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  • Henry Big Boy Steel Carbine .45 Colt 16.5" Barrel Lever Action Rifle

Big Boy Steel Carbine...

While Henry is fond of the brass tradition begun by B.T. Henry’s 1860 rifle, they do understand that today’s hunter may prefer something a shade lighter on the mountain, and the Big Boy Steel Side Gate carries on the same brush gun appeal of the brass-framed Big Boys in its overall configuration, but with upgraded features for the modern hunter, while weighing in 1.68lbs. less than its cousin.

This Side Gate model comes in .45 Colt, with a compact 16.5” round barrel and a large-loop lever for gloved cold-weather use and extra style points. This model features fine checkering on the genuine American walnut fore-end and straight-wrist stock, range-adjustable semi-buckhorn rear and brass bead front sights, an automatic in-hammer transfer bar safety, and Henry's best-of-both-worlds side loading gate and removable tube magazine configuration. 

Together with a trusty revolver in the same caliber, these carbines make the most of Cowboy Logistics, reducing the weight of the ammunition required on the trail. They fit saddle scabbards snugly, with the milder report of pistol-caliber cartridges being easier on the horse ears. The carbine makes as handy a trail partner in dense woodland undergrowth as it does in off-road vehicles and trucks.

Traditional in appearance, pistol-calibre Big Boys are drilled and tapped for optic mounts for rapid target acquisition with red dots and longer reach with magnified scopes.


Barrel Length:  16.5"

Barrel Type:  Round Blued Steel

Rate of Twist:  1:16

Overall Length:  34.1"

Weight:  6.59 lbs.

Receiver Finish:  Blued Steel

Rear Sight:  Fully Adj. Semi-Buckhorn w/ Diamond Insert

Front Sight:  Brass Bead

Scopeability:  Drilled and Tapped

Scope Mount Type:  BB-RSM

Stock Material:  American Walnut

Buttplate/PadBlack Solid Rubber Recoil Pad

Length of Pull:  14"

Safety:  Transfer Bar

Best Uses:  Target/Hunting/Large Game

Embellishments/Extras:  Swivel Studs, Side Gate

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Henry Big Boy Steel Carbine .45 Colt 16.5" Barrel Lever Action Rifle

  • Brand: Henry
  • Product Code: H012GCR
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1,389.95

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