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by olskool
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Newest lady in the stable
Replies: 5
Views: 2930

Re: Newest lady in the stable

very nice!
by olskool
Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: bullet profile HELP!
Replies: 5
Views: 2419

Re: bullet profile HELP!

update, problem solved. i went to my loading room and trimmed the brass a little mare and that did the trick. i can still see where the lead engages into the lands but not enough to cause any resistance when the bolt is pulled back to extract the round. it shoots perfectly to. thanks for the help.
by olskool
Sat Jan 10, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: bullet profile HELP!
Replies: 5
Views: 2419

Re: bullet profile HELP!

thanks norm, you can see the rifling marks on the cast and jackets. the problem is the bullet profile. that is a thought on reducing the size of front of the driving band of the cast bullet. i use a star lube sizer that pushes the bullet through from the rear, i don't know how to reduce just the fro...
by olskool
Sat Jan 10, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: bullet profile HELP!
Replies: 5
Views: 2419

Re: bullet profile HELP!

rodger i tried that it didn't help.
by olskool
Sat Jan 10, 2015 2:22 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: bullet profile HELP!
Replies: 5
Views: 2419

bullet profile HELP!

i have been fighting bullet profile in my 35 mod. 8 for a wile. i like cast so i got a rcbs 180gr. flat nose for a 35 lever gun. the bullet profile is shaped so that the the bullet engages into the rifling and you cant pull the bolt open. so i got another mold, a lyman 208gr round nose. it dose the ...
by olskool
Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: What is it like to be afield with a Model 8?
Replies: 4
Views: 2364

Re: What is it like to be afield with a Model 8?

http://i1220.photobucket.com/albums/dd445/olskool1/DSCF1136.jpg it's a lot of fun! i posted this photo before. i killed this deer chasing a doe. it is a 32 rem. made in 27 i bought it from a woman in cal. that said iy was here daddys gun, they called him bobo and he hunted with it in napa vally, a ...
by olskool
Sat Apr 26, 2014 6:46 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"
Replies: 12
Views: 8582

Re: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"

don't go back, stay where the fun is!
by olskool
Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:25 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Shot my Model 8 today-shot heard across the US
Replies: 4
Views: 2829

Re: Shot my Model 8 today-shot heard across the US

that's great, i hope yall keep up the fight. remember you have not lost until you stop fighting.
by olskool
Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 35 Rem Stripper Clip Alternative
Replies: 13
Views: 6098

Re: Model 8 35 Rem Stripper Clip Alternative

ImageImage i get all mine right here :D
by olskool
Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:23 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 7672

Re: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8

what would be cool is to see it in color. i think i know who this man was, if it is who i am thinking of. i saw a story on the net told from his grandson. the man with the guns name was martin. he was born in another country, if it is the same man. his model 8 was a 25 cal. if i can find the story i...
by olskool
Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:09 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: rare barrel jacket marking-rem. m-8
Replies: 14
Views: 5343

Re: rare barrel jacket marking-rem. m-8

i think i have one marked like this also, i will look at it this evening when i get home. it is marked with the 25-36 cal.
by olskool
Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first Model 8
Replies: 30
Views: 10084

Re: My first Model 8

you are correct sir it is your gun and your bussiness, if you want to throw it in the river that's fine, this is america and i support your right to do so. but people have the right to there opinion on an open forum, so don't get upset when you post photos of a stock that has been ruined at least on...
by olskool
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:50 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first Model 8
Replies: 30
Views: 10084

Re: My first Model 8

live and learn, 30 years ago i would have probably done the same thing. if you don't know, you don't know.
by olskool
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Different stock cheeks on my in-the-mail 1906 model 8
Replies: 13
Views: 4291

Re: Different stock cheeks on my in-the-mail 1906 model 8

Image here is my 1908 25-36 it has the standard cheeks.
by olskool
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Different stock cheeks on my in-the-mail 1906 model 8
Replies: 13
Views: 4291

Re: Different stock cheeks on my in-the-mail 1906 model 8

i have never saw cheeks like those. i don't think the king sight hurts, if anything it helps, they are correct for the time period of the gun and you can always find a standard model 8 sight. that looks like a nice first year gun.
by olskool
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 11864

