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    I have the Sako 85. NICE.

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    Yep...Swede guy here too......my Tikka SS Swede moved to AZ to my SIL...but still have this one I assembled using a Savage Target action

    and 28" Pac Nor 8T barrel..along with Choate Varminter stock..glass is Bushnell 6500 Tactical 4-30x50 mounted in Burris 30mm Signature rings...

    weighs 18# so it is not a carry carry gun....I let the bullet do the walking for me...142 gr Sierra or 140 Nosler or Berger all shoot very well......

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    Quote Originally Posted by 256WinMag View Post
    I don't have a 6.5 but have a 595 and 695 Tikka and they command respect. I am a trigger freak and I don't know how I could improve on them out of the box.
    ive owned a bunch of bolt action rifles but I think the tikka has the smoothest action of any of the bolt guns I've owned. This 6.5 swede is my first tikka but it won't be my last.
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    IMG_5157.JPGHere's a matched pair of 6.5x55's my son and I have--sorry, not Marlins.

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    had one yrs ago. traded it. and yes, I regret it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 021 View Post
    [iurl="http://www.marlinowners.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=365842&d=1483389879"]6.5 55 Swedish mauser-img_5157.jpg[/iurl]Here's a matched pair of 6.5x55's my son and I have--sorry, not Marlins.
    Awesome looking pair of rifles
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    Yes I'm a 6.5 swede fan myself, but ended up with it's little brother 260 rem. The 6.5 swede needs a long action which is not a problem, it's probably one of the most overlooked underrated cartridges for medium game along with the 260 rem. Just an outstanding cartridge and I love the 6.5mm bullet it's the perfect caliber in my opinion and from my experience what should hold the place of the many 6mm hunting rifle (not a bash to those 6mm fans)
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    Quote Originally Posted by JLunsford View Post
    Just wandering if there's any swede fans on here, I've owned one for years, bought a new tikka t3 lite stainless a couple years ago and my daughter has killed 2 deer with it. My opinion it's the best women or kids guns shoots a 140 grain bullet and kicks like a 243
    I know everyone thinks John Browning invented the firearm and I gotta admit, what I like about most guns came from his noodle but when it comes to making guns that totally make sense, those Northern Euros don't take a back seat to anybody. Unlike a truckload of American guns, I've never owned a Finnish or those parts, gun, that I couldn't get to shoot great and those dudes love the 6.5x55 Swede. They gave Hitler hell. I think I'll just go around them.
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    I'm a big fan of the Swede. Here's my 116 year old model 94 carbine.

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    Marlin's - 336 30-30, 1895G, 1895CB, Model 60 Deluxe,
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    Henry's - Golden Boy .22lr, a Big Boy in .44 mag and a H010CC Color Case Hardened 45-70
    Savage - Model 99 in 300 Savage

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