Download the Serial Number Chart. More to come, must post before browser dumps it. In your picture I do not see one. Does that make sense given the serial number? Sako made several small bores, the L4. I suspect the owner may be less than honorable; but that's only a guess. Before the 75, Sako hunting rifles except the L46 and the L579 did not have detachable magazines, but a hinged floorplate with the lock placed on the front of the trigger guard. Maybe if anyone has a question about Winchesters unlikley , I can help.
To this day they are etched into the bolts, my new Finnlight has the etch ser marks as does the three other Sako rifles that I own. Sako and Tikka rifles carry a Two-Year Limited Warranty to the original purchaser for defects in materials or workmanship. Still looking for trigger adjustment procedure. The L579 was made for cartridges based upon the 308 cartridge. The mid length action L57, L579R for 243, 308, etc is called a Forrester and the short action L46, L461, L49 for the 222 Rem, 223 Rem.
It is in excellent condition and has a BalVar 5 scope. Can you give the serial number for it? I was given this gun as a gift 17 years ago. You need serial number and product key to activate some Autodesk software. Any chance of getting what you have published it or having a place we could download it? Have all the serial numbers recorded and info about each one. But the serial numbers probably started earlier with the L57 action. Olympic competition and it has an almost mythical status among aficionados. Mauser Action 1969 L Medallion Grade F.
The rifle is in good condition, hasn't been fired for almost 15 years. Beretta's warranty information is listed below. Before 1968 some guns were not stamped with importers stamp. Check it out if you're interested as there are plenty of guys on this forum who can complement Murphy's knowledge of these rifles. It's value afterwards is only 50% or less. If you want to build something tacti-cool, do it on a howa or remmy action! Bore clenaed up to just plain lovely. Based on Sako's records 77,234 L461 rifles were made between late 1962 and the end of 1973, averaging 7023 per year.
We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! The M78 was also chambered for the and the in addition to the. Sako's latest and current model, the M85, was introduced in 2006. It is likely 1966 or 1967 manufacture and is of the original L61 design. This gun was used by me as a young boy for hunting whitetail. Take care to not degrade the condition of your rifle.
They are a little heavy by today's standards but very well made guns of blued steel and walnut. B: L: A: C: K: P: O: W: D: E: R: X: Jan: Feb: Mar: Apr: May: Jun: Jul: Aug. Being softer than steel, brass will not damage the bridge, although it does leave a mark that's not a lot of fun to get rid of. Thing is so clean if I did not think unlikely from the dings I would swear it never was fired factory tests them? I have the same type, and found a listing of dates. It is part of the value and negotiation and for sure if not a head space check we have checked something like 10 1903 bolts and all came out ok, but in the case of a 1903 Sporter, its had the wrong bolt for the era and a concern due to the age and possible chamber wear And on the current L61R 06, it has been gone through top to bottom. The Super Deluxe, from what I have determined, has a rosewood forend and cap. Background and history of the Sako commercial rifle: The first civilian rifle bearing the Sako name was the L4.
For a value look on gun auction sites. Resources: In the case of my Sako Vixen l461 222 Remington Magnum Heavy Barrel, serial number 104911 it would seem to fall between 1969-1973. Very good find there Rockmutt. Faith and love of others knows no mileage nor bounds. L61R 50 year anniversary model 1970 1 1001 L61R Special numbering 1973 1 509 L61R Special numbering for magnum calibers. Sako started exporting to Sweden in the 1930s and continued manufacturing cartridges through. I've tried posting on that site brfore, but I can never get in.
. Firearm Technical Data Search Form Now you can enter the serial number of your firearm and be directed to the correct schematic for it as well as order parts through our partners Brownells, Inc. With a much earlier serial of 523xx and was told it was made in the late 60's or early 70's. A mint codition Deluxe Forester goes for about 1000-1300 pending on the condition box and caliber. I try not to get personal about money; there's nothing more easily replaced. They are still very good working rifles and very accurate in the hands of a good rifleman.