The trail carbine features a good ammunition capacity, great balance of damage and damage-per-second (DPS), brisk rate of fire, and high accuracy. The weapon is also inexpensive to repair, and incredibly durable, withstanding 2495 shots before breaking. Its tubular magazine is reloaded by hand one round at a time, as such it can be interrupted mid-way through reloading and fired if needed.
The trail carbine can fire a total of about 2495 standard rounds, the equivalent of 312 reloads, from full condition before breaking.
Found in the Zion Ranger station in Zion Canyon, in a footlocker behind a sofa in the corner of the room to the right as one enters.
When changing ammunition for the trail carbine the reload animation may loop and continuously reload. This can be remedied by just changing the ammunition type again. This glitch can also occur with any weapon with long reloading sequences, like the cowboy repeater and the brush gun. [verified]
If ammunition types are changed quickly, the gun will load in one bullet then be fully loaded. [verified]
If using the glitch above without the 8 rounds of that ammo type required to fully load the gun, it will keep loading one round at a time until it is interrupted. [verified]
Changing ammunition types quickly will cause lever and the receiver to be out half-cocked in the 3rd person view. [verified]
When using the regular iron sights on this weapon, the bullet travels slightly above the front sight. To compensate, the player should aim slightly below the target, or turn off true iron sights. [verified]
The reload animation of lever action weapons doesn't have a corresponding jam animation, so the weapon will not jam, even at near-broken conditions.[verified]
Trail carbine with the scope modification
Trail carbine with the steel forged receiver modification
Trail carbine with the custom stock modification
Trail carbine with all modifications, including cut content