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Old 12-31-2003, 12:25 PM   #1
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Default Sako Forester .308

Located an 80's Sako Forester .308, great condition, so-so optics.

Great looking stock, smooth action, with light feel. Any feedback on a Sako Forester in .308? All the research tells me these are very accurate, light and a nice to have rifle.

Asking price is $900, that seems a bit high with the so-so optics.

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Old 12-31-2003, 12:51 PM   #2
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Default RE: Sako Forester .308

I am operating only on here say. I have heard by two different people that these are excellent rifles. One has a Forrester in 243 and the other in 308. I have seen the 308 in action at the local rifle range. 100 yard 3 shot groups with all three bullets touching was the case. However, the price seems a little high. Try looking on www.gunsamerica.com and I think you can beat the price. If you can afford that price and are satisfied it doesn't really matter.
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Old 12-31-2003, 03:52 PM   #3
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The price is high. Trying to work the seller to lower the price, the shop that has it on consignment adds % also. The scope is not worth the mounts. $600 is a good number for the Sako based on what I have seen on www.gunsamerica.com

thanks for the input
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Old 12-31-2003, 04:29 PM   #4
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Default RE: Sako Forester .308

Sako is an excellent firearm, and new retails for well over 1,000.00. If it's in as good a shape as you say, you may not be able to talk them down. Guns America has a Forrester in .243 that they want 1800.00 for. Good luck and hope you get it, I don't think you'll be sorry.
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