Best $ ever spent?--- Tikka T3x Tac A1

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by SavageScott, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. SavageScott

    SavageScott Well-Known Member

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    Ok guys, I finally saved up enough $$$ to buy another rig for some long range work. After going insane trying to decide what to buy I went with the Tikka T3x Tac A1 in 6.5 Creedmoor. After having a few Savages that were just shooting "ok" I decided I'd brand-jump...... after all the Tikka T3's that I've had for hunting were excellent shooters so why not....

    That was Monday, and today I finally got to the range. Full disclosure--- I don't hand load, I've only been "in the game for longer range stuff for a few years, so I still have a ton to learn......

    I almost couldn't believe it, but sighting in the rifle today I pulled-off something that I never thought was possible--- I put 3 bullets through the same [email protected] hole (100 YARDS)!!! Then, made the adjustments left and on the next group put 2 bullets through the same hole! Unbelievable! Not bad at all I think! I wanted to stretch out a bit more, but will have to find a longer range for that (I'm in NY and only had an hour anyway). Anyway, I didn't calculate the MOA's on each group but it seems pretty low. Wanted to share the pics as I am REALLY excited and think I made the right choice with the Tikka! I used a couple targets that were left at the range hanging (hey--- they worked!)..... next time I'll buy my own so it will be easier to see the group size. Anyone else seeing this kind of accuracy with the Tac A1?! I don't want to get too excited, but this is definitely encouraging! Think I got my hands on a shooter, folks!
     

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  2. phorwath

    phorwath Well-Known Member

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    Nice. Tikkas are shooters. But yours is exceptional. Better hold on to that one!
     
  3. Hatrick

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    And go back where you bought that ammo and buy the rest in that lot #.
     
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  4. SavageScott

    SavageScott Well-Known Member

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    Could not agree more!
     
  5. SavageScott

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    I may very well do that! But I have always had good results with Hornady's Match ammo!
     
  6. Mike 338

    Mike 338 Well-Known Member

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    Another satisfied Tikka owner. Nice shooting.
     
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  7. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    Great shooting, both the rifle & the driver !
     
  8. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    Man, that is awesome! You're a good shooter too.
     
  9. SavageScott

    SavageScott Well-Known Member

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    I am now a Tikka fan for life!
     
  10. SavageScott

    SavageScott Well-Known Member

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    Thanks I appreciate that!
     
  11. phorwath

    phorwath Well-Known Member

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    Wanna sell it? :D:D:D
     
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  12. Wiley J

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  13. Wiley J

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    They are real impressive groups.
    I just got a T3X CTR in .308. Getting sub minute groups with garden variety 150gn. Federals. I’m really impressed with the Tikkas.
    Can’t wait to load up a few and see what it can really do.
     
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  14. SavageScott

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    Even my T3's shot well. CTR's are really nice I was looking at one last year but ended up buying a Savage 10 GRS..... should have bought the Tikka!
     
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