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LGS sales guy is showing me a S&W 686 with 7.5" barrel & Non Fluted cylinder. I show him a picture on my phone of 2, 657's with 7.5 barrel & non fluted cylinder. He then says, "we got a Dan Wesson 41 mag last week & it didn't last long and we are expecting a Marlin in .41 mag coming in soon". Really, is it spoke for? Let me check & he goes in the back. Well, it is already here up front in an over flow room. Needless to say, its mine now.



Its not a safe queen. A couple small stock dings & one very light scratch on the receiver. I will shoot it soon.


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drool

On the top of my list but the last 2 I've found were $1400 cry

Congrats on a great find.

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Awesome snag! I soooo understand the "need" for 41mag lever guns, I kind of got that bug too!



I had opportunities to get the 1894FG but I just couldn't warm up to the pistol grip that so many wanted. To me, pistol caliber lever guns needs straight stocks and levers, just never liked the curved lever/pistol grip nearly as much.


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Mike...we must have been twin brothers in a previous life....




...and I had a FG and just don't like pistol grips on leverguns....so it is gone...

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laugh Funny that we set up our SS41s the same way, almost exactly. I've not done anything with my S. Thought about scoping it but have yet to do it. I am seriously thinking about threading my SS41. Smile


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...don't do that!!!! A friend saw my stainless .41 and when they came out in .357 he bought one and I set it up with a LeverScout mount and M8-2X just like mine. He died last March and the rifle was put on GunBroker...$3075.00...

They made 251 of the .357s...151 of the .41s....I've seen two .41s go for over $3K...

Thread a Henry.... I wrote them today asking if the 16.5" was going to come in .41 Magnum...only the 20" is listed.

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I know this is an old post,but it still is pertinent to me,I saw a Henry carbine in 41 magnum and the little wheels started rolling in my head(slow)I feel I need a carbine to go with my revolvers.My first choice would be a Marlin,but I think the Henry might make a affordable good shooter.I also like the support I’ve heard of through Henry.Anybody shoot a Henry in 41,good...bad?
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Although I've resisted the temptation to buy a Henry in 41, I've read a lot about them. So far, nothing negative, all positive. Decently accurate, functions reliably, etc... If i were in the market for a 41 mag lever, I wouldn't hesitate. Wink


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Have a Henry in 41 mag. Have shot it a little, have it zeroed at 75 yards.
It doesnt like my cast load but does like the jacketed load. I focus more on handguns so it hasn't been to the range a bunch or out for some time in the woods but might get a workout this season. Has functioned fine, no problems.
 
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I searched for years for a decent shooter grade Marlin in 41 at a non-collector price, and was not successful. I ended up with a couple carbine length barrels for the TC to hold me over, and then came the Henry announcement.

I got the first 20" and 16.5" Henry I saw. I am still looking for Marlins, but my Henry's have been awesome. First time out, with my TC load, I was able to get touching shots with a 215 cast in the 20" Henry. So far, if I do my part in loading, the Henry has exceeded my expectation. Both cycled fine, and the tube load is nice for the field. I like the balance and as a result I have hunted more with my 41 than my other levers. Henry was a big help when I wanted to switch out the lever on the 16.5" model to the other lever from the 20".

That one Henry announcement has led to a few more revolver caliber Henry's following me home, and all have been great.
 
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Like most of you,I for some reason have resisted the Henry and wanted a Marlin.
But I think since I am off work this Saturday the temptation will be too great and I will probably go get the Henry.I think as a shooter it will serve me fine.I am very glad Henry has chosen to help keep the .41 alive. Smile
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