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by Adam Lee
Wed May 15, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 943

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

Joe,

I'm going to have to beg someone like your talented machinist friend to invent a Remington Model 10 shotgun barrel bushing removal/installation spanner tool as well....my OTHER Holy Grail tool I can't find!!! :roll:

Adam
by Adam Lee
Wed May 15, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 943

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

Great to see this tool replicated, Joe! Years ago I had a lead on a gunsmith who may have been able to produce this tool as well, in fact I had begun gathering the pix from the web and dimensions. I was real interested in having a similar tool made just as I had gotten involved with Model 8's and 81...
by Adam Lee
Sun May 12, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Thanks Jack - check your inbox.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Hello Adam, Welcome back. In regards to Rotator Cuff Surgery, well, been there, done that. Right shoulder rotator, complete tear back in 1996.... yah, buddy! you know it! Question: was your tear due to traumatic injury, or gradual wear & tear? Both my shoulder repairs were result of traumatic (sudd...
by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Movie ref Frank Hamer/Bonnie&Clyde
Replies: 13
Views: 1741

Re: Movie ref Frank Hamer/Bonnie&Clyde

The Highwaymen had its inaccuracies, but the acting and story were really good. Beyond the faults and artistic license, I didn't like the depiction of Bonnie's behavior and I won't reveal why. It's a big element of this movie, but nobody knows if this was true or not. The guns were great to see, reg...
by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Welcome Back, Welcome Back, U knowfrom Kotter. :lol: I know about the therapy dragging on, from the back surgery couple years ago... Stay with the stretching & strength building!! It does help, maybe just not soon enough t suit us... Carl Hey Carl! Thanks for the Welcome Back Kotter flashback....de...
by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

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 Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Good to hear from you. In the middle of a restoration of a 16 Ga. 'Ranger' (Stevens 520) and know you like them. Will post photos when completed. You are learning that getting old is not for wimps. :D :D :D Joe Thanks for checking in, Joe! Not only is getting old serious work, but I didn't even do ...
by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Dude!!! You're back!!! We missed ya. Hope those shoulders heal up soon, they may need a little "Model 8 recoil therapy" before the years out Cam, you read my mind! I've been aching ( :lol: ) to hit the range with one of my .300 Savage Model 81's dude! That will truly make for a memorable, painful e...
by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

What were your shoulder issues Adam? Got me supraspinatus tears in both shoulders myself - 70% in left, 50% right. Decided to live with it rather than surgery but not sure it was the right choice. Well, Canuck, you asked - here is the damage data! MRI immediately following my accidental fall with t...
by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Roger wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:08 am
Welcome back,old buddy!
Roger
Thank you very much for the welcome, Roger! I do appreciate hearing back from an Iowan - my Mom's side of the family all came from Charles City originally, FWIW.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Big #1 THANK YOU to all!

Ironically, I am now just heading out to take my wife to the hospital for another procedure. It's just routine, but another chapter of her spinal tumor saga....will check in with y'all later. Busy guy these days!

Take care
Adam
by Adam Lee
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 3749

Back from the dead, I am!

:mrgreen: Sorry guys and gals for the goofy title, but I couldn't figure out what to put in there. I'm not a lurker, I'm not a random gun guy, but I have certainly been off the res for a few years! Maybe it's guilt, that I can't keep up with the interwebs fast enough, so I just give up and don't bot...
by Adam Lee
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: researching the history behind Remington gun markings
Replies: 9
Views: 3268

Re: researching the history behind Remington gun markings

Another interesting observation is the "tidiness" of how these stamps were applied. If you look at the earliest of guns, like 1906 guns, the stamps were applied symmetrically, stamped deeply and even, and organized in a way very pleasing to the eye. Compare those with later Model 8 guns, and especi...
by Adam Lee
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: researching the history behind Remington gun markings
Replies: 9
Views: 3268

Re: researching the history behind Remington gun markings

Makes one wonder if they used the same inspectors for all the lines of production. That is exactly what I'm curious about - when Remington was mass-producing the 4, 6, 8, 10,11,12,14, etc rifles and shotguns were these guns all streaming down the same aisle, so to speak? I've seen the "comma" fitte...
by Adam Lee
Thu Jul 26, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: researching the history behind Remington gun markings
Replies: 9
Views: 3268

Re: researching the history behind Remington gun markings

OK Cam - you gave me permission, here is a screen grab of one version I cobbled together. It is by no means what I want it to finally look like, but you can get a feel for what I'm thinking.

