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DavidA March 16th, 2020 08:29 PM

Henry X Model
Just picked up my Henry Big Boy X Model in 44 mag. I wanted a 44 mag Henry for a while. I have more bolt guns and ARís of every description. No lever gun. So I was thinking about this for the last two months, researched, looked, researched some more and finally decided on the X Model. Very happy with fit and finish, action is like butter, trigger a 4.5 lbs rips pull. Get it to the range soon. Canít wait

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A_Lemurs_Carbine March 16th, 2020 08:31 PM

oh my...

DavidA March 16th, 2020 08:36 PM

Yep a tactical lever gun. Really sick. Already got the brass, powder and bullets to load for her. Got 100 each of Hornady XTPís , 240 gr and 300 gr. Winchester 296 powder. Thinking 1,775 FPS from the 240ís. About 1590 or so from the 300 gr bullets.

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brownspotz March 16th, 2020 08:56 PM

I've got the Golden boy .44 mag rifle. It's an amazingly accurate rifle. Broke the tang on the tube mag a few times due to the recoil and the firing pin twice. But this was after thousands of rounds through it.

Melnic March 16th, 2020 09:03 PM

First Lever gun you mean.....

135sohc March 16th, 2020 09:04 PM

You SOB :thumbsup:

.38/357 is on my buy list :) Two local shops I go through cannot provide an ETA on them :(

Lever guns are a just fun and different, Henry puts out a nice product and with some use that lever action will burnish itself and get really smooth.

bibitor March 16th, 2020 09:09 PM

Drool. Can't wait to hear a range report. I'm seriously jonesing for one in 357.

DavidA March 16th, 2020 09:09 PM

I tracked mine down on guns America. They have sold out just about every one made. Found this one out in Colorado.

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DavidA March 16th, 2020 09:10 PM

My buddy had a 44 mag Big Boy shot a couple time at the range. I was hooked. What a thumper.

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DavidA March 16th, 2020 09:14 PM

Thinking about putting a Muzzle brake with a blast shield. I got a lot of stuff from Breek Arms. Have to get the 308 and then drill it out. What are your thoughts here guys.

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