POTD: Tikka T3 in 6.5x55BJ Ackley Improved

Eric B
by Eric B

Photo Of The Day – Photography is a powerful medium that allows individuals to freeze moments in time, capturing the essence of emotions, stories, and the beauty that surrounds us. Taking great photos is not merely about owning an expensive camera; it’s an art form that requires a blend of technical skill, creativity, and a keen eye for detail.

The simple yet robust design of bolt-action hunting rifles still makes them the most popular choice for hunting. With a satisfying sound, the bolt slides back, readying the next cartridge with precision. Each shot is a symphony of focus and anticipation, as you breathe in the crisp air, eyes locked on their target. Every pull of the trigger is a moment of connection with nature’s rhythm.

Here is Spuhr’s take on the subject:

Tikka T3 in 6,5x55BJ Ackley imp with 24” barrel and Spuhr Sics chassi, and it feeds from a Magpul AICS .30-06 mag (AICS .300 mag size). Chassi have the short 13” forend and an adjustable bagrider. Scope is a premier 3-15. This is all a hunting rifle and with no intention towards PRS.

Tikka T3 in 6,5x55BJ Ackley Improved

All I’m missing is a suppressor, but the system looks ready for it.

If you have more interest in the Spuhr SICS chassis, and Tikka rifles in general, check this out: TFB Review: The Spuhr SICS (Spuhr Ideal Chassis System).


Image source: Spuhr

Eric B
Eric B

Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6x6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.

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