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Frankly, in my opinion, no. Accuracy is a maybe, reliability is a definite no, bearing in mind that my experience with them is from many years ago and things may have changed.

Unless cost is a critical issue, I'd recommend going with a Ruger Single Six.
 

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I had one and it was very accurate, but it just felt cheap so i sold it.
 

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Recommend saving some more money and buying a new or used ruger single six, and you will never go wrong and have a gun to last a lifetime or 2
 

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Have to agree. I bought a Ruger Super Single Six when I was over seas 35 years ago. It is a good, solid and very accurate revolver. I have taken several squirrels and rabbits with it. I resently gave it to my daughter, who uses it when she and her husband go out shooting. I'm sure my grand daughter will have fun with it when she is old enough. If you want a good and accurate revolver that will last for generations, get the Ruger!
 

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I have a Rough Rider convertable,22lr,22mag,not the best quality,but it goes bang with every squeeze of the trigger,also it doesnt shoot groups,it shoots a pattern,like a shotgun !
 

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With those revolvers you kinda get what you pay for. One of my cohorts had one and was constantly have to mess with it, align the cylinder by hand to get it to fire- I finally got him to sell it and buy a used Uberti. I back the Single-six mine has been used hard and is still shooting since 1958!
 

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I found a good used Ruger Single Six for a couple hundred some years back. It looked a bit used, but it has been a perfect 22lr revolver. I could not ask for better. I suggest you avoid the heritage and look for a used Ruger if cash is the issue.

BTW I put Brownell's springs into it like I did for my Blackhawk in .357. I also put on a "One Ragged Hole" rear sight. Now it is a little more fun to shoot.

I guess I like tinkering with my firearms a bit.:D
 

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I have a 4 month old Heritige bought local gun shop for $189 with extra 22Mag cylinder
Close eyball inspection in the store gave me good feel for the quality
900+/- Mag rounds later and I am please with my frugle decision to try a brand I have never heard of

I carry it on the "property" every weekend as my critter and snake piece with confidence

end of day heading back to the truck I burn a cylinder or two at cans, twigs, or whatevery I think is beyond my range of skill...shoots straight and mostly hits what I point at

one of the better $200 I ever spent
 

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i just got it but i got my tonsills taken out today so i cant shoot it\


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I also had a Heritage some time back. It seemed accurate enough but sometimes it would lock up when cocking the hammer. Rocking the cylinder while trying to cock the hammer, it would free up.

Ended up with a Ruger single six to replace it.
 

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I'd have to agree with the recommendation that you get a Ruger Single Six. Though I've never owned a Heritage I have heard bad things re: quality. Again, this was years ago, maybe they've changed. But, from experience, I can tell you that the Ruger Single Six is an all around excellent .22 handgun and like all Rugers, built like a tank.

 

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I bought one of the predessesors as an incentive for a friend I was teaching to shoot. Being a hobby gunsmith, I took it apart & slicked some things up a bit....

We both killed several squirrels with it until he won it from me....

The incentive? I told him "The day you can out-shoot me with this gun is the day that it's yours."

He wanted me to make that deal with my Colt New Frontier, but I'd just use it to bet with him for money....

I predict you'll have a lot of fun with yours.
 

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I just shot my heritage today at some cans. It seemed to be verry accurate. How do u put pictures on a post reply.
 

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I'd have to agree with the recommendation that you get a Ruger Single Six. Though I've never owned a Heritage I have heard bad things re: quality. Again, this was years ago, maybe they've changed. But, from experience, I can tell you that the Ruger Single Six is an all around excellent .22 handgun and like all Rugers, built like a tank.

how did you put the picture in this please let me know.
 

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how did you put the picture in this please let me know.
Did you read the link that Chris gave you the first time you asked this question?
 

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When I was in the military a good friend of mine had a Ruger single six. I liked it and it was cheap to shoot. Years later, I found myself wading through thigh high weeds, stepping over fallen tree limbs, and sometimes large rocks in pursuit of trout and smallmouth bass. I wanted a snake gun! Well, I didn't want to spend a lot of money, I liked the idea of LR and Magnums, so I bought a Heritage Rough Rider. I only put a couple hundred shots through it, but it works well, doesn't have the finest finish in the world, but that didn't make any difference to me. I've never had any problem with the cylinder not turning true. Keep it clean and well oiled. Shoots a great pattern at 10 ft. or less for snake problem using CCI shotshells either LR or Magnum.
 
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