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by Adam Lee
Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: researching the history behind Remington gun markings
Replies: 9
Views: 3268

Re: researching the history behind Remington gun markings

Thanks for the kudos, Carl! Actually I typed that all up in draft form over about a half hour. Later on, I pasted it into a post here on the forum. Carl, since you are the first to respond, let me tell you something I find interesting: many of the same assembly and fitting marks you find on the 8's ...
by Adam Lee
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: researching the history behind Remington gun markings
Replies: 9
Views: 3268

researching the history behind Remington gun markings

One particularly distracting means of turning my mental energies away from recovering following a large rotator cuff and biceps tenodesis surgery has been my recent obsession with the arcane and quite possibly meaningless subject of manufacturing markings associated with Remington firearms from 1900...
by Adam Lee
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 250 Savage in a Model 8/81 Remington: could this work?
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Re: 250 Savage in a Model 8/81 Remington: could this work?

thanks for the reality check, carl!

by the way, i'm typing with one finger really slowly - for a reason!

day one post-op is almost over. tomorrow's gotta be better!

adam
by Adam Lee
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8
Replies: 33
Views: 11579

Re: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8

Great thread - keep up those nice detail photos. :!:
When my shoulder allows, I will post a much "better" post than this!

Adam Lee
by Adam Lee
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 250 Savage in a Model 8/81 Remington: could this work?
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

250 Savage in a Model 8/81 Remington: could this work?

ok i'm typing one handed today. let's just say, i started my summer vacation with a complete rotator cuff surgical solution yesterday, and i'm not feeling like moving my left arm! make this short for everyone: here's a direct copy & paste from a note I had, an idea been going thru my brain..... thin...
by Adam Lee
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: Savage 99 take-down/250 Savage questions...
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Re: Savage 99 take-down/250 Savage questions...

Bandersnatch wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:12 pm
Buy the Savage and run, don't walk, before he can change his mind.
I thank you for your input!

Will see if this deal goes down. I'll inform as I can.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Savage 99 take-down/250 Savage questions...
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Savage 99 take-down/250 Savage questions...

Hey guys. I'm unfortunately being tempted once more on a couple of guns at the same time - from the same collection which I recently obtained my 1950 Marlin 336! :!: The main temptation is a 1917-date code Savage 99, a take-down model, in 250 Savage. Somewhat dirty, and a little worn, but bet it wil...
by Adam Lee
Wed May 23, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Scoped Model 81
Replies: 12
Views: 4005

Re: Scoped Model 81

My gunsmith is building me a custom 7mm Mauser. Should be ready in six months or so. @Bandersnatch - would you be posting anything about this in the future, on this board, or any other? I'd be very interested in following once you have the gun on hand. What receiver is the basis? New or old? I thin...
by Adam Lee
Mon May 21, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Scoped Model 81
Replies: 12
Views: 4005

Re: Scoped Model 81

You've got a few Mauser projects in the works, sounds like! :D I'm about to get myself back into the "Mauser mode" in the near future as well, with my eyes on a 7mm project. I have no idea if my Mauser project will be ground-up, sourcing a new barrel and a receiver, or if I'm just going to look for ...
by Adam Lee
Wed May 16, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Scoped Model 81
Replies: 12
Views: 4005

Re: Scoped Model 81

Nice setup, Joe - looks great! Hope you have fun with your "new" scoped 81 in Florida. My mom would have you use it to great effect on some 'gators that spook her on her walks near her house in Fort Meade. :roll: She is near the Peace River, I believe. Did that 81 come with the checkering? Is it a B...
by Adam Lee
Tue May 01, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?
Replies: 5
Views: 5301

Re: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?

Carl,

thank you for offering your thoughts and ideas on my Model 10 project question. I will try and follow up with your recommendations, and once I get back into the old gun I will let you know how it goes!

Thanks.
Adam
by Adam Lee
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?
Replies: 5
Views: 5301

Re: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?

Hi guys - just a bump on my old post!
by Adam Lee
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

First shooting report with my new/old 1950 336 Marlin, after tossing 200-grain pills downrange! She shoots GREAT. The bore is amazingly new-looking. She broke her ejector spring - or maybe it was "almost broken" and it went ahead and snapped. No matter! She knows how to fire single-shot style. Consi...
by Adam Lee
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

It ,unlike yours, had been drilled for a scope mount and had a recoil pad installed with both being detractors. My interest in it was that it was an ADL or at least the wood was. Seller advised only marked "A" which leads me to believe that was the case. Regardless I prevailed upon him to make a ru...
by Adam Lee
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

Thanks for the tip on Big 45 - I actually did clean this up pretty easily with my own cocktail of stuff. Turned out pretty cool!

Here are some pics.
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by Adam Lee
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

@Sarge - Joe, do you know whether or not my 1950 G-dated 336A could have come fitted with a sight hood? The front sight is slotted for a hood, but did not come with one. I was wondering if it would be "correct" to have one, especially since this waffle-top is not and will not be drilled & tapped for...
by Adam Lee
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

Joe, thanks so much for your thoughtful reply! I never thought I would find a "vintage" 336 in any caliber for what I paid - considering where I live. Everything is always massively overpriced most often at the gun shops in Northern Virginia - least, when I happen to visit! Plus, this is indeed a ri...
by Adam Lee
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

Re: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

Thanks -

this is a 24" barreled .35 Rem, with "waffle top" receiver and nothing else.
by Adam Lee
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem
Replies: 12
Views: 4445

