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Forum: Other U.S. Service Rifles

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 01:54 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 06:08 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 09:54 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 04:00 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 11:40 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 03:54 PM
    arms, basic, manual, military, small, smith, whb
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» Normal Threads
  1. Swap between Buffington and ramp backsights?

    OK Trapdoor fans, don't scream! This is a serious question: I would like to buy a Trapdoor, with the Buffington sight, as they quite simply outshoot...

    Started by Patrick Chadwick‎, 01-11-2018 05:31 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-12-2018, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  2. Trapdoor barrel thread?

    Can someone please give me the dimensions of the barrel shank on a Trapdoor? I know it's supposed to be in the book "Single shot rifles and...

    Started by Patrick Chadwick‎, 01-04-2018 05:30 PM
    barrel, thread, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
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    01-10-2018, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  3. Dating a Springfield 1873 TD ...

    Hey All, I recently picked up an 1873 TD, and am having trouble making out the S/N. I have not seen enough of them to make out all of it, and...

    Started by M100C‎, 12-25-2017 09:42 PM
    1873, dating, springfield
    • Replies: 5
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    12-29-2017, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  4. Yet another 1873 Trapdoor Carbine (maybe)

    I have recently acquired and Trapdoor Springfield. It appears to be a carbine with a 22" barrel, side ring bar, and rear sight marked with a "C". ...

    Started by Former 173rd Abn‎, 12-06-2017 07:41 PM
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    • Views: 441
    12-24-2017, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  5. I could use a bit of Trapdoor advice...

    My main collecting interest is British weaponry, but recently I've been branching out a bit closer to home. I recently got ahold of a very nice...

    Started by jrhead75‎, 11-27-2017 06:56 PM
    advice, bit, trapdoor
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 279
    12-04-2017, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Cool Snoring, I hear snoring

    This forum is certainly not what would be described as a hotbed of activity! Guess we've all been too efficient in answering questions - nothing...

    Started by Dick Hosmer‎, 11-13-2017 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-14-2017, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  7. SRS Lookup Request

    I have a high condition M1877 Springfield .45/55 cavalry carbine with an original 1880 cartouche. The serial number is 139170. Any information would...

    Started by oldcorps‎, 07-21-2017 08:06 PM
    lookup, request, srs
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 334
    10-23-2017, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  8. Trapdoor Carbine

    Ok, been trying to teach myself something about these, with the hopes of acquiring one. I am having second thoughts, as I see a lot of guns that are...

    Started by mar53‎, 10-23-2017 12:29 AM
    carbine, trapdoor
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 140
    10-23-2017, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  9. You heard that right..a .22 '1918 BAR'.

    Ok, not strictly a milsurp, but every so often a firearm comes your way that has absolutely no practical application other than it looks neat and is...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 08-26-2017 08:54 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,057
    10-08-2017, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  10. New to me Trapdoor

    Hello everyone. I've perused the info and impressive rifles here for a while, and I recently purchased this Model 1884 Springfield. It has an...

    Started by MTwoodsman‎, 04-18-2017 07:57 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    trapdoor
    • Replies: 13
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    09-08-2017, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  11. 1898 Krag

    I have had this 1898 Krag for awhile, the stock has 1903 cartouche and the serial number i believe to be near the end of production.

    Started by 1911Ron‎, 08-28-2017 04:04 PM
    1898, krag
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 362
    09-03-2017, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  12. trapdoors galore

    Gentlemen, does anyone know what happened to Keith Rush. His website just states " closed".

    Started by kablair‎, 04-20-2016 10:58 AM
    galore, trapdoors
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,139
    09-01-2017, 12:41 AM Go to last post
  13. Trapdoor Ramrod Removal

    Sorry for the 2nd post in a row, I have a model 1884 Infantry trapdoor and I can't dislodge the ramrod. I can spin it in place, but I cannot actually...

    Started by Snowman1510‎, 06-20-2017 11:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 802
    08-30-2017, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  14. 1873 trapdoor carbine what are these numbers on the side of the lock plate

    i have a 1873 springfield trapdoor carbine. have been trying to find some info on this old girl and it has a circle of 5s around the lock plate. what...

    Started by s7sams‎, 04-12-2017 04:41 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 740
    08-30-2017, 05:38 AM Go to last post
  15. newly acquired 1884 trapdoor, serial number does not match data I've seen

    Ok, so I'm looking for some expert opinions on this one. I recently acquired a 1884 trapdoor. The serial number is way off for that model. In some...

    Started by BoltGunNut‎, 08-21-2017 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 253
    08-26-2017, 02:08 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 11:23 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,216
    08-25-2017, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  17. Refurbished Krag 1898

    After making an action wrench I got the old barrel off my 1898 Krag today and replaced it with a barrel that was much better. I'm anxious to shoot...

    Started by skeet1‎, 07-20-2017 04:18 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 676
    08-21-2017, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  18. U.S. Marines circa 1898.

    I ran across this picture last night while 'google searching' a topic on Krags. The photo was captioned, "United States Marines with Krag-Jorgensen...

    Started by butlersrangers‎, 07-24-2017 03:58 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 970
    07-27-2017, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  19. Trapdoor sling?

    I initially thought this sling was Civil War era but I now think at 69 inches it is too long. Would it be for a Trapdoor - one piece of leatheer,...

    Started by Nigel‎, 09-25-2016 03:51 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,113
    07-21-2017, 08:03 PM Go to last post
  20. SRS lookup

    SRS for Springfield Trapdoor Model 1884 S/N: 400232 Thanks guys

    Started by Snowman1510‎, 06-10-2017 09:46 PM
    lookup, springfield, springfield trapdoor, srs, srs springfield research
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 622
    07-11-2017, 01:07 PM Go to last post

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