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Henry Big Boy Classic Lever Action - .357 / 38 Spl - H006M
Henry Big Boy Classic Lever Action - .357 / 38 Spl - H006M
 
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Tech Specs at a Glance:

Caliber: 357 Magnum
Trigger: Set
Stock: American Walnut
Barrel Length: 20 in
Twist Rate: 1:16 RH
Total Length: 38.5 in
Weight: 8.68 lbs


Refer to the "Technical Info" tab below for additional specifications.

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Henry Big Boy Classic Lever Action - .357 / 38 Spl - H006M:
Back when the West was still wild and the rifle was the tool of choice for survival and frontier justice, the venerable .357 Magnum caliber put more meat on the table and outlaws in the ground than any other bullet.The West may have been tamed and fenced long ago, but its unbridled spirit lives on in this line of traditional big-bore Henry rifles. All are SASS approved so Cowboy Action shooters who enjoy stepping back to that bygone era can use them in competition.Dont let the retro look fool you, these rifles are much more than shootin irons for todays new breed of cowboy.They are also the unbeatable choice of big-game hunters who prefer the traditional look, feel, reliability and accuracy that comes from an authentic Henry rifle.The traditional 20 inch octagonal barrel is outfitted with a classic fully adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight with a reversible white diamond insert and a brass beaded front sight. The tubular magazine tops off at 10 rounds.Both the straight-grip stock and forearm are crafted of select American walnut accented with a brass barrel band and Henrys recognizable brass receiver. All have that crisp, smooth action that sets an authentic American-made Henry apart from other lever action rifles on the range and in the woods today. The .357 Magnum rifle can also shoot .38 special rounds..

Features & Design

  • Ammunition tube holds 10 rounds.
  • Octagon blued steel barrel
  • Polished Hardened Brass finish
  • Drilled and tapped for scope mounting
  • American Walnut hardwood stock
  • Transfer Bar safety
  • 14 inch length of pull
Bullet Caliber Descriptions

.357 Magnum

Based upon Smith & Wessons earlier .38 Special cartridge. The .357 Magnum cartridge was introduced in 1934, and its use has since become widespread. The .357 Magnum cartridge is notable for its highly effective terminal ballistics when used for hunting or defense. In terms of accuracy, the .357 Magnum has at least the same potential for precision shooting as the benchmark .38 Special wadcutter round. A good .357 Magnum firearm will shoot .38 Special ammunition with good results. It is this accuracy and power, and the versatility of also being capable of using less-expensive, milder .38 Special ammunition, that makes a .357 Magnum an excellent gun for many different disciplines, from 20 yard precision shooting to long-range falling-plate events. It is an excellent round for those considering handloading ammunition, as it is economical and consistently performs well.


Suggested Use

  • Deer
  • Bear
  • Sheep / Goat
  • Target


Performance

This cartridge is regarded by many as an excellent hunting, metallic silhouette and self-defense round. With proper loadings it can also be effective against large or dangerous game, such as bear and ungulates. The .357 Magnum has less energy than the larger magnum loadings but is smaller in diameter with high velocity allowing for excellent penetration properties. It is a fine small- and medium-game round and is sufficient to hunt deer at reasonable ranges if suitable loadings are used by a competent marksman. The 357 Magnum's effectiveness on game is similar to that of the .45 Colt, but with a much flatter trajectory due to its higher velocity. It is a very versatile cartridge, and can be used with success for self-defence, plinking, hunting, or target shooting.


It has also become popular as a dual-use cartridge in short, light rifles like the American Old West lever-actions. In a rifle, the bullet will exit the barrel at about 1,800 feet per second, making it far more versatile than the .30 Carbine or the .32-20 Winchester. In the 1930s, it was found to be very effective against steel car doors and ballistic vests, and metal-penetrating rounds were once popular in the United States among highway patrol and other police organizations.