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by jack1653
Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 12581

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

Hey Guys, Good to hear from all of you. It is good to know that you still check in with us to let us know that you are doing okay. I am working on the "get together" plans. I will try and get some general thoughts together and share with you. If any of you have suggestions for the event, please shar...
by jack1653
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 12581

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

I will cop to reading the forum every day but not posting very often. I need to contribute more from what little I have. I know an idea that was floated in the past ( I think someone suggested it, ....or maybe I'm just dreamin' agin") would be to have some kind of get together for Remington Autoloa...
by jack1653
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 12581

WHERE ARE YOU?

Hey Guys, I was reviewing the threads in the Index and noticed that there are a lot of members we haven't heard from in many months and in some cases years. These members use to submit issues and many provided a wealth of very helpful information and offered solutions to issues that many of us have ...
by jack1653
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 30 Rem for sale; 32 BBL for trade
Replies: 12
Views: 8292

Re: 30 Rem for sale; 32 BBL for trade

Hey Carl,

I am sorry that you reduced your herd. That means you will be roaming the range to find a replacement. :D :D I am glad that you got something you were wanting. Just remember that all of the acquisitions are investment, some are better than others! :o :o

Regards,

Jack
by jack1653
Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my 1933 35 rem.
Replies: 11
Views: 7027

Re: my 1933 35 rem.

Hey olskool,

That is a boat to be proud of!! When I lived in Georgia, I use to make regular trips to Edisto Island. A close friend had a home just off the beach. We would fish the Edisto River and had a great time. We would set crab traps and enjoy the good eating.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Looking For Some Rifles
Replies: 2
Views: 3786

Re: Looking For Some Rifles

Hey Bob, You are right about not listing the 1943. It was not an oversight. I would take one regardless of the barrel codes but doubt that will ever happen since there were only 4 made that year. There is always the chance one will show up. Probably sitting in some closet or attic forgotten about. I...
by jack1653
Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 4167

Re: Howdy from Texas

Hey Gene, Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you with us and hope that you will join in the conversations. We are always glad to hear other perspectives on the issues presented here. If we can help in any way, just ask. Somebody will have a viewpoint. If you get a chance to share some pictures of yo...
by jack1653
Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Marbles sight?
Replies: 6
Views: 4797

Re: Marbles sight?

You may have to push the tab to get it to stay. I have some that you do not have to push as they seem to be spring loaded; others I have to assist.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Marbles sight?
Replies: 6
Views: 4797

Re: Marbles sight?

There should be a small tab at the base of the sight. It may be stuck. You need to use your thumb nail and pull the tab. This will release the sight to either fold or lay down.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Looking For Some Rifles
Replies: 2
Views: 3786

Looking For Some Rifles

Hey Guys, I made a similar post a couple of years ago and I was able to acquire one of the rifles. The list is getting shorter. I will consider trading rifles. There is nothing unusual about the rifles that I am trying to find. They are just plain model 8's and one model 81. I am making an assumptio...
by jack1653
Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my 1933 35 rem.
Replies: 11
Views: 7027

Re: my 1933 35 rem.

Hey oskool,

That is a nice looking rifle. I bet it shoots as well as it looks. The threads aren't too shabby either. Those are some mighty big toothpicks. Look like they may have been there awhile. That is a nice background for your picture.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Jan 09, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: What is Jackitis? Pics here***
Replies: 7
Views: 6826

Re: What is Jackitis? Pics here***

Hey Roger, Boy you must have been bitten real bad on the gun show. I didn't know that you made the fall show. I am considering a return trip this spring but need to check out the schedule. I would like to see some more of the Remington's. I will check back with you on the show. I am glad that you go...
by jack1653
Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: What is Jackitis? Pics here***
Replies: 7
Views: 6826

Re: What is Jackitis? Pics here***

Hey Carl, You hit the nail on the head. Purchases like these has a lot of luck involved. All but the 81-B was a result of being contacted by the owner. This past year was not good in the sense that I did not spend a lot of time searching auction sites. Too many personal issues going on for me to be ...
by jack1653
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: What is Jackitis? Pics here***
Replies: 7
Views: 6826

Re: What is Jackitis? Pics here***

Hey Guys, What can I say other than I just could not resist the opportunity to add more to the stables. Six of the rifles came from my trip to Tulsa last April. The 81-D is a real beauty and I was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time. I am told that there were only 12 of the 81-D mad...
by jack1653
Thu Jan 07, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 8109

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Hey Eric,

You can find these springs listed occasionally on Gun Broker. There are also some members who list them from time to time. You can try contacting members; S and S Huntclub or Robopump for spare parts. Both of these guys are honest and trustworthy. They won't sell junk!

