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by Adam Lee
Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:40 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Pawn Shop Find!
Replies: 20
Views: 8266

Re: Pawn Shop Find!

I'll be the first to say it: nice score on an early .25!!

And I'll bet the pawn shop price was very fair....!
Like the pics showing the details.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Out of it for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 6303

Re: Out of it for a while

Carl,

I am so sorry for your loss.
I don't have the right words to say, but be well, and we are all thinking of you and your family.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?
Replies: 8
Views: 5318

Re: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?

Well, it looks like the .357 wheelgun was located - just found out I won a '73 Security Six 4"bbl Ruger. Plain Jane, blued and original. Now, to decide where to go for what type of aftermarket grips! https://drive.google.com/thumbnail?id=0B1XH77aYuBI2Vmp6NWh1X1R0dDA&authuser=0&v=1445565298000&sz=w13...
by Adam Lee
Thu Oct 22, 2015 3:26 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: LE Firearms Courtesy of jim8008
Replies: 7
Views: 5773

Re: LE Firearms Courtesy of jim8008

Nice set, thanks for sharing the pics. I like the 92 short carbine in the second set - maybe because I've been thinking about lever actions in pistol calibers lately!

Appreciate your efforts in providing the photos, Cam. And nice to share the guns with us Jim!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Out of it for a while
Replies: 11
Views: 6303

Re: Out of it for a while

Keeping your wife and your family in our thoughts...
take care!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?
Replies: 8
Views: 5318

Re: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?

Note: don't use any 9mm (.356) bullets in our 35Rem rifles, especially the Marlin Microgroove barrels. They may not engage enough of the lands. true - when I made the 9mm/35 comment, I wasn't specific enough - I was thinking probably of how the FN version of the Model 8 was referred to as "9mm" in ...
by Adam Lee
Sat Oct 03, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?
Replies: 8
Views: 5318

Re: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?

Forgot to add the fact that another .35 gun I crave is something in .35 Whelen. That would be fun. Then I will have all sorts of .35-related guns to occupy my "baby steps" towards reloading!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Wed Sep 30, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?
Replies: 8
Views: 5318

Re: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?

Carl, I like your .45 ideas too - now, the reason I'm on the .357/.38 Special tangent is that "at some point" there will be some bullet interchange reloading with my .35 Remingtons....which is a really neat thing. .35Rem Model 8, 81, 14, and 141.....sharing projectiles across the 9mm/.38/.357 family...
by Adam Lee
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?
Replies: 8
Views: 5318

.357 lever action AND bolt actions - what say ye?

Guys, I've been hankering for a while to get a lever .357 and match it up with a wheelgun .357. Steering towards a Rossi/Puma 92 clone but I know there's a wide spread of thoughts on that. Regardless....I know that Ruger makes a 77/357 bolt rifle, with a 5-round rotary mag, that really appeals to me...
by Adam Lee
Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: shooting .32 Rem FN verus RN in Model 14's: NO!
Replies: 5
Views: 5737

Re: shooting .32 Rem FN verus RN in Model 14's: NO!

Glad to hear from you, Joe! Yep - you got it all right - I even was aware, like I said, that it was NOT recommended. But you know just how stubborn some folks can be!!!! That would be me.... I am going to most likely be pulling .32 RN bullets from some of that antique supply I picked up some time ag...
by Adam Lee
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: shooting .32 Rem FN verus RN in Model 14's: NO!
Replies: 5
Views: 5737

shooting .32 Rem FN verus RN in Model 14's: NO!

Guys, Boy do I wish I had the time to chat - but one thing before I get sucked into another distraction (it's either my dogs, my job, or family stuff as per usual) and it has to do with shooting .32 Remington flat nose rounds out of Model 14's and Model 141's - classic pump rifles. Don't do it! OK I...
by Adam Lee
Thu Sep 10, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My elusive 8
Replies: 11
Views: 6745

Re: My elusive 8

81police wrote:My guess is, it's actually a "CB" = manufacture April, 1933
Ahhh...wise one, this makes sense - very good catch!

OK YOU Cam are invited to join my 5th grade this year!

LOL
by Adam Lee
Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:55 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Visit with Jack
Replies: 5
Views: 3879

Re: Visit with Jack

Glad you had a chance to visit Jack and sounds like a great time. Hanging out talking about and shooting our favorite guns, examining an extensive collection of historic firearms, traveling across the country....wow that about says it all! Good times!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:47 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1934 Model 8 in .35 Rem
Replies: 6
Views: 3898

Re: 1934 Model 8 in .35 Rem

OK another great looking 8 that I just noticed was in the same s/n range as adirondack's 8! Ans set up with similar sights & caliber - cool!

