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by jack1653
Tue May 30, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Had some surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 3478

Re: Had some surgery

Hey Carl, Sorry to hear about your surgery, but it sounds like you are going to be better after the rehab is completed. It is good to be patient with the recovery process and give yourself time to heal. I have had three kidney surgeries since February with general anesthesia and it has kicked my but...
by jack1653
Sun May 07, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello, new member, new 81 owner.
Replies: 7
Views: 3827

Re: Hello, new member, new 81 owner.

Hey rromeo, Welcome to the forum. We are glad to help new 8 & 81 newcomers. Tell us what parts you are looking for and I am sure someone here can point you in the right direction. Ask any questions that you may have about these rifles and I am sure you will get some helpful information. If you can p...
by jack1653
Fri May 05, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Event 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3478

Re: Great 8 Event 2017

Hey Guys, It saddens me to have to say that I will not be hosting the Great 8 Event the last weekend in August as I had planned. I had received responses from 3 members saying that they would attend. I never heard from anybody else and there is too much work involved for so little attendance. I do a...
by jack1653
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Buttstock find
Replies: 6
Views: 3715

Re: Buttstock find

Hey Randy, That is a very nice second year production. The dark wood is a compliment to the patina on the metal. To find an early style safety takes a lot of searching. Finds like this is what really takes a collection to the next level. How are you doing with the FN additions? I remember seeing ear...
by jack1653
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Buttstock find
Replies: 6
Views: 3715

Re: Buttstock find

Hey ranman, Nice find in the stock. I always check to see if there are any goodies that may have been placed by previous owners. I have found some nice sights, dollar bills, screws, matches, etc. I have not found any dated items that I can recall. The rifle you have pictures has one of the old style...
by jack1653
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable magazines
Replies: 19
Views: 11517

Re: detachable magazines

Hey 81police, You are correct. I do not like working on the Krieger's for several reasons. It is just too hard to improve on what Kreiger did and I had found them pretty easy to buy when I wanted one. I did not have the appropriate tooling machine that is required to mill the trigger guard for an ap...
by jack1653
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable magazines
Replies: 19
Views: 11517

Re: detachable magazines

Hey Blitzkriegws, I have done Conversions on both the Model 8 & 81 in every caliber. The biggest issue is finding the 15-shot extended magazine produced by the Police Officers Equipment Company many years ago. If you can locate one, be prepared to pay big bucks for one. I saw one in Tulsa at the gun...
by jack1653
Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: POE Heaven
Replies: 8
Views: 5980

Re: POE Heaven

Here is a better picture of the POE's and Conversions.
by jack1653
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: POE Heaven
Replies: 8
Views: 5980

Re: POE Heaven

Hey Guys,

I am sorry about the picture. When it was resized, I didn't realize that the top and bottom of the picture had been cut off. I will try and get a better picture later.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: POE Heaven
Replies: 8
Views: 5980

POE Heaven

Hey Guys, I just finished rearranging the safe to house the newest additions from Tulsa. I decided to put all the POE rifles and Conversions in one safe. The picture shows all of these rifles together in one location. While it may be difficult to identify the various rifles it is pretty impressive t...
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Guys, One of the three Police Models I purchased was a rare Model 8 with the 15-shot POE extended magazine. This rifle is a 35 caliber. The picture show both of my Model 8 Police Models. Both are in excellent condition and have the early style forearm. You can read about these rifles in Henwood'...
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Mags
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Pictures of the magazines.
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Guys, Jump in with your opinions about this rifle. It has a removable magazine similar to the Krieger Conversions. There was a thread about another rifle that was very similar to this one several months back. I have included some pictures of three magazines for comparison to aid in the discussio...
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Mike, All my rifles can be shot and I don't mind firing most of them. There are a few that could be classified as "safe queens", but as 81police and Sarge756 will tell you, I don't mind if others want to shoot them. 81police thought I was crazy when I brought several of my Police Models to Texas...
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

More pictures.
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

More pictures.
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

More pictures of the custom model 8.
by jack1653
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Richard, Here are some more pictures of the custom model 8. I was told it was made for one of the Remington executives. It is a partial engraving. I found the wood to be very unusual with the full length forearm that has the charteristic schnable end. The checkering is excellent and it takes rea...
by jack1653
Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Ranman,

