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by Packmule
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Wtb-Model 81 forend screw
Replies: 7
Views: 2573

Re: Wtb-Model 81 forend screw

Found one but thanks for the offer.....Pack
by Packmule
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Watson peep sight
Replies: 4
Views: 2344

Re: Watson peep sight

Watson was a Canadian sight company not too much known about them. They do show up time to time have seen 99 savage sights by them never a model 8 one nice find.
by Packmule
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Model 81 barrel assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 2182

Re: Model 81 barrel assembly

Arrived today in excellent shape now i just need a forend screw.....
by Packmule
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Wtb-Model 81 forend screw
Replies: 7
Views: 2573

Wtb-Model 81 forend screw

Looking for a reasonable priced model 81 forend screw thanks email is best. remington81@sbcglobal.net
by Packmule
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Model 81 barrel assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 2182

Re: Model 81 barrel assembly

Yes there does.... :mrgreen:
by Packmule
Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Model 81 barrel assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 2182

Model 81 barrel assembly

Not sure how i managed to snag a complete model 81 barrel assembly for $125 on ebay but i did .....i am happy camper !
by Packmule
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 10006

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Thats a heck of alot of stuff Jack.....please post more pics of the mannlicher stocked one thanks.
by Packmule
Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Remington 11-P
Replies: 4
Views: 2196

Re: Remington 11-P

I will to, and like Cam said rare rare rare....i have never seen one for sale ever. But I will keep a eye out never know what still might be hiddin away.
by Packmule
Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: LOVE STORIES: Your first model 8 (or 81)
Replies: 16
Views: 6585

Re: LOVE STORIES: Your first model 8 (or 81)

Ok, I guess since I started all this mess to begin with I should share my first story.My first encounter with these great rifles was in 1980 something. My dads cousin my second cousin J.B. Brimhall was a well traveled hunter that had hunted the long missed elk migrations out west and at the time th...
by Packmule
Wed Aug 03, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 Meet-Greet-Shootout VIDEO ***
Replies: 9
Views: 4236

Re: Great Model 8 Meet-Greet-Shootout VIDEO ***

Looks like y'all had a blast!
by Packmule
Wed Aug 03, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Facebook page!
Replies: 0
Views: 1693

New Facebook page!

For all the face book users out there I created a new page just for y'all
https://www.facebook.com/thegreatmodel8/

enjoy!~Pack~
by Packmule
Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Countdown & * Giveaway!
Replies: 19
Views: 7627

Re: Great 8 Countdown & * Giveaway!

Sure wish I could have made it....but life always gets in the way. Hope everyone has a great time and y'all take lots of pictures.
by Packmule
Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: want to buy old hunting photos
Replies: 0
Views: 1432

want to buy old hunting photos

I am working on a new book, and I am looking for old hunting photos that feature classic hunting rifles.. i.e. Remington Model 8/81's , 99 savages ect. Looking for originals but will buy copies at reasonable rates. These will not be mass produced and posted on ebay they will be exclusively in my boo...
by Packmule
Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: working on new book
Replies: 2
Views: 2259

working on new book

Packmule here just wanting to let everyone know I have been working on pictorial history of classic hunting rifles in the field.I am buying and gathering old hunting pictures and modern pictures with classical hunting rifles. If you have any for sale or wish to contribute with a mention in the book ...
by Packmule
Fri Jul 01, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Still a few books left....
Replies: 3
Views: 2043

Re: Still a few books left....

