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by Hester
Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 3494

Re: Howdy from Texas

Good to have you, I just got started myself on this site and have gotten some great advice.
by Hester
Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my 1933 35 rem.
Replies: 11
Views: 5521

Re: my 1933 35 rem.

Very nice looking rifle, and the background is awesome. Congrats on a fine rifle and great pics
by Hester
Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 6553

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Hey Eric, You can find these springs listed occasionally on Gun Broker. There are also some members who list them from time to time. You can try contacting members; S and S Huntclub or Robopump for spare parts. Both of these guys are honest and trustworthy. They won't sell junk! Regards, jack1653 T...
by Hester
Thu Jan 07, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 6553

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Hey Hester, As I had suspected. Your spring has been broken and someone attempted a "fix". :shock: if the rifle cycles with the fix, you are fortunate. The spring should be of the same material and not have a piece added as yours does. Most broken springs occur in the area of your fix. Try it and i...
by Hester
Wed Jan 06, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 6553

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

I took the magazine apart and switched the magazine spring around and put everything back together and loaded 4 rounds and and everything cycled great. I'm going to shoot it tomorrow and see how it functions. Thanks for the information and help I hope it works flawless tomorrow, with just the simple...
by Hester
Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 6553

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Does anyone have a picture of what a good magazine spring looks like, I've disassembled my gun and the magazine and nothing is broken in the magazine.
Here is what mine looks like

Thanks,
Eric
Magazine spring.jpg
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by Hester
Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 6553

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Thanks I'll try that and see if I can get the follower out
by Hester
Mon Jan 04, 2016 6:12 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 6553

Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Just got my Remington model 8 in today that I bought off Gun Broker last week, I'm very pleased with how good shape its in to be so old. The Model 8 seems to be a very nice firearm and I love the .35 cal. I'm very pleased with the firearm other than for right now its a single shot when you load 2 or...
by Hester
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: New guy here, found a model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 3632

Re: New guy here, found a model 8

I've got a Model 8 in .35 cal coming it should be here tomorrow according to tracking # from FedEx, my main concern on mine is I hope it functions good I've been lucky enought to order find some dies and 4 boxes of ammo. Good luck with the gun I paid just a little less for mine in good condition but...
by Hester
Sat Jan 02, 2016 7:35 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Youngest Grandson's First Deer
Replies: 5
Views: 4558

Re: Youngest Grandson's First Deer

Congrats to your grandson, my 9 year old grandson killed 2 this year while sitting with Old Grandpa, one with crossbow and the other with my.223. I know you're proud tell him a big Congrats
by Hester
Sat Jan 02, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Reloading for the model 8/81 in .35 cal
Replies: 0
Views: 3182

Reloading for the model 8/81 in .35 cal

Does any have any reloading data with bullet weights they want to share that they've had good accuracy with, also has anyone tried the Barnes TSX 180 and 200 gr. in their reloading adventures. I would like to possible try the Barnes 180 gr. but I need some safe powder charges to start with. Thanks, ...
by Hester
Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Coyote Moldel 8
Replies: 6
Views: 7947

Re: Coyote Moldel 8

Congrats to your Grandfather, very good picture.
by Hester
Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Peep sight
Replies: 0
Views: 1900

Peep sight

Does anyone know where you can get a peep sight for my Model 8? I like the Lyman or Marbles peep that I've saw pictures of.

Thanks,
Eric
by Hester
Thu Dec 31, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member to the Forum
Replies: 1
Views: 1472

New member to the Forum

I just recently purchased a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal off Gun Brokers from an Estate, I'm awaiting its arrival should be here Monday according to tracking. I used to own a J.C. Higgins .35 years ago and was reluctant to sell it, but my brother needed a hunting rifle so I sold it to him. I was goi...