More of a warning to readers thinking of buying a Sako than anything else.
I have really enjoyed shooting Tikka / Sako over the years and my go to stalking rifle is a Sako in 308. However, I purchased a 85 Hunter in 375H&H from its first owner (purchased 3 years ago from Avalon guns in...
Slightly random one for you... We are giving a colleague a present for many years of service and he chose a new stalking setup including a new Sako 85 Hunter (wood and blued) in 308. We wanted to have his initials engraved on a metal insert to replace the Sako medallion in the bottom...
I'm new to the site and new to stalking. I like venison. From a young age I've had a keen passion for the countryside and hunting. Born in Cambridge, raised in Norfolk and now based in Essex with the Army.
I completed my DSC1 in October in Suffolk and looking to progress to DSC2 in...
I'm in the market for a new rifle.
I'd be interested in hearing about pro's and cons on the following choices:
a) Sako 85
b) Sauer 404
c) Blaser R8 pro success
Mainly used for deer but might take it out after the occasional fox.
Don't want to reinvent the wheel here, so was wondering if anyone has done any load development on Sako .308 85ss (shorter barrelled version).
I intend to begin hand loading and any advice on bullet weights and powders/powder weights that work best with this rifle would be most...
I have been stalking for about a year now and i'm itching to upgrade my rifle to something better/lighter/shorter for woodland stalking.
I'm happy with my scope (Swaro fixed 8x50) for the moment and reckon i've got about £1000 for a rifle and mod once i've sold or p/x my current rifle and mod...