PM SENT.
by Packmule
Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 and me
Replies: 12
Views: 5432

Re: model 8 and me

I resemble that remark! Old pic of me with a circa 1932 ,,in 32Rem
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by Packmule
Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Ft.Worth gun show
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

Ft.Worth gun show

Well if you live in DFW there are quite a few Model 8's at the Ft. Worth , Texas gun show as of 2:45 pm on Sat. And a couple odd ones to boot........ There was a Model 8 in decent shape chambered in .308 and marked so, there was a odd semi custom model 8 with nice (Non) factory checkered forend and...
by Packmule
Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: model 81 on Yukon men on Discovery channel
Replies: 2
Views: 1625

Re: model 81 on Yukon men on Discovery channel

[img] [IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y161/HOGCHASER/12516564_1057632477642305_1823366967_n_zpsmcb4c0su.jpg[/img] [/img] [img] [IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y161/HOGCHASER/12910889_1057632387642314_1753461709_n_zpspgcat72t.jpg[/img] [/img] [img] [IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y1...
by Packmule
Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: model 81 on Yukon men on Discovery channel
Replies: 2
Views: 1625

model 81 on Yukon men on Discovery channel

Awesome to see Joey Zuray hunting moose on a modern show with a model 81 check it out!
by Packmule
Sat Jan 23, 2016 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 9717

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

Packmule here just saying Howdy! Hope all is well in Remington model 8/81 land. I don't have time to post much, but I do read the post from time to time. Never thought that this website I started in 2009 would be around this long. Thanks to Cam and the rest of y'all for keeping it alive and doing w...
by Packmule
Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8D Peerless 25Rem - FOR SALE
Replies: 5
Views: 3870

Re: Model 8D Peerless 25Rem - FOR SALE

relisted , the high bidder was $100 shy of reserve
by Packmule
Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 13555

Re: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!

I am thinking of going would be nice to see some of the members ,hope to see y'all there
by Packmule
Sat Dec 06, 2014 9:20 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: box of 32 rem for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1343

box of 32 rem for sale

I have one box of 32 rem loaded by Bob Shell of AZ, its loaded on virgin factory vintage factory brass asking $45 plus $15 for shipping in lower 48 you can email me if interested remington81@sbcglobal.net
by Packmule
Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Model 8/81 Contemporary: The Sempert -Kreighoff Autoloader
Replies: 2
Views: 2757

Re: Model 8/81 Contemporary: The Sempert -Kreighoff Autoload

Thanks Cam for taking and posting the great pictures, and I remembered the German name for it
it was called the "Krieghoff Selbstlader"
Cheers~RJ
by Packmule
Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a EXTREMELY rare rifle
Replies: 9
Views: 3439

Re: a EXTREMELY rare rifle

Have researched these since acquiring , and it seems to be that there are about 10 of these that have survived that's about it ten! That's world wide , and just a heads up this will be for sale soon, if anyone is looking for one just p.m. me thanks RJ
by Packmule
Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a EXTREMELY rare rifle
Replies: 9
Views: 3439

Re: a EXTREMELY rare rifle

yes they are very helpful and I am a member , talked with guy over there today he is going to put the word out that there is one floatin' around
by Packmule
Wed Jul 09, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a EXTREMELY rare rifle
Replies: 9
Views: 3439

Re: a EXTREMELY rare rifle

yes claw mounts, Hensoldt/Wetzlar scope , and may not have it long but will try and get a video before it finds a new home :D p.s. looking for one of those exuberant Kreighoff collectors........
by Packmule
Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: a EXTREMELY rare rifle
Replies: 9
Views: 3439

Re: a EXTREMELY rare rifle

yes its mine :D
by Packmule
Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a EXTREMELY rare rifle
Replies: 9
Views: 3439

a EXTREMELY rare rifle

so for all you Vintage semiautomatic peeps out there here is one of the Rarest vintage Semi-autos out there, a 1930 Sempert -Kreighoff Semiautomatic Rifle 8X60 , only a estimated 50-75 rifles ever produced in the 10 years they were made. Two variants this is the first the second had the operating ha...
by Packmule
Mon May 05, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My almost new 1950 Savage 99 EG
Replies: 3
Views: 1770

My almost new 1950 Savage 99 EG

Picked this up off GB a month ago figured I share.....the ad only said 99 savage 300 savage, had only one picture so from that and a phone call, I bought it and was very surprised what showed up........ a almost flat new 1950 model 99 Savage EG, 95% plus would say more but close enough. I am not sur...
by Packmule
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Anyone hunt deer with the .25 Remington?
Replies: 14
Views: 5726

Re: Anyone hunt deer with the .25 Remington?

