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by imfuncity
Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Angry as heck, gun shop issues.
Replies: 26
Views: 11243

Re: Angry as heck, gun shop issues.

Ok here we go, Mr Mike's restored beauty, first the beast... then the what-a-gal!
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by imfuncity
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:04 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??
Replies: 3
Views: 3246

Re: Manufacture Date of This Rifle??

Welcome... and bout time she was taken out for some air. ;) If she is a Model 8 (which seems likely from your description... pictures would help significantly) and the serial number is 36063, she is almost 100yrs old... made in 1915. Starting in 1921 (and with all the M81s) Remington stamped letters...
by imfuncity
Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Angry as heck, gun shop issues.
Replies: 26
Views: 11243

Re: Angry as heck, gun shop issues.

I do like a happy ending! :D As you know, no pix no happened... be glad to help out whenever you are ready, PM on the way.
by imfuncity
Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Inherited .35 Model 81 kreiger?
Replies: 7
Views: 4395

Re: Inherited .35 Model 81 kreiger?

Subject: Inherited .35 Model 81 kreiger? I got a question too its getting light rust on it. I guess from the oils in my hands. This is the first gun I've ever owned. What would be the best way to remove the rust and keep it from further rusting without damaging the value? ? Welcome to the madness (...
by imfuncity
Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Range report 32 Rem reloads and my Model 8
Replies: 6
Views: 3573

Re: Range report 32 Rem reloads and my Model 8

AAD (anal-attentive-disorder) pays off. Great job... good shooting.
by imfuncity
Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: Three of a kind
Replies: 3
Views: 1818

Re: Three of a kind

:D Like. Good job.
by imfuncity
Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Too Many Deer in Texas????
Replies: 3
Views: 1997

Re: Too Many Deer in Texas????

:lol:
by imfuncity
Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: One more payment and this is mine!
Replies: 11
Views: 5684

Re: One more payment and this is mine!

Roger's point is a good one about already having an extra hole keeps you from the top dollars but there's something about holes in the side of the receiver that does a lot more damage to value and looks IMHO... but it is yours to do as you see fit. Will send you a PM first of the week as to what I c...
by imfuncity
Wed May 28, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 32 Rem to 32 ACP converter
Replies: 5
Views: 3067

Re: 32 Rem to 32 ACP converter

:lol: Interesting though.
by imfuncity
Wed May 28, 2014 2:43 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1st year production Remington Autoloading Rifle, .35rem
Replies: 4
Views: 2791

Re: 1st year production Remington Autoloading Rifle, .35rem

Don't have one taken apart right now but pretty sure the base of the front sight is secured by rivets... relatively easy fix once the barrel assembly is taken apart. (Unless my memory is gone too and it was soldered.... :? ) Great job on your pictures, very tempting... but kind of favor the bed over...
by imfuncity
Tue May 27, 2014 11:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: One more payment and this is mine!
Replies: 11
Views: 5684

Re: One more payment and this is mine!

Yup it's a SIN!! You want one with a scope holes I got some, most with mounting brackets and several with scopes... wanta trade? Bottom line, finding these rifles with extra holes for scope mounts is easier then finding originals. Plus when you start drilling you are burning dollars, with holes she'...
by imfuncity
Tue May 27, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Nice .25 on GB
Replies: 3
Views: 2239

Re: Nice .25 on GB

Even for a 25Rem that is a bunch... nice battle scars... not seeing any abuse or extra holes - I'd call it original. And, looks like the price of a full collection of Model 8's just got another shot in the arm!
by imfuncity
Tue May 27, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Of Scopes and Hunting Model 81
Replies: 2
Views: 2293

Re: Of Scopes and Hunting Model 81

Looks like a workable solution to me... got a couple like that. Will be great to see your "results" this fall before - he goes to the freezer.
by imfuncity
Tue May 13, 2014 9:53 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member and Model 8 owner!
Replies: 11
Views: 4489

Re: New member and Model 8 owner!

Welcome to the sickness. Very nice "starter 8"... they do have a tendency to sprout offspring.
by imfuncity
Tue May 13, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: My first Custom rifle is done!
Replies: 9
Views: 6633

Re: My first Custom rifle is done!

