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2 edition of An illustrated guide to the "03 service rifle found in the catalog.

An illustrated guide to the "03 service rifle

Bruce N. Canfield

An illustrated guide to the "03 service rifle

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Published by Andrew Mowbray Publishers in Lincoln, RI .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-231) and index.

Other titlesIllustrated guide to the "03 Springfield service rifle, "03 Springfield service rifle
StatementBruce N. Canfield
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUD395.S8 C365 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24572060M
ISBN 101931464154
LC Control Number2004114992
OCLC/WorldCa60396766

It contains lots of interesting history and war photos. Click PIC to Enlarge These rifles, probably in their original configuration, should help collectors identify the features inherent in Remington Model rifle production of the lateearlyperiod. I am totally amazed with all the intestacies and variants of this rifle. Painted on this crate was: ROM T.

This is supported by a statement from General Julian S. Not to mention that they were prone to moisture and debris entering the scope. Although all these excellent books should be in the serious collector's reference library, it becomes quite evident that much more work needs to be done in ferreting out the true story of Remington's remarkable contribution to the war effort. It is probably the best book in terms of information and photographs on the available today. Exhaustive research has taken Brophy into some of the rarest collections in existence.

Brophy did excellent research on the firearm books he wrote. Other parts such as the cartridge follower are A3 replacement. These issues were quickly remedied by reformulating the powder to produce less harmful pressures, shortening the cartridge by. Posts 3, Bruce Canfield's M book is probably the best "introductory" book on Ms, in my opinion. No doubt there are other such questions.


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An illustrated guide to the "03 service rifle by Bruce N. Canfield Download PDF Ebook

It wouldn't be like British armorers to put to store rifles ready for issue that had possible splinter-causing gouges in the stocks, but this is just speculation.

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Thanks to everyone who has contributed so far, which is helping to make the Milsurps Collectors Forums a prominent site for serious collectors of all genres of old milsurp collectibles. Ian told me that as word was getting around to the collector fraternity, interest in these rifles was climbing sharply.

It is a great reference work! Thought it a bit of patriotic irony that a rifle that is "U. R on the Rear sight. If you are trying to find details of a specific version of the Springfield rifle this isn't the book for you.

It is well laid out and simple to understand. He says that his goal has not changed with the new edition. This was the beginning of Remington's process of stream-lining production efficiency that culminated in the development of the Model A3 and its kin.

Coiro on Jan 15, The book covered most of the different variations.

Rare M1903 Springfield Rifles

That said, it is likely that unless specifically mentioned in a yet unearthed Ordnance Department document, the number of standard rifles using these magazines, even on a probationary basis, will not be known. I recently purchased a Rock Island rifle. The most An illustrated guide to the 03 service rifle book book, Canfield's superlative, "Illustrated Guide to the '03 Springfield Service Rifle", probably has the most information on the early Remingtons, and certainly the best photographs of these models.

Heavily illustrated with professional photography showing the details that separate a great collectible rifle from the rest. Don't remember if it was Loren or his right hand man, Ian Shein, that called that day, but knowing I collected British arms, I was asked if I had any interest in Model rifles, previously owned by the British government, still in the grease, that had come out of a crate An illustrated guide to the 03 service rifle book had just been opened for the first time, after being sealed for the last 44 years.

In his new book, he has tried to walk through the history and the use of the I doubt you will regret having this book in your library. Less common variants include a lightened with a round magazine intended for use by pilots in World War I, and a with a shortened stock and barrel sometimes called The Bushmaster Carbine.

The book is almost entirely descriptive, and the author frequently resorts to verbatim "cut and paste" from original sources, making even straight reference type reading a heavy go sometimes.

A little disappointing for the price This book can answer many questions for the advanced Springfield collector or military technology researcher, but could be a real frustration for the general reader, who would be well advised to digest one of the more popular reader type books on the Springfield now on the market before tackling this volume.

Most are in excellent condition with little evidence, if any, of much firing, with bores almost as new. Although we're more German than English, he reluctantly sent it back with the understanding that it would be returned "after the war.

His book is more "history oriented" than "parts oriented". Our good friends the British, it seems, were in a spot of trouble after Dunkirk and desperately needed small arms like Dad's.

Poyer's book also is excellent, and there is a Kindle version of the machinist's view of the manufacture of the It is superbly sub-divided and allows the reader to quickly find his way to any particular variant or time period he wishes to study.

The majority of the few scratches in the metal work appear to be fresh, probably inflicted after the crates were opened. I bought this book as I had very little information on the Springfield rifles. The conversion of rod bayonet rifles to take the M bayonet is covered, along with the rifles that came after it.

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These are correct markings for a Rod Bayonet Rifle stock. See info and photos on page 20 of Bruce Canfield’s book, An Illustrated Guide to the ’03 Springfield Service Rifle. Barrel Length: Approximately 24 Inches. Sights / Optics: The front sight is a pinned blade atop the distinctive Rod Bayonet Rifle front sight base.

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