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by Sarge756
Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 79

D Grade Model 8

Thought a follow-up on my For Sale listing of my D-Grade "Sophie" would be in order. Minnesota Dan reached out and "Sophie" now resides in the far North. Dan and I have traded emails and messages back and forth concerning the rifle and different loads for 35Rem. Has been good to exchange information...
by Sarge756
Mon Sep 06, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Non lead Ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Non lead Ammo

Just the tip of the Iceberg. The last lead smelter in this country closed in 2013. Competition for lead products with 90% going to battery production had the bonus benefit for the EPA of limiting production of ammunition and attendant price increase. Bought a battery for your car lately? Ammo not th...
by Sarge756
Thu Sep 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: F.B.I sights. matched set at auction
Replies: 2
Views: 153

Re: F.B.I sights. matched set at auction

You`re correct Hibby. On Fleabay "Bid Wizard" or "esnipe" is the way to go.
Joe
by Sarge756
Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Non lead Ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Non lead Ammo

Ammo for the 35 Rem like most everything else these days seems to be in pretty short supply. Adding the caveat of "lead-free" to the mix in my opinion just feeds into that perfect storm designed to make it all the more difficult for us to use and shoot the firearms we have. I don`t know of any compa...
by Sarge756
Sun Jul 18, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: D Grade Model 8 FS
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: D Grade Model 8 FS

Gonna be headed to Minnesota. Thanks Dan.

Joe
by Sarge756
Mon Jul 05, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: D Grade Model 8 FS
Replies: 6
Views: 800

Re: D Grade Model 8 FS

$1795 Shipped
by Sarge756
Wed Jun 30, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Remington Hat
Replies: 2
Views: 421

Remington Hat

Not an 8 or 81 but really good looking Remington hat. https://ads.midwayusa.com/product/1021122318?pid=344799&utm_medium=display&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=CBO_AllCategories_DABA&utm_content=AllCategories_DABA_3Q20_Strikethrough&cm_mmc=pf_ci_facebookdpa-_-Clothing+-+Men%27s+Casual-_-Remington-...
by Sarge756
Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: D Grade Model 8 FS
Replies: 6
Views: 800

D Grade Model 8 FS

D Grade made in 1908....35 Rem cal

$1995 shipped to ffl or C&R

Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: D Grade Model 8

Rifleman........This was the post referred to.

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=3324&p=11127&hilit= ... 21a#p11127
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: D Grade Model 8

No offense Rifleman. All good. Again,I agree about overly engraved firearms.That being said if this one had every square inch covered with scroll it would still be worthy. As Townsend Whelen said "Only accurate rifles are interesting" certainly applies to this 8. Hope you saw the post including phot...
by Sarge756
Wed Jun 02, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: D Grade Model 8

I agree Dan and I have searched but couldn`t find what they fit. It does have possibilities though. I have the front Stith scope mount for it and have played with the idea of fashioning a rear mount that would use the drilled and tapped holes.I have a good friend that is a master machinist that I be...
by Sarge756
Tue Jun 01, 2021 5:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: D Grade Model 8

Rifleman,appreciate you taking the time to respond to the post. Your assessment of the detractors with this rifle are correct. You have reiterated what I included with the caveat that I wanted a prospective buyer to be fully informed. I share your distaste for guady engraving. Have sold a fair # of ...
by Sarge756
Mon May 31, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 32 Rem Ammo
Replies: 1
Views: 812

32 Rem Ammo

Box of 32Rem available on 24HourCampfire forum in the free classifieds. $50. Also had some 250 Savage.
Joe
by Sarge756
Mon May 31, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Scoping an 81
Replies: 6
Views: 2065

Re: Scoping an 81

Was gonna post about the 32 Rem ammo on 24HrCampfire for everyone here but see you got it.Good snag OntheBeach.

joes64gto over there
by Sarge756
Sun May 30, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

Re: D Grade Model 8

176 views of the post and no inquiries yet??? No one out there looking for a "D" Grade? Here for while longer then off to GB.
Joe
by Sarge756
Tue May 11, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 1824

D Grade Model 8

http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=3310&sid=313d226ab037cbe534e481b4a0a445f4 While back I talked with Jack1653 about the D Grade I bought here several years back. Told him that I was considering selling it. His advice was to refer to the above original post with the ma...
by Sarge756
Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Finally got one coming.
Replies: 10
Views: 2102

Re: Finally got one coming.

Made the comment on another post re your 10 day wait that it might be time to look into a Curio&Relics license. After reading "Initiative 1639" it might have been a useless idea. I was aware that Washington state had gone off the rails with anti-gun legislation but ,until I read the entire text of 1...
by Sarge756
Fri Apr 02, 2021 4:56 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 8 or 81? Including Pictures
Replies: 15
Views: 3401

Re: 8 or 81? Including Pictures

9.3 Shooter......Ten days to take it home??? Would be a good time to look into obtaining a Curio&Relics license.

Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Stoopid Questions Get Stoopid Answers
Replies: 11
Views: 2716

Re: Stoopid Questions Get Stoopid Answers

GRUMPA had it figured out. I bought a hundred pieces of the converted 308 from him few years back. It was everything he claimed . Have reloaded half of them several times and no problems. Will anneal them prior to the next reload. He was an interesting fella. Thought if I ever got out his way that i...
by Sarge756
Wed Mar 10, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .32 Rem brass at Grafs HEADS UP!
Replies: 12
Views: 2895

Re: .32 Rem brass at Grafs HEADS UP!

