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I see the Rossi 92's are back in stock some places. Have not seen any in years around here in New York. I am interested in what cartridge and Finnish you would get. There a 20''. Carbine round barrel 10 shot full length tube. Walnut stock and are blued or stainless. 38/357 mag 44spe/44mag and 45colt are available.

For me reloading cost is about all the same, I reload for all 3 and have molds for all 3. I like to hunt with my rifles so more power is better. So it's between the 44 and 45. For finish i like the blued best and it's a little cheaper. But the stainless would be nice for bad weather days or hiding some normal wear.

What would you get and how would you use it. The price on them is not to bad but for around the same money you can get a cz 527 Carbine or a howa mini and a ruger American for less.

Thanks troy.
 

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I've owned two of them in .45 Colt, both were rifles with 241/4 barrels. One was stainless steel while the other was case hardened and blued.
 

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I do most of my hunting with a Ruger Super Blackhawk chambered in .44 Mag. I'd go with Walnut & blue (cause I'm old and like tradition) chambered in .44 Mag.
 

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My LGS has a 92 in 44 mag in, Im thinking about seeing if he would trade me for my 2 mossberg 715's even up.

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Good to hear Mike. He has a Canik new too im interested in. I like my other one very much. I'll see what Zach will do between the 2. Im saving for a vehicle so no cash going out on guns for awhile. I have a SW MP 15-22. So i don't mind giving up the Mossbergs.
 

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I liked the case hardened best, but then I was using it for mostly Cowboy Action Shooting and liked the authenticity. A 92 will also handle some pretty hot hunting loads with hard cast bullets. I've also got a Marlin 1894 in .44 Mag.
I've compared the inner workings of my Rossi to the inner workings of my Winchester and there's no comparison in quality, clean-ness of lines and finish, etc. Just looking at the difference in parts, it's surprising the Rossi shoots at all - but it does, and it hasn't missed a beat. Still, I have dreams of someday having a shop with a milling machine and making some quality upgrade parts for my Rossi and other inexpensive guns.
 

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Im staying away from the one he has. I was telling my neighbor about it. He knows who owned it. Problem gun he said. He traded it in on a Ruger 44.
 
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still looking at the marlin and rossi guns.........for the heck of it i looked at the filed strip procedure on youtube on the rossi......a bit complicated compared to the marlin. There are probably tends of thousands of both brands that have never been taken down and they still keep running.

but the 92 pattern just seems much more.......well........trim/slim/light........
 
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