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by jack1653
Fri Aug 19, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 1944 Model 81
Replies: 0
Views: 1297

1944 Model 81

Howdy Fellas, I am trying to locate another Model 81 for the year 1944. I would like to find one in any caliber with the barrel codes ending in "NN". I would like for the serial number to be consistent with the issued numbers for the year 1944 which would be in the range of 21580-21694. The one that...
by jack1653
Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Get well
Replies: 14
Views: 4882

Re: Get well

Hey Mitch, Good to have you back on line. I have been traveling and won't be back for a few more days so I am late with the greeting. I am using the brother-in-law's computer so I'll keep it short. I am so sorry that you missed the Stith mount that you were wanting. It is tough to have several thing...
by jack1653
Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:17 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: genral information
Replies: 8
Views: 3497

Re: genral information

Hey atw714, I can't help you with the gunsmith question since I live in Georgia. In addition to what 81police has suggeted, I would add these comments. The factory checkering on the majority of the Remington's that i have is a very fine 22 lines to the inch. The checkering will have a double border ...
by jack1653
Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 3
Views: 1668

Re: Hello all!

Hey Sarge756,

I think tere may be something wrong with the link. You may want to check it out.

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: genral information
Replies: 8
Views: 3497

Re: genral information

Howdy and welcome to the forum. If you would like to sell the rifle, send me an email at jack1653@att.net and maybe we can arrange a sale.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 300 to .35?
Replies: 7
Views: 2778

Re: 300 to .35?

Hey Nemo, Have you thought about getting a different barrel assembly? I would guess you could get a different barrel assembly for what it would cost to have the barrel rebored. The fellows from the S and S Huntclub often have barrel assemblies that they are willing to sell. The last one that I purch...
by jack1653
Sun Aug 07, 2011 6:56 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Custom Gun Case
Replies: 2
Views: 1650

Re: Custom Gun Case

Howdy, Thanks for the lead. I had checked this website early on and chose not to use them. I did not like the construction process being used. There is nothing wrong with their process and it is used by many craftsman. If you look at the pictures you will see they use cabinate grade plywood and then...
by jack1653
Sat Aug 06, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Get well
Replies: 14
Views: 4882

Re: Get well

Hey Mitch, Y'all be carefull with them nurses. ;) Since you are the picture poster expert, might we get a glimpse of that there kidney stone? :lol: You take care my friend and like Cam said, we will say a prayer for you and a speedy recovery. Let us know if you get that Stith you have been watching....
by jack1653
Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Custom Gun Case
Replies: 2
Views: 1650

Custom Gun Case

I am trying to find a builder for a custom case to carry a Project Rifle that is nearing completion. The case will be for a shorter take down version instead of a long version. I can provide a simple drawing and description of what I would like inside the case. I would like for the exterior to be ma...
by jack1653
Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Weaver scope
Replies: 4
Views: 1906

Re: Weaver scope

Thanks Joe for the reply. I do not know much about these vintaage scopes. I have a few rifes with scopes on them but I don't shoot most of what I have so I can't attest to the qualities of the scopes. I have tried to use a couple but have not been satisfied with the optics particularly in low light....
by jack1653
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Weaver scope
Replies: 4
Views: 1906

Weaver scope

Hi Guys, I am making a request for a fellow Remington owner and good Friend. He sent me an email requesting the following. "Do you have or know anyone that has a good clear v22 weaver 7/8 diameter scope? I need one to replace one I have on my 32 REM 81 with stith mounts." Any leads will be greatly a...
by jack1653
Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: About Us
Replies: 0
Views: 1329

About Us

Hey Guys, If you haven't seen the update in the "About Us" on the site, please take a look. The site administrator has been working extra hard to bring more information to all of us. One of the areas that was needing attention was the About Us. I personally think it tell a little better story of why...
by jack1653
Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Upgrade for 1917
Replies: 1
Views: 1297

Re: Upgrade for 1917

Howdy, The search fot the 1917 is over. :D I finally found a good one and the price was a little higher than expected but it was what I was looking to upgrade. It comes from Idaho. Thanks to everyone who was looking for me. I will now have to post another wish list involving some barrel codes and se...
by jack1653
Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Greetings
Replies: 3
Views: 1904

Re: Greetings

Hi superc,

Welcome aboard. We enjoy our rifles and are learning new things about them. They are fun to shoot and make good hunting rifles. If you have questions, we all learn and are happy to impart comments.

