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#3395872 - 10/09/13 09:31 PM H&R vs rossi
southernhunter
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I am looking to get my nephew a gun this year for deer season . With my budget it's gong to have to be a low end gun or a heck if a deal. I have found a rossi and h&r in 243 close to my budget , out of the two I'd like to hear pro and cons . I'd am leaning to the h&r but it's about $100 dollars higher
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#3396000 - 10/10/13 04:52 AM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: southernhunter]
mike243
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the H&R can get barrels fitted for a change of caliber ,I don't think you can do that with a rossi,also if sent in you use to be able to get a trigger job for no xtra cost if you were having something done.243 is a great caliber & hope he has a great season
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#3396118 - 10/10/13 07:26 AM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: mike243]
KPH
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Even thoe I wouldn't want to own either any more I have. That being said the H&R is a much better made gun. Just my two cents I would try to find something better than either one. I know I am going to get trounced on here but that is the way I feel.
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#3396255 - 10/10/13 08:50 AM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: KPH]
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H&R is head and shoulders above a Rossi imo. The net is full of threads about the Rossi inaccuracy. You ought to be able to find a used HnR for $200ish. Most of them are decent shooters.
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#3396385 - 10/10/13 10:21 AM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: Plateau Hunter]
JimFromTN
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I have never owned either but I would go with the H&R. I have read too many bad things about the Rossi's.
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#3396495 - 10/10/13 11:41 AM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: KPH]
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 Originally Posted By: KPH
Even thoe I wouldn't want to own either any more I have. That being said the H&R is a much better made gun. Just my two cents I would try to find something better than either one. I know I am going to get trounced on here but that is the way I feel.

nope i wont trounce on ya but i have a nef that shoots lights out and another one that is close behind it but i have had one that didn not shoot great

i would go with H&R over rossi any day of the week
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#3396608 - 10/10/13 01:07 PM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: Deer Assassin]
EastTNHunter
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I bought a Rossi for my daughter one time. Got rid of it bc the trigger was so darn stiff
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#3396639 - 10/10/13 01:29 PM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: Deer Assassin]
KPH
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 Originally Posted By: KPH
Even thoe I wouldn't want to own either any more I have. That being said the H&R is a much better made gun. Just my two cents I would try to find something better than either one. I know I am going to get trounced on here but that is the way I feel.

nope i wont trounce on ya but i have a nef that shoots lights out and another one that is close behind it but i have had one that didn not shoot great

i would go with H&R over rossi any day of the week



I agree about a H&R over a Rossi. I have had H&R rifles but got ride of them for something better. They are to finicky by the time you get it fingered out it will change. Go over to greybeard and see what those guys say and they love them.
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#3396667 - 10/10/13 01:48 PM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: KPH]
southernhunter
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thanks
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#3396923 - 10/10/13 05:08 PM Re: H&R vs rossi [Re: southernhunter]
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I have had both h&r is my pick
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