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by savagebrother
Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

ok ill check under there and see if its marked
thanks
SB
by savagebrother
Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

update: well got the barrel cleaned out real good and so i have been measuring the barrels bore. the bore is very tight for a military rifle. i still have some loads from my shiloh sharps days with the bullets sized to .459" the nose section of a 457125 will not go into the bore. the bore has 5 land...
by savagebrother
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1899 remington lee sporting rifle ????
Replies: 8
Views: 714

Re: 1899 remington lee sporting rifle ????

hey guys your right im looking for a scout scope that fits the rear sight mortice.
i have one on my trapdoor springfield 1884 sporting rifle.
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by savagebrother
Mon May 27, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1899 remington lee sporting rifle ????
Replies: 8
Views: 714

Re: 1899 remington lee sporting rifle ????

i hope so i think the hornady 140gr GMX bullets would be a great match up with this rifle if its
accurate.
what scope base would work on this rifle, weaver side mount???? i cant hunt with it without a scope.
SB
by savagebrother
Mon May 27, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1899 remington lee sporting rifle ????
Replies: 8
Views: 714

1899 remington lee sporting rifle ????

hey guys picked up a Remington lee bolt action and they thought it was a 30-40 krag caliber. well it's not it's 30-30 caliber. serial number is 75996, it has no caliber markings on it anywhere barrel is a little over 23 inches. bore seems good but man i have never seen so much copper fowling!!! mayb...
by savagebrother
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

so..........whats the consensus of what my gun is???? what ever it is itsw in great shape and im looking forward to shooting it
SB
by savagebrother
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

guys just look at the blocks back side and you will see where the hammer rides the block, this occurs when the block is full opened, click, then when you close it it slips off the block and into the half cock.
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by savagebrother
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

yes it does, i don't remember which message board i was on but one of the statement that some of the soldiers bought their rifles and had them re-barreled to 45/70. i wasnt sure exactly what he meant.
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by savagebrother
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

herrs the stack and the but plate and it has no markings on it.
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by savagebrother
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

Re: 1871 new york militia rolling block????

here are the only numbers on this rifle' but there is a name empressed in the stock. i can reads the top one but not the bottom??? thomas is the top name. there is nothing else on this rifle. it is an 1871 because it has all the atributes, long hammer spur, goes into safe when you open the block. so...
by savagebrother
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: NEW YORK STATE R-B TIN FINISH
Replies: 7
Views: 1355

Re: NEW YORK STATE R-B TIN FINISH

Hey fellows the R-B an apparent New York State militia rifle has a coating that from a distance looks like bare metal but up close it’s got a very light green tint to it. It’s rubbed off in areas of high contact like the bayonet. I think it’s some type of corrosion protection. You can scrape it off ...
by savagebrother
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: RR / Pre -1899
Topic: 1871 new york militia rolling block????
Replies: 19
Views: 1177

1871 new york militia rolling block????

hey guys just saying hello to everyone and i picked up a rolling block from gun broker. it was advertised as an 1871 new york state militia rifle in 50/70 govt. well it it home and yes it has all the features of a new york state militia rifle....but. there are no numbers on it as far as unit and so ...