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by Phyrbird
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 c finally
Replies: 10
Views: 4487

Re: Model 8 c finally

Roger,
As this is a very original 8-C Could you send some photos of the grip cap & the Buttplate, please.
I would also be interested if any one could photo the same on a M 81? It is good for us to be able to recognize these in online photos.
Thanks
Carl
PS I Like that butt stock, Pretty :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Confused on this one.
Replies: 3
Views: 1827

Re: Confused on this one.

Rob, I have a Gr D with a Repair code "XXX3" that dates to 1950. It has a model 81 barrel sleeve on the 1907 serial # receiver, trigger guard, stock, buttplate, and even the magazine. The graving on the sleeve is period correct on the barrel sleeve. It even has the model 8 forearm boss that will Not...
by Phyrbird
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Butt Pad Replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 2755

Re: Butt Pad Replacement

I really like the Limbsavers, they do work well. ;) They come as slip on or permanent, too. I've one in medium that fits our Ladies well; it always goes to range. 8-) Pachmayr makes several that are really period correct if you are more of a purist. https://limbsaver.com/pages/recoil-pads https://ww...
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bullet stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 1650

Bullet stuff

Some stuff to go with our ladies, courtesy of the Cave City show...
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by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS
Replies: 4
Views: 2758

Re: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS

Just a thank you for Marty's working with me for the sight. Perhaps a couple Pix are in order? 8-)
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I think it looks Pretty good for one of our Ladies :D
by Phyrbird
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Herters stuff + 32Rem dies Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 1697

Re: Herters stuff + 32Rem dies

Shellholders are #19, 1, & 21, they are special size to fit the Herters press ram.
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Primer arm is swing type w/ large & small seat punches, 2 springs.
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: a PILE of POE magazines!
Replies: 6
Views: 3279

Re: a PILE of POE magazines!

WWHHUPPPSS :!:
Thought I saw :oops: :?: :?:
Musta let all the pristine engraving & inlay lead me astray, sorry.
Does anyone know if there is actually a GrF 81?
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: a PILE of POE magazines!
Replies: 6
Views: 3279

Re: a PILE of POE magazines!

Yeah I member the 81 GrF. And the range time. And the marvelous hospitality.
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Herters stuff + 32Rem dies Sold
Replies: 2
Views: 1697

Herters stuff + 32Rem dies Sold

Anybody need Herters loading parts? Got a couple specialized shellholders and a primer arm kit. Near NIB. ;) Would consider a partial trade for a Lyman Trueline Jr shellholder adapter for standard shellholders. 8-) Bump: still got the 32 Rem RCBS dies(sold), who wants 'em? still got Lyman 243&270 PA...
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS
Replies: 4
Views: 2758

Re: Lyman 1A for Model 8 FS

Mart,
Send me an email, please.
Carlsandage@yahoo.com

My message folders stay pretty full, so I use email mostly...
List what you might wanna get in trade, I have a few supplies & parts....

Carl
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Rookie report part 3 continued
Replies: 9
Views: 7507

Re: Rookie report part 3 continued

I too am interested, price??
I have a winchester choke tube out of sheet metal that does good; it just won't hold up on a stubborn barrel nut. & a heavy duty barrel bushing tool would help too.

Carl
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Cast bullets for 25 rem
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: Cast bullets for 25 rem

A good reference for materials you requested:

viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4057&p=15274&hilit ... 66c#p15274

I am very impressed from experience with the Pet Loads articles.
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Oh my, poor FN #2150 (pics added)
Replies: 13
Views: 5171

Re: Oh my, poor FN #2150 (pics added)

Canuck, you might also consider a semi-pistol grip Model 8 stock, it may be an easier fitup. I personally really like the looks of the A5 stock in place, Plus one could get a FN shotgun buttplate for a close fit. I am glad to see this one did not go to the part scrappers. I am in process of a restor...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A GREAT 8 Christmas 2017!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2447

Re: A GREAT 8 Christmas 2017!!

Merry Christmas to all, and a Merrier New Year.
Again life is short, be with family and friends, enjoy what you do and do what you love.
Carl

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by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 peep sight issue
Replies: 13
Views: 5247

Re: Model 8 peep sight issue

If your going to drill & tap consider a Williams 5D, they have considerable windage. The sight mounts on the left side of the receiver and wings over the top.
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 35Rem with 300Savage barrel assembly.
Replies: 8
Views: 3026

Re: Model 81 35Rem with 300Savage barrel assembly.

If you check the SAAMI dimensions we find the 300S rim is about .006 larger than the 35R. I've 2 bolts for the 300S an the size is consistently larger. We may be able to match a 35R to a 300S bolt; don't know but I plan to try it. The reverse I'm relatively sure would not allow the action to close. ...
by Phyrbird
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Stith scopemount parts
Replies: 0
Views: 1467

Stith scopemount parts

Anyone got some extra Stith barrel hardware? I've a project in mind that would require the front (barrel) Stith mount for a 1" scope.
Got stuff to trade if the need is there.

