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by Roger
Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jackitis alive and well
Replies: 4
Views: 2003

Re: Jackitis alive and well

Jack,I will check out my guns and see if any fit your needs. It may take a little while though, because my rifle deer season starts tomorrow. It will be the only season that i will hunt this year. It only lasts thru Jan. 20 the.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Just bought a Model14
Replies: 12
Views: 6911

Re: Just bought a Model14

Looks like a nice honest rem m-14. I've reloaded for 32 rem. For years. Email me if you need any help.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My 81
Replies: 8
Views: 5432

Re: My 81

Congrats on your purchase. It looks pretty good from the pics you posted. I've had a few red field peeps ,including my grandpa's Marlin 39. They work fine , but are a little touchy to get adjusted. But once they're done they tend to stay where you want them to. I'm still using one for a rem m-8/81 o...
by Roger
Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 recently acquired
Replies: 7
Views: 4525

Re: Model 8 recently acquired

Great m-8 hope it's a good shooter. I'm seeing more rem.8/81 s in your future real soon.
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Received my model 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1754

Re: Received my model 8

Don't forget,they usually require roommates! Good luck with your shooting. Have some real fun with it.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Wed Jan 02, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Another newbie from No.Va.
Replies: 4
Views: 2120

Re: Another newbie from No.Va.

Welcome aboard. You're in the right place for m-8/81 rem. Nuts. Feel free to ask any questions you may have. There. are many helpful members here who are glad to help. Beware though, that your m-8 will not give you a minutes rest until you buy him a roommate!
Thanks
Roger
by Roger
Tue Jan 01, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: happy new year
Replies: 1
Views: 1296

happy new year

Here's wishing all members here a healthy,happy, and successful new year.I'm sure glad that i found this website/forum last year. Thanks to everyone who has helped this old school collector with my Rem.8/81 s
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sun Dec 30, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 1950 with high S/N
Replies: 5
Views: 3125

Re: 1950 with high S/N

I may be mistaken, but I seem to recall that in his book, John Henwood also talked about some rifles being made up from parts on hand as orders were received after 1950. This being caused by delays in the introduction of the new semi auto rifle( m740???) I'm not sure if he knew for sure how long the...
by Roger
Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Curious about first .35 Rem model 14's
Replies: 6
Views: 3695

Re: Curious about first .35 Rem model 14's

Thanks Mitch, I too was curious about the 14.
Roger
by Roger
Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A VERY Merry Model 8 Christmas!
Replies: 7
Views: 2949

Re: A VERY Merry Model 8 Christmas!

Thanks Cam,I would really appreciate that. I simply love that movie. At our show last night,I wore my Ralph "you,ll'shoot your eye out kid " shirt. And I put my electric "Frageelaa" leg lamp on top of my amp to show my team spirit. Merry Christmas to you and yours!!
Roger
by Roger
Sun Dec 23, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A VERY Merry Model 8 Christmas!
Replies: 7
Views: 2949

Re: A VERY Merry Model 8 Christmas!

Hey ,Cam,that's the coolest photoshop ever.I don't know how you did it,but I'm sure glad you did. I'm officially asking your permission to lift a copy of it for my own gunroom collection of vintage gun ads,etc.
Merry Christmas,to every member, from the Iowa Gunnut.
Roger
by Roger
Sat Dec 22, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: First blizzard in years
Replies: 3
Views: 1748

Re: First blizzard in years

Hey Joe, I was just wondering if you were able to welcome any deer the other morning? Our hi-power season starts in about 3 weeks here in iowa. With the huge snowstorm this week,it's hard to know what to expect. One thing's for sure,walking thru this snow and big drifts will be a big chore.But it se...
by Roger
Sat Dec 22, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many reloaders do we have?
Replies: 41
Views: 17258

Re: How many reloaders do we have?

Olskool, my reload area isn't nearly so nice. Congrats on such a well organized shop. My basement area is kind of spread out but functional. Maybe when the little woman and I retire, i'll have more time to re-organize.
Thanks for your time
Rog
by Roger
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Resisting adding "New" 8`s and 81`s
Replies: 4
Views: 2560

Re: Resisting adding "New" 8`s and 81`s

Sarge,that's one beautiful stock set.
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Thu Dec 20, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Checking in from Middle Tennessee
Replies: 5
Views: 2106

Re: Checking in from Middle Tennessee

Welcome aboard, you're in the right place if you are into M-8/81 s. Beware though ,that they usually require company for each other. I don't know how many I have now. I'm afraid to count them. If you need any help whatsoever,just ask. There are many knowledgable and helpful members here to assist yo...
by Roger
Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: First blizzard in years
Replies: 3
Views: 1748

First blizzard in years

Well we got nailed by our first blizzard in many years, last night. I still can't post pics but we got 12 -15" here in central iowa.Hey I wish i was with you members down south now! What a mess digging out from this storm.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: General
Topic: Adam Lee's Savage 720 project
Replies: 30
Views: 16313

