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Springfield Trapdoor Long Range Rifle 32" .45-70

Manufactured specifically for long range shooting, the Springfield Trapdoor Long Range Rifle features a knurled pistol grip that ensures better stability. With 32 " barrel held by bands; characterized by long stock with tip, sling holder and burnished stick. It is completed with a USA 430 diopter and a USA 455 tunnel sight and a Creedmore sight.
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At the end of the Civil War (1865), the war department had to replace the excellent muzzle loading muskets with metallic cartridge rifles. Between 1865 and 1866 appeared the first transformation of a muzzle loading Springfield musket made by Allin and in 1868 the first "Trapdoor Rifle" was built, further modified in 1870; requested , then three years later a new rifle in the .45-70 caliber . During the following 20 years quite a big number of Springfield Trapdoor rifles have been manufactured, among them also many versions with smooth barrels for cadets, for the target shooting and destined to the officers. The Springfield Trapdoor rifle is a typical gun of the American soldiers. It equipped the troops also during the Spanish-American War (1898-1899).Three of the most significant models are available: the U.S. Army Rifle, the U.S. Cavalry Carbine or the Officer's Rifle.
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SKU LC1/210178
MSRP 2665.8
Weight (LB) 9.25
Action Type Single shot
Barrel Contour Round
Barrel Finish Blued steel
Barrel Grooves 6
Barrel Length (in) 34"
Barrel Twist & Rotation RH 1x18"
Buttplate/Pad Casehardened steel
Caliber .45-70
Capacity 1
Drilled & Tapped On uppder tang for rear sight
Embellishments/Extras Includes adjustable creedmore tang sight and front tunnel sight
Firing Pin Type Traditional
Front Sight Dovetail tunnel sight
Forend Finish Walnut
Frame Finish Blued steel
Hand Dominance RH
New Arrival Product No
Manufacturer Pedersoli
UPC 8029874003896
FFL Dealer Required Yes
Overall Length (in) 51.88"
Rear Sight Flip up ladder sight, adjustable universal long range creedmore sight
Stock Finish Walnut
Taylor Tuning Option Taylor tuning not available
Trigger Type & Pull Single trigger
Triggerguard Finish Blued steel