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TankTop 02-06-2013 02:35 PM

Henry 45-70
 
Always wanted a leaver action and this thing looks like all kinds of fun. Anyone have any experience with one?

mountainman13 02-06-2013 02:52 PM

You'll want to reload for that one. Awesome gun.

hiwall 02-06-2013 03:11 PM

18" barrel is pretty short. She'll buck and kick and holler loud.

TankTop 02-06-2013 03:19 PM

So you're saying my wife won't ask to shoot it, any other good things you can say about it!

hiwall 02-06-2013 05:09 PM

"She'll buck and kick and holler loud."
I was talking about your wife! :)

drgundude 02-06-2013 05:53 PM

Tried one really didn't like the tube load. Bought a Rossi for half the price

longunner 02-06-2013 09:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by drgundude
Tried one really didn't like the tube load. Bought a Rossi for half the price

How did you like the Rossi?

drgundude 02-06-2013 10:05 PM

I have been very happy with it. Paid less than 400 for it at academy. Cleanest factory gun I have ever torn down.

robocop10mm 02-09-2013 06:07 AM

I do not see that Rossi makes a lever gun in .45-70

As for the Henry? There must be a bunch of unused space in that mag tube if it only holds 4 rounds. My Marlin Guide gun holds 4 and the mag tube is just over half length

Dzscubie 02-09-2013 12:14 PM

After shooting Robos Marlin I was lucky enough to have my wife buy me one.. Fantastic gun!!! Not familiar with the Henry but I have a marlin model 94 and Chaparral arms 1873 both in 38/357 and love them both.


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