Havn`t looked to see if they have 30 Rem also but the 32 is easily necked down for those on another post lamenting no ammo for their 30`s or glad they didn`t have one. Thanks for the info on the brass. $1 a piece is not bad considering what used brass is going for in popular calibers. Don`t see it g...
by Sarge756
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 30 REM ammo crate
Replies: 10
Views: 2810

Re: 30 REM ammo crate

Hey Roger,Good to connect with you again too. I look in also but havn`t posted anything in awhile. I do stay in touch with Jack and our old friend Mitch ,Imfuncity. Staying busy with restorations of several to keep my mind off the news of the day. Hopefully Mitch will appear one of these days.I miss...
by Sarge756
Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 30 REM ammo crate
Replies: 10
Views: 2810

Re: 30 REM ammo crate

$3501 + Shipping. $3.7? a round.These probably will never be fired. I`m glad that I own two model 8`s in 30Rem.I shoot mine for much less than that.....just the cost of the powder,primer and bullet and the enjoyable time reloading. My favorite chambering outside the 25Rem. Shoot all day and it doesn...
by Sarge756
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Use of Mod 81 in the rain?
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: Use of Mod 81 in the rain?

Well....Not much snow where I am but we do get plenty of rain.Johnson`s Paste Wax is your friend. Apply liberally to metal and wood. For after the hunt there is another product that works to get rid of the moisture . WD40. The WD stands for Water Displacing. For that ,it is a great product but don`t...
by Sarge756
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Stock set for Model 81 on Fleabay
Replies: 2
Views: 2491

Stock set for Model 81 on Fleabay

Not mine...For information only. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Remington-Model-81-Stock-group/174101881895?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160811114145%26meid%3D6fb834e30c5840768737d07ae0c47122%26pid%3D100667%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D8%26sd%3D383192932550%26itm%3D174101881895%26pmt%3D...
by Sarge756
Sat May 25, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Need .30 Rem reloading advice
Replies: 4
Views: 3394

Re: Need .30 Rem reloading advice

Phyrbird has given you a bunch of options. Remembering that 3 of the (New) chamberings for the 8 - 25,30 and 32 were essentially made to directly compete with existent offerings from Winchester- 25-35,30-30, and 32 win spl reloading our obsolete cartridges doesn`t have to require a lot of searching....
by Sarge756
Wed May 15, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Dent Raiser tool
Replies: 2
Views: 2792

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Dent Raiser tool

Thanks Jack, If you were closer just think of all the mischief we could get into. You know if you have barrel jackets needing attention all you have to do is get a mailing tube and send em south. Joe
by Sarge756
Wed May 15, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 6634

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

Glad to see some interest in this tool. I used it on my 'D' grade in 35 and really appreciate the solid feel with no wobble or chance of slips. Bonus is that with the jacket ring nut removed first and then the barrel nut the heft of the tool and rod down the bore the spring under tension is easy to ...
by Sarge756
Tue May 14, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool CBR
Replies: 2
Views: 2858

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool CBR

Sold to Hibby83.
by Sarge756
Mon May 13, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 6634

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

Thanks Jack, Looked back in my records and found that the CBR tool was $80 plus shipping. I posted it at reduced price in the classifieds.
Joe
by Sarge756
Mon May 13, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool CBR
Replies: 2
Views: 2858

Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool CBR

CBR Takedown tool for 8/81. Paid $80 plus shipping for it. Will sell for $70 Shipped lower 48.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat May 11, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Dent Raiser tool
Replies: 2
Views: 2792

Model 8/81 Barrel Dent Raiser tool

Same friend that did the takedown tool for me built the dent raisers in the photos. This is used like a dolly in auto body repair. Tool is inserted and tightened and a brass hammer with polished face taps the dent out. The long tool is for a 12 ga shotgun. I v`e got a couple Doubleguns that I`m rest...
by Sarge756
Sat May 11, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 6634

Re: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

More Photos:

Better view of the wood block and how hole is cut. Also Photo of the takedown tool from Remcrazy that is available.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat May 11, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool
Replies: 10
Views: 6634

Model 8/81 Barrel Takedown tool

Prevailed upon a good friend, that is a talented machinist to build a takedown tool for our rifles. I had bought one that Remcrazy had made years ago and while it worked fine I knew that my friend could improve on it. Our friend Jack1653 furnished some photos of the FN tool and using the idea of one...
by Sarge756
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 Magazine Problem
Replies: 5
Views: 4841

Re: Model 81 Magazine Problem

This is a subject that has come up often here. If you use the "search" bar located in upper right corner...type in "magazine,problems,issues,failure to feed etc. you will have an afternoons worth of reading and may find answer you seek.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Back from the dead, I am!
Replies: 22
Views: 101915

Re: Back from the dead, I am!