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Jul 31, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Reloading Hand Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 6430

Re: Reloading Hand Tools

Hey norm, Thanks for the information on the reloading. I know absolutely nothing about reloading and what is involved. My interest stems from putting a project together that will include the Ideal No. 10 for the Remington 25-35. I want the project to include the correct tools (?) for the 30 and 32 c...
by jack1653
Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:06 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Website suggestions POLL
Replies: 12
Views: 5633

Re: Website suggestions POLL

Hi remington,

I have sent some pictures to 81police and have asked him to post them for me. They should be on the forum very soon. For information on the checkering, please email me at jack1653@att.net.

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Website suggestions POLL
Replies: 12
Views: 5633

Re: Website suggestions POLL

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by jack1653
Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Website suggestions POLL
Replies: 12
Views: 5633

Re: Website suggestions POLL

Any of the topics listed will be appreciated. It was hard to choose so I gave in to what is currently on my mind which is the checkering. I have just sent off a stock to be checkered like the Grade 4. Fortunately I had a Grade 4 that I could send for the pattern. I hope it turns out well. jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 1696

Re: Hello

Hey nicky4968, Welcome aboard. I see that you have an additional interest in the S & W. I joined that forum also. I would like to hear about your S&W's. I have a few of these in my collection. This forum is great and if you have any of the 8 & 81's, we would like to hear about them and see some pict...
by jack1653
Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:17 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: The 3 Amigos Have a New Compadre
Replies: 5
Views: 2539

Re: The 3 Amigos Have a New Compadre

Howdy, Yep, I agree with infuncity. I think you have the disease. :o As the originator of the dreaded "jackitis" I can tell you there is no cure. You can get temporay relief by getting an 8 or 81 but it is short lived and then it bites again. :shock: Keep looking and buying and if you find a cure, l...
by jack1653
Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Trying to find a 1917 Model 8
Replies: 0
Views: 1238

Trying to find a 1917 Model 8

Howdy, I am trying to find a 1917 Model 8 to replace one in my collection. It can be in any caliber and would like for it not to have a repair code. I would be willing to trade another Remington model 8 or 81 for a rifle that is in good conditon or I can buy outright. Any assistance will be apprecia...
by jack1653
Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Upgrade for 1917
Replies: 1
Views: 1297

Upgrade for 1917

Howdy, I am trying to find a 1917 Model 8 to replace one in my collection. It can be in any caliber and would like for it not to have a repair code. I would be willing to trade another Remington model 8 or 81 for a rifle that is in good conditon or I can buy outright. Any assistance will be apprecia...
by jack1653
Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New here
Replies: 11
Views: 3619

Re: New here

That is a nice looking pair of rifles. The bluing looks to be in good condiion. Now all you have to do is start adding a few more to keep the pair company.

jack1653
by jack1653
Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Life is too short to go through it with out a pretty gun
Replies: 21
Views: 8381

Re: Life is too short to go through it with out a pretty gun

Hi Guys, I don't know how I missed these postings. All of you have posted some real beauties and I am impressed. I will have to jump in and send some pictures also. Am I limited to just one? It is difficult to pick just one but I will try and go easy on imfuncity who will have to do the posting for ...
by jack1653
Mon Jun 27, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New here
Replies: 11
Views: 3619

Re: New here

Welcome Friend, Good to have you on board. You are on the way to getting a good collection. So many of us have obtained our rifles through sales as opposed to getting them from family. I really think it is neat to have guns with a family history. If you haven't been asked yet, we would like to see s...
by jack1653
Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Rem. 8 Carbine
Replies: 40
Views: 43706

