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#5650429 - 03/13/15 08:03 PM Another gunsmith question
PolishTexan Offline
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I tried to sight in my great uncles Rossi single shot. 223 today and discovered that either the firing pin is broken or the spring that pushes the firing pen is worn out. The firing pin struck the cap, but not hard enough to fire the bullet. Does anyone know of a gunsmith in the Dfw area that works on Rossi rifles. Thank you

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#5650437 - 03/13/15 08:12 PM Re: Another gunsmith question [Re: PolishTexan]
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Maybe Elk Castle in FTW @ Las Vegas Trail
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#5650723 - 03/13/15 11:49 PM Re: Another gunsmith question [Re: PolishTexan]
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Originally Posted By: PolishTexan
I tried to sight in my great uncles Rossi single shot. 223 today and discovered that either the firing pin is broken or the spring that pushes the firing pen is worn out. The firing pin struck the cap, but not hard enough to fire the bullet. Does anyone know of a gunsmith in the Dfw area that works on Rossi rifles. Thank you


Did you give up after one round or did it happen to numerous rounds? Just out of curiosity
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#5650779 - 03/14/15 12:47 AM Re: Another gunsmith question [Re: PolishTexan]
kmon1 Offline
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Very well could just need a good cleaning.
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#5650798 - 03/14/15 02:49 AM Re: Another gunsmith question [Re: PolishTexan]
PolishTexan Offline
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I tried a couple rounds before I stopped and put it up. I don't know how to take it completely apart for a through cleaning

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#5650804 - 03/14/15 04:49 AM Re: Another gunsmith question [Re: PolishTexan]
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Go see Jerry or Lee at Bakes Smoking guns in Terrell, they are off I-20.
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