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:(:(:(

Just went to the website. No revolvers!

See for yourself... Rossi USA

very sad...
 
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I think Badge851 mentioned this a few months ago in a post. Very sad indeed. I would like to get my hands on a Rossi 357 magnum lever action though..... :drool:
 

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Ya, I was a late comer to the Rossi party with my amazing 46103.

If they do start production and shipping again, I'd like a 351 and that shiny 6" 357!
 
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Wait a minute. Did not Tauri buy Rossi? If so, why would Taurus close them down? Some people like the Rossi name.
 

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At a point, someone will buy out the Rossi tooling and start making them again.

I was surprised when Taurus bought Rossi out. Many of the Rossi revolvers were equal to Taurus counter points on fit and finish and smoothness of action, although at lower price points. Taurus appeared to be competing with their own company. I'm sure more than you would think, own examples of both or some members own several of each make, and I could make valid points on the pluses of each.
 

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Taurus Armas is producing..or was producing Rossis at the Taurus factory. Not at the Rossi old factory. The machines and equipment were moved to Taurus Armas from the old Amado Rossi plant some time back.
 

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Norton blocked a fake app attack. Gun Firearm Rifle Trigger Air gun
 
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I've bought a lot of used Rossi revolvers. Maybe I should've bought some new ones, too.

Back in the late '70's and early '80's when I started buying guns, both Taurus and Rossi were sold new in a lot of pawn shops. I never really saw them in proper gun stores, though I'm sure there were some that sold them. The pawnshop reputation has been hard to overcome for a lot of people (though obviously, not me.) If pawnshops sell new stuff today, it's probably Hi Point or Phoenix Arms, along with used guns. Jimenez, too.

As far as snubbie revolvers (a Rossi staple) go, Smith and Wesson has done a real good job beating the imports with quality, low cost product from an iconic gun maker. I was able to buy a new alloy .38 from S&W for about $350 a year or so ago. Then I came across another one on close out for like $270 or something, which I also bought. How can anyone compete with that?
 

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Wonder if Taurus isn't just pulling them under their umbrella? Kind of wasteful to have two companies making
the same, or similar, products.

All the Best,
D. White
 
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Taurus Armas is producing..or was producing Rossis at the Taurus factory. Not at the Rossi old factory. The machines and equipment were moved to Taurus Armas from the old Amado Rossi plant some time back.
I did not know that.
 

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Great pair, I have a 46102 in deep bluing and a Rossi M92 with a large loop lever in hexagonal barrel. They both are 357 Magnum/38 Special. Wouldn't take for either
 

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I never shoot the old 68, but do the 511 (.22LR) now and then. Neither are for sale.
 
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My 2012 Rossi Plinker says "Made in Brazil by Taurus" roll stamped on the frame. It looks suspiciously almost identical to a Taurus 992. The fit and finish seem to be flawless. I've never seen a gun with such a smooth, shiny finish. The blueing is so deep and rich it looks like you could put your finger right in to it. I have absolutely no complaint about the quality of it. Its a gorgeous shootin iron.

I assume Taurus wanted to get away from duplication. And besides Taurus is known to sell for prices higher than Rossi
 
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