Training Rifles

Dummy weapons for training purposes, these can range from wooden poles almost to detailed copies of the real items.

 

E GERMANY

Dummy SKS rifle for fitment of training bayonet, uses the sprung loaded training bayonet.

 

UK

 
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WWI British SMLE training rifle

 

USA

No copy yet!  A copy of the 1905 made for both the Army and Navy to use 


CHILDRENS RIFLES

These were produced for kids in the 50's, produced in two markings this one and one marked KADET for a childrens cadet corps that lasted into the early 1970's. Most had a clicker mechanism that was cocked either by the lever action or the bolt action on the 1905 look alike versions
The paper manual that came with a Paris Dunn training rifle. it shows 10 different models of rifles at differetn lengths. The same rifles can be found marked KADET. many have a bayonet lug that takes a rubber bayonet, marked to match the rifles i.e. Kadet and Paris-Dunn.
A gun rack for the Kadet Parris Dunn rifles. the body is made from partially complete rifle stocks and has different height holders for the various rifle types made'
The cork firing models came with a small bag of corks, this is for the PAris Dunn trainer 
KADET rifle, the trainign rifles are identifiable by the provision of a sling

Paris Trainer lever action rifle and bayonet. 

Comparison of size of lever actions, the top two in the top picture are the PAris Dunn and Kadet versions of the same model, there are only slight cosmetic differences in sling color and placement of decals 
 
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  Parris Dunn
Paris Dunn centenary rifle and bayonet for the civil war, bayonet is very rare 
A copy of the 1905 made by Paris Dunn, it has the same bayonet mount as the lever actions above. 

 

 

 
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
Parris Dunn
 
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
WWI British SMLE training rifle