Here are some more pictures of the FN. I tried to get some close ups and hope they are okayThis FN has the plain barrel like the model 8. There were not that many plain barrels made and to find one is very lucky. This is the second plain barrel in my FN's.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Guys, You never know what you may find in these rifles. Take a look at this. When I removed the charge handle, a brass shim came out with the bolt handle. I have never seen one before. The purpose was obvious after I tried the charge without the shim. It was very loose in the bolt. Kind of a nea...
by jack1653
Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Joe, I did not get the Dillon progressive press at the show. I am conflicted about all the options, bells and whistles that are required to get this thing to work. The model I was considering is the Super 1050 powered by the Rev 7. That sucker will really pump the ammo out. I am going to continu...
by jack1653
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey 81police,

Can you post the picture of the charge handle and shim. Also the engraved model 8 with the long forearm. There were some more pictures of the D grade also. The picture of the 2 model 8 police models would be nice also.

Thanks Buddy,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Re: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Guys, Just about the time you think you have enough another opportunity presents itself and this was the case in Tulsa. There is a story behind each purchase and my reasoning, or justification for "jackitis". I will try and be brief but many of you know that isn't possible so I will bust the pos...
by jack1653
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad
Replies: 31
Views: 13101

Tulsa Trip--Jackitis Bad

Hey Guys, I had a wonderful time in Tulsa at the Gun show. My son, nephew and another friend joined me on the trip. All of us were wore completely exhausted and I could not have done it without my "gun bearers". There were more 8's and 81's this year than what I saw in past shows. Prices were up fro...
by jack1653
Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: 8/81 Safety Modifications
Replies: 4
Views: 4059

Re: 8/81 Safety Modifications

Hey 81police,

Thanks for the postings. Some real creativity on these rifles. I think I sent you pictures of my 81-D that had a safety modification. Please feel free to post it. It looks like the safety on the Browning A-5 shotgun.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 18 Stamped on Model 81 trigger guard
Replies: 4
Views: 3177

Re: 18 Stamped on Model 81 trigger guard

Hey Cebrowning1, Not a problem using the picture. I am glad that it was available for you to use to help us understand what you were describing. I agree with 81police in saying that it is an inspection mark. We have never figured the reason for Remington's inconsistencies in the use of proof marks. ...
by jack1653
Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 18 Stamped on Model 81 trigger guard
Replies: 4
Views: 3177

Re: 18 Stamped on Model 81 trigger guard

Hey 81police,

You have a good memory. I bought that rifle. It is the only one I have seen with the "B" following the serial number. I believe this picture is the same rifle. If he will PM me I can confirm the serial number.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 Left handed Safety lever?
Replies: 7
Views: 4635

Re: Model 8 Left handed Safety lever?

Gotta see some pictures of this :o :o :o .

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Event 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3478

Re: Great 8 Event 2017

Near Springfield, Illinois.
by jack1653
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Event 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3478

Great 8 Event 2017

Hey Guys, It is time for me to start getting information from all of you about the possibility of having another Great 8 Event. I need to know how many of you will make a commitment to attend the event. At this point in time I am thinking of hosting the event the last weekend in August. This is one ...
by jack1653
Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Yukon Men
Replies: 1
Views: 1544

Yukon Men

I was watching some episodes of Youkon Men Sunday evening and saw Joey using a model 81 on a moose hunt. He was successful in harvesting the moose.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Hey Jack ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1690

Re: Hey Jack ...

