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Rossi's short stocked carbine for the working ranch hand!
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Ranch Hand Rising

03 May 2021 17:42

Or, I was late to the official ranch hand pic party and found the door locked. :o
For your viewing pleasure. Or not. :D
Cheers, Jim.
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Re: Ranch Hand Rising

03 May 2021 18:37

Way t'go Jim! What caliber?

Re: Ranch Hand Rising

04 May 2021 05:50

Very nice!

Re: Ranch Hand Rising

04 May 2021 19:59

.357. Thanks for the compliments. This is the first time I've had it completely together since the bolt/hammer issue DIY post in Nov. I am exceptionally pleased with the way the front barrel band came out. I plan on submitting a DIY post in a couple of days on that project.
The QD sling mount on the butt plate came out pretty good too.
The finish came out better than I thought it would considering the wheels fell off right there at the end. Well, on reflection, they came off earlier I just did not notice. That may earn its own post. Right now all I can say is :oops: .
A little slicking here and there. SG's peep sight, ejector and hammer springs. Trigger, hammer, lever shims from Triggershims.com . Uncle Mikes mag tube front sling clamp. Sling and 10 cartridge bandolier from Brass Stacker.

Re: Ranch Hand Rising

05 May 2021 05:23

if you really want to smile wide check out the sold auctions on GB. prices have gone nutz.

Re: Ranch Hand Rising

05 May 2021 18:16

stevep1954 wrote:if you really want to smile wide check out the sold auctions on GB. prices have gone nutz.

Here is a .357 on GB to go with your .44. :D
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Re: Ranch Hand Rising

21 May 2021 15:12

Jim, what rear sight are you using? spot on?

Re: Ranch Hand Rising

23 May 2021 20:44

SG's peep sight. Considering I'm only an average shot at best and my RH is sighted in at 25 yds shooting Hornady 158 XTP ammo, I would have to say, ya it is pretty spot on.
I will say this, anybody running the same thing at the same distance needs to unscrew it and check the threads at the bottom of the stud. When I had mine apart I noticed that the firing pin had been hitting the stud , enough to deform the threads slightly, I cut off a few threads before screwing it back down.
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