Sako bolt face

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by ofdscooby, Apr 9, 2015.

  1. ofdscooby

    ofdscooby Well-Known Member

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    Can a standard Sako bolt face be opened up to a mag bolt face? Does anyone know of any good Sako gunsmiths.
     
  2. scottishkat

    scottishkat Well-Known Member

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    Which model Sako? I don't think you can do anything to the 85.
     
  3. ofdscooby

    ofdscooby Well-Known Member

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    I don't know I just requested a pic from him. I really don't know anything about Sakos I was hoping they were like 700's
     
  4. scottishkat

    scottishkat Well-Known Member

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    The older model sako's were similar to the 700 both 2 lug bolts. The 85 is a 3 lug and the bolt has been reduced in weight so modification of the bolt face would not be to practical.

    That said the 3 lug bolt of the 85 is as smooth as any rifle I have owned Including a cooper 3 lug.

    Good luck and shoot straight

    Bob
     
  5. ofdscooby

    ofdscooby Well-Known Member

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    It is a 3 lug i remember that and it was smooth as silk.