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by Hibby83
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: 32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass

MinnesotaDan wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 3:31 pm
Yep, give us a $ on those. Pretty cool find and a unique gift for sure.
Hardrada55 wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:02 am
Now you gotta' tell us what he paid for 'em so we can turn green.
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Price point was the same per unit that grafs charges currently.
by Hibby83
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Draken says hi
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Draken says hi

Welcome to the forum!

Look forward to your posts & pictures.
by Hibby83
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: .25 Rem Beginner
Replies: 2
Views: 134

Re: .25 Rem Beginner

Welcome to the forum. A 25 as your first, that's awesome. There's a GREAT wealth of info on this forum. You can utilize the search function to track down what you're looking for in particular. If you can't find such info post a question up. I haven't tested the waters on loading the 25 yet. I have a...
by Hibby83
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass
Replies: 4
Views: 171

Re: 32 REMINGTON unprimed 😮

When he told me what he paid, I chuckled in disbelief to how cheap he picked them up for "you did real good dad"!
by Hibby83
Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass
Replies: 4
Views: 171

32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass

I received a shocker for a Christmas gift from my father today. Apparently the last auction he attended had these 2 unopened boxes of 32 Remington brass. I’ll surely be displaying them proudly. I have never seen any boxes for our springpoles like this before. I assume they’re a touch harder to come ...
by Hibby83
Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ** Merry Model 8 Christmas 2020 **
Replies: 10
Views: 297

Re: ** Merry Model 8 Christmas 2020 **

Merry Christmas to everyone!

I love the doctored up photo's, thanks for sharing.
by Hibby83
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nice looking .35 Model 8 on GB. 1 day left, @ $800 now
Replies: 12
Views: 451

Re: Nice looking .35 Model 8 on GB. 1 day left, @ $800 now

Fred wrote:
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:34 pm
Maybe I can ring up the buyer and tell them I've got some primers for sale. Seems they have plenty of money on hand.
:D :D
by Hibby83
Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nice looking .35 Model 8 on GB. 1 day left, @ $800 now
Replies: 12
Views: 451

Re: Nice looking .35 Model 8 on GB. 1 day left, @ $800 now

Someone really wanted that one. I hope the buyer knows that wasn't factory checkered.
by Hibby83
Sun Dec 06, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Steel stripper clip >$242 on eBay today
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Steel stripper clip >$242 on eBay today

I was able to pick up a handful of the mauser clips for $0.25 a piece at a show last year.

If that equates to Fred and I being tasteless "SO BE IT" haha.
by Hibby83
Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Steel stripper clip >$242 on eBay today
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: Steel stripper clip >$242 on eBay today

Are we in the twilight zone???
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTS .30 Rem brass
Replies: 5
Views: 1744

Re: WTS .30 Rem brass

i never got any word back from the individual.

He hasn't signed into the forum in 18 months.
by Hibby83
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 300Sav-32-35 Rem buffer spring or barrel assembly
Replies: 2
Views: 1687

Re: 300Sav-32-35 Rem buffer spring or barrel assembly

edited the title of my post.

Interested in a large caliber buffer spring or a barreled assembly. I'm not too picky on condition of the shroud, i do request the inner parts be correct to the caliber.
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: .32 Remington with 110 grain bullet
Replies: 7
Views: 611

Re: .32 Remington with 110 grain bullet

Really cool. I wonder how much more f.p.s they push than the 170's?

Never knew about them until i ran across that auction. That sure is a pricey box of ammo.
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Magazine floor plate and side springs
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: Magazine floor plate and side springs

Keep searching, you're bound to find them.

Are yours missing, or broken?
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Finding Ammo
Replies: 6
Views: 599

Re: Finding Ammo

I'd call gun shops that you don't normally frequent within a mileage range that's acceptable to you.

I've had good luck finding the 35 Corelokt's that I was looking for "last month". I found a pile of the federal and winchester too.

Good luck finding some.
by Hibby83
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 3d printed stripper clips
Replies: 2
Views: 244

3d printed stripper clips

I saw that a company is currently manufacturing stripper clips for the 25/30/32 Remington. NO clips for the 35/300 at this time. The company name is COGBURN ARSENAL.

I ordered a few. I'll give a follow up on what I think of them, once I get to try them out.
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: newly mfg barrel nuts and washers
Replies: 22
Views: 2071

Re: newly mfg barrel nuts and washers

You can put me on the list.
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 03, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A Young Gun
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: A Young Gun

Nice hat young lady.
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired
Replies: 9
Views: 566

Re: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired

Thank you Hibby! That answers my question; do you think that may be the cause of the spring failure...? I can't answer what caused your replacement magazine spring to break. I hope it doesn't take long to remedy the issue. I don't want to sound overly cautious, please be sure your firearm is safe t...
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired
Replies: 9
Views: 566

Re: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired

PLEASE never use anything other than 35 REMINGTON ammunition in your gun!

