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by ckmorley
Sat May 30, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Codes
Replies: 2
Views: 2534

Re: Codes

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by ckmorley
Sat May 30, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Codes
Replies: 2
Views: 2534

Codes

Attached are the Bbl jacket codes and SN of my Model 81.

Can anyone decipher the codes for me?
by ckmorley
Sat May 30, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Model 81 Owner
Replies: 5
Views: 4039

Re: New Model 81 Owner

I visited a couple older gunshops today and scored three boxes of Remington brand ammo. Two modern production and one vintage box that looks like it dates to the 60-70's.


There was also 2 boxes on 30 Rem on the shelf.
by ckmorley
Sat May 30, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: new */81 Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 3647

Re: new */81 Owner

The SN is upper six hundreds. I was told it was a 1936? gun.

I'll get a pic of the markings later.

ckmorley
by ckmorley
Sat May 30, 2015 7:37 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 Gunsmith?
Replies: 4
Views: 3003

Re: Model 81 Gunsmith?

Thank you for the info guys. I haven't made up my mind on scoping it yet, but in case I do, I've acquired a vintage Weaver scope mount and side-plate from Gunbroker. It all depends on how good I become with the iron sights before October's disabled deer hunting season. I would love to hunt with just...
by ckmorley
Sat May 30, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 Gunsmith?
Replies: 4
Views: 3003

Re: Model 81 Gunsmith?

The rear of the receiver has a screw hole in it from a peep sight, so the gun isn't virgin.

ckmorley
by ckmorley
Wed May 27, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 Gunsmith?
Replies: 4
Views: 3003

Model 81 Gunsmith?

Can anyone recommend a good gunsmith for a model 81, in case I want to mount a period correct scope?

ckmorley
by ckmorley
Tue May 26, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Model 81 Owner
Replies: 5
Views: 4039

Re: New Model 81 Owner

Range Report. I fired a few rounds at 50 yards to make sure the sights we ok, then I moved the target back to 100 yards. Off bags I can keep the groups to about three inches, which is pretty good with irons and an unfamiliar gun. As I shoot it more, I think the groups will get smaller. ckmorley One ...
by ckmorley
Sat May 23, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Model 81 Owner
Replies: 5
Views: 4039

New Model 81 Owner

pix390660031.jpg Hello. I shoot modern rifles and pistols primarily (AR-15's), but I've recently become enamored by older rifles. Remington's Model 8/81 attracted me because of its looks, but when I delved into its history I was floored. When I read that it was the first commercially successful sem...
by ckmorley
Sat May 23, 2015 6:22 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: new */81 Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 3647

new */81 Owner

pix390660031.jpg pix277003909.jpg Hello. I shoot modern rifles and pistols primarily, but I've recently become enamored by older rifles, Remington's Model 8/81 attracted me because of its looks, but when I delved into its history I was floored. When I read that it was the first commercially success...