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by GrampyTom
Sat Aug 31, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Markings that shouldn't be?
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Markings that shouldn't be?

Thanks, Cam.
by GrampyTom
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Markings that shouldn't be?
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Re: Markings that shouldn't be?

The problem is that these apples are only supposed to have been used on guns ,mod 8s, from 1925 to 1928.
by GrampyTom
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Markings that shouldn't be?
Replies: 4
Views: 507

Markings that shouldn't be?

Hi, Guys. On page 11 of the latest edition of the journal, 2Q 2019, I had a mystery solved; that crazy Q with two legs I puzzled over is a two leafed apple. So far, so good...... The info about the dates this mark was used has opened a whole new mystery.......My 81D has not just one, but two of thes...
by GrampyTom
Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hi from a new old guy
Replies: 7
Views: 1568

Re: Hi from a new old guy

Thanks, Jack. I got lucky like that a few times but I try to keep my eyes open and learned along time ago that if you like something, buy it when you see it because it won't be there when you come back for it. From what I've seen so far, you have quite a stable full. I am still looking around the BB...
by GrampyTom
Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hi from a new old guy
Replies: 7
Views: 1568

Re: Hi from a new old guy

I got it out west. I never pass a gunstore by when traveling and have been surprised at the things I find. I don't know if certain things are more popular in certain states than others or not. You wouldn't think so now that the internet has made distance and regional differences moot. This thing hyp...
by GrampyTom
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hi from a new old guy
Replies: 7
Views: 1568

Re: Hi from a new old guy

Thanks, Gents. I will add more pics in a while. This BB has some great info. Thanks to you all.
by GrampyTom
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hi from a new old guy
Replies: 7
Views: 1568

Hi from a new old guy

Hello from GrampyTom. I just got my first Model 81. I'm a lucky guy because it is an 81D. It's no safe queen and looks like it has spent a good deal of time in the field since it's birth in 1948 ( it is almost as old as me!) the next serial number after this one was taken off the line to be made int...