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I am in no position right now (both financially and consensusly sp?) to purchase it, but does anyone have any first hand experience with this gun? im referring to the tactical model. if (ever) i get a chance, what would u guys think of this (still got like 3 yrs to wait for permission) anyway ur thoughts of this, scopes are not included im just talking about the rifle itself.
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Very accurate rifles, the straight pull bolt is up for debate, some people like them, I personally do not. Of course, the styling is subjective also. But quality is good, and so is the accuracy.

I have not handled one on a long term basis so I cannot comment on durability, long term consistency, etc.

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I have seen a picture of one of them that blew up, but I do not know the details about that. The Sako has been the recent "blow up" thread we have been talking about....

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I'll read up on which Blaser it is but I remember hearing one had killed someone, or more than one person.
 

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wow thats very serious then

is it common for many types of rifles to blow up and all? ive herd a lot of stories
and a few remington stories about misfires, atleast 1 on this site though the cause of injury in that case was clearly the shooter's fault as much as the rifle with its flawed action
is this usually a result of a flawed action/rifle, crazy handloads or incorrect caliber or what?
 

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exploding can be quite common with handloaded ammo. if you load it too hot, the pressures will blow up the rifle.
 

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Muzzleblast... are we talking about the same rifle? i was reffering to the tactical model like on this site... i believe the ones in that forum link that you posted are for the hunting versions.
 

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Yep, that´s right. System and action are the same.
Just the stock is special.
My knowlege is, that all the accidents took place with magnum calibers and with reloaded ammo. The Deva which is the German "gun contolling department" found out that the gas pressure was somthing about 8000 bar when the weapons blasted.

I myself own a Blaser R93 Offroad Semiweight in .300 WinMag, which is my main hunting rifle for pigs and fellow deer. It is very accurate and has a 3-12x56 Zeiss ZM and an Aimpoint CompM2 for battues mounted. So far I am very happy with that gun. 2cm (100m) diameter with fabric ammo.

But to be honest: I can´t deny a cold feeling in my stomach shooting my favorit. Got my thumb on the system.
 
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