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good day,

i recently got this gun from my dad and i want know some information about it since i'm not really familiar about it. it's a .22 revolver and it says Made in Germany, i'm trying to look online but i can't get any information about it like who's the manufacturer, model and all those sort of stuff, i need help with this.
please bear with me for the pictures are a little bit blurry because i'm just using my phone camera..

Thank you..



 

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That looks to be an Arminius HW3, which, on this website, is valued at 190 euros, but here in the states is valued at about 50 bucks. http://www.wapenhandelpodevijn.be/revolverstwee.html 3rd one down.


Cheap potmetal piece of junk. Imported by FIE, sold new for about 70 dollars when a Colt or S&W sold for 250.
 

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First they are not made of pot metal. They are made of a zinc alloy called Zemak or some such that has a strength in the low end steel. Barrel and cylinder are of steel or have steel liners. They are still sold in Germany and have a website:

http://www.hermann-weihrauch-revolver.de/english/e_produkte.htm

I've owned a couple in 32 and they shot well for what they were made for, Course the alloy frame is kind of brittle and tends to crack if dropped on something hard
 

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Gotta lighten up, Sarge. Back in me and Alpo's day, that's what the stuff was called. Pot Metal. Younger 'Sarges are used to plastic. Ours were wood and steel. "Piece of Junk" is a tad harsh, but it really isn't a gun to buy a brick of ammo for.

Figo - that pistol is good for popping off once in a while, but I'd go easy with it. Great job with posting those pictures!
 

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Zamak doesn't have the strength of aluminum, much less steel.
It's what Mattel made Fanner 50s out of in the 1960s.
 
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