Henry Lever Action Octagon 22 S/L/LR - Free Shipping - No CC Fees
|• For Sale • Firearms • Rifles • Lake Villa • Illinois||Posted: 07/11/2018 7:22 pm|
|• Henry • Lever Action Octagon • $369.99||Red Dot Arms|
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Like stagecoaches, swinging saloon doors and Pony Express riders, there are many innovations of the Old West that have long faded from use and live on only in Western movies and history books.
But there are still a few frontier staples that were so effective and ahead of their time that they remain in use today. Take, for instance, the intimidating octagonal barrels commonly found on the repeating rifles of that period. These heavy-duty workhorses sported added mass and extra weight to aid in heat absorption, making them the forerunners to the bull barrels used on modern target and varmint rifles.
So as a tip of our Stetson in honor of this timeless barrel style, we replaced the standard round barrel normally used on our world-famous .22 LR and .22 Magnum rifles with a classic 20″ octagonal model, like those favored by the cowpunchers, lawmen, homesteaders and outlaws who blazed the trail westward across America. We rounded out this traditional look with an easy-to-adjust Marbles semi-buckhorn rear sight with a diamond insert and a highly visible brass beaded front sight seated in standard 3/8″ dovetail slots. A metal barrel band secures both the barrel and the high-capacity tubular magazine to the highgrade American walnut stock.
Caliber: 22 Short, 22 Long and Long Rifle
Capacity: 21 Rounds-Short, 16 Rounds Long and Long Rifle
Overall Length: 38.5"
Barrel Length: 20"
Action: Lever Action Repeater
Weight: 6.25 lbs.
Stock: American Walnut
Sights: Marbles fully adjustable Semi-Buckhorn rear, with reversible white diamond insert and brass beaded front sight
Finish: Blued barrel and lever