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Greetings,

Can a Tikka t3x tac a1 6.5 creedmoor easily be converted to a .308?

What would be the process to do so?

Thanks in advance.


Regards,
K. Nezz

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The rifles are the same except for the barrels.

Someone more knowledgeable than I would have to say how difficult a barrel change would be, but it obviously can be done. I seem to recall that changing Tikka barrels is somewhat more difficult than other makes’, but don’t let that deter you from actually checking.

Based on reviews and other references I’m seeing these days, Tikkas are gaining significant followings and that’s good from the standpoint of having them worked on.




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Easily is a judgement call. Its not made to be easily swapped like some guns. But of course the Tikka barrel can be swapped. In my experience Sako barrels have above average annoyance on getting them out, but there are lots of people who do it.
Not sure the cost of a .308 barrel? So you might find it more economical to just swap rifles with someone as there are probably more 6.5cm fans than .308 fans.


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