Tikka

DBM for T3 / T3x pattern magazines
(Tikka T3 / T3x only, not CTR compatible)
 

Small quantities from our first production run are available from the vendors linked below. A larger lot is currently being manufactured and will be available across more of our regular stockists.

USA: Tactical Works

USA: Lumley Arms USA

UK, Ireland and Europe: Turvey Stalking

Australia: Delta Tactical

Australia: Precision Defence Industries (as an option with rifle stocks)

Finally - a high quality bottom metal replacement for the original plastic version at a very competitive price. Fully CNC-machined from a mix of high-grade titanium and aluminium alloys with absolutely no cheap 6000 series aluminium alloy used anywhere. The development of this bottom metal replaces the last chunk of plastic that comes with the factory rifle. This results in a very strong, lightweight and corrosion resistant product - providing the perfect bedding platform for your T3 or T3x rifle (bedding pillars and hex-head action screws included).

Specifications:

- Weighs only 83.5g (just under 3oz)

- The body of DBM is machined from high grade 7075-T76 aluminium alloy.

- The trigger guard is machined from aerospace Ti6Al4V titanium alloy.

- The magazine release lever is machined from aerospace Ti6Al4V titanium alloy.

- All other components are stainless steel (either 304 or 316 grades).

- 'Drop-in' fit replacing the original factory plastic triggerguard.

- Accepts all T3/T3x magazines (not compatible with the CTR magazine).

- Available in two colours (with slight variations between Al and Ti components).

- Silver/grey colour - garnet blasted finish to Ti parts, silver anodised body.

- Black colour - PVD finished Ti parts, Milspec type 3 hard coat anodised body.

- The trigger guard is fully replaceable and serviceable.

- Includes bedding pillars and non-tapered hex head screws (both 316 stainless).

- Future trigger guard designs will include an arctic version for gloves.

- Future trigger guards will be available as a separate item once manufactured.

Tikka T3 / T3x DBM for factory magazines

Short Action DBM for AICS magazines (Tikka T3 / T3x only)
 

Our Tikka T3 short action DBM is made from the same steels that we use for our Remington 700 units. They are available in either 316 stainless steel (passivated) or 4140 ordnance steel (QPQ nitrided).

Both units are CNC machined from the one block of solid billet, with the inside corners of the magazine-well EDM wire cut.  The unit is then skeletonised for maximum weight reduction, following by polishing to remove all tooling marks then a glass bead blast to a satin finish. At this point the stainless unit is passivated for the ultimate in corrosion resistance, whilst the 4140 cromoly variant is QPQ nitrided resulting in an extremely high surface hardness (59 to 60 Rc) and a nice matte black colour.


We have included a positive locking, magazine retention system (like the original factory unit), which can easily be removed if desired for range shooting but is useful in preventing accidental mag releases during hunting when out in the bush and scrub.

Our low profile magazine release lever is also CNC machined from the same steels as the main unit and is serrated and chamfered for positive thumb grip when releasing magazines.

We include the full bedding kit with this DBM. This includes:

- A grade-5 titanium recoil lug, thicker than the original
- 316 grade stainless steel bedding pillars

- 316 grade stainless steel hex-head action screws included

We have observed an increase in accuracy in all rifles with this bedding kit, especially when combined with a quality epoxy bedding job.

User Guide

4140 ordnance steel (QPQ nitrided black)
316 stainless steel (garnet blasted silver)

Titanium bolt stop
(Tikka T3 / T3x only)
 

- CNC machined from grade 5 aerospace titanium alloy (Ti6Al4V)

- Tactile serrations at tip for grip in all weather conditions

- Replaces the cast steel unit with a much tighter fit version.

- Enables re barreling of rifles to different length cartridges

- Short, Long and Magnum lengths available

- Very light, strong and corrosion resistant.

- Less than half the price of the factory original from Brownells.

- Includes a new dowel pin and spring (both stainless)

Note: The following lengths are defined for:

'Magnum' - 6.5x55 SE, 30-06 SPRG, 300 Win Mag and similar

'Long' - 22-250 Rem, 243 Win, 308 Win and similar

'Short' - 204 Ruger, 222 Rem, 223 Rem and similar

 

Fitting:

This part is not a guaranteed 'drop in' fit - some fitting may be required. Our CNC machined titanium bolt stop is a substantially tighter fit than the original factory casting. We test fit each bolt stop prior to packing in our own shop rifle, however due to small variations in factory tolerances - some individual rifles require the bolt stop to be fitted to the receiver with lapping compound for smooth operation. You may need to shorten the coil spring length by cutting off between half to one full coil to achieve a reliable bolt release and release weight that you prefer for the bolt stop. If you cut the spring too short we will mail you more at no cost to you via regular surface mail / international air mail (no tracking available). This is an easy part to fit requiring very little time. Contact us if you are having difficulty fitting this part.

Tikka T3 / T3x titanium bolt stop (blasted grey or PVD black)

Titanium Bolt Handle with Carbon Fibre knob - Versions available to fit the Tikka T3 / T3x, 590, 595, 690 and 695.

Super-strong and ultra-light bolt handle and tactical knob combo for your Tikka T3 / T3x, Tikka 595 and Tikka 695. Designed and manufactured by our USA distributor. The handles are manufactured from grade 5 aerospace titanium alloy, and the knobs are moulded from genuine 3K carbon fibre (not some imitation stencil or film).

 

You will not get a stronger, lighter and tougher bolt handle combo anywhere! Whether you are building the ultimate mountain rifle, need to shave a precious few grams off that benchrest rig, or like us, simply want to use the best gear available, these are the ultimate tikka replacement. The handle and tactical knob combined weighs 28 grams versus the factory steel unit at 41 grams. Compare this to other aftermarket options at 60+ grams to 70+ grams. To top this off, due to the manufacturing of these being in high volume lots (investment moulds), they are priced very competitively.