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 8109

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Hey Hester, As I had suspected. Your spring has been broken and someone attempted a "fix". :shock: if the rifle cycles with the fix, you are fortunate. The spring should be of the same material and not have a piece added as yours does. Most broken springs occur in the area of your fix. Try it and if...
by jack1653
Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 8109

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Good point 81police. :o I should have mentioned this. :oops:

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:00 am
Forum: General
Topic: New guy here, found a model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 4256

Re: New guy here, found a model 8

You sure can ;) I have shot it and it works fine. :D

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.
Replies: 13
Views: 8109

Re: Proud Owner of a Remington Model 8 in .35 cal.

Hey Hester, Congratulations on your model 8. It sounds like your magazine spring may be broken. Not a big deal to determine if that is the problem. Pull the bolt back into the open position. This will expose the follower which you can remove by pushing it down and turning it until it comes over the ...
by jack1653
Sat Jan 02, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New guy here, found a model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 4256

Re: New guy here, found a model 8

Hey lotsagas4u, Welcome to the Forum. Price is dependent on condition and how bad you want the rifle. I would think this would be on the upper end for this rifle. If there are no wood cracks or extreme blemishes and the metal is not rusty or pitted then it would be considered in good condition. Ammu...
by jack1653
Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas Y"all!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 4146

Re: Merry Christmas Y"all!!!

Hey Fellow Members, I want to wish all friends, new and old, a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. I have had a pretty good year everything considered. I got to meet some fellow members and hope the next year will allow me to meet some more of you in person. I was able to add a few more ...
by jack1653
Thu Dec 17, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB .35 Rem. dummy rounds
Replies: 3
Views: 3266

Re: WTB .35 Rem. dummy rounds

Hey jl7422,

Welcome aboard, you might try contacting Sarge756. I think I recall him having some or he made them for another member. Good luck.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Dec 13, 2015 9:21 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Bought another one(81)
Replies: 2
Views: 2110

Re: Bought another one(81)

Welcome aboard. Sounds like "jackitis" has claimed another victim! :lol: :lol:
by jack1653
Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI Model 81 question
Replies: 5
Views: 3999

Re: FBI Model 81 question

Hey 81police, I completely support your position. I feel the same way. I will help anyone when I can but there are some things that are proprietary and were given to me with the understanding that it was confidential. There have been times when I asked the provider if some things might be shared. I ...
by jack1653
Thu Dec 03, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI Model 81 question
Replies: 5
Views: 3999

Re: FBI Model 81 question

Where do you come up with stuff? :lol:
by jack1653
Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 35 Remington Brass For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 3118

Re: 35 Remington Brass For Sale

Thanks for the opportunity Joe. I will buy any that I can get.
by jack1653
Sat Jul 04, 2015 3:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: midway backorder
Replies: 7
Views: 5697

Re: midway backorder

I don't know if it is the oldest back order or not, but I have had an order in for 5000 rounds of new brass since the first time 81police and I shot the police models at his home in Texas 4 years ago. I just don't understand why us good ole boys can't get the ammo for our beloved springpoles.. Regar...
by jack1653
Sun Apr 26, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Finally bought an 81-- and a question
Replies: 5
Views: 3340

Re: Finally bought an 81-- and a question

Hey Tyrone,

The number is a serial number if it is on the receiver. I could not see the serial number on the rifle because it looked blocked out. The number you list is for the year 1946.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: observations on Model 8 and Model 14 bottom-tang buttplates
Replies: 1
Views: 2701

Re: observations on Model 8 and Model 14 bottom-tang buttpla

Hey Adam,

Great observation! ;) I might have to check some of my rifles one of these days to see if I may have some of the same thing. The nice thing about collecting, there is always something else to look for about these rifles.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Finally bought an 81-- and a question
Replies: 5
Views: 3340

Re: Finally bought an 81-- and a question

Howdy, Welcome to the forum. It is not unusual to have repairs made with older or newer parts than the original issue. Remington used items from their inventory to repair these fine old rifles. It is nothing to worry about. The nice thing about these old spring poles was that from the first one in 1...
by jack1653
Mon Apr 13, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 16596

Re: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!

Hey Guys, WOW :!: :!: What a trip. My head feels like a windshield wiper in the fast position. I never spent so much time looking from side to side in all my life. My feet are killing me and for a guy just coming off back surgery, I sure gave it a good workout. When they say it is the largest gun sh...
by jack1653
Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Can We ID Remington Firearms Engravers?
Replies: 3
Views: 2737

Re: Can We ID Remington Firearms Engravers?

