I took a while to test the balance of the gun and practice snapping it up to my cheek.
True to Henry form, the Side Gate Lever Action features exquisite attention to detail and a level of craftsmanship rarely seen in other modern firearms. Cosmetically and functionally, the new Side Gate Lever Actions share much with the earlier models. Henry Side Gate Additions. Henry Repeating Arms unveiled the latest addition to its lineup of American made firearms to the public today during the opening day of the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Indianapolis, IN. The introduction of the Henry Side Gate Lever Action Rife earlier this year laid the groundwork for an entirely new category for Henry.
New for 2019 is the Henry side gate lever action rifle. When the first side loading gate models came out a few months ago, I was eager to try one. Earlier this year, Henry Repeating Arms announced their first side gate lever actions, available in classic chamberings of .30-30, .38-55 and .35 Remington.Since then, the leading levergun manufacturer has produced two additional models in .45-70 and .410 bore — the latter of which caught my attention. Henry makes a 45-70 case hardened model that does not have the side loading gate. I liken them to the hammer of Thor. Henry Side Loading Rifle H024 New for 2019. Clearly 45-70 is excellent in a lever gun. Henry is releasing their competition to the Marlin Dark series it seems. The 35 Remington had me intrigued, though. Henry .38-55 Side Gate Rifle. Since then, the leading levergun manufacturer has produced two additional models in .45-70 and .410 bore — the latter of which caught my attention. Be the first to review “Henry H024 Side Gate Lever-Action 38-55 Rifle, 20″ Barrel, Brass Receiver, Walnut Stock – Henry H024-3855” Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a review. Side Gate Lever Action. I own a few Winchesters in the first two calibers.
Just being introduced at the 2019 NRA annual meetings from Henry is their new line of lever actions with loading gates. The Henry Side Gate takes advantage of these benefits with a reliable action, great trigger, and compact size. Henry offers rimfire rifles in 17, 22 and 22 Magnum caliber as well as centerfire rifles in 357, 44, 45, 30-30 and 45-70 caliber. This shotgun is so much like a rifle that one has to remember to bring it on target like a shotgun. The swing and balance of the Henry were also easy enough to get a firm grasp of quickly. Taking the Henry Side Gate Lever Action .410 to the range was a blast and a half. Side Gate Lever Action. Offered in 357/38, 44 mag/spl, 45 Colt, 45-70, and .410. Mechanically, the Henry Side-Gate is perfect. Cart