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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 02:54 PM
    arms, basic, manual, military, small, smith, whb
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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
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  1. "73" Springfield

    What does one who is new to 1873 springfields need to look for when examining supposedly "correct" pre-1876 rifles? Any "bannerman" things to look...

    Started by P-07ShortLee‎, 09-21-2010 10:23 PM
    springfield
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  2. "From Here to Eternity" BARs

    Tonight in observance of "Veterans Day" TCM is showing the 1953 version of "From Here to Eternity". I have seen the movie many times over the years...

    Started by Bolo Badge‎, 11-12-2012 10:06 PM
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  3. 'US Military Bolt Action Rifles' by Bruce Canfield - a book review

    Check the The Book and Video Review Corner There's an excellent book review recently posted by Rick the Librarian, one of our Advisory Panel...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-14-2011 07:47 AM
    action, bolt, book, bruce, canfield, military, review, rifles
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  4. .22 Trainers?

    Hello, I talked with a man today who has a rifle that he is interested in selling. He said that his brother got it at Pearl Harbor in 1942 and...

    Started by clarkmilitaria‎, 09-16-2011 06:35 PM
    trainers
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    09-27-2011, 09:54 PM Go to last post
  5. .45-70 Springfield questions

    Been offered a 1888 model rod bayonet, (bits of this missing) apart from that the rifle is in nice condition, apart from a few knocks on the "trap"...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 10-10-2013 12:30 PM
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    4570, questions, springfield
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  6. .50 Trapdoor, but I can't figure out which model!

    This one has me stumped, gentlemen. I've referred to Richard Hosmer's book and can't quite figure this old girl out. She has characteristics of both...

    Started by rcmkhm‎, 07-04-2012 09:12 AM
    figure, model, trapdoor
    • Replies: 2
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    07-05-2012, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  7. .50/70 trapdoor competitor needs a nosecap

    Hey, y'all, Mostly I lurk on the Lee-Enfield forum, but I've long collected U.S. martial arms and have ended up with a Ward Burton thats missing a...

    Started by jmoore‎, 06-05-2009 03:17 PM
    50 or 70, competitor, nosecap, trapdoor
    • Replies: 6
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    08-13-2009, 02:41 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
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    04-20-2017, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  9. 1843 Hall Carbine

    1843 Hall Carbine made in 1847 as marked on the block. Block tips up for loading. Fired by a musket cap. I believe 54 calibur. Smooth bore. Easier to...

    Started by KenK‎, 01-16-2011 08:26 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-06-2011, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  10. 1863 (1869 Conversion) Sharps Carbine

    A relative who lived in New Mexico gave this carbine to my father back in the late 1930s. I've done a little research on this carbine...

    Started by c&rfan‎, 06-21-2013 01:29 PM
    1863, 1869, carbine, conversion, sharps
    • Replies: 2
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    06-26-2013, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  11. 1863 Springfield

    I am affraid that I have been taken on gunbroker. I purchased a type 1 1863 Springfield. When I took it apart to inspect and clean. I discovered very...

    Started by paul34‎, 02-26-2013 09:18 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 7,133
    05-28-2013, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  12. 1866 "Short rifle" Trapdoor

    I recently came across some photos of what someone thought was an 1884 Trapdoor but was obviously an 1866 model due to the lack of a receiver, an...

    Started by jbrower‎, 10-28-2013 12:07 AM
    1866, short rifle, trapdoor
    • Replies: 0
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    10-28-2013, 12:07 AM Go to last post
  13. 1866 trap door

    does anyone know where to find the s/n on a musket/trap door conversion?

    Started by crane op‎, 06-16-2010 07:10 PM
    1866, door, trap
    • Replies: 3
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    07-12-2010, 05:27 PM Go to last post
  14. 1868 dated breechblock

    What's the dollar value for an 1868 model Springfield with an 1868 date on the breechblock? Very good condition and complete. Just looking for a ball...

    Started by Fred G.‎, 08-24-2009 01:39 PM
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    1868, breechblock, dated
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    08-30-2009, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  15. 1873 Springfield Trapdoor 45/70

    Just bought it yesterday as a sometimes shooter and probably wall gun. What have I gotten myself into here? How does it look? Parts correct? I think...

    Started by invaliduser‎, 09-29-2014 12:06 AM
    1873, 45 or 70, springfield, trapdoor
    • Replies: 2
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    11-03-2014, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 10:11 PM
    1873, door, trap
    • Replies: 9
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    06-23-2009, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  17. 1873 Trapdoor

    I am new to Trapdoors so I have some fundamental questions. Today I looked at a Trapdoor that by all appearances is a model1888 according to...

    Started by Fessor‎, 08-07-2009 05:22 PM
    1873, trapdoor
    • Replies: 2
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    08-08-2009, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  18. 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: 2,147
    06-11-2018, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,256
    06-17-2018, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  20. 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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    1 2
    • Replies: 11
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    08-30-2017, 04:38 AM Go to last post

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