TC Icon on the shelves.

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by Coyboy, Sep 30, 2007.

  1. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    I stopped at the GM in Wausau last week and they had a Icon in 308 win on the rack. I was kinda in a hurry and handled it briefly. Nice looking rifle, Had a very attractive walnut stock. Priced at $999 it should be the go to gun for new buyers. Now that 700 bdl's are $850.
     
  2. Fulldraw™

    Fulldraw™ Well-Known Member

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    Last week I saw one at a local gun dealer in .308 priced ar $899.00. It didn't last long! After fondling the rifle I was reasonably impressed with the the overall package....but the current production butter knife bolt handle is a deal breaker for me.

    It was terrible!!! I would consider purchasing an Icon when a different bolt handle/knob is available such as pictured in the September '07 ST magazine review on the Icon.
     

  3. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    I thought the same thing about the bolt handle. I read that they are easilly replaceble for different options. There not welded on but are retained by the bolt shroud, I think.
     
  4. Boman

    Boman Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, I got to handle a few of them. I'll wait till I can get one in different caliber and a normal bold handle. Can't stand the butter knife.
     
  5. redbone

    redbone Well-Known Member

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    Hays Guys


    When can we get the normal bold handl on the Icon ?


    Redbone
     
  6. Dead Beat

    Dead Beat Well-Known Member

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    i was in Colorado 3 weeks ago me and my son went to gander mountain there was 3 Icon's on the shelf . i been wanting to get one but after looking at them I'm kinda disappointed on 2 of them the barrel's were touching the stock's on the left the other was touching on the right both had a 1/4 inch gap in the barrel channel . i hope its just with the first run and they get it fixed other than that i really liked them even the goofy bolt . i want one in 308 or maybe a 7mm 08 if they come out with one


    JIM