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    The Ross Rifle Story

    I imagine this has been asked a hundred times, but I'm new here and I can't find it in search, so......

    Does anyone know of an economical source of this book? "Economical" means NOT $515! And second-hand at that. (Yes, I did a Google search.) No one's eager to part with one, for obvious reasons, and this has to be the only book in the world that hasn't been scanned by somebody.


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    If you find out, let me know!
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    The guy on forgotten weapons posted a vid about a reprint of the original Ross Rifle Story. There are apparently a few dozen left-overs from the reprint run. He posted the vid back in September, so there is a likelihood the remaining books may be sold out.

    Here's the vid:



    and a quote from the description.

    "To order one (for $100 plus shipping, via PayPal) email him at ross.rifle.story@sympatico.ca ."

    Hope this helps, and best of luck.

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    I got my copy on eBay a few years ago and got it for over £100 but less than £150, if I remember correctly. Just keep an eye out for a copy and one will turn up eventually but you are unlikely to get it for "peanuts".

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    Great book.

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    Great book.
    I hope to be able to find that out for myself someday.

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    I just received an email from the gentleman. He is currently out of the 2nd printing, but is looking for a printer for a 3rd printing. He agreed to keep my request on file for a copy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smle addict View Post
    The guy on forgotten weapons posted a vid about a reprint of the original Ross Rifle Story. There are apparently a few dozen left-overs from the reprint run. He posted the vid back in September, so there is a likelihood the remaining books may be sold out.

    Here's the vid:

    and a quote from the description.

    "To order one (for $100 plus shipping, via PayPal) email him at ross.rifle.story@sympatico.ca ."

    Hope this helps, and best of luck.

    I just got a response back from someone named "Michael" and, as you predicted, they're sold out. He says he's trying to source a printer to do a second run, but for now, the cupboard is bare.

    On a more positive note, I got a third-hand report that someone had been offering an excellent quality scanned copy at a very fair price, but I have yet to find any definite contact info. The search continues.

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    Sorry to hear that. I just saw the vid about a week ago (when I took delivery of my Ross MkII).

    I was able to buy the book many years ago, when I first bought a sportered Ross Mk 3. They were still cheap back then!

    Well, best of luck in your search for the book. One will turn up eventually, when you least expect it.

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