I normally would use a round of ammo to push ammo past the gate to save my fingers. Explore Cabela's entire line of competitively priced lever-action rifles and pump-action rifles. .357 Magnum Lever Gun (Henry vs Marlin) Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Mr. Mosin, Nov 28, 2019. I'd still lean to the Marlin for the side loading and its lack of potential issue with the sliding mag-tube and the mag-tube pin and notch. I don't know why Henry chose to use the loading tube but I have owned both the Rossi 92 in .357 mag and have the Henry Big Boy Steel in .357 mag. 1. The loading gate on the Rossi was a finger pincher. The Big Boy X Model does just that and marks an evolutionary step in a product line with quite the pedigree. Henry H006MSD Big Boy Silver Deluxe Engraved Lever 357 Magnum/38 Special 20" 10+1 American Walnut Stock Blued Barrel/Silver Receiver MSRP: $1,884.95 | Your Price: $1,636.61 One notable improvement in the receiver of the production Henry X Rifles is they all have a King’s gate. I'm looking on Gunbroker to see if I can get one for less than Bud's or one of the other online vendors. Find .357 Magnum lever-action rifles from a variety of manufacturers. ... 850 yards 357 lever action wow I have a Henry .22 Big Loop and like it but I'd prefer a side loading gate which the Henry does not offer in 357. Leverguns: side gate vs. tube loader. It’s interesting that the question lists those three lever gun manufacturers in their relative evolutionary order. 2. It’s how we progress and continue pushing the boundaries of what lever actions are capable of. By Chuck Hawks. Chambered in .357/38, 44mag/spl, ..45 Colt, 45-70 and .410, these are the first rifles from Henry to be chambered in pistol calibers with a side loading gate.
Using full power .357 Magnum loads they are useful hunting rifles for game up to the smaller CXP2 species at close range and can serve admirably as home defense rifles (just as they did on the western frontier), but mostly they are just plain fun to shoot. It might not make much sense but pistol caliber lever action rifles command a significantly higher price than traditional calibers like .30-30 or even .45-70 A Winchester would be nice but a bit out of my budget. While .357 ammo is cheaper than .30-30 ammo, you can buy quite a bit of ammo for the price difference between a .30-30 lever action and the significantly more expensive .357 lever action. Choose the lowest price from multiple warehouses. Lever action rifles chambered for .38 Special/.357 Magnum are among the real fun guns of the modern age. Here we put the 357 to the test.
I want a lever 357, but I can't justify cost for a Golden Boy, refuse to buy a Rossi, and have never seen a Marlin available.