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With some b'day money, I only asked for cash, and some I squirreled away I stumbled across this NEF r92 NEW in the box. According to serial# NA it's from 1987. The cord with paper work is still attached to the trigger guard. It's gonna take some lube and shooting to loosen her up. The guy bought a collection from an estate and was piecing them off. I paid 250. A little high maybe but a real nice piece. I couldn't resist.
 

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Nice. Yeah, the H&R,HR1871,Harrington Richardson,NEF conglomeration is confusing. I'm sure a new in the box find as it came from the manufacturer may add something to the value. Searching different sites for pricing, if you can find them, was not to far off.
 

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I need to clean and lube the cylinder release pin. It's sticky. No rust but probably dried lube or whatever they use at the factory. I've got an idea on how to but it looks a little different then a few I've done in the past. Any tips appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Heven't shot it yet but cleaned it up and smoothed it out somewhat. Did a poor man's trigger job. Took off grips. Soaked it mineral spirit. Flushed it out with non-chloro brake clean. Polished the hammer strut. Especially the ball at the top. Then oil and grease in spots. Dry fired with snaps. Everything is hitting on all cyl. Lock up and timing, cyl lines up with barrel, perfect. What a difference from when I first got it. 30 years of dried up whatever really froze it up. Very well made and sturdy revolver. Maybe over made. I would have no qualms comparing it to a Smith as far as materials and workmanship. The early ones seem better. Real bluing. Later ones had a phosphate finish. 30 Years old and still new in the box. I hated to even cut the cord holding the paper work to the trigger guard. LOL.
 

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Yeah, Pancho deals are far and few between. I'm actually waiting for my first one. LOL. By the way who holds onto a gun for 30 years without shooting? Especially one that is really a shooter and not a collectible. Rare indeed.
 
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