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I was in gun store in Johnstown yesterday and the owner told me that HENRY rifle co. has moved their factory to NEW JERSEY and that the ones out now in the stores would be the last ones made in NEW YORK . Anyone heard anything about this ? just wondering
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Henry DIDN'T move to NJ (unless they did it in the last month). They outgrew the place in Brooklyn and moved their facilities to a larger factory, still in NY, the beginning of October 2008.
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thanks , I got the feeling he wasn,t as sure as he acted.
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well , he was right , my wife picked me up one for Christmas this morning and it is stamped on barrel ( made in BAYONNE , NEW JERSEY )
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well , he was right , my wife picked me up one for Christmas this morning and it is stamped on barrel ( made in BAYONNE , NEW JERSEY )
http://www.henryrepeating.com/contact.cfm


Henry Repeating Arms Company

59 East 1st Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002

Telephone: 201-858-4400
Facsimile: 201-858-4435

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hard to argue with that
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Well, I've been known to be wrong before. When I called to talk to them in Oct they said they were moving their facilities to a larger location in Brooklyn. Apparently they found a cheaper place in Bayonne. Oh, well, at least they are still made in the USA.
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true , NEW YORK or NEW JERSEY . Still one fine lil rifle .
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The move to NJ from Brooklyn was known for a long time "in Henry circles". More space. less onerous taxes. Maybe - Bloomie was also a factor in the decision to move.

Course it is sad that we lost a gun that was made in Brooklyn of all places. Who'd a thunk that would have been true given NY stance against the 2A.

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should have moved their operation to the (T) of PA.
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