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by jack1653
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New... just got my first... and just bought my second
Replies: 10
Views: 4323

Re: New... just got my first... and just bought my second

Hey Matt,

Welcome to our Forum.. Happy to see pictures of your rifle and will be expecting to see the second one! ;) we will be glad to help you if we can. The only thing we can't help you with is "jackitis" and it sounds like you may be coming down with the affliction. :o :o

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 scope mounts
Replies: 8
Views: 6547

Re: FN 1900 scope mounts

Hey 81police,

Those are some interesting mounts. Thanks for posting them for us to enjoy. I would sure like to find the ring mounts for my Stoeger that you have pictured. I looked everywhere for them and had some other guys looking too but no result.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7677

Re: FN 1900

Hey Guys, You win some you lose some. The gentleman who won the bid had a worse case of "jackitis" than I did. I had determined my max bid with the opening bid and I stuck to it. The winning bidder had set his high mark and he won. In spite of some issues with the rifle, it was a fair price in my op...
by jack1653
Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New addition
Replies: 10
Views: 6762

Re: New addition

That is a Stith mount.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: tang sights/rear peep sights
Replies: 3
Views: 2148

Re: tang sights/rear peep sights

Hey R Marshall, I don't know if Remington had their own tang or rear peep sights. I know that customers could order rifles with the kind of sights you are referring to and the most common that I have seen on factory issued peep sights are the Lyman, Marables, Williams, and Redfield. It is my opinion...
by jack1653
Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: 30 Remington vs 6.8 SPC Shootout! (VIDEO)
Replies: 6
Views: 4981

Re: 30 Remington vs 6.8 SPC Shootout! (VIDEO)

Hey 81police, You have produced an excellent video, again!!! That doesn't surprise me because you always do an excellent job of filming, editing and documenting. The results of the comparison of the two cartridges are impressive. Keep up the good work and Thank you for taking the time to make and sh...
by jack1653
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: got lucky
Replies: 3
Views: 3205

Re: got lucky

Hey Robert,

What a great looking buck. Wait till you shoot one with the 81-B in 300 Savage. It will flat put them in the dirt! ;)

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member
Replies: 4
Views: 2486

Re: New Member

Hey Robert,

Glad you found us and happy to have a "razorback" join the group. The 81-B is a nice rifle and it can be pricey. If you get it, please take some pictures for us to drool over.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7677

Re: FN 1900

Thanks norm. I don't know what the trouble was, but after three entries, it finally came up. this FN has had several modifications and it is missing the usual handle bushing and release spring and pin.
Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7677

Re: FN 1900

Hey norm,

How is it listed? I looked and could not find it. Thanks.

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jan 01, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 5
Views: 2785

Happy New Year

Hey Fellow Forum Members, I want to take this opportunity to wish all of you a very Happy and Joyus New Year. I have come to know more of you on a personal basis and appreciate each and every relationship. I hope to meet more of you in the coming year and if I can make some of the items on my "bucke...
by jack1653
Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8
Replies: 8
Views: 3669

Re: Model 8 value and manufacture date

Hey Brett,

It appears to me the rifle has been re-blued. The luster is not consistent with the slow rust blue that Remington used on their rifles.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:29 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8
Replies: 8
Views: 3669

Re: Model 8 value and manufacture date

Hey waruaki1, Welcome to the forum and thanks for posting the picture. The RP you refer to is on the right side of the barrel and is in a circle and it is a proof mark. Has nothing to do with barrel codes which indicate month and year of manufacture. The serial number, 34944 was issued in 1914 as yo...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 28, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Remington 81 Main Spring screw issue.
Replies: 3
Views: 2073

Re: Remington 81 Main Spring screw issue.

Excellent point Mike!! I really never thought about that because I always take the trigger guard out of the rifle and have removed the hammer before trying to remove the screw. It certainly makes sense once you pointed it out and certainly explains the many buggered screw heads.

Regards,

Jack
by jack1653
Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey Guys, I have finished looking through the collection of the model 8's checking the roll marking style on each rifle. Of the 15 styles listed for the model 8 by Henwood, I have 8 of them. The styles that I do not have are styles 4-8, 13 and 14. In addition, I have found 6 that Henwood was not awa...
by jack1653
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello to all
Replies: 4
Views: 2761

Re: Hello to all

I agree with 81police. You do not have to take the rifle apart to reverse the magazine spring. It not real hard but a little tedious. Push the follower down just a little into the magazine and tilt the side of the follower just enough to allow it to clear one side and it will popout. Recoil spring i...
by jack1653
Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey Guys, Well, old "norm" has got me started looking at the barrel jackets in my collection. What a chore it has turned out to be. I have barely made a dent in checking them out. As I had previously mentioned, I did not have any trouble in getting one each of the roll markings for the model 81 sinc...
by jack1653
Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Model 81 Low Capacity Magazine (POE)
Replies: 4
Views: 2766

