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Old February 16, 2019, 03:18 PM   #26
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I have two 44 mag rossi lever carbines--definitely among my most favored lever guns--and often my first choice when hunting. The 44 mag is probably the easiest cartridge to reload there is and within a 100 yds is serious medicine out of a carbine. Felt recoil out of a carbine is much less than out of a revolver. My current lever love affair is my Henry 45-70; but it's a bit heavy for woods creeping and the felt recoil is quite a bit more. My advice is go for a 44 without reservation!
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Old February 18, 2019, 06:33 PM   #27
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Old February 19, 2019, 12:06 AM   #28
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Getting in little late but I own a Henry Big Boy brass in .357, a color case hardened Big Boy in .45 Colt, and a Big boy Silver in .44 Mag. You can't go wrong with any of 'em. They're a blast!
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Old February 19, 2019, 11:54 PM   #29
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I have two lever action Rossi 92's a .357 Mag & .44 Mag. they are very nice to shoot.My opinion.
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Old February 20, 2019, 06:46 AM   #30
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I've got 2 Rossi .357 Mags; a 20" carbine and 24" rifle as well as 2 Uberti 45 Colts; a 19" '66 Yellowboy carbine and a 24" '73 rifle and both calibers are a hoot to shoot. For range shooting and fun in the woods, I'd suggest a .357 Mag carbine. They are light enough to carry all day and with Buffalo Bore .357 Mag Heavy ammo, they pack a punch.
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Old March 13, 2019, 04:03 PM   #31
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I have a nice lever action Rossi .44 Mag. 24" Octagon tubular magazine barrel.

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Old March 13, 2019, 08:03 PM   #32
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There is the Ruger Carbine semi-auto in .44 mag, they can be a bit spendy. Another option is from the handi rifles that H&R made over the years. I owned one like this, it was made in the 70's, the Model-155 Shakira single shot. Scary accurate with the heavier barrel, too stand offhand and hit targets at 70 yards is a good thing.
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Old March 14, 2019, 07:17 AM   #33
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"don't like shooting a rifle that have no recoil, it just feels strange to me."


Depending on the rifle and ammo, a 44 mag can make you "feel" differently.
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Old March 14, 2019, 04:16 PM   #34
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I picked up a Rossi 16" 44 about 7 years ago/steel buttplate.
It is the only rifle (up to/including 458Win) that actually "hurt"

Fixed it... but it was ... interesting
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Old March 14, 2019, 04:25 PM   #35
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I picked up a Rossi 16" 44 about 7 years ago/steel buttplate.
It is the only rifle (up to/including 458Win) that actually "hurt"

Fixed it... but it was ... interesting
Get a Henry Big Boy in 45-70 which also has a steel buttplate--the Rossi wouldn't hurt as much after firing the Henry.
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Old March 14, 2019, 05:14 PM   #36
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Naaaaah... I just put a leather butt cover on it.
https://www.taylorsfirearms.com/acce...utt-cover.html

(I don't normally [ever] have problems w/ [even] steel
butt-plated/BigBore/BPCRs. THAT stupid little one hurt)
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