Sling for Rossi lever action


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Gizards'n'Gravy
December 18, 2011, 11:32 AM
Yesterday,I bought a Rossi lever action rifle in .357 magnum with 20in. barrel. It is a Winchester 1892 clone I beleive. I was wondering if any of these sling attachments will fit on it. Thanks, and Merry Christmas!

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rcmodel
December 18, 2011, 12:50 PM
Uncle Mikes makes a sling swivel set that should fit the magazine tube.
You will need to measure it to be sure:
http://www.unclemikes.com/products/lever_action_full_band.html

They also make a set that requires the barrel band to be drilled & tapped.
http://www.unclemikes.com/products/lever_action_fore_end_band_style.html

I have the mag tube version on several Winchesters and they work great.

rc

jeepnik
December 18, 2011, 01:21 PM
Another option might be a sling that has a buttcuff on one end, and a loop that goes over the barrel on the other. It gives rifles a great look. Levergun Leatherworks has some good stuff. There is one towards the bottom of the page.

http://www.levergunleather.com/p_rifle_slings.htm

Gizards'n'Gravy
December 18, 2011, 02:21 PM
Oh my! I forgot to put the link to the slings I was talking about. I was thinking since it was a Winchester clone, that the sling designed for the Winchester should work.

http://http://www.gunaccessories.com/UncleMikes/Swivel_LeverAction.asp

rcmodel
December 18, 2011, 04:16 PM
Your link isn't working for me.

rc

AK103K
December 18, 2011, 04:49 PM
I have the type in rcmodel's first link on a couple of my Winchesters, and it works great.

My favorite sling, is an old Mauser 98 leather sling.

http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47b7d700b3127ccec27e618bf85d00000010O00CYuWbdo5bsQe3nwk/cC/f%3D0/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/

http://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47b7d700b3127ccec27f5e4c985100000010O00CYuWbdo5bsQe3nwk/cC/f%3D0/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/

henschman
December 18, 2011, 08:56 PM
I like the Uncle Mike's magazine tube band, installed on the tube right up against the front of the handguard, and just drill the buttstock for the rear stud. Replace the 1" swivels with 1 1/4", and put on a nice leather 1907 sling. That's what I have on my Winchester 1894. It works great as both a shooting sling and for carry, and the old-fashioned leather look really fits the rifle.

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk201/henschman/guns/1894.jpg

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