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by Phyrbird
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 250 Savage in a Model 8/81 Remington: could this work?
Replies: 2
Views: 11

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

Adam, From personal experience: rifle functioning is a result of momentum. Ie the recoil of the cartridge, if your 250 Sav has the momentum of the 300Sav it will open the bolt and chamber a new round, Wanna bet it's a lower momentum? Most likely the conversion will require cut down recoil, buffer, &...
by Phyrbird
Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8
Replies: 24
Views: 736

Re: Restoring Great Grandfather’s Model 8

UUp Adam ya better hurry up :lol:
by Phyrbird
Sun May 27, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello new member from Rathdrum Idaho
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Hello new member from Rathdrum Idaho

Mr Kim, Welcome, we are always glad to know those that appreciate our heritage. The 25 is a nice cartridge to work with, though not as far reaching as some. If you can find a reputable smith to restore your Dad's rifle I support it. You can find loaded rounds at Graf's online most of the time. Just ...
by Phyrbird
Fri May 11, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Native Texas Member
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: New Native Texas Member

I like this one; it's great to see our heritage appreciated. Too often modern "people" conveniently forget the things our families endured or stood up for. A shame the media forgets easier. They should publish this rather than our current "reality show". :oops: Pardon the commentary, perhaps I'm wis...
by Phyrbird
Tue May 01, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?
Replies: 12
Views: 613

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

Looks like a very clean rifle, Congrats.
by Phyrbird
Tue May 01, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: forearm screw and bushing Model 8 (8-32)
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: forearm screw and bushing Model 8 (8-32)

Try pre WWII Japanese parts, EEEHHHWWWW :!: :!:
Better early British pieces. :cry:
by Phyrbird
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: forearm screw and bushing Model 8 (8-32)
Replies: 10
Views: 479

Re: forearm screw and bushing Model 8 (8-32)

Numrich still has a few parts, not those you are looking for. Most of us have to wait for them to show up on GBroker or FleaBay. Not much help I know but it's what we got.... :oops:
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Re: Model 10 Barrel adjustment bushing removal tool?

Adam, Numrich has the bushing, lock, & lock screws. You might also try some of their choke tube spanners. I found some are useful for hook type spanner needs. Getting just the right one can be hit or miss; dimensions on the site are sadly missing. Buy one, if it don't fit, get a different one. As fo...
by Phyrbird
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Stock Finish
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Stock Finish

I seem to recall a lacquer finish was typical for most of them. Though too I personally prefer the "True oil" type of finish. It takes a couple weeks for the many coats to dry, but is very glossy when done and "feels" great in the hand. My problem is tiny pits in walnut, maple, and most other hardwo...
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 11
Views: 3630

Re: WTT Parts and more

Bump cause my edit didn't show as a new post.... :oops:
by Phyrbird
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: So, I was reading Ken Waters' "Pet Loads"...
Replies: 8
Views: 754

Re: So, I was reading Ken Waters' "Pet Loads"...

Just a note Mr Waters was instrumental in my (& brother too) ringing the gong at 185yds at the Great 8 Event. 180 gr Hornadys Spire points & 200gr Hornady Spire points. They are good in the 760 pump too. All our loaders should read & memorize his articles on the 25-30 & 35Rem loads because he made s...
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: peep sight plug screw
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: peep sight plug screw

The Farce is with us :lol: :lol:
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: peep sight plug screw
Replies: 3
Views: 549

Re: peep sight plug screw

Try these guys: http://www.aperturesnmore.com/product.sc?productId=29&categoryId=-1 Or this: 8-) http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=5098&sid=559d4ca510ecce4fd8ac63d29bed3acc Or FEabay items: :oops: https://www.ebay.com/itm/FILLER-SCREW-4-REMINGTON-MODEL-8-81-AUTOL...
by Phyrbird
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Pics of 8 or 81 with Williams 5D or FP-SSM peep sight
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: Pics of 8 or 81 with Williams 5D or FP-SSM peep sight

Harry, Got sight, wanna trade :?: :?: I have 2 extras, only need one... http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=3837&p=19004&sid=52e705fa5a69ebd4f606ae0dbe12ee43#p19004 Need forearm screw for restore project Would like a 35Rem barrel & nut for same. Got 35Rem buffer spa...
by Phyrbird
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy from Oregon!
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Howdy from Oregon!

