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by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: How does one find Jim Greene?
Replies: 4
Views: 4132

Re: How does one find Jim Green

I was told that Jim Green's Down East Gun Works was out of business completely now. If your looking for a good gun smith that is familiar with the Remington Model 8's & 81's, you can contact Mike Ryan at his email address: mikeryangunsmithing@yahoo.com or visit his website: http://www.mikeryangunsm...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Bluing
Replies: 7
Views: 4065

Re: Bluing

Hello, I talked to a collector on the west coast yesterday, who had these folks restore a Remodel 8 and he said he was very pleased with the outcome. You can click on the link to their website below. Turnbull Restoration & Manufacturing Co. 6680 State Route 5 & 20 Bloomfield, NY 14469 Ph#. (585) 41...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: An Elusive Remington Model 81-E "Expert Grade" For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 4344

An Elusive Remington Model 81-E "Expert Grade" For Sale

Here's a link to the Elusive Remington Model 81-E "Expert Grade" that is coming up for auction. There isn't any pictures of a Remington Model 81-E in "The Grades of the Model 8 & 81" link here on the site, so check out the link below for the upcoming auction & take a peek . Click on the link: http:...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Jul 31, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: recent 81 purchase - MAGAZINE IDENTIFICATION?
Replies: 18
Views: 10124

Re: recent 81 purchase - MAGAZINE IDENTIFICATION?

Hello, When we first read this post from back in 2011, we mentioned to 81police that we had a 1950 Remington Model 81 Woodsmaster in the 35 Remington caliber, with this extremely rare "Six Round Magazine Conversion" as well. We are just now getting around to posting a few pictures of the rifle and ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A mess of POE rifles
Replies: 7
Views: 5410

Re: A mess of POE rifles

Thanks for the response Cam. It is a very nice looking collection of Police Autoloaders. They are all in very fine shape. One of the best collections that we have seen here on the great 8 site. It's a beautiful group!
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A mess of POE rifles
Replies: 7
Views: 5410

Re: A mess of POE rifles

Hey Cam,
#4.) Are they all for sale? and if so...
#5) Can you email me the seller's contact information to me?

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Jun 24, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Model 8 owner needs forum assistance
Replies: 5
Views: 4985

Re: Model 8 owner needs forum assistance

Thanks for the heads up Liberty. Maybe Cam can relay the message, if he is in contact with the gentleman. Thanks again.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Model 8 owner needs forum assistance
Replies: 5
Views: 4985

Re: Model 8 owner needs forum assistance

Hey Liberty, Welcome to the forum! Everyone here is very helpful when they can be. I read your thread on the other forum. Sounds like your gunsmith should be able to remove the action spring tube from your receivers top tang. The threads are fine, but if he can get a hold of the action tube, he sho...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: serial number studies, anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 4010

Re: serial number studies, anyone?

You're welcome sir. Best regards, Bob
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: serial number studies, anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 4010

Re: serial number studies, anyone?

Hey Cam, Do have this new in the box Remington Model 81 300 Savage on your list? I thought this one was a very nice buy. Wish I would have seen the auction before Ladue.

http://www.gunauction.com/buy/12823505

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Apr 19, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: .25 Remington Model 8
Replies: 12
Views: 6308

Re: .25 Remington Model 8

Hey olskool, Now that's a nice looking Model 8 25-35 REM. & well worth the investment. Congratulations on a great find!
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Apr 10, 2015 5:45 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Double-check my Model 81 date code, help?
Replies: 2
Views: 2777

Re: Double-check my Model 81 date code, help?

You're correct Adam. I have a two sided desk reference that I refer to and I also have the same copy that I keep in my wallet for a quick reference, regarding the barrel codes, manufacture dates and the serial number range per year for the manufacture of the Remington Model 8's & 81's. (pictures at...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Apr 08, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Barrel Not Returning To Battery
Replies: 6
Views: 3701

Re: Barrel Not Returning To Battery

We purchased a Model 8 many moons ago and made the mistake of firing it, without disassembling the rifle and verifying that all the barrel components were present & installed properly. The end result was exactly what you are experiencing. Another reason for this happening could be that you have a l...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:33 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Remington Model 8 for sale. ( 8A Deluxe per seller's title.)
Replies: 0
Views: 2315

Remington Model 8 for sale. ( 8A Deluxe per seller's title.)

