Sako Model III 7MM-08 REM. 20.5” Fluted Bolt Action Rifle

SOLD FOR: $910.00

WOA#: WY240509DK004

Make: Sako,in Finland;  Imported by Beretta Corp

Model: Model III

Serial Number: 271066

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 7MM-08 Remington

Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with removable Magazine

Markings: The right side of the barrel is marked “WARNING: READ MANUAL FOR SAFE USE FREE FROM IMPORTER-BERETTA U.S.A., CORP ACKK,MD 20607”.  The left side of the barrel is marked “CAL. 7MM-08 MADE IN FINLAND”.  The chamber is marked “SAKO III 271066”. The buttpad is marked “LIMBSAVER”.  The butt of the semi-pistol grip has a plate marked “SAKO”.

Barrel Length: 20.5” Fluted Stainless

Sights/Optics: There are no provisions for iron sights on this rifle. The receiver is grooved for mounting an optic.

Stock Configuration and Condition: The stock is one-piece Black Polymer with Gray Rubber Webbing, muted stainless metal and semi-pistol grip, fluted Monte Carlo comb with cheek-piece, and a”Limbsaver” rubber recoil pad. There are sling swivels front and rear. There is a white metal “SAKO” inlay in the grip cap. There are handling marks including a few small scratches on the right side of the stock near the floorplate. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14.5” from the trigger to the rubber recoil pad. The recoil pad is soft and remains pliable. The stock rates in about very fine overall condition.

Type of Finish: Matte & Muted Stainless on Black and Gray

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is no significant wear present. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork, and Accessories: Rifle comes with Sako Magazine

Our Assessment: The SAKO III in 7MM-08 Rem. is a highly regarded bolt-action rifle known for its exceptional craftsmanship, accuracy, and reliability. Manufactured by SAKO, a renowned Finnish firearms company, the SAKO Model III features a smooth and robust action, making it a top choice among hunters and shooting enthusiasts. Chambered in the flat-shooting 7MM-08 cartridge, the rifle is ideal for hunting medium to large game. It typically includes a high-quality, cold hammer-forged barrel, 20.5 inches long, ensuring excellent accuracy and durability. The beautifully crafted laminate stock, with fine checkering and an ergonomic design, provides a comfortable and secure grip. Combining Finnish craftsmanship with the practical benefits of the 7MM-08 Rem. cartridge, the SAKO Model III is known for its reliability, performance, and elegant design.  Please see our high quality photos and good luck on your bid. -K.F.

Sako Model III 7MM-08 REM. 20.5” Fluted Bolt Action Rifle
Sako Model III 7MM-08 REM. 20.5” Fluted Bolt Action Rifle