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by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Sportsman (11) Vent Rib with Factory Cutts
Replies: 4
Views: 3586

Re: Remington Sportsman (11) Vent Rib with Factory Cutts

Larry,
I'm curious how well the Cutts helps. I've an old Lyman adjustable (with ports) choke I plan to put on an extra Savage 520 barrel after it's shortened to improve the swing. I think it would be very cool.
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington Model 11C
Replies: 1
Views: 2412

Re: Remington Model 11C

Larry,
very nice. I like the Browning scatter guns with the classic receiver as well. Got to shoot one this past summer and was pleasantly surprised at the pointability and recoil too.
Pretty wood on this one, I liky!!
by Phyrbird
Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I took some advice & closed the Vault
Replies: 8
Views: 3584

Re: I know I have a Model 8 in hear somewhere !!

FABulous :lol: ; I noticed the signal cannons, BP handguns, and the carving tools.
My compliments :D
by Phyrbird
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 25 Remington reloading questions
Replies: 11
Views: 4924

Re: 25 Remington reloading questions

SPBT should work fine if the length does not mess w/ feeding in the mag. There could be issues with the bullet seating depth in the case. the boattail creates a deeper seating. It ought to be one flat shooting rascal. If this works you could try some of the 90-100g boattails that could shoot even fl...
by Phyrbird
Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 25 Remington reloading questions
Replies: 11
Views: 4924

Re: 25 Remington reloading questions

Again Ken Waters Pet Loads has very impressive articles for these rounds. Multiple projectiles, powders, cases, and details of most accurate loads for our Ladies.
by Phyrbird
Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Brought another 141 home
Replies: 1
Views: 2505

Re: Brought another 141 home

Mike, I just scored a 141 at the Clarksville show in 35R. You will find the Pachymar mount a pleasure, it's one of the few I've been able to swing and dismount without the point of aim shifting but very little. I like 'em. Wish I had more. The 2 for 760s work great. There is a base for a M 600 660 a...
by Phyrbird
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Rack "O" Remingtons
Replies: 6
Views: 4249

Re: Rack "O" Remingtons

Always had a soft spot for the pumps. The carbine model on top looks good too. Caliber?
by Phyrbird
Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member
Replies: 3
Views: 2399

Re: New member

Very Nice, Welcome.
A well organized work space, wish mine looked like that.
by Phyrbird
Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Now. That's better.
Replies: 7
Views: 4107

Re: Now. That's better.

I like it Mike :!:
by Phyrbird
Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Another Model 8-A comes home!
Replies: 6
Views: 4405

Re: Another Model 8-A comes home!

Great group, with open sights yet :!: :!:
Wish I could replicate, I have to use peep sights to get that fine....
Nice Ladies too; I noticed the beginning symptoms of Jackitis :lol:
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Very late sn Model 81 on GB
Replies: 12
Views: 4609

Re: Very late sn Model 81 on GB

AAWWW now Jack you just gotta sell/trade some to buy more. :lol: Knowing your record and philosophy you may find cash flow on a slightly negative direction :!: :!: :o However I do know the itch of our Jackitis; just had an offer to acquire 2 A5s 16g for a very reasonable cash price. Had to refrain a...
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Very late sn Model 81 on GB
Replies: 12
Views: 4609

Re: Very late sn Model 81 on GB

Yeah, and here's the mate to it from the same seller.

http://www.gunbroker.com/item/614919114
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One of us home from surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 2059

One of us home from surgery

Ladies & Gents,
Just got word that one of our members is home recovering from heart surgery. :shock:
I think he is Sebastion21, first name George, of Nevada residence.
Perhaps we could send wellwishes or prayers for his recuperation....

Carl
by Phyrbird
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: weekend haul
Replies: 12
Views: 5463

Re: weekend haul

Welcome, a good pair to start with. I've a 30R a year or two earlier that looks similar, shoots Great :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

Whupps, I hadn't thought about the ejector. Good call.
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New... just got my first... and just bought my second
Replies: 10
Views: 3854

Re: New... just got my first... and just bought my second

Welcome, your Ladies look to have better finish than many I've seen. We have to remember they have been around for 75-100 years. It's easy to pick up some blemishes. One of the things that continues to surprise me is after all this time even the rough ones still function. Most of my repairs have bee...
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

MW, I've not had any luck latching back the bolt this way, haven't tried real hard though. It is not likely your barrel plug has moved, the recoil spring case can be backwards, power of loads is a big factor. Sorry I've not made time to pull down a BBl assy to check dimensions yet or done the dowel ...
by Phyrbird
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Meanwhile, at the Gun Show...
Replies: 19
Views: 7605

Re: Meanwhile, at the Gun Show...

