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by uhjohnson
Sun May 22, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Scope mount???
Replies: 1
Views: 2171

Scope mount???

I just won this off of gunrunner and need to know what scope mount was on the receiver

https://www.gunrunnerauctions.com/listi ... 1147558902

Thanks
by uhjohnson
Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Barrel jacket bent
Replies: 3
Views: 2054

Barrel jacket bent

I finely got a barrel assembly with a 1902 patent date (without sights) and when it arrived i noticed a little swell about 10 inches from the mating surface of the jacket head. After mounting to the receiver it appeared to bend downward, i removed it an placed it on a flat surface between the front ...
by uhjohnson
Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Folsom Prison Model 81's
Replies: 2
Views: 4453

Re: Folsom Prison Model 81's

Here is a Winchester 1907 from Folsum
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =546731275
by uhjohnson
Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Number 8
Replies: 4
Views: 2319

Number 8

I'm not as good as some of you guys, this is my eighth spring pole (8/81) and there will be more. I think I paid a fair price and it appears to be unmolested. I see some going for about the same price and more with rubber butts, extra holes, and sanded stocks. Tell me what you think and possibly wha...
by uhjohnson
Tue Mar 22, 2016 1:15 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Forend screw ...........found one.
Replies: 5
Views: 2568

Re: Forend screw

by uhjohnson
Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: A little show and tell...
Replies: 2
Views: 4480

Re: A little show and tell...

One of these days I will get one. Nice. You showed us, now tell us how it shoots. I can see the similarity to the Thompson/Center Contender
by uhjohnson
Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my 1933 35 rem.
Replies: 11
Views: 6052

Re: my 1933 35 rem.

here's my imagination going fully wild, that stunp coming off the tree trunk looks like a head with your hat on it, you can make out the nose and the mouth is yelling: YEAH!!! then it would continue saying, you can lay that JMB model 8 on me anytime, hey wait don't pee on me.
by uhjohnson
Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:34 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???
Replies: 7
Views: 3997

Re: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???

I decided to go back and look at the paper that the parts were wrapped in and found it is oil soaked news paper, not weatherproof paper, I can't make much out but this little piece caught my eye, the lightening holes are also a time capsules. Does anyone have an idea what year in November this was p...
by uhjohnson
Tue Jan 19, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???
Replies: 7
Views: 3997

Re: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???

I started shaking the stock and was hearing a thump in the lightning holes, so I took the butt plate off and wrapped in two pieces of old, fragile weatherproof paper was a mainspring, firing pin and a lyman front sight, yes it is a model 8 round knob butt stock. Now I can subtract the cost of these ...
by uhjohnson
Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 25 Remington from 30-30 Winchester
Replies: 3
Views: 2430

25 Remington from 30-30 Winchester

I just recently purchased 100 cases of 25 Remington converted from 30 30 Winchester through a process of hydroforming. I paid $1 per case, the necks/shoulders were annealed, the rims turn down and a cut put at the base for the ejector, I have placed 5 rounds in my model 8 and each ejected by hand, I...
by uhjohnson
Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???
Replies: 7
Views: 3997

is this a model 8 round knob butt stock???

I bought this unsanded round knob butt stock off of ebay thinking it was a model 8(It is a beauty with cheeks that you can't see in the photos). I have two model 8 receivers and both receivers fit the stock, the trouble is neither trigger guard fits. I have one straight (21,000) trigger guard that d...
by uhjohnson
Sun Jan 17, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: receiver/trigger guard combinations ???
Replies: 0
Views: 1552

receiver/trigger guard combinations ???

How many receiver, trigger guard assemblies were made in the model 8 series that would crossfit one another. I have a 21,000 and 26,000 model 8 receiver and trigger guard assembly. The 21,000 straight trigger guard will fit the 26,000 receiver because it has a double tapped/angled block on the upper...
by uhjohnson
Sun Nov 29, 2015 6:29 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8 barrel jacket FS
Replies: 3
Views: 2107

Re: Model 8 barrel jacket FS

Is this how the notch is supposed to look
by uhjohnson
Wed Nov 25, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8 barrel jacket FS
Replies: 3
Views: 2107

Model 8 barrel jacket FS

The rear sight dovetail doesn't look right, it looks as if it has been lengthened and an original sight will no longer work. What do you think?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/REMINGTON-MODEL ... Sw585WT993
by uhjohnson
Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:13 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Top and bottom butt plate tangs
Replies: 1
Views: 2049

