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by jack1653
Thu May 16, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New recruit from Central Pa
Replies: 10
Views: 1685

Re: New recruit from Central Pa

Hey Hibby, No doubt about it! You definitely are showing the strong symptons of “jackitis”. I can recall those early years when all I wanted was one more to complete a set. Just one more and I will be satisfied, I thought. WRONG!! Many years have past and every once in a while I get a relapse and ha...
by jack1653
Sat May 11, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 864

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

Hey Sarge,

Another example of good craftsmanship!! I like the wood block idea and will be making one for myself. I know that takedown tool will make disassembly a lot easier. Congratulations on your creations and will await some feedback on how it works for you.

Kindest Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat May 11, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Dent Raiser tool
Replies: 2
Views: 442

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Dent Raiser tool

Hey Sarge, You have a really nice tool. The machinist did a great job of creating a tool that will surely make removing dents a whole lot easier. If you were closer, I would be making some regular trips to see you take those dents out of the jacket. I could bring some jackets so you could practice. ...
by jack1653
Sat May 11, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3628

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Hey Adam,

I have sent you a Private Message.

Jack
by jack1653
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3628

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Hey Adam,

I will be happy to send some pictures of the Krieger magazine. Give me a few days to get things together. I will try and get them before I leave for Cape Cod next week. If I don’t, I will get them when I return in May.

Regards,

Jack
by jack1653
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3628

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Glad to see you back on line. That shoulder surgery is no fun. The rehab is what takes forever. When I had my repair, the old pain was gone but the physical therapy brought on new pains. It took me almost all year to get back to normal. I will be looking forward to seeing your posts again. Regards, ...
by jack1653
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8s & an 81 Group Photo
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: Model 8s & an 81 Group Photo

A nice set of rifles that shows some of the nice features. Could be a touch of jackitis setting in. Keep up the collecting.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Hey Carl,

You might be right. I dont recall seeing this post and am impressed with the pictures and subsequent postings about the rifle. What was the round thing that sparked interest among the cookie lovers? Take care.

Regards,

Jack
by jack1653
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hi from a new old guy
Replies: 7
Views: 1245

Re: Hi from a new old guy

Hey GrampyTom, Welcome to the forum! You sure know how to make a grand entrance with the model 81 D. There aren’t many of these rifles and to find one just waiting to be bought is very unusal. I am glad to see you give it a good home. We will be waiting to see more pictures of this beauty. Regards, ...
by jack1653
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Hunting in the Adirondacks
Replies: 7
Views: 1182

Re: Hunting in the Adirondacks

Hey Maynard,

Welcome to the forum. What a great picture!! Thank you for sharing it with us. The pictures of the catalog are very good. I haven’t seen one like this before. Imagine buying a brand new model 8 for $58.10.!!

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Krieger conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Re: Krieger conversion

Hey Luke, I think the Krieger’s are very difficult to find and may be considered rare. They often command a higher price than a fixed magazine. If you do a lot of shooting you will appreciate how easy it is to load and to unload the rifle. Prices can be all over the place will depend on the conditio...
by jack1653
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another restoration completed
Replies: 10
Views: 1578

Re: Another restoration completed

Hey Sarge,

What a great job on the restoration!! You certainly had a challenge and I can appreciate the effort it took to get it looking great. I think the model 11’s are great looking shotguns. That Browning look is certainly recognizable. Congratulations.

Kindest Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Hey Guys, I want to Thank each of you for your replies to the collection. Your replies have been very complimentary and have brought back a lot of good memories. I am glad that several of you were able to see the collection at our “Model 8 & 81 Meet and greet”. I was glad to see Joe and Carl bust th...
by jack1653
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Hey Guys, I found another thread where I had requested help from members about what would be an ideal set of these rifles. The replies from many of you resulted in additional sets that I put together. You can read about it by going to the link I have listed. http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.co...
by jack1653
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Hey Guys, I had another idea that may show additional rifles that are in my collection that may not be in the Sets and pictures in the first posting. I know in some cases there will be repeats but it is hoped that there will be more detail of the rifle. What I am providing below are links to the var...
by jack1653
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New recruit from Central Pa
Replies: 10
Views: 1685

Re: New recruit from Central Pa

Hey Luke, Welcome to the forum. Thank you for your service! You are at the right spot to learn about these rifles. The 35 is a good round and you can still buy ammo for it. The 25 is a good round but finding ammo is tough. Reloading can help sove that problem. We will look forward to seeing some add...
by jack1653
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Sights for Model 8
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Re: Sights for Model 8

Hey Carl,

I have examples of all but No. 17, 18 and 20. I have never seen them but it would be nice to get one.

Regards,

Jack
by jack1653
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Sights for Model 8
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Sights for Model 8

Hey Guys,

Someone recently was asking about the sights that came on the model 8. I found the attached literature in some of my papers onthe model 8. Note the prices way back then!

