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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. Krag rear sight

    Can someone tell me what the hole spacing on a krag rear sight is? I am thinking about using one on a sporterized 95 Lee. Cheers, Steve

    Started by steveu‎, 09-27-2019 12:48 PM
    krag, rear, sight
    • Replies: 2
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    09-27-2019, 06:21 PM Go to last post
  2. winchester m1907

    Hello I would like to know something more about this m1907 and what do you think about it, I found little on the internet and I would like to know...

    Started by Wanaxit‎, 09-17-2018 10:48 AM
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    • Views: 2,380
    09-19-2019, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  3. Chafee Reece - Magazine Rifle Trials

    If anyone here is a member of the KCA forums, you've already seen this. I thought I'd share here as well for those that may be interested. ...

    Started by rcathey‎, 09-19-2019 08:15 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 106
    09-19-2019, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
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    09-09-2019, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  5. New purchase - Model 1873

    Greetings all, I recently purchased my first trapdoor, an 1873 with SN 237815. It was very much an impulse purchase - found it online and got it...

    Started by LeadSnowstorm‎, 07-12-2019 08:59 PM
    1873, model, purchase
    • Replies: 4
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    07-14-2019, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  6. Winchester model 70 target u.s. property

    Supposedly these were used by the shooting teams of all branches of service. Is it would be interesting to find out which this rifle belonged to. The...

    Started by vintage hunter‎, 04-18-2019 01:08 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    06-06-2019, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  7. Surcharge on Trapdoor

    Does anyone recognize the surcharge on this trapdoor? The inspector stamp is from 1891 and the sn is 532xxx.

    Started by steveu‎, 04-09-2019 01:06 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 519
    04-09-2019, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  8. 1884(?) Trapdoor

    Bought this today. Initially I thought it was an M1873, due to the breech block marking, but as I really got to looking at it, it appears to be an...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 04-06-2019 01:11 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 433
    04-08-2019, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  9. Trapdoor Cadet advice?

    I acquired this Cadet model and have found a smokeless load that will work well (for my standards) , putting 5 in 2" pretty consistently. This rifle...

    Started by flintlocke‎, 02-02-2019 11:39 PM
    advice, cadet, trapdoor
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 968
    02-13-2019, 01:40 PM Go to last post
  10. Model 1870 Springfield Trapdoor (Revision 2)

    Hello, I was looking at this rifle today and have waited to buy while I find out about this rifle. First, the price was 499 US dollars. Looking at...

    Started by Entry Level‎, 12-19-2018 10:19 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,659
    01-30-2019, 07:18 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. US Property 513-T raised stock cartouche

    I recently obtained 7 Remington US Property 513-T's, in various conditions. I noticed that on some of the stocks the cartouche's were raised rather...

    Started by usabaker‎, 01-13-2019 11:43 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 911
    01-19-2019, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  13. Early 1942 photo of US small arms

    This photo was from Billy Pyle's "The Garand Stand Report" and was taken in 1942, the weapons are on a sort of homemade rack. There are some...

    Started by RCS‎, 10-05-2018 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,924
    10-12-2018, 11:42 AM Go to last post
  14. Question regarding 1873 T'door metal finish.

    This is a Model 1873 Trapdoor that belonged to my grandfather. It has been in the family as long as I can remember, and now it has been passed on to...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 10-02-2018 01:16 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 840
    10-02-2018, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,624
    10-02-2018, 12:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Sharps M1863

    Has anyone out there experience of shooting with an original Sharps M1863 percussion rifle? (I guess I needn't hold my breath!)

    Started by Patrick Chadwick‎, 07-03-2018 06:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
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    09-07-2018, 12:29 AM Go to last post
  17. 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: 7
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    08-28-2018, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  18. 1941 Johnson rifle

    I recently acquired one of these fine rifles and have a few questions. The bolt hold back is not working and in searching online this seems to be a...

    Started by cocuke‎, 08-11-2018 01:19 AM
    1941, johnson, rifle
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,445
    08-13-2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  19. US T17E3 Machine Gun Ammo Crate

    Wasn't sure where else to post this. Thought you guys might find the story entertaining (of the crate, not the gun). The T17E3 was a very short...

    Started by rcathey‎, 07-13-2018 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,314
    07-13-2018, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  20. Trapdoor newbie w/ one picture - of buttplate markings

    Came across a Springfield Trapdoor rifle (not a carbine) today. Not knowing what were the important features to note, I took only one photo. I...

    Started by RangeRover‎, 06-28-2018 07:08 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,653
    07-09-2018, 09:37 AM Go to last post

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