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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 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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  1. 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 06:57 PM
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    trapdoor
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    04-28-2017, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  2. 1841 mississippi rifle

    This is probably the wrong place to ask but maybe someone can point me to another forum where I may be able to get help. Anyway I have an 1841...

    Started by rice 123‎, 04-19-2017 11:59 PM
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    04-20-2017, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  3. Question Sincerely Would Like SRS lookup on my 1888 Trapdoor

    . Rifle is an 1888 SA Trapdoor serial #: 127519 SWB 1891 cartouche, Top of Comb on stock: A 16 Right side of stock: “71” "16" Little...

    Started by GySgt USMC‎, 01-17-2017 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    04-15-2017, 12:28 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 03:41 PM
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    • Replies: 10
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    04-14-2017, 01:57 AM Go to last post
  5. SRS lookup please.

    Hello all, I just obtained a trapdoor springfield rifle model 1884. It has a SWP cartouche with a 1886 date, 1884 breachblock, buffingtin rear...

    Started by kwc271‎, 02-13-2017 04:02 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-11-2017, 03:42 PM Go to last post
  6. stevens 77E value

    I have a Stevens 77E shotgun US stamped and also police marked SCHP. it has m1 sling on it. I have had it for a long time and now I have to put it...

    Started by rice 123‎, 02-27-2017 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 638
    03-14-2017, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  7. U. S PROPERTY marked M60 H and R Reising

    Hello, I have a nice litely used M60 Reising. It has two oddities I believe. 1) Just after the "U.S. PROPERTY" is "XM60SF". It is in the same...

    Started by P246‎, 09-20-2016 10:00 PM
    m60, marked, property, reising
    • Replies: 5
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    01-16-2017, 04:58 PM Go to last post
  8. SRS Lookup

    Any details on the following? Springfield 50/70 Trapdoor S/N 24778. Lock plate dated 1863 and trapdoor dated 1869. It's an Allen conversion. ...

    Started by remannino‎, 12-28-2016 10:54 PM
    lookup, srs
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 578
    01-07-2017, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  9. Building an 1895 Lee Navy display rifle

    I just finished with the 1903 Warner Swasey sniper project (real gun) and want to build a dummy 1895 Lee Navy to display with a full scale metal...

    Started by oldhoodoo1‎, 12-03-2016 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,812
    12-04-2016, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  10. Would Appreciate an SRS lookup for my 1888 Trapdoor

    Thanks in advance. Rifle is an 1888 SA Trapdoor serial #: 525855, with: 1892 cartouche, “7” and “7” / “488” Looking at numerous auction...

    Started by Plysskin‎, 11-23-2016 10:10 AM
    1888, lookup, srs, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
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    11-24-2016, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  11. American Mosin

    1917 U.S. manufactured Mosin manufactured by Remington This floored me and I thought it was really cool and thought I would share. I haven't...

    Started by chaosrob‎, 10-20-2016 07:01 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 10
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    11-12-2016, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 02:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-26-2016, 02:16 PM Go to last post
  13. trapdoors galore

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

    Started by kablair‎, 04-20-2016 09:58 AM
    galore, trapdoors
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,290
    09-26-2016, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  14. Browning M3 manufactured by Colt

    Hello everyone. My local gunsmith just offered me a Browning M3 .50BMG, manufactrued by Colt in very good condition. Is it possible to find out, when...

    Started by Karel‎, 09-20-2016 03:46 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 979
    09-24-2016, 06:47 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    bar, poser
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 646
    09-12-2016, 05:58 PM Go to last post
  16. What to look for when buying a Springfield Trapdoor

    Hello everyone. I am in the market for a Springfield Trapdoor for my next milsurp. The oldest rifle I have is a Krag, and decided to begin collecting...

    Started by shooter88‎, 07-06-2016 06:56 PM
    buying, springfield, trapdoor
    • Replies: 7
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    08-19-2016, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  17. Tell me about the 1873 trapdoor Springfield I found

    Hello all. I found a Springfield Trapdoor rifle that says "U.S. Sprinfield 1883" on the side with a serial number of 45841 (can anyone SRS that...

    Started by shooter88‎, 07-17-2016 07:58 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,557
    07-25-2016, 07:44 PM Go to last post
  18. SRS lookup help please

    just got this Trapdoor at auction 1884 SN 48680 thanks for the help

    Started by Discus420‎, 07-22-2016 08:26 PM
    lookup, srs
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 374
    07-22-2016, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  19. Springfield Trapdoor Bannerman Special - Might be a Shooter

    So I this little mutt has only been in my hands since last night. However I'm beginning to think she is a shooter due to condition of action and...

    Started by dttuner‎, 02-14-2015 11:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bannerman, shooter, special, springfield, trapdoor
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 5,941
    07-19-2016, 12:57 AM Go to last post
  20. Very Rare Pedersen Rifle & A Couple of Friends

    I am selling a large collection from a 87yr old Vet, and thought you guys would get a kick out of seeing some rifles you don't see every day. A...

    Started by surjimmy‎, 07-05-2016 02:18 AM
    couple, friends, pedersen, rare, rifle
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 984
    07-07-2016, 08:56 AM Go to last post

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