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Here is more. Another set consists of model 81 FBI rifles in30 caliber. There are six rifles in this set consisting of early and late models. 81police has made postings on the forum about these rare rifles. Probably my favorite set consists of sixteen FN Model 1900 rifles. In Set Thirteen, I selecte...
by jack1653
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

The saga continues. I cannot tell you when I decided to put together the first grouping of rifles. I do remember that the early years went very slow and I had not got the bug to put together a set. I think that getting John Henwood’s book was the main factor in getting serious about collecting the R...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Hey Guys, When I started putting these sets together, I thought with all the rifles in my collection it would be easy. But, I soon found out it would require a lot of work. It would require the handling of more than 220 rifles, examining and separating them based on condition, caliber, grade and uni...
by jack1653
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Hey canuck, Thanks for the comments and questions. At the age of 76, I have been with guns as far back as I can remember. I have pictures of me at the age of 3-4 holding my Grandpa’s shot gun which I still have. I bought the first Remington Model 81 in 1985 because it reminded me of the Browing A-5....
by jack1653
Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Put thumb and finger on picture then spread them.
by jack1653
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Owner, Questions About My Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 1073

Re: New Owner, Questions About My Model 81

Hey ksmitty, Welcome to the forum! Happy to have you among us. Congratulations on your purchase. The 300 isa good round and you can still buy it. I will try and answer some of your questions. The rifle has been reblued. The bluing is not the typical slow-rust that you will find on these rifles. The ...
by jack1653
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 8876

Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Dear Members and Guests, After much deliberation, encouragement and assistance I have put together some comments and pictures of some of my Remington Model 8, Model 81 and FN Model 1900 rifles. Cameron will begin posting the pictures tomorrow. I hope that you will enjoy seeing the rifles. John Henwo...
by jack1653
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8C -35 Remington
Replies: 13
Views: 2379

Re: Model 8C -35 Remington

Hey Roger,

A great find! It is a beauty and it looks to be in excellent condition. Defintely worth the wait. Congratulations.

Kindest Regards,

Jack
by jack1653
Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Rifleman, Everything turned out okay with the Fraser. The confusion was more of a misunderstanding on what occurred and when it occurred. I was able to confirm that there was some work done on the rifle by a competent gunsmith. That explained to me why some of the internal parts were replaced wi...
by jack1653
Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Operating handle removal
Replies: 10
Views: 2020

Re: Operating handle removal problem

Hey chas1949,

That looks so much better than what I made. Where can I get one?

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Operating handle removal
Replies: 10
Views: 2020

Re: Operating handle removal problem

Hey Long Recoil,

Take a look at this thread. http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety. ... 41e6592ce3

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Loose carrier pins
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Re: Loose carrier pins

These pins are meant to be loose. They cannot come out once the bolt is inplace. I would suggest that you remove the blue loctite and polish the pins as you first found them. Under no circumstances should you use JB Weld to hold these pins in place!!!

Good Luck.

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Another New Guy
Replies: 2
Views: 1181

Re: Another New Guy

Hey Greg,

Welcome to the forum. Always good to have anotherfan of these springpoles join the group and share some stories. Some good guys here thatare willing to help when asked. We would like to see some pictures of your rifle!

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

You're right Jack, the tool on the 1900 section of the home page is the tool I saw some time ago and was referring to in my earlier post. Reference your posts on FN1900 serial number 721, being your Fraser custom 1900 has parts with the 721 serial number, does that mean that Fraser took parts from ...
by jack1653
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Looking For 721
Replies: 3
Views: 1301

Re: Looking For 721

Hey Guys, An update on the search for The FN 1900 serial number 721. The search is over. After a lot of help from the seller, I have found the person who bought the FN. The seller spent a lot of time searching through FFL logs and sales transactions before finding the buyer. I was updated several ti...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Rifleman,

To see pictures of the FN take down tool, go to the Home page for this site and look under the topic FN 1900. Scroll down until you see two photos of the tool that Cameron has posted. These are the two pictures that are in my files.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Rifleman, Thanks for the question. It is my understanding from Stephen Coker that the items in the case were either made by Fraser or by “sub-contactors” hired by Fraser. I think this is the case for the tool as evidenced by the name on the tool, that this was made especially for the Dan Fraser ...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Guys, That is just about all of the pictures of the rifle and accessories that I have at this point. I will go back through and see if I have any that I missed to post. As 81police mentioned in his post, the rifle was a FN 1900 before Fraser made the modifications to it. I took the rifle down to...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

More take down tool pictures.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

More take down tool pictures.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

More take down tool pictures.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Guys, The next pictures are of the "take-down Tool". This is the best take-down tool that I have ever seen. I have taken several pictures of the tool so that you may see how it was made. One of the pictures has the name of the company that made the tool. The company was started in 1801 and has a...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

More rifle in the case.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Rifle in case.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

And some more.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Trigger Safety Modification.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

More Engraving. Note the proof marks on the first pictures. They are not the normal FN proof marks seen on other FN’s which are Belgium proof marks. The proof marks on this rifle are British. This was explained to me by Stephen Coker who is an authority on the Fraser Rifles.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

More Engraving.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Some more engraving.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

The oil container and sling. For an interesting read, Look up the name that is on the cap of the oil can. You can find it on the internet.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

The oil container and sling. For an interesting read, Look up the name that is on the cap of the oil can. You can find it on the internet.
by jack1653
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 14871

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Guys,

There were several accessory items that came with the rifle.

An Ivory container,
A oil container,
A sling,
A two piece cleaning rod but no tips,
Two stripper clips with 35 Rem ammo and
a Take down tool.

These next pictures will show the items.