Sako 85 Finnlight rifle anyone??

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Litehiker, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. Litehiker

    Litehiker Well-Known Member

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    Been lusting after the new SAKO 85 Finnlight in 6.5 CM or even that rifle in their Carbonlight stock.

    Mmmmmm...

    Anyone have one of these?

    Eric B.
     
  2. Bigeclipse

    Bigeclipse Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a sweet rifle. For 300$ more dollars compared to the A5 roughtech series I wonder what the differences are to justify that much more money.
     
  3. Canhunter35

    Canhunter35 Well-Known Member

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    The a7 has plastic bolt shroud and plastic trigger guard. I’m betting the finnlight doesn’t.
    It’s more than $300 difference isn’t? In canada ur looking at 7-800$ difference I think
     
  4. Wild Bill G

    Wild Bill G Well-Known Member

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    I have one in 270 WSM super nice gun. Got it at a gun show for asong 1900 with Leupold VXIII lr with the 56mm obj. Yes it has the metal trigger guard and mag plus a nice trigger. I am sure you will like one if you get it.
     
  5. Idaho Trecker

    Idaho Trecker Well-Known Member

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    I have 3 sako 85 and a 75. The sako 85 finnlite I have has been my go-to for a lot of years. Mine was a 300 win that I had re chambered to 300 dakota. The triggers are great! You won't regret getting one.
     
  6. otisdog

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    I’ve got one in 270wsm. Handles great. All weather and accurate. BUT. Kicks like a mule. Just put

    a limb saver on but haven’t tried it yet
     
  7. Idaho Trecker

    Idaho Trecker Well-Known Member

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    That is something I forgot I also did. Very good suggestion to anyone getting such a lite rifle.
     
  8. Stk

    Stk Well-Known Member

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    I have the 85 finnlight in a McMillan stock in .270 WSM. Awesome rifle.