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by jack1653
Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Highest Model 81 Serial Number?
Replies: 5
Views: 2615

Re: Highest Model 81 Serial Number?

Hey DWalt, You are interpreting the code correctly. I am not a reloading authority but there are some guys on the forum that are. Maybe they can give you some insights into the reloading questions. If you got the gun broken down by trial and error, you can see how easy it is to do. As far as what el...
by jack1653
Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Highest Model 81 Serial Number?
Replies: 5
Views: 2615

Re: Highest Model 81 Serial Number?

Hey DWalt, Glad to hear you have purchased a 81. They are fine rifles and you will like shooting it. There are postings on the site on how to tear the rifle down and it is easy to do. As to the serial numbers, there were several rifles made beyond the last serial number posted. I have several in the...
by jack1653
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Easier Login Process
Replies: 1
Views: 1358

Easier Login Process

There have been some issues that apparently can't be resolved so continue what you were doing.
by jack1653
Sat Dec 04, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Buying experience
Replies: 10
Views: 4533

Re: Buying experience

Hey Mitch,

What does an original box look like for one of these rifles? Would you mind posting some pictures of it? I have never seen an original box but I have been told some of the guns were shipped in wooden crate like boxes. I think there is one of these in Henwood's book. Thanks Mitch.

Jack
by jack1653
Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Police Model 8 - but very unique!
Replies: 5
Views: 2382

Re: Police Model 8 - but very unique!

Hey Terry, I certainly understand your not wanting to part with it. I never know until I ask so I hope you understand. However, if you ever do decide to part with it, give me a call. I won't have any trouble adding it to the collection!!! I thank you for sharing the story with Cam and posting the pi...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 01, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Police Model 8 - but very unique!
Replies: 5
Views: 2382

Re: Police Model 8 - but very unique!

Hey Cam,

Hot Diggitty!! Another variation. I can't believe that someone would take the 15 POE and cut it down. It brings a tear to my eye. I'll be waiting for the rest of the story. I have to ask if there is any possible way that this would be for sale?

Jack
by jack1653
Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 Premier Grade
Replies: 7
Views: 4088

Re: Model 8 Premier Grade

Hey yooper' Wow!!! That is quite a history for that rifle. If only it could talk the tales it could tell. I for one really appreciate you taking the time to share the history. Too many of us have these rifles with little or no history. I wish that I could have the same kind of history on many of min...
by jack1653
Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 Premier Grade
Replies: 7
Views: 4088

Re: Model 8 Premier Grade

Hey yooper,

What a beauty! These high grade rifles are really impressive. It is too bad that we don't see more of them. Can you share the story behind the Grade F? Thank you for sharing the pictures of your rifle.

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: same old question, value of police 81
Replies: 3
Views: 2076

Re: same old question, value of police 81

Hey elbanko,

I just saw your posting and have sent you an email. You may contact me at jack1653@att.net.

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Anybody seen a sling mount like this?
Replies: 6
Views: 3173

Re: Anybody seen a sling mount like this?

Hey Silvermino, It took me a little time to respond to your question because I was out of state for 10 days. I was pretty certain that I had one of the same kind of sling mount on one of my rifles and had to wait until I got home to verify it. The rifle that has one like yours appears to be silver s...
by jack1653
Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New enthusiast from IL
Replies: 5
Views: 2257

Re: New enthusiast from IL

Hey MIB... I know where Carol Stream is. My son resides there and we are there visiting him this week end. It is good to hear that you have a couple of these fine rifles. You can't stop with just two. They are addicting. Keep up the good work and if you get a chance to post some pictures we would li...
by jack1653
Tue Nov 09, 2010 10:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Our sortof leader joining us ...
Replies: 4
Views: 2260

Re: Our sortof leader joining us ...

Hey, You beat me to the punch, Mitch. I was going to make a posting about the big day for Cam and Alisha tomorrow. It is a big event for the both of them and I surely wish them every happiness. It is good to know that Cam will be joining the rest of us old married guys. He at least held out 9 years ...
by jack1653
Mon Nov 08, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: What is the story behind the serial numbers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2269

Re: What is the story behind the serial numbers?