Hey timberman,

That is a great question. I don't recall seeing that question before. Maybe the guys who have had access to the archives at Remington could shed some light on this issue. Maybe 81police could shed some light on this topic.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Mar 12, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Add Firing Pin Springs to 1911-vintage Model-8..?
Replies: 3
Views: 2752

Re: Add Firing Pin Springs to 1911-vintage Model-8..?

The early models did not have springs and were configured a little different from the later models which had springs. Personally, I would stay with the firing pin of the period.

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Add Firing Pin Springs to 1911-vintage Model-8..?
Replies: 3
Views: 2752

Re: Add Firing Pin Springs to 1911-vintage Model-8..?

Hey John,

They are very reliable and the model 8 will accept any of the firing pins from that period.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kreiger magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 5330

Re: Kreiger magazine

I can understand why if you look close at the condition.
by jack1653
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Henwood's book, anyone else buy it?
Replies: 17
Views: 8129

Re: Henwood's book, anyone else buy it?

Hey Bob,

That is a nice addition to any Remington enthusiast. Glad to see it in good hands.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Very Informative Forum!
Replies: 3
Views: 2801

Re: Very Informative Forum!

Hey John,

Welcome aboard. Glad to have you join the frenzy of the ole springpoles. You will a group of guys who are willing to help you. You will notice that we like to see pictures to satisfy our need of seeing more. Hope you enjoy the site.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Mar 08, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Newcomer with an FN 1900
Replies: 37
Views: 20983

Re: Newcomer with an FN 1900

Nice pictures.
by jack1653
Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 16596

Re: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!

Hey Guys, For those of you who are planning on attending the Tulsa Gun Show I want to give an update on the dining arrangements for Saturday evening. There are NO arrangements or reservations for the evening. :o I tried several places including where we are staying and have ran into one brick wall a...
by jack1653
Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 4
Views: 2785

Re: Howdy

Hey Rebel,

Nice looking rifle. The cheeks on the stock look great. :)

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 4
Views: 2785

Re: Howdy

Hey Rebel,

Welcome aboard. Good things come out of Texas as 81police will tell you. Glad to hear that you have an early model with the 30-30 designation. Is it scripted on the barrel jacket? If it is then you have a hard to find model. I will be waiting to see the pictures.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Coffeyville KS
Replies: 5
Views: 3300

Re: Hello from Coffeyville KS

Howdy Louie,

Glad to have you join the group. Welcome.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 16596

Re: Great Model 8 MEET & GREET!!!

Howdy, If you want to contact me about meeting in Tulsa, my email is jack1653@att.net. If you need my cell phone number, just send me an email. I am working on getting us a room for Saturday evening. I hope to have some information by next weekend. I have been told there are great restaurants but ge...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:54 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"
Replies: 19
Views: 8778

Re: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"

Hey Bob, Thanks for the additional pictures. I agree with your comments about the checkering. I don't think the wood is of the same quality that you typically see on the "E" grades but the checkering is. I do think that the extra screw in the tang is not common and you do not see them very often. I ...
by jack1653
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My ladies of the woods
Replies: 6
Views: 4283

Re: My ladies of the woods

Hey chas1949,

Congratulations on your set. Just a few more and you will definitely have "jackitis". :D

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?
Replies: 18
Views: 8635

Re: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?

Hey Jim,

And a good FBI model would really be nice. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Kindest Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Feb 07, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Newcomer with an FN 1900
Replies: 37
Views: 20983

Re: Newcomer with an FN 1900

Hey ikuturso, Welcome to the forum. You have acquired a very fine rifle and like you said, it compliments the A-5. Your epilog about Mr. York was very good. You made it easy to visualize how he must have been. The solid rib was standard on most of the FN's but there were a few plain barrels thrown i...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Barrel switch. How easily can one change calibers?
Replies: 7
Views: 3833

Re: Barrel switch. How easily can one change calibers?

I would agree with curdog on the 25. I have even found wood spacers in the 25.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Feb 03, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello All!
Replies: 13
Views: 5698

Re: Hello All!

You might try contacting Robopump here on the forum. Send him a PM. I know he had some of those screws a while back and was selling them on GunBroker.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Feb 02, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Why is this site so slow?
Replies: 6
Views: 3121

Re: Why is this site so slow?

Hey In The Ten Ring, I would like to think that the members will jump to the aid of anybody who is requesting help. Many inquires are stated as statements leaving one to wonder if they need help or are just making a statement. I for one will not respond to every inquiry particularly if it has been a...