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Old 10-19-2009, 06:44 PM
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I'm an N-frame and P&R fan, and I've been looking around for a Model 29-1 or 29-2 just as a shooter, but haven't seen much locally. This past weekend I decided to head to a local gun show just to see what I might find, and low and behold, I think I stumbled across a keeper. It's a blued 29-2 (P&R), 6" bbl, 3Ts, with very low mileage. Except for a tiny scuff under the barrel, I would give this gun a 98%+. No papers, box or tools, but very, very nice. It's specially nice since I was able to haggle a little and get out the door for $500. Serial number is N631156, so the Standard Guide suggests ~1979. The only thing that bothered me a little was the s/n stamping on the yoke...looks like it was ground out and renumbered at the factory, but it matches the frame. Could it just be some sloppy stamping? I think I did okay on this deal.


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Old 10-19-2009, 06:59 PM
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Don't know about the serial number but I do
know thats a very nice looking gun at a very nice price. Don
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Old 10-19-2009, 07:22 PM
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Nice catch. She's a beauty!
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Old 10-19-2009, 07:34 PM
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Outstanding!!!!
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Old 10-19-2009, 07:41 PM
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Smokin deal on the 44 mag.
Don't worry about the stamping - it happens
Shoot it and enjoy it!
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:14 PM
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Nice find and a great price! I too seen one this weekend at a gunshow N7 something with the pres box and tools and the guy walking around with it said $600 and it's yours, very tempting but I already have plenty of them now if it was a 4"er it would have been a deal. You can never have enough 4" N's. I guess I am getting better at passing up deals and saving my money for the next big one! Congrats!
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:42 PM
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Congratulations!

The 29-2, in 6" is one I have been looking for, for quite some time. I prefer 6" barrels over the 6.5". You got a beautiful gun, at a smokin price. I am happy for you.
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Old 10-19-2009, 09:52 PM
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Your serial number in the yoke is pretty typical. You got a great gun at a great price...enjoy it
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Old 10-19-2009, 10:27 PM
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That is one fine looking 29. The 29 is on my wish list and will probably be the next one I try to buy. I think you got a great deal too.

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Old 10-20-2009, 12:46 AM
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Model 29's......you can't have too many. Very nice piece at a very nice price. Shoot it and enjoy it. I have 4 29-2's.....a 4 inch, two 6 1/2 inch, and an 8 3/8 inch. No six inch yet, nor my ultimate find, a 5 inch, but I have time.

Again, a very nice find.
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Old 10-20-2009, 02:22 AM
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you should feel guilty about the price and go back and give him another few hundred.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:04 AM
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Nice find and a great price!

...I already have plenty of them now if it was a 4"er it would have been a deal. You can never have enough 4" N's.
Congratulations on a nice gun at a good price, Hawg Rider.

...and +1,000,000 on never having enough 4" N frames, gunnut44.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:38 AM
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You got a great price on a great looking 29, Pete
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:45 PM
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Congrats. That's a better price than I paid for my 29-2 a few years ago. Mine is a 6 blue.
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:16 PM
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Great find, nice price, congrats.
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:15 PM
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That is a nice 29. I'm almost jealous.
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Old 10-21-2009, 12:39 AM
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Apparently there are still deals out there.

Congrats!
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Old 10-22-2009, 04:14 PM
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i purchased my 29-2 new with presentation case in 1976...it was $350.00 which sure was a steep price then...it was my first N frame...love the gun ,still have it...they were dfficult to find then due to the dirty harry movies...you did very well on a truly fine 44
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Old 10-23-2009, 01:15 AM
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A beauty. Re G4F's comment: That 6" versus 6.5" debate and the 6.5" being preferable, I never really understood. Hardly any difference mechanically. As for balance and aesthetics, it seems difficult to discern the difference. Is it just that Dirty Harry used a 6.5"?
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Old 10-24-2009, 01:02 PM
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That is a very nice looking 29 and that is a very good price. I just bought a 4" but had to pay$550 plus tax. Great find.
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Congratulations on a great revolver at a great price!
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