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by Roger
Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Great 8 Event - Headcount??!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3673

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: 10020

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: 3933

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: 4523

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: 7843

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: 5203

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: 5203

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: 2820

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: 2820

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: 3731

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: 3731

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: 3731

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: 2169

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: 2108

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: 3678

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: 3254

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: 10481

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: 10481

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: 3794

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: 2055

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: 1775

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: 8009

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: 7274

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: 4334

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: 11346

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: 11346

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: 4334

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: 11346

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: 6355

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: 6355

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: 3770

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: 3033

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: 3033

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: 2620

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: 3102

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: 8373

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: 5962

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
by Roger
Thu Oct 22, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 F.B.I. - VIDEO
Replies: 5
Views: 3215

Re: Model 81 F.B.I. - VIDEO

Hey Cameron, Thanks so much for the informative video. The one thing I learned,was the lockwasher on the take down screw. I didn't know about that feature. I'm not surprised by this though,because my main area of expertise is the Browning Auto 5 shotguns,and the JMB designed Winchester leverguns. Th...
by Roger
Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Out of it for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 5962

Re: Out of it for a while

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Good luck!
Roger
by Roger
Mon Oct 05, 2015 4:08 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Winchester marked Model 8
Replies: 11
Views: 6898

Re: Winchester marked Model 8

Sir, welcome aboard. I've collected JMB designed Winchester for 35+ yrs. So this rifle is of particular interest to me. Where abouts would one find such an interesting piece of history? I'd love to have this in my collection. You've hit the jackpot here,in my humble opinion. If you decide to sell it...
by Roger
Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Spanish King Alfonso XIII's FN 1900 - SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 4077

Re: Spanish King Alfonso XIII's FN 1900 - SOLD

Hey Cam, this is one cool FN1900. What a great piece of history! My personal opinion would be that this is the best investment as far as FN/Browning guns go, that a collector could make. Any gun with celebrity ties, is a good investment piece. Someone got a great piece of history. Thanks for your ti...
by Roger
Mon Aug 31, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member
Replies: 6
Views: 3345

Re: New member

Sir, welcome to our forum. The members here are all very helpful if you need assistance with your new rifle. I may be interested in your peepsight if you are going to sell it. My email address is in my signature box below. Don't pm me cause I never look at that. Contact me if you want to sell it. Th...
by Roger
Sun Aug 02, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 Barrel is apparently stuck
Replies: 1
Views: 2013

Re: Model 8 Barrel is apparently stuck

Sir, I once had an 81 in 300 savage which locked up the barrel all by itself,at a most inoportune time. It was during a follow up shot on a deer at 150-170 yds. My first shot went over the deer's back and hit the snow behind it, so I had adjusted my hold/aim to hopefully hit home, only to discover m...
by Roger
Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: MidwayUSA VIDEO - Remington Model 8
Replies: 4
Views: 4615

Re: MidwayUSA VIDEO - Remington Model 8

Hey Sarge,
I have Direct TV which doesn't have the outdoor channel available anywhere that i know of. That's unfortunate too,because the intro piece sure looked interesting. I wish our contract was over ,but not until November.. Maybe I'll get to see it someday. Here's hoping.
Roger
by Roger
Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: midway backorder
Replies: 7
Views: 5341

Re: midway backorder

Hey Rob,
My back order was only a little over a year old. You may have the record for oldest back order.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: midway backorder
Replies: 7
Views: 5341

midway backorder

Hey fellas, I just received an email from Midway USA informing me that my back order for 25 rem. brass from quality cartridge has been permantly canceled due to trouble from quality cartridge in providing them with a solid delivery date. Just thought that this might be of interest to some members he...
by Roger
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: midway backorder
Replies: 0
Views: 2900

midway backorder

Hey fellas, I just received an email from Midway USA informing me that my back order for 25 rem. brass from quality cartridge has been permantly canceled due to trouble from quality cartridge in providing them with a solid delivery date. Just thought that this might be of interest to some members he...
by Roger
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: midway backorder
Replies: 0
Views: 2907

midway backorder

Hey fellas, I just received an email from Midway USA informing me that my back order for 25 rem. brass from quality cartridge has been permantly canceled due to trouble from quality cartridge in providing them with a solid delivery date. Just thought that this might be of interest to some members he...
by Roger
Fri Jun 19, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New owner of 8 and 81
Replies: 8
Views: 5038

Re: New owner of 8 and 81

Sir, You are really lucky to have just stumbled on to this beautiful round knob 35 Cal. M-8 They are pretty rare and highly desirable. I'm actually quite fond of the round knobs myself. You have scored big here in my opinion. If you ever tire of it,let me know. I try to buy all the round knobs I can...
by Roger
Sat Jun 13, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Brand New 81 Owner
Replies: 6
Views: 5593

Re: Brand New 81 Owner

Welcome aboard,Sir. We're pretty serious about our model/81s here on this forum,and glad to have you with us. You'll find most members to be very helpful if you have a question or some mechanical problem with your rifle. It appears from the picture you posted,that you have gotten a really nice early...