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by Roger
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member
Replies: 5
Views: 91

Re: New Member

Hey fellas, I’ve been lucky enough to own a few 25 caliber Remington model 8s. They are really pleasant to shoot. Since my retirement, I’ve sold a couple to a fellow member here. But I still own 4, that are not for sale at this time. They’re a joy to own and shoot. They’ll become my three sons probl...
by Roger
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Model 8 .35 cal magazine spring
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Model 8 .35 cal magazine spring

I’ve purchased M8s with the mag spring installed backwards before. But I’ve never had one break before. There are always first times for everything though.
Usually they just fail to load/ eject correctly. You can look that tidbit up in Henwoods book.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired
Replies: 9
Views: 85

Re: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired

Hey fellas, Ihavent posted anything for awhile. But I see some of my friends posting and I must reply. Always be careful of any ammunition that is marked differently than your gun is. That being said, many brass cases are re purposed into some other caliber. If you’re unable to get the correct 35 Re...
by Roger
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Retirement sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: Retirement sale

Hey fellas, I’ve had some interest in my rifles. Actually have one 32 caliber round knob sold at this point. However I still would like to sell more pieces. I would really like to sell the whole group to one person. If any of you guys out there know of someone who might be interested,please give the...
by Roger
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Retirement sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: Retirement sale

Hey fellow members,I also have quite a few boxes of ammunition for the model 8s and 81s. Factory and reloads both . All calibers .
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 peep sight questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1428

Re: Model 8 peep sight questions

Sir, It’s probably a red field. Watch eBay and gunbroker . They pop up from time to time. I’ve had several over the years. I don’t have any right now that I would sell.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Retirement sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Retirement sale

I’m retiring soon and would like to sell off some my model 8s and81s. I haven’t done anything yet ,but if some member is interested, I will definitely talk to them about it. My email address is raw4555@gmail.com. Feel free to email me if you’re interested. There are round knobs,flat knobs, straight ...
by Roger
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Krieger conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 3107

Re: Krieger conversion

I'll have a Krieger conversion model 8 for sale soon. It is a round knob, in 35 Remington. It's in better shape than most m8s that are it's age. I'm retiring soon, and will be selling quite a few 8s and 81s
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: My Dad, a Marine w/ 3 Purple Hearts...
Replies: 4
Views: 1776

Re: My Dad, a Marine w/ 3 Purple Hearts...

Hey,Cam,I sure hope to meet your father someday. He sure seems like a guy I would want to know . Can’t wait to see the rest.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Trying to find rear sight
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: Trying to find rear sight

Sir,
I have several tang peep sights for Rem.8s How much do you want to spend?
Please email your response. My email address is found below. Don’t send me a private message. I never look at it.
Thanks Roger
by Roger
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"
Replies: 6
Views: 2719

Re: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"

Sir, I have several hunting grade model 8s. Or at least one possible parts gun.
I also have many parts ,barrels and jackets,etc. Don’t respond by private message here, I never look at it. My email address is in the address box below my name.
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1939 Remington Model 81 (35 Remington)
Replies: 7
Views: 4307

Re: 1939 Remington Model 81 (35 Remington)

Sir, You have an early 81 in what looks to be excellent condition. It’s always hard to tell from photos,but this one looks original to me. I have an early 81 in just about perfect condition also,except in 30 Remington. I would sell mine ,but not for any less than 1000.00$ In my humble opinion,you di...
by Roger
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member in North Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 1513

Re: New member in North Texas

Welcome aboard

Everyone here is friendly and helpful.If you need help just ask.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Model 8 Christmas 2019!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 2395

Re: Merry Model 8 Christmas 2019!!!

Hey CAmeron, Thanks again for posting this new Christmas story picture. I laughed out loud when I saw it.. Merry Christmas to all you fellow members.
Thank you for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 Remington load data
Replies: 6
Views: 2120

Re: 32 Remington load data

Hey fellas, I finally looked at my ammo in 32rem. The cartridge length varied from 2.530-40" with Hornady 170 jsp bullets. Once again,it varied from one rifle to the next as to which one shot the best groups. I hope this is helpful to those guys that are still able to hunt with these rifles. Our Dnr...
by Roger
Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:22 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 Remington load data
Replies: 6
Views: 2120

Re: 32 Remington load data

Sir, I have shot many deer with my model 8@81s in 32rem. One loading that seems to work well for me is Hornady or Speer 170gr jsp bullets over 31.5 gr.of 3031. BLC2 also worked well especially with the Hornady leverevolution 165 gr.bullets.,with 31.3 gr. Cartridge length escapes me as of this minute...
by Roger
Thu Nov 28, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 5
Views: 1830

Happy Thanksgiving

Hey fellow members, I look at the forum four or five days a week. I don't make too many comments any more. I'm not sure why. But I don't have the desire to correspond as much now that I'm close to retirement. I'm not hunting much anymore so it's taken away my desire to develop new loadings with new ...
by Roger
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 22467

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Welcome back,old buddy!
Roger
by Roger
Wed Apr 03, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Movie ref Frank Hamer/Bonnie&Clyde
Replies: 13
Views: 6176

