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by imfuncity
Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Project $100 Remington Model 11-48
Replies: 17
Views: 6506

Re: Project $100 Remington Model 11-48

Ah, this looks like it's gonna be fun to watch. Thxs
by imfuncity
Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Long Recoil Semi Auto Pistol
Replies: 12
Views: 6769

Re: Long Recoil Semi Auto Pistol

And then there was the Auto-Mag - another one I know little about, but I think it was gas-operated. Didn't Dirty Harry use one of those in a later movie of the series? Yes, "Sudden Impact". The story goes that they had two divers in the water when he shot that scene shooting the Auto-Mag on the pie...
by imfuncity
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Other John Browning shotguns - Stevens 520
Replies: 30
Views: 19050

Re: Other John Browning shotguns - Stevens 520

Indeed the metal looks stainless and nice looking wood. Enjoying the pix.
by imfuncity
Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My first.
Replies: 6
Views: 3630

Re: My first.

Indeed looks well used but not abused, like most of mine. I'd get some ammo and shoot it. As to the dings, cracks and dents some like to "fix'em" I simply call them character marks. Specifically, it looks to be like the barrel sleeve/shroud dent is hardly worth messing with. But over the last month-...
by imfuncity
Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: broke firing pin
Replies: 5
Views: 2902

Re: broke firing pin

Foxy is still "going out of business", he missed his calling should have sold furniture. I and others on here have purchased from him, seems most of us were sort of satisfied. My purchase of his "last of the 8/81 parts" was a bit bogus. And, the stuff I received was reasonable close to what he descr...
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Other John Browning shotguns - Stevens 520
Replies: 30
Views: 19050

Re: Other John Browning shotguns - Stevens 520

Good grief! :shock: That's that one of old "beaters" I sent you? 8-) It obviously got a good loving home.

Note: got love the information and help on this forum. +1
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 and Model 520 - partners in many ways
Replies: 2
Views: 2272

Re: Model 8 and Model 520 - partners in many ways

As they say on FB... LIKE. :D
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:21 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: "D" Grade .25 Remington @ Collector's Firearms
Replies: 16
Views: 5595

Re: "D" Grade .25 Remington @ Collector's Firearms

Very cool "one of US" got it. You are not the only one that can hardly wait. Did someone say pictures....P-L-E-A-S-E!!!!!!!!! :lol:

Oh, BTW great score, Joe - enjoy.
by imfuncity
Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: GOT A MINT IN BOX FN TODAY
Replies: 5
Views: 2868

Re: GOT A MINT IN BOX FN TODAY

I'm not waiting 'til Christmas or to Pass Go... just gonna start hating you guys in the free states first thing this morning!! ;) :twisted:
by imfuncity
Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: "D" Grade .25 Remington @ Collector's Firearms
Replies: 16
Views: 5595

Re: "D" Grade .25 Remington @ Collector's Firearms

OK, someone face up... who bought it? It's not there, searched the entire sight three different ways no place! :o Anyone save the pictures, price, and particulars for us late to the party on the left coast. And, Mr. Buyer let's see your pix. 8-)
by imfuncity
Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Other John Browning shotguns - Stevens 520
Replies: 30
Views: 19050

Re: Other John Browning shotguns - Stevens 520

Wow! Your cleaner solution sure makes 'em look good.
by imfuncity
Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Yesterday's Cool 81 Find
Replies: 9
Views: 4747

Re: Yesterday's Cool 81 Find

Wow and a Kreiger tooooooo... how cool is that! :shock: Good job.
by imfuncity
Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Who still hunts with model 141 30 cal.
Replies: 5
Views: 3412

Re: Who still hunts with model 141 30 cal.

And, she sure is dressed pretty... mighty fine.
by imfuncity
Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Magazine parts for 81A
Replies: 7
Views: 2982

Re: Magazine parts for 81A

Welcome to the sickness. Indeed looking for parts is part of the fun... part patience and search, you'll have what you need. :)
by imfuncity
Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: research question: firearms used by state/local LE
Replies: 6
Views: 2918

Re: research question: firearms used by state/local LE

That's when I scheduled my dental appointment to have a gol-darned "wisdom" tooth to be removed. Really not happy about that! Why I only had one removed 30 years ago is beyond me.
Hum... better to have been a half-wit all these years then a no-wit? Just say'n... after all you ask. :roll:
by imfuncity
Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Yours truly with a few (old) shootfest pics
Replies: 6
Views: 2925

Re: Yours truly with a few (old) shootfest pics

Showoff! :roll: I hate you guys in the free-states. :twisted:
by imfuncity
Sat Jun 08, 2013 10:32 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first Model 8
Replies: 30
Views: 11571

