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Old 08-23-2008, 08:45 PM
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So I went to a newly opened gun shop today and while I was browsing a camo rifle caught my eye. I asked the guy what it was. Its a Magnum Research .270 win, Sako L691 action, Krieger barrel, trued, lapped lugs, pillar/glass bedded McMillan, and a super sweet trigger (not sure if its aftermarket or not). It has been fired about 6 times and they (consignee) wants $1500 for it but is open to offers. I was thinking about offering $1250.

It looks to me that it is an older Magnum Research rifle, since the new ones have carbon fiber barrels.

What do you guys think? Would it be worth it?
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Old 08-24-2008, 07:45 PM
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They were close to 1000 brand new and I ran into a few at gun shows that were 300 win mags and usedfor a little less. I was under the impression that Sako sold them receivers that were drilled and tapped with no dove tails and MR then put on the Krieger barrel and put it in a aftermarket stock. Theres a lot of guns to pick from at that price point these days.
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Old 08-24-2008, 09:23 PM
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They were close to 1000 brand new and I ran into a few at gun shows that were 300 win mags and usedfor a little less. I was under the impression that Sako sold them receivers that were drilled and tapped with no dove tails and MR then put on the Krieger barrel and put it in a aftermarket stock. Theres a lot of guns to pick from at that price point these days.
I've saw a couple of those on GunBroker. All the ones I've saw have either a Bell and Carlson or HS stock, and blued actions, this one has a stainless action. So I'm not sure if it was custom ordered different or what. I e-mailed MRI to see whats up with it. And the gun shop was closed today and monday, so come tuesday I will know more.
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Old 08-25-2008, 07:34 AM
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Never did see one with a SS action and didn't know that Sako even made SS actions prior to the 75 action
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