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 "Texas Scout" -- cheap, generic old German .22 Mag revolver
HardShell  [Life Member]
2/2/2010 2:10:08 PM EDT
Does anyone have any experience with these? I think they were imported by FIE (maybe others) and sold under a variety of names in both LR and WMRF over the years.

Local pawn shop has one in surprisingly good shape that I could get OTD for $100+/-.

It looks like the one in this pic from an auction elsewhere (no connection to this at all)...

... except it has plastic grips like #6 in this pic...

So... worth it just to have another .22 Mag lying around for snake-load duty at the fishing pond or what-not, or not worth the trouble even at one bill, give or take?

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HUMONGO  [Team Member]
2/2/2010 2:40:22 PM EDT
I would snag it
bwehn  [Team Member]
2/2/2010 2:56:33 PM EDT
I have one with both the 22 mag. and 22lr cylinders for trade in the EE , they are very cheaply made single action revolvers. It's better than nothing but nothing to write home about .
Ameshawki  [Member]
2/3/2010 6:46:31 AM EDT
My very first handgun was an EIG 22, that looks just like what you pictured. It was nothing special. It worked, more or less. Spit lead on a number of chambers.
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HardShell  [Life Member]
2/3/2010 11:27:30 AM EDT
I picked up an unplanned PLR-16 today while traveling and this thing wouldn't fit any need I don't already have covered, so I think I'll pass. Thanks for the comments, though!
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