Sako finnbear

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by hogg, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. hogg

    hogg New Member

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    I have a Sako Finnbear 7mm rm from the early 80's. I have been told they are a very fine action. Is this a good action to build a semi custom LR rifle? Thanks for your time.
     

  2. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    all the sakos i have had ; had excellent triggers, and were very accurate. one article in precision shooting the author checked the "runout" on a sako action. he got .0000. no need to blueprint it. ron
     

  3. sierra22

    sierra22 Well-Known Member

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    This is my Sako Finnbear with a McMillan stock, Shilen 1:9 barrel, 6.5x55 with 140gr Amax

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    800 meters/ 875 yards
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    800 meters/ 875 yards
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    1005 meters/ 1099 yards
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  4. sierra22

    sierra22 Well-Known Member

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    Sako Finnbear. Haven't done anything to the action but lapping the recoil lugs when fitting the new barrel
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    Hope this settles your mind on the Sako Finnbear quality
     
  5. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Very nice shooting Sierra! I wish my Finnlight would shoot that well :rolleyes:
     
  6. Kurt

    Kurt Well-Known Member

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    my wife just bought that same gun this year from her uncle for 500 bucks and loves shooting it. she shot her buck this year a 310 yds and it went 10 yards and piled up. I really like the trigger on it and how smooth the action is.
     
  7. Wookie316

    Wookie316 Well-Known Member

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    Nothing beats the old "A" action Sako's IMO.