Bought a Sako Kodiak!!!!!

Discussion in '.375 & Up' started by Honeybadger, Oct 27, 2017.

  1. Honeybadger

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    Hey guys, I just purchased a Sako Kodiak in 375 H&H from gun broker............it is new in the box. What are you guys thoughts on these rifles............did I make a solid decision??



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  2. GA Hunter

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    Sounds sweet!! Can’t wait to see some pics.
     

  3. wesheltonj

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    Not a laminated wood person myself, but you can't go wrong with a SAKO.
     
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  4. Ridgewalker

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    I took a Sako in 375 H&H (all stainless with synthetic stock) to Kodiak twice chasing brownies. It shot excellent with 300 Nosler Partitions. Unfortunately it didn’t find me a big enough brownie.
    I think you’ll like it.
     

  5. Travis2282

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    Looked at one today in .338 win at my local shop! Handled great!
     

  6. Honeybadger

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    Awesome, glad to hear you fellas seem to like them..............I know Sako's are supposed to be super smooth........and I have handled several of smaller calibers before......I must say the actions were quite smooth. I am hoping it is fast handling and with good point-ability and shoot-ability. I'm sure I'll like it, I love the 375 H&H, and a definitely plan to keep it open sights.
     
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    I have the Arctos in 9.3 and '06 - both super accurate.
     
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    Sako is a fine rifle manufacturer!
     
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    Sako/Tikka makes some very nice rifles, I own a Tikka in 6.5x55 and its the most accurate rifle ive ever owned.

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    Just watch the stock. I have seen a Sako 85 300WSM laminate stock crack/de-laminate around the front action screw. Is there a cross-bolt in the front action area?
     

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    Absolutely you made the right decision. Please write how you go w it.
     

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    I have a Grizzly in 8x57 and it is a wonderful rifle.
     
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    375 shoul dbe sweet. Post a picture when you get a chance.
     

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    (y)Well what if I say it is a worthless piece of junk and you shouldn't even open the box or sight it in and being the good internet friend I am I could take it off your hands for about 1/2 the price??o_O
    (Not really)congrats on your purchase and let us know how it shoots!!
     
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    I have one in 375 H&H. Great rifle. It kicks a bit from the bench but I never felt anything while hunting. I ‘ve already taken it three times to Zimbabwe.
     

  16. Honeybadger

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    I'll post some pics as soon as I get it guys..........the place I bought it from said it could take five days or so to make it to me.
     
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    I think its a great rifle! When I bought 375 H&H, CZ was to me the best option but that Kodiak could corrupt my mind if I was weighing between the two.
     
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    I have four Sakos at the moment. Just beautifully made rifles. I intend to add to such numbers soon. The overall accuracy and quality is simply great. You’ll enjoy immensely.
     

  19. Sako AV

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    You can never go wrong with Sako!
     

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    I have a Sako Black Bear in 9.3x62.

    It is light weight, short and entirely weather resistant.

    A very handy carrying and using rifle that is particularly well suited to my use on Sambar deer in thick, wet forested mountain country.

    A small rifle that hits hard !!

    I'm not a huge Sako fan but this little black-bear has woven it's way in to my heart.

    You have a fine firearm, hunt with confidence.

    Good hunting.
     

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