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by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 39
Views: 28553

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

We're very happy that you found this great site and that you're willing to share your story and hopefully some pictures of the Layman Model 8C. What a fantastic rifle to own, even more so with the family history. Sounds like you have a very rare & unique Model 8 that is a real keeper. A rifle that ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Aug 18, 2014 8:04 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Old 8/81 hunting photo
Replies: 3
Views: 2478

Re: Old 8/81 hunting photo

Thanks for posting this great photo Dale. It was nice to see that the entire hunting party had great taste in their chose of firearms!
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue May 06, 2014 6:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: New 81..
Replies: 5
Views: 3300

Re: New 81..

Hello Terran1, You have received a very nice model 81. I would hold on to it ... Congratulations! You can purchase the reproduction/new rear tang sight filler screws at the following site and they are very inexpensive. http://www.aperturesnmore.com/ You can get them on ebay as well, for around $9.0...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Need 300 savage bolt assembly
Replies: 3
Views: 2578

Re: Need 300 savage bolt assembly

You're welcome Jim. Just a note, the stock set has been sold. When you return from your detail & you still need a hand, please give us a shout. You have a pleasant holiday as well sir. Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Need 300 savage bolt assembly
Replies: 3
Views: 2578

Re: Need 300 savage bolt assembly

Hello Jim, We listed a .300 Savage "Complete Bolt Assembly" for the Remington Model 81 Woodsmaster on gunbroker.com. Just read your post & this may work for you sir. To view the item, click on the following link below: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=396861637 Please note: If yo...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:37 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Check out the scope on this M8
Replies: 5
Views: 5683

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

uhjohnson, that is a cool looking vintage picture. Just like you quoted sir..."You don't pay too much, you pay too soon". If you take a few moments of your time, you can search the internet and find all kinds of cool/vintage pictures and get them for free!
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"
Replies: 12
Views: 10141

Re: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"

Thanks for sharing the great pictures and the story of your "long over do" hunt with the Model 81 Kreiger Cam. ;) That's a great looking Model 81 & we were very happy to help you with the part to get it "Rigged for Pig" sir. We certainly do appreciate all of the help that you have given us along th...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Hunting Party with a nice buck & a Model 8
Replies: 1
Views: 3419

Vintage Hunting Party with a nice buck & a Model 8

Here's another vintage hunting picture of a group of hunters with a nice buck and gentleman with a Model 8.
Enjoy Life, Bob & Jeff @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 35 Rem Stripper Clip Alternative
Replies: 13
Views: 7252

Re: Model 8 35 Rem Stripper Clip Alternative

Yes sir, The 8mm Mauser clips work perfectly for the 35 Rem. & 300 Savage calibers.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Deer Hunting Picture with two Remington Model 8's
Replies: 5
Views: 5505

Re: Vintage Deer Hunting Picture with two Remington Model 8'

Cam, You have a good eye sir. Those sure do look like loaded charger clips around his waist. I did not notice the loaded stripper clips. I was too busy trying to evaluate the pistol grip Model 8's. It appears to me that the Model 8 on the right is a "round knob" and the one on the left appears to b...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Feb 26, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Deer Hunting Picture with two Remington Model 8's
Replies: 5
Views: 5505

Vintage Deer Hunting Picture with two Remington Model 8's

Here's a vintage "Deer Hunting" picture with four deer hunter's and two Remington Model 8 pistol grip autoloading rifle's. We thought we would share this with everyone here on thegreatmodel8 forum. We have not seen this one for sale anywhere yet, but it probably will be soon. Enjoy Life, Bob & Jeff...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sat Feb 22, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: Great Links
Topic: The Great Model 8 DOWNLOADS
Replies: 3
Views: 8198

Re: The Great Model 8 DOWNLOADS

Very nice addition to the site!
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:06 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Slings for the Remington Model 8's & 81's w/o sling swivels!
Replies: 4
Views: 4030

Re: Slings for the Remington Model 8's & 81's w/o sling swiv

Did anyone purchase one of these slings for their Model 8 or Model 81 yet? Jeff & I use them on our rifles without the sling swivels and they really work well for our needs.
Just curious to hear if anyone else purchased a sling?
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Rare tang sight.
Replies: 10
Views: 6062

Re: Rare tang sight.

And the last picture of Roger's tang sight.
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:28 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Rare tang sight.
Replies: 10
Views: 6062

Re: Rare tang sight.

Here are the pictures of Roger's tang sight.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: My first FN
Replies: 11
Views: 7491

Re: My first FN

Congrats Packmule! That is a fine looking FN. It'll keep you happy for many hunting seasons to come.
Enjoy it sir!
Enjoy Life, Bob & Jeff @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Rare tang sight.
Replies: 10
Views: 6062

Re: Rare tang sight.

Hey Roger, We'll be happy to help you brother. Email the pictures to us and will get them posted as soon as we can!
Enjoy Life, Bob & Jeff @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: NEED rockwell hardness of Model 8 reciever?
Replies: 12
Views: 4654

Re: NEED rockwell hardness of Model 8 reciever?

