Henry Rifles

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  1. Hondo 60
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    Just curious, do you own a Henry?
    & what caliber?

    I'll start.
    I own 2 Big Boy Steels.
    45 Colt & 327 Federal Magnum.
    Thinkin' about 2 more, 357 Mag & 41 Mag.
     
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  2. robert4301

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    Big Boy Steel Carbine in 357, Single Shot in 44 magnum and 30-30.
     
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  3. PapaG

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    No. Winchester 94, 44. Marlin 94, 44. 336, 30-30, 336-444, and Rossi 45-70.
    Don't need or want any more. Need !it's time to shoot.
     
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  4. Ks5shooter
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    Big boy steel 45 LC
     
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  5. Legionnaire
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    Single shots in .357 and .44 Magnum. Like @PapaG, wish I had more time to shoot them ...
     
  6. Steve51

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    Classic .22 (H001), Golden Boy (H004), .22 Magnum (H001TM), Big Boy Steel .357 (H012), Big Boy Brass .44 (H006), Big Boy Steel .45-70 (H010).

    None of my Henry's are the new models with a loading gate.
     
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  7. 3Crows

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    No, strictly JM Marlin, Remington Marlin and hopefully soon a Ruger Marlin 1894 in .45LC and a Winchester.

    To be fair to (non-historical) Henry, if they go to stainless steel and now that they have a loading gate I will certainly consider them for centerfire rifles going forward but I am not going to buy a .22 with that zinc, Zamack or whatever sort of pot-metal receiver that is. I would go aluminum if 6061 or similar forging/bar stock material maybe with hard anodizing on the .22s.
     
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  8. Mullo98

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    I got a golden boy 22lr, the boy scout centineal edition. My dad gave to me when I become a scout. It's a lovely gun and I need to fired it more.
     
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  9. cfullgraf

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    Henry Big Boy in 327 Fed. Magnum
     
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  10. jags

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    Big Boy steel .41 mag.
     
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  11. Mars5l

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    Big Boy Brass with the sidegate in 30-30 and a Golden Boy in .22lr
     
  12. .308 Norma

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    https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/the-american-beauty/
    I bought my wife one of these a few years ago when they first came out. She likes it a lot even though she probably hasn't ran more than a couple of dozen rounds through it. To paraphrase Chief Dan George in the movie The Outlaw Josey Wales, "It's not for shooting, it's just for looking at.";)
     
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  13. Bartojc

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    Yes, a Golden Boy in 22 magnum. Would like to get something in 44mag or 45 Colt.

    Jeff
     
  14. Olon

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    Big boy brass (?) in .357

    I like it a lot. One in 44 mag would be cool.
     
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  15. kidneyboy

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    H001, H001carbine, 357 Big Boy carbine, 45Colt Big Boy carbine. Had the 44magnum but traded it off. I have asked the LGS to find an X model for me, caliber doesn't matter.
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  16. Obturation
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    Yep. Long time marlin guy but couldn't find one worth half of what they were asking 5 or so years ago so I got a Henry. 45-70 (h010) , awesome rifle and I have no complaints . impressively good action, ok trigger , acceptable metal finish, good wood and fit. The one and only thing I don't love is when it's fully loaded the lever wants to pop down, no big deal , just something to be aware of. I love Henry and I was a skeptic .

    The front load is fine with me, a gate scores brass and I'm not trying to go to battle with my lever actions, 5 is fine in a big rifle. Like the fact that they sell their guns without lawyered up cross bolt safeties . like their made in America attitude (unlike the brand that's made by foreigners who likely couldn't ever own a gun, those guns are nice but I wouldn't buy them if they cost half what they do). Good, solid, nice long guns for traditionalists who don't care if it's not exactly traditional . I'd recommend Henry to anyone .
     
  17. forty_caliber

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    A pair of Golden Boy's...45C and 30-30 side gate. Best levers on the market IMHO. MADE IN USA.

    .40
     
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    How’s the accuracy on those single shots? The single shots are the only thing in the Henry catalog that appeals to me at the moment.
     
  19. reverseturn

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    Big boy steel 41 mag. Was chewing on getting the 357 magnum for quite awhile but ended up with the 41 mag. Happy with that decision.
    Would consider the carbine version of either but nothing is available right now and I've really spent too much this year.
     
  20. Frulk

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    Steel in .44 Mag and .327 FM. I think eventually Henry will make the steel versions of these with case hardening. With any luck they’ll put tapered octagon barrels on them which will force me back to my LGS counter. I’m weak and I knows it...
     
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  21. Crosshair

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    Was gonna get a 327, but now they aren't making them anymore in steel. :(
     
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    Big Boy Steel .357 Mag (20" barrel)
    Steel .45-70 (18.5" barrel)
     
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  23. MikeG

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    My wife has a Big Boy Brass rifle in .44 Magnum.
    I have a Big Boy Steel carbine in .41 Magnum.
     
  24. Hondo 60
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    Looks like I bought mine at the right time!
    I didn't know they quit making 'em
     
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  25. 22250Rem

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    Got the H001 base lever gun in .22. Takes Short, Long, & Long Rifle ammo. Love it; currently has a Tasco red dot on it but I might go back to irons before spring. Fell in love with the single shots and got one in .308 but I can't seem to coax any accuracy out of it. It might wind up with a local auction house.
     
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