As to Dent removal

A few years back, I watched a good friend/home-spun gunsmith (not unlike JMB himself) remove a pretty good size dent in one of my 8/81. Unfortunately, I was so new to guns and especially gun-smithing, that I had no real appreciation for what he was doing or that it was something special. Sadly he is...
by imfuncity
Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:31 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first Model 8
Replies: 30
Views: 11571

Re: My first Model 8

Welcome indeed - cool the guy didn't object to you wearing a mask! You done good.
by imfuncity
Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Remington 51 pistols - topic open to all
Replies: 4
Views: 2159

Re: Remington 51 pistols - topic open to all

Agree. Look forward to your 51 info post.
by imfuncity
Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: FORUM UPDATES
Replies: 6
Views: 8905

Re: FORUM UPDATES

Ah, good points both - even if contradictory. :?
by imfuncity
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:29 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 #7!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 3708

Re: Model 8 #7!!!

Very cool.
by imfuncity
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Remington 10 shotguns, anyone?
Replies: 8
Views: 2913

Re: Remington 10 shotguns, anyone?

Gotta love the knowledge of our members!! Good one, Joe.
by imfuncity
Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Stripper Clip
Replies: 1
Views: 1455

Re: Stripper Clip

Kirk, good to see that you are alive and well.
by imfuncity
Fri May 24, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: FRANK HAMER'S RIFLE - VIDEO
Replies: 8
Views: 4647

Re: FRANK HAMER'S RIFLE - VIDEO

Our website was contacted last month by the armorer for the upcoming series, "Bonnie and Clyde: Dead and Alive".
That had to be fun talking with them and being a little part of it! :D Very cool. I really appreciate their looking into being accurate in the presentation.
by imfuncity
Tue May 21, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Pictures of the FN Manufacturing Plant in 1912
Replies: 6
Views: 4801

Re: Pictures of the FN Manufacturing Plant in 1912

Looking forward to your "vintage" pictures... after your hunt.
by imfuncity
Tue May 21, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Police Rifle on Gunbroker
Replies: 8
Views: 3723

Re: Police Rifle on Gunbroker

Indeed. Gotta love God-incidences. :D My good friend (passed away now) who really got me going on guns did two tours as a helo pilot, was shot down three times... never occurred to me to ask his call sign.
by imfuncity
Tue May 21, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Police Rifle on Gunbroker
Replies: 8
Views: 3723

Re: Police Rifle on Gunbroker

WOW! Shazam Batman, look at that!! (Where's Batman's money when I need it?)
by imfuncity
Tue May 21, 2013 11:47 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Update Mini Range Report Matt`s Grade 4 Mod 8
Replies: 5
Views: 3184

Re: Update Mini Range Report Matt`s Grade 4 Mod 8

:D LIKE!! :D Gotta run to Tea Party Patriots rally against the IRS.
by imfuncity
Mon May 20, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)
Replies: 12
Views: 5305

Re: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)

The single 10 is requiring a bit more attention then the camera - oh shoot! :D

Appreciate the clip tip, I'll do a bit more investigating. (Interestingly, both left doors now have the same problem. :? )
by imfuncity
Sat May 18, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Mini range report Model 8 Grade 4
Replies: 12
Views: 4518

Re: Mini range report Model 8 Grade 4

"...unless someone has more money than brains then I'll be more than happy to pass her off."
Interesting that you posted this just before mentioning Joe was coming for a visit! ;) :lol:

Remember the internet adage, "No pictures, it didn't happen."
by imfuncity
Sat May 18, 2013 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)
Replies: 12
Views: 5305

Re: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)

Actually got a Ruger Single 10 for my birthday. :D But after function test she hid it away until my birthday ( then she forgot about it and where she hid it :roll:) but decided I needed a new camera instead Nikon Coolpix P7000 (off the 24hrCampFire). Couple of my first shots couple days ago, on one ...
by imfuncity
Sat May 18, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Remington 11, Savage 720 barrel only
Replies: 9
Views: 5139

Re: WTB Remington 11, Savage 720 barrel only

Got all three and you are dead on Adam. A5s a breed unto themselves best I can figure.
by imfuncity
Thu May 16, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)
Replies: 12
Views: 5305

Re: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)

Yup, you guys are headed right where I was going... right on up to Katrina and Uniformed thugs in New Orleans.

