Henry Repeating Arms X Model H012MX .357 Mag / .38 SPL Lever Action Rifle

SOLD FOR: $950.00

WOA#: WY240402VB006

Make: Henry Repeating Arms

Model: H012MX, X Model

Serial Number: XBBS02333M

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .357 MAG / .38 SPL

Action Type: Tubular Magazine-Fed Lever Action Rifle, Side Loading Gate

Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “HENRY REPEATING ARMS-RICE LAKE, WI – MADE IN USA”. The right side of the barrel is marked “CAL .357 MAG/.38 SPL”. The upper tang is marked “MODEL H012MX / XBBS02333M”.  The buttpad is marked “HENRY”.

Barrel Length: 18.5” with muzzle

Sights/Optics:  The front sight is a green fiber optic bar screwed to the barrel.  The rear sight is an adjustable u notch sight with two red fiber optic lamps.  The top of the receiver is mounted with a picatinny rail for optic options.

Stock Configuration and Condition: The two piece stocks are polymer with semi-pistol grip, straight comb, rubber buttpad, 2 sling swivel, M LOK forend with bottom picatinny rail.  There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the stocks rate in Excellent condition. There are no signs of handling wear.

Type of Finish: Blued, Black Oxide

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are some faint scratches on the receiver and some brass marks on the loading plate. The screws are tool marked with strong slots, and all markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in Fine condition.

Mechanics:  The action functions correctly. There is a lever safety present. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork and Accessories: This rifle comes with its manual.

Our Assessment:  The Henry Model HO12MX, commonly referred to as the Henry Big Boy X Model, chambered in .357 Magnum/.38 Special, is a versatile and innovative lever-action rifle. This model blends Henry’s renowned craftsmanship with modern tactical features, appealing to both traditionalists and contemporary shooters. The rifle’s chambering allows for the use of both .357 Magnum and .38 Special cartridges, providing flexibility for various shooting applications, from target practice to hunting.

The Big Boy X Model boasts a black synthetic stock, which is durable and weather-resistant, complemented by a Picatinny rail and M-Lok accessory slots for customization with optics, lights, and other tactical accessories. The large loop lever ensures smooth operation, even with gloved hands, enhancing its practicality in different conditions. This combination of classic lever-action reliability with modern enhancements makes the Henry Model HO12MX in .357 Magnum/.38 Special a standout choice for those seeking a rifle that bridges the gap between tradition and innovation. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Henry Repeating Arms X Model H012MX .357 Mag / .38 SPL Lever Action Rifle
Henry Repeating Arms X Model H012MX .357 Mag / .38 SPL Lever Action Rifle