John Linebaugh is partial to WW and H for upscale loads in the. These slower burning powders should be bulkier per grain weight. Also, they should burn at lower temperatures than WW or H and fill the case to the base of the bullet. H or IMR may give the desired results we are looking for. Actually those 2 powders would work best slightly compressed according to Mr. Because of their physical form, granule size, grain for grain H and IMR would occupy more room inside the case than H or WW , therefore creating a higher loading density without excessive velocity or pressure. I am looking for a very accurate load in the 24″ barrel of the Marlin Cowboy using the grain bullet at to fps velocity. It is possible that these powders, IMR and H could be used in charge weights that would fill the case to the base of the bullet and still give permissible pressures and velocities. It is a known fact that if powder charges have enough room to wander around inside the case, pressures and velocities may not be consistent. By filling the case to the base of the bullet, we eliminate the wandering around syndrome and would hopefully produce more consistent pressures and velocities, which should produce greater accuracy.

Henry rifle

And still today, originals and replicas are among some of the most sought after lever-actions around. Aside from history, the Henry is an absolute knockout in the looks department. Winchester Model Photo: Similar to the Henry in design and operation, the rifle had some notable design enhancement.

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The original Henry rifle was a sixteen shot. The Henry used copper later brass rimfire cartridges with a grain Production was very small to a month until the middle of Nine hundred were manufactured between summer and October ; by , production had peaked at per month, bringing the total to 8, manufactured. For a Civil War soldier, owning a Henry rifle was a point of pride.

However 6, to 7, saw use by the Union on the field through private purchases by soldiers who could afford it. The relative fragility of Henrys compared to Spencer repeating rifles hampered their official acceptance. More Henrys were purchased by soldiers than by the government. Most of these units were associated with Sherman’s Western Troops.

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The first three cartridges are the early style pointed bullet, having no grooves on the exposed surface. The first two have a segmented neck crimp to hold the bullet in place. This style neck crimp was applied using a 4 section tool which squeezed the case neck around the bullet, leaving four visible ‘pinches’ in the copper spaced 90 degrees apart around the neck.

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To date the Wisconsin plant has supplied the Bayonne operation with many components used in all Henry models including receivers, bolts, sights and other internal parts. Henry Repeating Arms purchased the , sq ft Rice Lake facility in from Wright Products, a subsidiary of FKI Industries, who manufactured their own line of storm door hardware.

Wright also supplied components to other industries including Henry Repeating since Wright ceased manufacturing due to price pressure in the hardware industry, causing hundreds of lost jobs. Henry purchased the building and manufacturing equipment and retained 17 experienced employees. Today the company employs over people and continues to hire to support its continued growth. Henry Repeating Arms will build and ship in excess of , rifles in and employs people in total. We are very proud to make Wisconsin a more integral part of the Henry Family.

Their legendary name dates back to when Benjamin Tyler Henry invented and patented the first practical repeating rifle during the Civil War. Henry rifles went on to play a significant role in the frontier days of the American West and soon became one of the most legendary, respected and sought after rifles in the history of firearms. There has never been a more important time to join the NRA and now Daily Caller readers can enjoy special pricing and benefits.

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Discussion in ‘ Firearms ‘ started by stg58 , Dec 16, Henry Repeating Arms, the leading lever action rifle manufacturer headquartered in Bayonne NJ, will begin manufacturing their steel centerfire rifles in their Rice Lake, Wisconsin facility in To date the Wisconsin plant has supplied the Bayonne operation with many components used in all Henry models including receivers, bolts, sights and other internal parts. Henry Repeating Arms purchased the , sq ft Rice Lake facility in from Wright Products, a subsidiary of FKI Industries, who manufactured their own line of storm door hardware.

W W Greener was a member of the second-generation family which had been involved with gunmaking from to the present day. Today the company still makes the finest sporting shotguns and rifles in its Midlands workshops.

Alexander Henry was unquestionably one of Scotlands finest rifle makers, posts on this blog testifying to the outstanding quality of the rifles built by him. What makes this book so special is the access Donald had to family archive via the great great grandson of Alexander Henry himself, one Richard Brown. Between the two of them they have put together the most complete history on the maker which is long overdue. Although Henry was in business for a short time between until his death in , he became a very well-known rifle maker not only in Great Britain but throughout the world.

Henry was of a clever, inventive mind with his rifling and drop block action of and in addition, he was also astute in promoting this riflemaking ability. He attended all the major competitions, gave his rifles as prizes and was an early enthusiastic founder of the burgeoning Volunteer Movement. By the s Alexander Henry was the most well-known and pre-eminent rifle maker in Great Britain and the Empire.

Henry Repeating Arms – Made In Wisconsin

It is difficult to understate the potential importance of the Curtis Rifle. Despite being designed in Britain in the s the firearm gained more notoriety when it was offered as evidence in a legal battle between the Winchester Repeating Arms company and Francis Bannerman. What makes the firearm most noteworthy, however, is its fundamentally unconventional layout.