Hey, At this point I have been working on the production years and using the serial numbers in Henwood's book to make that determination. Whether that is correct or not, that is what I have been using and I need 1933 and 1943 to complete the set. I am sure as I move through this process I will move ...
by jack1653
Mon Nov 08, 2010 11:51 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: What is the story behind the serial numbers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2269

Re: What is the story behind the serial numbers?

Hey Robo... I knew I had read something about this on the forum but couldn't remember where. That makes perfect sense and I thank you for bring it to my attention. I guess I can continue looking for three more years in the model 8. It would be a good find if I could find these 3 years. You don't hav...
by jack1653
Sat Nov 06, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 2542

Re: Hello

Hey wildgoose, Interesting name! Welcome aboard. Always glad to have new members who are interested in these fine old rifles. You can get a lot of opinions, facts and good information from the membership about the 8's & 81's. If you are looking for a vintage hunting rifle, try the older Model 8 in ....
by jack1653
Thu Nov 04, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: What is the story behind the serial numbers?
Replies: 6
Views: 2269

What is the story behind the serial numbers?

Hey Guys, I have been wondering if anyone else has noticed the serial number issue on the model 8? If this issue has been discussed before, point me to the posting, please. After being on the site for more than a year, I just now noticed this issue. If I were not trying to get a rifle for each year ...
by jack1653
Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy with a project gun from Michigan
Replies: 1
Views: 1339

Re: New guy with a project gun from Michigan

Hey jayzbird, Welcome to the forum. You have found the perfect place to get advice on your project gun. The model 81 in the .300 Savage is a good rifle and the nice thing is that you can still buy modern ammunition for it. It shoots good and has good knock down power. Let us know what your project i...
by jack1653
Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:08 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New enthusiast from IL
Replies: 5
Views: 2257

Re: New enthusiast from IL

Hey MIB83, Welcome to the forum. What part of Illinois are you located? I was born in Illinois and left the state for warmer Geogia winters in '84. There are still rifles out there and I am sure you will find one. I might suggest that you try and find either a model 8 or 81 in the .35 so you won't h...
by jack1653
Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy Old M8 Man
Replies: 3
Views: 1945

Re: New guy Old M8 Man

Hey RJSPORT, Welome aboard. It is good to get some guys who have experience with the rifles. I notice from some of your postings that you must be heavy into re-loading. I am sorry to hear that you only have two of the rifles left in your collection. I would like to see some pictures and hear the yea...
by jack1653
Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 15
Views: 4561

Re: Newbie here

Hey,

You are right on Mitch. I can't imagine the ATF approving what Cabellas did on this transaction.

Jack
by jack1653
Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:32 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: factory checkered???
Replies: 3
Views: 2065

Re: factory checkered???

Hey upjohnson, The guy may be telling the truth as he understands it but I have my doubts as to it being factory checkered. It does not match the patterns of the traditional Remington factory checkering. I have never seen a checkered stock with the "round" pattern that is on the stock. Everything th...
by jack1653
Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 - Back fom the dead!
Replies: 8
Views: 4606

Re: Model 8 - Back fom the dead!

Hey Phillip, Welcome to the forum. That is one fine restoration and I am sure you are proud of the results. A true labor of love. I don't think I would have tried it myself given your description and original pictures. Truely remarkable. What year was your rifle made? Good Luck in finding what you n...
by jack1653
Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Newbie here
Replies: 15
Views: 4561

Re: Newbie here

Hey mainejohn, I agree with Mitch that the store that sold you the gun did not do you right and I hope that you didn't pay a premium to get the rifle. Mitch is correct in stating the value is greatly diminished if all the parts are not numbered to the gun. Let me jump in here and say that I wouldn't...
by jack1653
Tue Oct 26, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: "Hip Hip Hooray" ... I got one ....
Replies: 3
Views: 2427

Re: "Hip Hip Hooray" ... I got one ....

Hey Dennis,

I am glad you finally found one of the FN's. They are really neat rifles and very hard to find as you well know. According to the serial number, your rifle was made in 1922. I hope you enjoy your new find.

jack1653
by jack1653
Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: could this be the nicest 81D in existence
Replies: 2
Views: 1569

Re: could this be the nicest 81D in existence

Hey Mitch, I thought I had sent you the GB pictures of this rifle. While the pictures on GB are excellent, they do not truly reflect the beauty of this fine firearm. I knew that any pictures that I would take would not be as good as what was on GB. It is by far the best 81-D that I own. It came out ...
by jack1653
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 Project Gun - Update*
Replies: 49
Views: 24248

Re: Model 81 Project Gun - Sneak Peek

Hey, Darn it 81police! It looks like you have a custom forearm on that 81. I like the looks of it! What else are you going to do to it? You are going to make me look for another variation for these POE Magazines. I have a model 8 and a model 81 with these POE magazines and as soon as ole Pete fixes ...
by jack1653
Sat Oct 16, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 9940

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

Hey MItch,

I'll send you some pictures of both of your requests. It will be sometime after this Wedneday as I am going out of town for a few days. When you get them, please feel free to post them.