Outstanding! Again. :D
by imfuncity
Tue May 13, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Email Scam
Replies: 6
Views: 2851

Re: Email Scam

Phyrbird wrote:You wanna get them in REAL trouble :?: :?:

Forward the email to: spam@uce.gov

It's the FTC FEDERAL spam site; talk about a whuppin' :twisted:
And, PLEASE do forward it to them and what action you took... these lowlifes need smacked down hard!!
by imfuncity
Thu May 08, 2014 9:49 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: '63 A5
Replies: 5
Views: 2277

Re: '63 A5

:lol:
by imfuncity
Thu May 08, 2014 8:08 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: '63 A5
Replies: 5
Views: 2277

Re: '63 A5

Guilty as charged!! :P
by imfuncity
Wed May 07, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: '63 A5
Replies: 5
Views: 2277

'63 A5

No dog in the hunt but... think this is a steal, I just don't "need" another one... and need to see it gone so I'm not tempted! :twisted:
http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthread ... ost8842921
by imfuncity
Wed May 07, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: .35 Model 81 questions
Replies: 15
Views: 6993

Re: .35 Model 81 questions

Deleted my own post and pic... decided this was a bit too far out for a vintage firearm forum, plenty of other places to post pics of vehicles. :)
by imfuncity
Tue May 06, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member, New Model 8 Owner
Replies: 4
Views: 2134

Re: New Member, New Model 8 Owner

Welcome... we were all rookies once. Care should be taken regarding the loneliness bug, these critters are herd rifles, another will want to be in your stable soon. ;)

Ammo is an issue but several keep having success at gun shows, what caliber are you looking for?
by imfuncity
Tue May 06, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: .35 Model 81 questions
Replies: 15
Views: 6993

Re: .35 Model 81 questions

"...He liked the looks of the overunder and the new Goat got stacked lights."

Like an 8 or 81 with known history, gotta love the back story!!
by imfuncity
Tue May 06, 2014 1:45 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Nice looking Model 81, 300 Savage on Armslist
Replies: 3
Views: 2182

Re: Nice looking Model 81, 300 Savage on Armslist

Welcome 22short, careful what you think you want and letting your sight wander you just might find one and... it's a "natural known fact" that they are herd animals, 8s and 81s don't like to be alone. :o Not trying to start a price-war, but just one more guys opinion - probably worth what you are pa...
by imfuncity
Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:58 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: How about the Model 11
Replies: 2
Views: 3037

Re: How about the Model 11

Looks like most importantly... a happy camper. :D Great job. Mine looks very much like yours, 'cept I ended up with a Savage barrel and an A5 butt pad - I was surprised at what a sweet shooter it is. Love seeing these old ones fixed up and used.
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Happy Easter Y'all!
Replies: 1
Views: 1417

Re: Happy Easter Y'all!

Like. :D
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Ever dreamed about a Model 81?
Replies: 11
Views: 5776

Re: Ever dreamed about a Model 81?

I'm starting to like this dream thing, good thing the wife works nights... she's come to expect arms conveniently lying about when she returns in the morning. (But, not so sure she'll be going with the cow-dab growth on the counter though?)
by imfuncity
Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:52 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"
Replies: 12
Views: 9585

Re: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"

Finally. :D

" Now can I go back to my AR15?" ...huh? Kids... ya never learn!

PS Love the pictures and the story.
by imfuncity
Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 on its way to me soon
Replies: 9
Views: 7350

Re: Model 10 on its way to me soon

Like the cowboy action thingy. You've done that with those old things...? And they held together?! How cool is that! Gotta see if I've got anything that will play.

Glad they found a good home, you get tired of them don't forget my addy.
by imfuncity
Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:09 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Stevens 520: NOT a Remington...a Browning!
Replies: 8
Views: 4297

Re: Stevens 520: NOT a Remington...a Browning!

Having trouble believing that is the same gun, let alone the very cool stock! Great job.
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: "Jackitis" Strikes AGAIN!
Replies: 7
Views: 3861

Re: "Jackitis" Strikes AGAIN!

Amazing fine... great job. (Glad to see the sickness continues.)
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 35 Rem Stripper Clip Alternative
Replies: 13
Views: 6736

Re: Model 8 35 Rem Stripper Clip Alternative

Very nice "Wildlife Heck Station".... ;) Hope to get mine up and running this year.
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 on its way to me soon
Replies: 9
Views: 7350

Re: Model 10 on its way to me soon

And if Mitch is listening in on this, just to let you know, I have reblued the 520 pump finally and also refinished the stocks completely. That 520 now runs good - love the cowboy action - no trigger disconnect=fun! Not sure it counts without pictures? (Vids?) ;) Hate to act stupid but what is "love...
by imfuncity
Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 9
Views: 4832

Sad news

Jerry d (3x2).jpg I'd rather resurface on the forum with better news but... found out yesterday that our reining octogenarian, "Sighthound", Jerry King, Boise ID, passed away Friday 4.4.14, he was 89. His son-n-law said it was a massive stroke and fortunately he did not linger. I had the privilege ...
by imfuncity
Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1931 Remington Model 8 Peace Officer Equipment Co. POE
Replies: 10
Views: 6428