Top and bottom butt plate tangs

I didn't want to post the auction on the site but no matter what I tried to get a screenshot to upload the file was still too big.
Was this butt plate offered by Remington or was it an aftermarket butt plate with the stock modified
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =501954200
by uhjohnson
Sat Aug 15, 2015 12:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: nice model 8 in 35 cal on gun runner.com
Replies: 2
Views: 2454

Re: nice model 8 in 35 cal on gun runner.com

I think it would have looked better in my arms at the range and sleeping in my safe
https://www.gunrunnerauctions.com/listi ... 1123352694
by uhjohnson
Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:57 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Nice 8/81 magazine for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2221

Re: Nice 8/81 magazine for sale

No

I have a Krieger that came with two mags and was thinking about getting the mag on GB and try to extend it with two more regular mags to get high capacity
by uhjohnson
Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: My first custom 81
Replies: 3
Views: 2714

Re: My first custom 81

With a low serial number like this it could be the first custom 81. Anyone out there know of a lower number custom.
by uhjohnson
Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: My first custom 81
Replies: 3
Views: 2714

My first custom 81

and probably a long time before I see another. I may have paid a bit much but it was only on the block for three days and no one else challenged the Initial offering, so it was either too high or the auction was too short. So unless you look at the completed auctions you won't see this one of a kind...
by uhjohnson
Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Krieger magazine - thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 3322

Re: WTB Krieger magazine - thanks!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Remington-Model ... 33a4f7cfcd



He was at 585 4 months ago. You are the second person looking for one at this time
by uhjohnson
Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!
Replies: 13
Views: 7921

Re: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!

Take the full plunge, he was at 585 about 4 months ago
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Remington-Model ... 33a4f7cfcd
by uhjohnson
Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:35 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Police Model on GB
Replies: 1
Views: 2196

Re: Police Model on GB

Has the stock been sanded
by uhjohnson
Sun May 31, 2015 5:47 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 81 butt stock? ??
Replies: 1
Views: 2078

81 butt stock? ??

I bought this thinking it was an 81 butt stock and won't be home for a couple of weeks. After looking at a couple of 81's on GB i see there are two screws in the bottom tang ,my stock only has one hole and the buttplate looks identical to the 81. What do you think
by uhjohnson
Tue Mar 10, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my new 8
Replies: 6
Views: 3772

Re: my new 8

Have the ears been removed or did remington stop putting them on rifles by this year
by uhjohnson
Sun Mar 08, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my new 8
Replies: 6
Views: 3772

my new 8

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =470996193

Did i pay too much and what does anyone see wrong with it other than the split in the forearm



Thanks
by uhjohnson
Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:53 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: hole in receiver
Replies: 2
Views: 2265

hole in receiver

Is this hole here because it was missed during production or did it open up durning a reblue. I seem to recall seeing flush finished circular areas in this area on receivers

Thanks
by uhjohnson
Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: rear sight of parts set
Replies: 1
Views: 1692

rear sight of parts set

Is this a pre dated rear sight or a later undated sight that I got on a 1902 dated barrel jacket from a parts set and the cut receiver is 26,012. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=452319387 IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN THE CUT REVEIVER PM ME WITH AN OFFER . WHOEVER CUT IT THREW A PIE...
by uhjohnson
Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: picked up a parts set
Replies: 5
Views: 2578

Re: picked up a parts set

Does the magazine have to be swapped out
by uhjohnson
Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: picked up a parts set
Replies: 5
Views: 2578

picked up a parts set

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=452319387 just got this .25 set off GB and it is great. the bore is pristine and the barrel jacket/head is solid. the patent lines highest date is 1902 and the sight appears to be original however it does not have the 1902 date like the sight on my...
by uhjohnson
Mon Sep 15, 2014 5:22 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: bolt identification for an 8
Replies: 1
Views: 1471

bolt identification for an 8

I need a 35 cal. bolt and there is a bolt on ebay that the seller thinks is a 30 cal. What can I look for on this bolt to assure it is a 30 cal. bolt and not a 35

Thanks
by uhjohnson
Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Check out the scope on this M8
Replies: 5
Views: 5190

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

is the scope a Winchester A5
by uhjohnson
Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Check out the scope on this M8
Replies: 5
Views: 5190

Check out the scope on this M8

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-REPRO-8 ... 258b5ffacf. this would be a nice picture in the gallery
by uhjohnson
Sat Mar 29, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: on GB-Remington M 8 Verschneider Conversion
Replies: 1
Views: 1630