Jack
by jack1653
Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Wanted: Model 8 for year 1933
Replies: 4
Views: 2111

Re: Wanted: Model 8 for year 1933

Hey Fellas, Since I haven't had any responses yet, I am reposting in hopes that someone can put one in my hands. If I can find this year, I will be able to say that I have a Model 8 for each year Remington manufactured the Model 8 from 1906 through 1936. Surely there is someone out there that can he...
by jack1653
Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Remington Model 81 1945
Replies: 2
Views: 1526

Re: Remington Model 81 1945

Hey Guys, It looks like ole Mitch has come through for me and I am really happy with the lead. :D I just have to keep my fingers crossed that everything will proceed in an orderly fashion. It may be awhile before the rifle is in hand, but I will make certain that there will be some pictures posted i...
by jack1653
Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 9940

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

Hey Buddy, You are not along with solderd barrel. I have a model 8 .25 that has been braised. I have been considering making it a "Full-Stocked Military Rifle". I have been talking to Remcrazy and am really interested in his project. I hope that he can find the hardware, because when he does, I have...
by jack1653
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Remington Model 81 1945
Replies: 2
Views: 1526

Remington Model 81 1945

Hey Fellas,

I am looking for a Remington Model 81 manufactured in 1945. It can be in any caliber. The serial number range would be 21695-23809. If you have one or know where I might be able to find one, please contact me. Thanks for your assistance.

Jack
by jack1653
Thu Oct 07, 2010 7:31 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Today
Replies: 2
Views: 1538

Re: New Today

Hey Barney, Welcome aboard. I am glad that you took the time to look us up. You can post anything here about your Remington and if you have questions, there are bunch of knowledgable guys who have answers and advice about these Remington's. I would be remiss if I didn't ask for you post pictures of ...
by jack1653
Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Greetings from Colorado
Replies: 2
Views: 1567

Re: Greetings from Colorado

Hey hudson69, Glad to have you on the forum. You are among friends and passionate owners of these fine rifles. Jump right in with questions, comments and pictures. There are some pretty knowledgable people on the site and all are willing to help with questions and issues about the 8 & 81's. jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Sep 29, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Need Trials Rifle & Military Full Stock Rifle Hardware!
Replies: 3
Views: 2188

Re: Need Trials Rifle & Military Full Stock Rifle Hardware!

Hey Bob,

If you can get the pictures to imfuncity, he can probably get them posted. He has done some picture posting for me.

Jack
by jack1653
Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Wanted: Model 8 for year 1933
Replies: 4
Views: 2111

Wanted: Model 8 for year 1933

Hey Guys, I am trying to find a Model 8 in any caliber that was manufactured in 1933. I would hope the rifle is in decent condition but it does not have to be perfect. Normal wear would be expected but should be free from rust and the wood free from cracks. Any sights would be acceptable and I would...
by jack1653
Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:43 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: What kind of mount went on this rifle?
Replies: 10
Views: 5692

Re: What kind of mount went on this rifle?

Hey Mitch, Thanks a million for the picture posting. You did a great job of enhancing the picture. Now for the next challenge, try and find a source for the mount. I imagine there is one out there and if I could get one, I think I would really have a unique FN. I don't know the availability of the H...
by jack1653
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: What kind of mount went on this rifle?
Replies: 10
Views: 5692

Re: What kind of mount went on this rifle?

Hey Mitch,

The pictures are on the way! Thanks

Jack
by jack1653
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: What kind of mount went on this rifle?
Replies: 10
Views: 5692

Re: What kind of mount went on this rifle?

Hey canuck,

I received the pictures from JJ Roberts today. I'll make a copy and send them to you in an email attachment. I still haven't figured out how to post pictures on this site.

jack1653
by jack1653
Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:00 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: What kind of mount went on this rifle?
Replies: 10
Views: 5692

Re: What kind of mount went on this rifle?

