NEF Pardner pump

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by johnnypaul, Jul 12, 2020.

  1. johnnypaul

    johnnypaul

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    Does anyone else own one? I just a old one with a long vent rib barrel, Cut it down to 19" an added a Hogue stock. Cost me a whopping $100 for it.

    Have sights an side saddle on the way.
     

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  2. Valmet

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    They’re fine guns- you did well, especially in this market.
     

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    I've got an 18.5" one with the same Hogue stock.
     
  4. NewYorker

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    I have the single shot not pump. For $100, you cant go wrong.
     
  5. Gauss Rifle

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    I own the H&R Pardner Pump "Protector" which is the 18" home defense version. It's a good quality 870 clone which is sometimes sold as the IAC Hawk 982.

    Pros:
    Operation and maintenance are identical to the 870.
    Lower recoil than an 870 due to it being heavier.
    The extra weight makes it one hell of a war club if you run out of ammo.
    Some parts are interchangeable with the 870.

    Cons:
    Barrel is not interchangeable with an 870.
    Noticeably heavier than an 870.

    Other things to consider:
    Mag extensions are available for the NEF/H&R/IAC.
    https://www.riflestock.com/store/product-category/shotgun-products/magazine-extensions/
    ...though you will need to remove the ratcheting magazine plug and dremel out the dimples at the end of your mag tube.

    Also, if you make it into a 7+1 or 8+1 and intend to store it loaded for an extended time, load it with 1-2 shells less than your max so you don't fatigue the spring and end up jamming on the last shell.
     
  6. elkhart

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    It's a good gun, I bought it for waterfowl and turkey hunting. Drop it in the dirt and mud and it will keep shooting. For the money, you can't beat it.
     
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    Very 1rst shotgun I even bought many yrs ago & would shoot anything
    Agree great gun for the $$$
     
  8. hank327

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    I’ve had a H&R Pardner Pump Protector 18 1/2” for 6 or 7 years now. It’s been great and an excellent value for the money.
     
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    Had mine for bout a year
    Nordic magazine spring
    Volquartzen extractor
    Police carrier latch spring
    NDZ mag tube follower
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