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M1903 & Variants


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Serialization Charts:
Springfield Armory
M1903/A1/A2
Remington
M1903/A3/A4
Smith-Corona
M1903A3
Serial Number/Barrel Date Lists:
Springfield Armory
M1903
Rock Island Arsenal
M1903
Remington
M1903
Remington
M1903A3
Remington
M1903A4
Smith Corona
M1903A3
Steel Lot code / Bolt usage charts:

Springfield Armory
1903-12 (S)

Springfield Armory
1903-12 (M,B,C)

Springfield Armory
1909-18 (C,D)

Springfield Armory
1909-16 (D,F,H)

Springfield Armory
1909-17 (I)

Springfield Armory
1909-20 (J,L)

Springfield Armory
1921-29 (WL,J,R,NS)

Springfield Armory
1929-40 (NS,J,D,X,B)

Springfield Armory
1940-41 (BF)

Springfield Armory
1941 (BF)

Springfield Armory
1941-42 (BF)

Springfield Armory
1942 (BF,R)

Springfield Armory
1942 (HO)

Springfield Armory
1942-44 (HO,8620)

Rock Island Arsenal
1904-13

Rock Island Arsenal
1914-19

Lookup
Table

Explanatory
Notes 1-11

Explanatory
Notes 12-15


My Rifles:
Springfield Armory M1903 Rifle
Details (circa 1918)
Parts Gun
Details
Springfield Armory M1903 Rifle
Details (circa 1934)
Shot Group
1934 Rifle
Remington M1903A3
(circa 1943 Rifle)
Remington M1903A3
Details
From Parts to Rifle
(circa 1917 Rifle)
Four Rifles
Springfield Armory & Rock Island Arsenal Parts:
1917 Parts
Detail
Tang Milling
1918 vs 1934
A3 Band Imprint
in M1903 Stock
Blued Parts
Armory Wire Finish
Bolt Stops Buttplates Early Numbered Buttplate Small vs Large Traps
(Photo by DonW)
Handguards
WWII Replacement
High Hump Handguards
WWI & Before
Lower Bands Receiver Steel Lot Code
(circa 1917)
Magazine Springs
(A3 vs 03)
Receiver Holes
(Gas escape & Hatcher)
Drift Slides Ordnance Crest
on forend tip
Tang Bushing Trigger Slot Pin Serrated Trigger M1905 Rear Sight
with platinum wire inlay
Rear Sight Dismount Slide Parts
(exploded view)
Firing Pin and Striker SA Sears
Pre-WWII vs WWII
SA Firing Pins Unknown FPs Drill Clip
(Dry Firing Device)
Star Gage
Muzzle Stamp
(Photo by Johnny Peppers)
Mk 1 Trigger & Cutoff
(Photo by Rich Jordan)
RIA Swept
Handle Bolt
(Photo by Dan Morton)
RIA Receiver
Front
(Photo by DonW)
RIA Receiver
Bottom
(Photo by DonW)
Stock Types
(Photo by Mark Stern)
Bolts:
Bolt Bucket SA I11 SA J5 Bolt Handles SA J5 Swept Handle
SA J6 SA WL/3
(Photo by DonW)
SA NS SA J1
(Photo by DonW)
SA B2
WWII
SA X
(Photo by Mark Hubbs)
Stamped Knob BF 17
BF 40 R 4 HO 26
(Photo by DonW)
HO 35
(Photo by DonW)
RIA R10 RIA NS RIA NS
Swept Handle
(Photo by DonW)
RIA WG1
Remington & Smith-Corona Parts:
Remington M1903
Firing Pins
Remington Blue
Example Parts
Remington Sears
03 vs A3
Remington Bolts
03 vs A3
Remington
Buttplate
Remington Cutoff
Exploded View
Remington Firing Pins Remington Parkerizing
Remington Rear Sight
Exploded View
Remington Safety Lever
Serifed/Block Letters
Remington & Smith-Corona
Firing Mechanisms
Smith-Corona
Bolt Sleeve
Small & Large
Bow Triggerguards
Smith-Corona
Butt Plate
Remington vs Smith-Corona
Stamped Buttplates
SC Stock Marks
(Photo by Darreld Walton)
Other Parts:
Bay Products
Replacement Bolt Sleeve
Oneida Limited
WWII Replacement Sight
Brown & Sharpe (B&S)
WWII Replacement
Commercial Controls
WWII Replacement
Sedgley Sight Cover Sedgley Stock
Tools:
Case Extractor
Mark II
Cleaning Rod
Model 1916
Nickel Plated
Oiler
Folding
Screwdriver
Safety Assembly Tool Breech Taper Gage
(Throat Erosion)
1.940 Headspace Gage
(GO Gage)
Mounting an Extractor
using end cutters
Barrel Vise &
Receiver Wrench
Ray-Vin Sight Micrometer Poor Man's Sight Tool


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