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by Eightisgreat
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Recommended ammo for .35 Model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 672

Re: Recommended ammo for .35 Model 8

Thanks for all the ammo info!
by Eightisgreat
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Recommended ammo for .35 Model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 672

Recommended ammo for .35 Model 8

What Remington .35 ammo would you recommend for my Model 8? 150 gr or 200 grain?
Thanks!
by Eightisgreat
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired
Replies: 9
Views: 651

Re: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired

Hibby - Thanks again for your very helpful advice! (Normally I'm much smarter than my post suggests) My Model 8 is actually in excellent condition and to the best of my knowledge was not damaged when the gunsmith fired it. I have since purchased another spring from Wisners and will make sure the new...
by Eightisgreat
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired
Replies: 9
Views: 651

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...?
by Eightisgreat
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired
Replies: 9
Views: 651

Model 8 Magazine Spring broke when rifle fired

Gentlemen: I am new to the Forum and am the proud owner of a beautiful Model 8, .35 cal, gifted to me by a close friend of my father's who used it to hunt tigers in India long ago. The rifle is in excellent+ condition, but was missing the magazine spring and follower when I obtained it. I located a ...
by Eightisgreat
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Model 8 .35 cal magazine spring
Replies: 1
Views: 217

Model 8 .35 cal magazine spring

Found an original follower for my .35 cal Model 8 but am having a devil of a time locating a magazine spring. Bought a reproduction from Wisners and took it to my gunsmith for installation, but he said it broke when he test-fired the rifle (my feeling is that he installed it incorrectly!) Would like...