which gun?

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by old fart, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. old fart

    old fart New Member

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    i am saving and june i'll be able to get a gun, i have a friend thats got two guns for sale and one i'll have to go to my local shop and get if i get it. my friend has a eaa windicator 357 mag for $250 still in box not fired, a rossi 357 magnum for the same price it been shot 20rds. both these guns are snubbies, the other one i was looking at is a heritage rough rider 22lr/22mag combo at a local store for $220. these are my choices and please don't say save and get something better, i'm on a tight budget and had to save nearly a year to get where i'm at now. thanks
     
  2. trip286

    trip286 New Member

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    That heritage is a fine target gun/plinker, but not of very good quality. Tip from hard learned experience DO NOT attempt any quick draw fun with it. You will break the hell out of it.

    I know nothing about the windicator, but the Rossi is a fine gun, and that's a fair price. Not a great deal mind you, but it's fair. Ask him to knock another 20 off.

    Also, and I should have asked up front, what are you planning to use it for?

    Plinking =.22
    Self protection = something bigger.
     

  3. old fart

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    i was just saving to get another gun, it takes me awhile to get enough up to get one. i already own a taurus 357 and a heritage 22, but i would like another gun i have thought about more ammo but the gun thing keeps popping up. thanks
     
  4. trip286

    trip286 New Member

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    If it takes that long to save that much money (I know how it is, I'm about in the same boat), I would get something different than what I already have.
     
  5. ninjatoth

    ninjatoth New Member

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    I had that Rossi-the 462?I shot about 700 rounds through it,maybe 500 of which being .357 magnum rounds,I never had a problem with it,but I traded it for some credit twords another gun so I don't have it anymore.
     
  6. md1911

    md1911 New Member

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    I own a Rossi. 357 mag I've run atleast 5000 rds fine gun
     
  7. old fart

    old fart New Member

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    what other guns are in my price range, i just like getting a gun, or should i get ammo? thanks
     
  8. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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    maybe a Hi-point in 9m/m. Normally I would not recommend this or any of the guns you have listed but times are hard.
     
  9. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    If I had those 3 choices I'd get the Rossi without a 2nd thought -
     
  10. mcb

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    My dads had good experience with Rossi. He had a 357 a few years ago, great shooter. He carries a 38 snub its 20 years old no problems at all.