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Email us at Mail HistoricalArms. You can’t prove that either made it and there were other makers in the area that made similar rifles, but this has many earmarks of a Young Rifle. There were five members of this family that were gunsmiths. Henry, John, John, Jr. The Young gun business was established in making it one of the few remaining original gun shops in the United States dating from the Colonial period. Henry Young taught his son, John, the profession and art of gun making.

The Northhampton County tax list includes Henry Young as a locksmith and John as a gunsmith at the time of the American Revolution. Both are listed as gunsmiths in the tax lists of The Young family made flintlock rifles and pistols for private customers, the Continental Congress and later the United States Government. The Young gun shop at Easton was a place of importance and the family became generally known, not only in PA, but throughout the other colonies.

Their sons and grandsons continued the gunsmith tradition. This gun is not a high-art example but soundly built and of good quality. It is 56″ over-all with a 41″ rifled barrel of 48 caliber. It has a nice hunting scene engraved on the patchbox as well as a brass star inlay on the cheekpiece and a brass thumb piece.

Civil War Rifles

This was a bolt action, 4-shot,. It was an odd looking design where the barrel and action could be fully and compactly stored in the high tech stock, which would float, a handy feature if you were a pilot downed in water. The AR-5 and AR-7 are of the same design, with the exception of the semi-auto action and.

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As “Abo” Henry’s autobiography confirms, he and the notorious Neddy Smith were quite a duo, in bars and on the mean streets, writes Stephen Gibbs. Neddy Smith liked his beer in middies – at least 30 of them a day. When he moved from VB onto Jack Daniels it could make for a quite a lively evening if Abo Henry had shifted up to rum. A doctor told Smith he was alcoholic after he had stabbed a man dead on the drink. Smith could not believe it – to his mind, Henry was far worse. Sydney’s so-called gang wars of the mid s were in some ways as much about Smith and Henry’s drinking as they ever were about drugs.

Their best asset was the green light; their greatest liability: As with Smith’s autobiography Neddy, published in , it’s also one long drinking tale. In the television drama Blue Murder some of the most colourful scenes take place in pubs. As none of the hotels is named, here’s a guide to some:

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Posted by Andrew Aquino May 17, Lever action guns were thought of as the most accurate rifles for long distance shooting. The Henry Long Ranger is about to change that misconception. Henry repeating arms has released the Henry Long ranger. The Long Ranger is a rifle that is configured for.

Nov 21,  · The Henry’s are gorgeous, For range plinking the best rifle calibers are/ and x39 due to cost. If a bigger boom is wanted the can be had for a reasonable price online. Retail though its $1 a shot and to me at least that is too much. I suppose I am just dating myself but it used to be available for under $10 a box.

The Henry rifle was truly the first successful repeating rifle in history. When success is measured with what rifle was first on the scene in numbers, used in a combat situations, and had the longevity of the design into the future, the Henry Rifle is the winner. Many of these individuals barely know what a Henry rifle is, probably have never handled an original or reproduction Henry rifle and have never used a Henry rifle, reproduction, either shooting live ammunition or blanks at reenactment events.

The problems that are usually brought up include the following: The historic documentation does not seem to support the above claims. In fact it would seem that those that actually used the Henry repeating rifle felt that the Henry repeating rifle was the best weapon of its day. There are several letters, diaries, newspaper accounts and the Official Records that would seem to back up this claim.

Many times those citing problems of the Henry rifle will mention the fact that General Ripley was not in favor of it and will make mention of his December 9, letter to the Secretary of War Cameron. Ripley mentions his doubts about the ammunition, the weight of the Henry, plus the fact that they have already ordered 73, breech loaders as reason why not to purchase Henry rifles. No advantage over other breech-loaders, 7. While he may be right with some of them he is merely speculating on the others and down right incorrect about some of his points.

Also by the date of his letter there were very few Henry rifles that were produced and none in the field being field tested in battle. The magazine did hold the potential for problems and was the actual source of other problems.

Henry .30-30 Lever-Action Rifles

Two peas in a pod: Tyler Henry, foreman of The New Haven Arms Company, had been working on a new, innovative rifle and rimfire cartridge. The cartridge used in this new rifle was appropriately named the.

Henry repeating arms has released the Henry Long ranger. The Long Ranger is a rifle that is configured for,, and cartridges. The Lone Ranger is the rifle to give you the longer distance impacts that you may be seeking in a lever action rifle.

Posted by Andrew Aquino May 17, Lever action guns were thought of as the most accurate rifles for long distance shooting. The Henry Long Ranger is about to change that misconception. Henry repeating arms has released the Henry Long ranger. The Long Ranger is a rifle that is configured for. The Lone Ranger is the rifle to give you the longer distance impacts that you may be seeking in a lever action rifle.

The maximum length for the other Henry big boys, usually drop off at about yards. This new rifle will extend to you the ballistics of.

Maintaining and Caring for your Henry Rifle