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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 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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  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 06:08 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 09:54 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 04:00 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 11:40 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 03:54 PM
    arms, basic, manual, military, small, smith, whb
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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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  12. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    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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  1. First Post and Trapdoor, so SRS time!

    Morning all! Finally purchased my first Trapdoor Springfield (ser 471526), and time for the obligatory SRS request. And photos! Very happy with...

    Started by newcastleadam‎, 01-12-2022 11:27 AM
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    Today, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  2. December Rock Island delights.

    I put this here because of the mix of weapons displayed. I always love to wander through and look at things I can't afford. I do look at some of...

    Started by browningautorifle‎, 01-05-2022 02:38 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-05-2022, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  3. 1941 Front Sight pins

    Does anyone know where to fin 1941 Front Sight pins? Are they also Unobtainium? What size are they? I thought they might be taper pins, but...

    Started by 1903Collector‎, 12-10-2021 11:37 PM
    1941, front, pins, sight
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    12-29-2021, 12:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Yet Another Is it a real Trapdoor Carbine or Cut Down Rifle?

    I am looking at a Springfield model 1873 Trapdoor Carbine made in 1886. There are many things that make it look correct. The trigger guard is...

    Started by Banjo1928‎, 12-14-2021 11:51 AM
    carbine, cut, real, rifle, trapdoor
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    12-14-2021, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  5. Redfield 7/8" horizontal split scope ring, rear

    Where can I find a few rear Redfield 7/8" horizontal split scope rings? Ive got the pivot rings.

    Started by 1903Collector‎, 11-11-2021 08:40 PM
    horizontal, rear, redfield 7 or 8, ring, scope, split
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    12-07-2021, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  6. 1873 Springfeild Trapdoor help

    Does someone here own a trapdoor and a calipers? I need to make a base for the front sight but I need the dimensions of the base itself..Excluding...

    Started by carbineone1964‎, 11-18-2021 09:26 PM
    1873, springfeild, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
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    11-20-2021, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  7. 1868 trapdoor sporter

    hello all. first time posting. love all the good info on this site. anyways. just picked up a sporterized 1868 trapdoor Springfield a few weeks ago....

    Started by rpchachee‎, 11-08-2020 07:51 AM
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  8. Dutch Johnson 1941 for auction

    An auction website has one closing out in two days. That has to be a unicorn fir someone here.

    Started by mnmkeller‎, 11-14-2021 09:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 568
    11-15-2021, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  9. 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 11:23 PM
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    11-01-2021, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  10. Firing pin?

    My first times to the range with my trapdoor showed a mix of primers that split open. Took the pin out, and looks like there is some deformation...

    Started by ssgross‎, 10-30-2021 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-31-2021, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Trapdoor SRS check please.

    M1884 sn 373441. M1888 sn 523826. Barreled action 375975. Passing these on to children and want to see if there is anything about them they should...

    Started by TerryS‎, 10-19-2021 11:49 AM
    check, srs, trapdoor
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 981
    10-30-2021, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  12. need help from trapdoor collectors, about fencing model

    So I am new to trapdoors and was at a military show and saw what I thought was a neat project for really cheap ($150) but missing a lot of parts. ...

    Started by akolleth‎, 10-23-2021 09:50 AM
    collectors, fencing, model, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
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    10-29-2021, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  13. 1873 Trapdoor SRS check

    This is my first Trapdoor, overall it's pretty nice but sometime in the past someone took off just enough of the butt stock to put on a brass? flat...

    Started by cherokee5425‎, 10-10-2021 01:34 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    10-14-2021, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  14. Trapdoor SRS request

    I am looking to see if anything comes up on my 1891 manufactured Springfield Trapdoor. Serial number is 530275. I have also attached a picture of a...

    Started by LTPayton88‎, 08-27-2021 02:32 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    09-29-2021, 11:12 PM Go to last post
  15. Johnson JSAR Opinions

    I recently picked up this rifle and I don't know much about them. Comments welcome. Thanks

    Started by Raven26‎, 05-02-2021 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-27-2021, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  16. Side scope mount, is this a USGI part?

    Was in a box of parts I got. Has serial and green finish that reminds me of M1 carbine, or M1 rifle parkerized finish. Has rounded back end,...

    Started by waw44‎, 08-16-2021 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-24-2021, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  17. M1873 carbine verification help

    Hi everyone, Im looking for some information about a carbine that I recently picked up. I suspected it was a cut down rifle due to the price tag...

    Started by LTPayton88‎, 08-04-2021 06:27 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,648
    08-09-2021, 02:50 AM Go to last post
  18. 1884 Springfield 45/70

    MAGNIFICENT U.S. SPRINGFIELD 1884 TRAPDOOR .45-70 GOVERNMENT RIFLE MFG 1889 - Single Shot Rifles at GunBroker.com : 892538276

    Started by AGB-1‎, 02-27-2021 10:26 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-05-2021, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  19. 1873 SRS look up please

    1873 Trapdoor Carbine #146217, thanks for your help

    Started by JComer‎, 04-15-2021 09:48 PM
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    08-05-2021, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  20. SRS request for Trapdoor Springfield #6528

    This is a cutdown rifle but thought I'd check anyway. No. 6528 Still waiting for a Custer carbine! Thanks! Salt Flat

    Started by Salt Flat‎, 04-14-2021 01:19 AM
    #6528, request, springfield, srs, trapdoor
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,661
    08-05-2021, 06:12 PM Go to last post

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