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Youth Rossi Trifecta

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Anyone bought this lately for their kids? It seems like a cool concept with the interchangeable barrels.(20-ga.22 LR. 7mm '08 barrels) I'm actually looking for a starter shotgun for my 7 yr old, but may consider this package. I'm not sure about the Rossi brand, and for $250 it seems like a good deal.
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   Bates
The gun is a POS. Lots of posts in the past about these guns. Plus a 20 guage crack barrel on a 7 year old is a good way to give him a permanent flinch. Just my opinion. Lots do it though.
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   fisher79
got one for my boys and it kicks more than my 12 gauge but have not had any problems with it
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   Salty1
Def.crap after the first or second time we used it,the barrel started to pit and rust an we clean it really well. Also kicks like a mother goose!
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   bigjim
My recommendation is spend the money on a remington youth 243 or 7-08 and you will never regret it for the rest of your life. Your kids kids will still be using the rifle and never have a problem with it. You may want to take it hunting yourself as it's such a great little rifle.
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3 guns for $250 seems like it's worth it to me no matter how you look at it.
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I agree. Do not waste your money. Get the Remington 710 youth in 243 or something. I bought the Rossi 243 single shot for my 8 year old and cannot get the thing sighted in....and this was by the Sheriff's dept sharpshooters. They told me they have the hardest time getting those to sight in.
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   doubletap
I never heard anything good about Rossi. Was always told spend a little extra on an H&R or NEF. I don't know how true this is but I was told if a lot of ammo is put down the barrel of a Rossi it will "break in" and start shooting pretty good. How much is a lot? I don't know. I have to admit with the price it's going for, it is tempting. But I'd sure hate to see the look on a kid's face after missing his first deer because of a crappy gun.
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   MARSHALLD
Thanks for the feedback guys, will look into another brand.
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when my boy turned 7 i got him a mossberg 20 gauge pump for about 200 bucks. It have a short stock that can be changed out for a larger on when he gets older. I put a recoil pad on it for him and it worked great. I fell in love with this gun myself. I makes the lightest rabbit gun I have ever had to carry. I even use it(while he's at school) when I hunt in the sloughs in the basin for wood ducks. It's so light it makes a great passing shot gun. For deer, he's got a .44 magnun H&R. Don't get fooled into the shot gun barrel for it. It kicks like a mule with the shotgun barrel. No kick with the .44
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   Simoneaud
yep some shoot well, BUT MOST DON'T, not worth the chance of getting a POS
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I bought the Rossi 410 and 22 combo and my buddy bought the 20 and 243 combo for his son. They are not very accurate and the shotguns have quite a kick to them that is not good for young kids. My buddy sold his because he could not get the 243 to group. I still have mine but my daughter has moved on.

I would not recommend the Rossi combos.

Duckaholic
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junk
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