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Old June 24, 2019, 08:42 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Pathfinder45 View Post
I like lever-guns, but the Henry always seemed to me like an incomplete prototype that should never have been produced for the market. As a historical piece, it has its place..... They got it right when they added a forearm and loading gate, calling it the 1866 Winchester. I could see having one of those.
I've got an Uberti copy of the '66 Winchester as a 19" Yellowboy carbine and you are right, the addition of the side loading gate and forearm from the Model '60 Henry is a big improvement and makes shooting it a joy.

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