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ROSSI, AMADEO All Models :: Gun Values by Gun Digest
Rossi's new switch-barrel rifle recalls "knockabout" guns of days past--but with some new twists. By Layne Simpson During my callow youth, the vocabularies of most firearms writers contained the word "knockabout. Some were no bargain, and their actions became loose as a goose after only a few years in the field. Others were sturdy guns capable of standing the test of time and hard use. A Winchester Model 37 single-shot in 12 gauge resting in my gun safe today is as tight as it was the day my wife's father bought it almost three-quarters of a century ago, and it got used a lot through the decades. Shotguns such as this--including models built by Stevens, Iver Johnson and other companies--rested behind about every kitchen door in rural America.
Lever-action rifle and. If you're honest with yourself the combination and a mountain of plinkable targets might make for nearly the perfect lazy summer afternoon. Rossi arms you up for just such enjoyment with the newest addition to its already healthy lever-action rimfire rifle collection.
Rossi Firearms has produced weapons for the civilian and military markets for over a century as one of the most well-known South American gunmakers. Nowadays, it is more focused on importing and distributing airsoft guns to Brazilians, and no longer sells firearms to the local market. The name Rossi still appears on plenty of firearms which are sold, but these are units specifically created for exportation and international distribution via their subsidiaries. In doing the research, I thought perhaps the Brazilians had used their own locally-produced weapons, and that Rossi could have definitely been involved.