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by olskool
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Loading the Model 81 .300 Savage caliber
Replies: 5
Views: 1657

Re: Loading the Model 81 .300 Savage caliber

yep that works foe me cam. that's how I load mine with no problems,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: my little 25-35
Replies: 6
Views: 1322

Re: my little 25-35

my bore is very good. not new but very good for a rifle that is well over 100 years old. it shoots 85gr. nosler BT or 117gr. Hornaday RN great! I have it zeroed with the 117gr. and varget powder. with the 85gr I was using #3031
by olskool
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: my little 25-35
Replies: 6
Views: 1322

Re: my little 25-35

well the way I looked at it I had nothing to loose and everything to gain. it was ugly with no bluing left at all. and the process to remove the dent I made up, I never heard of it being done like that but it worked perfect! I love bringing old things back to life to live again, here is a model 14 I...
by olskool
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: my little 25-35
Replies: 6
Views: 1322

Re: my little 25-35

no it's not the original blue. I found the rifle about 10 years ago in a gun shop. it was pretty much in the white. but it had no rust and tight as a tick, just no bluing left and the wood was faded out but in good shape. it had one huge dent in the barrel jacket. I took it and dismantled it, I took...
by olskool
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: my little 25-35
Replies: 6
Views: 1322

my little 25-35

I haven't shown this one in a wile. I had it out back on my shooting range the other day and took a couple of shots with the gun and a couple of shots with the camera. this gun serial # puts it about 1908 it is a sweet shooter,,,,,,,,,,,,Image
by olskool
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this checkering correct?
Replies: 8
Views: 2487

Re: is this checkering correct?

I would Cam but to be honest I think he is not trying to be truthful. I mean he told me he sold one just like it with the same checkering pattern 2 months ago, come on what is the odds he has ever had two with checkering much less two with that pattern. he can keep it,,,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this checkering correct?
Replies: 8
Views: 2487

Re: is this checkering correct?

thanks Cam, I didn't think it was. when I told the man selling it I didn't think it was factory he told me he sold one 2 months ago just like it! I knew then the odds of him having 2 factory original checkering cut guns was bull! he probably has some ocean front property in Arizona for sale also,,,,...
by olskool
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this checkering correct?
Replies: 8
Views: 2487

Re: is this checkering correct?

kenhwind wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:01 pm
Here's out 8 C forearm:

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thank you sir, and that is some nice wood on that gun!
by olskool
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this checkering correct?
Replies: 8
Views: 2487

Re: is this checkering correct?

here is the butt stock, it is on an auction site. I didn'tImage think it was right.
by olskool
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this checkering correct?
Replies: 8
Views: 2487

is this checkering correct?

I need a little help, is the cImageheckering pattern correct or has it been added?
by olskool
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 35 cast boolit load,,,,,,,,,,
Replies: 4
Views: 1865

Re: 35 cast boolit load,,,,,,,,,,

sorry for taking so long to reply. the ideal # is 358515 the lube is beeswax and olive oil mixed fairly soft. sized to .360 and a light roll crimp on the crimp groove, that was my OAL,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 Remington load data
Replies: 6
Views: 1974

Re: 32 Remington load data

Image a full charge of imr 4895 will do. that is what my 1927 model 8 likes with speer 170gr. just use 32 Winchester special data, you will be fine,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 35 cast boolit load,,,,,,,,,,
Replies: 4
Views: 1865

35 cast boolit load,,,,,,,,,,

https://i.imgur.com/QtfwdiKl.jpg I thought I would share this load with ya'll I shot this the other day at 100yds off my bench with my 1933 model 8 in 35 rem. I used a old ideal 200gr. hp mold with 34gr. of #3031 and a fed 210 primer. I shot it at 50yds and cut a triangle 3 shot so I moved on to 10...
by olskool
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Can you convert a .32 Rem to a .35 Rem by switching parts?
Replies: 5
Views: 2448

Re: Can you convert a .32 Rem to a .35 Rem by switching parts?

