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Old July 23, 2008, 01:44 PM   #1
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New Tikka Hunter - Woo hoo!

Hey all,
Just wanted to thank you all for all the valuable input you all gave in this rifle purchase.
With the help of promotions and a gift card, Gander Mountain surrendered a NIB Tikka T3 Hunter in the venerable 30-06 to me yesterday, and I also walked out with a NIB Nikon Monarch UCC in 2-7X32 (which was a great deal too, sub $200). All I read here convinced me I didn't need a crazy high power scope with all the bells and whistles for this rifle. Loved the optic quality, and the ability to thumb-adjust the windage/elevation knobs.
I also happened to walk out with a nice used and gunsmith approved Beretta 390 (under $400). It was a good day. Now I just need a limbsaver on both, and it'll be time to hit the range.
Thanks again everyone!
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Old July 23, 2008, 02:16 PM   #2
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Shoot before you buy the limbsavers. The Beretta is a pretty soft shooter and probably will not need it. The Hunter is a bit heavier than the synthetic Tikkas and you may find that you do not need one for it either.

You did good. Those are 2 of my favorites.
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Old July 23, 2008, 02:45 PM   #3
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Very nice. Congrats on the new twins.
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Old July 23, 2008, 08:53 PM   #4
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Give us a range report as soon as you can. Sounds like a good combination.
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Old July 23, 2008, 09:57 PM   #5
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30-06 , hunter , monarch , nikon , tikka

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