Hello, We can't speak to the Rockwell hardness of the receivers on the Remington Model 8's... But on the Scoville Scale , the Remington Model 8's and 81's are the "Hottest" Vintage Remington's ever produced! If you're using the Model 8's and 81's to hunt Whitetails, we suggest using the 35 Rem. or ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jan 30, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1931 Remington Model 8 Peace Officer Equipment Co. POE
Replies: 10
Views: 6744

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

Jack, I knew that you wouldn't part with #25 and rightfully so sir. The idea of having two "consecutive numbered" two digit serial number Model 81's does spark my interest though. As you know Jack, I have been known to let em' go in the past. Maybe Cam can find #23 for me??? I am pursuing some othe...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Rare tang sight.
Replies: 10
Views: 6062

Re: Rare tang sight.

Hello Rob, I noticed this tang sight as well. It was the first time that I have ever seen this type of base on a Lyman tang sight myself! The extra screw hole on the tail of the sight base has me baffled.

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:41 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1931 Remington Model 8 Peace Officer Equipment Co. POE
Replies: 10
Views: 6744

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

Thanks again for all the help & I appreciate the kind comments. I also appreciate Jim & Cam adding to the story! Regarding the added bonus that Cam steered me towards, during the quest for the POE magazine... Hey Bob,... I am going to have to have a talk with him about the early model 8 that he ste...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jan 30, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 F 35 Rem. Carol Watson Orange County Auctions "Sold"
Replies: 3
Views: 3253

Re: Model 8 F 35 Rem. Carol Watson Orange County Auctions "S

Good eye Cam! One peculiar thing I noticed about the rifle is that it's serial number puts it mfg in 1908. How many 1908 rifles have you ever seen with bottom tang metal buttplates? I did not pay that much attention to the butt plate when I was originally looking at this auction, but that is peculi...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Jan 26, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 F 35 Rem. Carol Watson Orange County Auctions "Sold"
Replies: 3
Views: 3253

Model 8 F 35 Rem. Carol Watson Orange County Auctions "Sold"

This Remington Model 8 F in 35 Rem. #10994, sold yesterday (1/24/14 - Lot #. 315) at the Carol Watson Orange County Auction for $5,500.00 + $962.50 Buyer's Premium + Taxes, Fees, etc. The on-line auction had limited pictures and the wood appeared to have been sanded/refinished. This was a straight ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: jacket head attachment
Replies: 1
Views: 2342

Re: jacket head attachment

Yes they do sir.
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Full Stock Match Rifle
Replies: 16
Views: 8471

Re: Full Stock Match Rifle

I looked at this post again today and I sure do like the FSMR and the Tommy Gun Carbine as well! Mr. Bob Breuninger sure does some fancy looking wood work for some of us here on the site. I do enjoy all of the post with the pictures and the great stories that go along with the photos. Bob has done ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:56 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1931 Remington Model 8 Peace Officer Equipment Co. POE
Replies: 10
Views: 6744

1931 Remington Model 8 Peace Officer Equipment Co. POE

Hello everyone, I had a tremendous amount of help from some of the great folks here on "thegreatmodel8" site & without their help, this would not have happened for me. Here's the story about how it all came together. I purchased this 1931 Remington Model 8 35 REM. Peace Officer Equipment Co. (POE),...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!
Replies: 17
Views: 10812

Re: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!

Dennis, I'll be the first guy to admit that I made a mistake. It's a damn shame that they're making $9.99 per picture, from photos that were copied from the great model 8 site. I did make a mistake & assume that the some of the pictures were copied from the great model 8 site. I apologize for makin...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!
Replies: 17
Views: 10812

Re: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!

Well folks, I guess it does not take long these days, for somebody to copy and profit from the pictures that we all post here on the great model 8 site for our members enjoyment. I was conducting a search for " Remington Model 8 " accessories & I noticed that a bunch of the vintage pictures that so...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Jan 12, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: So I picked up a Model 8... in .308 winchester.
Replies: 10
Views: 6422

Re: So I picked up a Model 8... in .308 winchester.

Hello, Here's some information taken from the book "The Great Remington 8 and Model 81 Autoloading Rifles", by John Henwood, Page 233, regarding " Rechambered Rifles ". Judging by the location of the bulge in the barrel jacket, from the pictures I viewed from the original auction listing, when the ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Dec 24, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!
Replies: 17
Views: 10812

Re: A Great Model 8 Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to everyone! Enjoy Life, Bob & Jeff @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Dec 23, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Different stock cheeks on my in-the-mail 1906 model 8
Replies: 13
Views: 4863

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

Ian, That is a nice looking Model 8. Nice to hear that you're happy with it & rightfully so... its a beauty. Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 35 Rem 1927 with Redhead Case for Sale
Replies: 13
Views: 4349

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

Congrats on a very fine purchase Joe! When you take a close look at the current market prices, the Model 8 itself is worth the figure you paid and then sum to the right buyer. Add in the Marble's rear flip sight & base, plus the Lyman tang sight and you gained an additional $200.00 in accessories o...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 13937

Re: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread

Looks like another successful season was had by all.
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Dec 11, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Need wood!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1935

Re: Need wood!!!