I have a 30rem. barrel assembly I put on my 32 receiver. that works great,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: when was sling swivel threaded hole added
Replies: 3
Views: 2137

Re: when was sling swivel threaded hole added

yes sir that is what I wanted. one of my rifles dates to 1927 and it dose not have the drilled jacket. but according to what the book says it should, hum, very curious. I don't think it was altered with another jacket, as I bought that gun from an old lady in California. the gun belonged to her dad ...
by olskool
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: when was sling swivel threaded hole added
Replies: 3
Views: 2137

Re: when was sling swivel threaded hole added

I guess nobody knows,,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: when was sling swivel threaded hole added
Replies: 3
Views: 2137

when was sling swivel threaded hole added

when was (the year) the sling swivel threaded hole added to the barrel jacket for the model 8?
by olskool
Thu Dec 27, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Special Firearm
Replies: 50
Views: 25752

Re: Special Firearm

WOW!
by olskool
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: redfield 102 sight on ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 2922

redfield 102 sight on ebay

https://www.ebay.com/itm/233046926279 redfield 102 sight on ebay
by olskool
Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Old rifle still knocks them down!
Replies: 9
Views: 5319

Re: Old rifle still knocks them down!

now that is cool,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Still in the field at 96 years old
Replies: 2
Views: 2287

Re: Still in the field at 96 years old

that is a nice deer, nice gun, and you made a good shot! any deer with open sights is a trophy! I have killed several with my 8s and 81 they are fun just to tote in the woods. glad to see they are still alive,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: a gun from God,,,,,,,,,,
Replies: 5
Views: 3994

Re: a gun from God,,,,,,,,,,

oh I am thankful! Psalm 37:4-5 4 Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
5 Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
by olskool
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: a gun from God,,,,,,,,,,
Replies: 5
Views: 3994

a gun from God,,,,,,,,,,

https://i.imgur.com/drcFZ0El.jpg I may have posted this before. but there is little activity here so I figured nobody would mind If put it up again. I killed this bandit one morning wile I was deer hunting. he was eating my corn, yes we bait for deer in SC, I shot him with my 25/35 model 8 made in ...
by olskool
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8
Replies: 33
Views: 124099

Re: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8

very nice job!
by olskool
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 #25
Replies: 3
Views: 3043

Re: Model 8 #25

its clean to boot!
by olskool
Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Few shots with the 81 the other day
Replies: 7
Views: 4629

Re: Few shots with the 81 the other day

good video pitchy, I love the 35 it is a hammer on deer. I have some with the peep sights, I do not like them. I shoot better with the iron sights.
by olskool
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: my 35 and buck
Replies: 13
Views: 6888

Re: my 35 and buck

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by olskool
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: my 35 and buck
Replies: 13
Views: 6888

Re: my 35 and buck

Image
by olskool
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: my 35 and buck
Replies: 13
Views: 6888

Re: my 35 and buck

Imagehttps://i.imgur.com/GZRnmHF.jpg[/img] a couple more inside,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: my 35 and buck
Replies: 13
Views: 6888

Re: my 35 and buck

Imagethanks for asking, got it done!
by olskool
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: my 35 and buck
Replies: 13
Views: 6888

my 35 and buck

Imagea buck I killed last year with my 35 rem. made in 38 I posted it before but can't find it. with so little activity here I didn't think you would care if I added it again,,,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 32 rem kill
Replies: 3
Views: 3804

Re: 32 rem kill

Image here is the same photo as it was above until the blackmailers at photobucket demanded money,,,,,,,,,
by olskool
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: model 81 still gets the job done!
Replies: 8
Views: 6413

Re: model 81 still gets the job done!

that dose look like lipstick, but I don't think he could live with it so he died!
by olskool
Thu Nov 24, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Finally had some luck--32 Remington
Replies: 5
Views: 5467

