Tikka T1X

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Got some more mags from Beretta. Thanks for the tip. Shot the 17's this weekend and had pretty good luck with the CCI Green. Hornady NTX was good, but not quite as tight. (have to shoot non-lead for gr. squirrels in CA :poop:)
 

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Sure Preban - here is the only pic I had on my phone from the CCI green out of rifle #2. The testing I did on Sunday were the first rounds I had through rifle #2, and rounds 30 through 60 out of rifle #1. #1 has a 6x SWFA scope on it and rifle #2 has an Athlon 4.5-27. As you can imagine, I had slightly smaller groups with rifle #2 wearing a 4.5-27x scope.

I think the rifle has pretty good accuracy potential. I'm still getting used to shooting it and consistently threw rounds to 4 o'clock if I held the rifle loosely. Disclaimers - I was shooting quickly and am sure I could have tightened these up a bit, and I need to use smaller aiming points...
 
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Good to know Thanks. Do you self a favor and try A17. Do not know why, but mine Anschutz shoots like that at 100 yards. Anything else I run in it is a 2-3 inch group no lie.

Thanks for posting I appreciate it.
 

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@guns_not_groceries let me know how you did that bolt knob. I have a T1X and I have a bolt from the Tac A1. I see the set screw in the Tac A1 bolt knob. But there is no way to take T1X handle off.
there's an m5 screw in the t1x handle but you don't need to take it off to fit the plastic tikka knob. Unwind the screw to allow the plastic knob to come off - it has a plastic umbrella inside it that is opened when the screw is wound tight (gripping inside the metal tikka handle). Screenshot_20190215-180551_Samsung Internet.jpg
 

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For those hoping there will be an AICS pattern mag, the magazine well that bolts to the bottom of the action houses the ejector. Removing the well to make it fit into a chassis and subbing it with an AICS sized mag would have to find another solution for the ejector.
 

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Been watching and reading through this thread and am curious on those that have the .22LR version on what your overall thoughts are on the rifle. I am looking at picking one up, if I can find one in stock somewhere, but my only hesitation is I'm not a fan of Tikka's stocks. I know it is a fairly new rifle so aftermarket options aren't there yet, but I can wait for something to appear. Do you feel the T1X is a good trainer for the range compared to a CZ455/457, Ruger Precision 22 or other bolt action options? I'm leaning towards ordering one, but considering I can't fondle one before purchasing since neither of my 2 local FFLs carry Tikka, I value your opinions very much.
On a side note for comparison, how does the T1X compare to a T3 as far as bolt lift and trigger pull go?
 

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Well, everything is subject to a person personal opinion. I have currently a ridiculous 10-22 set up that shoots .2-.4 at 50 yards. I shoot an Anschutz 1516 in 17hmr with the comp trigger. It shoots amazing. I have a Tikka T1X. Just bought it. I am currently waiting for the KRG stock, the sterk swept bolt, and putting the timney two stage trigger in it.

So my thoughts

1. The trigger on mine is reduced down to 2lbs and breaks cleanly
2. The stock is a little on the short side.
3. There are direct mount Picatinny rails for it. I have the DIP 25moa
4.I tried several different Ammo in it. It likes Federal match (otherwise known as RWS rifle) and CCI standard. I have seen several others report that CCI standard has worked really well for them. This is good because you can get it very cheap right now.
5. That being said for a light contour barrel they are pretty damn accurate. And the barrel is threaded.
6. The magazines I have found are good and bad. They feel strong and 95% of the time easy to load. Every now and then a round would not feed right when loading. To be fair it was 20 degrees outside and my hands might now have worked right.

So the good, hopefully soon there will be a lot of aftermarket parts coming online.

The bad, I have yet to see a Barrel maker step up and have barrel options for it I would love to see a Sendero or heavier barrel for it.

Just like the CZ and 10-22 this gun should be pretty modular. So for 420-460 to purchase new, it is a great little gun. Just like some of us NUTS out there I can't wait to drop 1k in a stock, trigger, swept bolt, heavy barrel........... It has become one of my favorite guns. Also, full disclosure I own a tikka tac A1, Sako 995, Sako Trg 42, so most of my bolt guns are the Sako/ Tikka platform. I might be a little partial.

What I can say is that I have owned CZ 452,453,455 and while they are great guns, I do like the action better on Tikka better.
 

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Well, everything is subject to a person personal opinion. I have currently a ridiculous 10-22 set up that shoots .2-.4 at 50 yards. I shoot an Anschutz 1516 in 17hmr with the comp trigger. It shoots amazing. I have a Tikka T1X. Just bought it. I am currently waiting for the KRG stock, the sterk swept bolt, and putting the timney two stage trigger in it.

So my thoughts

1. The trigger on mine is reduced down to 2lbs and breaks cleanly
2. The stock is a little on the short side.
3. There are direct mount Picatinny rails for it. I have the DIP 25moa
4.I tried several different Ammo in it. It likes Federal match (otherwise known as RWS rifle) and CCI standard. I have seen several others report that CCI standard has worked really well for them. This is good because you can get it very cheap right now.
5. That being said for a light contour barrel they are pretty damn accurate. And the barrel is threaded.
6. The magazines I have found are good and bad. They feel strong and 95% of the time easy to load. Every now and then a round would not feed right when loading. To be fair it was 20 degrees outside and my hands might now have worked right.

So the good, hopefully soon there will be a lot of aftermarket parts coming online.

The bad, I have yet to see a Barrel maker step up and have barrel options for it I would love to see a Sendero or heavier barrel for it.

Just like the CZ and 10-22 this gun should be pretty modular. So for 420-460 to purchase new, it is a great little gun. Just like some of us NUTS out there I can't wait to drop 1k in a stock, trigger, swept bolt, heavy barrel........... It has become one of my favorite guns. Also, full disclosure I own a tikka tac A1, Sako 995, Sako Trg 42, so most of my bolt guns are the Sako/ Tikka platform. I might be a little partial.

What I can say is that I have owned CZ 452,453,455 and while they are great guns, I do like the action better on Tikka better.
That is exactly what I was wanting to read. I am a fan of Tikka, wish I had more than just the T3, but just haven't brought myself to pick anything else up. I was leaning towards purchasing a RPR .22, but after seeing Tikka offer the T1X, and it comes with a threaded barrel, I feel like the Tikka might be a better option. Thanks for your insight @Prebanpaul
 
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Been watching and reading through this thread and am curious on those that have the .22LR version on what your overall thoughts are on the rifle. I am looking at picking one up, if I can find one in stock somewhere, but my only hesitation is I'm not a fan of Tikka's stocks. I know it is a fairly new rifle so aftermarket options aren't there yet, but I can wait for something to appear. Do you feel the T1X is a good trainer for the range compared to a CZ455/457, Ruger Precision 22 or other bolt action options? I'm leaning towards ordering one, but considering I can't fondle one before purchasing since neither of my 2 local FFLs carry Tikka, I value your opinions very much.
On a side note for comparison, how does the T1X compare to a T3 as far as bolt lift and trigger pull go?
My T1X is shooting great. My trigger is below 1lb, with a YoDave trigger spring change. The bolt lift is better than my CZ 455 and the T1X trigger is cleaner ( both have YoDave springs ) I have a CZ 455 Varmint, it is a great gun, but the T1X is out shooting it so far. The stock is better than most factory stocks. I add a rubber butt pad, to add to LOP and better hold point. The factory butt pad is plastic like the stock. I like the Varmint stock on my CZ better, I may add a Boyd Pro Varmint later. You can see some of my groups above on this post.

Mark
 
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