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by uhjohnson
Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Butt plate early 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1862

Butt plate early 8

i have an early 1909, model 8 ( i don"t have the serial at this time) and i need to know what the butt plate should look like. the butt stock is just a regular flat/curved shape (if this is how it is described). Did remington have the UMC on the model 8 butts


thanks
by uhjohnson
Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FBI 81 on GB
Replies: 7
Views: 2803

FBI 81 on GB

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =307138605. i have never seen one of these on the block but have seen POE's go for 6,000+ dollars, so i think this will hit at least 5,000. what do you think.
by uhjohnson
Tue Oct 02, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Another honest one on GB
Replies: 3
Views: 1708

Re: Another honest one on GB

isn't the shroud a little young for a 23,988 serial number
by uhjohnson
Wed Jan 19, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: is the model 8/81 a poor design
Replies: 5
Views: 2265

Re: is the model 8/81 a poor design

i am not trying to beat a dead horse with my starting a new thread about barrel jacket/head looseness but i had to because i ran into another gun with play, every gun show i go to, i will be twisting. the last thread i started no one mentioned the barrel jacket being threaded, just pinned, thanks fo...
by uhjohnson
Sun Jan 16, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: is the model 8/81 a poor design
Replies: 5
Views: 2265

is the model 8/81 a poor design

i just looked at a 300 savage and noticed the barrel jacket was slightly moving in the head. is this a commom occurance with the design of the barrel jacket only being held in place with one pin. last year i bought a model 8 (1907) and the barrel jacket would rotate and pitch up and down. now i run ...
by uhjohnson
Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable floor plate
Replies: 9
Views: 2600

Re: detachable floor plate

it looks all original with no extra holes and at 610.00 i think the person did well
by uhjohnson
Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket bushing
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

barrel jacket bushing

just picked up an 81 today and the barrel jacket bushing does not have the squared off cuts for removal, instead it has flat spots at each side. is this an after market bushing or did remington make this modification. serial number 29497

thanks
by uhjohnson
Sat Jan 15, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable floor plate
Replies: 9
Views: 2600

Re: detachable floor plate

well i hope whoever got the nice 81 will post pictures
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 14, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable floor plate
Replies: 9
Views: 2600

Re: detachable floor plate

do you think this feature woulld add or take away from the value, like drilling the receiver ar adding swivels
by uhjohnson
Tue Jan 11, 2011 6:05 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable floor plate
Replies: 9
Views: 2600

detachable floor plate

is there any known 8/81's to have a detachable floorplate installed to remove loaded catridges from the magazine without having to cycle the bolt and if so who did the work and was it professionally done

thanks
by uhjohnson
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: where is the Krieger family
Replies: 3
Views: 1569

Re: where is the Krieger family

i have been surfing, even looked at the street view address on google that is on the Krieger ad but it is a residential neighborhood. is the family now producing Krieger barrels
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Krieger conversion?
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

Re: Krieger conversion?

is it possible that this 81 is a pre-4 screw Krieger; one of the first convertions

thanks
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 07, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: where is the Krieger family
Replies: 3
Views: 1569

where is the Krieger family

has anyone tried to contact the Krieger family and inquire if records still exist on the number of 8/81's that were converted

thanks
by uhjohnson
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: loading a Krieger conversion
Replies: 1
Views: 1294

loading a Krieger conversion

when inserting a full magazine into a Krieger convertion, does the bolt have to be pulled back or does it matter what position it is in

thanks
by uhjohnson
Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Krieger conversion?
Replies: 4
Views: 1693

Krieger conversion?

saw this on gunbroker and it looks like a Krieger, if so why isn't there 4 scrwes and since the conversion is not a factory option why are they more expensive. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =208309668

thanks
by uhjohnson
Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:27 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable magazine
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

detachable magazine

is there anyone out there modifying the 81 for a detachable magazine and if so, who and how much
by uhjohnson
Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

