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Forum for discussions about all other U.S. military service rifles. ie: Trapdoor, Johnson etc .....

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  1. Post Sticky Thread U.S. Metallic Cartridges Testing (Regulation and Experimental) (1873)

    U.S. Metallic Cartridges Testing (Regulation and Experimental) (1873) Author: Major T.J. Treadwell (Commanding Frankford Aresenal) Government...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-13-2010 12:54 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  2. Post Sticky Thread Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films)

    Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films) "Infantry Weapons and Their Effects" is an official WWII era...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-26-2010 05:08 PM
    effects, era, films, infantry, korean, training, weapons, wwii
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  3. Post Sticky Thread U.S. Military Dates of Manufacture (OldGuns.Net)

    http://oldguns.net/sn_php/milmods.htm

    Started by Badger‎, 01-01-2010 08:54 AM
    dates, manufacture, military, oldgunsnet
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  4. Post Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films)

    Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films) These combined videos demonstrate the mechanics of pistols, rifles and machine guns....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 03:00 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  5. Post Sticky Thread TM-43-0001-27 - Army Ammunition Data Sheets (1994)

    TM-43-0001-27 - Army Ammunition Data Sheets (1994) DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT: Approved for public release: distribution is unlimited....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 10:40 AM
    1994, ammunition, army, data, sheets, tm27
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  6. Post Sticky Thread Basic Manual of Military Small Arms by W.H.B. Smith

    Basic Manual of Military Small Arms by W.H.B. Smith (Expired Copyright 1943) Observations: by Badger How to load, operate, disassemble,...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-06-2009 02:54 PM
    arms, basic, manual, military, small, smith, whb
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    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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  1. 1860 Spencer carbine question

    I have a Civil War 1860 Spencer carbine in my collection and have a question regarding the lever. My example has the tail of the lever about 3/8"...

    Started by Woodsy‎, 07-03-2022 09:44 PM
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  2. 1888 Trapdoor

    Found this at the Virginia Gun Collector's Association show in Prince William county. ...the rifle, not the pup, although she had a great time there...

    Started by ssgross‎, 03-27-2022 03:17 PM
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  3. SRS check on 1853 Sharps carbine

    Gentlemen I have just obtained an 1853 slant breech Sharps carbine and would appreciate any help. It is serial number 17861 and is apparently...

    Started by Woodsy‎, 05-29-2022 04:42 AM
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  4. SRS Check On Possible Trapdoor Purchase Please

    I'm looking at this rifle for possible purchase this Saturday. Model 1884 S/N 558648 Seller claims made in 1892 and all original. These are...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 04-28-2022 07:57 PM
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  5. 2 More SRS Checks Please...

    Jim I have 2 more trapdoors I would like you to check please. These are my daughters boyfriend Paul and his fathers. They were a huge help to me...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 04-30-2022 09:31 PM
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    05-01-2022, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  6. 1873 springfield

    I recently picked up another trapdoor springfield. This one is an 1873 model made in 1884. It was in very nice untouched condition but must have come...

    Started by Cetme24‎, 04-13-2022 07:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-13-2022, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  7. Moved: 1896 Krag SRC almost.

    Started by baltimoreed‎, 03-25-2022 05:53 PM
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    03-25-2022, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  8. 1898 Springfield Krag Rear Sight

    I have a decent 98 Krag that has been stripped of its rear sight including the base. Will the hole centers of other Krags rear sights mate up with...

    Started by mike webb‎, 03-03-2022 11:26 PM
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    03-05-2022, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  9. Trapdoor Carbine

    New here and just received a new to me Carbine. Was hoping to get and SRS check? SN240855. Thanks!

    Started by 504PIR‎, 01-21-2022 12:01 PM
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    • Replies: 17
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    02-03-2022, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  10. need help from trapdoor collectors, about fencing model

    So I am new to trapdoors and was at a military show and saw what I thought was a neat project for really cheap ($150) but missing a lot of parts. ...

    Started by akolleth‎, 10-23-2021 08:50 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-29-2022, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  11. First Post and Trapdoor, so SRS time!

    Morning all! Finally purchased my first Trapdoor Springfield (ser 471526), and time for the obligatory SRS request. And photos! Very happy with...

    Started by newcastleadam‎, 01-12-2022 10:27 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-18-2022, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  12. December Rock Island delights.

    I put this here because of the mix of weapons displayed. I always love to wander through and look at things I can't afford. I do look at some of...

    Started by browningautorifle‎, 01-05-2022 01:38 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-05-2022, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  13. 1941 Front Sight pins

    Does anyone know where to fin 1941 Front Sight pins? Are they also Unobtainium? What size are they? I thought they might be taper pins, but...

    Started by 1903Collector‎, 12-10-2021 10:37 PM
    1941, front, pins, sight
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    12-28-2021, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  14. Yet Another Is it a real Trapdoor Carbine or Cut Down Rifle?

    I am looking at a Springfield model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine made in 1886. There are many things that make it look correct. The trigger guard is...

    Started by Banjo1928‎, 12-14-2021 10:51 AM
    carbine, cut, real, rifle, trapdoor
    • Replies: 2
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    12-14-2021, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  15. Redfield 7/8" horizontal split scope ring, rear

    Where can I find a few rear Redfield 7/8" horizontal split scope rings? Ive got the pivot rings.

    Started by 1903Collector‎, 11-11-2021 07:40 PM
    horizontal, rear, redfield 7 or 8, ring, scope, split
    • Replies: 2
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    12-07-2021, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  16. 1873 Springfeild Trapdoor help

    Does someone here own a trapdoor and a calipers? I need to make a base for the front sight but I need the dimensions of the base itself..Excluding...

    Started by carbineone1964‎, 11-18-2021 08:26 PM
    1873, springfeild, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
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    11-19-2021, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  17. 1868 trapdoor sporter

    hello all. first time posting. love all the good info on this site. anyways. just picked up a sporterized 1868 trapdoor Springfield a few weeks ago....

    Started by rpchachee‎, 11-08-2020 06:51 AM
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    11-17-2021, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  18. Dutch Johnson 1941 for auction

    An auction website has one closing out in two days. That has to be a unicorn fir someone here.

    Started by mnmkeller‎, 11-14-2021 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,651
    11-15-2021, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  19. M1918A2 BAR poser...

    Hi All, Have a chance to buy a non-shooter BAR for $2100 here locally. It's a Philadelphia Ordnance 80% rec'r with all other parts being Royal...

    Started by RASelkirk‎, 09-11-2016 10:23 PM
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    • Replies: 11
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    11-01-2021, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  20. Firing pin?

    My first times to the range with my trapdoor showed a mix of primers that split open. Took the pin out, and looks like there is some deformation...

    Started by ssgross‎, 10-30-2021 08:34 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,790
    10-31-2021, 02:10 PM Go to last post

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