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by imfuncity
Fri Jan 23, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: info on the Marbles r6 peep sight that i just recieved.
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: info on the Marbles r6 peep sight that i just recieved.

Here you go, this is the release Roger is referring to.
Marble R 6 sight (2).jpg
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by imfuncity
Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: info on the Marbles r6 peep sight that i just recieved.
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Re: info on the Marbles r6 peep sight that i just recieved.

Yes, R 6 is the correct Marbles for the M-8. Should have sold for about $4 back in the day... might go for a bit more then that now. ;)
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Thinking about my Model 8.
Replies: 13
Views: 3053

Re: Thinking about my Model 8.

"I'd like to know that too. I think that I'll begin keeping records of hunt success and keeping that on a piece of paper under buttplates."

Believe 81Police still has a rifle that'll show you how NOT to mark number of deer taken. ;)
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 5453

Re: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!

What? there are rooms still available?!?!

Yup, I have resurface, Jack woke me up with an email regarding "the gathering"... borrowed a confuser to see what's what.

I'll likely not make it but indeed this show is still on my bucket list and you guys being there... now that is a temptation fur-sur!
by imfuncity
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:26 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New company for my 35 rem. Krieger conversion 300 savage
Replies: 6
Views: 1800

Re: New company for my 35 rem. Krieger conversion 300 savage

I'm not much new ;) but I still gota try that one. Thanks
by imfuncity
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Remington Settles 700 Trigger lawsuit
Replies: 1
Views: 886

Re: Remington Settles 700 Trigger lawsuit

Thanks Joe, I was not aware of this at all.
by imfuncity
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Model 8 carry bag
Replies: 5
Views: 1452

Re: Model 8 carry bag

Wise plan... in most places these days.
by imfuncity
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:17 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Well, what do we have here...
Replies: 6
Views: 1326

Re: Well, what do we have here...

Way-cool. Let us know how she does.
by imfuncity
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:14 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: The Best Things In Life
Replies: 7
Views: 2092

Re: The Best Things In Life

Great job all around. :)
by imfuncity
Thu Dec 04, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: GB M8 huh?
Replies: 9
Views: 1698

Re: GB M8 huh?

Sorry for the misconception... got 8s and 81s but no mintys anymore, just good user/shooters. :D

I'd agree that mint or special goes for a premium, this one just didn't seem like that to me but... as we get more eyes on it, more pixs, and info... maybe? :o
by imfuncity
Wed Dec 03, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: GB M8 huh?
Replies: 9
Views: 1698

Re: GB M8 huh?

Yup, you guys are confirming what I was seeing (or not seeing) - no kreiger, no upgrades,... sumpt'n miss'n for sure. As much as I'd like to believe his price, think he'll be keeping it for a long while or lowering the price significantly, but.... We'll be watching.
by imfuncity
Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: GB M8 huh?
Replies: 9
Views: 1698

GB M8 huh?

Wow, thought I just took a little nap... for that price I'd sell a few!
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =455909240
by imfuncity
Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 37
Views: 11409

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

Welcome aboard... love the back story, can hardly wait for the pictures.
by imfuncity
Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 14, not an 8 but it is in 25Rem
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

Re: Rem 14, not an 8 but it is in 25Rem

Good eye, missed that... another good reason to get in on this one? ;) (Glad I've already got mine.)
by imfuncity
Wed Nov 19, 2014 12:39 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 14, not an 8 but it is in 25Rem
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

Rem 14, not an 8 but it is in 25Rem

No dog in the hunt... price still good but almost a day left to go.
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =451640886
by imfuncity
Wed Nov 19, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: something I found at the local gun show
Replies: 15
Views: 3076

Re: something I found at the local gun show

Them there teenagers do come in handy occasionally... but 'bout the time they do, they up and leave! What's with that?

One very fine looking 81. enjoy.
by imfuncity
Mon Nov 03, 2014 2:39 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New owner in Michigan
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: New owner in Michigan

Welcometothemadness... my crystal ball sees at least two more 8/81s in your future (and2boys). ;)

Pictures are the secret password to the club, especially ones of a successful hunt with one of our favorite humpbacks. :D

Enjoy.
by imfuncity
Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 finish restoration
Replies: 4
Views: 1255

Re: Model 8 finish restoration

"...re-blued or will that hurt the value of the gun?" In a word yes it will hurt the value but.... Need pictures.

