Two years ago at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, Henry Repeating Arms debuted a new concept in lever-action rifles: the tactical lever gun. Due to tremendous consumer response, Henry went to work bringing the concept to market…and now it’s here, the Henry X Model series. Totaling five in all, the X Model Series isn’t your grandpappy’s Henry…well, not exactly. You’ll notice the complete absence of the shiny brass cladding of the Big Boy, but don’t that cosmetic difference put you off…this series is built on the tried-and-true Big Boy platform.
The X Model series consists of the Big Boy platform, chambered in .44 Mag/.44 Spl, .357 Mag./.38 Spl, and .45 Colt, a lever action .410 shotgun, and another rifle chambered in .45-70 Government. All five models sport durable and lightweight synthetic furniture with a solid rubber recoil pad on the pistol-gripped buttstock, Picatinny and M-Lok accessory slots on the forestock, and integrated sling swivel studs. The matte blued steel receivers utilize a side loading gate to keep the removable tube magazine loaded and they are all drilled and tapped to accept an optics mount.
The Henry X series’ tactical advantages don’t end there. The rifles are all threaded at the muzzle end with a 5/8×24 thread pitch to accommodate a suppressor or other muzzle device. The shotgun’s smoothbore barrel is threaded internally for a removable invector-style choke, and contrasting fiber optic sights adorn all of the X Models (with the .410 shotgun variation using only a front sight).
Anthony Imperato, President and owner of Henry Repeating Arms says, “The sheer volume of positive feedback we received about the concept guns we brought to Dallas was incredible, and this type of strong feedback is what tends to drive our product development plans.” Imperato continues, “It’s exciting to kick off the year with such a highly requested line of firearms and finally make these guns a reality.”
The Henry X models are now available nationwide from licensed firearms dealers, with an MSRP across the board of $970. Visit Henry Repeating Arms’ website for more information and full specifications on the Big Boy X Model (https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/big-boy-x-model/), the Lever Action Shotgun X Model .410 (https://www.henryusa.com/shotgun/lever-action-x-model-410-shotgun/), and the Lever Action X Model .45-70 (https://www.henryusa.com/rifles/lever-action-x-model-45-70/). Henry guns can only be purchased through a licensed firearms dealer. For more information about Henry Repeating Arms and its products visit henryusa.com.
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