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by Roger
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 14312

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

Regarding the recoil of rem -14 s in 35 rem. I own one that came from a colorado ranch. It was used for mule deer hunting its whole life. I used it for whitetail Jan. Antlerless season here in Iowa@ noticed a slight increase in recoil over my rem-8 's. I really noticed it in my bench shooting while ...
by Roger
Sat Apr 07, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Serial numbers and production dates
Replies: 14
Views: 7996

Re: Serial numbers and production dates

Since I'm new I really don't know where to post this reply,but has any one else noticed the resemblance of the bluing color on FN1900 's to the color on the very early Browning Auto 5 s? I've also noticed a small resemblance on early rem-8 s bluing color to post world war 2 A-5 s bluing color, which...
by Roger
Sat Apr 07, 2012 5:37 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Outdoor Life cartridge article
Replies: 10
Views: 3563

Re: Outdoor Life cartridge article

I could be mistaken but I thought it was a 35 rem.---but it definitly belonged to the dentist,Dr. Henry Shehee----Roger
by Roger
Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Roger's Remingtons
Replies: 10
Views: 5530

Re: Roger's Remingtons

Ranman---i have several better condition 8/81s. But those are 3 of the more rare ones. Have some other rare. Units but I am having trouble w/ my Acer 501 loading pics on the website. Can was kind enough to load the first pic. ,but i'll eventually work thru this (I'm new to the computer). Thanks for ...
by Roger
Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: How long should the stock be?
Replies: 9
Views: 4136

Re: How long should the stock be?

I just checked about 9 m-8 s@ all were13 3/4" except one, which was 13 1/2". Hope that helps you o
ut ---Roger
by Roger
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Roger's Remingtons
Replies: 10
Views: 5530

Re: Roger's Remingtons

Jack1653-- I bought my first m-81 about 20 yrs. Ago. I started collecting Browning Auto-5s @JMB desined Colt pistols about 30 yrs. Ago. There really is no method to my madness,I just got interests in rem.8/81 s cause of the A-5 close connection. I buy when the opertunity presents itself @I can affor...
by Roger
Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Looking for Eight Rifles
Replies: 2
Views: 1827

Re: Looking for Eight Rifles

Jack1653_ I may have a lead on one m-8 you're looking for. Don't remember exact serial. But I think it was 66000_ or 67000 range. His name is Leo from Reno,Nev. Ph#775-626-6793. Also has a lyman peep sight new in box. Call him you may find one of your rifles--Roger
by Roger
Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Outdoor Life cartridge article
Replies: 10
Views: 3563

Re: Outdoor Life cartridge article

DWalt, My understanding of the story is that deputy Prentiss oakley used the dentist,Dr. Henry shehee's Rem-8 in 35rem. To kill clyde on the first shot in the head. Now this story is much debated but there is at least some documentation of this account according to Henwood's book. But who will ever ...
by Roger
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Redfield peep sight
Replies: 3
Views: 3018

Re: Redfield peep sight

I currently have one of these sights on my standard 16 Auto 5 Browning deer shotgun @ had another on a M-81 in 35 rem. That I sold. I recall it came to iowa from upper new york state Roger
by Roger
Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Roger's Remingtons
Replies: 10
Views: 5530

Re: Roger's Remingtons

Thank you, Cam--looks great to me. Hope some members enjoy seeing my babies. I own 2 other 30/30 Rem. Rifles. One with a Henwood letter. Plus about 20 other 8/81s
by Roger
Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Q @A about the 8/81 - Bolt Carrier Latch Spring
Replies: 2
Views: 1575

Q @A about the 8/81 - Bolt Carrier Latch Spring

This inquiry is sent out to help me find a bolt carrier latch spring. I just bought the latch from gunparts corp. I bought. An 81 recently@ after several malfunctions at the range, I consulted Henwoods book to learn that my. bolt latch was probably shot. Upon disassembly I found the suspect parts we...
by Roger
Sun Apr 01, 2012 6:08 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 with detachable mag
Replies: 17
Views: 8495

FN1900 Rifle

ran man, don't tap your FN receiver! This kind of alteration, may hurt the value of an already beautiful @quite collectable, @ rare rifle. Just an opinion,although it's one from 30 yrs of Browning collecting.Seriously though, I wish I had your FN1900 at my house!!You are a lucky man.
by Roger
Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:21 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 with detachable mag
Replies: 17
Views: 8495

FN1900 Rifle

Jerry, always great to talk w/ another auto -5 nut.Most of the time I just have to enjoy them alone.I,m new to the computer @ this forum.I'm passionate about my rem. 8's@Auto-5's @I'm glad to have some friends to converse with. Please excuse my poor typing@ lack of computer skills. I make some mista...
by Roger
Fri Mar 30, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Newbie from Calgary Alberta
Replies: 16
Views: 4250

Newbie fromCalgary Alberta

I've loaded @ shot,with my m-8's many different 30rem. Loadings.I shoot 3/4times a month. I've made some interesting observations. Every m-8 seems to have a favorite load or 2. They also seem to like slower burning powders. Here are a few. Loads you might want to try.30.5 grains of 4064 I Mr w/speer...
by Roger
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Model 8 owner
Replies: 9
Views: 3599

new model 8 owner

I also have a 25/35 rem m-8. Mine is in the 17000 serial range. It came from a working ranch in idaho. Your serial number puts yours near the end of that marking I believe. As for reloading old brass,be careful. I reload about 25 calibers total @have loaded some old 25 rem. 30 rem. 35 rem.300 savage...
by Roger
Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 with detachable mag
Replies: 17
Views: 8495

Fn 1900

Cam, I think we do think alike. I greatly appreciate your hard work on this website. John m. Browning was a true. I geniuso@ inspiration for all my collecting over the last 30 yrs. As for the man's question about A-5 special features, I have had many over the yrs. Mostly special stock dimensions,unc...
by Roger
Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:57 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 with detachable mag
Replies: 17
Views: 8495

fnn1900 w/remvable mag

I'm not sure where you re going with the peep site hole. I don't know if his removable magazine is Fn, but i'm sure with the right amount of money they would do whatever you wanted. I have Auto-5 Fn shotguns with unusual features that I guarantee are original Fn. These guns were all made at the same...
by Roger
Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 with detachable mag
Replies: 17
Views: 8495

fn 1900 rifle

I have a model 8 in 35 Cal. With a removable may. Mine may be a kreiger conversion. It is definitely not the same as yours. Mymagazine is numbered to the gun,and was reblued when altered.my best guess is yours may be fn. Who's to say it isn't.I've collected a-5 browning shotguns for thirty yrs. Fn w...
by Roger
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:10 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Want to buy a barrel jacket for Remington Model 8
Replies: 1
Views: 1494

Want to buy a barrel jacket for Remington Model 8

Earliest barrel address. 40 - 80% condition.
Call 515-314-7909 or list response on this forum.
by Roger
Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Spanner wrench
Replies: 4
Views: 3156

Re: Spanner wrench

I too am interested in the Pro Take Down Tool Set and am a new member. I also have contacted CBR at his email address. Any help by anyone would be appreicated. I need the tool set and looking for a lead to purchase one.
by Roger
Thu Jan 19, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Remington Model 8 & 81 Pro Takedown Tool Set!
Replies: 1
Views: 5290

Re: Remington Model 8 & 81 Pro Takedown Tool Set!

I am interested in purchasing the Take Down Tool Set for Model 8 Remington. Please let me knoew the next steps. I am computer stupid and a beautiful and very smart woman is typing this for me. My email address is MisfitToyzBand@yahoo.com or call me at 515-314-79O9.