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Old 12-01-2008, 03:20 PM   #11
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So I'm going to go into the local gun store today to do a simply look around and see what is available. I am primarily between the Henry lever action and a Ruger 10/22 for now.

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Old 12-02-2008, 12:40 AM   #12
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Can't say anything for or against the henry because I've never shot one. I did however buy a Ruger 10/22 a few days ago and shot it for the first time today. Shot great, very accurate, no misfires. As for price, I got mine for $200 but they run anywhere from $180-$600 depending on what all you get.

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Old 12-03-2008, 11:30 AM   #13
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Also out of curiosity I was looking at people that were modifying their Ruger 10/22s and saw the Tapco stock and was wondering if that makes it classifiable as an assault weapon by definition in California?
If this is the case what other stocks are out there that are somewhat similar but will not cause it to be an "assault weapon"?

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A stock an "assault weapon" doesn't make. It's unfathomable what strikes fear into the black hearts of criminal politicians and makes them call anything an assault rifle. Well, I guess it really is because they just don't know much about firearms....

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Old 12-10-2008, 12:07 AM   #15
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Just if anyone was curious today I went out to Imbert and Smithers. I came out with a receipt for a Ruger 10/22. Now I just get to wait til the 19th to go pick it up.
Thanks for everyone's help.

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Just if anyone was curious today I went out to Imbert and Smithers. I came out with a receipt for a Ruger 10/22. Now I just get to wait til the 19th to go pick it up.
Thanks for everyone's help.
Of course we're curious, just too bad you chose the wrong rifle!

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Old 12-10-2008, 08:58 AM   #17
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haha.. the henry seems interesting, but I just felt the Ruger was the right choice for a first gun. Maybe the henry can be my second, though I doubt I'll want to buy more than one .22 for now

Now to just wait for the big 21 so I can buy a handgun

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I shot Federal in my 22 rifle, although it's not a Henry, it does fine. You'll just have to try different brands and figure out what shoots the best in your gun. Oddly enough two Henrys won't shoot the same ammo with the same amount of accuracy, this is true with any firearm and any brand. Your new Henry may shoot Federal good but someone elses might have better accuracy with CCI. It just takes trial and error to figure out.

Federal sells a box of 550 rounds for $11, most of the other brands do the same. This is by far the best value, IMO.

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I bought a Ruger 10/22 actually, but thanks for the tip on ammo. I'll keep that in mind.

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Congrats on the 10/22. I have the 10/22 but I love my Marlin 39a Golden Mountie. No matter what you have, if you feel like you can drive a tack everytime you pick it up. That's the gun for you....ENJOY!

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