The following is a press release from Sako Rifles
Beretta authorized dealers, Beretta Galleries and major firearm retailers are stocked with the newest and lightest model from the Sako 85 family, the Sako 85 Carbonlight.
As a world class rifle manufacturer, Sako constantly looks for new solutions and innovative technologies that advance the accuracy and usability of their products. For its newest rifle, Sako looked to other industries for cutting edge materials. The new Sako 85 Carbonlight is built using the same carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) technology used in constructing new sports cars and aircraft. This makes the rifle extremely light, durable and rigid.
RELATED STORY: Lifesaving Lever-Action Rifles For Home Defense
The Sako 85 Carbonlight is the lightest Sako rifle ever made. It is designed for the hunter who pursues game across the roughest terrains and demands the best equipment. Weighing only about five pounds, this multi-purpose hunting rifle is exceptionally comfortable to carry. Combine the ultra light and durable stock with its stainless fluted barrel and you have a rifle that will survive Mother Nature’s most harsh weather conditions. Like all Sako rifles, the Carbonlight has a five shot MOA guarantee.
The Sako 85 Carbonlight is available in five calibers: .22-250 Rem, .243 Win, .308 Win, .260 Rem and 7mm-08 Rem.
Sako 85 Features
* Fully free-floating match-grade, hammer-forged barrel
* Hand-cut target crown
* Bolt is milled from one solid piece of steel
* 3 locking lugs
* Integral rail dovetail scope mount
* Control round feed
* Spring loaded extractor claw
* Detachable, two row, staggered magazine
* Controlled magazine release
* 2-position safety with separate bolt release button
* Made in Finland
RELATED STORY: 21 Rifles, Shotguns and Pistols For 3-Gun Competition
To locate your nearest dealer or gallery visit http://www.beretta.com/en-us/dealer-locations
About Sako Rifles
Sako LTD was founded in Helsinki, Finland in 1921 and moved to their current location in Riihimaki in 1927. Sako became a world-class rifle company through the experince they gained refurbishing and improving Mosin Nagant rifles during the Finnish Civil War in 1918. In 2000, 100% of the shares were purchased by Beretta Holdings. All Sako and Tikka rifles are imported into the United Sates by Beretta USA located in Accokeek, MD.
Sako has always been known for their “out-of-the-box” accuracy, smooth actions, reliability, and dependability. Each rifle that is manufactured goes through strigent inspections and is subject to test shots in order to certify the MOA guarantee that is offered with every rifle.
For more information, visit http://www.sako.fi