Welcome EM,
This is a great group to share. Have fun :!:
by Phyrbird
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: remington 25-35 questions
Replies: 8
Views: 593

Re: remington 25-35 questions

Whups
Jackitis agin :!:
by Phyrbird
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Reloading for the 1900 (35 Rem)
Replies: 13
Views: 802

Re: Reloading for the 1900 (35 Rem)

From hornady's data sheet on their factory round ballistics: ===============vel 0000y 100y 200y 300y 35 Rem: 200 gr. FTX = 2225 1963 1722 1505 ====================ft/lb — =================2198 1711 1317 1006 == :ugeek: So with their load for the 200g we have nearly the requirement at 200yd. Looks to...
by Phyrbird
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Louisville Show
Replies: 2
Views: 594

Re: Louisville Show

The JAG show is one of the largest in 6 states. Folks come in from all the surrounding states for these. It's where I found my first Model 81; the one with the oval Redhead case, Near mint. Be alert there are other shows at the fairgrounds that are not this one, we have the Military Collectors show ...
by Phyrbird
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Louisville Show
Replies: 2
Views: 594

Louisville Show

Anyone going to the Louisville show this weekend? (24th & 25th)
Brother & I are having a table this time. It's been decades since I set up. :oops:
Give a shout if you're coming; see ya there :)
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: The new generation of JM Browning
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Re: The new generation of JM Browning

More PICs
Yep it's a 45ACP :mrgreen:
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And there is option without the beveled mag well too :D
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Cam you may have another attack of Jackitis from this :!: :!: :?: :!:
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: The new generation of JM Browning
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Re: The new generation of JM Browning

Got hands on :twisted: :twisted: At the NWTF Nashville show. A handful & will soak up recoil with the wide grip. However they're not for small hands. Just sitting there waitin for a drool IMG_20180216_131401.jpg AH :!: Finally in hand IMG_20180216_131432.jpg Look at the mag well IMG_20180216_131438....
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nashville Wild Turkey show last W/E
Replies: 0
Views: 388

Nashville Wild Turkey show last W/E

Thought the members might be interested in the Remington booth at the NWTF show in Nashville. Some cool &/or predatory displays. It was vverrrry Interrrresting their new emphasis on getting into the black rifles & shotguns. Nowhere are there the beautiful pumps, semi-autos, or 22s of old. I think th...
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Oh my, poor FN #2150 (pics added)
Replies: 13
Views: 1180

Re: Oh my, poor FN #2150 (pics added)

Oh Yeah. ;) Now you're coming in there :mrgreen:
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Problem with Marbles R6 sight
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: Problem with Marbles R6 sight

Brian, I suggest one of the following: https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-MOUNTING-SCREW-4-REMINGTON-MODEL-8-81-AUTOLOADERS-REAR-TANG-PEEP-SIGHTS/162864816114?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649 or http://www.aperturesnmore.com/product.sc;jsessionid=41468D77280010AE47259CB5188D2B84...
by Phyrbird
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Problem with Marbles R6 sight
Replies: 6
Views: 632

Re: Problem with Marbles R6 sight

From "Old Gun Sights" '98 ::

Marbles R6 sight screw size: Length .328 Head dia .250 Shank .181 Thread size: .182-40
(I finally found a reliable answer after 6yr)
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:35 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Alabama 2017 with the Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Re: Alabama 2017 with the Model 81

Bander
You had a great year, Bucks, does, hog, & a apprentice getting their first. Nice...
And the 81 looks ferocious with all that scope on top, SWWEEET :!:
Wish my back would let me have that kinda year :oops:
by Phyrbird
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 c finally
Replies: 10
Views: 936

Re: Model 8 c finally

Roger,
As this is a very original 8-C Could you send some photos of the grip cap & the Buttplate, please.
I would also be interested if any one could photo the same on a M 81? It is good for us to be able to recognize these in online photos.
Thanks
Carl
PS I Like that butt stock, Pretty :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Confused on this one.
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: Confused on this one.

Rob, I have a Gr D with a Repair code "XXX3" that dates to 1950. It has a model 81 barrel sleeve on the 1907 serial # receiver, trigger guard, stock, buttplate, and even the magazine. The graving on the sleeve is period correct on the barrel sleeve. It even has the model 8 forearm boss that will Not...
by Phyrbird
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Butt Pad Replacement
Replies: 3
Views: 395

Re: Butt Pad Replacement

I really like the Limbsavers, they do work well. ;) They come as slip on or permanent, too. I've one in medium that fits our Ladies well; it always goes to range. 8-) Pachmayr makes several that are really period correct if you are more of a purist. https://limbsaver.com/pages/recoil-pads https://ww...
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bullet stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 450

Bullet stuff

Some stuff to go with our ladies, courtesy of the Cave City show...
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by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Re: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS

Just a thank you for Marty's working with me for the sight. Perhaps a couple Pix are in order? 8-)
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I think it looks Pretty good for one of our Ladies :D
by Phyrbird
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Herters stuff + 32Rem dies
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Re: Herters stuff + 32Rem dies

Shellholders are #19, 1, & 21, they are special size to fit the Herters press ram.
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Primer arm is swing type w/ large & small seat punches, 2 springs.
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: a PILE of POE magazines!
Replies: 6
Views: 774

Re: a PILE of POE magazines!