I do not know this seller, but ran across this Model 8 on GunBroker.com. It does not show up while searching for the Remington Model 8, because he has it listed as a Model 8A DELUXE and Gunbroker's search engine does not separate the number 8 and the letter A. It may be worth a look for some of the...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: howdy from central texas
Replies: 15
Views: 6268

Re: howdy from central texas

Got to love the internet my friend! :)
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: howdy from central texas
Replies: 15
Views: 6268

Re: howdy from central texas

I bought some of those cell phone antenna's too. ;) Jim, 1.) Did you hear about the Cessna Airplane that crashed in a cemetery in College Station? Aggie search and rescue workers have recovered 300 bodies so far and they are still digging! 2.) Did you hear about the skeleton they found in a closet ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:30 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: howdy from central texas
Replies: 15
Views: 6268

Re: howdy from central texas

I have a question. If little Jimmy left his home in Iola with $400.00 cash, a sandwich & two apple's. Then, he traveled the 25 miles to the College Station area. During his trip, little Jimmy ate his sandwich & one of the apple's. On the trip back home, little Jimmy came a upon a gun shop that had ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: PARTS
Replies: 1
Views: 2046

Re: PARTS

Hey Rob, They are not the same sir. The Barrel Lock Screw is shorter than the Bolt Carrier Latch Screw.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: my gang
Replies: 4
Views: 3324

Re: my gang

Hello, Thanks for sharing the pictures of your rifle's. You have a very nice collection, with some great history.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Mar 30, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 Pricing?
Replies: 10
Views: 8261

Re: FN 1900 Pricing?

Sweet! The extra 719,587 rifles should bring the price way down, on the other 4,913 FN Model 1900 rifle's. If any one can find the other 719,000 + rifle's, it would be Jack. Maybe he can get the dirty 12,000 now! Thanks for the good chuckle Huges! In all sincerity though Huges, welcome to thegreatm...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Model 16 info
Replies: 4
Views: 4250

Re: Remington Model 16 info

Hello sir, The Remington model 16 has two screws on the forward front left side of the receiver. The bottom screw is in an elongated hole. When the screw is slid towards the rear, it moves the plunger backwards. This will enable you to twist the front barrel assembly and detach the barrel. Check ou...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: vintage M8/81 reciever sights
Replies: 9
Views: 7923

Re: vintage M8/81 reciever sights

Hello, They're some folks out there that'll tell you not to add any additional holes to your rifle's, as that can hurt the value. Maybe so, but my opinion is that if you favor the Redfield and/or Williams peep sights, then go ahead and install them. I have a Model 81 Krieger in .300 SAV., with a Gr...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Mar 16, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: FMJ M&P Rounds For .35 Rem.?
Replies: 3
Views: 2239

Re: FMJ M&P Rounds For .35 Rem.?

There's an "Old School" box of Peters HIGH VELOCITY 200 Grain 35 Remington "Metal Cased" on GunBroker right now. I do not know the seller. The box is very nice. The brass may have some split cases from the looks of the pictures that the seller provided. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: my new 8
Replies: 6
Views: 4265

Re: my new 8

Hello sir, I just replied to your email question. I think you have purchased a unique piece of Remington history. The steel shotgun style butt plate is a rarity with any Model 8. I also feel that the omission of the cheeks during production of late 1916 through 1918 Model 8's was a common practice ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Henwood's book, anyone else buy it?
Replies: 17
Views: 7849

Re: Henwood's book, anyone else buy it?

I bought the first edition many moons ago. Apparently, the first edition was produced in very limited quantities. My copy is an autographed copy, signed by John Henwood. On the inside first page, it reads as follows: 176 of 500 TO SAMUEL S. ROSS, JR., A FELLOW REMINGTON ENTHUSIAST. Then, The signat...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Beals navy
Replies: 3
Views: 4236

Re: Remington Beals navy

What's your point here with this auction reference? It looks like a rusty old throw down. Are we missing something here. Please explain the significance of this pistol.
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"
Replies: 19
Views: 8447

Re: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"

And the last two pictures...

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"
Replies: 19
Views: 8447

Re: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"

Roger, I know that you mentioned you could not open the attachments I emailed to you sir. Here's a few pictures, some of which are not listed in the auction listing.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"
Replies: 19
Views: 8447

Re: Model 8A "Factory Checkered"

Hey Roger, I just sent you some extra pictures that I received from the seller. It is my opinion...judging by the pictures, that the metal finish is original. The pitting area under the safety lever has been touched up with a bluing pen in my opinion. You'll only see that when you're firing the rif...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Great site
Replies: 4
Views: 2892

Re: Great site

I just absolutely love this picture! Three Elk, three goats, plus a Mule deer and a Stake Bed truck. How cool is that? That is a family photo to cherish for sure! You just know these guys were some serious hunter's, not only by the game they bagged & the rifle's they carried, but the "We mean busin...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Great site
Replies: 4
Views: 2892

Re: Great site

Awesome Picture! Thanks for sharing this with everyone.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Feb 16, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 81 Krieger Conversion .300 Savage
Replies: 15
Views: 10409

Re: Model 81 Krieger Conversion .300 Savage

Congratulations on finding a nice hunting rifle. My model 81 Krieger .300 SAV. is one of my favorite hunting rifles.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?
Replies: 18
Views: 8327

Re: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?

