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by Hardrada55
Wed Feb 24, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: 30 REM ammo crate
Replies: 10
Views: 892

Re: 30 REM ammo crate

Thanks, A Remington 8 and 81 collector from New Jersey had a box like that back in 2011.
by Hardrada55
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Standard Arms Model G project SPF
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Re: Standard Arms Model G project

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by Hardrada55
Sun Jan 24, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Standard Arms Model G project SPF
Replies: 1
Views: 318

Standard Arms Model G project SPF

SOLD PENDING FUNDS I have a Standard Arms Model G rifle in .30 Remington which is substantially complete (as far as I can tell) but is in non-operating condition. I had intended to fix it myself but never got around to it. The ladder on the rear sight is missing. The gas valve seems to be a little ...
by Hardrada55
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Oklahoma!
Replies: 8
Views: 1033

Re: Hello from Oklahoma!

Hey from Lawton. Awesome looking rifle...
by Hardrada55
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass
Replies: 4
Views: 642

Re: 32 REMINGTON fact. unprimed brass

Now you gotta' tell us what he paid for 'em so we can turn green.
by Hardrada55
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New Old Stock 81 Forearm *WOW*
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: New Old Stock 81 Forearm *WOW*

Definitely a Wow! Where do these things come from! I guess I really know the answer....they've been sitting in someone else's collection for years and years. But, what a neat thing to have.
by Hardrada55
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: .32 Remington with 110 grain bullet
Replies: 7
Views: 1199

Re: .32 Remington with 110 grain bullet

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by Hardrada55
Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: .32 Remington with 110 grain bullet
Replies: 7
Views: 1199

.32 Remington with 110 grain bullet

I never realized that .32 Remington was available at one time with a 110 grain "Hi-Speed" "Mushroom" pointed bullet.


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by Hardrada55
Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Everyone out to pasture?
Replies: 22
Views: 2703

Re: Everyone out to pasture?

I really like this forum. I check it almost every day.
by Hardrada55
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Model 8 or 81 in .35
Replies: 0
Views: 3014

Model 8 or 81 in .35

Posting for a family member. Looking for a nice original functioning Model 8 or 81 in .35 Remington. Want a nice shooter.
by Hardrada55
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Want to Buy model 8 or 81 in 35Rem
Replies: 4
Views: 3115

Re: Want to Buy model 8 or 81 in 35Rem

MinnesotaDan, Did you ever sell your Model 8 for $800 range?
by Hardrada55
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Refinish?
Replies: 5
Views: 3663

Re: Refinish?

I know I have struggled several times with the refinish vs leave original conundrum. In the final analysis, I would do what makes the gun most enjoyable to you. It's not like you would be refinishing some super rare variation or a one of a kind gun or one that is historically significant that would ...
by Hardrada55
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Great Links
Topic: Santa Mosin
Replies: 0
Views: 5327

Santa Mosin

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by Hardrada55
Wed Dec 18, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: British proof marks on Model 8?
Replies: 12
Views: 3808

Re: British proof marks on Model 8?

The production code, "RT" indicates it was made in November 1926. According to John Henwood's book, "The Great Remington 8" though, the last rifle shipped from the factory in 1918 was 40,917 and in 1919 was 42,009, which puts your rifle 41033 shipped from the factory in 1919. A Remington log book, w...
by Hardrada55
Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: British proof marks on Model 8?
Replies: 12
Views: 3808

Re: British proof marks on Model 8?

What's the date code and serial number?
by Hardrada55
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member in North Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 2085

Re: New member in North Texas

Hey Derek, former North Texan here. Good to have you on the forum, of course. I hear those AR's are getting so cheap some of the kids are getting interested in decent rifles. Got to pass along the knowledge. Walt
by Hardrada55
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: British proof marks on Model 8?
Replies: 12
Views: 3808

Re: British proof marks on Model 8?