Re: 1931 Remington Model 8 Peace Officer Equipment Co. POE

Do like a good story that ends well. :D
by imfuncity
Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:14 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 51 #2 on Merz Antiques
Replies: 2
Views: 2274

Re: Model 51 #2 on Merz Antiques

Agree with OVERPRICED... perhaps Rems new R51 will stir some interest. Indeed there was a reason that Rem didn't make many they didn't sell well for whatever reason. (Cost?) I do like mine, feels real good in the hand especially when fired - IMHO better then the 03 Colts - but it sure is a pain to t...
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Project Custom Mannlicher Mauser begins
Replies: 27
Views: 11323

Re: Project Custom Mannlicher Mauser begins

Classy work... Like.
by imfuncity
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Heads up!! Unfired 300Sav on GA
Replies: 5
Views: 2433

Re: Heads up!! Unfired 300Sav on GA

A great head's up post Phyrbird, I had also seen this listing earlier but new nothing about it...

"I am not sure whether to believe it was never fired." - good eyes Adam!!

Thanks Jack for the info and confirmation, indeed it is a small world...!
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Can you identify this Model 8 mount?
Replies: 14
Views: 4330

Re: Can you identify this Model 8 mount?

"1951 Chev 2dr hardtop..." very cool. After 17yrs you MIGHT be getting excited. :lol:

When I met my soon to be wife in '68, she was driving a 1950 2-door Chev. That fall her mother basically gave it away to get her a "good" car to drive to college! :oops:
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: dies arrived!
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: dies arrived!

:D fun times about to happen.
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:50 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Can you identify this Model 8 mount?
Replies: 14
Views: 4330

Re: Can you identify this Model 8 mount?

1965, my first and second car were '57 Pontiac Super Chief, 347 (both ready for "Tri-Power" but they never got it, found a manifold but never $s for the electric fuel pump and carbs). Drove a 65 Lemans once, it was very fast.
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!
Replies: 17
Views: 10355

Re: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!

Just returned from visiting family and friends... was a very different Christmas then the previous 22 from here behind enemy lines and what a great one it was. :D

Always love these "corrected" pictures and appreciate having them all in one place. Great job Cam - on many different levels.
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Jack London 1916
Replies: 3
Views: 3582

Re: Jack London 1916

Very cool indeed. Thanks for posting it.
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Have you tried this?
Replies: 5
Views: 2674

Re: Have you tried this?

I found this thread on RimFireCentral to be interesting: "True scoop on Brake Cleaner cleaning" http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=442034&highlight=carburator+cleaner From another thread on RimFireCentral: "As a heavy truck mechanic I use a lot of brake clean and would never use i...
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: John Henwood's book
Replies: 5
Views: 2845

Re: John Henwood's book

If a 7.62x39 ever happens with our 8/81, I want in.
by imfuncity
Thu Jan 09, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: new range, old guns, and no pics!
Replies: 3
Views: 1784

Re: new range, old guns, and no pics!

"I'll come back to this post later and add some more to it...." As in, no pixs didn't happen!! :P
by imfuncity
Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: without a magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 1864

Re: without a magazine

"hypothetically speaking..." Ouch, not good, not good at all. Don't have a Krieger but that particular scenario always concerned me.
by imfuncity
Wed Jan 08, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: just joined Dec. 15
Replies: 10
Views: 4642

Re: just joined Dec. 15

Love the pictures... ain't no such thing as an ugly 25Rem... some good shoot'n there. Enjoy, welcome aboard.
by imfuncity
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 35 Rem 1927 with Redhead Case for Sale
Replies: 13
Views: 4063

Re: Model 8 35 Rem 1927 with Redhead Case for Sale

Ahhhhh. I sit corrected. Thinking maybe I've now become one of "those guys" just bemoaning and thinking about what the price use to be! :( (Joe - Truth be told, when I read about that case I was surprised you had not jumped in already, which then made me think that maybe I was missing something. :o ...
by imfuncity
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: 6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC, .300AAC - daydreamin'!
Replies: 32
Views: 11395

Re: 6.5 Grendel, 6.8 SPC, .300AAC - daydreamin'!

Do love pipe dreams...

And there is this, for any of that left over Christmas pocket cash: http://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthread ... ost8351485
by imfuncity
Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 35 Rem 1927 with Redhead Case for Sale
Replies: 13
Views: 4063

Re: Model 8 35 Rem 1927 with Redhead Case for Sale

Phy...
Thought 'bout that... but been watching sales (or lack of) way wrong time of the year - I'm thinking he'll have it until after the first then it'll be gone for more then his 700.

(Probably just me being cantankerous but I just have never got the "GB threat" on any of the forums.)