Tikka actions?

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  1. DXHI

    DXHI Well-Known Member

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    Is there anywhere to buy just a Tikka action vs the whole rifle?
    Considering/beginning stages of a 6.5x284 norma...
    Wanting to try one out
     
  2. aushunter1

    aushunter1 Well-Known Member

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    Short answer is no.

    Been there before!

    I have bought 2 Tikka's as donors & although I didn't change barrels I did change out the stocks.

    Would be great if they did though! !
     
  3. Aussie Hunter Steve

    Aussie Hunter Steve Well-Known Member

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    It might be best to buy a 6.5x55 in the configuration that suits you best, then get it re-chambered.
     
  4. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately you have to buy a complete rifle.
     
  5. Holycity73

    Holycity73 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Pawn shops.
     
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  6. reubenski

    reubenski Well-Known Member

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    I've bought a donor rifle for $400, sold the stock, BM, and mag for about $100. Walked away with a $300 action and trigger. My Smith opened up the bolt face to a magnum and soldiered fora small tab under the extractor to give it some more stand off for $100. I bought a Carbon Six barrel and rented a reamer from Rich Sherman. It turned out great. Nailed an antelope at 600yds with it two weeks ago. 147 ELDM at 3000 fps. Because this was successful I bought another Tikka in 270 and took the bolt out. Sold the remainder of the rifle for $200 in about 18 hours. Now I have a standard bolt face to go with it. I ordered a 22 BR barrel from McGowen. These are shouldered and chambered prefits. Cerakoted with muzzle threads it cost about $450. During the off season I'll screw the 22 BR barrel on and shoot 88 ELDMs
     
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  7. archp625

    archp625 Well-Known Member

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    I have a LH Tikka .270 I would sell someone if they wanted a donor action.
     
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  8. slas

    slas Well-Known Member

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    I have a nice barrel I picked up ready to go onto a Tikka action and have been looking for one. I've come to same conclusion, will need to just buy the whole riffle. Need to do it sooner than later because Tikka's aren't getting any cheaper. Won't use any of my current Tikka's because they all shoot too well.
     
  9. archp625

    archp625 Well-Known Member

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    if you need a LH one I have one I would sell ya.
     
  10. slas

    slas Well-Known Member

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    Not a lefty....but thanks for the offer.
     
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  12. 270 JDM

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    What barrel do you have for a Tikka? How much?
    Thanks
     
  13. rockwallraider

    rockwallraider Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    tikka is one of my favorite actions, I usually just buy the lower end rifle for roughly 500 and sell the barrel and stock for about 150-200

    now you have a $300 action that is ready to go. love them,
     
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  14. 86alaskan

    86alaskan Well-Known Member

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    You all with the leftys, shoot me a pm, I may be interested