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Saturday, October 10, 2009

SIG SAUER SSG 3000

Sig Sauer SSG 3000

Caliber : 7.62 x 51mm (.308 win)
Overall Length : 46.46" (1180mm)
Barrel Length : 24" (610mm)
Weight (w/o scope) : 11.9 lbs (5.4kg)
Weight (w/ Hendsoldt 1.5-6x42mm) : 13.6 lbs (6.2kg)
Mag. Capacity : 5
Numumber of Grooves : 4
Rate of twist : 1 in 12"

Made in Switzerland, the SSG 3000 is a extremely well made rifle. It is modular in design, and the stock is of laminated wood and ventilated. The bolt has six lugs and locks into the barrel. There is a rail under the forearm to take accessories. The rifle comes standard with a Hendsoldt scope, but the rings are standard so that can be switched out. Sig has an extremely good reputation for high quality, very accurate weapons, I expect even better from this rifle with accuracy in the .5 MOA or better range.

Sig has made a few modifications to the rifle and now imports them into the U.S.A. This is good news for both Sig and the US shooting public, as I think its a very fine rifle and should be successful in the US Market.

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