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Re: 1884 trap door--NOT

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Monday, 12 March 2012, at 10:49 p.m., in response to Re: 1884 trap door--NOT, posted by Nicke Gaspers on Monday, 12 March 2012, at 8:48 p.m.

It is VERY apparent from even the most casual browsing through the SRS data that ANYthing with a Buffington sight was termed a "Model 1884" by the reviewers. Not counting the anal (myself surely included) collectors of today, there is a great deal of sense to that assessment. In terms of military capability, ANY .45-70 rifle with a Buffington sight would serve an identical purpose to the users of the period.


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