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Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250

Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« on: March 09, 2019, 04:11:59 PM »

Got the Tikka all setup with the ATN X-Sight 4K Pro Series Day/Night vision scope and the ADE Advanced Optics Hunter Bipod. The bipod is 13" and extends to 23" which is where I needed it to be when sitting or when shooting off my quad. I have no clue who actually makes the bipod, I found it on Amazon. It seems to be pretty well constructed.


What felt like Spring arriving this morning was just a teaser. It quickly started to deteriorate just as I was getting ready to load up and head out to the range. I guess we have a few more day's of rain before the next opportunity arrives.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2019, 04:36:24 PM »
Keep us informed on how you like the scope.
Roger
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Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2019, 04:57:44 PM »
Keep us informed on how you like the scope.



Will do.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

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Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2019, 07:59:51 PM »
Looks like a nocturnal critters worst nightmare... Or would that be a Daydream???
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Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2019, 10:03:14 AM »
Looks like a nocturnal critters worst nightmare... Or would that be a Daydream???



LOL, yep, I think it would have to be a daymare.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

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Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2019, 05:25:20 AM »
My T3 Lite 223 didn't like being shot with a bipod attached and being used as the front support of the rifle while at the bench.If you range test on sand bags and get tiny groups you should make sure it shoots the same when using the bipod off the bench.I have a wood stock 220 Swift that acts the same way.Tack driver off the sand bags with the front sand bag under the checkering.2-1/2 inch groups off the bench with the bipod attached.
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Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2019, 06:15:26 AM »
My T3 Lite 223 didn't like being shot with a bipod attached and being used as the front support of the rifle while at the bench.If you range test on sand bags and get tiny groups you should make sure it shoots the same when using the bipod off the bench.I have a wood stock 220 Swift that acts the same way.Tack driver off the sand bags with the front sand bag under the checkering.2-1/2 inch groups off the bench with the bipod attached.



Thanks, I'll watch out for that.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308

Re: Varmint/Yote Eradicator - Tikka T3x Light Stainless 22-250
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2019, 02:16:21 PM »

Took the Tikka out and shot 20 rounds through it. It's a tack driver but the ATN scope, well there's no other way to say this, it sucked in daylight. I guess you could use it in early morning or late afternoon but with the sun is up and to my back I could barely see the reticle. I switched it through all the different options and none of them were to my liking. The one shot zero didn't work very well but I'll put that one on me since I didn't really have a stable platform to zero from.

Once I stopped messing with the scope and just accepted where it was hitting the target, the gun shot extremely well. I'm very happy with it.

I'm going to put another scope on it with quick release mounts so I can swap them around.
Weatherby Rifles:
M5 USA .257
M5 USA 6.5-300
M5 USA 300
M5 German 300
M5 .308 TRR
VG .308
VG 270
Other:
Win M70 30-06
Brn XBolt HC Speed 300 WSM
McMil G30 Dynasty 270 WSM
Ber B-14 HMR 6.5 CM
Mar 1895 SBL 45-70
Win 94 pre 64 30-30
4 AR-15 Match 5.56
2 AR-15 Match Wylde .223
1 AR-10 Match .308