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by ROBOPUMP
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Every one's hunting dream
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Re: Every one's hunting dream

post should have been to:

https://www.facebook.com/dan.w.hartley/ ... 600706259/

Sorry,

Rob
by ROBOPUMP
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Every one's hunting dream
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Every one's hunting dream

I hope this goes through and you guys enjoy it. Unbelievable! Could you shoot it?

https://www.facebook.com/jason.bowden.98?fref=nf

Be safe and enjoy life.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A few new toys
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: A few new toys

Pitchy, to prove I am of the old culture. I do have a double bit Kelly Perfect. Probably will always have it since I don't need anything else. ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A few new toys
Replies: 8
Views: 166

Re: A few new toys

Pitchy, not to say your model train display is not awesome, but I invite you to come go to church with me until Christmas. Any day is fine. I will put you up for the night and you will be impressed with what volunteers at a God loving church can do. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=secondbaptist...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Barrel nut and spanner wrench
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: Barrel nut and spanner wrench

See my post on: Ten minute barrel nut removal tool.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Ten minute barrel nut tool
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Ten minute barrel nut tool

Here is one more picture of the tool in action.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Ten minute barrel nut tool
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Re: Ten minute barrel nut tool

Hey, I love that eye-bolt idea. I wish I had thought of that. Looks like about the cheapest way to make a homemade tool for our purpose. I have attached a few pictures of the tool I modified to make a barrel nut remover. It will work on all calibers. I bought a pair of nut splitter tools at Tractor ...
by ROBOPUMP
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Stock screw rusted in place
Replies: 12
Views: 1273

Re: Stock screw rusted in place

This is one VERY handy tool for stubborn screws. http://www.ebay.com/itm/3-8-Manual-Impact-Driver-4-Bits-Hand-Screwdriver-Set-/332014114250?epid=1347984133&hash=item4d4d9555ca:g:csQAAOSwuYVWpyoX It has cam pins in it similar to the cam action of the Remington model 8/81 bolt carrier. You can change ...
by ROBOPUMP
Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member from South Central Wisconsin
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: New Member from South Central Wisconsin

Probably just over tightened. But, if rusted, Give it a shower with Liquid Wrench several times a day for several days. It will loosen the rust. There are heavier duty tools out there, but are quite expensive. I bought a nut splitter set at Tractor Supply for $5.00. I then took the smaller one and r...
by ROBOPUMP
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: No Ex`s in Texas
Replies: 15
Views: 584

Re: No Ex`s in Texas

You can go to: http://home.second.org/ to get a real good look ant what is going on in Houston and what our church is doing for the relief efforts. This is a very large church that has six campuses in and around Houston. Pastor is Dr. Ed Young with close to 52,000 members. We attended worship and bi...
by ROBOPUMP
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member from South Central Wisconsin
Replies: 8
Views: 314

Re: New Member from South Central Wisconsin

If you are referring to the barrel nut. Try to find a Winchoke wrench from Ebay or other source. It is a spanner wrench designed for the early Winchester shotgun chokes, but works great on the model 8/81 barrel nuts. Not the stoutest, but works unless the barrel nut is rusted in or over tightened. L...
by ROBOPUMP
Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Ex`s in Texas
Replies: 15
Views: 584

Re: No Ex`s in Texas

Here are a couple of pictures of our son's boat loaded with goods heading west early this morning from Lafayette, La. We are proud of him.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: No Ex`s in Texas
Replies: 15
Views: 584

Re: No Ex`s in Texas

Howdy, Dodged the bullet. It was about 1" below my slab and even with one of my son's. I had Little Cypress Creek running through my yard forming rapids. Water was draining opposite of the way it normally drains. Another son that lives in Lafayette, La. is headed west with his truck and large flat b...
by ROBOPUMP
Sun Aug 27, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Ex`s in Texas
Replies: 15
Views: 584

Re: No Ex`s in Texas

I am in NW Houston. Still high and dry as are most of my family and friends here. We had been in a slight drought, but I have QUIT praying for rain. I do pray that others stay out of harms way.

ROBO
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Another VERY interesting Model 8!
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Another VERY interesting Model 8!

I guess you saw I got out quite early. Hard to believe this one brought $2475.00. I think the highest I have ever bid on an exceptional rifle was $2000.00

Happy July 4TH.

Rob
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Another VERY interesting Model 8!
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Another VERY interesting Model 8!

Jacket head over stamped with 32 Rem? This rifle should not even have a jacket head stamp or engraved caliber on the jacket head. That was done away with about 1907. This rifle was manufactured and shipped in 1920. What say you Cam?
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Another VERY interesting Model 8!
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Another VERY interesting Model 8!

