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Re: Springfield 1884 Experimental Carbine on Gunbroker
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Sunday, 26 October 2014, at 5:03 p.m., in response to Re: Springfield 1884 Experimental Carbine on Gunbroker, posted by Dick Hosmer on Sunday, 26 October 2014, at 4:53 p.m.
I should add that I do not know the seller, so have no interest either way. If I did not have one, and wanted one, I'd at least check that one out a bit further.
One thing I neglected to mention, and am away from my reference material, is that the muzzle diameter should be substantially more than that of a normal carbine (.730") since full rifle barrels were cut but not re-tapered, leaving a sort of ring at the muzzle because the normal crowning tool was used.
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