Re: on GB-Remington M 8 Verschneider Conversion

Looks a little anemic with only 5 shots but still a nice one of a kind

What would it cost to build
by uhjohnson
Mon Mar 24, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Sighthound is off the hook, it is Roger's fault this time.
Replies: 4
Views: 2649

Re: Sighthound is off the hook, it is Roger's fault this tim

I agree the one was never there because there is not enough room. I think it would look like a run on (9,1900). Look at the space of the following two dates, they have more space for the one.
by uhjohnson
Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB barrel jacket head
Replies: 0
Views: 1531

WTB barrel jacket head

I am looking for a barrel jacket head

Thanks
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: jacket head attachment
Replies: 1
Views: 2155

jacket head attachment

Does the barrel jacket/head screw together and pin the same as the 8/81

Thanks
by uhjohnson
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: barrel jacket moves in all directions
Replies: 1
Views: 2080

barrel jacket moves in all directions

I have read the thread loose barrel jacket but my problem goes a step farther. Not only do I have rotational movement, I have longitudinal, lateral and diagonal. this tells me the threads are bad, either the head, jacket or both depending on which is the hardest metal, they are probably the same. I ...
by uhjohnson
Sun Jan 19, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 Grade 6 (F) info please (with pics)
Replies: 8
Views: 4158

Re: Model 8 Grade 6 (F) info please (with pics)

The barrel jacket head in the next to last photo has a diamond stamp. Wasn't this marking used on a few late 8's and all 81's

Thanks
by uhjohnson
Sat Jan 18, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Serial # 59 for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 3706

Re: Serial # 59 for sale

Why isn't the serial number stamped on the jacket head. From what I have read it was general practice to stamp both areas. Is it possible with this early piece, double stamping wasn't procedural or did the heads get stamped when they got sent back to Rem. for a repair
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 buttplate
Replies: 3
Views: 2127

Re: model 8 buttplate

And a few more
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 buttplate
Replies: 3
Views: 2127

Re: model 8 buttplate

And more
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 buttplate
Replies: 3
Views: 2127

Re: model 8 buttplate

Here are more pictures. I don't know why these pictures are coming in upside down. Everything has been done with a cellphone
by uhjohnson
Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 buttplate
Replies: 3
Views: 2127

model 8 buttplate

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=388318658 I have had this M8 for a few years and have been looking for a buttplate ever since. I think i paid a little too much for it and i don't think it's the right style but it is original and I have screws. According to the seller: "The butt p...
by uhjohnson
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:49 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Trigger Plate Screw Lost
Replies: 1
Views: 1404

Re: Trigger Plate Screw Lost

Is this what you are looking for
http://m.ebay.com/itm/161179963968
by uhjohnson
Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:28 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Loose Barrel Jacket Fix
Replies: 12
Views: 6642

Re: Loose Barrel Jacket Fix

I started a thread in October of 2010 [barrel jacket/adapter is loose] and no one really knew how to fix the problem. I had mentioned the 8/81 was a poor design and had given up on them because of the three I bought two had loose heads. Because of this thread I am back and think it should be a stick...
by uhjohnson
Sat Dec 21, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Krieger conversion fourth screw ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1808

Re: Krieger conversion fourth screw ?

the gun you are showing has made it's way to me, so there is no---one other
by uhjohnson
Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:59 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: without a magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

without a magazine

hypothetically speaking, if i went hunting in the mountains and after and hour of walking i noticed my magazine was jettisoned from my Krieger conversion, could it be retrofitted with an original magazine or would i have to find a Krieger mag. if one could be located what price do you think it would...
by uhjohnson
Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Krieger conversion fourth screw ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1808

Krieger conversion fourth screw ?

excuse the photos but the only way i could reduce the file size from my smart phone, was to crop. i just got this 81 and noticed this rounded protuberance on the left side sticking out approx. 3/32 of an inch. according to this forums info a Krieger should always have 4 screws (Fig 4). The head of t...
by uhjohnson
Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Different stock cheeks on my in-the-mail 1906 model 8
Replies: 13
Views: 4294

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

Nice 8, there is a rear sight on eBay minus screws and elevator with a patent date of 1902. This is probably the one you need but someone else with more experience would know better. http://m.ebay.com/itm/400617038116?nav=SEARCH&sbk=1 BTW what is the highest month/year of the patent line on the barr...