It looks like this is a grade "3" or "C", not just a checkered grade "A'. John Henwood page 98 top of the page. What say you Cam?
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gunbroker search
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: Gunbroker search

I addressed this a few weeks back. All you have to do is do an advanced search for the Remington model 8 and then select "exact words" and then hit search. You will get about 50 or so items just like the old GB search.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: stripper clips
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: stripper clips

So we start with live ammo and you with your clip. I load the rifle and you load the clip. I have the rifle loaded and you have the clip loaded. You now have to load the clip in the rifle. Who wins? This all has to do with the time it takes to load the clip. I have only stated that I can load the ri...
by ROBOPUMP
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: stripper clips
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: stripper clips

I am not saying stripper clips do not work. I am only saying there is a better way to load the rifle. I watched the video in the previous post and I and most others would say the guys had a problem loading the rifle with stripper clips. They did not show the trouble they also had loading the strippe...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed May 31, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: stripper clips
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: stripper clips

I don't know how many times I have posted this. Please do not waste your money on stripper clips. They are scarce because the old timers learned how not to use them. I can load the rifle much faster than you can load a stripper clip. When loading the stripper clip, you will probably overload and the...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed May 24, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Standard Arms model G
Replies: 1
Views: 270

Standard Arms model G

I just bought a Standard Arms model G in 30 Rem. This is suppose to be the first gas operated semi-automatic in the US. It is very unique in that the gas operation can be closed and the rifle can be operated as a slide action(pump). Do any of you guys have any information on these firearms. They wer...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed May 24, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: gunbroker. com
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Re: gunbroker. com

Oh, I forgot to let you know that all you have to do then is click on SEARCH just above what you just did. You all should be happy now.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Wed May 24, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: gunbroker. com
Replies: 6
Views: 450

Re: gunbroker. com

On GunBroker, Click on Advanced, type in Remington model 8 or Rmington model 81 and select exact phrase. You will see what you expected and have seen in the past. A long time, no post, but glad to help when I can.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Still kicking
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: Still kicking

Hello Pitchey, Glad to see you back. What are you doing with steam now days? You are my most interesting person on the site. Let us know what you have been doing. Be safe and enjoy life. ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Model 8 Buttplate
Replies: 2
Views: 365

Re: Model 8 Buttplate

I have a rifle with this buttplate, but it only has one of the 1" diameter holes drilled that is between the two screw holes. This is somewhat different from what is covered in Henwood's book saying the buttstock had been done for a different buttplate and the original screw holes had been plugged. ...
by ROBOPUMP
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

Thank you so much. I needed that. This is a real fine fifle that appears to be all origina.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

I have no idea where you came up with $2700.00, but I paid $2023.00 including shipping on a very rare rifle that I could afford.
by ROBOPUMP
Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

wow! I received the rifle today. Absolutely fantastic. This is a 100% serial numbers matching rifle that is 111 years old in the best condition I have ever seen any model 8. There is 1103 on the butt stock, the butt plate, the barrel jacket head, the magazine, the trigger plate tang and the receiver...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Model 25 in 25-20
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Remington Model 25 in 25-20

I forgot to mention that later we had a Weaver K-2.5 scope mounted on it and it works fine for the range of the 25-20 caliber. If anyone is interested, I do have an extra set of the brand new Weaver mounts for the Model 25 that will accept 1" scope tubes. I will just have to find them. Of course the...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Model 25 in 25-20
Replies: 4
Views: 430

Re: Remington Model 25 in 25-20

These are very neat little rifles that are the take down style. I have one that my dad bought for me when I was about 12 years old. I killed my first doe with it. I bought a very beautiful butt stock for it on Ebay made of birds eye maple for $25.00. Seller claimed it was a cancellation from a custo...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

Also, I found out from another person inquiring with the seller that the repair date code is "DP3". That would be Sept. of 1923 which is in line with the period that Cam says the bottom tang butt plates were first used and I agree. Cam and others probably remember the long thread we had about my 193...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

My 1907 serial number 3273 has the "35 REM" hand engraved on the barrel jacket head, but not on the barrel extension.

ROBOPUMP
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

I also wanted to give a thanks to Cam and Bandersnatch for the comments, knowledge and sharp eyes. These were the very things I questioned when I first saw the auction. This is not the first model 8 I have stumbled across. I also questioned the barrel extention as not being correct with the caliber ...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

Re: New model 8???

