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by Roger
Sun Aug 14, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new to me checkered m-8A
Replies: 10
Views: 5768

Re: new to me checkered m-8A

Thanks for the kind comments,guys. I'll certainly be glad to see it in person.
Roger
by Roger
Sat Aug 13, 2016 4:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new to me checkered m-8A
Replies: 10
Views: 5768

Re: new to me checkered m-8A

My heartfelt thanks must go out to Sarge for posting these for me. I've been searching for a checkered A or a C grade that I could afford to buy for several years. I've had several near misses. Even one last year with this same guy. I'm excited to get here and in my hands. It reminds me of the feeli...
by Roger
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: .25, .30, & .35 Brass at Grafs
Replies: 3
Views: 2655

Re: .25, .30, & .35 Brass at Grafs

I also bought some 25 Cal. brass from Graf's. It was delivered to my house in one day. Missouri is close to Iowa for sure. It looks fine to me. However,it does measure very close to maximum length already just out of the box. Probably will need to be trimmed very soon after one shooting. But at leas...
by Roger
Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new to me checkered m-8A
Replies: 10
Views: 5768

new to me checkered m-8A

Hey guys, I just finished negotiations on a factory checkered rem m-8A. It will be coming from a friend of mine in Connecticut, who is just as serious as most of us on the forum, about Rem8/81s. I have purchased several rifles from him in the past. He's very trustworthy. He emailed me a bunch of pic...
by Roger
Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new to me checkered m-8A
Replies: 0
Views: 2764

new to me checkered m-8A

Hey guys, I just finished negotiations on a factory checkered rem m-8A. It will be coming from a friend of mine in Connecticut, who is just as serious as most of us on the forum, about Rem8/81s. I have purchased several rifles from him in the past. He's very trustworthy. He emailed me a bunch of pic...
by Roger
Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new to me checkered m-8A
Replies: 0
Views: 2656

new to me checkered m-8A

Hey guys, I just finished negotiations on a factory checkered rem m-8A. It will be coming from a friend of mine in Connecticut, who is just as serious as most of us on the forum, about Rem8/81s. I have purchased several rifles from him in the past. He's very trustworthy. He emailed me a bunch of pic...
by Roger
Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great Model 8 Meet-Greet-Shootout VIDEO ***
Replies: 9
Views: 5189

Re: Great Model 8 Meet-Greet-Shootout VIDEO ***

Hey Cameron,
What a fun video!! Thank you for doing the work on it,so the rest of us can enjoy the fun too.
Great work,my friend.
Roger
by Roger
Tue Aug 02, 2016 5:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: photos i promised
Replies: 6
Views: 3401

Re: photos i promised

Sir, That is one beautiful m-81. I'm glad you were able to get such a nice, early rifle.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Sun Jul 31, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Countdown & * Giveaway!
Replies: 19
Views: 9285

Re: Great 8 Countdown & * Giveaway!

Hey Fellas, I hope the event at Jack's farm has gone well for everyone and you all had fun. Hope to see the pics and videos soon. I'm in Kansas City at a family affair with 2 of my son's and daughter in laws. My sons and I attended the Missouri Valley Arms Collectors Assn. Gun Show yesterday at the ...
by Roger
Sun Jul 31, 2016 5:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: FYI weird SPAM claiming to be Jack!
Replies: 4
Views: 2680

Re: FYI weird SPAM claiming to be Jack!

Hey fellas, I have received 2 bogus emails claiming to be Jack. But a couple days ago, I also received one from someone claiming to be my friends from S@S Huntclub. Jeff and Bob beware,also all you other members. My youngest son,who is a pro IT guy from Kansas City,told me that I was probably OK, si...
by Roger
Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Countdown & * Giveaway!
Replies: 19
Views: 9285

Re: Great 8 Countdown

Hey Jack, I'm sure sorry that I won't be able to attend your event. But I have family comittments for another event in Kansas city starting on that friday night thru Sunday. I'll certainly be there in spirit. I truly have a great admiration for the Rem. Model 8/81s. I hope you all have a good time t...
by Roger
Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:18 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: no markings on receiver new b need help
Replies: 4
Views: 4035

