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by doclane
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: buffer spring stuck
Replies: 5
Views: 2034

Re: buffer spring stuck

thanks joe that was what i needed . doc lane
by doclane
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: buffer spring stuck
Replies: 5
Views: 2034

Re: buffer spring stuck

it came out but there is no spring but a wooden dowel with a washer this is a pre model 8 in 25-35.any clues?
by doclane
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: buffer spring stuck
Replies: 5
Views: 2034

buffer spring stuck

How far down does a buffer spring go down the barrel mine is stuck about a foot down? should it float down to the sight block? or does the tapper in the barrel stop it ?
by doclane
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: forearm pre-8 8s and 81s the same
Replies: 1
Views: 1231

forearm pre-8 8s and 81s the same

i need a forearm for a pre 8 in 25-35 are thy the same from calibre to calibre are the holes spaced different from pre to 8s to 81s.
by doclane
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: remington 25-35 questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2610

Re: remington 25-35 questions

Thanks Joe i think i'll get it tomorrow it will look good next to my 1908 35 rem. pre 8. any help finding some ammo will be the next step. thanks Doc Lane
by doclane
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: remington 25-35 questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2610

Re: remington 25-35 questions

thanks Joe the stamp on the early ones is on the bolt or the barrel ? whats it worth he's wanting 400.00 with no pitting but not much blueing left and the normal cracked forearm.
by doclane
Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: remington 25-35 questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2610

remington 25-35 questions

looked at one at the gun show today a friend has serial number 1554x what year is it? bolt is marked 25-35 he said you can shoot 25-35 winchester in it???? is he right . and the side is not marked model 8 its blank. i rember something about the barrel on early ones to look for but that was years ago...
by doclane
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEED HELP REMINGTON MODEL 51 SERIAL DATING
Replies: 2
Views: 2035

Re: NEED HELP REMINGTON MODEL 51 SERIAL DATING

THANKS SARGE BUT THE M51 ALL SERIAL NUMBER STARTS WITH PA AND NO LETTERS ON THE BARREL BESIDES THE CALIBER AND PROOF MARKS ON THE FRAME .
by doclane
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEED HELP REMINGTON MODEL 51 SERIAL DATING
Replies: 2
Views: 2035

NEED HELP REMINGTON MODEL 51 SERIAL DATING

PICKED UP A REMINGTON MODEL 51 IN 32 ACP TODAY AT THE GUN SHOW IN TULSA BEEN LOOKING FOR SOME TIME. NEED HELP DATING IT SERIAL NUMBER PA631XX
by doclane
Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: remington rand 1943 mainspring housing
Replies: 0
Views: 1414

remington rand 1943 mainspring housing

picked up a 1911 rem rand at the gun show every thing was right except the main spring housing i need a arched fine checkering one can any one help.
by doclane
Tue Aug 30, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: RP on barrel
Replies: 1
Views: 1449

RP on barrel

what does the RP with a circle around it stand for on the barrel collar? I'am having the lettering touched up on a pre 8 before rust bluing it.
by doclane
Tue Aug 23, 2016 8:07 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: how were the earley pre 8s blued
Replies: 5
Views: 2559

Re: how were the earley pre 8s blued

I know what you're talking about I've seen these guns come from a chocolate brown to a light rust color to a Belgium Blue to that green you're talking about with age.
by doclane
Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: gladstone tang sight for sale on G.B.
Replies: 1
Views: 1311

gladstone tang sight for sale on G.B.

gun broker has a gladstone tang sight looks like a lyman or marbles any one know anything about it. its been up for a few days for 99.00 dollars and no bids
by doclane
Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: remington model 51
Replies: 1
Views: 1486

remington model 51

looking at picking up a a remington model 51 in 380 in yhe box with papers and oil can from a friend but cant seem to find what year it was made need help on this one serial number pa59xxx
by doclane
Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:22 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: how were the earley pre 8s blued
Replies: 5
Views: 2559

Re: how were the earley pre 8s blued

hay joe thanks forgot the period after rust blue. be using brownells classic rust blue seems the color iam looking for is a shade or to off its to black blue for a 8 i think. Going to look in to the link you sent joe thanks. any one else have something thy have used let me no.
by doclane
Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: how were the earley pre 8s blued
Replies: 5
Views: 2559

how were the earley pre 8s blued

got a 8 thats need of some tlc bore is awsome no dents but needs a good blueing i do rust blue cold don't last what did thy come with.
by doclane
Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: remington 12a having dating problems
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

remington 12a having dating problems

picked up a remington model 12a today having no luck in dating it serial number is 403xxx no letters on left of barrel. nothing on receiver saying model 12a. but it does say 12a it on the barrel.
by doclane
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: no markings on receiver new b need help
Replies: 4
Views: 3570

Re: no markings on receiver new b need help

What did thy call them Remington automatic rifle? Like the pre woodsman colt automatic pistol.
by doclane
Sun Jul 10, 2016 3:47 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Oklahoma...just bought a 1915 model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 3039

Re: Hello from Oklahoma...just bought a 1915 model 8

fellow poke nice one need any advice on disassembly or assembly iam in tulsa east side on a scale of one to 10 its a good 7 welcome doc lane
by doclane
Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: no markings on receiver new b need help
Replies: 4
Views: 3570

no markings on receiver new b need help

picked up a rifle from a friend the other day been trying to find info not having any luck he told me it was a model 8 remington and it looks like it the bolt is marked 35 rem. all number matching the barrel has remington with brownings pat. dates. The serial number is180xx the receiver has nothing ...