I think I'm gonna get sick

Discussion in 'General Sako Discussions' started by deergoose, Mar 18, 2021.

  1. deergoose

    deergoose Sako-addicted

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    I too would not drill and thread the action. But other than that, the open sight screw holes have been nicely plugged with was seems to be appropriate screws and the rifle as a whole seems well looked after.

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    I was probably wrong in this so...

    My main concern in this is how does it shoot? But then I consider a rifles worth in just that and does not see any value in age alone.
     
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    Front blade now long gone in all likelihood.
    Looks like there may have been scope blocks for the likes of an old Unertl or some such.
    Too bad indeed.
    How old would you imagine a l57 like that would be?
     
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    Makes me wonder if that has been refinished also. My two HB 57's aren't near that glossy. My 244 does have a Unertl on it and has the center holes drilled for the front block just like the one that is listed. The missing front site is a minus for sure.
     
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    paulsonconstruction Sako-addicted

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    I think you guys are being a little harsh. What exactly are you excepting from a 64 year old rifle. I think it looks rather nice & for someone looking for a L57 HB in 308, which by the way aren't all that plentiful, it's current bid price is quite reasonable. Criticize & beat it up all you want for a couple of plugged holes & a missing front sight that you don't need or want on it anyway, but where are you going to find another one???
     

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