Golly darn, Dennis. That sure is tempting! Too bad there isn't a forearm.LOL
by jack1653
Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 #55 ----- CUSTOM
Replies: 7
Views: 6310

Re: FN 1900 #55 ----- CUSTOM

Hey Guys, Let me start by saying a big Thanks to 81police for posting some pictures for me. I sent him 33 pictures and let him pick the ones he wanted to post. If you want to see others, make a request and we will see what we can do. Well another FN has found its way to me. As I posted in another th...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Addition To Member Family
Replies: 16
Views: 6760

Re: New Addition To Member Family

Hey Sarge756,

That is about the funniest and best application that I have ever seen :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: If Daddy81 uses this he shouldn't have a thing to worry about. Good job, my Friend.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Addition To Member Family
Replies: 16
Views: 6760

Re: New Addition To Member Family

Hey 81police, My compliments on your selection of a "teething" thing. The little lady couldn't have a better thing to cut her teeth on. :) You will cherish every tooth mark she puts on that 81. I know it is a little early to counsel her on jackitis, but I am certain that I will do everything I can t...
by jack1653
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Addition To Member Family
Replies: 16
Views: 6760

New Addition To Member Family

Hey Guys, Our very own 81police is keeping a secret from all of you. :o I guess he is just to busy with the new "Daddy" duties to share the good news. :roll: Perhaps he will find time to tell y'all about the new addition and pictures would be a necessity. Congratulations my Dear Friend!, :D :D :D Ki...
by jack1653
Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 81 Kreiger in 300 Savage
Replies: 14
Views: 7220

Re: 81 Kreiger in 300 Savage

Hey 35Rem, Congratulation on your find. This rifle is not your regular 81-300. The checkering looks really nice and so does the cap on the grip. The Krieger sure makes loading a lot easier. I have a couple Kriegers that are on scoped rifles and loading them is a lot easier. I really like the 300 for...
by jack1653
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: I took some advice & closed the Vault
Replies: 8
Views: 4005

Re: I know I have a Model 8 in hear somewhere !!

Quite a man cave you have there. The stories you can tell would be hard to imagine. Congratulations on your efforts. The results are impressive.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Rack "O" Remingtons
Replies: 6
Views: 4642

Re: Rack "O" Remingtons

Hey Wildgoose,

Thanks for sharing the pictures. It is a nice rack!!!! I never get tired of looking at these rifles.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Now. That's better.
Replies: 7
Views: 4544

Re: Now. That's better.

Hey Bandersnatch,

These are some fine looking rifles!!

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7687

Re: FN 1900

Hey Guys, I want to update you on the FN. I received a note that the buyer of the FN turned out to be a deadbeat and the rifle would be relisted. :o I was invited back to bid and did so. :) There were no other bids and in a week, the rifle had a new home and will soon be joining the stable of the "D...
by jack1653
Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Very late sn Model 81 on GB
Replies: 12
Views: 5137

Re: Very late sn Model 81 on GB

Those two rifles were very nice, but there was nothing unusual about them in my opinion. The good news for those of us that have rifles like these, is the value of our rifles has dramatically increased. :D The bad news is that we may have to spend more to get the next one, NOT!! :o Regards, jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: the model 8D Peerless on GB
Replies: 7
Views: 3915

Re: the model 8D Peerless on GB

Item number: 614896018

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: the model 8D Peerless on GB
Replies: 7
Views: 3915

Re: the model 8D Peerless on GB

I watched that auction. I am not sure that was a Grade 4 Peerless. The rifle had been reblued and the engraving did not look like other grade 4, in my opinion.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member, old rifle
Replies: 2
Views: 1923

Re: New member, old rifle

Hey zbonee,

Welcome to the forum. Maybe you could send us a picture or two of your rifle. If you have any questions, be sure to ask and we will try and help.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello Model 8 forum
Replies: 12
Views: 6468

Re: Hello Model 8 forum

Hey Guys,

What do you think? Number two coming on board. Could it be another case of "jackitis" on the horizon? :lol: ;)

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 81C .300 savage QUESTION
Replies: 9
Views: 4001

Re: 81C .300 savage QUESTION

If it is a B, you will find the "-B" on the receiver next to the 81. It will look like an addition and not part of the initial stamping.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 81C .300 savage QUESTION
Replies: 9
Views: 4001

Re: 81C .300 savage QUESTION

Have you pulled the forearm to see if it is stamped to indicate "C" or 3.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7687

Re: FN 1900

Hey uhjohnson, If you have ever held a firearm made by the FN factory, you would know this work was not done by the personnel at FN. That does not make the firearm undesirable. It simply says that the craftsmanship on this FN 1900 does not come up to the standards produced by the factory. Take a clo...