1950 Marlin 336A half-tube .35 Rem

Guys - happy birthday to me! On my day-off venture to my local gun shop, I managed to walk out the door with a "needs TLC" 1950 G-dated 336 A Marlin, in .35 Remington. Surface rust, mild to me for the work it will take to clean up, and it is not D&T'd for a scope! Wood is original and nice, only oth...
by Adam Lee
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Kudos for a Deal
Replies: 2
Views: 1843

Re: Kudos for a Deal

What did you get, Carl? Just curious!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB .30/.32 recoil spring, buffer spring, recoil spring case
Replies: 2
Views: 1599

Re: WTB .30/.32 recoil spring, buffer spring, recoil spring case

Carl - thanks for looking in! The base receiver/bolt half for my .300/.35 convertible happens to be a standard .300 Savage bolt. Basically, I just thought "hey everything seems to indicate this will work" if I just swap the .35Rem barrel front end onto the .300 Sav back end. I remembered the very mi...
by Adam Lee
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB .30/.32 recoil spring, buffer spring, recoil spring case
Replies: 2
Views: 1599

WTB .30/.32 recoil spring, buffer spring, recoil spring case

Hey guys! I've got a pair of "convertibles" I'm getting together. Already having fun with a Model 81 with "big bolt" that I take to the WMA with .300 Sav/.35 Rem front ends. Have another Model 81 I have set up with a "small bolt" and one .30Rem barrel/jacket assembly. Since I made a trade with Carl ...
by Adam Lee
Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable magazines
Replies: 19
Views: 8551

Re: detachable magazines

For those of us poor chaps with Krieger rifles that are missing their custom-milled magazines, with or without riveted side springs, it would be nice to hear from folks who've taken the plunge and made a stock mag work. I'm sorry to have been absent without leave for so long - but that's what "worki...
by Adam Lee
Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Good and Bad
Replies: 4
Views: 2090

Re: Good and Bad

that Model 14 is a beat, never owned one or shot one...yet Cam - I'm sure you meant to say "a beaut" - but I got a brief chuckle for a second! :lol: Wasn't sure if you meant "beast" or "beaut" but both cool comments! And yes - that is a nice looking 14 - and they are fun Remingtons, too! Got one in...
by Adam Lee
Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:36 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: 30 Remington vs 6.8 SPC Shootout! (VIDEO)
Replies: 6
Views: 3141

Re: 30 Remington vs 6.8 SPC Shootout! (VIDEO)

Cam, I just made a comment on your Youtube channel for this video - nice work!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:26 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?
Replies: 5
Views: 5301

Re: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?

Just repeating my query - has anyone even seen or heard of a tool that will unthread a Model 10 shotgun barrel adjuster bushing? I bet they look like a choke tool.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:55 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?
Replies: 5
Views: 5301

Re: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?

Well, I'm no rocket scientist and certainly not a machinist - but I bet I can figure out a way to make or modify something to act as a removal tool to get the adjustment bushings out of my Model 10 receivers. Once I figure it out, I'll get back and report on my progress. Hope it's not in two years -...
by Adam Lee
Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:40 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?
Replies: 5
Views: 5301

Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?

Guys, I've been keeping my Model 10 Remington on the far back burner with it being stripped down to a nice pile of parts in the "tool shed", so to speak. The major issue for the shotgun is its barrel adjustment bushing - I believe that's the right name - which is a critical part for Model 10's/29's/...
by Adam Lee
Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: out at the range 9.17.16
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Re: out at the range 9.17.16

Time for a long-delayed follow up to this epic story! First off: the Stevens 20 gauge had been working just fine, it was "user confusion" that caused my troubles. I did not understand that when these Stevens 620's are loaded, the shell rests underneath the lifter instead of remaining completely with...
by Adam Lee
Thu Nov 03, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Important Safety Tip for model 14
Replies: 1
Views: 1868

Re: Important Safety Tip for model 14

I had built some loads for my trusty model 8 in .25. I used the Hornady 117 gr Spitzer bullet, which functioned excellently and grouped pretty well, and so, figured I, these ought to work in the model 14 I just picked up from Gunbroker. Imagine, if you will, my chagrin when not the first one would ...
by Adam Lee
Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: out at the range 9.17.16
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Re: out at the range 9.17.16

Thanks for the funny note, Carl - hey it was a fun day!
by Adam Lee
Sun Sep 18, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: out at the range 9.17.16
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

out at the range 9.17.16

Sometimes, all the stars line up just right and weekend plans actually come together. I learned to appreciate the journey - and the process - of getting out to my “local” WMA for a brief yet rewarding bit of trigger time this weekend. I think the reason it felt like a great day at the range was beca...
by Adam Lee
Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New member with a model 81 question
Replies: 4
Views: 1948

Re: New member with a model 81 question

I've got to do this very same "trick" to my 1939 Model 81 - it also is almost impossible to replace the stock tang screw and I bet the recoil spring tube isn't given enough "room" in the buttstock channel either.

Thanks for the tip!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: SCORED MODEL 14
Replies: 4
Views: 3094

Re: SCORED MODEL 14

what's it look like?

thanks for saving another .32 Model 14, by the way!

Adam