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by Phyrbird
Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 19
Views: 10079

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: 2466

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: 6606

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: 1793

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: 1837

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: 6376

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: 4022

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: 2382

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: 6606

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: 2768

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: 6606

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: 6606

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: 2600

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: 2600

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: 6774

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: 6606

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: 3582

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: 2078

Re: My first

Yes Welcome:
Congrats and KUDOS for restoring one of our Ladies.
Great to have pics right off the bat too.
by Phyrbird
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from the Gunshine State
Replies: 2
Views: 1599

Re: Hello from the Gunshine State

Welcome and Congrats; look forward to pics.
by Phyrbird
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Manual of Cartridge Conversions
Replies: 2
Views: 1938

Re: Manual of Cartridge Conversions

Bump:

3 gone, maybe more. I found a way I can get these out for $20 shipping included.
by Phyrbird
Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: who can cut my barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 3374

Re: who can cut my barrel

This is reprehensible :!: :!:
:twisted:

Along the same lines, I have a need for a reputable person for blueing??
Does it fall under the same regs?
by Phyrbird
Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Great Experience
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Re: Great Experience

Glad I could help. Also would like some photos of the season and our Lady with her accomplishments. Almost wish I could join you for some time on the hunt. Don't know how my knees would like the mountains though :( Be careful, :o I'm a little cautious of going after game that could have me for lunch...
by Phyrbird
Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: out at the range 9.17.16
Replies: 3
Views: 2306

Re: out at the range 9.17.16

Now do we play the Barney scratch and sniff Game?? Count how many times he does it :lol:

Good to hear you are having fun, good luck with the refit. U know how many times I did that? That's why I always take my Remington box of tools to the range. Live and Learn....
by Phyrbird
Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: We are back on TV
Replies: 6
Views: 3478

Re: We are back on TV

Unfortunately this is the Outdoor channel's response: Outdoor Channel Response <info@outdoorchannel.com> Sep 14 at 6:37 PM To carlsandage@yahoo.com Message body When replying, type your text above this line. Resolution: Hello Carl, Thank you for your interest. You can still watch your favorite shows...
by Phyrbird
Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Model 81 Bolt malfunction
Replies: 18
Views: 7402

Re: Model 81 Bolt malfunction

LG, I've been thinking :o about your fault, it could be something to do with the bolt lock in the carrier. Study this link at the very last of the second page for additional understanding of how this stuff works. https://www.flickr.com/photos/buster_charlie/albums/72157623271360342/page2 It could be...
by Phyrbird
Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:03 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: We are back on TV
Replies: 6
Views: 3478

We are back on TV

Members should watch the new show Gun Stories on Outdoor Channel. Episode 601 is dedicated to our ladies. I haven't found any online stream of the video yet. I've requested they connect with our forum and provide the video for our members.
It's a cool coverage of our Ladies; still making headlines.
by Phyrbird
Tue Sep 13, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: IRAQVETERAN8888's BIG Model 8 Video
Replies: 1
Views: 2374

Re: IRAQVETERAN8888's BIG Model 8 Video

Where did he get the Ghost ring sight? Could be great for older eyes.
by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: New member with a model 81 question
Replies: 4
Views: 2051

Re: New member with a model 81 question

I used an old auger from my daddy in law's collection. Drills a flat bottom hole and you can estimate depth from the # of turns. Worked great, a little at time till you get just right. I would not recommend a beveled standard drill as they can grab and or go too deep. The original is a flat bottomed...
by Phyrbird
Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Blew up my model 81
Replies: 4
Views: 2502

Re: Blew up my model 81

Did it fire B4 you pulled the trigger? If it fired after you pulled trigger, the hammer WILL drop even out of battery. Did you check chamber for something stuck in it? Prevent bolt from closing all the way. I infer they were your loads. It could be a high primer, a stretched case (do you trim for le...
by Phyrbird
Mon Sep 05, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 81 and 30 Rem handloads
Replies: 4
Views: 2534

Re: Model 81 and 30 Rem handloads

Cross check it. An air rifle or pistol is a cheap way. If it consistently gives errors send it back for calibration. This could be dangerous with faulty readings. Another thought, I've heard of some of our ladies having smaller bores (.307-.306) than .308; this could cause increased pressures and ve...
by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: 35 Remington bolt action
Replies: 2
Views: 1840

Re: 35 Remington bolt action

You might try the Rem 760, Ken Waters wrote a special on the combo with respect for the stronger action. It's impressive if you find one that groups well. Some do not.
Carl
by Phyrbird
Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 4
Views: 3708

Re: Howdy!

NIce, then you'd like my convertible Blackhawk, 45acp, 45C, 45 SCH, 45AR, and 45 WM.
It's sudden death on Miller pony bottles.
by Phyrbird
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Marble tang sight
Replies: 3
Views: 2132

Re: Marble tang sight

JimC,
My PMs are rather full, Email OK?