I have! I have shot two Texas Whitetails with a 1920's .25 Rem and It worked great but like any caliber shot placement is key......Happy shootin'
by Packmule
Fri Mar 28, 2014 2:50 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 & 81's in movies?!?
Replies: 4
Views: 2914

Re: Model 8 & 81's in movies?!?

the move "the last of the Hard Men " with Charles Heston has one one the Rack in his house, 'the Philadelphia story ', There is more will have to check my list I spot them all the time watching old movies and freak out my wife can't stand it lol
by Packmule
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Winchester marked Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 6280

Re: Winchester marked Model 8

no problem Jack, it sold in 2012 for $1500 plus auction fees , and yes Mr. Browning got a little frustrated with Winchester, that had the rights to most of his guns including the Model 8 but never wanted to produce it. So I was told by someone also lol
by Packmule
Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Winchester marked Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 6280

Winchester marked Model 8

This was in a auction a few years ago not sure if anyone posted it, but what a cool Model 8 story from auction: Originally produced by Remington, this rifle was acquired by Winchester Repeating Arms and used in their test lab. Blade front and adjustable semi-buckhorn sights, with the standard 2-line...
by Packmule
Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: new FB page
Replies: 3
Views: 1928

new FB page

made a new page for Classic Hunting rifles, Remington model 8's & 81's are included
www.facebook.com/classichuntingrifles
by Packmule
Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Stith on ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 1297

Stith on ebay

posted on ebay if anyone has a 5-holer in need of a mount
http://www.ebay.com/itm/171236220100?ss ... 1555.l2649
by Packmule
Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:22 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: My first FN
Replies: 11
Views: 6360

Re: My first FN

Yes it was
by Packmule
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: My first FN
Replies: 11
Views: 6360

My first FN

Just made a deal for my first ever FN 1900,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,SO EXCITED!!!
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by Packmule
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: a must for any remington pistol collector
Replies: 2
Views: 1569

a must for any remington pistol collector

found this today ,#2 Remington 51, very cool and there is only one number 2
http://www.gunsinternational.com/SERIAL ... =100360492
by Packmule
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: WTS -Model 81-300 savage
Replies: 0
Views: 1737

WTS -Model 81-300 savage

posting here since the for sale section won't work with search hope that's alright if not feel free to move. I bought a very nice Model 81 a few months ago and selling now to fund some other guns. This a very nice 81 I say 85% or better leaning on the better, will make a fine addition to your collec...
by Packmule
Sat Jun 08, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Teddy Roosevelt Style Lion hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 3180

Re: Teddy Roosevelt Style Lion hunting

my little carbine is a 1907 circa MDL 8 , 35 rem will have to take the stith off that hunt but it would work. You can take two lions now in NM with one lic. So maybe one with a model 8 and one with the Lee speed would be the order of the day ........
by Packmule
Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Teddy Roosevelt Style Lion hunting
Replies: 6
Views: 3180

Teddy Roosevelt Style Lion hunting

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y161/HOGCHASER/83a252ac-1f1f-49e7-a6e6-6e963cc56c14_zpscc6aed50.jpg So I just sent off my down payment for my dream hunt, a Hound Lion hunt in NM for next Feb. I have been wanting to go and do that since I quit guiding so long ago. I went on plenty lion hunts in my ...
by Packmule
Fri Jun 07, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first Model 8
Replies: 30
Views: 9660

Re: My first Model 8

welcome to the maddness
by Packmule
Tue May 28, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Home made steam boats
Replies: 6
Views: 2442

Re: Home made steam boats

Very cool stuff right there keep it up!