Re: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread

cam i would have ran over that deer with my truck if i had to! :D that's a nice buck.
by olskool
Fri Oct 25, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first Model 8
Replies: 30
Views: 10084

Re: My first Model 8

to get oil out of wood i strip the old varnish with wood stripper, then i get a wash tub and use hot water, real hot but be able to put my hand in it but not able to leave it in it. then i use oxy-clean and scrub the wood in the hot water. all the oil will come out.
by olskool
Fri Jul 19, 2013 3:47 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my new one
Replies: 3
Views: 1806

my new one

this is one i just picked up. it is a 35 model 8 made in 1933 it has a redfield flip up rear sight and a lyman tang with dual apeture, i added both sights. i set it up this way so it will be easy to hunt with. i zeroed it in with the rear sight at 50 yards and next i zero it in at 100 yards with the...
by olskool
Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:34 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: broke firing pin
Replies: 5
Views: 2556

Re: broke firing pin

thank you for the info Joe, i will call them monday.

Mike
by olskool
Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: redfield sight screws
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

redfield sight screws

i posted this under the wrong place the first time, under trade, sorry for that. i need screws for this redfield sight, they have smaller heads than regular sight screws. anyone have any for sale or know where i can get them? Image
by olskool
Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: broke firing pin
Replies: 5
Views: 2556

broke firing pin

i just got my model 8 in 35 i took it over to my range and Click, the firing pin is broke. i dissambled the bolt. midway has a pin but i do not know if it is the correct one. it is made by glend gun parts, and the have no info on the midway site and the pin looks different than mine. mu gun was made...
by olskool
Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: redfield sight screws
Replies: 1
Views: 1215

redfield sight screws

Image i need the screws for this little redfield sight, anyone have some to sell or know where i could get them?
by olskool
Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Who still hunts with model 141 30 cal.
Replies: 5
Views: 3013

Re: Who still hunts with model 141 30 cal.

Image there are a few of us left, this is my 1912 model 14 carbine in 30 remington. i shoot mostly cast lead, and she does shoot well.
by olskool
Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Butt plate early 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1955

Re: Butt plate early 8

my 1908 25cal. has a hard plastic semi curved butt plate, it has in a circle in the middle of the plate, remington arms co. it does have checkering.
by olskool
Thu Jun 27, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Bubbas FN Part 2
Replies: 4
Views: 4528

Re: Bubbas FN Part 2

very nice, who recut it?
by olskool
Wed Jun 26, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: My Restored Model 11 Remington
Replies: 7
Views: 3525

Re: My Restored Model 11 Remington

very nice!
by olskool
Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Barrel nut tool the easy way
Replies: 3
Views: 2728

Re: Barrel nut tool the easy way

there is another use for a socket, my 25 cal. 8 had a couple of heavy dents in the jacket. i stripped the jacket down and used a 16mm 3/8 drive snap-on impact socket on a long socket extension, and slid it down the barrel. i had to evenly and very lightly grind with a wizz wheel the black off of the...
by olskool
Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Collectable?? Ammo
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

Re: Collectable?? Ammo

it sure is collectable, any obsolete ammo is. i have a 32 model 8 that i load for but when i find factory ammo i hold on to it. i have one box of factory remington.
by olskool
Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:16 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: .32 Remington cast bullet, Ideal #321317
Replies: 5
Views: 3217

Re: .32 Remington cast bullet, Ideal #321317

i have killed two deer with that bullet in my model 8 and a couple with my 32 hps marlin 336 it shoots great and kills dead with imr 4895
by olskool
Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:10 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: reloading 25 remington
Replies: 7
Views: 2987

