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Original Springfield Trapdoor Officer model meets original Ideal 45-70-500 tool

The Springfield Trapdoor officer model is one of the most elegant and most handy hunting rifles of the 19th century, but it is still a capable hunting gun today even with black powder cartridge. For this project I was lent an original 45-70-500 Ideal tool as well to make the story full. Here is the story of the Officer model and the story of the early years of reloading business.
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