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Henry 22

Discussion in 'Rimfire' started by Rusty C, Nov 11, 2017.

  1. Rusty C

    Rusty C Distinguished Poster

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    Thinking about another 22. Think it's going to be a Henry. Anything I need to know before I make jump. Always liked lever guns since my first 30.30 which I still have
     
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  2. cs700

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    Just make sure that you have plenty of ammo. My Henry is fun to shoot. Can't go wrong with a Henry.
     
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  3. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    Do you have a .22mag? If not, you might consider the Henry in .22mag. They have several models starting at about $550 msrp.
     
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  4. Rusty C

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  5. Rusty C

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    I already have a 22 mag and a 17hmr. Both in bolts
     
  6. Sancho Panza

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    Since Henry ads say they "Preserved the Union", I've but little desire for one.

    :south:
     
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  7. Blondie70

    Blondie70 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I've got a few long ago relatives that might have been "preserved" by a Henry then....something to think about. I never knew that about their ad.
     
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  8. Cliff731

    Cliff731 Danged ole' Hermit...

    Don't overlook the legendary Marlin Model 39 .22 lever action rifles!!!
     
  9. NRA_guy

    NRA_guy Distinguished Poster

    I have never heard that.

    But haven't I seen those special edition Henry rifles commemorating Confederate generals and such?

    Or was that some other brand?

    ETA: I looked it up (probably no longer available in today's "rewrite history" climate):

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    Robert E. Lee &  His Officers Tribute Rifle
     
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  10. Rusty C

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  11. Rusty C

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    My new purchase. Henry 22 long rifle Nikon pro staff rimfire
     
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  12. oldwelder

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    I shot my Henry 22 lever last week, I like to fill it up with CCI 22 CB shorts, very quiet and a lot of fun, I also have a nice older Marlin mod 39 made in 1957 which is also a fun rifle, I like shooting them with my Ruger single-sixes.
     
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  13. Rusty C

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    One of the reasons I bought it already have a single six. Also like the fact that it shoots shorts
     
  14. DEADEYE 1

    DEADEYE 1 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    They are nice little guns. They are smooth as silk, the action that is.
     
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  15. HLTJR

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    Anyone intrested in henry big boy 357/38
     
  16. Soonered

    Soonered Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    No but have one in 44 mag
     
  17. dzavoina

    dzavoina Distinguished Poster

    Academy had Henry 22 Lever actions on sale the week after Christmas for $268. I got the last one at the Lakeland (Flowood) store. Haven't had a chance to shoot it yet. The action is smooth as butter out of the box.
    Dave
     
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  18. Leopardcurdog

    Leopardcurdog Distinguished Poster

    I recently bought my first grandchild a youth model Henry 22. I bought it before the child was born, not knowing if it was a boy or girl, but figured what ever it was gonna be, it needed a Henry 22. Turned out to be a boy!
     
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  19. Jedman7

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    Rusty, enjoy your new Henry. I've also given them consideration, but my budget won't allow at this time. Those are sweet looking rifles (if I weren't a Christian I'd be jealous)!
     
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