Re: reloading 25 remington

late posting this but i use 30 gr. 3031 with a 85 gr nosler BT it is a real shooter.
by olskool
Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: redfield 102N sight for sale or trade
Replies: 1
Views: 1376

redfield 102N sight for sale or trade

here is another photo of the sight.Image
by olskool
Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:25 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: redfield 102N sight for sale or trade
Replies: 0
Views: 1328

redfield 102N sight for sale or trade

Imagethis is a redfield 102N sight for sale or trade, it is in great condition with screws, i will take 125.00 or will trade for a semi buck horn model 8 sight.
by olskool
Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: tang sight trade for semi buck horn
Replies: 5
Views: 2193

Re: tang sight trade for semi buck horn

Image sorry for the giant previous photo, here is the sight i want to trade.
by olskool
Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: tang sight trade for semi buck horn
Replies: 5
Views: 2193

tang sight trade for semi buck horn

i have a model 8/81 lyman tang sight in great condition with screw i would trade for a semi buckhorn sight in same condition. if there is any interest please let me know and i will send a photo.
by olskool
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:43 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Will the sickeness end?........... ugh
Replies: 12
Views: 4642

Re: Will the sickeness end?........... ugh

very nice packmule, but i know you don't have time to shoot all those spring poles, so send some to me here in sc and i will put them to good use on hogs, and deer and such. :D
by olskool
Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: my latest project
Replies: 12
Views: 4279

Re: my latest project

yep i also use 30-30 dies in 30 rem. i like the look of the real tung oil with a little tru-oil. i sand very little if any. that is the reason i use a semi-matte blue so it won't like a perfectly new finish.
by olskool
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: my latest project
Replies: 12
Views: 4279

Re: my latest project

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by olskool
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:33 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: my latest project
Replies: 12
Views: 4279

Re: my latest project

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by olskool
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: my latest project
Replies: 12
Views: 4279

Re: my latest project

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by olskool
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:10 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: my latest project
Replies: 12
Views: 4279

my latest project

http://i1220.photobucket.com/albums/dd445/olskool1/IMG_3524_zps78fb3a9d.jpg here is my latest project, i savad this one out of a gunshop. i got it cheap, they really had no idea what it was. it is a 25-35 it had no blueing left on the jacket a little on the reciever. the wood had some varnish goop ...
by olskool
Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Coyote Moldel 8
Replies: 6
Views: 8506

Re: Coyote Moldel 8

very cool, o still hunt with mine also. i have a model 14r in 30 rem. i have two model 8s one in 32 and i just got one in 25 rem. and a model 81 in 35 what was the load your drand dad used? in my 14r i use blc2 powder with a 150gr. sierra fp. i killed two bucks in 2012 season with the 32 model 8.
by olskool
Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:12 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Just bought a Model14
Replies: 12
Views: 5964

Re: Just bought a Model14

i load for the 32 rem. i have one in a model 8 i use 33.5 gr. of imr4895 with a speer 170gr. and i also use 170gr. rcbs cast . i use 32 win. special dies, they work good. i use 30 rem. brass, just run them through your die to neck up.
by olskool
Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many reloaders do we have?
Replies: 41
Views: 14789

Re: How many reloaders do we have?

i do miss some meals......
by olskool
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many reloaders do we have?
Replies: 41
Views: 14789

Re: How many reloaders do we have?

Image and then some.........
by olskool
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: How many reloaders do we have?
Replies: 41
Views: 14789

Re: How many reloaders do we have?

Image45 years of it
by olskool
Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:12 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Rem Model 8 Slam fires
Replies: 20
Views: 8438

Re: Rem Model 8 Slam fires

nice doe dooley, i love hunting with my 8. it is a 32rem. and very accurate, i have killed two spikes with mine so far this year. i want a 35 next.
by olskool
Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: First Hunt with my Model 8
Replies: 6
Views: 5423

Re: First Hunt with my Model 8

very nice! i killed one doe last year with my model 8 1927 in 32 rem. and this year i have kill 2 spike bucks and plan to kill more. i have a 30 in a model 14R what load do you shoot?
by olskool
Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Model 8 takes yet another Whitetail!
Replies: 5
Views: 5607

Re: Model 8 takes yet another Whitetail!

what caliber is the great 8?
by olskool
Wed Nov 14, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: bad men and law men
Replies: 2
Views: 1632

Re: bad men and law men

very cool story, thanks for the reply.