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« Reply #25 on: January 14, 2017, 05:52:23 pm »

Sorry, no. My (older) Navy Arms M1860 Henry military model is in .44-40, and besides, the danged thing balances too far forward for my ancient, achin' back! I'm shooting mostly 20" Rossi '92's nowadays.   Sad
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« Reply #26 on: January 14, 2017, 07:41:21 pm »

Fingers, I don't get to sit in on the meetings with Uberti, Pietta, etc.  But a lot of times those guys show up at the booth, and if I get a chance I'll mention it.

Thanks Abilene.  You could corral them up at Winter Range too.  Unfortunately, I won't be able to attend WR this year.

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« Reply #27 on: January 15, 2017, 11:31:23 pm »

I have been under the impression that those Uberti guys at Winter Range are not any of the bigwigs.  But couldn't hurt to talk to them.
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« Reply #28 on: January 15, 2017, 11:36:37 pm »


Oooooohhhhh
please collect as many photos as possible for us "homestuck" souls...
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« Reply #29 on: February 06, 2017, 03:23:37 pm »

Hi gents,

Did this ever get discussed at the shot show? I'm guess we will not be seeing any 44 special Henry's anytime soon.

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« Reply #30 on: February 06, 2017, 04:45:53 pm »

Uberti that is the factory could sent me a 44sp barrel to replace the poorly fitted 44WCF I bought last year. That wont happen so only buying second hand with proven work record now.
Had to many guns from the factory that need work. Your US distributors may be be doing a better job of sorting the crap guns before they leave to the customer. 
 
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« Reply #31 on: February 06, 2017, 07:50:24 pm »

Hi gents,

Did this ever get discussed at the shot show? I'm guess we will not be seeing any 44 special Henry's anytime soon.

DD

I did bring it up to Mike Harvey, but he still had no interest in ordering any.  Sorry!  But hey, keep calling and sending emails to Uberti.  Ya never know!
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« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2017, 07:53:02 pm »

Fingers, When Susan from Uberti (their translator) and one of the main guys (sorry, don't recall his name) were at the booth, I asked them about stainless percussion guns.  They said there was not enough demand.  She said that if someone were to order 100 pieces, then they could do it.
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« Reply #33 on: February 07, 2017, 01:26:48 am »

Fingers, When Susan from Uberti (their translator) and one of the main guys (sorry, don't recall his name) were at the booth, I asked them about stainless percussion guns.  They said there was not enough demand.  She said that if someone were to order 100 pieces, then they could do it.

Go for it Fingers!
You can order out one or two hundred and sell off the excess ...
you could start up a little store ...
you could use my barn...

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« Reply #34 on: February 07, 2017, 02:15:31 pm »

Absolutely Fingers!!

You could even gift me a pair and I would turn them into (gasp) Gorgeous Stainless Steel ....... SNUBBIES!!  How absolutely ..... KOOL!!

Just imagine the Style Points one would garner (Jennifer??) with a brace of STAINLESS SNUBBIES!!

I'm IN!!

Coffinmaker

PS:  Snake Oil be US Perfesser!!
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« Reply #35 on: February 10, 2017, 07:27:02 pm »

PS:  Snake Oil be US Perfesser!!

Ah Yes My Dear Coffin!

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« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2017, 02:46:57 pm »

In all actuality ....... were I to be completely Forthright and up front about the entire matter, were I to endeavor to preserve in my humble quest, I would that an Iron Frame Henry in .45 would come available at the same time as I had sufficient disposable folding green available to take said Iron Frame ..... Home.

Running in close second for my heart's desire, would be an additional Henry Transitional.  Also of .45 Colt persuasion.  Suitable for my ministrations as a ... donor ... as it twer.

Understand though.  Were a supply of Henry rifles in .44 Special to suddenly appear in the market place, I would be loath miss that most opportune occasion.

Thanks be ... however ... to B. Tyler, Oliver and Aldo for that which is in fact available for playground use.  Burma Shave!!

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« Reply #37 on: February 19, 2017, 12:44:58 am »

   Greetings!

   While you're at it, tell the Uberti Folks that they NEED to begin making copies of
the Webley No. 1 .577" Double Action Revolver in its Percussion Version. They'll sell
millions! Tell them that I'll buy at least two!

   P.S. ~ I'll take a Brass Framed Henry in .44spl, as well.

   P.P.S ~ Well put, Coffinmaker: "Thanks be...for playground use"!

                M.T.Marfield
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« Reply #38 on: October 12, 2017, 08:44:03 pm »

Im still looking for a Henry in 44 special.
Im still in for a new Henry in 44 special .

Im willing to put up my money for one .
Lets see how many we really can get to put up or shut up , And put the money up to get them made .
I will even say I will put up cash for two !

Come on lets get this done .
Just sayin
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« Reply #39 on: October 20, 2017, 09:40:50 pm »

Yes, so much so that I'd buy the parts to turn it into a military model and not complain.
Also would buy one in 38-40
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« Reply #40 on: October 21, 2017, 06:41:24 am »

Yes, if you could arrange delivery to the UK !
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« Reply #41 on: October 21, 2017, 10:34:44 am »

  Why couldn't a fella make a permanent chamber insert/adapter for a 44-40 Henry? In other words machine from a piece of steel a 44-40 cartridge that would match the chamber of said rifle, then "chamber" the insert to .44 Special. The bolt and or extractor might require a little modification.

  There are inserts such as this available that allow a .308 to be fired in a 30-06. Folks use them in their Garands.

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« Reply #42 on: October 21, 2017, 12:11:06 pm »

  Why couldn't a fella make a permanent chamber insert/adapter for a 44-40 Henry? In other words machine from a piece of steel a 44-40 cartridge that would match the chamber of said rifle, then "chamber" the insert to .44 Special. The bolt and or extractor might require a little modification.

  There are inserts such as this available that allow a .308 to be fired in a 30-06. Folks use them in their Garands.

 CHT

If you look at the outer dimensions of the two cartridges you will see that is not possible.
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