Tag Archives: lever action

This is why gun ownership remains a political controversy

All other concerns — hunting, sport, even self-defense — are secondary considerations to people who do not wish to be ruled…and to the fiends whose self-worth depends on ruling others.

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A walk in the woods does a soul good

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Henry 45-70 Octagon: new on American Shooting Journal

A classic heavy-hitter.

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“I am disinclined to acquiesce to your request”

45-70 puts the final┬áperiod in that sentence. (Henry lever action again)  

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Not your average hipster!

  A serious gentleman with a classic Henry 45-70.

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.45 caliber rifles

  45LC | 45-70Govt

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For the children? Think further out!

Henry .357 carbine. Revolver ammunition does well in longer barrels.

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Enjoying Spring weather

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While taking senior pictures for friends…

…ran into this Western girl with a Henry rifle.

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Henry “American Beauty” .22 lever action

Functional jewelry.

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American Beauty

…and the other one is an engraved Henry carbine.

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Unexpected terminal ballistics

A year and a half ago, I reviewed Rossi revolving 45LC carbine (also capable of chambering 410 shotshells). I wan’t all that impressed with the accuracy, the handling or the terminal ballistics. Yesterday, one of my models brought her Circuit … Continue reading

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A rifle for Valentine’s Day?

Henry Firearms says: “Consider this American Beauty as a present for your lady.” A pretty good thought, in my opinion. Just make sure to include some ammunition with it. See Henry site for the close-up of the receiver engraving. And … Continue reading

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Henry Golden Boy

Accurate and reliable, this rifle really grew on me…and the same thing happened to Sarah. she loves her little lever action.

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Upgrading Marlin 336 with better sights: new on AllOutdoor

Rails, ghost ring sights, optics, oh my!

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Low ready

150 year old technology (125 if you count just the 30-30 cartridge) still works pretty well.

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Thanks, Will!

While still sorting the many good photos that came out of the photo shoot at Will M-Four studio, I’d like to post a shout-out for Will and his site. Will’s kind invitation provided me with highly productive work day, new … Continue reading

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Girls just want to have fun.

Cimarron’s faithful (other than the caliber) copy of the original 1860 Henry rifle is an odd firearms. Loading it is rather unorthodox, the magazine follower is external and can interfere with the hold under the magazine. Lever movement makes holding … Continue reading

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No such thing for the antis as “safe enough gun”

The technology behind this carbine is 1860s. The design is 1870s. This one is in .44Mag, but they are also available in .45Colt — again, 1870s technology that can work even with black powder and cast lead bullets. As we … Continue reading

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Speaking of Henry lever actions

I need to get the 44Mag out to the range and figure out the drop past 100 yards. 240gr bullet has muzzle velocity of 1745fps. At this time, the Big Boy is zeroed for 50 yards. If zeroed for 100, … Continue reading

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