I found a list of guns used by a hunting party of the Prince of Wales in India in 1921. Thought it was mildly interesting because of reference to two of our favorite firearms. Apparently the "Royals" were intrigued with the Remington Autoloader and took it "shooting". Imagine some guy in a sun helme...
by Hardrada55
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Mannlicher esque
Replies: 6
Views: 3506

Re: Mannlicher esque

Oh, my!
by Hardrada55
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Good one Got away
Replies: 4
Views: 2986

Re: Good one Got away

Pretty dang nice...
by Hardrada55
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Bordeaux
Replies: 5
Views: 3198

Re: Hello from Bordeaux

Jean Charles, Welcome to the forum! We would very much like to see the pictures of your friends FN 1900. Finding internal parts of the magazine may be difficult. Someone with more knowledge of the subject will have to give their opinion as to whether internal parts of the magazine of the Remington M...
by Hardrada55
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: The actual Model 8 that killed Bonnie and Clyde
Replies: 3
Views: 2658

Re: The actual Model 8 that killed Bonnie and Clyde

Lots of bullet holes in that car. I think there were a couple of Model 8s there that day.
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I've got a "C" grade with that style pistol grip.
by Hardrada55
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 63218

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Glad you're back from across the river! I'm sure your charges will be excited to get you back. This corner the American experiment seems to be doing better than most. W
by Hardrada55
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 Rifle Trunk
Replies: 5
Views: 3143

Re: Model 8 Rifle Trunk

A fitted rifle trunk is a very cool accessory to have, and your Dad is very talented.
by Hardrada55
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 7295

Re: WTS .32 Model 8 price drop

Original price was north of $1000.
by Hardrada55
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 7295

Re: WTS .32 Model 8

Looks like a nice one.
by Hardrada55
Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello everyone, Dan from PA here with a Model 8 in 35 Rem
Replies: 2
Views: 2424

Re: Hello everyone, Dan from PA here with a Model 8 in 35 Rem

#26213 was probably manufactured sometime in 1911 as the last gun shipped from the factory that year was #26489.
by Hardrada55
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8C -35 Remington
Replies: 13
Views: 6619

Re: Model 8C -35 Remington

Can't wait to see it and hear about it.
by Hardrada55
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello new guy with a Model 81
Replies: 7
Views: 4357

Re: Hello new guy with a Model 81

Welcome to the forum! I think Remington pretty much shut down civilian production in 1942. I know the auto makers stopped making cars that same year. The .35 and .300 were 4 round magazines.
by Hardrada55
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Old rifle still knocks them down!
Replies: 9
Views: 6701

Re: Old rifle still knocks them down!

Great pic.
by Hardrada55
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from California
Replies: 4
Views: 3258

Re: New member from California

You are right about that. They are a hoot! If you want to try a stiff recoil, try a .300 Savage with 180 grain bullet.
by Hardrada55
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from SW. Kansas
Replies: 4
Views: 3304

Re: New member from SW. Kansas

This is the place to do it. Welcome to the forum and collecting John Browning's famous autoloader.
by Hardrada55
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Steel stripper clip
Replies: 0
Views: 3139

Steel stripper clip

I have a steel stripper clip for .32 .30 and .25 I want to sell for $60.
by Hardrada55
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Just stumbled on a LA Sheriff's Dept Model 81
Replies: 9
Views: 7338

Re: Just stumbled on a LA Sheriff's Dept Model 81

I'm actually not even a Model 81 collector, but I found a local guy who had a Model 81 for sale, and needed money, so I went to look at the gun. It turned out to be a Model 81 LASD department marked gun that he had bought in California about 40 years ago. The gun is in near excellent condition with...
by Hardrada55
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 2805

Re: New member

Very nice. .25 caliber Remington Model 8s are the sweetest shooting in my opinion. .25-35 Remington is the same thing as .25 Remington.
by Hardrada55
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 6.5x52R ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 2156

Re: 6.5x52R ammo

You can't use .25-35 WCF or the European equivalent (6.5x52R) in the Model 8 because, for one thing, it's a rimmed cartridge. .25-35 Remington is the same as .25 Remington.
by Hardrada55
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: 7-30 Waters Rimless
Replies: 3
Views: 2899

