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by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Crap! Just missed 'em.
Replies: 4
Views: 2321

Re: Crap! Just missed 'em.

Not as bad as me :oops: but then again you're just getting started with our belles.
Mine has overflowed to Browning, other Remington, & S&W. :shock:
Luckily it is not a terminal affliction, just makes you trade happy. :?
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 02, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I heard Remington was going to discontinue .35?
Replies: 5
Views: 2203

Re: I heard Remington was going to discontinue .35?

Sarge,
Good point for us to reload.
If you think those are high try buying 460S&W or 300 Rem Ultra Mag. :twisted:
They will put a real kink in your wallet.
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 02, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Crap! Just missed 'em.
Replies: 4
Views: 2321

Re: Crap! Just missed 'em.

Ten Ring,
We did try to tell you that Jackitis is contagious. 8-)
And that our ladies invite their friends to stay. :D
This is one more proof of the virility of our affliction. :lol:
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 3 barrel set
Replies: 7
Views: 3652

Re: 3 barrel set

NNiiccee :!:
Was the case a one off or is there a source?
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:21 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello All!
Replies: 13
Views: 5075

Re: Hello All!

You have a potential nice lady.
I suggest the Doctor needs to operate :) I wish the patient well.
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:01 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: What is your opinion on these .300 Savage rounds?
Replies: 6
Views: 3684

Re: What is your opinion on these .300 Savage rounds?

Truly, Jackitis contagion leads to the complication of RELoader. :D

Our ladies need to be fed an often custom cuisine. 8-) We will sacrifice 30-30 brass, 7.62 NATO brass, and many pounds of linotype to the alter of our ladies. ;)

Greg if you need some tips we got you covered.
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 23, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Thinking about my Model 8.
Replies: 13
Views: 7103

Re: Thinking about my Model 8.

Try this: :geek:

http://vintagegungrips.net/ao-r13a.html

They even come in Hot Pink if you like. :lol:
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Firing Pin springs
Replies: 10
Views: 4010

Re: Firing Pin springs

That's good to hear, sounds like you got a straight shooter.
Congrats
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: 30-30 to .32 Remington order of operations?
Replies: 11
Views: 4866

Re: 30-30 to .32 Remington order of operations?

Different bore size, same issue. You might check this thread.

viewtopic.php?f=20&t=3838&p=13998&hilit ... 7a5#p13998
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 18, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Dreamed about Model 8's again!
Replies: 6
Views: 2655

Re: Dreamed about Model 8's again!

Don't ask, I was still waking from a great dream :!: :!: :?
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New guy could use a hand.
Replies: 12
Views: 5260

Re: New guy could use a hand.

PM sent, good luck. Another solution could be to offer the rifle for sale on GB with a reserve price 3 times what you might get. One of our fellow collectors bought a tang sight that ended up bent and hammered. It's still for sale after 6 months. Good advertising as he covers everything wrong with t...
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 17, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Dreamed about Model 8's again!
Replies: 6
Views: 2655

Re: Dreamed about Model 8's again!

I smoke tobacco cigarettes; no other inhalants for decades. :)

I may have a sixpack a year. :D

My scores in Grad school seem to indicate I don't have Alzheimer's yet. :lol:

Be careful my dreams have a habit of coming true with help from above. :ugeek:
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:20 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Went ahead and hit "buy now."
Replies: 8
Views: 4330

Re: Went ahead and hit "buy now."

Pretty, Clean, Original. Nice one

Congrats :mrgreen:
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Dreamed about Model 8's again!
Replies: 6
Views: 2655

Re: Dreamed about Model 8's again!

Ii too have those dreams, a Grade E Model 81, a semi pistol grip Grade F Model 8, a high grade FN1900.

Whew, if wishes were horses :?: :?:
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 16, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB: 81 Police magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 2751

Re: WTB: 81 Police magazine

Photos :?: :?:

Please
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: MODEL 14 PROJECT FINISHED
Replies: 15
Views: 9769

Re: MODEL 14 PROJECT FINISHED

Excellent restore :!: :!:

The dovetail cuts are hard t get right with hand tools, I know. Did you use a mill?
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Alaska
Replies: 3
Views: 1986

Re: Hello from Alaska

Be sure to fire form the necked down cases. I use 10g of unique with a medium weight bullet in this size case for forming. It will help you avoid too much headspace.
Carl
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:38 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker
Replies: 20
Views: 10750

Re: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker

Comment #1: I carefully have no comment. Learned a long time ago to try to stay out of trouble. :shock: Comment #2: I too have fallen down and could get up. :? I've developed a habit of trying to roll and cradle the rifle. :geek: Comment #3 I like to make use of my tools; if I own it, I shoot it. ;)...
by Phyrbird
Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker
Replies: 20
Views: 10750

Re: Welded Model 8 from Gunbroker

Beating our Ladies :!: :!:

Somebody get a strained order :?