Re: Rem. 8 Carbine

Hi 81police, Well that is a nice looking firearm. It appears that it has a pretty good punch when you compare it to the other video of you shooting my Police Model. I kept waiting for the other 10 rounds!! When Pete gets my carbine back to me, I'll have to make a competeing video. Well it won't be a...
by jack1653
Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Reloading Hand Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 6430

Re: Reloading Hand Tools

Hi Ken, Thanks for the information. I have sent an email to Rick to see if he can help me get what I need. I held off purchasing the dies on Ebay at this time because the nomenclature on the dies did not reflect the correct caliber. They would do in a pinch, but I would rather the dies relflect the ...
by jack1653
Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Reloading Hand Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 6430

Re: Reloading Hand Tools

Hi Dwalt,

I found the tool you mentioned on Ebay. I was just about to ask if the 30-30 Winchester would work for the Remington .30. You answered that question so I am going to try and get it. Thanks for your assistance.

Regards.

Jack
by jack1653
Mon Jun 20, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Reloading Hand Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 6430

Re: Reloading Hand Tools

Hi Dwalt,

Thanks for the information. I will see if I can locate the items in the places you suggest. The information about the bullet molds is helpful and you are correct in stating that for display purposes it will suffice.

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Reloading Hand Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 6430

Reloading Hand Tools

Hi Fellas, I am trying to find out if there are any hand reloading tools out there that were made for the Remington .30 and .32 calibers. :?: A gentleman in Minnesota found a reloading tool at a gun show and purchased it. He made the tool available to me. :o It is an Ideal No. 10 Double Adjustable. ...
by jack1653
Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:45 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Website additions
Replies: 10
Views: 4854

Re: Website additions

Howdy, Cam, you have done a great job on the articles. I appreciate your efforts and the information broadens our knowledge base. Thanks for including pictures of my FBI model in your article. I wish you could get additional pictures of some of the other variants. I really have to study the "Blue-Bo...
by jack1653
Sun Jun 05, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Website additions
Replies: 10
Views: 4854

Re: Website additions

Howdy, These take down videos are some great additions to the forum. It is good to see another face that goes with the name. Bob, you have done a great job with the videos but I am not surprised at the quality. It would stand to reason that anything you put tgether is going to be a first class produ...
by jack1653
Mon May 30, 2011 8:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Veterans
Replies: 6
Views: 2823

Veterans

Hi Guys, It has been a while since I have made a posting. I have been traveling and trying to catch up on neglected home chores. I thought a good way to get back in the routine would be to say a big "Thank You" to all the members who served in the military to give us the freedom to pursue our intere...
by jack1653
Sat May 21, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: What other cartridges?
Replies: 3
Views: 2179

Re: What other cartridges?

Hey Walt, I bought a model 81 in a collection that was chambered for a 22-250. I had it checked by my gunsmith and he indeed verified the caliber. Whoever did the conversion kept the barrel receiver marked as a .300 SAV. I have not shot the rifle so I can not verify to accuracy or recoil or even fun...
by jack1653
Fri May 20, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Remington's bring BIG money!
Replies: 12
Views: 6858

Re: Remington's bring BIG money!

Howdy, Once Cam told me how to get on the website I was ready to go. Thanks Cam for helping me get on line. I watched this auction and had submitted bids on eleven items. I was amazed at the prices. What Cam never mentioned was the Buyers Premium that was added to the sale price if you were successf...
by jack1653
Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:45 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: HELP!!! Model 8 Year 1930
Replies: 4
Views: 2230

Re: HELP!!! Model 8 Year 1930

Hi Guys,

Guess what?

Found at Last.

I will be getting some pictures very soon.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Jack-the-Ripper hunts TEXAS!
Replies: 4
Views: 2940

Re: Jack-the-Ripper hunts TEXAS!

