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CRAZY64 11-20-2007 04:25 PM

Ross Rifle Question?????
 
I inherited a rifle from my grandfather andI can't seem to find any information on it and was wondering if anyone could help.

The rifle is made by Ross Rifle Co. Quebec Canada 1905 (chambered in 303)

I asked my dad about it and he vaguely remembers my grandfather bringing it home from the steel mill he worked at as a barrel assembly and had to carve out his own stock. He said they were smelting the down to recycle the steel.
I know this was a long time ago but any info is good info.

Thanks Crazy64

WILDCATT 01-21-2008 12:59 AM

ross 303
 
that was a ww1 canadian rifle. straight pull. the bolt can be assembled wrong and wont lock up.it was subject to jamming in the mud of the trenches so was removed from service.some were used for snipping. the civilian model was in 280 ross and quite accurate.since you can find most things on web try puting in ross 280 or ross 303. :D

deerslayer 01-21-2008 05:44 PM

Ross Rifle
 
Hi Canadian ross I can tell you anything you want to know about ross rifles They can be dangerous ,But when handled properly they are safe let me know what you need Carl Hartley


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