As to age comment, got enough of those Tuesday - decided I'd go ahead and keep liking the Beatles song even if it was getting a bit tiring. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCss0kZXeyE
by imfuncity
Wed May 15, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)
Replies: 12
Views: 5305

Re: 1900-1930 period police guns (USA)

90% Certified History Nut II, wondering if during that time period, you would classify the US Army/government as criminal or...? BONUS ARMY - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonus_Army "...gathered in Washington, D.C., in the spring and summer of 1932 to demand cash-payment redemption of their service ...
by imfuncity
Wed May 15, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Mini range report Model 8 Grade 4
Replies: 12
Views: 4518

Re: Mini range report Model 8 Grade 4

I second the extra pad, especially from the bench. As a righty shooting left, might I suggest for the sake of your right shoulder you try shooting left? Brass ejects are a bit entertaining at times, other then that being a semi-auto makes it easy. And then, when it really gets to be too much of a pa...
by imfuncity
Wed May 15, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Highly Customized 81-D
Replies: 10
Views: 5758

Re: Highly Customized 81-D

Welcome back Jack. Don't know where you been hiding for a couple of months but you do like to make a grand entrance on your return! :D Can certainly understand styaing with the search to get it. Good job. Think I'll join the drooling club on this one... too! :mrgreen:
by imfuncity
Tue May 07, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5 school days left - not that I'm counting UPDATE
Replies: 16
Views: 5535

Re: 32 school days left - not that I'm counting

Indeed - Adam. Couldn't agree more.
by imfuncity
Tue May 07, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 141 30Rem
Replies: 3
Views: 2167

Re: Rem 141 30Rem

Indeed there is a lot of misinformation resurfacing! There is NO additional charges for the seller/shipper to send a firearm to an FFL in CA - PERIOD. (Unless, they listen to the wrong people and ship from an FFL, then their FFL needs to contact CA-DOJ, get permission, etc.) All we (the buyer in CA)...
by imfuncity
Mon May 06, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: I got her today, my factory engraved model 8!! *pics posted*
Replies: 28
Views: 9237

Re: I got her today, my factory engraved model 8!! *pics pos

Wow. I'd be mucho pleased to get that kind of answer regarding your find... sounds like another "did you wear a mask" grab to me. :D
by imfuncity
Mon May 06, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Shipping is important when buying online
Replies: 7
Views: 4365

Re: Shipping is important when buying online

+1 Sarge. Believe ever break-down gun I've ever ship has indeed been broke-down, try to make everything look bland... like anything but a gun.

Have also been very lucky in what I've received, many times been very inadequately packed - gotta start talking to the shippers about how they pack.
by imfuncity
Mon May 06, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: 5 school days left - not that I'm counting UPDATE
Replies: 16
Views: 5535

Re: 32 school days left - not that I'm counting

I suppose I should be PC and/or ask what you think of all the school testing, etc. but... ain't gonna happen. I also ought to apologize for being a bit (as in way-off) topic but not gonna happen either. :shock: We have two kids that we home schooled from day one 'til college, both graduated from col...
by imfuncity
Sat May 04, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5 school days left - not that I'm counting UPDATE
Replies: 16
Views: 5535

Re: 32 school days left - not that I'm counting

Well Honey, your to-do is still here looking for a box but take heart it will be on it's way soon. :P
by imfuncity
Fri May 03, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Shipping is important when buying online
Replies: 7
Views: 4365

Re: Shipping is important when buying online

Thanks - good to know. (I've had some shipped from all, but never had a claim.)
by imfuncity
Fri May 03, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 141 30Rem
Replies: 3
Views: 2167

Rem 141 30Rem

On the 24hr CampFire: 141 Rem 30Rem http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/topics/7708421#Post7708421 No dog in the hunt, nor do I know the seller - as a matter of fact he is about to be on my ignore list since he can't figure out how to write CA on an address label. (As an aside, f...
by imfuncity
Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: M8 25Rem on GB
Replies: 0
Views: 1489

M8 25Rem on GB

Don't know his reserve and based on his write-up "hedging", I guess it's been refinished - but still mighty nice and it's the elusive 25! http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=339338453 (Legalize: no dog in the hunt and never dealt with the seller. ;) Just passing it along to try and k...
by imfuncity
Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy here...
Replies: 9
Views: 4184

Re: New guy here...

Welcome indeed. And thanks for the back story, always helps. A bunch of us will be impatiently waiting for the pictures fur-sur.

Appreciate the good words about Col. North always great to know the guys is still getting'r done right.
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Newest member of my collection
Replies: 3
Views: 2993

Re: Newest member of my collection

Very nice. Another orphan to a good home. 8-)
by imfuncity
Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Have any of you seen this?
Replies: 2
Views: 1783

Re: Have any of you seen this?

Thanks Rob, it is no longer available. :D
Guess I made him an offer he couldn't refuse.... :o
by imfuncity
Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Interesting GB M8s
Replies: 1
Views: 1508

Interesting GB M8s

A "project" in need of TLC
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =338324902

I'm not seeing his "scope holes", wonder if he means the rear sight holes?

And an M8 35 already D&T with the mounting plate
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =338327532