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Old 07-12-2010, 04:35 PM
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Remington 700, Tikka T3 Lite, or Sako A7?
Ive decided to get one of the three rifles in .270 win. The Sako is on sale at Bass pro for 639.99 on the manufacturers website it is $935.00

What is the best rifle? in your opinion?
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:01 PM
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I personally prefer the 700 as there are more aftermarket components and replacement parts for it than any other production rifle. The long action your gonna buy could be any number of things years down the road. As far as the cartridge
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A couple of my 700s in .270.... An old school ADL in Walnut ( Most accurate factory rifle Ive ever seen)
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:03 PM
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A more modern lightweight semi custom...
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:18 PM
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of those 3, I think the rem700 cdl-sf...

how about a sako 85?

spend the money...

savage? browning?
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:21 PM
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Which model 700 ?

I own a SPS in .243 and like it very much, but...

http://www.remington.com/products/fi...00-sps-dm.aspx



My Sako A7 Stainless in 7MM Rem Mag is a far superior rifle.

http://www.berettausa.com/store/item.aspx?ItemId=35936



If I were to opted for a tikka, it would be a T3 Lite Stainless

http://www.berettausa.com/products/t...ite-stainless/



The A7 is the best of that bunch and BTW, that's a good price.

Understand, I like all of the "features" that the A7 Stainless offers.


The only rifle I have that is "better", is my Browning X Bolt Stainless Stalker in .338 Win. Mag.


Good luck with your decision !!!

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Old 07-12-2010, 07:37 PM
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The issue with the Sako rifles is not the quality, its the initial price and lack of available after market and replacement parts. You can completely customize a 700 for the pricew of one Sako. IMO they are also heavy and point like a log. As far as the Browning, Ive never handled one that I thought was superior to any of the other rifles mentioned and they are quite over priced.
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Old 07-13-2010, 03:55 AM
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Pick them up, hold them, see which feels best to YOU...

Any of those rifles will be able to group better than you can hold, they will all do the job...But, no one can tell you which comes to your shoulder and points better in your hands...

While you are at it, might as well handle a Ruger as well...
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Old 07-13-2010, 04:03 AM
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Originally Posted by podunk kennels View Post
The issue with the Sako rifles is not the quality, its the initial price and lack of available after market and replacement parts. You can completely customize a 700 for the pricew of one Sako. IMO they are also heavy and point like a log. As far as the Browning, Ive never handled one that I thought was superior to any of the other rifles mentioned and they are quite over priced.

The OP is asking about the Sako A7, which can be had in the stainless variety for $565 off Gunbroker.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=179078233

Also, weighing in at 6.5 lbs the Sako A7 is certainly not heavy.

I was in the market earlier this year for a new 270 Winchester. It came down to the X-Bolt or the A7. In the end, the Browning felt better in my hands and was priced at less than $600.
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:19 AM
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That's a hell of a price !

And, if that X bolt was stainless fo $600 - I'd buy that also !!!


Those are the two "best" rifles I own.
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