Re: Adam Lee's Savage 720 project

Jerry, all my knowledge is in the A-5 Browning field. I've always known about the Savage clones but don't know very much specific Savage info.But the real telltale deal is that extended lug under the rib at the muzzle end.if this barrel were cut, and belonged to an A-5 browning there would be no str...
by Roger
Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Adam Lee's Savage 720 project
Replies: 30
Views: 16313

Re: Adam Lee's Savage 720 project

From the latest posted pics I don't believe your barrel was cut at all. Or else it was done at. Savage or Polychoke Co. On the muzzle end picture you have posted it has a polychoke brand sight bead installed on it, plus it has the strengthing lug under the vent rib at the muzzle end. My major experi...
by Roger
Sat Dec 15, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Thin the herd
Replies: 11
Views: 4346

Re: Thin the herd

A member with the name Curtis sent me a message three wks. ago that i just found now. I do have some M-81 s for sale. If you're still interested email me at raw4555@ gmail.com
Roger
by Roger
Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art
Replies: 7
Views: 4423

Re: Purchased yesterday > Bullet Hole Art

Pitchy,you never cease to amaze me.good shooting.
Thanks Roger
by Roger
Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Model 14 help please
Replies: 5
Views: 4677

Re: Remington Model 14 help please

Welcome aboard. I know very little about Rem14 s. But I do reload 32 Rem. All the time. Email me for any info you may need about it. Also Buffalo Arms inPonderay,Idaho sells reloads that they make in their shop.Ph. # is208-263-6953, or at www.buffaloarms.com
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:08 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Have just joined the tribe
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Have just joined the tribe

Early on in my gun collecting career,I was taught by some old school collectors,to use the 50% rule when contemplating refinishing any firearm. If the original finish is less than 50% ,then any refinish/refurbish work probably won't hurt the value. This also depends on the gun we're talking about. F...
by Roger
Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:52 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: new from Virginia
Replies: 7
Views: 3701

Re: new from Virginia

Welcome aboard! I feel I must warn you about the Rem.8/81. They can be addictive to anyone who's involved with them. Be aware of the dreaded Jackitis.But seriously,you can count on helpful advice from just about everyone here on this forum. There are many years of experience available to you any tim...
by Roger
Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Have just joined the tribe
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

Re: Have just joined the tribe

Welcome aboard,from another Rem. 8/81 nutcase. Sarge is spot-on with the Arrow products.I've used them with good results for low impact repair work. Also just good old fashioned linseed oil will sometimes work for limited repair work. Good luck with your 81 and by all means have fun with it. Thanks ...
by Roger
Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: New Member seeking replacement parts
Replies: 3
Views: 2238

Re: New Member seeking replacement parts

You have emailed me about original wood recently. I have some parts guns for sale that you might be interested in that are complete and shooting examples. They might lend themselves to refinshing. They are priced right. Email me if you are still looking for wood and parts.
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 Project Gun - Update*
Replies: 49
Views: 24081

Re: Model 81 Project Gun - Sneak Peek

Cool rifle,Cam.I just love it when a plan comes together.I'm sure looking forward to an action video.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: love model 8
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Re: love model 8

That is a cool picture of your Dad. You look just like him ,Cameron. I'm sure you're real proud of him and glad for all he's taught you over the years.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: full mag only jam
Replies: 16
Views: 6306

Re: full mag only jam

I'm no magazine expert,but in John Henwoods book most pictures which are vintage Remington literature,there are 4 rounds in the magazine . I do know that i have 35/300 savage rifles that will only accept 4 rds.I don't know if this has any thing to do with your issue, but in one quote in his book he ...
by Roger
Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:46 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: love model 8
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Re: love model 8

Thanks Curt, my sons are all adults now,but all still hunt, shoot, and fish.They were in the bassboat fishing before they were 2 yrs. Old,and raised shooting as soon as they were responcible and old enuf to go do it with me. They all learned on JMB designed guns and have respect for his designs and ...
by Roger
Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: love model 8
Replies: 9
Views: 3610

Re: love model 8

I have no family history with rem.m-8/81 s. But I do hope that i've started one with my old Remington@Winchester rifles and my 3 sons.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: West Texas Hunting 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 5883

Re: West Texas Hunting 2012

Congrats on your successful hunt,Cam.I'm sorry about your buck,and I understand exactly because a similar thing happened to me a few yrs. ago. We lost my buck,an 11 pointer, then found him the next morning and the coyotes had killed him @ripped his throat out ,plus chewed his nose off ,ruining the m...
by Roger
Mon Nov 26, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: reloading 25 remington
Replies: 7
Views: 3538

Re: reloading 25 remington

It seems that quite a few of my older m-8 s like slower burning powders. I've noticed a real corrulation between good acuracy and slower burning powderslike win.760. It works equally well in my 2- 25/35 m-1894 Winchester,with almost identical formulas as my 25 Rem. Formula. I would really suggest tr...
by Roger
Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: reloading 25 remington
Replies: 7
Views: 3538

