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lever actions coming more popular? #14313427 11/26/19
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I have to wonder with all the black rifles sitting on the shelves and people already buying more than they wanted. Do you guys think lever guns are making a come back? Henry went to the trouble of adding the loading gate. The lever guns always seem to be available in stores.

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Re: lever actions coming more popular? [Re: cumminscowboy] #14313867 11/26/19
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hmmmmmmm

when they start these ?

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hmmm again

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Re: lever actions coming more popular? [Re: cumminscowboy] #14314071 11/26/19
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for some reason I can't quite warm up to henry, I don't care for the diamond on the rear sights, The 1894 is better in the pistol calibers and for the 30-30, I would rather have a JM marlin or maybe better yet a winchester 94. The .22LR's have that cast receiver, if it was steel and the mag tube was better, basically more 9422 like, I would actually buy one. I know henry is a great company but for me that is what keeps me from buying one.

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I think they are making a comeback. Being on a few forums, I read more shooters are buying good numbers of 'em. Maybe folks just got tired of all the negative political talk about the "black guns" and figured lever rifles seem more of a throwback and not as "menacing"[their term, not mine!] looking. Besides, lever action handgun caliber rifles are fun as heck to shoot. Just my $0.02.

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tikka ever tried a 9422? that is on my next wish list.

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Originally Posted by cumminscowboy
tikka ever tried a 9422? that is on my next wish list.




nope.............Marlin guy here........

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Re: lever actions coming more popular? [Re: cumminscowboy] #14317771 11/27/19
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years ago i had a shop in commiefornia. Henry first came out the finish was so rippled on the receiver i wouldn't stock them.
about 30 years later i picked up a henry 22 with octagonal barrel in a trade,fit and finish is very good and the little bugger shoots gnat's eyeballs out to 75 yards. jm2cw

on thread , i have noticed a up tick in sales of levers. one 94 win went for crazy money on GB

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Re: lever actions coming more popular? [Re: cumminscowboy] #14317773 11/27/19
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Originally Posted by cumminscowboy
for some reason I can't quite warm up to henry, I don't care for the diamond on the rear sights, The 1894 is better in the pistol calibers and for the 30-30, I would rather have a JM marlin or maybe better yet a winchester 94. The .22LR's have that cast receiver, if it was steel and the mag tube was better, basically more 9422 like, I would actually buy one. I know henry is a great company but for me that is what keeps me from buying one.


Well, you can buy my pre-64 M94 32 Special and I will buy another Henry...and we'll both be happy!! smile


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I'm definitely noticing an upsurge in levergun interest. Especially on FB groups.


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Re: lever actions coming more popular? [Re: cumminscowboy] #14333101 12/03/19
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Well, I like mine! Always have!


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Our deer camp is located within the steep highlands of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Years ago, many guys hunted with "hand-me-down" rifles such as 300 Savage, 30-30, and 35 Remington. But the younger men these days show up with budget priced bolt action rifles with cheap plastic stocks. But I will not criticize their success. Many a young man has taken a fine buck with his 30-06 or .308 rifle. Only two out of eleven hunters last year brought scoped 30-30 carbines for their hunt. From my limited view, it seems like lever action carbines are not first choice anymore.

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Originally Posted by Sherwood
Our deer camp is located within the steep highlands of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. Years ago, many guys hunted with "hand-me-down" rifles such as 300 Savage, 30-30, and 35 Remington. But the younger men these days show up with budget priced bolt action rifles with cheap plastic stocks. But I will not criticize their success. Many a young man has taken a fine buck with his 30-06 or .308 rifle. Only two out of eleven hunters last year brought scoped 30-30 carbines for their hunt. From my limited view, it seems like lever action carbines are not first choice anymore.

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I can't agree more than with the last thing you said. I don't think they are anyone's first choice around me, I think they are making a comeback just as fun gun.

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The only rifle I've used for the first 3 weeks of deer season has been a 336. Levers are my first choice lots of times.

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I don't know man, what is this lever gun of which you speak? Sounds suspect to me....


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