Nice Lady, I find I like the lower power scopes in a rifle that will group well. It gives a great sight picture and you can see the background better. Check the barrel nut it could be a little loose.
Wish I had another low power variable scope for my ladies.
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN 1900 scope mounts
Replies: 8
Views: 6095

Re: FN 1900 scope mounts

Those claw mounts are way cool. Just be sure to get the rings with; hard to find spares.
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Great Links
Topic: 8/81 Loaded Ammo Sources *****
Replies: 4
Views: 5567

Re: 8/81 Loaded Ammo Sources *****

Good info
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New addition
Replies: 10
Views: 6298

Re: New addition

I spoke to Weaver this year about my Dad's vintage scope and was told they can and will refill N2, recoat lenses and set together correctly most of their vintage scopes for a modest fee. The new coatings and lense fitting improves optics considerably per their info. It's an idea that could remove "f...
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New addition
Replies: 10
Views: 6298

Re: New addition

Just a thought; has anyone tested the repeat-ability of the Stith mounts after takedown? I like the concept of takedown. However most of my experience with Weaver, Redfield, and others is there is movement (too much). The only mounts that have been reliable for me is the Pachymar and the Griffin & H...
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New... just got my first... and just bought my second
Replies: 10
Views: 3854

Re: New... just got my first... and just bought my second

Welcome to Therapy :lol:
Our Ladies do like company :oops:
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7025

Re: FN 1900

Found it.
Engraved
Butt trap
FN Receiver sight
Hook mount forearm
Monte Carlo stock

Wish I had the extra cash, I could live with the bolt handle.
Drool Slobber :mrgreen:
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 7025

Re: FN 1900

Could someone post a link, having no luck pulling up the auction.
by Phyrbird
Sun Dec 25, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Great 8 Merry Christmas 2016!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2328

Re: A Great 8 Merry Christmas 2016!!

Merry Christmas to my friends here online....
And a merrier New Years.
by Phyrbird
Fri Dec 23, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 &81 at Cabela's FW
Replies: 9
Views: 5112

Re: model 8 &81 at Cabela's FW

UUUGGGHHHH Reloading worse than Jackitis :!: :!: Make heap big hole in budget for more Ladies. :oops: :o Save thousands at the range; makes for foolish looking brass chasers. And brass catchers that work. 8-) :lol: Good for trading; one finds as trade up, calibers can change. Just remember you will ...
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Hunting in Texas with the Model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 5698

Re: Hunting in Texas with the Model 8

Mike, Welcome, I too have coyote issues here in southern Ky. In the city limits and we have at least 2 packs to listen to after midnight. The Amish local farmer has a burro in with his cattle for protection. :twisted: Don't let the comedians rag you; we both know how difficult it is to take a clear ...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 20
Views: 13966

Re: WTT Parts and more

Sebastian,
Please send me an email, carlsandage@yahoo.com .
We can discuss, could you be interested in any of the trading material listed?
You can check with other trades we have managed; I have a fair satisfaction rate.

Yours
Carl
by Phyrbird
Fri Dec 09, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 20
Views: 13966

Re: WTT Parts and more

Update: FBI takedown bolt & lever, the one with the shoulder for the lock washer WTS or WTT Some 300Sav barrel Assy parts; I don't need 3 barrels. I do need springs and barrel washer. The sleeve (w/ bushing & front sight) is rather pitted at the muzzle; could be a good candidate for a carbine conver...
by Phyrbird
Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Model 8 & Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 3011

Re: Model 8 & Model 81

What I say :?: :?:
Here we Go Again :!: :!:
:lol:
by Phyrbird
Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Model 8 & Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 3011

Re: Model 8 & Model 81

H51,
Good deal and welcome. :D Be careful our Ladies like to attract relatives to home. It's contagious :lol:
by Phyrbird
Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 20
Views: 13966

Re: WTT Parts and more

South central Kentucky, see email above to open communications....
You understand a little caution, as a collector I try to vet those getting address.
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Intro
Replies: 4
Views: 2683

Re: Intro

Welcome, nice wood on that restore. I have a Savage (similar) I'm planning to duplicate the project. Found an old Alum Savage for parts, the barrel to cut down and add a Lyman adjustable choke, all on one of the nicely engraved steel frame sisters of the A5.... I could use a fiber optic front sight ...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

