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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. Rem-Lee M1899 sporter in 7.65: Ever seen one?

    First post on Milsurps. This is my dad's old hunting rifle; I inherited it when he passed away in '87. I've done a lot of research on the Rem-Lee...

    Started by GLMartin‎, 02-03-2013 08:53 AM
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  2. 1873 Trapdoor - The VERY MUCH NOT Cattywampus Special

    Same auction house, 6 weeks apart, $40 cheaper. Very much not cattywampus. I would say that "good things come to those that wait" but I didn't...

    Started by rcathey‎, 06-12-2018 08:55 PM
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    06-17-2018, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  3. 1873 Trapdoor - The Cattywampus Special

    Well folks, Bud Light and an auction atmosphere may have gotten me into trouble tonight. This thing sure looked nicer at the auction house. You...

    Started by rcathey‎, 04-30-2018 10:55 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 358
    06-11-2018, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  4. Remington lee 1885 question

    So I have an 1885 navy rifle with an 1882 bolt-will this function safely? Thanks!

    Started by acder‎, 06-10-2018 08:54 PM
    1885, lee, question, remington
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  5. Trapdoor oddity!

    As a rule, I never buy 'bubba'd' military rifles. They are historic pieces that have a story to tell, and messing with them messes with that history....

    Started by Anzac15‎, 05-31-2018 05:30 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 393
    06-04-2018, 11:25 PM Go to last post
  6. Question Trapdoor carbine SRS lookup please

    Hello all, I'd be grateful if someone could look up a carbine I'm researching....SN 128,577. A model 1879? Proper C marked Buckhorn sight, no...

    Started by kotkinjs1‎, 05-22-2018 07:45 PM
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    carbine, lookup, srs, trapdoor
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    05-26-2018, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  7. M1879 Remington Lee without magazine.

    Always wanted one of these to complement my LE collection and this one was so cheap I couldn't pass. Appears to be very complete excepting magazine....

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 04-12-2018 12:41 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    05-16-2018, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  8. Manual for 1863/4 Springfield Musket

    All, I recently picked up a Springfield 1863 Type II musket. I found a PDF having the "rules for management and cleaning" of these guns. It has...

    Started by M100C‎, 03-25-2018 08:47 AM
    manual, musket, springfield
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 373
    04-03-2018, 12:56 AM Go to last post
  9. Remington Lee Navy Rifle 1885

    I just purchased a Remington Lee Navy Rifle 1885. It came without a bolt. Does anybody know where I could find a bolt or bolt parts. I just got a...

    Started by djhoffmann3011‎, 02-13-2018 05:19 PM
    1885, lee, navy, remington, rifle
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 684
    02-25-2018, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  10. Trapdoor srs look up request

    Hi I have recently acquired an 1884 trapdoor Springfield serial number 492052 and was curious if it comes up in the srs database. Thanks in advance

    Started by Cetme24‎, 02-22-2018 07:33 PM
    request, srs, trapdoor
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 237
    02-25-2018, 03:46 AM Go to last post
  11. Trap Door rifle question

    I have a 45/70 rifle that I'm looking at. When I open the breech and its in the vertical position, I can feel the firing pin protrusion at the face...

    Started by Doco overboard‎, 02-18-2018 07:06 PM
    door, question, rifle, trap
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 307
    02-19-2018, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 04:31 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
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    02-17-2018, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  13. 1885 Remington Lee Magazine (.45-70)

    Had one pulled apart to remove the large amount of grease inside- thought you would like a few pictures. The magazine spring is probably the most...

    Started by jmoore‎, 06-15-2010 03:08 AM
    1885, 1885 lee, 45-70, 45-70-500, 4570, lee, lee tech, magazine, remington, remington lee
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,152
    01-18-2018, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  14. 1879 Remington Lee Photos, etc. (Warning! LOTS of big photos)

    Originally this was going to be just another magazine variation thread, but since the magazine is more dependent on the rifle for controlling the...

    Started by jmoore‎, 07-14-2010 03:09 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 29,223
    01-18-2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  15. 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 04:30 PM
    barrel, thread, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 357
    01-10-2018, 10:30 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 08:42 PM
    1873, dating, springfield
    • Replies: 5
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    12-29-2017, 11:10 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 06:41 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 728
    12-24-2017, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 05:56 PM
    advice, bit, trapdoor
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 445
    12-04-2017, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 06:22 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 513
    11-14-2017, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 07:06 PM
    lookup, request, srs
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 464
    10-23-2017, 11:30 AM Go to last post

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