Re: no markings on receiver new b need help

Sir, I'm pretty sure that at the time your rifle was made,there were no receiver markings. There are members here though,that can definitely answer this question. Welcome aboard this forum. You'll find the members to be very friendly and helpful.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Fri Jul 08, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Barrel number and serial number on receiver are different
Replies: 5
Views: 4784

Re: Barrel number and serial number on receiver are differen

Hey Cam, you have done it again!! What a great photo. I don't know where you came up with this, but I'm glad you did. Sorry members ,but we have been so busy with work that I've not been making any posts here on the forum. I had a few minutes and had to comment on this photo. Thanks for your time, R...
by Roger
Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Event - Headcount??!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3950

Re: Great 8 Event - Headcount??!!

Fellow members,
I'm sorry to say that due to work and family commitments ,I won't be attending the event. I wish I could attend,but it's not going to happen this year.
Thanks for your time ,
Roger
by Roger
Wed May 18, 2016 4:08 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Purchase *w/ PICTURES
Replies: 17
Views: 10521

Re: New Purchase *w/ PICTURES

Hey fellas,
I don't know alot about these police guns,but I know a great model 81 when I see one.
Congrats on a beautiful rifle acquisition. If Cameron is OK with it ,then I'm sure it is all correct.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Tue May 17, 2016 4:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: 620A Stevens - recent win - in 20 gauge!
Replies: 9
Views: 4201

Re: 620A Stevens - recent win - in 20 gauge!

Hey Adam,
They worked for me. Good looking 620. My only 520 is also a 20 gauge.
Roger
by Roger
Sun May 15, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Greetings from NH
Replies: 6
Views: 4756

Re: Greetings from NH

Welcome aboard, you will find our members here to be friendly and helpful. If you have any questions,then just ask. Someone will be glad to help you. I see from your forum name that you are a 1911 Colt fan. I'm a true fan of all JMB designed guns,including all his handgun designs. The 1911 Governmen...
by Roger
Sat Apr 30, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: LOVE STORIES: Your first model 8 (or 81)
Replies: 16
Views: 8398

Re: LOVE STORIES: Your first model 8 (or 81)

My first model 81 came to me via the fairgrounds guns how in about the late eighties. This was several years after starting my Browning Auto-5 collection. But I was always interested in most of JMB designed guns.s By this time I had already acquired a few Winchester levers,and at least one or two Co...
by Roger
Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: HELP!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 5647

Re: HELP!!!!

Hey Rob,
Thanks for the reply. Do you think he could be persuaded to make some more of these stock bolts/screws?
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: HELP!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 5647

Re: HELP!!!!

Hey Rob, I'm glad to see you back on the forum. I had hoped that someone was already making these screws/bolts,etc. I have a late production flat knob model 8, that needs to be taken apart to reposition the little flat spring that fits into a small recess in the receiver,it's name escapes me at this...
by Roger
Mon Apr 04, 2016 4:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: TULSA
Replies: 5
Views: 2997

Re: TULSA

Guys,it is a Winchester deluxe Model 71 ,not 81
Roger
by Roger
Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TULSA
Replies: 5
Views: 2997

Re: TULSA

Hey guys, I just thought I'd check in with my Tulsa report. Jack called me friday night when we all had got into town and gave me his report from the friday show day. On Saturday, I was lucky enuf to talk with Bob Creamer again for a little while. Then Jack and I texted back and forth for a little w...
by Roger
Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3
Replies: 7
Views: 4006

Re: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3

Curdog,
I'll be very excited to see and possibly hold one! My email address is in the address box below. I'd appreciate it if you would let me know where you'll be,so I can look you up.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:02 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3
Replies: 7
Views: 4006

Re: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3

I'll be looking forward to being able to meet up with some fellow members. I especially look forward to discussing the carbine conversion with you,curdog. My old machine (Acer tablet) continues to post multiple postings for one deal, and I don't know how to delete them. If you can help,please chime ...
by Roger
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3
Replies: 7
Views: 4006

Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3

My plan is for my youngest son and I to attend the spring Tulsa Gunshow. I'm posting this here to see if any members here are going to attend. I know that Jack had expressed an interest,but we haven't dis cussed it any further.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3
Replies: 0
Views: 2240

Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3

My plan is for my youngest son and I to attend the spring Tulsa Gunshow. I'm posting this here to see if any members here are going to attend. I know that Jack had expressed an interest,but we haven't dis cussed it any further.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3
Replies: 0
Views: 2172

Tulsa Gunshow April -2-3

My plan is for my youngest son and I to attend the spring Tulsa Gunshow. I'm posting this here to see if any members here are going to attend. I know that Jack had expressed an interest,but we haven't dis cussed it any further.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sun Feb 21, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: krieger?
Replies: 7
Views: 3973

Re: krieger?

Sir, That's a nice find you made. It looks to be a true krieger conversion to me also. The guys at s@s huntclub are the true experts,so I'm sure they are correct. It seems to be in great condition. I have a round knob 35 Cal. M-8 Krieger that I am lucky enuf to own. It needs some work to be done on ...
by Roger
Wed Feb 17, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Barrel for a Model 8
Replies: 8
Views: 3514

Re: Barrel for a Model 8

Sir,
I think I may have more than one 30 rem. barrel. I'm out of town for a few days ,but will check it out when I return.
One may be a 30/30 marked barrel. But it will be pricey.
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: New FN owner looking for information and advice
Replies: 18
Views: 11156

Re: New FN owner looking for information and advice

My opinion,such as it is, would be to leave it alone. It's been there and done that. Way cool in my book.
Roger
by Roger
Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:27 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: New FN owner looking for information and advice
Replies: 18
Views: 11156

Re: New FN owner looking for information and advice

Sir,
Please do not refinish an FN1900 rifle!!! I would consider that move as sacreligious. These guns are far too rare to screw with them at all. But these are just my opinions.(thirty -five +yrs.) of collecting JMBROWNING designed guns.
Ultimately it's your decision.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem. m-8 on gunbroker
Replies: 5
Views: 4010

Rem. m-8 on gunbroker

Hey guys, Some of you may have been following this auction on Gunbroker. But another m-8 just sold for $1450.00 this evening. I may have been right about the market turning a corner this winter. This rifle was in OK condition,at least as much as one could make out from the pics posted. But I wouldn'...
by Roger
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem. m-8 on gunbroker
Replies: 0
Views: 2135

Rem. m-8 on gunbroker

Hey guys, Some of you may have been following this auction on Gunbroker. But another m-8 just sold for $1450.00 this evening. I may have been right about the market turning a corner this winter. This rifle was in OK condition,at least as much as one could make out from the pics posted. But I wouldn'...
by Roger
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem. m-8 on gunbroker
Replies: 0
Views: 1848

Rem. m-8 on gunbroker

Hey guys, Some of you may have been following this auction on Gunbroker. But another m-8 just sold for $1450.00 this evening. I may have been right about the market turning a corner this winter. This rifle was in OK condition,at least as much as one could make out from the pics posted. But I wouldn'...
by Roger
Thu Feb 04, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Model 8 Buck
Replies: 11
Views: 8487

Re: Model 8 Buck

Sir,that's a great rifle,and a nice buck. It's always good to see pics of rem. Model 8s ,and a bonus to get to see your deer from Tenn.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Did anyone see that Model 8 sell for nearly $3000 on GB??
Replies: 16
Views: 7909

Re: Did anyone see that Model 8 sell for nearly $3000 on GB?

Hey fellas, I watched this auction carefully last week. I'm on gunbroker at least once a day 365 days a year. If you don't stay in touch with the market nationally,then you can't make intelligent decisions about your investments in your collection. That being said, I was taken aback by this piece an...
by Roger
Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???
Replies: 7
Views: 4596

Re: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???

