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Old January 10, 2018, 03:08 PM   #1
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Well, I bought the H&R 949 - Pics are up

Well, I bought the H&R 949,,,
After I gave it a thorough check for function.

As always, the Evil Pawn Shop Guy gave me a buy-back option if it won't fire.

The grips have seen better days though,,,
Someone scratched a name into them.

Not too deeply though so I think I can sand them out,,,
They definitely need a strip and refinish job.




I got it for $175 + tax,,,
Out the door the total was $190.42

I believe it will pair up with my old Mossie just fine.



Now I hafta start work on a field holster for her,,,
And get her all cased up with the rifle.

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Old January 10, 2018, 03:19 PM   #2
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You have a solid shooter that will most likely outlast you. And for me, the best kind. Its already got some honest wear and personality, so no need to baby it and keep it in the safe. Carry it about and shoot it!
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Old January 10, 2018, 03:31 PM   #3
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I had a 49'r for many years. Was plenty accurate. Tought my daughters how to shoot with it. I traded it a few years ago for a Browning Buckmark to a guy that wanted a trapline gun, and the buckmark wasn't up to the task like a revolver. I traded off the buckmark, and wish I had the 49'r back.
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Old January 10, 2018, 04:01 PM   #4
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This is my second H&R revolver,,,

This is my second H&R revolver,,,
I also have a Model 922.



It's a bit unusual though,,,
It has a 3 digit serial number starting with the letter E.

According to a gentleman on another forum,,,
The E tells us it was made in 1944,,,
So it's a WW-II vintage gun.

This little shooter is extremely accurate,,,
A young friend who shoots Bullseye tried it out,,,
At 25 yards he was cutting the center out of a 2" circle.

But the oddest thing is that it has a "free wheeling" cylinder,,,
Apparently this was changed in late 40's or early 50's,,,
The cylinder will turn when the hammer is down.

But I like it well enough as a range plinker,,,
And I have it Paired up with a Western-Field 815 (Mossie 320) rifle.



I do like my paired sets.

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Old January 10, 2018, 05:38 PM   #5
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It's hard to beat a .22 revolver for some great range fun. Nice!
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Old January 10, 2018, 05:54 PM   #6
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Now you will have to get the H&R "schofield" version,
their 999 sportsman breaktop model!
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Old January 10, 2018, 06:54 PM   #7
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Is the HR 949 a DA/SA revolver or just SA?
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Old January 10, 2018, 07:40 PM   #8
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I think that's a great match for the rifle since they're both too recent to be cowboy guns.
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Old January 11, 2018, 09:22 AM   #9
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Very cool. I've enjoyed my old H&R revolvers.
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Old January 11, 2018, 11:29 AM   #10
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Is the HR 949 a DA/SA revolver or just SA?
They are DA/SA but made to look like a typical SA.
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Old January 11, 2018, 11:56 AM   #11
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Here it is with the rifle I'm pairing it with,,,

Here it is with the rifle I'm pairing it with,,,
I think they go together very nicely.



Now I need to make a field style holster for the revolver.

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Old January 11, 2018, 03:24 PM   #12
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I got a 949 "49er" in trade a few years ago. Mine is in good shape and functions fine but shoots a little high. Dont shoot it that much anymore since I bought a rough rider but get it out 2-3 times a year so I can shoot/clean it.
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Old January 11, 2018, 10:56 PM   #13
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I have a Sportsman, too. Real nice old gun, it came with an original 1953-dated DC pistol permit. Thinking about selling it and getting another Single Seven. Or maybe build an AR upper in 25-45 Sharps.
Decisions, decisions.
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Old January 11, 2018, 11:48 PM   #14
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I like it. Hope it works well for you.
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Old January 12, 2018, 10:34 AM   #15
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Bbrrr,,, too danged cold for range time.

Bbrrr,,, too danged cold for range time.

All I've been able to do is run 18 rounds through it,,,
Just to ensure it functions properly.

I was shaking so badly from the cold,,,
I probably missed the ground.

But it works in DA and SA,,,
So I'm happy.

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Old January 12, 2018, 12:25 PM   #16
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Nice find. I don't think I would have hesitated in the first place.
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Old January 14, 2018, 08:26 AM   #17
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Looks good Aaron. Enjoy it.
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Old January 16, 2018, 10:53 AM   #18
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Thanks gentlemen,,,

Now if it would just warm up enough so I could really try her out.

6 degrees in Okie-Land this morning.

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Old January 17, 2018, 06:20 PM   #19
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Very nice, I have several H&R 22's and really like them.
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