You da man, S & S Bob. I got your package. Hey Jim, Are you talking about the POLICE GUN - PROPERTY OF CITY OF HOOD RIVER OREGON Remington Model 31 "Special Police" 12 GA. Shotgun and accessories? It's a beauty! :D It's the only one I know of from there. How do you find all those Rare & Collectable...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Fri Feb 13, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Willliams SM 81 scope mount
Replies: 13
Views: 7440

Re: Willliams SM 81 scope mount

Great advise Joe. I would agree with Joe regarding installing a scope mount on a Model 8 or 81, that was not already drilled and tapped for a particular scope mount. I myself actually prefer to hunt with a Model 8 or 81 that has a scope. To answer your question tjmga62, The vintage scope mounts & a...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?
Replies: 18
Views: 8327

Re: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?

Here's the pictures I promised. From the front face of the bolt carrier to the front tip of the extractor is approximately 1.260". I tried to replicate your bolt location in one of the pictures. Your location is approximately 1.140" as I measure. So, you do not have very far to go sir. As you can s...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Feb 10, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?
Replies: 18
Views: 8327

Re: Bolt will not unlock....what do I do?

Hello sir, We have had several emails / conversations regarding your issue at hand. It appears to me that the rifle has been dry fired, as you can see the hammer resting against the back of the bolt carrier assembly. I can not see any sign of the safety rocker in the pictures you have provided. The ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: newbie with a value question
Replies: 13
Views: 5581

Re: newbie with a value question

Hello chickenpants, Sounds like your friend made a nice purchase. I personally think that $1,500.00 would be a steal on a Model 81 Special Police without a magazine. They have fetched $3,500.00 in past sales without the 15 round magazines.

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Dreamed about Model 8's again!
Replies: 6
Views: 2816

Re: Dreamed about Model 8's again!

Did you wake up in a van... down by the river?
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: John and Matt Browning elk hunt
Replies: 4
Views: 4868

Re: John and Matt Browning elk hunt

Thanks for the post big al.

Hey remcrazy ... How the heck are you doing my friend? Give me a ring sir!

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: newbie with a value question
Replies: 13
Views: 5581

Re: newbie with a value question

After seeing the additional pictures that "chickenpants" posted after my first reply, I would have to agree with Cam that this rifle does have some authentic looking features. The fore-end, the condition of the wood and the sling eye-lets certainly appear to be factory work. I also noticed on the ba...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Jan 07, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: newbie with a value question
Replies: 13
Views: 5581

Re: newbie with a value question

My brother & I were contacted in December of 2012, regarding a Brushy Mountain Special Police rifle that came with two "non-matching" magazines. At that time the gentleman was trying to determine if the rifle was authentic/original and was inquiring about what the value may be. We were quite intrig...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Checkering
Replies: 2
Views: 2190

Re: Checkering

Hey Tim, Try this link to view the Grades of the Model 8 & 81. You'll have to scroll down past the Model 8's to view the Model 81-B checkering. Give it a look... it'll give you some insight on what to look for sir. Click on this link: http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/?page_id=1051 Enjoy L...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: checklist when buying engraved fnm1900
Replies: 3
Views: 3190

Re: checklist when buying engraved fnm1900

Great advise Cam. If it is a factory engraved FN 1900 in the $2,000 range...You hit the "Jack Pot" !

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:48 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 25 & 30 Rem ammo
Replies: 4
Views: 3647

Re: 25 & 30 Rem ammo

Thank you sir! I really appreciate you offering the 25 Remington ammunition & for taking such great care of me. I am very pleased with the entire transaction. The ammunition is perfect and you handled everything perfectly as well. :D I " Highly Recommend " 35Rem to everyone here on the forum! Many ...
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: kreiger conversion
Replies: 6
Views: 3164

Two Digit Model 81 in 30 Rem.

Hey guys, The word sure seems to travel fast. Yes, I would sell #24. Please send an email or PM me. Thank you.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: kreiger conversion
Replies: 6
Views: 3164

Re: kreiger conversion

Here's the link. You can also find it on the homepage off to the left.
http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com.?page_id=563
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: The Best Things In Life
Replies: 7
Views: 5819

Re: The Best Things In Life

Hey Wildgoose, Thanks for the absolutely awesome story and picture! Now that's a memory that will last a lifetime for your grandson. My hat is off to you sir. Congratulations on a memory/hunt, that was very well done. The title of your post says it all sir.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 25 & 30 Rem ammo
Replies: 4
Views: 3647

Re: 25 & 30 Rem ammo

Hello 35Rem, I'll take the 25 Remington box for the $50.00 offer + the S+H you mentioned. Please let me know.
Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB
by S and S HUNTCLUB
Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 39
Views: 28552

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

Thanks for sharing the pictures of your great piece of Remington Model 8 history. I really enjoyed seeing everything that you provided. Thank you very much! To answer your question regarding the magazines. The shorter of the two magazines is a modified original Model 8 fixed magazine. The longer of...