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Tikka T3x Varmint

Discussion in 'Gun Gallery' started by cloverleaf, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Lev Levvin

    Lev Levvin Pro Poster

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    Certainly sounds better than the service you got from your local gun shop if they were happy to flog you a mod with the wrong size hole up the middle!

    Yup.... I’m not overly happy with that.
    The RFD is the ‘new’ super-store in Ivybridge...

    I didn’t buy my centrefire from them so any work on that will be dealt with by Ian Hodge in Wadebridge

    they did me a very good discount on a scope so can’t moan about their pricing, but I can’t help think what could’ve happened if he’d sold me an UNDERSIZED live round moderator...:eek:
     
  2. cloverleaf

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    Indeed - sadly "super-store" probably says it all :(

    I think it's certainly worth going to small, well-seasoned and trustworthy shops for work (and of course products if you can affort it).

    One would hope that they sold you the "over-size" mod knowing that it'd be safe if not the best purchase, rather than not having a clue about calibre specificity; although it seems that hope can be a dangerous thing!
     
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    I did question them about the size of the mod when I bought it... saying that I thought 223 wildcat mods are purple...
    I was told that the green 6mm was slightly larger and will be fine ...

    looks like ‘they didn’t have the correct one in stock’ is true !
     
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  4. gasman

    gasman Ex-Head of sales smartfit uk, IQ -8

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    Yep, it will work like I say, but not as it’s Supposed too, you will find that some shops will sell you what’s best for them and not what’s best for you :up:
     
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    The awesome lady at Wildcat told me before I’d even finished talking that the green 6mm mod would scare away all the bunnies after the first shot !

    she said don’t bother taking it back to the RFD to be given a load of excuses, she took my address and said I’ll have a 223 baffle set tomorrow !
     
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  6. gasman

    gasman Ex-Head of sales smartfit uk, IQ -8

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    Yeah, mines just a crack ,very quick and sharp Focused in a Direction mostly forward
     
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