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Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm08
Sep 9th, 2018 at 5:22pm
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Hello there,

Just treated myself to a Finnlight in 7mm08.

Someone out there must be reloading for them.

I want to use the 162 Amax as I have over a thousand of them left!

Any hints or tips appreciated.

Thanks

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Re: Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm08
Reply #1 - Sep 9th, 2018 at 6:08pm
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Ream it out to .284 Win 😜
  
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Re: Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm08
Reply #2 - Sep 9th, 2018 at 7:16pm
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J wrote on Sep 9th, 2018 at 6:08pm:
Ream it out to .284 Win 😜



I contemplated that.......advice was the action length was too short for full range of projectiles.... Grin
  
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Re: Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm08
Reply #3 - Sep 10th, 2018 at 2:22pm
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The short magazine length will mean you are seating the projectiles a long way from the rifling, which then means reduced case capacity. So you arenít getting the best from the pointy projectiles.

What distance is your typical hunting shot?
  

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Re: Sako 85 Finnlight in 7mm08
Reply #4 - Sep 10th, 2018 at 10:58pm
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With this rifle no further than 400 yards...i have a longer range rifle in 7mm08
  
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