Howdy, My thanks to the Texans who took me hunting and provided the accomodations for me. :D We had a wonderful time and some good fellowship and that is the main reason I went to visit 81police. I got to meet his new bride and his Father and some other really nice people. As far as "Jacks being hea...
by jack1653
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A Pistol Gripped Model 8 ...
Replies: 3
Views: 2305

Re: A Pistol Gripped Model 8 ...

Hey Denis, You have picked up another beauty with this rifle. The ole round knob pistol grip with the high cheeks are hard to come by and to find one in the condition you have is, I think, an excellent buy. If you want a real challenge try and get a "set" of these in each of the calibers. Very, very...
by jack1653
Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 9314

Re: Removing Oil Stains

That is my fault for not being more explicit in what I sent. The before pictures were sent earlier and I think there were 9 or ten before I removed the oil. The last set I sent were the after pictures and they are posted correctly. I have sent the first 12 before pictures to 81police for posting. He...
by jack1653
Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 9314

Re: Removing Oil Stains

Thank You imfuncity for posting the pictures. The next step is to apply the Tung oil and hope for a good finish. The wood is smooth as glass and looks pretty good to start the finishing. I have one issue with the forearm in that half of the forearm has beautiful grain matching the stock and the othe...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Forum Member
Replies: 7
Views: 3203

Re: New Forum Member

Hi Joe, My hometown is Taylorville, Illinois. I have been out of the area since 1977 and get back a couple times a year to visit relatives. Let me know where you are located via email or PM and I might be able to make it over to see your collection. You can email me at jack1653@att.net. Regards, jac...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 9314

Re: Removing Oil Stains

Thanks to everyone for providing good ideas and suggestions. I am still in the preparation stage and it is going pretty good. I just finished one of the suggestions regarding the hair dryer and I want to tell you it really works. I was amazed at the amount of oil that was wiped off from just applyin...
by jack1653
Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Forum Member
Replies: 7
Views: 3203

Re: New Forum Member

Hi Joe,

Welcome aboard. The fact that you know Cam won't be held against you. I am always glad to see new collectors join so we can compare notes and share information. I look forward to hearing your perspectives on these rifles.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB rear sight assemblies for model 8/81
Replies: 4
Views: 1823

Re: WTB rear sight assemblies for model 8/81

There are several on Gun Broker at the present time. You can usually find some on EBay also.
by jack1653
Wed Feb 09, 2011 10:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 9314

Re: Removing Oil Stains

All y'all can kiss my grits about them thar pictures. :!: I will send Mitch some pictures that he can post tomorrow. Unfortunately, they will be the after pictures for the dent removal but I should have some good stain before pictures and then I'll try a couple different trchniques that have been pr...
by jack1653
Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 9314

Re: Removing Oil Stains

Have you heard of using peroxide? :?: I was advised not to use chlorox because it would change the color of the walnut to a white-looking color. :? I will try the alcohol and heat tomorrow. I know the alcohol will not change the color of the wood. I have used alcohol in the past to remove film from ...
by jack1653
Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 9314

Removing Oil Stains

Here you are Guys, For those of you that have done stock refinishing, I have a question for you. What have you found to be the most effective way of removing oil stains from the stock? I have removed the stock from the rifle and have removed the old finish down to the original wood. The area of the ...
by jack1653
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member
Replies: 3
Views: 1864

Re: New Member

Hi Alan,

Glad you found us. Welcome to the forum. Let us know how we can help. Good Luck in your search for a rifle.

Regards,

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:56 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hi
Replies: 4
Views: 1918

Re: Hi

Hi Rich$,

Welcome aboard. Glad to have another rifle guy who appreciates these Remingtons. Let us know how we can help.

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Unless ......
Replies: 11
Views: 3898

Re: Unless ......

Very Very Nice. You don't see many in that good of condition. I wouldn't be shooting that one either. As to the debate to shoot or not to shoot. Like most collectors I can line up on either side. I would not want ANY rifle that couldn't be shot but that doesn't mean that I shoot all that I have. The...