BTW welcome to the 8/81 craziness.
by imfuncity
Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Check out Handloader for 300Sav
Replies: 4
Views: 1216

Re: Check out Handloader for 300Sav

Thanks - will be getting that one.
by imfuncity
Fri Sep 26, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Missed the birthday
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

Re: Missed the birthday

Ah.... No pictures? Didn't happen. ;) .5 like. :lol: Was told when I first got into old guns (by a much older gunny) that scope ring screws, take down screws, sling screws, etc. were specifically designed to be removed by coins. (Apparently they didn't have the big SUVs, trucks, ATVs, etc. to carry ...
by imfuncity
Thu Sep 25, 2014 12:26 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: "WANT TO BUY " Mod 8 35 Rem Action Recoil Spring ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1874

Re: "WANT TO BUY " Mod 8 35 Rem Action Recoil Spring ...

"The action spring from a Remington model 11 or Savage model 720 shotgun will work fine in the Remington model 8 or 81 and should be a lot cheaper and easier to find." - ROBOPUMP

Wow! Great to know indeed!
by imfuncity
Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 1908 Model 8 with 1935 jacket: my first 8
Replies: 33
Views: 5114

Re: 1908 Model 8 with 1935 jacket: my first 8

Look like great shooters to me. Go shoot sumpt'n... good for the soul. 8-)
by imfuncity
Tue Sep 09, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker
Replies: 20
Views: 3521

Re: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker

Nice job. Enjoy... almost, soon as you get rest of your parts. :o
by imfuncity
Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker
Replies: 20
Views: 3521

Re: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker

Like... now it is has character. :lol:
by imfuncity
Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker
Replies: 20
Views: 3521

Re: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker

11!! Indeed a holey mess... a noble effort bring her back to respectability. Agree, often it is the journey that brings the most satisfaction, hopefully it will be a great fun shooter also. For those that remember way-back-when, I officially (again) give up my crown for having the ugliest M-8 - rcat...
by imfuncity
Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Missed the birthday
Replies: 6
Views: 1248

Re: Missed the birthday

Bummer. But, she's old enough that she probably won't remember you forgot... particularly if you take her out for a spin in the near future. Enjoy.
by imfuncity
Fri Sep 05, 2014 12:46 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker
Replies: 20
Views: 3521

Re: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker

"Holely"-molly my friend, think you may have the dubious honor of having the M-8 with the most holes... :cry: How many extra holes do you have?
by imfuncity
Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 8 35Rem GB $299!
Replies: 20
Views: 4156

Re: Rem 8 35Rem GB $299!

Sounds like you move to SoCA... heard more stories about FFLs like that down there then everywhere else put together! You seriously need to find a gun-customer friendly FFL, several places on line to check for other FFLs in your area - many of them likely working out of there garage. Like Sarge I go...
by imfuncity
Tue Aug 26, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 8 35Rem GB $299!
Replies: 20
Views: 4156

Re: Rem 8 35Rem GB $299!

Well done and welcome to the sickness...just keep repeating "one in each caliber then I'll quit"... let us know how it works.
by imfuncity
Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proper stock for early model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

Re: Proper stock for early model 8

When needing a threaded fix for one of these fine ole girls, several of us have contacted Joe Hulett at http://www.aperturesnmore.com/ - if he doesn't have the screw you need on hand, I believe he has the length and thread count to make it for you.
by imfuncity
Sat Aug 16, 2014 2:52 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 8 35Rem GB $299!
Replies: 20
Views: 4156

Rem 8 35Rem GB $299!

She's rough... I've bought worse. :shock: Obviously needs some TLC - plus maybe some glue and a welder! (Just an FYI - no dog in the hunt.)
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =435529300
by imfuncity
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Any way to improve accuracy on my 35Rem Mod 81?
Replies: 19
Views: 5275

Re: Any way to improve accuracy on my 35Rem Mod 81?

