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Old 12-10-2011, 12:01 AM
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Default Does anyone ofer fluted barrels?

I rem back a few years ago that fluted barrels were hot sellers. Does any produvction companies (rem, win, tikka, t/c, etc.) Make them still? Preferably in calibers .25-06, 7mm08, 280
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Old 12-10-2011, 03:41 AM
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Remington currently offers some chamberings with fluted barrels. There may be more manufacturers who do, though I'm not aware of them at the moment.

There is quite a bit of information out there debating the need for fluted barrels. Generally, I'd sum it up by saying, "There is little need for a fluted barrel on a hunting rifle."
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Old 12-10-2011, 04:27 AM
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The new South Carolina made FN Winchester Model 70 Extreme Weather's have fluted barrels. I have one in 270 Winchester that is proving to be very accurate.
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Old 12-10-2011, 05:10 AM
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Savage is making a LRH in stainless with a fluted barrel for Cabelas.
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Old 12-10-2011, 07:05 AM
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Lots of companies have production rifles with fluted barrels...
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Old 12-10-2011, 10:10 AM
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could build a "semi-custom" through er shaw in any of those any way you want.... built on a savage action...

spiral flutes, straight, none,
any stock...
any barrel length, varmint or sporter contour...

check'em out, for about $875 I think...
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Old 12-10-2011, 10:19 AM
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I recently acquired a Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm-08 with a fluted barrel.
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Old 12-10-2011, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by bugsNbows
I recently acquired a Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm-08 with a fluted barrel.
you going sheep hunting? sounds like it would be a sweet setup...

used it on any game yet? how do you like it?

I think I need a sako or two in the near future!
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Old 12-17-2011, 10:01 PM
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Remington has a few like a model 700 CDL SF and my model 7 predator has a flutted barell
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Old 12-18-2011, 05:34 AM
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Originally Posted by salukipv1
you going sheep hunting? sounds like it would be a sweet setup...

used it on any game yet? how do you like it?

I think I need a sako or two in the near future!

No plans on sheep hunting in the visible future. It's a sweet shooting, lightweight rig to be sure. So far, it's only been deer hunting but I've had zero issues. Love it! It's my second Sako and I've also had 3 Tikkas.
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