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by dirtgrip
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Info on 81
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Re: Info on 81

Thanks again for your reply ! My dad is 89 now and doesn't remember much about the gun except carrying it for many years deer hunting in northern Michigan. Guess I better start looking for ammo and sight this gun in !
by dirtgrip
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Info on 81
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Re: Info on 81

Woops. Stamped ARR3 with EE underneath !
by dirtgrip
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Info on 81
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Re: Info on 81

Wow ! Thanks for the info and history on this gun. Yes it's stamped AAR3 with EE under that. Made in 1936 with repair in 1946 - older than I thought !So glad I found this group ! Before I think about re-blueing the metal will that effect any value it might have? Should I reload for this or can it ha...
by dirtgrip
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Info on 81
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Re: Info on 81

Couple more.
by dirtgrip
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Info on 81
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Re: Info on 81

Hope to bring it back for hunting. It's kind of rough !
by dirtgrip
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

Re: New guy

Thanks !
by dirtgrip
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Info on 81
Replies: 10
Views: 2644

Info on 81

New guy here with questions on model 81. Looks to be made in 1946. # 989 in 300 Savage. #'s match on all parts. Front sight is a Marble Sheard with a copper insert. Rear is a peep sight with no markings screwed on to left side of receiver. Checkering on forearm and stock looks different from any oth...
by dirtgrip
Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy
Replies: 3
Views: 1281

New guy

Hello my name is Bob and I'm from Michigan. I was given a Model 81 in 300 Savage from my father. It was his father's before him so it is a valued heirloom. I remember shooting it about 35 yrs. ago and that steel buttplate was a kicker ! Can't wait to learn some more about it.