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Re: 1868 Springfield Trapdoor
Posted by K Hannon on Friday, 1 December 2017, at 2:34 p.m., in response to 1868 Springfield Trapdoor, posted by K Hannon on Tuesday, 28 November 2017, at 1:06 p.m.
Thanks for all the help and ideas from everyone!
After looking things over, I decided to pick up the "newer" M1884 that Al posted today (SN467523) It looks like it is in too good of condition to pass up. While not a M1868, it is a good example of the "style" of rifle.
It sounds like it is suitable for the occasional target range trip, but I will need to do a lot more research into care and maintenance of these rifles before I will put any rounds through it.
I'm excited! I wish Al lived in California so I didn't need to wait for the shipping!
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