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Offline Karl Blanchard

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #45 on: June 17, 2019, 06:37:49 PM »
Well Iíd go with a 375 cheytac but something tells me there could be some issues getting that baby in the tikka action? :chuckle:
this feels like a hold my beer and watch this kind of moment  :chuckle:
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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #46 on: June 17, 2019, 06:54:54 PM »
 :brew:   :chuckle:

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #47 on: June 17, 2019, 07:09:52 PM »
Well Iíd go with a 375 cheytac but something tells me there could be some issues getting that baby in the tikka action? :chuckle:
this feels like a hold my beer and watch this kind of moment  :chuckle:

Ohh, that'd be worth the price of admission for sure, but I'd want to watch from a distance.  :yike: :yike:

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #48 on: June 22, 2019, 12:34:41 AM »
Do yourself a favor
and take my advice
Buy a tikka whatever caliber and hunt with it
use the extra money from not building and go on a hunt.

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #49 on: June 22, 2019, 08:58:04 AM »
😁 appreciate that advice. I have a tikka,am gonna have Mike build me a carbon killer on a tikka because I want to & still go hunt as much as possible.👍🏻

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #50 on: June 22, 2019, 09:19:20 AM »
😁 appreciate that advice. I have a tikka,am gonna have Mike build me a carbon killer on a tikka because I want to & still go hunt as much as possible.👍🏻

 :chuckle: You going with a Proof pre fit or having one made?

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #51 on: June 22, 2019, 01:50:34 PM »
HCA barrel😎

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #52 on: June 22, 2019, 11:29:41 PM »
Oh I was just having some fun shoot the Tikka before you get it customized and compare the groups using the same ammo of course.

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #53 on: June 23, 2019, 08:37:16 AM »
If he tried to shoot 215gr bergers in a factory tikka the bullet would be stuffed halfway down the case. With a custom he can throat it for the heavies and maximize the caliber.
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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #54 on: June 23, 2019, 09:06:00 AM »
 :tup:  :chuckle: I hear you. Tikkaís are the end all be all for 7-800 bucks. Mine shoots really well. As a matter of fact I may keep it as is,dump another rifle I donít need & pick up another as my donor action. Truth is they are great for the money & some shoot like a custom. They also are very lacking in twist rate,throat length,magazine length,recoil lugs & stocks are functionable at best imo. Point is Iím not building a 5-6000 custom action build, Iím turning a tikka action& trigger into one for less than half that because I can & I want to.😎😉

Question for you? What kind of pickup do you have & how much did you pay for it? Iím sure I can find one for ya that will get ya where ya want to go for a fraction of the money. Just imagine the hunts you could do with the savings & even have Mike build you a tikka carbon killer to take with you. :dunno:  :chuckle:
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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #55 on: June 23, 2019, 11:58:04 PM »
This is starting to get really good.  :chuckle:

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #56 on: June 24, 2019, 05:56:46 AM »
 :dunno: :chuckle:  I thought that was a solid rationale response to somebody trying to tell me how to piss my own money away? :chuckle:  As a matter of fact maybe I should sell my nice pickup,buy a roach,build 2 rifles & schedule a sheep hunt up north? :tung: :chuckle: :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #57 on: July 18, 2019, 07:15:12 PM »
I've been very happy with my 300wsm Tikka.  The animals have not.


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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #58 on: July 18, 2019, 07:45:54 PM »
The build will be a 300 wsm throated for 215 Bergers.😎

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Re: What cartridge for Tikka build
« Reply #59 on: July 22, 2019, 12:39:50 PM »
30-06
165 gr for deer
180 - 220 gr for elk

Best of both worlds


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