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Old 05-13-2017, 09:00 PM   #1
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Default Henry's new single shot rifle. Looks nice.

Henry's new single shot rifle. I'm excited about this. Curious how the fit and finish will be since the retail price will be under $400. Also curious about the trigger. Supposed to hit store shelves soon.

https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/single-shot-rifle/
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Old 05-13-2017, 09:12 PM   #2
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I would like to see the fit and finish on these also.
I have a number of single shot rifles and could always use another one.
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Old 05-13-2017, 09:13 PM   #3
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Its always nice to have an American option. I begged them for a 30-30 but no-dice.

Supposedly all metal parts Anthony told me, like forend spacer and trigger guard. They will open up good rebore possibilities.

I do think a brass 308 would do about anything a man needs to do with pretty good style.

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Old 05-13-2017, 09:14 PM   #4
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I've owned one henry. Wasn't a good experience. Hope you have better luck.
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Old 05-13-2017, 09:22 PM   #5
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Henry will make it right
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Old 05-13-2017, 10:04 PM   #6
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44mag.....yep, I'll own one. Make mine in blued please.
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Old 05-13-2017, 10:06 PM   #7
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I think those 44's are gonna be hard to find for a while.
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Old 05-13-2017, 10:15 PM   #8
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I think those 44's are gonna be hard to find for a while.
I've learned to be patient.....lots more than I used to be
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Old 05-14-2017, 12:00 AM   #9
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Whoa first the lone ranger rifle now this. Henry is really making some moves in the industry. MSRP for 400 is nice. They won't be able to keep them in stock.
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Old 05-14-2017, 03:22 AM   #10
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Looking forward to picking up a blued .44 and testing it out. Always liked Henry.
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Old 05-14-2017, 06:33 AM   #11
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Cabelas is showing them at $370
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Old 05-14-2017, 06:45 AM   #12
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If they come out with the all-weather long ranger, I think it will be a leveraction game changer.

When they put out the 41mag and now the 327 mag on its way coupled with the single shot shotgun, I knew they were listening.
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Old 05-14-2017, 07:38 AM   #13
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I'll be on the look out for that .41 mag lever gun.
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Old 05-14-2017, 07:42 AM   #14
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Guys I'm not in knocking it at all. Please tell me why you're so interested in a single shot rifle?


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Old 05-14-2017, 07:51 AM   #15
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Same here, why single shot.
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Old 05-14-2017, 08:06 AM   #16
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Same here, why single shot.
Some ask the same about the Bow. You'll find it (question) with each successive level of hunting tools.

I see Longbow hunters giving crossbow or compound bows crap then in gun season give a single shot user crap while they use an AR.

The pinnacle of their hypocrisy is giving a true black powder aficionado grief while they use one of them scoped Rem 700 UM's.

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Old 05-14-2017, 08:08 AM   #17
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I'll be on the look out for that .41 mag lever gun.
They are on gunbroker but its hard to find them on the shelf
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Old 05-14-2017, 08:35 AM   #18
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A single shot nicer than the Handi-rifle but not $1000 like the Ruger No. 1...and with a good chance of getting nice wood. Gotta get me one of those in 44mag. Would be a fun plinker with 44sp


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Old 05-14-2017, 08:48 AM   #19
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Some ask the same about the Bow. You'll find it (question) with each successive level of hunting tools.

I see Longbow hunters giving crossbow or compound bows crap then in gun season give a single shot user crap while they use an AR.

The pinnacle of their hypocrisy is giving a true black powder aficionado grief while they use one of them scoped Rem 700 UM's.


So are you saying the attraction is the idea of moving more toward the traditional, original or simplistic?


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Old 05-14-2017, 09:01 AM   #20
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In life we set our own fantasy, reality, or expectations of a challenge. Yes, thats why many like the single shot. We have so many choices now that some folk choose hunting equipment according to mood.

"The ultimate caliber or gun is the one you choose and enjoy to hunt with" -Voodoo

Same could be said across the board concerning weapons. This is what keeps chatter around the campfire so lively and why I go to sleep.

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Old 05-14-2017, 09:21 AM   #21
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They have some nostalgia. Plus, their design lends itself to a longer barrel but shorter overall gun. So you get bullet speed and manueverability.

As mentioned above, this one would be much cheaper than a Ruger #1 but nicer than a Handi.
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Old 05-14-2017, 09:27 AM   #22
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Reasons are plentiful, and vary from shooter to shooter. My own personal reasons for liking them:

1) Most are well built, with few moving parts to break or wear. I've torn apart and modified / improved / very seldom repaired, many single shot weapons. Upgrades are usually done very inexpensively - like the trigger upgrade by changing springs on an Encore. Because of their simplicity and price, I was more apt to rip them apart and tinker, which taught me a lot of the basics way back then.

2) They can generally be found in chamberings not found in other weapons - such as rifle length .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, .357 Maximum, etc....

3) They can usually be purchased for less than a bolt action or semi-auto. Not always, but usually.

4) In the case of the T/C Encore and Contender, it was the ease of swapping barrels, stocks, forearms, etc... to easily and inexpensively make a new weapon.

5) For this one specifically... because it's a Henry. I like them. American made, very functional and tough, great customer service.

