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Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« on: May 11, 2008, 08:56:21 am »
I saw one of these for sale at a local shooting range/gun shop and I am wondering if anyone has any information about them/bought one/no someone that has one/saw a test report on it. I was curious about the rifle since they have it marked at $150 and seems like a decent deal for a foul weather gun.
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Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2008, 09:36:19 am »
Was it new, used, milsup?  Could you mount a scope? Could you find mounts?  Would they let you snap the trigger?  How did it feel?  What did the bore look like?  For a $150 and a $25.00 scope, sounds like a truck gun to me. At least.
All that said, obviously I actually know nothing about them.

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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2008, 07:05:41 pm »


Looks interesting, here's the website http://www.tulatoz.ru/en/toz122.html

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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2008, 03:15:53 pm »
Wish I had seen it I would have bought it for trade goods if nothing else!

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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2008, 08:28:51 pm »
bought one today  :o 

I'll post a range report and some pics tomorrow


BTW it cost WAY! more than $150

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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2008, 10:37:48 am »
A new one is $289 in .308 they also make a .22LR  that cost $175 new I have not shot one but I have heard that the.22 is a great little plinker.  some of the shotguns the make have a great reputation. SSME  DEUTSCHE is the importer

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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008, 07:47:21 pm »


 OK here's the skinny

PLUSES

 comes with 2 6rd mags
shoots pretty good, I managed a few sub 3" 100m groups using the sights
takes SKS front sight posts
chrome lined bore should be great for a truck gun
handles really well
comes with some truly QD scope mounts
the express style sights work pretty good

minuses

very crude machining; compared to a wartime mosin this thing looks like Kathy Bates standing next to Ashley Judd :o

action was VERY stiff at first, really requiring you to get rough when ejecting and extracting

the scope rings are very crudely machined and wouldn't hold onto a 1" scope. I'll try some electrical tape between the scope and rings next time.

The trigger is horrible


 I bought the rifle to shoot in our local highpower matches. So the magazine capacity sold the gun to me. Overall I'm satisfied, because it's a fun rifle to shoot and with some tinkering I think I can work out some of the problems


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Re: Russian Tula Toz 122 .308 bolt action rifle
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2008, 07:42:29 am »
Looks very interesting.  For the price I'd almost just buy one out of curiosity :).  One positive thing I can say just by looking at it: unlike the other budget guns on the market today, this comes with a wood stock (major for me in a rifle - even if I find it at a good deal I won't buy a synthetic stock rifle unless I know I can buy an aftermarket wood stock replacement :)).

On the website I do see that they offer it in .223, which I think I'd probably go for over the .308 (already got two .30-06's which are close.  Technically I have a .225 Winchester too which is close to the .223 I guess, but the .223 has dirt cheap ammo available :)).