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SOLD - WTS Sako Forester, L579 Deluxe, Pre 72, in .308

wizard78wizard78 Posts: 680 Officer

SOLD - WTS Sako Forester L579 Deluxe, Pre 72, in .308

This very good condition L579 is part of my Sako collection. It has had some modifications with a Shilen 308 barrel and matt finish metal. It sports a vintage Leupold Vari X III, 4.5x14x40 scope on what should be Weaver bases made for Sako rifles. Has early "Deer in Woods" engraving and a very nicely figure stock.

As we all know, Sako quality went down a notch when Garcia took  them over in 1972. I don’t know why the original owner switched to a new barrel but this one is superb and shoots, excellent. The recoil pad is a bit weak from standing in the safe for many years. Although the wood and metal on this rifle is superb, it was shot at the range I don’t believe it was ever hunted with considering what appears only a few little bumps and minor scratches in the wood. I haven’t fired since early 2K so will check functionality. These are quality rifles. I also have the Forester Manual in PDF form for the buyer.


Extra Pics by email, if requested.
$950 FTF within 30 miles of Port St. Lucie, on Rt. 95 exits.

$850 Without Scope.

Extra $75 if you need shipped to your FFL in a hard case, insured.

Must be at least 21, Florida resident and CWL preferred unless I know you.


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