The Henry Repeater
The Henry Repeater

The Classic Lever Action .22 S/L/LR

February 18, 2020

Henry Rifles- H001 Lever Action Review

“This is the rifle that put Henry Repeating Arms on the map, energized the lever action market and resurrected the Henry name,” says Anthony Imperato, President and owner of Henry Repeating Arms. He continues, “Hitting the one-million-sold milestone validates that we have done something right.”

The H001 Classic Lever Action .22 is just that. A classic. It also happens to be one of the most popular .22’s on the market today. It shoots well, it looks great, and it’s remarkably affordable.

.22 Makes a Comeback

Henry Rifles- H001 Lever Action Review

Several years ago .22 ammunition went missing. It was hard to find, and when you did, it was way too expensive. Theories swirled, fingers were pointed, and .22 rifles across the country lay dormant. A sad time indeed. Was it the work of a handful of “ammo hoarders” who were buying it up by the pallet before it could even make it to the store shelf? Was the shortage controlled by the government? The stories grew wilder and wilder as the drought continued.

For one reason or another, the great .22 shortage of the 2010’s is behind us now and there’s never been a better time to own at least one lever action .22.

Why the H001?

The H001 is our base model lever action, but you still get real American Walnut stocks on the front and rear, a blued steel barrel, and an action smoother than rifles that cost three times as much money. It can hold 15 .22 LR’s or up to 21 .22 Shorts in the tube magazine, so it’s not exactly a slouch in the capacity department either.

It’s the perfect platform for backyard summertime plinking that the whole family can enjoy, and it weighs less than 6-pounds so even the youngsters won’t have that much trouble shouldering it. At the next family reunion or barbecue break out some aluminum cans, the H001, and a bunch of ammo. We can guarantee that you’ll run out of sunlight before the fun ends.

This rifle is all about value and proving that even the most basic lever action beats the rather monotonous semi-auto any day of the week when it comes to the “fun factor.”


Model Number
Action Type
Lever Action
.22 S/L/LR
15 LR/17 L/21 S
M.S.R. Price
Additional Specifications
Barrel Length
Barrel Type
Round Blued Steel
Rate of Twist
Overall Length
5.25 lbs.
Receiver Finish
Rear Sight
Fully Adjustable
Front Sight
Hooded Blade
3/8″ Grooved Receiver
Stock Material
American Walnut
Length of Pull
1/4 Cock
Best Uses
Target/Hunting/Small Game



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