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by oldsetter
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Bolt will not retract
Replies: 3
Views: 1502

Re: Bolt will not retract

If this "E" Grade is in good condition I think that the bolt is glued in place from dried up solvent, which turns into something similar to dried shellac. The only thin locking the bolt is the safety/rocker and if that moves the bolt should retract. I'd take the barrel assembly off and spray some G...
by oldsetter
Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt will not move from closed
Replies: 4
Views: 1825

Re: Bolt will not move from closed

Can you release the barrel assy as in takedown? Is the safety up? Safety moves freely have not tried to "take-down" as in removal of the forearm and separate the barrel assembly. I did unscrew the forearm which seems not to move but have not tried to use any force to separate the two. Truth is I'm ...
by oldsetter
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt will not move from closed
Replies: 4
Views: 1825

Bolt will not move from closed

Well Ive got this E grade Model 8 it is beautiful BUT I cannot cycle the bolt it just will not move! The barrel will push down when accessed from the muzzle end about even with the barrel shroud but the bolt will not move. Kinda like going out on a blind date with someone who appears like Miss Ameri...
by oldsetter
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Bolt will not retract
Replies: 3
Views: 1502

Bolt will not retract

Well Ive got this E grade Model 8 it is beautiful BUT I cannot cycle the bolt it just will not move! The barrel will push down when accessed from the muzzle end about even with the barrel shroud but the bolt will not move. Kinda like going out on a blind date with someone who appears like Miss Ameri...
by oldsetter
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

Re: New Member

Hey jack.
Thanks for the welcome and welcome info :D
regards,
olds
by oldsetter
Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member
Replies: 2
Views: 1238

New Member

Considering a Model 8 I found at an estate appraisal Im doing but right now just gathering info.
This gun is an "E" which is MINT in 30Rem. This is a large collection 30+ guns and Im just starting it so it will be a while before I have pics. Any INFORMED opinions as to value would be appreciated!