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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 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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  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 03:00 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  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 12:54 PM
    1873, cartridges, experimental, metallic, regulation, testing
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  7. Question Global Thread Help: What Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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  10. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

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    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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  1. The 7th cav.

    I picked this up today at an antique mall, it's got a 45-70 and a ssa 45cal. cart. setting on the fram, It's a copy of the tribune extra of the first...

    Started by lboos‎, 03-08-2009 09:23 PM
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    7th, cav
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  2. Springfield Krag rifle builder.

    :D:):D:) Hello everyone, I have a collection of military rifles that keeps growing and growing. :D Here in Alaska during the winter snow, I try...

    Started by 99621‎, 03-15-2021 03:51 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 59
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  3. Johnson Forum

    Will we get a new Johnson Forum to replace the old one?

    Started by Cecil‎, 03-03-2009 12:41 AM
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    • Replies: 36
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    06-19-2010, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  4. first find Springfield Trapdoor

    I happened to be out of town on a work trip all last week. I was supposed to be home yesterday but it has been extended through next week. Wandering...

    Started by ssgross‎, 03-20-2021 12:26 PM
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    05-29-2021, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  5. Remington Lee 30-40 kraig Hardest trigger in the world.

    Hi guys. I have a Remington Lee 30-40 kraig that was given to me by my grandpa. I have had it for over a year now and it has the hardest trigger...

    Started by Blindstitch‎, 02-27-2014 02:10 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    3040, hardest, kraig, lee, remington, trigger, world
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    04-26-2014, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Opinions on a 1941 Johnson Rifle

    Hey! I stumbled upon an 1941 Johnson rifle here in Europe. This is actually only the second I've seen for sale here; they are really rare here....

    Started by Beginner‎, 06-20-2011 06:17 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
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    09-22-2012, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  7. Question 1941 Johnson

    Took my rifle to the range today for the third time in two weeks. The first two trips were without incident. Today at the range I had two double...

    Started by Cecil‎, 03-04-2009 03:40 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
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    06-01-2009, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
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    09-09-2019, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  9. SRS Check On Possible Trapdoor Purchase Please

    I'm looking at this rifle for possible purchase this Saturday. Model 1884 S/N 558648 Seller claims made in 1892 and all original. These are...

    Started by oldfoneguy‎, 04-28-2022 07:57 PM
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    • Replies: 29
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    05-11-2022, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  10. 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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    • Replies: 29
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    01-24-2019, 09:58 AM Go to last post
  11. 1873 Trapdoor what is wrong with it although I like it

    This past weekend I got talked into buying a 1873 Trapdoor rifle to help a gentleman at our club who is dying of kidney disease. It had supposedly...

    Started by Ben Cartwright‎, 01-07-2014 05:56 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
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    04-09-2014, 06:11 PM Go to last post
  12. 1899 Remington Lee

    A brief beginning of a photo and information thread dedicated to the last of the turnbolt Remington-Lee designs. (Driven by topic drift on the 1879...

    Started by jmoore‎, 09-29-2011 02:58 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 37,364
    10-30-2015, 12:18 AM Go to last post
  13. 50/70 and sling

    Just a quick note about an old soldier I've acquired. It's a 50/70 trapdoor Ser # 31854 (both breech and barrel), with an 1870 dated breechblock and...

    Started by snell‎, 04-14-2009 11:22 AM
    3 Pages
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    50 or 70, sling
    • Replies: 25
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    05-03-2009, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  14. The last chapter of the Trapdoor rifles -serial number 561529 dated 1893.

    Serial number-561529 Model 1884 -this particular model of 1884 was also known as “Model 1888 US Trapdoor Rifle” or “Ramrod bayonet model” or Model...

    Started by drm2m‎, 04-01-2009 09:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
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    10-26-2011, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  15. Winchesler-Lee 6mm Model 1895 Navy Rifle

    Here for your viewing pleasure is Winchester-Lee Model 1895 6mm Navy Rifle serial number 18003 with bayonet and scabbard.

    Started by varifleman‎, 09-03-2014 01:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
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    09-24-2014, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 02:52 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    pawn stars, thc, watching
    • Replies: 24
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    09-09-2011, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  17. 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: 45,441
    01-18-2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  18. Springfield Trapdoor Information

    I recently purchased a trapdoor and was hoping someone could provide me with information on what model it is, a brief history or where I can find...

    Started by pjohn‎, 11-21-2015 02:43 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 10,984
    12-23-2015, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 10:22 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,761
    08-30-2017, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  20. New to me Trapdoor and questions

    Couldnt pass this one up...... 424,XXX serial number range. It has a 77/79? rear sight (not a buffington and not a 73 sight). Breechblock dated 1873....

    Started by Leatherbark‎, 08-14-2009 04:17 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    questions, trapdoor
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 21,325
    01-16-2010, 06:54 AM Go to last post

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