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Old 10-04-2017, 04:21 PM   #1
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Default Henry lever action in .45-70 inquiry

Anyone have insight as to the quality of Henry rifles in this caliber? I should've bought an older Marlin before the quality went a bit south. Just curious. 🤔
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Old 10-05-2017, 03:15 PM   #2
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I haven't had any experience with that caliber, but every Henry I have messed with has been top shelf. If you have any problems with it, they have a very good warranty department, too.

I wouldn't be ashamed to own one in .45-70, but I've been eyeballing their new .44 Mag steel receiver rifle...
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Obviously you never owned a AR-7 or had warranty work done on a returned Henry. The lever action .22s I've tried have been top notch, the AR-7? NEVER seen one that worked, after returning them to the factory, have NEVER seen one that worked.
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I like the old Marlin lever guns...
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Old 10-05-2017, 05:31 PM   #5
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https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/45-70-lever-action/
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Thanks for the input fellas.
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I had an AR7. It was no workee. I had a Henry bolt 22 and it worked. I talked to the Henry CEO on the phone because he wanted to use a pic of my 6 yr old son with his Henry on their website. I said yes. I forgot the CEOs name but he was a really nice guy.
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Anthony Imperato is the CEOs name. He is a very nice guy.
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