Tikka T3/T3x Gen3 Elite Series Stainless Steel Recoil Lug

$29.99

Description

The Tikka Performance Center is proud to announce our Gen3 Elite Series Stainless Steel Recoil lugs for the Tikka T3.

Our latest generation of recoil lugs are a significant upgrade from the second generation of lugs.  Previously, we used 316 marine grade stainless steel which had a yield strength of 89,000 psi.  This was a major improvement from the factory aluminum lug which has a yield strength of 21,000 psi (significantly less than the standard psi generated by modern rifle cartridges).  Now we have upgrade the stainless steel we use to 17-4PH H900 stainless steel.  The yield strength of this remarkable steel is 200,000 psi making the new Gen3 Recoil Lug stronger than the action itself!

The primary advantage of the Gen3 Elite Series Stainless Steel Recoil Lug is the additional strength of 17-4PH H900 stainless steel absorbing the recoil of the rifle instead of the light-weight aluminum alloy Tikka uses.  If you remove the recoil lug from your stock, you'll see an upside down trapezoid appear over time.  This dent eventually allows the action to move under recoil and degrades accuracy.

Our Gen3 Elite Series Stainless Steel Recoil Lug is also machined to a larger dimension, yet still fits in the factory stock.  This tighter fit results in increased rigidity between the action and the stock.  The increase in consistency of the rifle is amazing!

This is a similar system the Sako TRG-42 utilizes without the $3,500 price tag!

We proudly manufacture our Gen3 Elite Series Stainless Steel Recoil Lugs from 17-4PH H900 Stainless Steel for the ultimate in weather resistance and a lifetime of service. 

Our Gen3 Elite Series Stainless Steel Recoil Lugs for the Tikka T3 will provide you a lifetime of service, even under the harshest conditions or the heaviest recoil you throw at them.

These lugs are machined to an amazing +/- .0002" tolerance. 

Installation is simple.  Simply remove the two action screws and separate your action from the stock.  Using a pair of pliers, remove the existing metal piece from the stock.  Then push the Elite Series Recoil Lug into the same recess.  Put your action and stock back together and tighten your action screws.  You are done! 

Note that sometimes it can take a little longer to line up your action and stock because of the tighter tolerances of our recoil lug. 

The Tikka Performance Center Elite Series Recoil Lugs for the Tikka T3 are of the finest quality you will find anywhere.

Q & A (56)

When will these be back in stock guys? ( dave, 08/03/2017 )

Dave,

For all inventory inquiries please contact the shop directly at info@tikkashooters.com or 406-285-2371 M-Th 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.(MST)

Thanks for your inquiry!

MT Team


I would like to order part#T3ESLUG but it says its on back order. How long is it on back order? Thank you ( Allen Baldwin, 05/03/2017 )

Hi Allen,

For all inventory inquiries please contact the shop directly at info@tikkashooters.com or 406-285-2371 M-Th 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.(MST)

Thanks for your inquiry!

MT Team


Could you make a short video on bedding the lug? that would be very much appreciated. Plus i can't seem to get enough of Jason so that is another plus... ( Mike McGee, 03/02/2017 )

Hi Mike,

Glad you like our videos and appreciate the feedback!  The installation is simple.  Remove the two action screws and separate your action from the stock.  Using a pair of pliers, remove the existing metal piece from the stock.  Then push the Elite Series Recoil Lug into the same recess beveled side down with a little gun oil to lubricate.  Put your action and stock back together and tighten your action screws.  You are done! 

Thanks for your inquiry!

MT Team


Hello,
Is there a video on how to remove the factory T3 recoil lug, and replace it with MTC T3 recoil lug? Is this something a gunsmith should perform?

Thanks in advance
( William Merrill, 26/12/2016 )

Hello William,

This is something that any reasonably handy person can do. Removing the old lug is able to be done usually with fingers or pliers. The installation requires the new lug to be pushed firmly into the factory slot in the stock. Give us a call if you need any help on this.

Thanks for the inquiry!


I have the Tikka T3 Hunter in .204. Would replacing the lugs on this rifle make any difference? ( Randy Swett, 16/12/2016 )

Randy,

Every single T3 model should have the lug replaced because the aluminum one that comes with the gun wears out over time.   The factory aluminum lug has a yield strength of 21,000 psi (significantly less than the standard psi generated by modern rifle cartridges).  The yield strength of this remarkable steel is 200,000 psi making the new Gen3 Recoil Lug stronger than the action itself!

Thanks for your inquiry!

MT Team


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