The Sako 85 Synthetic rifle offers hunters and shooters a completely matte black-finished option. The fluted barrel, action, magazine plate and trigger guard are all matching in colour with a a Soft Touch colour-coated stock. If you are looking for true stealth appearance, this is the rifle for you.
Sako 85 rifles share demanding design principles, adhering to both tradition and innovation, allowing riflemen to choose a model to perfectly fit different preferences and needs. The Sako 85 range offers different stock styles and barrel options combined with a comprehensive calibre selection. When you buy a Sako, you get a thoroughly tested quality rifle. Each rifle is shot at the factory to make sure it shoots as a Sako should. Every rifle is delivered with the certification of proof test and accuracy.
Most Sako 85 models have free-floating barrels, manufactured by the specialists at Sako. Barrel blanks are drilled, honed, cold-hammer forged, finished and finally individually inspected by the most complex and highly refined optical fine tuning instrument: the human eye. Twist rates are chosen for each calibre to optimize accuracy and bullet performance. Sako 85 barrels, blued or stainless, have a non-reflecting, satin-like surface, except for the Sako 85 Deluxe model that has a highly polished finish. Sako 85 stainless steel barrels are made from stainless steel fortified with a high chromium content for better weather resistance and durability of the bore.
The Sako 85 stock ergonomics are optimized to quarantee the best shooting posture. Excellent balance and smooth bolt operation make straight, accurate, fast shooting phenomenal to Sako rifles.
Extractor & Ejection:
Sako 85 has famous extractor claw made of very durable heat treated special steel. When bolt brings the case back, it is ejected by the active mechanical ejector fork out of the rifle. Ejector is in the rear bridge bottom, not in the bolt face.
The Sako 85 actions are available in 6 different sizes (CSA), providing the very best functions for each cartridge size. All Sako 85 models feature controlled cartridge feed (RCS) to virtually eliminate double feeding or cartridge jam. The Sako turnbolt handle gives natural hand position during bolt operation, which allows very quick repeated firing.
Staggered, two-row magazine of the Sako 85 has a stainless steel construction. The detachable magazine can also be loaded through the ejection port. The Total Control Latch (patent pending) of the Sako 85 prevents accidental magazine releases.
The weight of pull of the single-stage Sako 85 trigger unit is adjustable from 1 to 2 kg (2 – 4 lbs). An optional single-set trigger is also available for most Sako 85 models. The trigger of the Sako 85 rifles is protected by an extremely durable, steel trigger guard.
The special 2-way Sako safety locks both the trigger and the bolt handle. A unique bolt release button of the Sako Safety System allows you to load or remove a cartridge from the chamber with the safety engaged.