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Old 05-14-2017, 11:16 AM   #23
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Knowing u probly have just that one shot at a deer makes u slow down, pick ur spot, and concentrate a little bit more. Just my opinion. I shoot the ruger #1.
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Old 05-14-2017, 12:36 PM   #24
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I absolutely love the original Henry rifle and now see they are making modern versions of them. Everything else they make excluding the AR survival and youth .22 bolt rifles are a abomination to me. With that said, they're are many that love them and Henry is certainly doing things to please them.
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Reasons are plentiful, and vary from shooter to shooter. My own personal reasons for liking them:

1) Most are well built, with few moving parts to break or wear. I've torn apart and modified / improved / very seldom repaired, many single shot weapons. Upgrades are usually done very inexpensively - like the trigger upgrade by changing springs on an Encore. Because of their simplicity and price, I was more apt to rip them apart and tinker, which taught me a lot of the basics way back then.

2) They can generally be found in chamberings not found in other weapons - such as rifle length .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, .357 Maximum, etc....

3) They can usually be purchased for less than a bolt action or semi-auto. Not always, but usually.

4) In the case of the T/C Encore and Contender, it was the ease of swapping barrels, stocks, forearms, etc... to easily and inexpensively make a new weapon.

5) For this one specifically... because it's a Henry. I like them. American made, very functional and tough, great customer service.

All the best,
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Pretty good synopsis Glenn. One other point though. Why would anyone need more than one shot for the way most of us gun-hunt deer. Out of a fixed blind with a good rest, I rarely shoot more than one shot from a bolt gun. Besides, when I hunted with a Ruger No. 1, I once killed three coyotes out of four with my 25-06. With a little familiarity, and a butt cuff, I could load and shoot pretty fast.

Although now, the AR is my go-to for hogs and yotes, I would never feel handicapped with a single shot for big game.
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Old 05-16-2017, 02:13 AM   #26
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I wish it had a hexagon barrel, but looks nice. Love my .357 golden boy
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:04 PM   #27
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Mine in 308 is shipping today. I have to figure out what scope I should go with.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:14 PM   #28
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I'd like to get another Henry. I have the classic .22 and I really enjoy shooting it.
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:31 PM   #29
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Anybody have on of these yet? Curious what the reviews are like. Thinking my dad needs one in .223 for a truck gun to ride along side his sxs 12 guage


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Old 12-13-2017, 12:52 PM   #30
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^^^ I have not seen one YouTube review which is odd. I wanted it because it’s a Henry and different being a single shot.
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Old 12-13-2017, 02:30 PM   #31
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Looks like they stuck a rifle barrel on their single shot shotgun frame. I'll stick with my Browning 1885
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Old 12-13-2017, 02:35 PM   #32
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Are they drilled/tapped to handle a scope?
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Old 12-13-2017, 02:58 PM   #33
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As stated above, you slow down take more time to get a better shot placement. Would make me a better hunter imo. Would also give whatever ur huntin for a more sporting chance. Think I just talked myself into gettin a single shot rifle. Take my own advice as it were.
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Old 12-13-2017, 06:19 PM   #34
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Kinda like what TxAg said. Smaller package even with longer barrel.

As much as I talk bad about the Handi Rifle push button thumb release when I saw it, I became very fond of it. So much so, now I dislike the lever thumb release, at least on a rifle;shotgun OK. It kinda precludes using a good rear site on the tang, but if you're gonna use a scope, I reckon it's ok.

I don't care that much for CVA's release on their Hunter series, but more so than Henry's lever release.

I've been thinking on getting a .223 and let JES rebore it to 38-55.
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Old 12-13-2017, 06:32 PM   #35
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Same here, why single shot.
To me they tend to be more accurate than the others; bolt action, pump, or semi auto. just my opinion though..

I would love one in 44 mag, 308 and 243
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Looks like they stuck a rifle barrel on their single shot shotgun frame. I'll stick with my Browning 1885
Well, I would too, even if it weighs half again as much and cost more than 2X, maybe 3.

Them 85's are some sure enough sweet rifles.
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Old 12-13-2017, 06:38 PM   #37
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I like single shots and glad to see Henry making them. The H&R, Rugers and Brownings are serving me well for now.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:18 AM   #39
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I am glad Henry is coming out with more and more for the consumer. Choices are never bad to have. Henry is HUGE supporter of the shooting sports in this country. Did you know last year Henry gave away...Yes Gave away 500 .22 rifles to each of the Friends of the NRA dinners throughout the country? To raise money for the FNRA, which half of all money raised comes back to the county in form of grants to promote the shooting sports. That is putting your money where your mouth is. They will get my business.
I am in a raffle, with 6 chances out of 300 sold. Now trying to win a Henry Big Boy in 44mag.
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Old 12-14-2017, 06:35 PM   #40
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Still haven’t seen any of these in stock. I want to fondle, err..handle one when they hit the shelves
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:44 PM   #41
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Mine in 308 is shipping today. I have to figure out what scope I should go with.
The one Doc Brown had on back to the Future, 3 I think it was, will look cool and "nostalgic"
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:01 PM   #42
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I have been waiting 6 months for one. Good luck.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:50 PM   #43
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I hope the trigger is better than the handicap rifle
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