David R Chicoine of oldwestgunsmith.com seems to think he can fix the barrel jacket to head problem, but he has to see the
gun
by uhjohnson
Tue Nov 16, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: will an 81 barrel jacket work on an 8
Replies: 1
Views: 1414

will an 81 barrel jacket work on an 8

i think i have seen the answer on this site before but i can not find it. i seem to remember the 81 jacket will fit the receiver but the forearm swivel screw will not fit. is this the case

thanks
by uhjohnson
Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:25 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: bullet torque?
Replies: 2
Views: 1621

bullet torque?

when a model 8/81 is fired what gun part absorbs most of the energy from the bullet torque
by uhjohnson
Mon Nov 15, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Caution
Replies: 3
Views: 2345

Re: Caution

my way is, always hold the bolt by hand, then depress the bolt release lever and let the bolt come in about 1/8-1/4 of an inch, then depress the trigger and alow the bolt (by hand) to close about 1/2 way, release the trigger and you will hear a click then pull the trigger again, you will hear anothe...
by uhjohnson
Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:53 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

my barrel jacket wobbles slightly in the adapter. is it wore out or is the barrel jacket bushing not tight enough thanks my model 8 is a .30 cal made in 1907. will this solve my problem, whats up with the forearm nut and do you see any other problems http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?I...
by uhjohnson
Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

found a field manual http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=132492, fifth page down remington says if the barrel jacket comes loose from the head, return to factory for new barrel jacket. JB (John Browning) WELD is starting to look good, it probably would work as well as brazing and loo...
by uhjohnson
Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:21 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: factory checkered???
Replies: 3
Views: 1639

factory checkered???

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =196685091 i ask the seller if this gun is factory checkered and he he replied "I just spoke to a historian at Remington and the checkering on the rifle is factory". is he telling the truth

thanks
by uhjohnson
Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

thanks for showing the pin in the head. if someone didn't know it was there, it would almost be imposible to find. my pin is ground flush and with the bluing it is very hard to see. i have looked all around the head to see if there was possibly two or three pins but only see one. this pin doesn't ap...
by uhjohnson
Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:25 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

i am going to make the barrel jacket bushing removal tool like you did imfuncity and get some pictures on board. one thing different i will try is to cut a patch from a heavy duty plastic trash bag and slide the socket over it and place a piece of shrink tubing over the drill bit to cut down on any...
by uhjohnson
Sat Oct 16, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

i am going to make the barrel jacket bushing removal tool like you did imfuncity and get some pictures on board. one thing different i will try is to cut a patch from a heavy duty plastic trash bag and slide the socket over it and place a piece of shrink tubing over the drill bit to cut down on any ...
by uhjohnson
Thu Oct 14, 2010 5:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

i am going to take my model 8 to my local gunsmith and see if he can fix the loose barrel jacket/head without using silver solder or brazing unless Pete Verschneider will surface or any other ideas out there. secondly, why isn't the pin shown in the exploded view on this web sight in "everything els...
by uhjohnson
Thu Oct 14, 2010 4:35 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

Re: barrel jacket/adapter is loose

are all barrel jackets and heads cross caliber interchangeble

thanks
by uhjohnson
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Alternate Clips for Mod 81 .35 Rem
Replies: 8
Views: 2537

Re: Alternate Clips for Mod 81 .35 Rem

if you click on his large photo at the bottom of his auction it will take you to photobucket and you can see how they fit the 81 receiver, his last three auctions went for 34.00, 12.00 and 8.00
by uhjohnson
Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: need some help identifying a few 1907 model 8 parts
Replies: 9
Views: 3280

Re: need some help identifying a few 1907 model 8 parts

So far so good with everything matching. Sometimes (but not always) the serial numbers are stamped on the furniture under the metal, but in removing them to look, there is a risk of breaking particularly the butt stock. Do you have a reason to be suspicious or something you are looking for in parti...
by uhjohnson
Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: need some help identifying a few 1907 model 8 parts
Replies: 9
Views: 3280

