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Offline Black River Smith

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Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« on: March 02, 2020, 01:32:42 pm »
Just how close is the newer Rossi carbine buttstock to original 1892's?  I have not found good clear pictures of originals to make a judgement call.

The Rossi I have seems to be rather narrow/flat, no radius on sides and not very tall.  The comb area seems to be a full length flat surface with no curvature at comb and back some like originals. Butt measures only 4" high by about 1-1/4" wide.

What is the average Original Win92 measure? If anyone can provide that info.
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Re: Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2020, 01:46:50 pm »
Can't help with dimensions, but there are lots of good clear pics on rarewinchesters.com

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Re: Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2020, 04:59:25 pm »
Abilene,
Thanks for the site.  Lot of pictures.  I can tell that there is a lot of wood to be removed to make the comb a more traditional old style shape.  Like I would prefer.

But I think I still need one good full top photo of an original before I would start reworking it.  Plus knowing what the height, widest width, and width of top buttplate are important just to see if 'reworking' would make the overall buttstock too small.
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Re: Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2020, 06:00:28 pm »
Sooooo,, you did get you a Rossi 92 ?

 What cal.? barrel lngth. ? new or used ? :)
 

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Re: Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2020, 07:19:36 pm »
It was a new 44Mag 20".  Already changed the plastic follower for a steel one.

Still would like to find an older rifle version.  But this will do for now for the '92 action experience.  It is very short for my 14" pull/forearm length.  That is why I prefer most rifle versions.
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Re: Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2020, 07:29:29 pm »
For anyone interested, like me, the dimensions of the Rossi are true to originals.  That is according to a book by Pirkle - Winchester Lever Action.

The only thing I still see is the comb back to the buttplate tang has a lot of reshaping, to be more desirable, according to photos of 1866's, 1873's and 1892's, I could find.
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Re: Rossi buttstock dimensions to Original
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2020, 09:12:43 pm »
 Ditto , read the same thing last nite.

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