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SAKO 85 BROWN BEAR
New 2014: XL Action Size

To include a true everyman’s safari rifle into the Sako 85 product family Sako is introducing the Brown Bear in action size XL. This widens the caliber selection of the Bear Series to include 416 Rigby, 450 Rigby and 500 Jeffery. The laminate stock has been redesigned to accommodate larger calibers and the barrel profile has been redefined for the new calibers.

Brown laminated hardwood,straight classic stock, black action and 540 mm semi heavy barrel (21,1/4"). Exellent balance for good pointability.

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Black Bear sights and barrel

BROWN LAMINATE AND BLACK STEEL

Corgeous looks. High performance. Brown, mat laminated stock and black steel look great. Performance of 338 Win.Mag or 375H&H cartridges justify "Bear" this Bearproof rifle.

Bear Series

Black Bear, Brownbear and Kodiak, purpose built weapons for bear & bruise hunters. All 3 "Bears" feature: adjustable special fast target acquisition iron sights, detachable staggered 2-row steel magazine with TCL preventing unintentional loosening. Can be top-loaded. Controlled cartridge feed, adjustable single stage trigger, barrel band for front swivel. 3 locking lug, very fast cycling turn bolt action with controlled cartridge feed & mechanical case ejection. Integral Dovetail rails for secure scope mounting.

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Action Caliber Rate of twist Number of Grooves Overall length Barrel length Weight Cartridge Capacity
L 338 Win Mag
375 H&H Mag
10"
12"
6
6
1065 mm
(42")
540 mm
(21 1/4")
3.6 kg
(7 15/16 lbs)
5 rounds
(4 in magazine)
* Detachable magazine (DM)
XL 416 Rigby
450 Rigby
500 Jeffery
14"
14"
20"
6
6
6
1085 mm
(42 3/4")
560 mm
(22")
4.3 kg
(9 1/2 lbs)
5 rounds
(4 in magazine)
* Fixed magazine (FM)
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