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Old September 6, 2012, 10:59 PM   #1
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High Standard Double Nine

I have a High Standard Double Nine from the original manufacturing year 1958 I believe. This pistol was my grandfathers and handed down to me. It originally had a nine round .22LR cylinder and a six round .22 Mag cylinder. Sometime over the years, the .22 Mag cylinder was lost. Does anyone know of a company that would sell a replacement cylinder or perhaps a site that might have users who would possibly have an original replacement part.

Also, I was wondering about the possibility of changing the grips. It has the original faux Ivory grips. I was thinking of possibly trying to get some solid wood grips for it.

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Old September 7, 2012, 12:28 AM   #2
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Try Numrich/Gun Parts Corp.
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Old September 7, 2012, 12:41 AM   #3
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It woulld be impossible for the gun to have both a 9 shot and six shot cylinder. The timing would be off on one of them!
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Old September 7, 2012, 08:38 AM   #4
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It woulld be impossible for the gun to have both a 9 shot and six shot cylinder. The timing would be off on one of them!
Plus one. Someone, either accidental or on purpose, misrepresented the gun.
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Old September 7, 2012, 09:11 AM   #5
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In order to have both cylinders it would have to be a Double Nine "Convertible". Both cylinders would be 9 shot, and the frame of said gun would be steel vs. aluminum. It would also say "Convertible" on the barrel. If yours does not fit this criteria you have a standard Double Nine. (no mag. capability)
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Old September 7, 2012, 10:45 PM   #6
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Oh, probably nothing as cynical as someone misrepresenting something. More then likely, a prime example of a 40 something remembering child hood experiences . Getting old sucks.

I am probably getting two different guns mixed up that my dad had and confusing attributes to the one surviving gun that I have from that time. I do remember one that was a .22 combination with two different cylinders and remember the .22 mag being a 6 shot... The one I have is a nine shot .22lr. So based on what you all have said I would deduce that the other must have been the combo and that it had a 6 shot .22 mag and a 6 shot .22LR.

That said, I am glad you all corrected me, as I have spent hours upon hours looking for someone that might have the imaginary replacement cylinder.

Not to mention, clearing up a person's ignorance is always a blessing.

The timing thing is interesting, as I wouldn't have ever expected that would matter.

Again, thanks for the clarification.
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Old September 8, 2012, 11:56 AM   #7
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High Standard

The factory parts manual shows an optional 22 WMRF cylinder assembly. The models listed as "Convertible" are "Double Nine" & "Longhorn" Came in blue or nickel. The "High Sierra" 22lr/22mag was another.

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Old September 8, 2012, 12:09 PM   #8
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The High Standard revolver I remember that came with both a .22lr and .22 mag cylinder was the Longhorn, both cylinders were 6 shot. Very nice revolver.
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Old September 8, 2012, 05:13 PM   #9
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I have the Double Nine Convertible bought in the 70's. It is a nine shot 22 and 9 shot 22 mag. Great shooting gun!
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Old September 9, 2012, 10:13 AM   #10
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Thanks for the link to the Numrich link and the manual. It let me get the link to my specific model which is very nice.

Mine is the W-100 model.


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