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by whitten13
Mon Nov 07, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: When was this Model 8 made?
Replies: 4
Views: 3220

Re: When was this Model 8 made?

Thanks
by whitten13
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:53 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: When was this Model 8 made?
Replies: 4
Views: 3220

When was this Model 8 made?

I have had an old Model 8 in my gun cabinet from my grandfather and was wondering if someone could tell me when it was made. Here is a picture of the stamping on the bottom.
by whitten13
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??
Replies: 3
Views: 3319

Re: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??

Here is a picture of the rifle I was talking about, sorry it took so long, more to come.
by whitten13
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??
Replies: 3
Views: 3319

Re: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??

Thanks, I was not sure if the 3 meant it had been repaired or not. She is old and has no Model 8 or 81 stamped on the side. Going to bring her to a gunsmith to clean up and remove a handmade recoil pad someone had glued to the stock, it looks like it is made from the same rubber material they make r...
by whitten13
Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??
Replies: 3
Views: 3319

Manufacture Date of This Rifle??

I have had this Model 8 (I think) in the family and in my gun case for my entire 48 years and I can't seem to tell when it was made based on the markings and what grade it might be. It is chambered in 30 Rem. I have described below the only markings I can find on the underside in front of the trigge...