Good move on the BLR. Mine's in .308 as well, and a fantastic rifle. We're hoping to take out first elk this fall.
The Long Rangers look good to me, on the web, but I've never held one. I'm sure it's a fine rifle. The only Henry I own is a BBS .41 mag, and it's another fine rifle. Not really an "experienced" answer for you OB, but an honest opinion.
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I have one I like it , trigger is ok not as nice as the trigger on my Savage scout. Great wood, shoots good I think you will like it.
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I am waiting on one to be made in 7mm-08 that will tempt me...my boy is getting close to the age where he is going to be needing his own deer rifle 😀
I bought a Henry Long Ranger in 223/5.56MM a while back. I had it to the club once, shoots fine, the action is smooth. It has nice dark walnut furniture and is made in the USA. I find no fault in this rifle. It is on the heavy side, at least for me. The fact that it is made in the US was a big reason for buying it.
I'd also like to pick up a Long Ranger in 308. I've had my eye on them since the introduction. I've handled a couple of them. Yesterday I handled one in a 6.5 and it was the best one yet. Great fit and finish, nice trigger, and the action cycled so smooth!
My only hang up is that I want to handle a BLR before making my purchase, and I can't find one anywhere locally.
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