Carl

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=3837&sid=70b66e0f4a ... a34095546c
by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 1975

Re: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion

A interesting post from years ago: http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3511&sid=367324b9cdb16d53d7ac093af91401d3 I still need to chrono them, soon I hope. :oops: But picture a load in a 300Sav. Can you spell 220 Swuft? :twisted: Existing load data clocks the sabote...
by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 1975

Re: Model 81 pistol grip to Model 8 stock conversion

I agree with Cam. Plus from personal experience the holes drilled in the rec'v'r for the tang screw are at different angles for the curved or straight grips. He is also correct the screws are different lengths. Meaning we have to deal with 3 different holes accepting different length fasteners. Wish...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Kudos for a Deal
Replies: 2
Views: 1854

Kudos for a Deal

Got a rifle from Dennis (rem81auto) lately; it turned out Great :!: :!:
The condition was better than the photos indicated. :D
He was very patient with my :? cash flow and prompt :arrow: when we finalized the deal.
Thank you Sir :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8-A
Replies: 1
Views: 1168

Re: Model 8-A

The A refers to the base or standard rifle.
Year of manufacture can be found here:

http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/?page_id=450

Carl
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Interesting Model 8 barrel
Replies: 3
Views: 1507

Re: Interesting Model 8 barrel

30 WCF is the Winchester 30-30 round. The Model 64 is Winchester lever (bent) action. I could be in error but this looks like a re-barrel assembly from repair/restore. It could be just fine as long as the headspace is ok. As for the pitting I would be more concerned with deep gouges around or the le...
by Phyrbird
Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: We are back on TV
Replies: 6
Views: 3122

Re: We are back on TV

Glad to see they finally broke loose with the video. Afew really good slomo clips too.
by Phyrbird
Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Remington Model 8 25-35 / .32 Remington
Replies: 9
Views: 4176

Re: Remington Model 8 25-35 / .32 Remington

Caution with sizing is a Good plan :!: :!:
I like the Redding idea, got a spacer made by RCBS decades ago, too.
by Phyrbird
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member from Texas
Replies: 5
Views: 2644

Re: New member from Texas

One could do the same trick with an allen bolt, they are grade 8 and strong enough for pin stock. I like it.
by Phyrbird
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 #25
Replies: 3
Views: 2382

Re: Model 8 #25

Cool :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 300 Savage - Reduced Recoil Load
Replies: 6
Views: 2524

Re: 300 Savage - Reduced Recoil Load

WR, A. Suggest a Limbsaver slip on pad, they really help. Even with a 7mmMag. :!: B. Suggest a 140g Monoflex (Hornady) with a slower burning powder to a midrange load; it'll have slightly less recoil, at a longer duration and may change the dynamic. :ugeek: http://ataleoftwothirties.com/?p=1026 C. C...
by Phyrbird
Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 25-35 R / .32 R Barrel Assemblies
Replies: 4
Views: 1827

Re: 25-35 R / .32 R Barrel Assemblies

This could resolve headspace questions:
New link to Hornady case headspace measuring tool.

https://www.hornady.com/reloading/preci ... l-base-kit#!/
by Phyrbird
Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Few shots with the 81 the other day
Replies: 7
Views: 3198

Re: Few shots with the 81 the other day

Unfortunately I have to prefer the tang sights or an optical. I'm having a tough time seeing the front sights with a barrel mounted sight. One help is a globe sight, wish I had more than the one Dockendorf. I can't seem to find a Lyman low enough for good set up.... A measure of the shooting was the...
by Phyrbird
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: my 35 and buck
Replies: 12
Views: 4439

Re: my 35 and buck

Nice :!: :!:
Wish I could manage something that comfy. :mrgreen:
by Phyrbird
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 32 remington headspace gauge
Replies: 2
Views: 1776

Re: 32 remington headspace gauge

This might help:

viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4827&sid=2659146b8 ... 18112bb72f

If you need to measure the chamber B4 firing these won't work.
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by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 25 Remington reloading questions
Replies: 11
Views: 4087

Re: 25 Remington reloading questions

A couple other resources I have used: :geek:

http://stevespages.com/page8a.htm

https://www.loaddata.com/Cartridge/25-R ... -Data/2470

Be alert :ugeek: some of these list for pointed bullets that are not useful in the pump guns...
by Phyrbird
Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Missed the birthday
Replies: 6
Views: 3355

Re: Missed the birthday

Thats another reason we still find stuff in the buttstocks :lol:
by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: delete this post
Replies: 3
Views: 1857

Re: M8 and M81 barrel thread sizes

Yeah, we have wasted a lot of time & research, I don't think anyone is making the taps or dies now. And know that many of the threads were designed before anyone dreamed of SAE standards.
by Phyrbird
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member from South Central Wisconsin
Replies: 9
Views: 3531

