Re: Tikka T3 Scout VS TC Icon....need help.
Never shot the Tikka or the Icon. But I did get to handle the Icon at a sportsman show recently. I like the trigger and the bolt throw. Lift on the is a little stiff. I would hope that it would smooth out some as you shoot. There are a lot more aftermarket parts being made available for the Tikka now that it is becoming quite popular. Just for that reason alone I would go that direction. However I am a Savage fan, so you may want to look at their law enforcement line of rifles. They handle well, and they have a cool model in .308 that comes with the bottom metal that accepts AI magazines. It also comes with a one piece base and threaded muzzle for a suppressor. If you don't want or have any intention of a suppressor, then you can use the same threads for a muzzle break if you want to go that route.
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