WWHHUPPPSS :!:
Thought I saw :oops: :?: :?:
Musta let all the pristine engraving & inlay lead me astray, sorry.
Does anyone know if there is actually a GrF 81?
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: a PILE of POE magazines!
Replies: 6
Views: 774

Re: a PILE of POE magazines!

Yeah I member the 81 GrF. And the range time. And the marvelous hospitality.
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Herters stuff + 32Rem dies
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Herters stuff + 32Rem dies

Anybody need Herters loading parts? Got a couple specialized shellholders and a primer arm kit. Near NIB. ;) Would consider a partial trade for a Lyman Trueline Jr shellholder adapter for standard shellholders. 8-) Bump: still got the 32 Rem RCBS dies(sold), who wants 'em? still got Lyman 243&270 PA...
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Re: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS

Mart,
Send me an email, please.
Carlsandage@yahoo.com

My message folders stay pretty full, so I use email mostly...
List what you might wanna get in trade, I have a few supplies & parts....

Carl
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Rookie report part 3 continued
Replies: 7
Views: 3744

Re: Rookie report part 3 continued

I too am interested, price??
I have a winchester choke tube out of sheet metal that does good; it just won't hold up on a stubborn barrel nut. & a heavy duty barrel bushing tool would help too.

Carl
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Cast bullets for 25 rem
Replies: 3
Views: 515

Re: Cast bullets for 25 rem

A good reference for materials you requested:

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4057&p=15274&hilit ... 66c#p15274

I am very impressed from experience with the Pet Loads articles.
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Oh my, poor FN #2150 (pics added)
Replies: 13
Views: 1180

Re: Oh my, poor FN #2150 (pics added)

Canuck, you might also consider a semi-pistol grip Model 8 stock, it may be an easier fitup. I personally really like the looks of the A5 stock in place, Plus one could get a FN shotgun buttplate for a close fit. I am glad to see this one did not go to the part scrappers. I am in process of a restor...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A GREAT 8 Christmas 2017!!
Replies: 6
Views: 756

Re: A GREAT 8 Christmas 2017!!

Merry Christmas to all, and a Merrier New Year.
Again life is short, be with family and friends, enjoy what you do and do what you love.
Carl

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by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 peep sight issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Model 8 peep sight issue

If your going to drill & tap consider a Williams 5D, they have considerable windage. The sight mounts on the left side of the receiver and wings over the top.
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 35Rem with 300Savage barrel assembly.
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Model 81 35Rem with 300Savage barrel assembly.

If you check the SAAMI dimensions we find the 300S rim is about .006 larger than the 35R. I've 2 bolts for the 300S an the size is consistently larger. We may be able to match a 35R to a 300S bolt; don't know but I plan to try it. The reverse I'm relatively sure would not allow the action to close. ...
by Phyrbird
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Stith scopemount parts
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Stith scopemount parts

Anyone got some extra Stith barrel hardware? I've a project in mind that would require the front (barrel) Stith mount for a 1" scope.
Got stuff to trade if the need is there.

Carl

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by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Re: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion

A interesting post from years ago: http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3511&sid=367324b9cdb16d53d7ac093af91401d3 I still need to chrono them, soon I hope. :oops: But picture a load in a 300Sav. Can you spell 220 Swuft? :twisted: Existing load data clocks the sabote...
by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 484

Re: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion

I agree with Cam. Plus from personal experience the holes drilled in the rec'v'r for the tang screw are at different angles for the curved or straight grips. He is also correct the screws are different lengths. Meaning we have to deal with 3 different holes accepting different length fasteners. Wish...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Kudos for a Deal
Replies: 2
Views: 483

Kudos for a Deal

Got a rifle from Dennis (rem81auto) lately; it turned out Great :!: :!:
The condition was better than the photos indicated. :D
He was very patient with my :? cash flow and prompt :arrow: when we finalized the deal.
Thank you Sir :!: :!: