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Stevens Favorite Vs....

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by seward, Sep 22, 2006.

  1. seward

    seward Former Guest

    Sep 3, 2006
    Although I went to rifle ranges as a kid for a number of years, and have hunted (rarely) as adult with old crappy shotgun, I'm basically uninformed about guns.. But I've developed a strong interest in owning a Stevens Favorite.

    Recently I noticed a similar Uberti low-wall for about 2.5X the price of Stevens. Is the Uberti is worth the money?

    Also----Is rolliing block same as drop block, and 2) are these designs strictly for nostalgia or do they have other virtues?
  2. Xracer

    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

    Feb 23, 2001
    Minn-eeee-sota, ya, sure, you bet!
    In higher powered cartridges, the rolling block is a considered stronger and smoother action than a drop block. However, in .22 rimfire, doesn't make a darn bit of difference.

    If you want a Stevens Favorite, get a Stevens Favorite.....it's a neat little plinker. IMO, it's also an historic design, and as cute as a bug's ear! :)
  3. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    Pea Ridge, FL
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2006
  4. southernshooter

    southernshooter New Member

    Mar 5, 2006
    Deep South Mississippi
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