Nice.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Sep 10, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My elusive 8
Replies: 11
Views: 6745

Re: My elusive 8

I'll give an additional thumbs up to a nicely set-up Model 8 as well. By the way, as a "history nut" to the highest degree :mrgreen: I am always interested in the various markings and codes scattered throughout these fine weapons. My "likes" on your particular 8 are the maltese cross, 6-pointed star...
by Adam Lee
Sat Sep 05, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts on Ruger .357 GP 100's, Six Series vs. any S&W .357
Replies: 2
Views: 2327

Re: Thoughts on Ruger .357 GP 100's, Six Series vs. any S&W

Mike, I do appreciate your comments and information. I took a look at the Chiappa Rhino and it is certainly interesting. The benefits of barrel below vs. above, the shape of the frame, and so on do warrant investigation. However, I am pretty dedicated to a Ruger but again that's just me. Glad you li...
by Adam Lee
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Some questions about front and rear sight combinations
Replies: 2
Views: 2290

Re: Some questions about front and rear sight combinations

So here's a Marbles Full Buckhorn from my new/old Krieger .300 Savage. I want to properly mate it with a front sight on another 81 .300 I have. pic: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/V-XIt0ygf45HRQaO_UJCwh6PykbXu0mZnIOrQlxDr9lNYsTVSXMuUqHkHpY2NYgaWopEShdw0VBmGueDVKn_mpiT0yW316eDU8zhzcUn3XBuyob8uD7J5...
by Adam Lee
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Some questions about front and rear sight combinations
Replies: 2
Views: 2290

Re: Some questions about front and rear sight combinations

And this is the Williams sight that had been used on the rifle when I got it from Roger - since replaced with a stock rear sight (jacket mounted) for your reference: pic: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Q2wKkSnEYk56RRCMwKmfdaV6BWDoGlmFbGvozwupb7Lfs17nwEnHYM8G6zWTca0fcbljS8wwQrBjih3G63fDELuxP9zDNwz...
by Adam Lee
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Some questions about front and rear sight combinations
Replies: 2
Views: 2290

Some questions about front and rear sight combinations

Guys, I apologize in advance but I keep putting up with the ever changing internet and how the heck I can share images.... :evil: I have some 81's and an 8 that I would like to "optimize" in terms of matching front and rear sights for proper compatibility, so that the front "post" or blade if you wi...
by Adam Lee
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts on Ruger .357 GP 100's, Six Series vs. any S&W .357
Replies: 2
Views: 2327

Thoughts on Ruger .357 GP 100's, Six Series vs. any S&W .357

Guys, I am in the market (have been for a little while) to acquire a .357 revolver. Prefer practicality versus "tacticool" guns these days....anyway, never owned a revolver (scratch that, guess I did have a little .22 Iver Johnson way back) and from what I gather, there is less "love" for the varied...
by Adam Lee
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member
Replies: 6
Views: 3590

Re: New member

Good looking rifle! Now, it's time for you to dig into the take down and field stripping procedures - do some searching on this site, you'll find plenty of resources to help you there if you are patient. This is THE place to go for these great guns - glad you dropped in! And enjoy the "thump" of the...
by Adam Lee
Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: recently acquired original .32Rem ammo
Replies: 10
Views: 5727

Re: recently acquired original .32Rem ammo

Guys, I'm selling two boxes of this old ammo. $120 for the two boxes of 20 rounds - I am selling only ammo that is 100% solid, no hairline fractures. Let me know if anyone's interested! This is not on GB just here. FWIW I enjoyed shooting 5 rounds of this ammo in my Model 14 this summer. School star...
by Adam Lee
Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: .300 Savage M81 barrel only please - thanks
Replies: 0
Views: 4573

.300 Savage M81 barrel only please - thanks

Guys, I am looking for another .300 Savage Model 81 barrel only - just the barrel itself, and not looking for any other related parts. Turns out my "new" Krieger .300 had a bulged barrel hidden beneath the jacket, unfortunately. Impossible to tell unless the barrel was removed. Not holding it agains...
by Adam Lee
Fri Aug 14, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Model 8 & 81 Ammo Page - FINALLY COMPLETED!
Replies: 3
Views: 3786

Re: Model 8 & 81 Ammo Page - FINALLY COMPLETED!

