OMG, I just bought another Finnwolf! what is wrong with me?

Discussion in 'Sako Finnwolf VL63 lever actions' started by bigbear, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. bigbear

    bigbear Well-Known Member

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    Sat down to watch Thursday night football and eat supper. Game was not that great so while supper cooked i logged on to our gun trader site and browsed and lo and behold a mint VL63 was for sale with drop dead wood.I need another finnwof like a hole in the head ( I have 3, one to shoot, 2 to fondle). But, this rifle is just gorgeous. Just sold a rifle and a scope to finance another project......:rolleyes:(that's 30 seconds of thinking)...WTF , I send a message I'll take it. Hear from the seller I was first offer to buy but that he now had a growing list of offers. So now I will have 4 Finnwolfs. I'll post a pic as soon as it arrives:)

     
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    Unclekax Well-Known Member

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    Nothing is wrong with you.
     
  3. kirkbridgershooters

    kirkbridgershooters Well-Known Member

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    I have owned Sakos for decades and never cared for the Finnwolf. Then I started looking at how well they were made and why should I have been surprised, it is made by Sako. I now have both in 243 and 308 and shoot them both. A very underestimated rifle...

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    stonecreek SCC Secretary Forum Owner SCC Board Member

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    Don't kid the poor guy. He is well on his way to becoming a Sakoholic, an addiction which may lead to such unkind ends as divorce, bankruptcy, and endlessly surfing internet sites, prowling gun shows, and loitering in pawn shops looking for the Sako you don't yet have (or don't have enough of). He already exhibits many of the mid-level stages of the disease.
     
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  5. deergoose

    deergoose Sako-addicted

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    ….for which there is no cure ! the only treatment is to buy more Sako rifles! I've suffered from this affliction for over 30 years !

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    My new Finnwolf has original Sako bases. Where can I find rings? thanks!
     
  7. bigbear

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    Rifle arrived yesterday. Wow is all I can say. Seller said it was excellent. It appears to be unfired. Fiddleback figure in wood, original scope bases with older style rounded peep sight. 4xxx serial range. I'll try and post pictures Friday after work. It's my 4th Finnwolf. This one I don't think I'll shoot, just gonna build a shrine for it.:)
     
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    Hi, I just purchased my first Sako rifle, it's a Finnwolf in 308, Garcia import. The serial number is 10468. Can anyone date this rifle for me??
     
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    bigbear Well-Known Member

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    New Finnwolf :)

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    Looks like an early one from that rear sight!
     
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    What a beautiful rifle.
     
  12. Sean Hodges

    Sean Hodges Well-Known Member

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    That’s a stunner. I’ve never seen one that nice. Thanks for sharing.
     

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