In response to Cam's comment about the butt stock and butt plate. I had the seller send me pictures of the inside of the butt plate and it had 103 a space and 809. The 103 is a partial matching serial number which many had on the butt plate and we know it is NOT S/N: 103809. The butt stock has the n...
by ROBOPUMP
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New model 8???
Replies: 14
Views: 1089

New model 8???

I just purchased this one, but have not received it. It is the most expensive gun I have ever boutht. I did vet the seller through his back door and it is a all numbers matching rifle. I see model 81's going for $2700 and I think this first year model 8 was worth the price. The seller had no idea wh...
by ROBOPUMP
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Magazine spring
Replies: 1
Views: 353

Re: Magazine spring

The ends of the magazine spring go to the rear of the rifle.
by ROBOPUMP
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: HELP!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1734

Re: HELP!!!!

Hello Roger. Yes the dimensions that I sent to Joe Huelet were for all the model 8 and 81 tang screws. The tang screw for the model 8 semi-pistol grip stock is the same whether flat or round knob.
be safe and enjoy life. ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Model 14 pump
Replies: 8
Views: 1273

Re: Model 14 pump

If you do restocks, I have a job for you. I have a Remington model 25 in 25-20. I purchased a beautiful buttstock for this rifle in birdseye maple and need a "corncob forearm" made for it to match(very similar to a model 14, but smaller). I have two pieces of birdseye maple material and the original...
by ROBOPUMP
Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: HELP!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1734

Re: HELP!!!!

Several years ago I worked with Joe and sent him the dimensions of all the tang screws for the model 8 and 81(there are three of them and the 81 is the longest) He made some and sent them to me to try them out in my rifles. They were perfect and don't know why he did not put them on the market. He d...
by ROBOPUMP
Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Withdrawn - off to auction...
Replies: 4
Views: 1301

Re: WTS Remington Model 8 .25 Remington caliber

I would like to buy that rifle. Please contact me - Robert Bowden, r.bowden@sbcglobal.net
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:55 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Reciever sight restoration
Replies: 6
Views: 2003

Re: Reciever sight restoration

I don't know if this will help, but this guy did a great job for me at a very reasonable price on a Marbles sight 3-5 years ago. So says he bought up all the Marble parts for the M8/M81 tang sight years ago. He may be able to send you the Lyman parts you need or send you to someone that can. -sihttp...
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Cannot re-insert trigger plate screw
Replies: 10
Views: 2374

Re: Cannot re-insert trigger plate screw

I sure wished you would have followed my advise and sent me the $80.00. But, I am also glad you got the rifle up and going again.

Be safe and enjoy life.


ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Thu Dec 24, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Extra hole drilled in the trigger guard
Replies: 4
Views: 1728

Re: Extra hole drilled in the trigger guard

This issue has been discussed before and normally there is a wood screw in that hole. No knows why, because the tang screw is what holds the stock. I think this will only be found on rifles with semi-pistol grip stocks and the tang was longer maybe suggesting an additional anchor to the stock. I hav...
by ROBOPUMP
Fri Dec 11, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Stripper clips
Replies: 7
Views: 4943

Re: Stripper clips

I have posted this several times before, but here it is again. Load the Remington model 8 or 81 with the ammo VERTICAL, not horizontal. Push straight down on the ammo at the rear of the magazine and lean it forward. The magazine will almost suck it in. I can load a rifle this way probably faster tha...
by ROBOPUMP
Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Cannot re-insert trigger plate screw
Replies: 10
Views: 2374

Re: Cannot re-insert trigger plate screw

Try threading the screw in the receiver on the outside(right side of the receiver). This should alow you to clean out any bad threads on the inside of the receiver. If it won't go in from the outside, then the screw is the problem. Simply file off the first thread on the scew and all should be compa...
by ROBOPUMP
Fri Aug 07, 2015 3:00 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt head issue help!
Replies: 3
Views: 1335

Re: Bolt head issue help!

There are keys inside the receiver that are to keep the bolt in correct position when the rifle is assembled. If you look at the upper part of the left side of the receiver on the outside, you will probably be able to see the pins that hold them in place. There will be two pins and they have been gr...
by ROBOPUMP
Mon Jul 20, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: midway backorder
Replies: 7
Views: 3704

Re: midway backorder

I did receive the box of 35 Rem last week that had been on back order since since Dec, 2013.
So, maybe they have some in stock now.

ROB
by ROBOPUMP
Sat Jul 11, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 81 for sale.
Replies: 0
Views: 3679

Model 81 for sale.

Just letting you guys know that I just put a unique model 81 on GunBroker last night.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =494266699

Happy bidding.

I really don't want to sell it, but I over extended myself on the vest pocket pistol collection.

ROB