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Old 02-01-2012, 12:57 PM   #31
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My Henry Mare's Leg does it. I'd like to know what the fix was, so I could apply it to mine. But otherwise I'm not going to pursue it with Henry. It's just a fun gun, not used for anything critical. And it doesn't happen in normal use. So I'll just live with it. Unless, like I said, I can find out what it took to fix it and do it myself.



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I just got off the phone with Anthony at Henry. He said that these are no known qc issues and that it's typically a user induced problem with essentially people short stroking the lever (pull down half way, back up, pull down all the way, jam on the upstroke). He asked me to post that they will be happy to send a pre-paid ups mailing label to anyone who feels there is a real problem that needs addressing and they will take care of it. He insists it's not a qc issue on their end. Hope this helps. Henry can be reached at tel:201-858-4400.



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My henery lever .22 is a fantastice rifle, but if you do half stroke it it will jam, just dont half stoke it.

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Yeah, mine too. Like I said in an earlier post, I tried to duplicate the problem but it just kept feeding them into the chamber. I couldn't induce a failure no matter what I did, even short stroking a bit, it picked up the next round when I full stroked it. Gun gremlins.

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Yeah, mine too. Like I said in an earlier post, I tried to duplicate the problem but it just kept feeding them into the chamber. I couldn't induce a failure no matter what I did, even short stroking a bit, it picked up the next round when I full stroked it. Gun gremlins.
If your Henry is a few years old it probably won't have a problem. My friends is in the 155XXXH range. The problem (verified by a Henry dealer just this week end) is with newer production. The ones I have been sent, S/N 544XXXH and 536XXXH, have the problem, not from half stroking the action but working it a bit slower than normal, like when you have it in a shooting vice for sighting in.

Talked with Henry factory as set up by my local Henry dealer and they want mine back again to see if they can fix the problem.
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Yeah, mine too. Like I said in an earlier post, I tried to duplicate the problem but it just kept feeding them into the chamber. I couldn't induce a failure no matter what I did, even short stroking a bit, it picked up the next round when I full stroked it. Gun gremlins.
How old is your Henry?
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My Henry Mare's Leg does it. I'd like to know what the fix was, so I could apply it to mine. But otherwise I'm not going to pursue it with Henry. It's just a fun gun, not used for anything critical. And it doesn't happen in normal use. So I'll just live with it. Unless, like I said, I can find out what it took to fix it and do it myself.
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How old is your Henry? Fairly recent production?
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Got it for Christmas. Has about 600 rounds through it so far.

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I've had my Mare's Leg for 3-4 months, but that doesn't mean much. There's no telling how long a gun sat in a warehouse, or in a dealer's inventory before I bought. There are no indications of manufacture date on the gun or the box it came in. All I can go by is the serial number, and I haven't found any place that gives serial number ranges for Henry guns.

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Give Henry a call - sometimes Anthony answers the phone himself. It's a much smaller operation than you think. Anthony is a no-bull**** guy, really cared about the issues I was having (unrelated to this) with Henry. They can give you the full pedigree on the gun from the day it came of the bench with the S/N. He will almost definitely offer to send you a pre-paid UPS and ask you to send it back for them to look and and repair as needed.



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