SOLD FOR: $2,505.00
Serial Number: 030477
Year of Manufacture: 2007
Caliber: .300 Winchester Magnum
Action Type: Bolt Action, Detachable Magazine Fed
Markings: The left of the barrel is marked “CAL. 300 Win. Mag. MADE IN FINLAND” and with a Finnish proof. The left of the receiver is marked “SAKO TRG-42” with the serial number and a Finnish proof. The bottom of the bolt handle is hand marked “477”. The right of the barrel is marked with Beretta U.S.A.’s warning and import mark.
Barrel Length: 27″ Heavy Barrel With Clamp-On Muzzle Brake
Sights / Optics: The top of the receiver is grooved to accept scope mounts and is also drilled and tapped to accept a rail mount. A 6 1/4″ picatinny rail is installed. There is no provision for iron sights.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a gren synthetic with beavertail forend inletted for an 8″ accessory rail, pistol grip, adjustable comb, adjustable buttplate/pad, and sling studs mounted on each side of the buttstock, one installed in the accessory rail on the bottom of the forend, and another mounted under the free-floated barrel with the stud on the left of the barrel at the front of the forend. The stock has a few scattered light scuffs, the most notable being at the bottom-rear of the scoop in the belly. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 14” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The pad shows little to no wear. The stocks rate in about Fine-Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Black
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95% of its metal finish. The barrel has some scattered light scuffs with only a few small marks through the matte finish. The receiver shows light operational wear from the bolt, concealed while assembled, otherwise having only light handling marks. The exposed portions of the stock’s alloy bedding block have some light marks on the edges. The bolt body shows light operational wear. The screw heads are undamaged and the markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Very Good-Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The bolt moves smoothly. The safety is a paddle inside the trigger guard which can be pulled to the rear for safe and pushed forward for fire. The magazine release is a paddle at the rear of the magazine well. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a single 5-round magazine. The magazine has very faint operational wear with intact feed lips and a strong spring, in about Fine condition. A manual is also included.
Our Assessment: From Sako’s Website: “The Sako TRG 42 is a firearm for serious long-range competitions and can be equipped with a vast array of accessories to meet the most demanding requirements. The TRG 42 in 300 Win Mag and .338 Lapua Mag is a true long-range precision tool for special forces or competitions. Configurations include a black and green stock with blued barrel and action or an all-black stealth configuration featuring a black stock and bolt with phosphatized barrel and action. The stock is fully adjustable and reinforced with high-tech aluminum. The solid vault-like action is cold hammer-forged from special steel alloy. Integral 17 mm axial scope mounting rails have integral recoil stop-slots on the top of the receiver. The sturdy bolt with three locking lugs feeds rounds flawlessly from the centerline of a detachable staggered 2-row magazine. It has a reliable feed for various ammunition types. The bolt lift is at a 60° angle for fast bolt throw.” This TRG 42 is in Very Good-Fine condition with some light marks in the barrel and light operational wear. It comes with a single 5-round magazine, installed muzzle brake and picatinny scope base and is ready to be set up as your new precision rifle. Please see our photos and good luck!
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred in California.