Carlsandage@yahoo.com
by Phyrbird
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Norway!
Replies: 12
Views: 7133

Re: Hello from Norway!

Check the USA address: & phone...

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by Phyrbird
Wed Aug 31, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Marble tang sight
Replies: 3
Views: 2132

Re: Marble tang sight

JimC,
Got several, new manufacture about 5-10 yr ago from a retiree in Texas. Taps too.
See the list:

viewtopic.php?f=20&t=4633

I do trade if you've trading stuff.
by Phyrbird
Mon Aug 29, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Peep windage adjustment/mod?
Replies: 6
Views: 3189

Re: Peep windage adjustment/mod?

Joe, I've seen several that are threaded for an aperture, got one myself. The one in the photo is definitely the flip style. My brother gave me a Redfield adjustable disc aperture for Xmas years ago and it fits very nice. the one I have has no place for a flip type sight. I'd really like to get my h...
by Phyrbird
Sun Aug 28, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: .300 Savage/.35 Remington bolt questions for 'yalls
Replies: 3
Views: 2051

Re: .300 Savage/.35 Remington bolt questions for 'yalls

Adam, With the design of the rifles I am more concerned about headspace than rim space. I consistently urge caution when folks talk about swap or swapping barrels, even when the same caliber. Many will note the 300S and 35R extractors are identical. So far all the bolt carrier details I know of are ...
by Phyrbird
Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 4
Views: 3708

Re: Howdy!

Big Country, Big Welcome A cute Ruger, is it a 22? I may have one to match. Some of us trade, but very carefully. Some of the online guys (auctions) are nice. Quite a few are not so forthcoming. My best finds are at the small local shows. Stay alert.... You know we have elk season here in eastern Ke...
by Phyrbird
Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: .300 Savage/.35 Remington bolt questions for 'yalls
Replies: 3
Views: 2051

Re: .300 Savage/.35 Remington bolt questions for 'yalls

Adam, if you have both, mike the ID of the bolt face on the 300 then the 35R. It will be enlightening.
They are not the same, the case rim is not the same. Worth some thought, hey?
by Phyrbird
Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: newbie reloader with .32 bullet questions
Replies: 4
Views: 3068

Re: newbie reloader with .32 bullet questions

Adam, you might try tweaking the overall length of the rounds to see if it helps. Big question mark :?: :?: Does the 35R rifle have the same problem? I'm casting a flat point RCBS mould in 32 that could be near to round nose, check it. Joe (Sarge) has some for testing. https://www.midsouthshooterssu...
by Phyrbird
Fri Aug 26, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 250 grain spire points
Replies: 4
Views: 2197

Re: 250 grain spire points

The Speer, Sierra, and Noslers in the 220-225g range should give you the extra punch you are asking about. However, keep in mind more mass gives more rainbow trajectory. Plus the effective range for terminal expansion drops as well. It sounds like you are after more dangerous game. :evil: I for one ...
by Phyrbird
Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:12 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy getting started
Replies: 4
Views: 4135

Re: New guy getting started

One pretty lady, Congrats.
by Phyrbird
Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 250 grain spire points
Replies: 4
Views: 2197

Re: 250 grain spire points

Most are for too high a velocity for our ladies, there are a few that may fit.
But they typically will not expand, try the 220g you may have better luck and a flatter trajectory.
by Phyrbird
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Norway!
Replies: 12
Views: 7133

Re: Hello from Norway!

Einar,
You might check these folks; got no affiliation with them. And will comment in near future if they are trustworthy. Don't know yet.

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by Phyrbird
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Peep windage adjustment/mod?
Replies: 6
Views: 3189

Re: Peep windage adjustment/mod?

3 comments:
1 Dry teflon spray the bore; prevent leading, easier to clean
2 Play around with the powder charge the POI will shift
3 Shim the tang sight to midpoint of the 2 POIs and use KY windage.
by Phyrbird
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy
Replies: 17
Views: 7561

Re: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy

While I do have a large, (perhaps xtra large) :) south side we will never hear an admission to being the south end of a north going mule. :D I appreciate Sarge not posting the wrong end of the guys hanging out at the fence. Seems like a rather rocky view for popcorn to me... :lol: Fangs alot for the...
by Phyrbird
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tang sight Trouble
Replies: 3
Views: 2060

Re: Tang sight Trouble

Or some plastic shim stock, most machine supply houses stock it. Works real well, and can't scratch up blueing or a stock.
I suggest .001, .002, .005, and .010, the stock usually comes in letter size sheets.
by Phyrbird
Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy
Replies: 17
Views: 7561

Re: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy

Joe Thanks for the Kudos. With 2 32s, both M8s I have limited experience. My "Not Krieger" was grouping reasonable at the event, but with the sights the way they are I was having difficulty zeroing to my satisfaction, therefore I hesitate to make claims of group size. The GrD with the 41AT FBI sight...