pad.
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    Re: tikka t3 lite

    I actually just bought one and am waiting for my limbsaver before taking it to the range!
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    Re: tikka t3 lite

    I have a Tikka T3 in 300 WSM and it shoots best (unfortunately) with max or near book max loads. I have no trouble sending 180 gr bullets down range at 3000+ fps. The recoil was tolerable for hunting but miserable for load development. After adding a Limbsaver recoil pad, Harris bi-pod and a muzzle brake I can shoot it all day wearing only a t-shirt and I'm more accurate too. Sure it weighs 8 1/2 lbs but I don't care. Also, don't expect the factory scope rings to hold up under all that pounding. Get one-piece mounts from Talley or DNZ. Just my 2 cents worth.
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