Re: Movie ref Frank Hamer/Bonnie&Clyde

Being bored to tears last night,I decided to watch the Hamer movie again. I wanted to see what,(if anything) I missed in details. The first thing that I noticed, was in the gun shop scene. There are 2model 8 Remingtons, on the gunracks behind the counter. There may have been more. You really only ge...
by Roger
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Movie ref Frank Hamer/Bonnie&Clyde
Replies: 13
Views: 6176

Re: Movie ref Frank Hamer/Bonnie&Clyde

Hey guys, I actually watched the Hamer movie twice this weekend. It was great entertainment. But I'm pretty sure they took some artistic license with their version of the story. As far as who used what firearms at the ambush, we'll never really know the true answers. All of the participants who were...
by Roger
Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Sights for Model 8
Replies: 3
Views: 2040

Re: Sights for Model 8

Hey guys,
My latest m8c has #2-6-9 installed. I'm not able to say when they were installed. It is pretty cool that this set is on this c-grade.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Owner, Questions About My Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 2995

Re: New Owner, Questions About My Model 81

Sir, I'm not perfectly sure,but it looks like the Tang peep sight is a Lyman. It appears to be in decent
shape. And I have to concur with Jack on all the rest of the gun.I hope it shoots as well as all the ones I have.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 18176

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Well Jack, I m rarely at a loss for words,but in this case, I don't really know what to say. I will say that I feel good about being able to count you as a friend.Congratulations on a great collection.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 21
Views: 15023

Re: WTT Parts and more

Hey Carl,
I was wondering if you sold either of your Lyman 41 sights.My email is in the address box below.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8C -35 Remington
Replies: 13
Views: 5457

Re: Model 8C -35 Remington

Thanks to 81 Police for posting these pictures. Also thanks to all of you who have said such nice things about the newest addition to my collection. I've already got one C- grade model 8 in 32 Rem. So this one in 35 Rem is a welcome addition.My goal is to get one in all 4 calibers. I'm halfway there...
by Roger
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Remington Advertisements Collection
Replies: 3
Views: 2672

Re: Remington Advertisements Collection

Hey fellas, The Remington Autoloading Rifle ad at the top is one of the more rare ads that I own. It's from 1906 and I've never seen another one in person. I found the American Field paper,(it is just a newspaper) in an antique mall here that doesn't even exist anymore. I'm lucky enough to have a Br...
by Roger
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8C -35 Remington
Replies: 13
Views: 5457

Re: Model 8C -35 Remington

Hey Rifleman, I go to every Des Moines fairgrounds gun show if possible. My email address is in the address box below my name. Email me to make a plan.Id enjoy meeting another Iowan who likes JMB designed guns.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8C -35 Remington
Replies: 13
Views: 5457

Re: Model 8C -35 Remington

Hey guys, Due to the severe winter weather here,my m8 c is still not here. The USPS was closed for several days and it has really delayed the delivery. I'm hopeful that I will see it soon. It appears to be in Iowa now at least.
Roger
by Roger
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8C -35 Remington
Replies: 13
Views: 5457

Model 8C -35 Remington

Hey fellas, I've been lucky enough to locate a C- grade model 8, and tentatively have purchased it. 81 Police and Corey Creamer have helped me with their expert opinions, and now it's the old waiting game. I'm pretty excited to get a round knob C grade in 35 Rem. Of course I won't be able to know wh...
by Roger
Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Remington Advertisements Collection
Replies: 3
Views: 2672

Re: Remington Advertisements Collection

Hey fellas, I put this collage together many years ago.I have collected old gun ads for 30 plus years. It finally occurred to me that some members here might be interested in this. I asked Cam to post it and so he did. Thanks to him for everything that he does to keep this forum/website going. Feel ...
by Roger
Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Model 8 Christmas (2018)!
Replies: 4
Views: 2528

Re: Merry Model 8 Christmas (2018)!

Merry Christmas to all my fellow members of this forum.
Here's to a happier new year for us all!!
Roger
by Roger
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 26724

Re: Special Firearm

Hey Jack, Looks like you've done it big this time.I'm sure that I'm not the only member here that's in awe of this rifle. I have always believed that any FN1900, in this country, represents a "Holy Grail" of Model 8/81 collecting. However I've had to re think that belief,after seeing this rifle.I wo...
by Roger
Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: LA CO.Police 81
Replies: 9
Views: 4883

Re: LA CO.Police 81

Wow, and I actually got to hold it in Kansas City! Glad I was able to go there again. I can't wait until next year s show. Any of you Midwest guys on this forum, should really consider this show. Thanks again for keeping tabs on this rare piece for us all here on the forum.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: LA CO.Police 81
Replies: 9
Views: 4883

Re: LA CO.Police 81

Sir,
Thanks for your continued work on this auction.It was great just being able to see this rifle in person and actually getting to hold it. It's going to be fun to see how high it goes for in this auction. And once again, thanks for your time.
Roger
by Roger
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: gunbroker--problems
Replies: 7
Views: 4369

Re: gunbroker--problems

Thanks for your help, guys.Ill try your suggestions
Roger
by Roger
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: SRC
Replies: 10
Views: 6618

