Rolling block rifle

Rolling block rifle

A particular kind of breech closing mechanism for a single shot breech-loading rifle.
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Q: I recently acquired a small Remington Rolling Block rifle at a private sale.
Very few, such as the Colt SAA revolver and the Remington Rolling Block rifle, are actually still offered by companies bearing those famous names.
50 Sharps and an 1875 Rolling Block rifle and carbine.
45-90 because the sights of my Gove Rolling Block rifle were filed in for the same weight and similar profile.
Remington's fabled rolling block rifle action was a symphony in simplicity and has withstood the sands of time because it is still available in single- shot pistol configuration offered by Navy Arms.
Q: I have a Remington Rolling Block Rifle in 8mm Lebel and a bulk box of old French Ammo.
50-70-450--the M1870 Springfield Rolling Block rifle used a .
Navy Arm's John Bodine Rolling Block rifle is a worthy tribute to one of America's first and finest long-range marksmen.
00) strays a bit from the mechanical facts about how the Remington Rolling Block rifle locks up.
It was introduced in the midst of a technological revolution that saw advances in arms coming at a rapid rate; the world market was being flooded with new rifles, many of which were superior to the Remington; the sterling performance of the charger-loaded Mauser in the Spanish-American and Anglo-Boer Wars spelled doom for most competing designs, and they quickly captured the lion's share of the Latin American military market that Remington's Rolling Block rifle had dominated for decades.
1868," a Belgian-made copy of the Remington Rolling Block rifle that the Papacy's armed forces had adopted.
With the shortcomings of the Model 1867 Carbine in mind, and to equip their Marines who were still armed with rifled muskets, after trials in 1869 the Navy ordered 10,000 improved Rolling Block rifles known as the Model 1870 which were manufactured at Springfield Arsenal instead of by Remington.