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Old 02-13-2013, 03:22 AM   #71
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Well, goodnight guys. I may do this or something similar tomorrow aftrrnoon.
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Well, the 30-06 could not have been the first round for a rifle made in 1903, since it did not come along until 1906. First round was a round nosed, 220 gr load called the 30-03. (got 1 round in my collection- bit scarce)

And yes- the Colt Model 1903 .32 Smokeless Rimless was issued. In addition to certain used by OSS personnel, it was the official General Officer's sidearm. George Patton notwithstanding, when you made Brigader, you were issued a .32 with holster and belt, pistol engraved with our name. NRA museum in Fairfax has Eisenhower and MacAthur's .32s on display.

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Ahhh, duh on #1 oh well guess im just tired hehe
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The 1903A2 was a stockless action and barrel. It was mounted in a block that could be inserted into an artillery piece, and used as a subcaliber training device.

Yep, Vampir, mounted on the Stg44- although the weight is hardly "man portable". At the same time the US M3 carbine was being fielded- an M1 Carbine, infrared scope. Used in 1945, invasion of Okinawa.
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The 1903A2 was a stockless action and barrel. It was mounted in a block that could be inserted into an artillery piece, and used as a subcaliber training device.

Yep, Vampir, mounted on the Stg44- although the weight is hardly "man portable". At the same time the US M3 carbine was being fielded- an M1 Carbine, infrared scope. Used in 1945, invasion of Okinawa.
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What was the first rifle issued to U.S. Military forces. What musket established the gun screw threads that would be used up thru the Trap Door Spfld?
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The first FIREARM was a matchlock musket, carried by members of the Public Guard, established in May, 1618, Jamestown VA. That organization still exists today-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Capitol_Police


First RIFLE may have been the 1792 Contract Rifle- although rifles were (rarely) used earlier than that.


But a darned good question!
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This is easy and I just want to get in on this. What gun is known as the Chicago Typewriter?
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This is easy and I just want to get in on this. What gun is known as the Chicago Typewriter?
The M1928 Thompson Submachinegun
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What country manufactures the NTW-20 antimaterial rifle
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1. What does "SMLE" stand for??

2. What does the ROF on a British rifle stand for?

3. What is the official U.S. military designation of the Garand.

4. What is the official U.S. military designation of the SIG P226?

5. What war was the 1903A3 used in?
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