Re: Model 81 Low Capacity Magazine (POE)

Hey L.C., What is the name of the agency of your POE rifle? Could you post some pictures for us to see? I know only one agency that had the 5 shot POE magazine and it was the Conneticut State Police. The 15 shot POE mags are far to expensive to be cut down and then you would have a spring problem in...
by jack1653
Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:16 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Unique model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 4502

Re: Unique model 8

Hey Rack Shack,

Welcome to the forum. That is a very nice looking Model 8. You are quite fortunate to have found an early model in such good condition. Yo find the rear sight in the stock is an extra. Thank you for sharing your pictures.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Model 8 & Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 3331

Re: Model 8 & Model 81

Hey hacker51, Welcome to the group. I will agree with the above comments. :o However, if you have change for a nickel, I might talk with you about taking them off your hands. :lol: :lol: my "jackitis" is starting to flare up and this might give me some relief. No offense intended. ;) Regards, jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Happy with my choice
Replies: 3
Views: 2575

Re: Happy with my choice

Welcome to the forum. You made a great choice in selecting the Remington model 81. Glad to have you join us and thank you for posting the pictures.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: .30 Rem ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 3132

Re: .30 Rem ammo

Thanks Joe, I will look it up and see if I want any. A buck a shell just seems high, but if you can't find it, I guess it is a bargain. I have been to several gun shows in the area and you can't find 35 Rem any place. I did buy 6 boxes of new Leveloution for $30 per box just so I could have some bra...
by jack1653
Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: .30 Rem ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 3132

Re: .30 Rem ammo

Hey Tom,

Can you post the link to The site where you found the ammo? Thanks,

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey norm, Thanks for the additional information. I am going to hold off on checking this set for some days when I can't get outside. I am pretty sure I have the model 81 jackets but I will wait until I can check it out. It might be possible I could fill one set of the model 8, but I know I don't hav...
by jack1653
Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey Mike, I was wondering if you would respond and am glad that you have. Some how I am not at all surprised at your ideal set. I know how you have been watching for the low serial numbers from some of your previous postings. I remember the model 81 you brought to the Great 8 Event this past July th...
by jack1653
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Model 8 deer 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 6254

Re: Model 8 deer 2016

Hey pjs,

Congratulations on your harvest of the deer. It is always a pleasure to see that these rifles are still being used. Thank you for sharing your pictures.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey norm, Thanks for your input. That indeed would be a fantastic set of rifles. If there that many barrel markings and there are four model 8's that would mean a set of 160 rifles. How many markings are there for the model 81? Holy Cow!!! :shock: :shock: That many rifles could cause a real bad case...
by jack1653
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey Roger, Thanks for taking the time to reply. You have certainly been thinking about what you would like to have in a set. Given some of your previous posts and purchases it all comes together and fits with your suggestions. You have been very diligent in finding what you want and when you get you...
by jack1653
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

Re: A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey Hadrada55, Thanks for the reply. You certainly provided some great suggestions for adding additional collecting opportunities. This is why I asked for input from people who see more opportunities than just the standard caliber collection. I wonder what kind of logarithm would have to be develope...
by jack1653
Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Set of Remington Rifles
Replies: 17
Views: 9524

A Set of Remington Rifles

Hey Guys, I had an idea for this posting and sent 81police an email with an explanation of what I wanted to do and this is what he had to say: "As far as the lists. I think there's the lists, then there's the Jackitis lists, which can progress into a unstoppable combination of collecting criteria! I...
by jack1653
Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Need help Identifying 1910rem 8 part
Replies: 7
Views: 4315

Re: Need help Identifying 1910rem 8 part

The safety looks good to me. I agree with Bob's comments. Shoot the sucker and enjoy it.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Nov 02, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Need help Identifying 1910rem 8 part
Replies: 7
Views: 4315

Re: Need help Identifying 1910rem 8 part

I believe it to be a part of the safety lever that has been broken off of the pin that goes in the right side of the receiver and becomes flush with the left side of the receiver. It appears to have a slight taper on one end which is consistent with the pin.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Oct 23, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 on Gun Broker
Replies: 9
Views: 6538

Re: FN 1900 on Gun Broker

Hey Mike, If you are not concerned about condition, and the price is right, I would consider buying it. The fact that it is rare, should not be a deterrent for buying the rifle. The FN is better built than the model 8 because of the attention to detail that all FN firearms seem to exhibit. I have fo...
by jack1653
Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 on Gun Broker
Replies: 9
Views: 6538

