GUN For shits and giggles - I'm considering a Henry Survival Rifle

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  1. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    Thing looks pretty cool - lightweight, good in a pinch. Not looking for the greatest accuracy in the world, but would fit nicely in a bug out bag.
     
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    I've heard marlin's take down is much nicer but never shot either.
     
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    Captain Haddock Blistering Barnacles OT Supporter

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    I love my Henry lever :dunno:
     
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    Cannondale OT Supporter

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    The Henry's are supposed to be good, some company produced them before Henry and they sucked (it might have been Charter Arms). They were designed by Eugene Stoner back in the 50's and were called the AR-7. I've thought many times about picking one up but just haven't yet.

    If you get one, use high-velocity ammunition always.
     
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    twistid Banged By Super Models Moderator

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    i had no issues with my charter arms ar-7... i wish i still had it, after looking at the henry.
     
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    They're OK, my g/f's dad has one that he got, half seriously, half for shits and giggles.

    Like others said, make sure you find quality high-velocity ammo that it likes, and you shouldn't have too much of a problem.

    But if you actually want to do a lot of shooting with it, a Marlin Papoose takedown (or whatever it's called, their takedown .22) would probably be a better idea.
     
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    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    I'm a bit confused about the scope. All the adds show one with a scope, and if you take it down and put it back on wouldn't you need to zero it back in every time?
     

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