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Old 03-20-2017, 05:30 PM   #1
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Default Henry Golden Boy-22lr or 17HMR

If you had your choice of a Henry Golden boy chambered in 22lr or 17hmr which would you choose and why? I already have both calibers. It will probably be handed down to the grandson


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Old 03-20-2017, 05:38 PM   #2
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I'd have to go for the 17hmr. For is ballistics.

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Old 03-20-2017, 05:43 PM   #3
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.22LR Can get it anywhere and in many loads.
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Old 03-20-2017, 06:59 PM   #4
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Love my Henry 17hmr.
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:19 PM   #5
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22lr if it's a hand me down. Never know future of caliberss. 22lr a sure bet.
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:29 PM   #6
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22lr if it's a hand me down. Never know future of caliberss. 22lr a sure bet.
I think that is the reason I even asked this question. I love the 17, I have.
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Old 03-20-2017, 08:35 PM   #7
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22lr shot a 140lb sow with one Saturday at 80 yrds
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Old 03-20-2017, 09:38 PM   #8
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The .17 is okay. It's faster but to me the lighter bullet is limiting.

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Old 03-20-2017, 09:49 PM   #9
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Old 03-20-2017, 10:07 PM   #10
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Maybe the .22 Win Mag?
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Old 03-20-2017, 11:45 PM   #11
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.17hmr
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Old 03-21-2017, 04:44 AM   #12
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.22, it's a classic hand me down gun and it's hard to deny a classic firearm and caliber being passed down
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:08 PM   #13
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.22, it's a classic hand me down gun and it's hard to deny a classic firearm and caliber being passed down
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Old 03-23-2017, 08:07 PM   #14
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You guys talked me into sticking with the classic. She sure is pretty. Now I can't decide whether or not to shoot it or leave it in the box and put it in the safe. I never thought I'd be contemplating that!!!
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You can hand down a new rifle the day you buy it. To me a true hand me down is something with character and a story. I say use it, it makes it a part of you to hand down.
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Old 03-23-2017, 08:21 PM   #17
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You can hand down a new rifle the day you buy it. To me a true hand me down is something with character and a story. I say use it, it makes it a part of you to hand down.


Very good point! Guess she will go to the lease this weekend.


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Old 03-23-2017, 10:12 PM   #18
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I've got one just like it. Clover leaf groups out of the box
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