Re: FN 1900 on Gun Broker

Hey Mike, The seller mentioned replacement stock and you can see in the pictures it does not fit properly. The pictures do not show enough detail as to what kind of replacement stock has been put on the rifle. There is a picture of the butt plate which has been replaced. You will search forever to f...
by jack1653
Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 on Gun Broker
Replies: 9
Views: 6538

Re: FN 1900 on Gun Broker

Hey Mike,

The sidelines is the best place to be on this one. There are several issues with this FN, some are mentioned, some are not. I will watch with you.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Hunting in Texas 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 2680

Re: Hunting in Texas 2015

Hey jim8008,

I am glad you took my advice and had 81police post the pictures of your grandson and the deer. Those are some nice deer. I can't help but think you might be a little proud of the young man. :D

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:47 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: model 81 still gets the job done!
Replies: 8
Views: 6745

Re: model 81 still gets the job done!

That should be some good eating. ;)

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: From sunny South Carolina
Replies: 3
Views: 2414

Re: From sunny South Carolina

Howdy Evin264,

Glad to have you join our group. Happy to hear that you have found another Remington. The good ones seem to be harder to find each year. Hope that you will post some pictures of your rifle. Please feel free to ask questions if you need help.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:01 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New from South Louisiana
Replies: 6
Views: 3327

Re: New from South Louisiana

Well, there are worse afflictions that a fella could have :o, but I don't many that are as much fun to try to control :lol: :lol:

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New to the board with toys
Replies: 5
Views: 3434

Re: Los Angeles - POE Conversion LACSD #62

Hey Leroy, You have a very fine rifle. At least we know number 62 never made it to the scrap yard. These rifles are very special and there are several members who have been fortunate to acquire one of the LA County POE rifles. Your appears to have the original sling which is an added bonus. As a mat...
by jack1653
Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:28 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New from South Louisiana
Replies: 6
Views: 3327

Re: New from South Louisiana

Hey Mickey,

Welcome to the forum. You shouldn't have any difficulty finding an 81-300. There are several rifles listed on Gun Broker. Most of the prices are reasonable.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:09 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Two digit Model 81 on GB
Replies: 4
Views: 3057

Re: Two digit Model 81 on GB

Howdy, I tend to agree with you 81police. It is my opinion that a gun is collectible when it is one of a kind. Certainly, low serial numbers are collectible, but if it is known that there are lower serial numbers, then the lower number is the one you want in the collection. There are of course, exce...
by jack1653
Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New 141 Gamemaster!
Replies: 5
Views: 4216

Re: New 141 Gamemaster!

Hey Mike,

Sounds like you have the jackitis bug! I love it. :lol: :lol:

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Sep 26, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: who can cut my barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 4302

Re: who can cut my barrel

Hey Carl, I don't know if forum member JJ Roberts is still doing work, but you could PM him and ask. JJ is a master engraver and did engraving and the bluing for my "Project Rifle" which you saw at my home. JJ uses the slow rust method and I think his work is flawless. Tell him I said "Hello". Kinde...
by jack1653
Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: who can cut my barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 4302

Re: who can cut my barrel

Hey olskool,

Send a PM to forum member curdog. He does excellent work and has made several carbines. I have one of his 30 Rem barrel assemblies and it works great. Several members got to shoot it at my Great 8 Event this past July.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: 1941 Transitional FBI 81
Replies: 1
Views: 2941

Re: 1941 Transitional FBI 81

Hey 81police, Thanks a bunch for making the posting for me. I was really happy to add this unique rifle to my collection. I was really impressed by the write-up that Bob did for the rifle. I asked Bob for permission to use his write-up so that it could be viewed by members of the forum. I appreciate...
by jack1653
Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Norway!
Replies: 12
Views: 8134

Re: Hello from Norway!

Hey EinarR, Welcome to the forum. You are very fortunate to find the FN 1900. Considering there were just 4000+ of these rifles made they are indeed a rare treasure in firearm collecting. You have a very fine shooting weapon which performs flawlessly. It is easily maintained and easy to take down. Y...
by jack1653
Sun Aug 14, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new to me checkered m-8A
Replies: 10
Views: 5765

Re: new to me checkered m-8A

Hey Roger,

A great looking rifle :D I knew that you have been on the hunt for one for several years. Persistence in searching is an absolute must if any of us want to get what we want. I will be looking forward to seeing it in person when you come to Great 8 Event next year.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Aug 09, 2016 12:14 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from the northeastern woods! & rare case???
Replies: 9
Views: 6658

Re: Hello from the northeastern woods! & rare case???

Thanks 81police. That's the pictures I was talking about. The case was lined with the felt to prevent scratching. The outside of the case was covered with a synthetic leather and had a handle in the center for caring.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 81 police on GB
Replies: 10
Views: 4525

Re: 81 police on GB

And that rifle did not come with the sling!