Some old U.S. Rifles

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  1. nooneimportant

    nooneimportant Happy to be here

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    Was not sure where these fit in the topics, so here they are.
    A lot of the history of US rifle development there.


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    Left to right,
    Sharps And Hankins,
    Spencer Model 1865 Indian Wars Campaign era. Stabler Cut-Off Device,
    Sharps New Model 1859. Lawrence pellet Priming System,
    US Bridesburg 1863 Civil war
    Remington 1857 Civil war Era, Maynard priming device
    US Springfield Trapdoor with spike bayonet cleaning rod.
     
  2. I_load_my_own

    I_load_my_own Happy to be here Supporting Member

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    Nice..
    But that third from the left looks like if you don't shoulder it correctly it is going to stab you.
     
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  3. rdinatal

    rdinatal Better late then never...

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    Ah, but you'll learn grasshopper... :eek:
     
  4. charliesgrave

    charliesgrave cosmoline enthusiast Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Also effective for stabbing the enemy if you can't reload fast enough.
     
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    nbkky71 Active Member

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    You've certainly got some nice gems in that collection.