Tacti-cool 1873 Trapdoor Springfield

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson
Just a joke. The EOTech sight is not attached 🙂

SayUncle was given a 1873 Trapdoor Springfield which belonged to his great grandfather.

Read about it here and the follow up post here.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Pedro Pedro on Oct 15, 2009

    I drop in here to check out some of the "off the beaten track" type firearms that you discover lying around.
    I love old guns, and your photo nearly gave me a heart attack when I saw that EOTech sight on that lovely old trapdoor rifle.

    Seconds late, I read the disclaimer, but please don't do that to us old farts again!

    Ambulance rides are not in the budget.

    • Steve Steve on Oct 15, 2009

      @Pedro Pedro, sorry about that ;) Gun abuse is never a laughing matter ;)

  • Sated Sated on Feb 14, 2011

    Please can you send the acceptance test for single shot grenade launcher xl200A1