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Troutfly6971
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Hello again.

Postby Troutfly6971 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:48 pm

Just a re introduction here friends. I finally got my Henry out of lay a way. 44mag 16.5" octogon barrel with color case hardened receiver. Put a really cool Skinner dovetail mount sight on it and went to the range. Couldn't be happier. Was shooting bullseye 1" groups at 50 yards with one small sight adjustment. Tried a few different types of ammo. This thing loves Fusion 240 grain. I'm so torn. I'm 54 and have a lifetimes worth of guns and love them all. I've built 6 of them myself. My old deer rifle has been a Ruger #1 in .270 win. I guess if I'm in the fields it's the Ruger or one of my long range builds. If I hit the river bottom and Laurel thickets it's the Henry. Sorta like having several girlfriends. They all need a little attention. :D
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Re: Hello again.

Postby JEBar » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:58 pm

first color case hardened 44 Mag I've seen .... that's nice, that's really nice .... no surprise in it giving you 1" groups at 50 yards .... looking forward to your continued range, use and hopefully hunting reports
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Re: Hello again.

Postby Mags » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:38 pm

Congrats on finally getting your Henry! Sounds like you're having a blast with it. Continue to enjoy!
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Re: Hello again.

Postby ESquared » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:05 am

Welcome back and CONGRATS! The CCH keeps calling my name, and yours is beautiful. Great shooting, too, so congrats on that. Federal Fusion is great ammo.

Keep us posted on your hunting season and best of luck!
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Re: Hello again.

Postby BigAl52 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:54 pm

I figured JEBar would be here. Drooling all over that 44 mag in CCH. I like those real well myself. I want one in a 357 but havent seen one yet. Congrats nothin wrong with mulitple guns.
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Postby Redthies » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:19 am

Troutfly6971 wrote:My old deer rifle has been a Ruger #1 in .270 win. I guess if I'm in the fields it's the Ruger or one of my long range builds. If I hit the river bottom and Laurel thickets it's the Henry. Sorta like having several girlfriends. They all need a little attention. :D


That’s a beautiful Carbine! I am just about to mount the Skinner Express on my new BBS .357 Carbine. I usually hunt deer with a Ruger bolt gun in 7-08, and will play it like you are. Ruger for the 100 yard and up shots, and the Henry for the tight stuff. It’s good to have options.
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Re: Hello again.

Postby If1Hitu » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:48 pm

Hello from KY.
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