Your Model 8 is designed to use the chambering that is stamped on the barrel. 35 Whelen is not equal to 35 Remington, they are totally different dimensions.
by Hibby83
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Local auction
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: Local auction

PHYRBIRD- That FN went high “my opinion”, if you consider the buyers premium and the forearm. About the auction, well I victorious on the 35 with the semi-pistol grip and a few of the Ammo lots. The 25 Remington seemed to interest my competitor on the 35 a bit more than me. I bid a little higher tha...
by Hibby83
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Local auction
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Local auction

Tomorrow one of the bigger local auction houses has a few things I'm going to be bidding on. I was able to get a look at the items and have been working on the numbers I'm willing to go up to, there's around 11/12 different lots. There's 2 model 8's. First on the block is a 35 Rem. "50,000 serial ra...
by Hibby83
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Everyone out to pasture?
Replies: 22
Views: 1134

Re: Everyone out to pasture?

I've been quiet on here for a bit but have been checking in.

I always look forward to seeing new posts!

My time spent with the old springpoles this year has been a bit limited. Hoping to make some more time this fall/winter to tailor some loads for a few.
by Hibby83
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Serial on my Model 8 Peerless
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: Serial on my Model 8 Peerless

Sweet engraved model!

Perhaps it's a workers stamp, maybe even a request to have an initial under special order?

One thing I do know is that the engraving is on the extra side for a D grade "the examples I've seen didn't have that much on the underside".
by Hibby83
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A Saga of three of our Ladies
Replies: 4
Views: 990

Re: A Saga of three of our Ladies

Three beautiful ladies with history! As Cameron said, if only they could talk! It's hard to believe these ladies "service rifles" flew under the radar! Sometimes you get lucky. Here's an auction photo of the one "as Phyrbird eloquently named it Contessa" that made it's way to the commonwealth after ...
by Hibby83
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 300Sav-32-35 Rem buffer spring or barrel assembly
Replies: 2
Views: 1687

Re: 300 Sav-32-35 Remington buffer spring

still searching.
by Hibby83
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Kreiger mag
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: Kreiger mag

That would be interesting.

I "personally" like the look of the magazine being flush with the trigger guard.

I've had thoughts of getting a spare magazine and hiring my gunsmith to recreate the detachable mag in Krieger fashion. I have a spare trigger guard for him to play with, partly there. :D
by Hibby83
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New model 81 owner from the Central Coast.
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: New model 81 owner from the Central Coast.

Welcome to the forum.

Nice score on the rifle, 300 Sav. is a good cartridge.

There is a lot of good resources here for whenever the time comes that you have an inquiry.
by Hibby83
Mon Jun 15, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello From Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 1370

Re: Hello From Florida

Welcome to the board Golphin.

If I was to pick one favorite round they chambered these, it would be 35 Rem. Cool to hear you have an early one. This forum is surely the best for finding out anything about these classic rifles.

Perhaps you could share a photo of the your Autoloading rifle.
by Hibby83
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Tatooed Ladies Looking for a new home
Replies: 1
Views: 661

Re: Tatooed Ladies Looking for a new home

That D grade Model 8 in 25-35. What a beautiful gun! :shock:
by Hibby83
Tue May 12, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 300Sav-32-35 Rem buffer spring or barrel assembly
Replies: 2
Views: 1687

300Sav-32-35 Rem buffer spring or barrel assembly

In search of a 32 Remington buffer spring.

Gotta get this old girl back up and running properly again.

Thanks, Luke
by Hibby83
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Very tight barrel nut
Replies: 2
Views: 1874

Very tight barrel nut

I recently acquired a 1907 Model 8 with the 30-30 Rem stamp on the barrel. I'm happy with the overall condition inside and out " it's pretty much all apart now". I noticed that the barrel nut wasn't fully seated so I attempted to use my CBR tool. After the first full turn it got tighter than I could...
by Hibby83
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI BARREL ASSEMBLY?
Replies: 2
Views: 1430

Re: FBI BARREL ASSEMBLY?

I saw that around the day it was listed. Thought it was cool when I realized that it was an FBI model barrel assembly. I know the later ones got the definitive machined cuts to allow the induction soldering/brazing to hold, I'm not sure the early ones had any extra braze work, i'll have to read up o...
by Hibby83
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"
Replies: 6
Views: 3800

Re: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"

81police wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:19 am
This may fit your bill...