I'll add my own "Thank you" to all who did the hard work on the new ammo information web pages. Outstanding! Helped me figure out a little better what vintage my early Remington ammo might be.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Nice 8/81 magazine for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 2500

Re: Nice 8/81 magazine for sale

uhjohnson wrote:Is this a Kreiger magazine
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =499371149
Yes, it was - and it went for $215 on auction!

are you, by chance, "thale" on GB? always wonder who's who....we all know who S&S Huntclub is...:lol:

adam aka alphalimafoxtrot
by Adam Lee
Thu Aug 13, 2015 6:59 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: fyi decent .30Rem 81 on GB now
Replies: 0
Views: 4302

fyi decent .30Rem 81 on GB now

Looks like a good price - and a good possible shooter - for those ISO a .30Rem early 81 with early forearm.

No dog in this hunt! Just happened to see it.
Adam

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =500618329
by Adam Lee
Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: LEO’s that Purchased Police 8/81’s
Replies: 6
Views: 7490

Re: LEO’s that Purchased Police 8/81’s

Cam, thank you for adding this history link for the greater good!
Much appreciated!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Sat Aug 01, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: A mess of POE rifles
Replies: 7
Views: 5411

Re: A mess of POE rifles

Cam, Thanks a million for posting the picture of seven POE guns for me to ponder as I journey homeward on my vacation break! Now I have something else to think about instead of just noticing out-of-state license plates as I drive!!! :roll: But really.... I'll do like Jeff does and add to the numbere...
by Adam Lee
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 35Rem Brass
Replies: 2
Views: 3526

Re: 35Rem Brass

Thanks for the "reminder" of your mad brass forming skillz!!! :lol: OK that was using lingo that my 5th graders might say.... as I am about to depart for another 2-week summer deployment to NE I am in the middle of rebuilding 3 Model 81's in .30 Rem and .300 Savage, and your cast boolits stuff sure ...
by Adam Lee
Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:39 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: identification of scope mount from d&t holes on Model 81
Replies: 3
Views: 3043

Re: identification of scope mount from d&t holes on Model 81

Cam, and anyone else following this thread, I bet that my rifle has only two holes drilled due to the "bump out" that the Krieger mag mod screw (if you know what I mean) will possibly interfere with the mount plate contact at the receiver. OK so that is just a guess, I am still very patiently waitin...
by Adam Lee
Thu Jul 16, 2015 8:02 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: identification of scope mount from d&t holes on Model 81
Replies: 3
Views: 3043

Re: identification of scope mount from d&t holes on Model 81

Thanks Cam!
That is exactly the setup I had been wondering about.
Appreciated!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:43 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: identification of scope mount from d&t holes on Model 81
Replies: 3
Views: 3043

identification of scope mount from d&t holes on Model 81

Guys, I am trying to ID the type of side-mount scope setup that was once added to my "new" Krieger Model 81. For reference, since I got a new computer recently and still don't have myself properly set up to link photos, my receiver has two d&t holes on the lower "flat" of the left side. Looking at t...
by Adam Lee
Wed Jul 15, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 39
Views: 28574

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

Caber, Good morning! I have been thinking over this story to some degree, as I had some strong feelings about your family heirloom as well as your experiences thus far in giving it some range time. Here I go.... :roll: My recommendation? Repair the broken trigger plate “tab” from a reputable gunsmit...
by Adam Lee
Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 81 Krieger Conversion .300 Savage
Replies: 15
Views: 10414

Re: Model 81 Krieger Conversion .300 Savage

Finally got around to shooting it for the first time. I know, waited far too long. It stovepiped once, but the biggest concern is that the bolt doesn't hold open on the final round as I believe it's supposed to. Is this due to the magazine conversion? Mastermaul, it's been a few months since you as...
by Adam Lee
Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Brand New 81 Owner
Replies: 6
Views: 5812

Re: Brand New 81 Owner

Tony,

hope you've had the chance to take your .35 springpole out for some shooting - and if you got that R6 sight, how's it working?

take it easy!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:01 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 39
Views: 28574

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

Caber, The folks here could help you out very quickly to determine exactly what direction to go in order to repair your unique "prototype" Model 8 if you had several good photos to upload. I'd recommend snapping a roll of pics, and getting them uploaded to the site for others to inspect. Then, I'd b...
by Adam Lee
Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!
Replies: 13
Views: 8793

Re: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!

