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Forum: Cooper 11-27-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By drover
HJA8, The odds on that happening must be...

HJA8,

The odds on that happening must be staggering, too bad you didn't purchase a lottery ticket that day.

If I recall correctly that particular 57M is the problem child that you had to do at...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 11-15-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By drover
All you need to do is put rings and a scope on it...

All you need to do is put rings and a scope on it and you are ready to go hunting. Although I am doubtful that the 17 HMR is going to be a good squirrel cartridge if you are planning on eating them,...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 11-14-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By drover
If you are speaking of ground squirrels, which is...

If you are speaking of ground squirrels, which is what I use mine for I set mine up as follows -

Burris Signature rimfire rings , they come with two sets of clamps so that they can be used on...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 11-03-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By drover
Sako has always had a status as a premier rifle...

Sako has always had a status as a premier rifle maker for production rifles and as always any time that something is no longer available it becomes more desireable.

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 11-02-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By drover
If you have a rifle that is shooting around 1/2"...

If you have a rifle that is shooting around 1/2" five shot groups at 50 yards there are things you should do before considering replacing the barrel.
1. Try some different ammo - try some mid to...
Forum: Cooper 10-28-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By drover
Rustoleum Textured, it has is a multi-colored...

Rustoleum Textured, it has is a multi-colored paint. It doesn't show in the picture but it is a bit darker and has some light speckling in it, the color is more of a desert sand rather than a beach...
Forum: Cooper 10-28-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By drover
Hardly newsworthy but I was tired of the black...

Hardly newsworthy but I was tired of the black stock on my Jackson Hunter so it is now a sand color and a light texture in the paint which gives a better grip then the factory webbing paint did.
...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 10-28-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,085
Posted By drover
I am curious as to what size groups you are...

I am curious as to what size groups you are getting now and how many different ammos you have tried. Unless there is something very amiss with your factory barrel I doubt that an aftermarket barrel...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 10-05-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By drover
I just use an old bath towel and throw it in the...

I just use an old bath towel and throw it in the wash when I am done, I have never had an issue using one.

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 09-19-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By drover
Arrow beelu - sent you a PM and email message ...

beelu - sent you a PM and email message

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 09-12-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,467
Posted By drover
An overlooked dovetail mount is the Burris...

An overlooked dovetail mount is the Burris Signature rimfire rings. They have the synthetic inserts which are available in different offsets so that the scope can be optically centered but also can...
Forum: Cooper 09-08-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,136
Posted By drover
Cooper will do custom serial numbers, my 57M has...

Cooper will do custom serial numbers, my 57M has one. It is an upcharge of course.

I have not been able to make heads or tails of their numbering system otherwise though.

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 08-30-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,344
Posted By drover
Wink For whatever reason it appears that you think I...

For whatever reason it appears that you think I am directly challenging your mechanical ability. If that is the case then you are mistaken - it was a general comment because there are a lot of folks...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 08-30-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,344
Posted By drover
Yes, I have done it or I would not have...

Yes, I have done it or I would not have recommended it or stated that it can be done quickly. All it takes is a small flat blade screw driver slide it in and the mag base pops loose at the front...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-30-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By drover
My reply was addressing this part of your OP - ...

My reply was addressing this part of your OP -

[QUOTE=pmpski_1;12441585]I haven't searched too hard lately, but 45x magazines are expensive and may be hard to find right now. [QUOTE]

You are...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 08-30-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,344
Posted By drover
It is as simple as presented in this link - all...

It is as simple as presented in this link - all it takes is a a small flat tipped screwdriver.

https://www.diproductsinc.com/ItemMedia/10019/10019_348555.pdf

drover
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-30-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By drover
Here you go $25 each for factory mags. ...

Here you go $25 each for factory mags.

https://shop.cz-usa.com/mag-cz-452-4...poly12004.html

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 08-29-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,344
Posted By drover
Cleaning the magazine without removing the...

Cleaning the magazine without removing the baseplate onliy succeeds in making a simple job difficult. It takes about 5 seconds to pop the baseplate off giving full access to the inside of the...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 08-28-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,344
Posted By drover
The base plate snaps off and back on quite...

The base plate snaps off and back on quite easily. the only thing I would add is that only removal portion of the first paragraph is applicable - Do not cut off the tab.

The only reason for...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 08-25-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,402
Posted By drover
Don't forget to include Cooper in the poor...

Don't forget to include Cooper in the poor customer service category, theirs has slipped considerably from what it used to be.

drover
Forum: Cooper 08-25-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,762
Posted By drover
I am not a fan of fiddleback but I like...

I am not a fan of fiddleback but I like everything else about the rifle. I do agree that it really should have a Neidner buttplate although the rubber is more functional it detracts from the overall...
Forum: Cooper 08-22-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,762
Posted By drover
One thing about the MSRP of the new ones being...

One thing about the MSRP of the new ones being higher is that it increases the value of the used ones, which for those of us who own them is a good thing.

Coopers have always been costly in...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 07-28-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By drover
They are the same stock - it is a drop in. ...

They are the same stock - it is a drop in.

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 07-10-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By drover
I use empty (fired) cases, dryfire a couple of...

I use empty (fired) cases, dryfire a couple of times and then rotate the case so the firing pin hits a different spot on the rim.

drover
Forum: Sako/Tikka 07-07-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,739
Posted By drover
My post was to simply point out that Sako/Tikka...

My post was to simply point out that Sako/Tikka barrels are not only made in the same factory but that they are made on the same machinery, and that a sample of one rifle vs. another sample of one...
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