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by nabaker
Wed Feb 19, 2014 6:19 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Mystery Solved!? Captian Frank Hamer's Model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 6011

Re: Mystery Solved!? Captian Frank Hamer's Model 8

Darn! Thought I was onto something there...

Thanks for the clarification and the additional information!
by nabaker
Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:43 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Mystery Solved!? Captian Frank Hamer's Model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 6011

Mystery Solved!? Captian Frank Hamer's Model 8

https://i.imgur.com/BpjxqX6.png What do you guys think of that? I found this is an article entitled "Guns & The Hunt For Texas Killers Bonnie & Clyde" in the 2004 Gun Digest Annual issue. In my opinion, this should be the "nail in the coffin", so to speak, for y'alls theory as to the actual type of...
by nabaker
Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: A Tale of 3 Stripper Clips
Replies: 1
Views: 2119

A Tale of 3 Stripper Clips

So I've been lucky enough to find three (3) Autoloading Rifle/Model 8/81 stripper clips within the past 1+1/2 months. The first was of brass construction, with a copper spring, and fit .25 Remington, .30 Remington, and .32 Remington. I found it at my favorite LGS in a pile of stripper clips, and bou...
by nabaker
Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My Remington Autoloading Rifle, #1565
Replies: 2
Views: 2334

My Remington Autoloading Rifle, #1565

http://i.imgur.com/DGfsdUIh.jpg http://i.imgur.com/FiCSTL0h.jpg Pictures first, now the story. So recently I traded away my beautiful Remington Model 8 (1917): http://i.imgur.com/6m5rZnp.jpg For an even more beautiful Whitney Wolverine: http://i.imgur.com/ng8W0xl.jpg However, I could not live with ...
by nabaker
Wed May 22, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 Takedown Bag / Backpack
Replies: 2
Views: 3527

Model 8 Takedown Bag / Backpack

So, is there a bag or backpack for the Model 8 that resembles the function of the 10/22 Takedown with its bag? Here's what I'm talking about: http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/1022-with-bag-n-ammo-e1362517660873.jpg If not, what would be the best way to do this? Just conv...
by nabaker
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Just Joined, questions about hot loads and bears
Replies: 2
Views: 2051

Re: Just Joined, questions about hot loads and bears

Picture of my Model 8:

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by nabaker
Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:14 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Just Joined, questions about hot loads and bears
Replies: 2
Views: 2051

Just Joined, questions about hot loads and bears

Howdy everyone! I just joined this forum a few minutes ago. As of two days ago, I am the proud owner of a Model 8 in .35 Remington, and have been doing some research into its history. I came across a book entitled "Of Bench and Bears: Alaska's Bear Hunting Judge" (http://www.amazon.com/Of-Bench-Bear...