Sako Black Bear rifle in 9.3x62

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  1. spike.t

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    finally got my sako black bear in 9.3x62 today. it is very light at 7lbs and has a short 21 1/4 inch barrel, which i like. it takes 5 rnds in the mag and one in the chamber.it has a detachable mag but can also be loaded from the top as well. it comes up very nicely with the sights perfectly aligned for me. its heading rapidly up the list of favourite toys the more i check it out :D IMG00593-20130702-1510.jpg IMG00598-20130702-1513.jpg IMG00599-20130702-1513.jpg IMG00603-20130702-1516.jpg IMG00605-20130702-1517.jpg
     
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    Yes, that look like a pretty sharp rifle!
     
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    great caliber and great rifle

    I wish I could find a synthetic stock like that

    enjoy your new rifle
     
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    Is it a SAKO 85 ?
     
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    YES !
     
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    nice firearm spikey
     
  9. spike.t

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    yes i am prob going to put a kahles 2-7x36 on it.
     
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    bluey my man it is the bollocks as we say here!! HAH been on it since friday night as her ladyship has been away till today and then she had to leave me at friends when she went to a surprise 50th bday for one of her mates brothers.....friday was good , sat night ended up in the residents bar at our place with a fker from guernesy , that is another island near by, but they are all tossers of course!!!!!!!!so left there at 5.30am and then started again today at our mates..this sako black bear is bloody good . :thumbsup::beer:
     
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    Very fine rifle. I'm the proud owner of a Sako 85 classic in 30-06 and I love it.

    I'm thinking of buying a Black Bear for the Hogs, a nocturnal rifle :sneaky:
     
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    Great rifles - I have the Arctos in 30-06. Same rifle with a walnut stock. Mine shoots minute of a US nickel with darn near everything I feed it. I put a Leica 2.5x10 on it and it is my go to, general purpose rifle for stateside game. Almost pulled the trigger on the 9.3x62 (Euro-optic has them on hand) but already own a mauser in that caliber.
     
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    Enjoy the rifle! I have one (85, not part of the bear series) in .300 Win Mag with the same stock and I love the grip I can get on it when hunting in the rain.
     
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    Nice rifle in great calibre Mike. Congrats.
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    Are you trying to tell us that you took your Sako Black Bear to bed with you, two nights in a row? :D :D Beers: :P Devil:

    Great piece of kit, by the way.
     
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    couldnt possibly kiss and tell...;)
     
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    It is love at first shot ZG47.
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