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#5546060 - 01/15/15 10:12 PM Rossi Wizard
BoomStick Offline
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Registered: 02/28/10
Posts: 1284
Loc: Aubrey, TX
My dad picked one of these up at a pawn shop for $200. Blued, heavy barrel, and nice walnut stock in .223. Also had a BSA 3x9x50 illuminated dot scope on it. are these rifles worth a darn? Did he get a terrific deal or so so?
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#5546084 - 01/15/15 10:32 PM Re: Rossi Wizard [Re: BoomStick]
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Registered: 10/22/12
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I wouldn't own a Rossi if it was given to me.
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#5546087 - 01/15/15 10:35 PM Re: Rossi Wizard [Re: BoomStick]
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Because?

I guess technally it is Taurus. the bottom of the reciever says made by Taurus - Brazil


Edited by BoomStick (01/15/15 10:38 PM)
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#5546123 - 01/15/15 11:14 PM Re: Rossi Wizard [Re: BoomStick]
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I've handled several of their single shot rifles. Some shot okay. Some shot minute of paper plate. All had horrible fit and finish. The actions were loose enough I thought they may just fall apart.
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#5546273 - 01/16/15 06:18 AM Re: Rossi Wizard [Re: BoomStick]
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I wouldn't want a Taurus made Rossi in general and I'm no snob....I actually have a Rossi but it's older and made by Interarms (good quality) not Taurus. Both Rossi and Taurus have changed ownership many times so it's tough to make blanket statements about them.

If it looks like it has quality fit and finish then take it out and try it. If it shoots well, you win.
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#5546561 - 01/16/15 09:19 AM Re: Rossi Wizard [Re: GasGuzzler]
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Originally Posted By: GasGuzzler
If it looks like it has quality fit and finish then take it out and try it. If it shoots well, you win.


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