Re: Finally had some luck--32 Remington

very nice, don't be fooled by "the modern calibers" the old 32 is just as potent and has all the knock power a 30-30 will ever have. I have killed several deer with mine and most fall on the spot. I use cast lead and the speer sp. with imr 4895
by olskool
Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Model 8 deer 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 6021

Re: Model 8 deer 2016

good job! nice deer and rifle.....
by olskool
Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Finally had some luck--32 Remington
Replies: 5
Views: 5467

Re: Finally had some luck--32 Remington

man that's great! it sure is a good feeling to take a deer the old way! God willing I will be in the woods in the morning. I killed one nice little buck this year with my new 1938 model 81 in 35 rem. it has been a while since I killed one with my 32 that is a nice gun you have to, great job. what bu...
by olskool
Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: working on new book
Replies: 2
Views: 3373

Re: working on new book

that sounds like a great project, I have some kills posted on here with my 8s and 81 that you are welcome to use if you are interested. just let me know.

mike
by olskool
Sun Oct 16, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: model 81 still gets the job done!
Replies: 8
Views: 6413

Re: model 81 still gets the job done!

and the entrance just behind the shoulder.Image
by olskool
Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:57 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: model 81 still gets the job done!
Replies: 8
Views: 6413

Re: model 81 still gets the job done!

the exit wound of that flex tip with 35gr of 3031Image
by olskool
Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Model 8 with Lions & Bears Oh MY!
Replies: 5
Views: 5743

Re: Model 8 with Lions & Bears Oh MY!

well they aint so cool anymore, they aint there!
by olskool
Fri Oct 14, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: model 81 still gets the job done!
Replies: 8
Views: 6413

model 81 still gets the job done!

Imagei shot this buck this morning with my model 81 35 rem. made in 1938, he was hot after a doe. I used a 200gr hor. flex tip with 35gr of imr3031 he was about 50yds broad side, it was a great hunt with a great old rifle.
by olskool
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:32 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: IRAQVETERAN8888 Talks Model 8!
Replies: 3
Views: 2559

Re: IRAQVETERAN8888 Talks Model 8!

Image and my wife's engraved constable 380
by olskool
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: IRAQVETERAN8888 Talks Model 8!
Replies: 3
Views: 2559

Re: IRAQVETERAN8888 Talks Model 8!

Image I always thought the astras looked like the 8s having a tubular barrel. here is my 600
by olskool
Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:34 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: who can cut my barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 4050

Re: who can cut my barrel

thanks anyway Jack.
by olskool
Sun Sep 25, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: who can cut my barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 4050

who can cut my barrel

I have a spare model 8 barrel in 30 rem. I would like to shorten to carbine length, how would I get to do that for me?
by olskool
Fri Sep 16, 2016 3:56 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: LOVE STORIES: Your first model 8 (or 81)
Replies: 16
Views: 7969

Re: LOVE STORIES: Your first model 8 (or 81)

nice story packmule.
by olskool
Fri Aug 19, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: sling
Replies: 2
Views: 2018

Re: sling

I have two sets of original swivels. but I just hate to drill on an original stock that has survived untouched for 78 years. but on the other hand I would like to put a sling on it. decisions decisions.......
by olskool
Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New 141 Gamemaster!
Replies: 5
Views: 4034

Re: New 141 Gamemaster!

Mikeshoe72 wrote:Howdy All,
Just won a 141 Gamemaster in 32 Rem on Gun Broker. Will be my first experience with the 32. It should mix well with my 8 and 81. These rifles are so addicting! I'll update when it arrives.

Mike
you will like that rifle, I have a model 14 carbine and a 141 transition model both in 30 rem.
by olskool
Fri Aug 05, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: sling
Replies: 2
Views: 2018

sling

I would like to put the correct sling swivels on my 81 that I have posted in the former thread (photos I promised) dose anyone think it will hurt the value? I have the correct set. the gun is so nice I hate to modify it in any way but I know It will go with me to the woods, but I am real carful with...