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Message started by Knute1 on Aug 25th, 2018 at 9:16pm

Title: Re: U.S. Magazine Carbine, Model 1895
Post by butlersrangers on Aug 26th, 2018 at 4:09am
From the biographical information you supplied with your "Army Navy Journal" post, Lt. John Taylor Haines was serving in some capacity at Springfield Armory from October 1, 1894 to October 1, 1895.

He must have been quite involved in events or testing of what was to become the U.S. model 1896 carbine. He attests to the strength of the carbine's extractor ... "In 3,000 rounds fired by me, the extractor has never failed to withdraw the empty shell".

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