LIKE. Waiting for pix and report, also like to know how you attached it (and lowered it). :o
by imfuncity
Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My 1907 model 8
Replies: 16
Views: 2663

Re: My 1907 model 8

...may take awhile, some elbow grease, plus the scavenger hunt for a few parts. Should be fun, and definitely rewarding. My your tribe increase. :D
by imfuncity
Tue Aug 12, 2014 1:55 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My 1907 model 8
Replies: 16
Views: 2663

Re: My 1907 model 8

IMHO you are on the right track... First make sure it functions and shoot it. Then, refinish, etc. as you like - it will never be a true collector item but a real fine, fun shooter - probably exactly what you bought it for. Enjoy.
by imfuncity
Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 14
Replies: 1
Views: 1514

Re: Model 14

Looks great, love the peep sight!
by imfuncity
Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 32 Rem, model 14
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

Re: 32 Rem, model 14

Muchas gracias... I was weakening!
by imfuncity
Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 32 Rem, model 14
Replies: 3
Views: 1243

32 Rem, model 14

A steal just for brass dies, let alone 100 yr old Rem 14!
http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthread ... ost9068517
by imfuncity
Fri Aug 01, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Did you guys see this one on GB?
Replies: 3
Views: 1242

Re: Did you guys see this one on GB?

Amen, Joe. Been working on exactly the same for awhile now.
by imfuncity
Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:36 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Remington Advertising posters or prints/ Wolves
Replies: 3
Views: 1511

Re: Remington Advertising posters or prints/ Wolves

think I've seen that one at gun shows and on Fleabay from time to time.
by imfuncity
Sat Jul 26, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.
Replies: 12
Views: 2322

Re: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.

Sorry to hear about IL Jack. (24yrs ago same situation happen to me & CA, longest I've ever been any place... now what do I do?) Glad to hear you are about settled. I'm confident Jackitias is about to resurface.
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Newbie questions from a NON model 8 or 81 owner
Replies: 5
Views: 1610

Re: Newbie questions from a NON model 8 or 81 owner

Sarge756 advise is sound... on the other hand, start with what you find then the real fun begins as you fill in the rest for a full set... embrace the sickness. :D
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.
Replies: 12
Views: 2322

Re: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.

Au contraire mon ami... this will END WELL as you realize resistance is futile! ;) I'm also in the throws of gathering the reloading stuff. (Yup, Joe, been doing it for a few years now. :oops: ) Unfortunately our friend Jack of Jackitis has fought off the reloading disease... so far... but he ain't ...
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Buffer springs
Replies: 9
Views: 1580

Re: Buffer springs

curdog - "The recoil spring for the 25 is made from .045" wire, instead of .055" wire that the larger calibers have." Got it, I was thinking the big thick one at the bottom that goes in first, you must be are talking the that comes out first and flies all over the shop if one isn't careful. :lol: Ag...
by imfuncity
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:44 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Buffer springs
Replies: 9
Views: 1580

Re: Buffer springs

I've taken down several 25, 30, 32s - over a variety of manufacture dates - all had almost identical spring dimensions. "One I have here has 13 coils, and is quite soft. I can fully compress it between my fingers." Can't imagine anyone manual compression the recoil spring, we must be talking about d...
by imfuncity
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.
Replies: 12
Views: 2322

Re: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.

"...try the 460S&W, same kick, flatter trajectory..." just got mine and all three types of ammo, plan to fire it up Monday or Tuesday! 8-) Don't know what I was thinking, I hate recoil! :o
by imfuncity
Sat Jul 12, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.
Replies: 12
Views: 2322

Re: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.

Indeed! Go for it... will be watching for the results. :D
by imfuncity
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 30 Remington - RCBS
Replies: 2
Views: 1187

30 Remington - RCBS

No dog in the hunt... saw this on 24hr Camp fire:
30 Remington - RCBS with Lee Sizer $20
http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthread ... ost9002084
by imfuncity
Tue Jun 24, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I wonder if John Browning would Approve ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2442

Re: I wonder if John Browning would Approve ?

LIKE!!

Got that one saved for when it is cool enough to go back into the shop!

Tks, Joe