Hello, Were you able to re-stock your Grandpa's Model 8 and surprise your 86 year old Dad for this deer season? I hope it all came together for you and your Dad. If so, can you please share the rest of the story with everyone? I know I would really like to hear how it all turned out. Please let us ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 13937

Re: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread

Hello again & thanks for the kind comments guys! Joe, In regards to the Dutch Oven... I will certainly take your advise. We used them for many years in Boy Scouts, for many different meals. My favorite was the "Peach Cobbler"! Jim and Cam, You both know the history on the Model 8 POE and how everyt...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:17 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: First year Remington Autoloading Rifle
Replies: 13
Views: 6826

Re: First year Remington Autoloading Rifle

One day the conversions will all be originals. That is the sad truth Jim! Ten to fifteen years down the road someone will be fooled by the copies. It's just the sad truth. It's just part of the game in today's world with the original authentic firearms, demanding such a "High Dollar". It really pay...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 13937

Re: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread

Deer camp 2013 was a success! As it is every year, the food was great, the new Outfitter's tent was really comfortable and the firearms were a blast to shoot too! The weather was pretty bad for deer hunting in northern Michigan. The temps were in the mid 40's to mid 50's during the day, with 45 - 5...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 8710

Re: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8

Hello olskool, That would be great to hear back about whatever you may be able to drum up on these guys. I do not have a color photo, so the black & white is all you have to go by, regarding identifying the gentleman in the picture. Looking forward to hearing what you can find out. Enjoy Life, Bob ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 8710

Re: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8

Post away Cam! It's a very nice vintage hunting picture. Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Nov 29, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 8710

Vintage Hunting Picture with a Model 8

Here's a vintage hunting picture of two Michigan hunters with a whitetail buck and one of the hunters is carrying a Model 8. I had not seen this picture to date here on the site and I thought I'd share it with everyone. It was originally posted in the Detroit News. Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Nov 24, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: A poor bubba'd Browning 1900
Replies: 3
Views: 3335

Re: A poor bubba'd Browning 1900

This is a great piece of FN history! The rifle shows many signs of being enjoyed afield throughout its hunting history. The re-shaping of the wood is unique as well and we like the plain barrel too. Its a great find and we sure hope that you get the chance to enjoy it! Regarding the safety detent b...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Nov 24, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Jack's latest & greatest
Replies: 8
Views: 5093

Re: Jack's latest & greatest

Jack... First off, let me say this is a nice looking rifle, but it is my opinion that this Model 8 has been refinished ... judging by the pictures that you have provided. First off, If you zoom in & look closely at the pictures, you can see the polishing marks going in every direction underneath th...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Front sight
Replies: 3
Views: 2156

Re: Front sight

We're always happy to help if we can. Enjoy Life, Jeff & Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Front sight
Replies: 3
Views: 2156

Re: Front sight

Hello and welcome to the site. We're heading off to our annual deer camp and we shut down out auctions, but if you need the base, we listed this one for a one day auction. Check it out! This may help you out. Click on the link: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=375451589 Enjoy Lif...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Nov 06, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 13937

Re: 2013 Hunting Victories Thread

Cam, You are soooooo lucky my friend! That is the biggest buck that any member has posted on the site, that I can recall. That buck is a BIG BRUTE by anyone's standards. He has great mass and he is wide. The tine length is very impressive as well. The muscles in his neck are swelled and this guy lo...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 81F
Replies: 8
Views: 5711

Re: Model 81F

We're all looking forward to seeing some more pictures of your Model 81 F grade. We can't wait to see them!!!!

Enjoy Life, Bob & Jeff @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Nov 01, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Model 8 Operating Handle Wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 2301

Re: Model 8 Operating Handle Wanted

Happy to hear you found one! Enjoy Life, S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 81F
Replies: 8
Views: 5711

Re: Model 81F

Hello & welcome to the site! You are one of the very few, that are lucky enough to be a proud owner of such a fine Model 81. I know my brother Jeff & I would certainly be proud to have the honor of hunting with such a nice piece of Remington history. If for some reason you ever decide to sell this ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Quite Rusty Woodmaster Model 81 Rem 7976: need help
Replies: 26
Views: 13008

Re: Quite Rusty Woodmaster Model 81 Rem 7976: need help

Hello Stu, In the bigger picture with the two gentleman standing is the snow with their rifles, your grandfather is holding the barrel on a vintage "straight grip" Model 8. The autoloader you received from your Dad's side of the family is indeed a Remington Model 81, with the standard pistol grip b...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Quite Rusty Woodmaster Model 81 Rem 7976: need help
Replies: 26
Views: 13008

Re: Quite Rusty Woodmaster Model 81 Rem 7976: need help

Hello Stu, Thanks for sharing the great hunting pictures of your family. Wow, what a blessing to have those photos to look back on my friend. It appears by the bigger picture, that your great grandfather had a straight grip Model 8 and the other gentleman, had a pistol grip Model 8 (Or vise versa)....