Re: SRC

As a collector of JMBrowning guns, I own many Winchester saddle ring carbines. I find this custom addition quite tasteful.I only wish that Remington had done it themselves originally. I would definitely be interested in knowing how and where you decided to locate it within the receiver. Thanks for y...
by Roger
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: gunbroker--problems
Replies: 7
Views: 4369

gunbroker--problems

Hey fellas, I' ve been having problems trying to find remington model 8 on gunbroker. It way be my old computer,but it continues to work on other models I go to. I' ve tried doing what Ihave been doing with the advanced search ,but it simply says there are 0 results. Have any of you guys had similar...
by Roger
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:48 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: First time shooting problems with 300 Savage 81
Replies: 18
Views: 7377

Re: First time shooting problems with 300 Savage 81

Sir , I'm also from Iowa, although from the southern part. I've deer hunted with many of my M8/81s. We of course had a high power late January season for 7-8 years. On e time a few years ago, I experienced some ejection problems. It was January and cold as all get out. At first I thought that the is...
by Roger
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: LA CO.Police 81
Replies: 9
Views: 4883

LA CO.Police 81

I attended the Missouri Valley Arms Collectors annual gunshow in Kansas City,Mo. Yesterday with my youngest son who lives in Platte City.We saw a display for an auction company which included a model81 police gun LA Co. Police department.It was equipped with the Police Officer Equipment co.magazine....
by Roger
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: semi pistol grip M8s
Replies: 3
Views: 2207

Re: semi pistol grip M8s

Sir, I believe that the 8c rifles came with English walnut. They also had finer checkering,versus the deluxe checkered 8 a rifles. My 8c also has a factory grip cap. It may have been on it originally,but it may have been done at the factory when they refinished the wood and rechased the checkering. ...
by Roger
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8
Replies: 33
Views: 145400

Re: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8

Sir, great work on this family heirloom rifle. I hope it brings you many hours of pleasure in the future. I'm sure it will function perfectly. They usually do. JMB was a true American genius.
Thanks for your time, Roger
by Roger
Wed May 16, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?
Replies: 12
Views: 7197

Re: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?

Hey Rob,
I'm sure glad you got this beautiful rifle. Those 30/30 caliber engraved pieces are quite scarce. I can't remember ever seeing one in person! I own one of the 35 caliber engraved pieces, and would like to get an engraved caliber 30 some day.Congrats again.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sun May 13, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8
Replies: 33
Views: 145400

Re: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8

Welcome aboard,Sir. You'll find the membership here to be friendly and helpful. I'm very glad to see you take an interest in prolonging the life of your family heirloom rifle. I've been lucky enough to inherit my grandfather's 3 guns. Nothing from the other side of the family,nor anything from my gr...
by Roger
Fri May 04, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?
Replies: 12
Views: 7197

Re: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?

Hey Rob, It looks like you may have a good one. I can't tell from the picture s but it appears to have the caliber engraved on the barrel jacket extension. Those are very hard to come by. Did you pay too much? I think you did fine. Hopefully it hasn't been reblued or messed with.Congrats on a great ...
by Roger
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:53 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from Oklahoma
Replies: 6
Views: 3456

Re: New member from Oklahoma

My sons and I had planned to go. But once again our work has ruined our plans. I sure wish that I lived that close to Tulsa gunshow.Then I could go no matter what. We are 7-8 hrs away. Hopefully in November!
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New from Iowa
Replies: 2
Views: 1989

Re: New from Iowa

Sir,
I've been collecting JMB designed firearms for a long time.Ive been a member of this forum for several years now.The members are friendly and helpful. I'm also from Iowa,so you are the first member that I know of that is from the Hawkeye state. Welcome aboard.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 c finally
Replies: 10
Views: 6329

Re: Model 8 c finally

Hey there Jack,
Thank you for your kind words.I couldn't be happier than I already am with this rifle. Unfortunately our weather here in Iowa hasn't allowed me to take it to the range for testing. Maybe soon.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 c finally
Replies: 10
Views: 6329

Re: Model 8 c finally

Hey Rob, it's great to hear from you. I bid on one of your auctions. Hope to win it.And Carl, I sent a buttplate photo to Cam. Maybe he will post it. I didn't take any pictures of the grip cap,but I will say it is UMC marked. The serial number of this rifle falls right in the pigeon hole for 1910-19...
by Roger
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 c finally
Replies: 10
Views: 6329

Re: Model 8 c finally

Hey fellas, It was a difficult year in 2017. I have not been able to find much time for this forum. My father has dimmentia now,and we have had to sell everything, including our land/farm etc. in Madison county.Just to support him,as he is now in assisted living in town. He fell on concrete last Mar...
by Roger
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 c finally
Replies: 10
Views: 6329

Model 8 c finally

Hey fellas, I recently purchased a Remington model 8C,in 32 Rem. It's a round knob , with a pistol grip cap. That work may have been done at the factory,or not. Hard to say at this point. It's got 3 special order sights. Also may have been done at the factory. At this point, who's to say. The buttst...