Re: need some help identifying a few 1907 model 8 parts

81police wrote:Not sure what all you're asking exactly. I can tell you that the "XA3" indicates a factory repair performed in December 1932.
i guess what i am asking is, if all the pieces belong to a 1907 model 8
by uhjohnson
Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: need some help identifying a few 1907 model 8 parts
Replies: 9
Views: 3280

need some help identifying a few 1907 model 8 parts

the model 8 in question is a 1907 serial number 4187 1) barrel jacket head has "XA3" stamp on the side and 4187 on the bottom 2)barrel jacket address is two even lines on top that starts about 1 1/2 inches in front of the forearm and runs back to just in front of the rear sight. the Remington addres...
by uhjohnson
Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB peep sight plug screw
Replies: 1
Views: 1041

WTB peep sight plug screw

i need a peep sight plug screw

thanks
by uhjohnson
Thu Oct 07, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: barrel jacket/adapter is loose
Replies: 25
Views: 7872

barrel jacket/adapter is loose

my barrel jacket wobbles slightly in the adapter. is it wore out or is the barrel jacket bushing not tight enough

thanks
by uhjohnson
Sat Sep 25, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: just missed a nice one
Replies: 1
Views: 1307

just missed a nice one

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=192427505 i said that i will not buy another without getting Henwood's book but as i was scanning GB i saw this great looking 8 and put up 500.00, then 5 minutes later i was going to snatch it up and before i could confirm the bid, the rug was pull...
by uhjohnson
Sat Sep 25, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: bought another
Replies: 2
Views: 1504

bought another

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=191081472 i hope i am not buying what others don't want. i don't think this will look as bad once i get some oil on it. I HAVE TO GET JOHN HENWOODS BOOK! i know the butt plate is wrong. 1) is the barrel jacket correct/original--the bluing doesn't m...
by uhjohnson
Fri Sep 24, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB early 8 butt plate
Replies: 1
Views: 1174

WTB early 8 butt plate

i need an early 1907 original curved(?) butt plate w/screws.

thanks
by uhjohnson
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: where were you between 7:09 and 7:23 on 9/21
Replies: 1
Views: 1056

where were you between 7:09 and 7:23 on 9/21

14 minutes!!! sometimes it luck. i notice it doesn't have a detachable magazine and i now know what the factory installed eylets look like. nice 81 Police Gun http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =191960118
by uhjohnson
Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:45 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 81 with tang peep sight, and marbles rear and front
Replies: 5
Views: 1870

81 with tang peep sight, and marbles rear and front

i am looking to buy an 81 with an R-6 peep and a marbles front and rear sight. would marbles be sights that came from the factory

thanks
by uhjohnson
Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:41 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 on GB??
Replies: 3
Views: 1358

Re: model 8 on GB??

is there suppose to be another serial number just in front of the receive on the barrel collar and at the distance the photo was taken, it appears the forearm tip has been worked on
by uhjohnson
Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 on GB??
Replies: 3
Views: 1358

model 8 on GB??

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=190923603. i have only been into the 8/81's for three weeks now. i got my first 81 on auction arms and paid a little too much for it, granted it is nice, now i want an 8 and see this one now, it looks good for 102 years old, judging from the poor p...
by uhjohnson
Tue Sep 14, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: cast handloads for an 81
Replies: 1
Views: 998

cast handloads for an 81

i have 100 rounds of cast bullets .35 (brinell 15) in both 194 and 213 grains and have 10 pounds of IMR 4895 not H 4895 . i found this load in a handloaders magazine for a 200 grain round nose (i suspect this is for a jacketed bullet). they only show MAX 36.5gr. @2050. can i use 10 percent less safe...
by uhjohnson
Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:22 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: BLUING
Replies: 5
Views: 2265

Re: BLUING

thanks
joe
by uhjohnson
Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: BLUING
Replies: 5
Views: 2265

Re: BLUING

how can someone tell the difference

thanks
joe
by uhjohnson
Sat Sep 04, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: what to check before i shoot my newused 81
Replies: 0
Views: 835

what to check before i shoot my newused 81

i will check the all screws, feed/ejection and recoil buffer if there is one. anything else
by uhjohnson
Fri Sep 03, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: are these screws correct
Replies: 1
Views: 988

are these screws correct

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=184997340 i have three questions. the seventh photo of this auction shows the three screws on the side of the receiver, the two screws towards the front do not look right because the area around the outside looks darker than the rest of the receive...