Good to hear from you. In the middle of a restoration of a 16 Ga. 'Ranger' (Stevens 520) and know you like them. Will post photos when completed. You are learning that getting old is not for wimps. :D :D :D Joe
by Sarge756
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another restoration completed
Replies: 10
Views: 6341

Re: Another restoration completed

Carl, It really is pretty easy with the small stuff. Stainless,aluminum or even an old iron pot work fine. To keep peace with "the boss" I moved my operation out of the kitchen and set up a camp stove that I keep for hurricanes. Been using and old pressure cooker bottom I bought at a garage sale for...
by Sarge756
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another restoration completed
Replies: 10
Views: 6341

Re: Another restoration completed

Thanks for the good words Carl. If you are doing small parts all you need is an old pot to boil water in. The product I was going to suggest was Belgian Blue that is carried by Brownells and Midway. I`ve used several of the "rust blue" formulas and the Belgian blue seems to be the most forgiving. Ho...
by Sarge756
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another restoration completed
Replies: 10
Views: 6341

Re: Another restoration completed

More After:
by Sarge756
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another restoration completed
Replies: 10
Views: 6341

Re: Another restoration completed

The After:
by Sarge756
Sun Feb 24, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another restoration completed
Replies: 10
Views: 6341

Another restoration completed

All, From time to time on our forum and others I see questions about restoration of older firearms. You may have one of our 8`s or 81`s that has as the saying goes " Been rode hard and put up wet" The just completed project is not an 8/81 but it is close. It is a Remington Model 11 made in 1924. Thi...
by Sarge756
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: More Drool & Jackitis
Replies: 2
Views: 2812

Re: More Drool & Jackitis

I`d almost be tempted on the second one listed, the "D grade" Model 11. Only caveat would be that I could go back in time and find the idiot that cut that fine stock and installed that abomination of a recoil pad. I can`t unsee it now and will be haunted by that image the rest of the day. It has a "...
by Sarge756
Wed Feb 20, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 27212

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Cam, The question has finally been answered. Where did "Jackitus" originate ? Plain to see he is holding onto the rifle with both hands so as not to let it get away just as he has done so many times with so many others. Joe
by Sarge756
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!
Replies: 39
Views: 27212

Re: Ahlberg Collection ** Picture Heavy!

Thanks Jack for allowing us to share your collections. The photos and descriptions are great but nothing like having the opportunity you afforded us to actually hold and shoot some of your prizes when we had the Great8Meet and Shoot. For me it was the second time that I had that opportunity. The onl...
by Sarge756
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Replacement Stocks Any Suggestions??
Replies: 3
Views: 2665

Re: Replacement Stocks Any Suggestions??

Havn`t bought a replacement stock for an 8/81 from the folks at Gunville but did buy one for a Model 52 Winchester and a 550 Remington. Not bad wood as described straight grain walnut. Was satisfied with both of them. I see they have a "set" for Model 8 @ $140. Seems to be a pretty good price. Bear ...
by Sarge756
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Article about Rem 81
Replies: 1
Views: 2666

Article about Rem 81

Current issue(Feb19) of The American Rifleman has article about our Model 81. You don`t have the magazine? If not this would be a good time for you to join The NRA. Life Member here for many years. We stand together or fall one by one. Joe
by Sarge756
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jack and the Tornado
Replies: 2
Views: 2624

Jack and the Tornado

https://weather.com/storms/tornado/news/2018-12-02-illinois-tornadoes-taylorville-1dec18 Glad to find out that our friend Jack is safe after the outbreak of Tornado`s in his neck of the woods.No damage at his house but Jack says "it tore Hell out of Taylorville". Joe
by Sarge756
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Link tip
Replies: 1
Views: 1729

Re: Link tip

Go here and take a look.Pictures worth a thousand words.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/buster_ch ... 3271360342
by Sarge756
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: 7-30 Waters Rimless
Replies: 3
Views: 3364

Re: 7-30 Waters Rimless

Well, guess that could be done but have to wonder why would you unless just for the novelty. If the idea is to push 30cal bullets faster out of a Model 8 seems there is a much easier way to do it than converting an existing rifle. I`ve loaded spire point bullets for a Savage 340 bolt action and a Sa...
by Sarge756
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Great Links
Topic: Eskimo Hunters 1949 video
Replies: 2
Views: 5685

Re: Eskimo Hunters 1949 video

Thanks, Enjoyed the video."Grit" for sure Cam. I can`t imagine.He`s not even wearing gloves!!! Brrrrr!
Joe
by Sarge756
Tue May 22, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Scoped Model 81
Replies: 12
Views: 13054

Re: Scoped Model 81

Have to admit the mausers are dear to my heart also. I look around and wonder sometimes where all of them came from. Some were ground up builds and others bought after previous owner had done the work or paid to have it built. Right now with the fear of wholesale restrictions on firearms eased it is...