Re: Rifle easier to find than .357
Originally Posted by JLA
you wont be disappointed in the rossi. just remember, as you will likely fire more .38 spec than .357 mag.. Buy a bore snake. The shorter shells in the longer chamber will leave a powder residue ring where the end of the .38 spec case is in the chamber. if you chamber a .357 mag and fire it with that soot in there it can stick and render your rifle useless requiring a cleaning rod be jammed down the barrel to remove it befor eproceeding. swapping ammo from one to the other is fine, just run the bore snake between ammo swaps.
Josh, My interest in buying a Rossi lever gun in .357 has been quelled recently by customer reviews saying the Rossi isn't what it used to be and reports of numerous FTF issues. Have you experience with the newer ones?.
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Last edited by RunningOnMT; 11-17-2012 at 05:37 PM..