Stainless Sako 75 Model III Varmint In .260 Rem 24” Barrel W/ Box, Parts

SOLD FOR: $2,276.01

WOA#: WY240509DK002

Make: Sako, Finland;  Imported by Beretta Corp

Model: Model III

Serial Number: 755779

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .260 Remington

Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with removable Magazine

Barrel Length: 23”

Sights/Optics: There are no provisions for iron sights on this rifle. The receiver is grooved for mounting an optic. This rifle comes with a Near Manufacturing Picatinny Rail.

Stock Configuration and Condition: The stock is one-piece laminate tan wood stock with a semi-pistol grip, fluted Monte Carlo comb with cheek-piece, and a rubber recoil pad. There are sling studs front and rear. There is a white metal “SAKO” inlay in the grip cap. There are only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The checkering is sharp. The LOP measures 14.25” from the trigger to the rubber recoil pad. The recoil pad is soft and remains pliable. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Stainless Steel

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: This rifle comes with its original matching box, two mags, paperwork, spare parts, sling loops, scope rail, lock, and disassembly tools.

Our Assessment: The Sako 75 Model III Varmint in .260 Rem is a precision-engineered bolt-action rifle designed for accuracy and performance in varmint hunting and target shooting. Manufactured by Sako, a respected Finnish firearms company known for its high-quality rifles, the Sako 75 series was introduced in the late 1990s and quickly gained a reputation for its craftsmanship and reliability. The Sako 75 Model III Varmint is chambered in .260 Remington, a versatile and efficient cartridge that was introduced in 1997. The .260 Remington is known for its excellent ballistic performance, offering a flat trajectory, moderate recoil, and high accuracy. It is particularly well-suited for medium to long-range shooting, making it an ideal choice for both varmint hunting and precision target shooting. A key feature of the Sako 75 Model III is its controlled-feed bolt-action mechanism, which ensures smooth and reliable operation. The bolt features three locking lugs and a 60-degree bolt lift, allowing for rapid cycling and minimal disruption to the shooter’s aim. The controlled-feed system enhances the rifle’s reliability, reducing the likelihood of feeding issues.

Overall, the Sako 75 Model III Varmint in .260 Rem is a high-quality, precision-engineered bolt-action rifle tailored for varmint hunting and target shooting. Its combination of a versatile and accurate cartridge, a robust and reliable action, a heavy-contour barrel, and a well-designed stock make it a standout choice for shooters seeking top-tier performance and accuracy. The rifle’s craftsmanship and attention to detail reflect Sako’s commitment to producing exceptional firearms.

Stainless Sako 75 Model III Varmint In .260 Rem 24” Barrel W/ Box, Parts
Stainless Sako 75 Model III Varmint In .260 Rem 24” Barrel W/ Box, Parts