 

Construction:
Handle:

- CNC Machined handle from Grade 5 aerospace Titanium alloy

- Handle hand polished. No tooling marks.

- CNC engraved lettering on dovetail specifying thread

- 5/16" x 24 TPI male thread to accept most bolt knobs

- Available in both left-handed and right-handed versions

 

Knob:

- Genuine 3K carbon fibre, 25mm wide x 40mm long

- Smallest outside diameter (at threaded insert) = 11.5mm

- Threaded section = 14mm deep

- 6061-T6 threaded insert epoxied-in during manufacture

- 5/16" x 24 TPI female thread to accept most bolt handles
- Weighs 13 grams !

Titanium handle (tumbled satin grey)

Carbon fibre knob
 

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Titanium Bolt Shroud
(Tikka T3 / T3x only)
 

CNC machined from aerospace Grade 5 titanium alloy (Ti6Al4V). At only 25 grams, our shrouds are close to half the weight of comparable steel shrouds, yet significantly harder than the best aluminium alloy shrouds on the market. We mill a flat on top of the shroud body and cut in a diamond chequering pattern to mimic the style of the shrouds seen on the bolts of the more expensive Sako line of rifles.

 

Available in a natural finish (to match stainless rifles) or for blued / phosphated Tikka rifles, we offer a very tough DLC coating which produces a dark matte charcoal colour to blend in with the colour of the Tikka receiver. This is a tough industrial finish.

 

We include a small coil spring which removes all slack between shroud body and the firing pin assembly of your bolt from a necessary tolerance deliberately designed into the shroud to ensure 100% anti-bind function in all rifles.

 

Construction:
- CNC Machined from high grade aerospace titanium alloy

- Polished then glass bead blasted to a satin finish

-Diamond pattern cut onto the top of the shroud body

- Available in a matte black DLC coating for Tikka rifles with a factory hot blue or phosphated finish.

User Guide

 T3 / T3x bolt shroud - titanium alloy (blasted grey or PVD black)
 

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Titanium Recoil Lug and bedding kit (Tikka T3 / T3x and Sako A7)

This bedding kit and titanium recoil lug maximises the accuracy potential of the factory Tikka rifle. 

Our slightly thicker CNC machined titanium lug replaces an undersized aluminium extrusion which comes standard on all factory T3 rifles (the T3x comes with a steel lug). Our stainless steel bedding pillars and hex head action screws finish the kit off. Combining our bedding kit with a decent epoxy job has seen accuracy improvements in all factory rifles we have tested. Especially so with rifles in factory synthetic stocks which have a lot of flex and tolerances all over the place. We include this kit free with all our DBMs above.

 

Recoil Lug:

    -Grade 5 titanium - extremely high strength to weight ratio

    -Outstanding corrosion resistance
    -CNC machined to within +/- 0.01mm flatness
    -Slightly thicker than the original T3 aluminium lug

  

Action screws:

    -316 Stainless Steel screws - hex head

    -Non tapered heads for firm and secure fit.
    -4mm hex socket size which readily interchanges with 5/32"

 

Bedding Pillars:

    -316 grade stainless steel.
    -Ensures perfect spacing front and rear

    -Eliminates affects on barreled-action due to stock flex

Tikka T3 Bedding

Guide

Titanium alloy lug and bedding kit (screws and pillars)


 

Magazine release lever for the factory floorplate
(Tikka T3 / T3x only)

This is a high quality, grade 5 titanium (TI6Al4V) magazine release lever for the original plastic floorplate that uses the factory pattern magazines (not CTR compatible). Available in either a natural grey (garnet blasted) or a highly durable black finish (PVD).

We've designed this primarily for those shooters using aftermarket magazines made from metal where the factory plastic lever wears over time resulting in a sloppy magazine lock up or failure for the magazine to lock up at all. Our titanium version is light weight and the tip will never become blunt or distorted, ensuring a lifetime of use. The lever is also compatible when using the factory plastic magazine but will rub some of the plastic finish along the front spine of these magazines (cosmetic only).

Inclusions:

-1 x magazine release lever (titanium)

-2 x lever dowel pins (stainless)

-2 x lever coil springs (stainless)

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Titanium alloy magazine release (includes 2 x dowel pins and springs)

Ultra light trigger pull spring
(Tikka T3 / T3x , Sako 75, 85 and A7)

This kit includes 3 trigger springs which are all identical (we include these extra 2 units as spares). This spring will replace your original Tikka T3 / T3x and Sako 75, 85, A7 trigger spring and achieve a repeatable and safe 1.5lb pull weight when installed correctly. These triggers are excellent for a factory produced rifle.


Made from quality spring steel wire and finished with zinc chromate plating for a decorative gold color to identify it from the original factory spring. Our spring breaks cleanly and consistently at 1.5 lbs* when installed correctly**.


* Results may vary slightly between individual rifles and trigger pull gauges. Our pull weight is measured using an RCBS gauge.


** We supply replacement springs only. If unsure on installation, we highly recommend having a qualified and competent gunsmith do the job. Slight variations between different rifles may result in an unsafe trigger when fitting these springs.
Always ensure the rifle is unloaded before commencing work and test trigger function extensively upon reassembly whilst rifle is unloaded. Slam closing the bolt and dropping the rifle onto the buttpad (both whilst unloaded) is recommended. Adjust the grub screw until a safe trigger is achieved.

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Ultralight trigger pull spring (includes 3x springs)