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Old 10-12-2009, 06:24 AM   #1
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Hey guys, I'm new to the forum so just let me know if anything I do is idiotic or whatnot. Anyway, I just purchased my first gun which is a H&R 929 .22 9-shot revolver. It has maybe a 60% rate of actually shooting however. When I look at a bullet that misfired, it always has a mark from the hammer though. If I just reverse the chamber and fire again, it usually then DOES fire the bullet. At most it's taken 3 times to shoot any one round. Is this a gun issue or a ammunition issue? The ammo I'm using is definitely cheap, but I don't think it's terrible. It's Remington .22 Cyclone. Let me know if you guys need more info. I'm pretty new to guns, but I know a little and I'm also not an idiot. Thanks guys!
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Old 10-12-2009, 12:40 PM   #2
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problem 1 Your using Rem cyclone the worst ammo out there in 22lr. Not a big deal it is known to have misfire problems like you are talking about.

I would get some federal or cci and try that.

If a 22lr miss fires 99% of the time it fires when struck again.

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Is the gun new or used? As Tango said, Remington rimfire ammo is as bad as it gets, try a few other brands. If other brands misfire, you may have a weak (or modified) mainspring...
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Old 10-13-2009, 03:28 AM   #4
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Sounds like crap ammo to me. As Much as I like Remington guns,they disappoint me with their ammo.
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Old 10-13-2009, 03:35 AM   #5
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Ditto on the Remington .22 ammunition, it's not good quality.
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