Sako Twist Rate

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by sdriverbottom, Oct 31, 2018.

  1. sdriverbottom

    sdriverbottom Well-Known Member

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    Any information on why Sako Finnlight 2 has a 1-14 twist for there 300 wsm? The old finnlight was 1-11.
     
  2. cervus

    cervus Active Member

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    Maybe a mis-print????
     
  3. LoneTraveler

    LoneTraveler Well-Known Member

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    I just checked the Sako web site and they list the Finnlite II in 300 WM and 300 WSM with a 1-11" twist. They list the barrel as Hammer Forged it may be off just a whisker either way. I agree with cervus it may be a mis-print.
     
  4. sdriverbottom

    sdriverbottom Well-Known Member

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    This is what I found, I never found 1-11.
     

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    LoneTraveler Well-Known Member

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    I just surfed the internet and there seems to be an old version or 2 versions of the Finnlite II 300 WSM.
    One listed on Sako's Site as Finnlite II 300 WSM JRSFL41 which they list a 1/11" Twist.
    There is listings other places for Sako Finnlite II 300 WSM JRSFL341 and lists twist as 1/14".
    The 3 in the model number seems to be the way to identify the 1/14" twist rifle. If you you want one, Better check the number close or will get a rifle that will not shoot heavy bullets for caliber.
     
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  6. sdriverbottom

    sdriverbottom Well-Known Member

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    JRSFL41 is the original finnlight. 1-11

    JRSF341 is the new finnlight II. 1-14

    Noticed this, and this is why I asked the question. Could be a misprint on the new i guess