Re: reloading 25 remington

I've had good success w/ 26.5 gr. of Win.760 and Hornady 117 gr. RN. They shoot well w/ both of my 25 Cal. M-8
Thanks,
Roger
by Roger
Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:26 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Thin the herd
Replies: 11
Views: 4346

Re: Thin the herd

I still have some unique pieces. for sale. Contact me if you're curious.
Thanks
Roger
by Roger
Thu Nov 22, 2012 4:18 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Missing barrel bushing
Replies: 2
Views: 2157

Re: Missing barrel bushing

Looks like a time bomb waiting to go off.
Roger
by Roger
Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Rem Model 8 Slam fires
Replies: 20
Views: 9907

Re: Rem Model 8 Slam fires

Awesome,I love it when these rifles get used for their real @ original purpose.good job.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Peep sight screw
Replies: 18
Views: 6407

Re: Peep sight screw

Dignan, thanks for looking around to find the right tap.Brownells is an Iowa company,and I live about n hour from them so i could get one easily when needed. Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:33 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge
Replies: 9
Views: 3642

Re: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge

After doing some research,I would have to say that the saami working pressures for this round are somewhat higher than say,300 savage. So the safest option would be to have a new barrel/barrel extension/chamber made up.Most people agree that this round is a big improvement over.223@7.62 x39, both po...
by Roger
Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:10 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1919 Model 8, Down Home On The Farm
Replies: 4
Views: 3320

Re: 1919 Model 8, Down Home On The Farm

No one can own( or do they own us) just one!
Thanks
Roger
by Roger
Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Peep sight screw
Replies: 18
Views: 6407

Re: Peep sight screw

I took the time to look up your answer in Henwood's book.
3/16" x36 ,but that's the plug screw size. Proceed with caution
Roger
by Roger
Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:45 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge
Replies: 9
Views: 3642

Re: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge

Sorry,it was described as a wildcat round in the article I read. I don't care what it's called, I think it deserves some thought as a project for Rem.8/81 fans.
Roger
by Roger
Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Peep sight screw
Replies: 18
Views: 6407

Re: Peep sight screw

John Henwood addresses the thread size in his book ,but I don't have time to look it up now
Roger
by Roger
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge
Replies: 9
Views: 3642

Re: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge

Hey Dewalt,thanks for your input on this cartridge. It was all new news to me,but my youngest son, told me that it's one of the top wildcat rounds for the AR type rifles today. But it sounds like it might be too costly to convert a m-8/81 to fire this excellent round. I've got a few extra barrels an...
by Roger
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge
Replies: 9
Views: 3642

6.8mmSPC special purpose cartridge

I just read an article in GunDigest magazine about the 6.8mmSPC ,a cartridge developed in 2003 by two special forces/marksmanship guys ,to obtain better combat effectiveness,with the military M4 carbine. They used the 1906 vintage 30 remington cartridge as the parent brass(not the 30 rem. AR). Some ...
by Roger
Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Life
Replies: 4
Views: 2253

Re: Life

Thanks Jerry, you're the first one today to make me feel better. I simply am glad it's over. However, there's nothing in the law that can make me listen to anything that he says.I haven't listened to him for the last 6 yrs.and now I won't listen to him for the next 4 yrs.
Thanks for your time,
Roger
by Roger
Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Thin the herd
Replies: 11
Views: 4346

Thin the herd

I may be thinning my herd slightly. If you're interested in JMB designed guns ,this may be your chance to aquire some new pieces. Not just rem-8/81 s. Please email me if you are curious. I'll let you know what i'm considering to do.
Thanks for your time
Roger
by Roger
Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:50 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: rem 32 deer kill
Replies: 9
Views: 7082

Re: rem 32 deer kill

Hey olskool, thanks for your input on that subject.I'm self employed, so'i don't always have much extra time. However ,I seem to make time to post stuff on here ,don't I? It's always easy to complain,but not so easy to do something about it. Maybe it's time for me and my friends to put up or shut up...
by Roger
Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: rem 32 deer kill
Replies: 9
Views: 7082

Re: rem 32 deer kill

Oskooll, it sounds like a great dnr you have there. Our Iowa DNR isn't very progressive.We're about the only state here in the central part of the country who doesn't allow gun hunting during the rut. Shotgun#1 starts on the first weekend of Dec. Then shotgun#2 starts on the second weekend of Dec. F...
by Roger
Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: rem 32 deer kill
Replies: 9
Views: 7082

Re: rem 32 deer kill

Olskool, I use that exact 32 rem. Loading in my 3 m-8 s -32 Cal. For deer hunting. Congrats on your kill. I always try to shoot a young dumb one first for my meat deer, here in Iowa. Although we have the ability to get multiple tags, some states may not have that choice. We can only get one shotgun ...
by Roger
Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1925 M8 35Rem
Replies: 5
Views: 2882

Re: 1925 M8 35Rem

While looking at gunbroker this am, I saw this listing#314507845. This rifle also has no remington roll. Stamping above the model8-- serial # markings.It also has the whelen fluted combed stock ,along with the top tang rifle buttplate.Both of these features have been discussed here on this forum and...