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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. 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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  2. 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
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  3. 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: 27
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  4. 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: 240
    07-13-2018, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 304
    07-09-2018, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 258
    07-09-2018, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  7. 1900 Krag carbine

    Looking at a Krag carbine that looks good. It's serial # is 281969. Does anyone know if this is a carbine #? The receiver is marked 1999.

    Started by Detroit-1‎, 06-26-2018 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 335
    06-27-2018, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  8. 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: 515
    06-17-2018, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  9. 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: 630
    06-11-2018, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 08:54 PM
    1885, lee, question, remington
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 236
    06-10-2018, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,022
    06-04-2018, 11:25 PM Go to last post
  12. Question Trapdoor carbine SRS lookup please

    Hello all, I'd be grateful if someone could look up a carbine I'm researching....SN 128,577. A model 1879? Proper C marked Buckhorn sight, no...

    Started by kotkinjs1‎, 05-22-2018 07:45 PM
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    carbine, lookup, srs, trapdoor
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,162
    05-26-2018, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  13. Manual for 1863/4 Springfield Musket

    All, I recently picked up a Springfield 1863 Type II musket. I found a PDF having the "rules for management and cleaning" of these guns. It has...

    Started by M100C‎, 03-25-2018 08:47 AM
    manual, musket, springfield
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 668
    04-03-2018, 12:56 AM Go to last post
  14. Remington Lee Navy Rifle 1885

    I just purchased a Remington Lee Navy Rifle 1885. It came without a bolt. Does anybody know where I could find a bolt or bolt parts. I just got a...

    Started by djhoffmann3011‎, 02-13-2018 05:19 PM
    1885, lee, navy, remington, rifle
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 984
    02-25-2018, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  15. 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: 5
    • Views: 411
    02-25-2018, 03:46 AM Go to last post
  16. Trap Door rifle question

    I have a 45/70 rifle that I'm looking at. When I open the breech and its in the vertical position, I can feel the firing pin protrusion at the face...

    Started by Doco overboard‎, 02-18-2018 07:06 PM
    door, question, rifle, trap
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 504
    02-19-2018, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  17. Swap between Buffington and ramp backsights?

    OK Trapdoor fans, don't scream! This is a serious question: I would like to buy a Trapdoor, with the Buffington sight, as they quite simply outshoot...

    Started by Patrick Chadwick‎, 01-11-2018 04:31 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 998
    02-17-2018, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  18. 1885 Remington Lee Magazine (.45-70)

    Had one pulled apart to remove the large amount of grease inside- thought you would like a few pictures. The magazine spring is probably the most...

    Started by jmoore‎, 06-15-2010 03:08 AM
    1885, 1885 lee, 45-70, 45-70-500, 4570, lee, lee tech, magazine, remington, remington lee
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,601
    01-18-2018, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  19. 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: 30,236
    01-18-2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  20. Trapdoor barrel thread?

    Can someone please give me the dimensions of the barrel shank on a Trapdoor? I know it's supposed to be in the book "Single shot rifles and...

    Started by Patrick Chadwick‎, 01-04-2018 04:30 PM
    barrel, thread, trapdoor
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 550
    01-10-2018, 10:30 AM Go to last post

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