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#2220565 - 04/02/11 11:26 AM Scope on Rossi Model 92?
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thinking about getting this gun

http://www.ableammo.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=110875

but don't want it if i can't scope it

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#2220664 - 04/02/11 12:49 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: MSAR_Fan]
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Should be drilled and tapped from the factory.

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#2220688 - 04/02/11 01:18 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: poisonivie]
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As far as I know Rossie's are not drilled and trapped for scope. They are a top eject just like the old Winchesters. Thats means you will have to side mount the scope, with requires drilling and tapping the side of the receiver, or mount a scout type set up with will require a rail and drilling and tapping the barrel.
A Marlin 1894, or a Winchester 94AE, come drilled and tapped for scopes.



Edited by RickyK (04/02/11 01:21 PM)
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#2220925 - 04/02/11 05:15 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: RickyK]
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well, that's definitely conflicting info...

anyone have one of these guns?

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#2220984 - 04/02/11 06:08 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: MSAR_Fan]
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yes have .357 and you will have to have it drilled and tapped on the side of the receiver. nothing on top for it to grab.

I had to do the same to mount a peep sight.
you also have to dissasemble all the guts so you can drill it.
you can do the disassembly at home, then hand it over to a smith.

and you should mount the scope fairly high to be able to access the breech.
Spent case ejection is vigorous...probably really ding cases off the scope.

Personally, for a scoped Lever gun, a Side eject is way better. Dont thing you would be happy with a scope on this gun.

OTOH, put a peep sight on it, and come shoot silhoutte with it smile





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#2221343 - 04/02/11 09:59 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: timbertoes]
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I had this exact rifle. A scope would be a PITA. If you want a scoped .44 mag. get a Marlin.


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#2221411 - 04/02/11 10:27 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: Omaney]
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Yep, value wise you'd be much better served with a Marlin, though I have a soft spot for Winchester Trappers. I can't get around to putting a scope on a levergun though, just seems like Nikes on a racehorse. Might make him run better but it just doesn't look right...

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#2221514 - 04/02/11 11:15 PM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: KC]
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If you are going to scope one go for the Marlin.

My favorite Marlin


Limited 1894 SS 16 inch barrel laminate stock. Has a 2-7 leupold. With my eyes a scope does help seeing the target better.


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#2221666 - 04/03/11 07:09 AM Re: Scope on Rossi Model 92? [Re: kmon1]
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Get a Marlin. It is much easier and better rifle.

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