Re: 7-30 Waters Rimless

Thank you. That's very interesting information. The think I worry about a little with the Model 8 and 81 ( it being a recoil operated gun) is the pressure.
by Hardrada55
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: 7-30 Waters Rimless
Replies: 3
Views: 2899

7-30 Waters Rimless

Anyone been able to do a 7-30 Waters Rimless conversion on a Model 8 or 81? I would think 120 grain bullet at 2500 fps out of a Autoloader would be a fine goal.
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by Hardrada55
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Great Links
Topic: Eskimo Hunters 1949 video
Replies: 2
Views: 4922

Eskimo Hunters 1949 video

Interesting video of a by gone time. Buying Winchester .30 Remington autoloading "Bear Box" at 9:33. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-XP30a ... ature=fvwp
by Hardrada55
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 from yesteryear
Replies: 2
Views: 3270

Re: Model 8 from yesteryear

That's a cool picture.
by Hardrada55
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1911 vintage Model 8
Replies: 4
Views: 3900

Re: 1911 vintage Model 8

I suspect a factory re-blue in July 1931.
by Hardrada55
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1911 vintage Model 8
Replies: 4
Views: 3900

1911 vintage Model 8

Picked up this 1911 vintage .25 Remington with Military butt plate in Abilene recently.

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by Hardrada55
Sun May 27, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello new member from Rathdrum Idaho
Replies: 3
Views: 2596

Re: Hello new member from Rathdrum Idaho

Good to have you on the forum. If your gun has little or no original blue left, then in my opinion it is totally up to you as to whether or not it should be re-blued. It all depends on what you would like best. If it's really rough looking now, you may actually improve value a little if you re-blue ...
by Hardrada55
Tue May 01, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?
Replies: 12
Views: 8521

Re: Very early 30-30 Rem-Did I pay too much?

Really like that one. Very nice...
by Hardrada55
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from Oklahoma
Replies: 6
Views: 4097

Re: New member from Oklahoma

I'm in Lawton. I get up that way occasionally.
by Hardrada55
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from Oklahoma
Replies: 6
Views: 4097

Re: New member from Oklahoma

Not going to be able to make Tulsa this year...again. But I like Model 8s and live in SW OK.
by Hardrada55
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Reloading for the 1900 (35 Rem)
Replies: 16
Views: 10560

Re: Reloading for the 1900 (35 Rem)

To begin, I paraphrase a wiser man than I. You are dealing with a 100 year old firearm. One designed to operate with ammunition developing a specific pressure to provide the recoil forces which operate the action. Plus it's a complicated gun with lots of small parts and flat springs susceptible to b...
by Hardrada55
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: First time buyer
Replies: 3
Views: 2506

Re: First time buyer

What to look for on a Model 81 made in 1936? First consideration is condition. Overall condition...bluing should be that shinier blue that was used before 1942 rather than the duller blue you see on guns from the end of production. Bolt and bolt handle should not be blued. If you've seen a bunch of ...
by Hardrada55
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: reduced .30 Remington Ammo; 4 boxes $100
Replies: 2
Views: 2615

Re: reduced .30 Remington Ammo; 4 boxes $100

I sent you private message.
by Hardrada55
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: reduced .30 Remington Ammo; 4 boxes $100
Replies: 2
Views: 2615

reduced .30 Remington Ammo; 4 boxes $100

I am selling .30 Remington ammo. $100 for 4 boxes of rather recent vintage Remington brand factory ammo plus actual shipping. Need statement that you are not prohibited from purchasing or possessing ammo. email for pic.
by Hardrada55
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from Texas
Replies: 5
Views: 3963

Re: New member from Texas

Hey Bob, Good to have you on the forum. I grew up coming over from Lewisville to hunt on the LBJ grasslands. Love the old guns, like our favorite, the Remington Autoloading rifle and others too.