Hey JJ,

Thanks for the information about the mount. I don't recall having seen this mount before. I do not have the mount or the rings but would like to get them so I an make the rifle look complete. Do you have any idea of what kind of scope they would have used for that period?

Thanks,

Jack
by jack1653
Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: What kind of mount went on this rifle?
Replies: 10
Views: 5692

What kind of mount went on this rifle?

Hey Guys, I need your help in identifying the type of mount that is on this FN. When I inquired about the mount from the seller, he told me that the owner had been told the mount was done at the FN factory. Indeed, if you look at the embossing that is on the rib, it is very similar to the embossing ...
by jack1653
Mon Aug 30, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: The auction that is driving me crazy.
Replies: 11
Views: 4207

Re: The auction that is driving me crazy.

Hey Robo, It appears that we were both puzzeled by this auction. I was bidding because as 81police said, it was different. I think the points everyone raises about any of the rifles are valid and usually someone will respond. Many times I wait for more knowledgable members to respond. It is quirk of...
by jack1653
Sun Aug 29, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: is this a fair price for an 81?
Replies: 6
Views: 2764

Re: is this a fair price for an 81?

Hey Joe, The rifle is a fair price if you wanted it!! I watched this rifle and it appeared to be nice. I suspect it has been refinished. You should be able to tell by seeing if the wood is sharp and not rounded. Swivels were often added by owners. Take it out and put some rounds through it. jack1653
by jack1653
Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: before and after. Mod 8 grade 5 restock
Replies: 15
Views: 6648

Re: before and after. Mod 8 grade 5 restock

Hey Wes,

If you decide to take Dennis's sugestion on getting the old stock repaired and putting it back on your rifle, please let me know if you would be interested in selling the stock that you made. I could certainly use it on one of my rifles amd would like to have it.

Jack
by jack1653
Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: before and after. Mod 8 grade 5 restock
Replies: 15
Views: 6648

Re: before and after. Mod 8 grade 5 restock

Hey Wes,

Are you sure this is your first try at stock building? You have done a very good job and you have the satisfaction of doing it your self. I am sure your Dad will appreciate having this gun ready for action.

Thanks for sharing the pictures. They are great.

jack1653
by jack1653
Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: howdy everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

Re: howdy everyone

Hey mrduke, Welcome to the forum. Always glad to see new members. You'll love the .300. Just be prepared because it does pack a wallop. I would like to learnmore about your wall hanger in the 30. If you would like to email me at jack1653@att.net, I would discuss it with you. Please feel free to jump...
by jack1653
Sat Jul 31, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Data Sheet
Replies: 3
Views: 3016

Data Sheet

Dear Membership and Visitors, I have been working with a frustrating issue for a number of years and if I were to guess, many of you have had the same frustration. In an attempt to remedy this frustration, I took on the task of developing a form that will help record vital information about our Remi...
by jack1653
Sun Jul 25, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: A Hybrid
Replies: 2
Views: 1910

A Hybrid

Howdy, Here is a question for you guys. How does someone create a 22-250 barrel out of a 300 savage barrel? One of the rifles that I recently purchased is a Model 81 with a .300 savage stamped barrel. However, it is chambered for a 22-250 and has been confirmed by my gunsmith. I can not see any evid...
by jack1653
Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A Grand Slam
Replies: 5
Views: 3080

Re: A Grand Slam

Mitch,

I should be so lucky to order pizza. What I have been getting is a lot of hot tongue and cold sholder.

Jack
by jack1653
Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Police Model
Replies: 6
Views: 3293

Re: Police Model

Hey Mitch, Funny you should ask for a video. I am working on a project at the present time to have a video made of the 4 rifles that I have which have the POE magazines. I have been talking with Cam on what would be an ideal video. There is a young man in my area that does professional videography f...
by jack1653
Sat Jul 24, 2010 5:12 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Police Model
Replies: 6
Views: 3293

Police Model

Hey Guys, I have finally joined the ranks of the few that have a Model 81 Police Model. It was the one listed on Gun Broker a few weeks back. It is not perfect, but I am totaly satisfied with the purchase. I have fixed the bolt handle and will be replacing the buggered screw. The magazine isn't numb...