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Forum: Military Weapons 02-12-2003, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,785
Posted By eds
1884 trapdoor

Col:
We decided my trapdoor had had the stock cut down (there's just one clip for a sling). Is there any rhyme or reason as to the cutting down. Would an armoury cut it down?- a fort? or just some...
Forum: Military Weapons 02-09-2003, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,466
Posted By eds
needle fire

Col:

That's it. I really appreciate your hep on this and also the tips on care. I'll stay tuned even though I'm out of military pieces.
Thanks again.
Ed
Forum: Military Weapons 02-07-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,687
Posted By eds
Which Military?

Dear Col:

I'm still trying to stump you. My last military is french. It was in my dad's family for a long time. It is a rifle and has a bayonet and scabbard. It is what I would call a needle...
Forum: Military Weapons 02-05-2003, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,200
Posted By eds
Col: BTW the 1816/36/62 is a smoothbore. ...

Col:
BTW the 1816/36/62 is a smoothbore.
Pulled out the rolling block. 33 3/4" barrel. Three bands. #10539 stamped on trigger assembly and breech tang. "F Remington stamped along with pat...
Forum: Military Weapons 02-04-2003, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,603
Posted By eds
Col: Thanks much for the info on the...

Col:
Thanks much for the info on the 1816/36/62. I just brought my second rifle up from the basement-the rolling block comes next.
This one is a trapdoor marked " US MOdel 1884". Serial number...
Forum: Civil War 02-02-2003, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,404
Posted By eds
1816/1836/1862???

Dear Col.:
I hope I have attached the requested pix. The "9" may be a rack number but it's on about every part but the barrel and plug. On another board I read something about the "H & P" on the...
Forum: Civil War 02-02-2003, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,404
Posted By eds
Question 1836 0r 1862 Harpers Ferry

Col:
Excuse my ignorance. I couldn't figure out how to reply to your prompt reply to my query. I tried to send you somethiong direct but I don't know if you got it. Now that I figured it out-here...
Forum: Civil War 01-30-2003, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,404
Posted By eds
In 1956 I bought an 1836 "Harpres" Ferry rifle...

In 1956 I bought an 1836 "Harpres" Ferry rifle with bayonet. Although it has the mispelling on the lock, it looks real-and I only paid $10 for it. I'm familiar with rifles and it looks real. It's...
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