Wow - what a month! Just won my first Krieger 81 (minus magazine) and it is definitely a case of jackitis! More later I'm on a dang iPhone and find them tough to use. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=487746891 Adam Alright, guys. Just got back from my friendly FFL who has now log...
by Adam Lee
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Kreiger magazine
Replies: 8
Views: 5183

Re: Kreiger magazine

I am soon to be using the mag from my 300 Sav M81 Krieger as a pattern to modify a extra two side spring mag I have. Comparing to two side by side it appears to be a fairly straight forward job. I will post pics of progress and results after test firing. Chas, how did this work out? Curious minds w...
by Adam Lee
Wed Jul 08, 2015 4:31 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Magazine follower and spring removal
Replies: 8
Views: 5816

Re: Magazine follower and spring removal

+1 on your write-up with pics, John. Doing the mag spring and follower my first Model 8 was interesting - there were some well-chosen adjectives tossed about at the time, if I recall!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: The "holiest" model 81
Replies: 10
Views: 6743

Re: The "holiest" model 81

This 81 shows it pays to check and double-check before drilling & tapping... Cam, I am sorry but that side mount d&t disaster is just sad. And here I thought that I was bad when I failed to "measure twice, cut once" on my various Bob the Builder home projects! All I can say is that I would about cr...
by Adam Lee
Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!
Replies: 13
Views: 8793

Re: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!

Silvermino wrote:Adam,

I can relieve your misery.

You have a PM.

John
done! and thanks!
by Adam Lee
Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member with a project Model 8
Replies: 5
Views: 3850

Re: New member with a project Model 8

Welcome!

Come on in and share the old Model 8/81 joy! Photos of these old girls always appreciated.... :mrgreen:

Adam
by Adam Lee
Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!
Replies: 13
Views: 8793

Re: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!

Awsome find! I hope you find a magazine soon. There has to be one out there somewhere. Took my Krieger out for a spin last week, she sure didn't disappoint. The more I shoot these old rifles, the more I respect I have for the old rifle craftsmen and what went into building them. Good shooting! Than...
by Adam Lee
Sun Jun 28, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Howdy Fellars
Replies: 12
Views: 5714

Re: Howdy Fellars

Glad to see you're having some fun fishing, making steam, and sharing the videos!

Adam
by Adam Lee
Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:16 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8 Krieger Conversion Detachable Magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 3261

Re: Model 8 Krieger Conversion Detachable Magazine

FWIW - same seller had this same mag listed on GunsAmerica auction site in January for a start price of $675. Now, that's great if such a mag can be verified as a Krieger conversion, but just by some careful inspection of this pre-1910 or so magazine you can see just how basic it is to mill the mag ...
by Adam Lee
Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:07 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Krieger magazine - thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 3679

Re: WTB Krieger magazine - thanks!

Les Staley wrote:Adam, see Johnhalf's post above!
Thanks for the heads-up Les - but that's for an early Model 8, I have a late 40's Model 81 to work with. Similar but different. And in reality, I now know that modifying an existing mag is likely the way I'll go at some point.

Adam
by Adam Lee
Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:02 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Model 8 Krieger Conversion Detachable Magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 3261

Re: Model 8 Krieger Conversion Detachable Magazine

Just saw a new listing on ebay for a Krieger Conversion .35 mag. Sadly the buy now price is 385. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Remington-Model-8-Krieger-Conversion-Detachable-Magazine-35-Rem-RARE-/221811036109?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item33a4f7cfcd This one is an early (pre-1910?) Model 8 magazine mil...
by Adam Lee
Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:13 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!
Replies: 13
Views: 8793

Re: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!

If it were my gun I'd take a stock mag and have it modified to Krieger specs. A friend did some of these using cobbler rivets to keep the side springs in place, then worked the metal off the back until fit was perfect. He may still do them, I don't know... Pete V. TVERSCH@HOTMAIL.COM thanks for the...
by Adam Lee
Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:11 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!
Replies: 13
Views: 8793

Re: Jack-Itis and my first Krieger!

Team GM8, How's about this wacky idea: in lieu of a Krieger magazine, I am pretty sure I could swap trigger guard/magazine with a "standard" 81 and put this rifle in action. From what I gather, I'm going to have to take a look at removing the magazine stop screw (Krieger's screw) as well as the barr...
by Adam Lee
Tue Jun 23, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Krieger magazine - thanks!
Replies: 4
Views: 3679

WTB Krieger magazine - thanks!

This might prove fruitless, but I'll ask anyway - my new/old Krieger 81 conversion needs a magazine. Any leads, any help here would be greatly appreciated! Thanks guys. Already planning to work up a standard magazine a-la Krieger if need be. Might never find one otherwise! But I will be patient and ...