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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 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  1. Reising Model 50

    I have a Reising Model 50 in my shop, it is blue with 12 assorted 12 and 20 rd mags. Stock marked PPD (Plantation Police Dept. (1980). Anyone have...

    Started by 10X custom guns‎, 06-05-2010 09:59 AM
    model, reising
    • Replies: 3
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    07-09-2010, 01:27 AM Go to last post
  2. Minnie ball style bullets for oversize bores

    One of my trapdoors displays terrible accuracy even with .458 (off the shelf)bullets. I slugged the bore, and the slug came out to .462 on the lands....

    Started by 1886nut‎, 06-25-2009 10:14 AM
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    ball, bores, bullets, minnie, oversize, style
    • Replies: 16
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    07-12-2009, 06:54 PM Go to last post
  3. Anybody watching "Pawn Stars" on THC?

    They had a guy walk into their shop with an 1886 2lb Hotchkiss mountain canon from the Spanish American War era in tow. He asked 30,000 bucks for it,...

    Started by 1886nut‎, 07-27-2009 03:52 PM
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    pawn stars, thc, watching
    • Replies: 24
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    09-09-2011, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  4. Price check for 1884 trapdoors

    Whats the going rate for "mint" or "unissued" 1884 rifles with bright blue, vivid case colors, crisp bores, and sharp cartouches? I need to thin my...

    Started by 1886nut‎, 10-15-2009 02:28 PM
    1884, check, price, trapdoors
    • Replies: 1
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  5. Sharps 1878 Borchardt military rifle - can anyone identify?

    Does anyone know whose initials these are on the cartouches? Sharps 1878 Borchardt military mint NO RESERVE : Antiques / pre-1899 at GunBroker.com

    Started by 1886nut‎, 07-20-2011 01:15 PM
    1878, borchardt, identify, military, rifle, sharps
    • Replies: 2
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  6. 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
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    09-03-2017, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  7. New Rifle 1886

    So I just came up with this: Serial # 358467 Original except for the rear sight leaf. Painted black. approx 50-60% paint remains. Very old job....

    Started by 1941WillysMB‎, 04-15-2009 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-15-2009, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  8. 73 carbine front sight height?

    I've got an M73 rifle that is by all accounts a Bannerman's parts rifle. The breech block, receiver and barrel are 1875 vintage with no proofs on the...

    Started by 2nd.amnd‎, 08-14-2009 12:39 PM
    carbine, front, height, sight
    • Replies: 0
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  9. Going rate for m1941 Johnson barrels?

    Anyone have an idea of an unmodified Johnson barrel is going for these days? Thanks in advance.

    Started by 442nd‎, 11-21-2014 06:18 AM
    barrels, johnson, m1941, rate
    • Replies: 7
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    12-20-2014, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  10. Hello

    Just wanted to say hey, I'm here.

    Started by 45govt‎, 03-02-2009 01:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-02-2009, 01:28 AM Go to last post
  11. buttrap screw question - a matter of ethics ?

    i have an 1888 trapdoor / rod bayonet , the buttplate is held in place by long screws in both poitions , when the trap is opened the top screw...

    Started by A square 10‎, 01-12-2010 10:46 PM
    buttrap, ethics, matter, question, screw
    • Replies: 2
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    01-19-2010, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  12. How to ID an Army soldier during the SAW

    Sorry I could not make the writing larger on the bottom without another image. They can be copied and expanded with Internet Explorer or something...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 06-27-2009 11:06 PM
    army, soldier
    • Replies: 4
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    07-27-2009, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  13. 1873 Trap door.

    I was just emailed about a TD that is a 1873 with the serial number of 565430. I have images but have not put them on Photobucket yet. Rifle...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 06-07-2009 11:11 PM
    1873, door, trap
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 7,361
    06-23-2009, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  14. Johnson on Gun Broker. Not mine.

    Buy now for $6,000!! http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=133664987

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 07-10-2009 11:31 PM
    broker, gun, johnson, mine
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,661
    07-10-2009, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  15. Don't know what to call this rifle.

    Sorry, no images. If I can recall from memory a gun smith showed me what I thought would be a Springfield Trapdoor dated 1864(?). However, it had...

    Started by A. F Medic‎, 09-12-2009 11:32 PM
    call, rifle
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,582
    11-13-2009, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  16. BAR m1918 Magazine Dimensions

    Does anyone here have a .30-06 BAR m1918 Magazine I could get the dimensions of or a sketch with dimensions? I am trying to design rifle that uses...

    Started by a2lute‎, 12-18-2011 01:00 PM
    bar, dimensions, m1918, magazine
    • Replies: 1
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    12-18-2011, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  17. How do we remove an 1885 Rem-Lee bolt

    Have an 1885 Remington-Lee Navy rifle and want to learn the proper way to remove the bolt. Thanks in advance

    Started by aardq‎, 06-07-2016 02:34 AM
    1885, bolt, remlee, remove
    • Replies: 3
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    06-12-2016, 03:18 PM Go to last post
  18. How do we disassemble an 1885 Rem-Lee mag?t

    Have an 1885 Remington-Lee Navy rifle and need to clean crud out of the magazine. What is the proper, or best way to disassemble the mag. Thanks...

    Started by aardq‎, 06-07-2016 02:38 AM
    1885, disassemble, magt, remlee
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,072
    06-07-2016, 05:11 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 09:54 PM
    1885, lee, question, remington
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,290
    06-10-2018, 09:54 PM Go to last post
  20. Remington Lee 1879 buttplate

    Hello all, I was wondering what sort of buttplate the Remington Lee 1879 uses. Mine is in awful shape but I see that it looks like a simple...

    Started by Agambard1990‎, 11-19-2019 03:08 PM
    1879, buttplate, lee, remington
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 334
    12-05-2019, 03:54 PM Go to last post

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