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/853161026
That went for the hefty sum of $355.00 + the fee of shipping!
by Hibby83
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My Dad, a Marine w/ 3 Purple Hearts...
Replies: 4
Views: 2054

Re: My Dad, a Marine w/ 3 Purple Hearts...

Your dad sounds like a good guy! I look forward to the upcoming videos.

I'm humbled by the VET'S that have served before me. I doubt I'll ever know the sacrifice they had to put forth.
by Hibby83
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"
Replies: 6
Views: 3800

Re: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"

81police wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:19 am
This may fit your bill...

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/853161026
Thanks! I didn't see that one. It's a shame the reciever has been cut down.
by Hibby83
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"
Replies: 6
Views: 3800

Re: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"

Roger wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:56 am
Sir, I have several hunting grade model 8s. Or at least one possible parts gun.
I also have many parts ,barrels and jackets,etc. Don’t respond by private message here, I never look at it. My email address is in the address box below my name.
Thanks,
Roger
Replied via email.
by Hibby83
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"
Replies: 6
Views: 3800

W.T.B project/parts gun "MODEL 8\81"

Hello everyone. I have acquired a few 8's and an 81 over the course of the last year. I'm looking to buy a project rifle and or to include a parts gun. I want to stay ahead of the curve, as a few veteran members I assume already are. I want to be ready for the just in case moment/s where an issue ma...
by Hibby83
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: FBI Model 81 w/ issues
Replies: 5
Views: 2193

Re: FBI Model 81 w/ issues

I concur with 81POLICE.

I had a stubborn takedown lever on my 35. I ended up doing a few cycles of heat from a hair dryer and good penetrating oil, worked out great.
by Hibby83
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Weaver side mount
Replies: 0
Views: 3283

Weaver side mount

A seller on Ebay currently has 9 brand new " selling separately " Weaver #4 side mounts for the 8/81's, and at a very fair price in my opinion. Figured I'd post this in case any of y'all have a specimen that has the holes for this or if your looking one.
by Hibby83
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Custom butt
Replies: 2
Views: 1530

Custom butt

Heres one I found on an auction page. Please step away from the drill press!!!

Hopefully the high bidder fixes this poor lady up.
by Hibby83
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Model 8 Christmas 2019!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 2770

Re: Merry Model 8 Christmas 2019!!!

Love it, thanks for sharing!
by Hibby83
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member in North Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 1727

Re: New member in North Texas

Welcome aboard. Not a lot of people today are familiar with this Model.

Enjoy those ol' rifles.
by Hibby83
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Greetings from Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 1809

Re: Greetings from Virginia

Welcome to the board.

Two FBI Models, be still my heart! Look forward to more posts from you.
by Hibby83
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Semi rough shape 1900 on the auction block
Replies: 11
Views: 5889

Re: Semi rough shape 1900 on the auction block

Did you get it Hibby? Going to Minnesota $600 was a pretty good price (esp in Kanukastan dollars), of course taxes,buyers fee and shipping will add close to 40% to the price - still not bad The Model 8 went for a thousand :? Hey, no I didn't. I hadn't even registered for the auction. That Model 8 s...
by Hibby83
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Dating my Model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Re: Dating my Model 8

Welcome to the forum. There are characteristics that can help you be sure of your date of manufacture. If the rifle is a 4 digit serial # " 14xx" then it would be a first year production. Prior to 1921 Remington didn't use the date code system, the stamp on your rifle could be a repair code "when it...
by Hibby83
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Mannlicher esque
Replies: 6
Views: 2493

Re: Mannlicher esque

Bandersnatch wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:56 pm
VElly intelesting….

What auction site was this?
pm'ed you the link.
by Hibby83
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Stock set for Model 81 on Fleabay
Replies: 2
Views: 1386

Re: Stock set for Model 81 on Fleabay

Didn't take long for that stock to sell? When I follow the link it works but if I search for it using the exact keywords it doesn't populate.

I had just seen a Model 81 parts gun sans the receiver sell for $360.00. It didn't look better than fair condition in the photos.
by Hibby83
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving
Replies: 5
Views: 2137

Re: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Roger(s) ha.

Hope everyone has a great day, may your hearts be as full as belly.
by Hibby83
Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 32 REM Model 8 Krieger?
Replies: 3
Views: 1505

Re: 32 REM Model 8 Krieger?

Very nice shape, easy reloading with the removable magazine!