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Old 05-02-2021, 08:41 PM   #1
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Looking at buying a T3x .308 donít know anything about them are they worth having

Also looking at a Sighttron SIII Scope curious how they stack up.


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Old 05-02-2021, 08:53 PM   #2
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I have 2 Tikka’s a 223 and 243. Both of these rifles will shoot a ragged hole with factory ammo. I don’t think you’ll find a better rifle for the money.

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Old 05-02-2021, 09:00 PM   #3
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Big bang for the buck! I bought a .270WSM in the Tikka stainless several years back and it's awesome! The action is like silk! Tikka's come out of the same factory as Sako rifles do... FYI...
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Old 05-02-2021, 09:18 PM   #4
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Last year I bought a tikka t3x tac 1 in .308. The gun will shoot sub 1” groups at 200 yrds with reloads.
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Old 05-02-2021, 09:26 PM   #5
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Yes worth having...I have 4

Go get one & shoot it....accurate like a laser pointer
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Old 05-02-2021, 09:29 PM   #6
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Tikka rifles are hard to beat for the price. I have never owned a sightron scope but have shot rifles with them. They have good glass for the money. Also they seem to be really durable, I believe they have a full lifetime warranty.
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Old 05-02-2021, 10:16 PM   #7
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I have one from a SCI fundraiser event 3+ years ago but have not ever got around to shooting it. All I hear is good stuff however.

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Old 05-02-2021, 10:47 PM   #8
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I own two. Excellent rifle and very accurate with factory ammo.
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Old 05-03-2021, 09:00 AM   #9
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Great guns. I have a T3X in .308 and an old T3 in .243, both are great shooters.
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Old 05-03-2021, 09:06 AM   #10
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i have a 25-06 and a 22-250. both are tack drivers and my go to guns
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Old 05-03-2021, 09:11 AM   #11
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223 and 300blk .. both are smoother than silk , trigger is adjustable and crisp .. you can't go wrong!

may i add , friend of mine bought a 6.5 creed .. didn't know how to sight in without wasting ammo .. so i did it for him .. he wanted zero at 200.. so I put paper at 200 .. 2 shots bullseye in the same hole ... can't ask for any better than that
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Old 05-03-2021, 09:56 AM   #12
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I purchased a t3x veil in 308 a few months back. It’s an incredible gun. Has shot everything from 150gr-175gr bullets sub MOA
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Old 05-03-2021, 09:58 AM   #13
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I have one in 6.5 CM. I got it sighted in with about 3 shots, and then shot 3 three shot groups with different factory ammo. All 3 groups were SUB MOA. I plan to do some fine tuning with it this summer and stretch her out a little. As others have said though, it's a fine rifle that cycles silky smooth.

If I were to buy again I would buy a 7mm-08 in the T3x Superlite from Sportsman's warehouse or one of the new Veil models. They look pretty dang neat.
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Old 05-03-2021, 09:59 AM   #14
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Tikka is the new 700 of old...I don't own one, but here nothing but praise for their out of the box accuracy & this is coming from guys who build customs.
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Old 05-03-2021, 10:57 AM   #15
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Like others have said, great rifles! Have a 22-250 & 30-06 and both shoot great with factory ammo.
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Old 05-03-2021, 10:59 AM   #16
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i am looking for one in 25.06 if anybody is looking to make some room in the safe. as said above great guns for the money.
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Old 05-03-2021, 11:10 AM   #17
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Tikka is the new 700 of old...I don't own one, but here nothing but praise for their out of the box accuracy & this is coming from guys who build customs.
Pretty much this.

Except the ergonomics, weight, and triggers are better than 700ís. Action and barrels are just as good as the old school 700ís IMO
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Old 05-03-2021, 11:11 AM   #18
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I have a 24" CTR in 6.5 Creedmoor and it shoots the 140gr ELD-M factory load consistently into 1/2-5/8" MOA. My dad just picked a 20" Stainless CTR in 6.5 I shot this 3 round group with it yesterday at 100 with the Hornady 140gr BTHP.

I'm sold on Tikka.
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Old 05-03-2021, 11:11 AM   #19
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Love mine. Best rifle for the money
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Old 05-03-2021, 12:19 PM   #20
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I've got 4 of them. 6CM (Custom), 270. 6.5 CM, and 7 Rem Mag. All Shooters with Factory ammo and very smooth action. Another tip is order a $10 Mountain Tactical spring on Midway and swap it out on trigger and you can take it down to 1lb easy.
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Old 05-03-2021, 12:51 PM   #21
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Yes on the Tikka and Yes on the Sightron.

Bright, clear glass and they track very well.
You need to move point of impact 1/4 inch at 100 years one click will do it.
Go to a benchrest match you'll see lots of Nightforce and Sightrons on top of some very expensive rifles.
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Old 05-03-2021, 03:26 PM   #22
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I just bought my first Tikka T3x Super Lite in 243 Win this past fall and for the money I am very impressed with it. I shot factory ammo 1/2 MOA at 100 yards and I then worked up my own reloads for it. I am really impressed that a $700 dollar rifle has such a butter smooth action.
I also put the $10 trigger spring in mine and it breaks really light and clean.
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Old 05-03-2021, 05:58 PM   #23
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Old 05-03-2021, 06:39 PM   #24
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For the price, hard to beat in my opinion. Mine have a little trigger work, but not really necessary.
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Old 05-03-2021, 06:40 PM   #25
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Thanks for all the info guys all positive info. went ahead and pulled the trigger canít wait to get out and shoot it.

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Old 05-03-2021, 08:48 PM   #26
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Absolutely the worst shooting rifle I ever boughtwas a Tikka in 270 WSM. Took it back to the dealer for accuracy issues. Put the money I paid for it on a Sako and itís been a great rifle. Guess their are bad ones in every bunch.
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Old 05-03-2021, 11:46 PM   #27
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Wise choice. Great rifle. I own two Tikkas.

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