Ranman, I hadn't considered that issue. Good potential call. There's a lot of photos floating around of the bolt carrier latch, it might be a good compare. I would be interested if anyone has experience with barrel jacket plug movement??? MiWoods: I've 2 30Rs, one M8, one M81. When I get some time I...
by Phyrbird
Thu Dec 01, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Headspace possible solutions
Replies: 0
Views: 2178

Headspace possible solutions

Just visited a Hornady pair of seminars. We may have an affordable, potential solution for verifying headspace and set back shoulders from sizing. I suggest our reloaders check into the relatively new Hornady headspace gauge for use with a dial caliper. I include a link to their explanation of using...
by Phyrbird
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Lyman folding rear sight
Replies: 2
Views: 2010

Re: Lyman folding rear sight

Thats gonna be a tough one, you might consider a smith make one. Leaf springs can be made from hacksaw blades, did it for 25 rimfire falling block once. It needed 3 in the action. Tempering to get the right tension without breaking can be a problem though. Have you enough pieces for a sample? Size a...
by Phyrbird
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 10 on its way to me soon
Replies: 9
Views: 7268

Re: Model 10 on its way to me soon

The Ithaca 37 and clones will do the same emptying the tube. My Dad always said he could empty a pump faster than most autos anyway. You just get comfortable with the action, 37 hold the trigger, 870 pull back on the forearm.
by Phyrbird
Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Striped threads
Replies: 4
Views: 4276

Re: Striped threads

A. Try your local tech school machine shop. B sure to take only the parts to the building. Nothing assembled. B. Try threaded inserts: https://www.grainger.com/category/thread-insert/fasteners/ecatalog/N-8nr?gclid=CM7_xZill9ACFRYvgQodY7wBhQ&cm_mmc=PPC:+Google+Main+1-_-Dynamic%20Search%20Ads-_-Abrasi...
by Phyrbird
Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: annual hunting text
Replies: 3
Views: 2575

Re: annual hunting text

Nice :!:
by Phyrbird
Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

Thanks, Roger, You have more experience with snafus of our ladies than I, your suggestion makes a lot of sense. Never had one with the problem.... Worst thing I've had aside from missing parts was a bolt rotated to battery before the action closed. Fixed it with a BIC pen and pulling the bolt back h...
by Phyrbird
Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New from South Louisiana
Replies: 6
Views: 3053

Re: New from South Louisiana

2 x M,
Be very careful, there is a contagious affliction called Jackitis. :) And once you get one of our Ladies she will need company or relatives. :D
I confess to having caught the bug. :lol: It just flies all over you. :shock:
by Phyrbird
Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

Suggestions and options: http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4606&p=17396&hilit=barrel+nut&sid=3275ae84cf3d37a3be7f77d30ffc9c16#p17396 http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=3353 The tools being sold recently have dried up, these shou...
by Phyrbird
Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

None of mine have had this problem so far, except when i fire light weight loads. My sabot rounds for 30 cal don't have the Ohhmph to cycle the action fully. Have you tried near to factory loads? Our Ladies are sensitive to lower power ammo; though most of my reloads are midrange power. Another poss...
by Phyrbird
Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: How to de-cock a Winchester 1907?
Replies: 6
Views: 2889

Re: How to de-cock a Winchester 1907?

Good to know, I've some pistols that have no way to release the striker without a snap cap.
Thanks
by Phyrbird
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to de-cock a Winchester 1907?
Replies: 6
Views: 2889

Re: How to de-cock a Winchester 1907?

I'm no expert on the 1907, but I know if you pull the bolt on a M8/81 half way back the hammer will drop with out peening the firing pin. There is no full battery lock out on these rifles. It does relieve hammer spring tension .
Could be worth a try.
by Phyrbird
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Model 8 Buck
Replies: 11
Views: 7899

Re: Model 8 Buck

What a pair, Congrats.
A note on the butt plates, I've had 2 that had the "return" on the top of the stock. It was a Remington option. Another is the military "S" curve fitted to the butt. A stunning assembly.
by Phyrbird
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 8 not ejecting
Replies: 25
Views: 7306

Re: Model 8 not ejecting

Remember the buffer spring is really stiff. It takes a lot to compress. You might not have applied enough force. However if someone has replaced a buffer spring it is possible the wrong one is in there. You said it was a 30 Rem, a 35R or a 300 Sav would not operate correctly in a 30 Rem. Watch some ...
by Phyrbird
Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New 141 Gamemaster!
Replies: 5
Views: 3924

Re: New 141 Gamemaster!

WoW that's a deal :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My first
Replies: 2
Views: 2210

Re: My first

Yes Welcome:
Congrats and KUDOS for restoring one of our Ladies.
Great to have pics right off the bat too.