Re: New Member from South Central Wisconsin

I've also used "medical freeze" spray to shrink threaded parts. It can break loose rust frozen stuff. Heat the outside, freeze the inside. It can help.
by Phyrbird
Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Stock screw rusted in place
Replies: 14
Views: 4609

Re: Stock screw rusted in place

This is a very effective screw impact driver, just be very careful it doesn't jump out of the slot. It also is a good chisel on blued surfaces. :oops: I've an old one by Craftsman and a Irwin adapter for screw bits. It's so stout I've broken several bits already. Before using the impact route I usua...
by Phyrbird
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8, feed lip (magazine side spring) woes - help
Replies: 4
Views: 1954

Re: Model 8, feed lip (magazine side spring) woes - help

BD, I'm pretty sure this is the item you are speaking of. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Remington-Model-8-Used-35-Rem-Right-Magazine-Slide-/201683976408?hash=item2ef54d40d8:g:uOUAAOSwPCVX9W8T Just verify if the one missing is right or left; you need the right part for the right side. :lol: Sometimes gunbr...
by Phyrbird
Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from UP of Michigan
Replies: 4
Views: 2386

Re: Hello from UP of Michigan

Yeah, I use a Limbsaver, the 300sav is a bit sharper than the rest of our Ladies calibers. No where near the 45-70 in a Marlin though.
by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Ex`s in Texas
Replies: 15
Views: 5403

Re: No Ex`s in Texas

Cam,
You rascal, sent all that rain up here to Kentucky. How you Do that?
Nuff comedy! I've donated clothing at YMCA, Cam could you sponsor a post with onsite needs of the community there? Perhaps our forum could provide supplies or other support. You might serve as a input for us.
by Phyrbird
Sun Aug 27, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: No Ex`s in Texas
Replies: 15
Views: 5403

Re: No Ex`s in Texas

Same here :(
The news looks disastrous, Cam aren't you a Texan? Hope you are well.
by Phyrbird
Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:40 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: The new generation of JM Browning
Replies: 4
Views: 2691

Re: The new generation of JM Browning

:cry: :cry: :cry:
Not yet, gotta trade, sell Xtra parts, or win lotto. :?
Wish me luck. :D
By the way there are 3 different models of the 2stack R1. :twisted:
by Phyrbird
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: The new generation of JM Browning
Replies: 4
Views: 2691

The new generation of JM Browning

Pardon my digression, and drooling. :oops: Designed By JMB :) Manufactured by Remington ;) Stainless match barrel in 45ACP Threaded muzzle for a compensator :evil: Fully dressed out with Ambi safety, a real grip safety, flared mag well, night sights :!: :!: AND to beat all a Double Stack magazine; 1...
by Phyrbird
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Grade E On GI
Replies: 1
Views: 1300

Grade E On GI

Ladies & Gents,
Found another to drool over, a grade E. Look close at the finish, it needed oil at one time.

http://www.gunsinternational.com/guns-f ... =100873613

Way pricey for my taste :shock: :shock:
by Phyrbird
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stith on (F)leaBay
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

Stith on (F)leaBay

by Phyrbird
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: SOLD Remington Woodsmaster model 81 .35 Rem caliber
Replies: 8
Views: 3222

Re: Remington Woodsmaster model 81 .35 Rem caliber

Lightning,
could you be so kind to send (email) me 5-6 photos of #4 rifle, Ser#1493x? Please be brutal in catching any/all flaws, I like few unpleasant surprises.
I may be talked into some trading or a sale. Thanks
Carl

carlsandage@yahoo.com
by Phyrbird
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: SOLD Remington Woodsmaster model 81 .35 Rem caliber
Replies: 8
Views: 3222

Re: Remington Woodsmaster model 81 .35 Rem caliber

Congrats Lightning,
You have some very clean rifles. The one with scope mount holes may fit a Weaver. I'm not real sure....
Carl
by Phyrbird
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Custom 8: Folding Operating Handle & Safety!
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Re: Custom 8: Folding Operating Handle & Safety!

A good looking Mod, I can think of a couple ways it could have problems.
One mod I have interest in is a simple way to turn off the semi auto of our ladies. Some thing similar to the gas valve on the M14. It could improve distance accuracy.
by Phyrbird
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: My entire thread dissapeared - all pics everything ??
Replies: 8
Views: 3005

Re: My entire thread dissapeared - all pics everything ??

Cam
Thanks for supporting my comment, very nice & helpful... :D

Carl
by Phyrbird
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: My entire thread dissapeared - all pics everything ??
Replies: 8
Views: 3005

Re: My entire thread dissapeared - all pics everything ??

I have no influence or control of site admin. But it could be there is a limit of how many photos can be loaded per day. Sales should be loaded to the For Sale folder. I have also had similar results when I fat fingered entries and hit the wrong button, still don't know what I did wrong. The guys he...