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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2019, 01:35:01 pm »
Hmmmm?..Expecting a gun to be sighted in out of the box is like expecting my new shoes to have the laces tied out of the box.

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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2019, 02:17:54 pm »
His video is well executed as was the one done by OD3.... together is some good air time.

I don't totally agree with his effort to sight in the Uberti or the HRA ....  was not at all that much  ....

I did a written review in 2013 ...comparing 3 Ubertis ( 2 in 45 and 1 in 44/40)  and one  HRA in  44/40...
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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2019, 09:10:42 am »

I have to admit to being "Under-Whelmed."  Unimpressed enough I failed to watch the entire presentation.  Oh Well.

I did like the vid done by OD#3 which concerned itself more with the innards, fit and finish.  Lets face it folks.  The Henry was never intended to be a target rifle, shot from a bench on a bag of lead.  The sights are crude and the rifle was intended to shoot minute of human chest out to about 150 paces.

Of course, the guns will shoot much better than that.  With the OEM sights however, best accuracy will not be found until one takes enough time to tailor a load to the individual rifle.

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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2019, 06:19:27 am »
Can we say a snot with experience?

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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2019, 07:58:34 pm »

 ;D  Oh ... ABSOLUTELY   8)

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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2019, 09:52:27 am »
Well, I just have to say....

My HRA 011 .44-40 Henry shoots clay pigeons on the berm from 50 yards from a rest and at 25 yards free standing all day long.  I think the .44-40s are more accurate than .45s, though.
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Re: Comparing Henrys
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2019, 10:38:38 am »

Nah.  Well.  Maybe.  Butt.  My .45 Henrys will do the same thing.  No problem0.  Ah, so long as I load with 200 - 225Gr bullets.  The 160Gr bullet I use for CAS is sorta like a flying ashtray.  Not enough bullet to stabilize well to "reach out."  Deadly at 25 yards though.