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Old May 12, 2013, 05:40 PM   #1
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NEF R92 Info good or bad?

Anyone have any good or bad info on an New England firearms 9 shot .22 Gardner blued with wood handles. What would a like new one be worth?
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Old May 12, 2013, 08:40 PM   #2
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They're inexpensive shooters. Solid guns, mediocre trigger, ok accuracy. Finishes in Parkerized, Blued, & Matte Satin. Haven't been made since '99. Value is between $150 to $225 depending on condition. Good knock-around gun but nothing special about 'em. Kinda funny looking compared to modern revolvers.
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Old May 12, 2013, 09:00 PM   #3
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I scored a New England Firearms R92 for a C-Note a few years ago and it shoots well enough to kill snakes (CB caps or shorts work fine for that) or even pot the occasional squirrel out at 20 steps. It shoots better than a cheap little snubnose has any right to...the following was rested shooting at 25 yards.

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