Anybody own a Henry 44 Mag Lever Gun

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  1. wjv

    wjv RIP Stan Lee.. . .

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    if so, whats the largest sized bullet that you have used in your Henry.

    Buffalo Bore makes a 270 grain load and a 305 grain load. Just wondering if anyboday has used either of these loads, or similar from other brands in their Henry 44 Mag lever gun.

    Thanks!
     
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    I have a Henry in 44 mag, love the rifle. I've only shot hot 240 grain bullets through it. I'm also curious about the heavier bullets.
     

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    Id like to have a 16inch barrelled 44mag with a youth stock ....
     
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    I have the 20”. Have only run 240 and 180 grain factory through it. 240s hit hard enough, have not really thought about heavier. Love this rifle!!!
     
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    I bought my BB steel last spring. Solely for cast use. I have 2 loads I use with 240 swc's. One at 1100, the other at 1575. Bullets from MBC. No leading, ever.
     
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    I have a .45 colt bb. I only shoot my own 250 grain cast bullets.
     
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    I don’t own one, but they look fun as hell. I’ve always liked revolver caliber carbines.
     
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    Love everything about it crept the brass front sight. Going to put a Skinner sight on it soon.
     
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    While not a 44, I did get a Henry BB AW in 357. After some initial adjustments (need to drift the front sight slightly right) this is a 5 rd group with stock open sights (really poor indoor lighting shooting conditions), 50 yards with cheap Blazer Brass 158gr HP.

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    wjv RIP Stan Lee.. . .

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    Damn, Henry forgot to blue that rifle. . . I'd ask for my money back if I were you.
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    I have a JM Marlin 1894, a LSI 1892 clone, and a new production Miroku 1892 all in 44 magnum. When shooting heavy loads, the Marlin is the most comfortable, but the 1892's can be brutal. Love to shoot them all though.

    As a rule, I usually only shoot what I can shoot in all my rifles and handguns so I don't have to remember what I can or can't shoot in any gun. If I need more power I use a more powerful caliber.

    I was looking at a Henry, but just can't get over the tube loading magazine. I wasn't a fan when I had a 22 that loaded that way. It's kind of like having critical control panels at two separate locations.
     
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    I have a big boy steel that I like a lot. Had to change the sights, everything shot high.
    But I have not gone over 240 grain loads.

    May be an idea

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    Almost, but I missed it by 0.019". Here's my Henry in .41 Magnum, serial number 13.

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    Love mine. Thanks for reminding me about mine so I guess I'll go shoot it this week.