H&R 929 barrel ??

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EdinCT
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H&R 929 barrel ??

#1 Post by EdinCT » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:54 pm

Was shooting a H&R 929 and it shot terrible. It looks almost new but when opening the crane I noticed the barrel lead is so large that I could slide a loaded 22LR 1/2 inch into it? My buddy was looking for a trapping gun but I am not kidding You would need to get close to finish fur with this six inch barrel. Anyone have one and if so is this the way they made them or was this a freak that no one found?

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Re: H&R 929 barrel ??

#2 Post by GunnyMack » Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:40 pm

Do you mean the throat? I have one around here somewhere, I'm still looking for parts for it. I'll have to see what the throat looks like.
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Re: H&R 929 barrel ??

#3 Post by Mossyoak1957 » Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:08 pm

I have an old H&R 922 and 949 and a 22 LR. both go about a half inch in if you stick them in the throat end of the barrel

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Re: H&R 929 barrel ??

#4 Post by EdinCT » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:17 pm

Mossyoak how do they shoot? It seems like the slug will expand and have to contract again. I remember a women and her 999 that could really lay the shots in. She was making cans jump at 40 yards and my Dad said He couldn't believe it shot better that his colt. I no its not worth it but have to wonder if it were relined and a 11 degree taper put in the throat how would it shoot.

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Re: H&R 929 barrel ??

#5 Post by Mossyoak1957 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:19 pm

They both shoot ok you can hit tin cans with them at 20 feet can't complain with the fixed sights that are on them.

I don't shoot the 929 much and I mostly use the 949 with snake shot in it.

I had a 999 and I couldn't hit the side of a barn from the inside with it.

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