Hey,good for you! Your original question has now been answered. I'm glad it worked itself out. Plus you got some extra parts for nothing extra.
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 12178

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

Hey guys, I'm in Iowa,so I'm not that far from Jack in Illinois. He and I have discussed a meeting at his new place and so far I just haven't seen an opening to go over there. As long as I'm invited to this shindig, and I'm given some notice ahead of time. Then I'm in for this opportunity. I've got ...
by Roger
Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 12178

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

Hey guys, I'm in Iowa,so I'm not that far from Jack in Illinois. He and I have discussed a meeting at his new place and so far I just haven't seen an opening to go over there. As long as I'm invited to this shindig, and I'm given some notice ahead of time. Then I'm in for this opportunity. I've got ...
by Roger
Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???
Replies: 7
Views: 4596

Re: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???

Sir, I believe what you have could be a model 8 rondknob stock. I own 6 roundknob model 8s and it looks very similar to them. However, the model 11 shotgun, wasn't checkered in the beginng either . Our old friend Jerry may have known the differences between the two,but I'm not sure of them myself. M...
by Roger
Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 12178

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

Hey guys, I am also in favor of doing what we can to encourage all our members (old and new) to continue to contribute to our 8/81 forum. I am one of the people who gets too busy with my work(self-employed contractor) to take the time to post items on this forum. I look at this forum though,almost e...
by Roger
Mon Jan 11, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: What is Jackitis? Pics here***
Replies: 7
Views: 6658

Re: What is Jackitis? Pics here***

Hey Jack,
I'm sure going to try to make the April Tulsa show. Maybe it will work out that we both can go again. I hope to see you there in April. But with my work, I never know from one minute to the next whether I'll be freed up enuf to go anywhere. Maybe it'll work out.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sat Jan 09, 2016 3:23 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: What is Jackitis? Pics here***
Replies: 7
Views: 6658

Re: What is Jackitis? Pics here***

Hey Jack, You beat me to the model 8C s in Tulsa in April. But at least I got the beautiful 25 rem. Model 8 from Tom Ramsey and his father. I look at it in my gunroom and have fond memories of that trip ( my first ever) to the Tulsa guns how. It was fun to finally meet you and Cameron. By the way, m...
by Roger
Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas Y"all!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 4025

Re: Merry Christmas Y"all!!!

Hey Cameron, and fellow members, I'd like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year.
Roger
by Roger
Sat Dec 19, 2015 7:58 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: hello from NW PA
Replies: 5
Views: 3218

Re: hello from NW PA

Hey Carl, I just let it go as it was one more thing that I had no time to deal with it. Maybe this winter if things slow down I may consider it again.
Thanks Roger
by Roger
Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: hello from NW PA
Replies: 5
Views: 3218

Re: hello from NW PA

Sir,
What condition 32 rem. M-8 are you looking for? I may have one for sale.
My email address is in the address box below.
Roger
by Roger
Wed Dec 16, 2015 5:48 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Introducing Myself
Replies: 4
Views: 2799

Re: Introducing Myself

Sir,
I'm from Iowa too. I hunted with m8/81s in the late does season until last year,when they shut it down. I'm really disgusted with our DNR because of it. Let me know where you are located. Welcome aboard. You'll find that the members are helpful here.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sun Nov 29, 2015 7:50 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1914 model 8 .35 rough
Replies: 3
Views: 3255

Re: 1914 model 8 .35 rough

Sir, It looks as though it's had a hard and interesting life. I can't tell from the pics you posted,whether it's been reblued, or not. Sarge is correct about the wood cheeks not being sanded too much. It is a round knob pistol grip model 8, which in my book separates it from just about any plain sta...
by Roger
Mon Nov 02, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy
Replies: 17
Views: 8882

Re: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy

Sir, I've tested all 5 model 8/81 calibers extensively. I can tell you a great degree of certainty that the more free Play there is between the barrel nut and the bushing,the worse your accuracy will be. Think about the Colt 1911 pistol. Same exact system,same exact designer.I can also tell you that...
by Roger
Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Out of it for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 6305

Re: Out of it for a while

Carl,
Nothing I could say will take away the pain you are feeling now. But rest assured your friends here on the forum are with you in heart and spirit. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.
Roger