Ten Ring, you could get a bad rep for this. :lol:
by Phyrbird
Sat Jan 10, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt stuck on my Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 2751

Re: Bolt stuck on my Model 81

Ten Ring, Just had another possibility. (SMACKO) With the safety lever down, look inside the slot in the receiver for the OpHandle. You should see the rocker down out of the way. If it's up and behind the bolt that's it! The lever could have come loose from it's shaft and allowed the rocker inside t...
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 81 Krieger Conversion .300 Savage
Replies: 15
Views: 9939

Re: Model 81 Krieger Conversion .300 Savage

OOOOOO :!: :!:

More PICs :!: :!:

Pretty Lady
by Phyrbird
Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:25 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Newest lady in the stable
Replies: 5
Views: 3125

Re: Newest lady in the stable

And they flirt :!: :!: Nice ladies 8-)

But I think Jackitis has struck again.

I want another Model 8 :oops:
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 14 in .32 coming soon!
Replies: 7
Views: 5469

Re: Model 14 in .32 coming soon!

Good one Adam :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Wed Jan 07, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Wisconsin
Replies: 6
Views: 2667

Re: Hello from Wisconsin

My Gr D has the same kind of markings. With a Model 81 barrel sleeve on a Model 8 circa 07
It appears Remington did some barrel jacket repairs in the late forties.
by Phyrbird
Fri Jan 02, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Our Ladies still in the News: Rifle Magazine Jan 15
Replies: 5
Views: 3960

Our Ladies still in the News: Rifle Magazine Jan 15

Look what is found in this months Rifle mag :!: :!:

:o
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by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Bolt stuck on my Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 2751

Re: Bolt stuck on my Model 81

1. Is the safety lever up or down? To move bolt it should be down.
2. Has a round been chambered? test barrel with a wood dowel. (Gently)
Keep fingers off the trigger :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:14 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 3 barrel set
Replies: 7
Views: 3652

Re: 3 barrel set

Walmart had Bone collector cases with 2 26" long side pockets last year and maybe this year.
You could try that one, or a double hard case.

Photos please :?: :?:
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello
Replies: 1
Views: 1393

Re: Hello

Welcome :)

It's good to enjoy our ladies, have fun...

Careful they like to live with their sisters, you could end up with Jackitis. :lol:
by Phyrbird
Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 E Xmas present
Replies: 5
Views: 3319

Re: Model 8 E Xmas present

Stop!! Stop!!

My keyboard hasn't dried out from the last time..... :lol:

Very Elegant, the condition of the checkering is very clean. Hope I can find one when the funds are there so I won't be kicking myself for the next 30 years.
by Phyrbird
Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Well, what do we have here...
Replies: 6
Views: 3379

Re: Well, what do we have here...

It's a Physics matter, the delayed movement of the buttplate is softened by the movement of the barrel/bolt assembly. You get the same energy transfer over a longer time. Thus it feels lighter. The effect is felt with A5 shotgun when the friction piece is set up right. To get definitive difference s...
by Phyrbird
Sun Dec 21, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 E Xmas present
Replies: 5
Views: 3319

Re: Model 8 E Xmas present

OOOO!!! Pretty Lady :!: :!: I am envious, both of the present :mrgreen: and the lady that made it possible. Congrats :) Very graceful tattoos as well, and I'm very surprised at the condition of the checkering. Could you post a set of close-ups of the checkering and engraving. Many of these have subt...
by Phyrbird
Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:03 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Police on GB
Replies: 2
Views: 1892

Police on GB

WWHHHEEWWW :!: :!:
They are proud of it :shock:

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =458893759

And it's freckled too.
by Phyrbird
Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: A great site for a new intrest
Replies: 14
Views: 4421

Re: A great site for a new intrest

Jack,

Are you sure? It sounds like commission to me. :D Commission of another act of buying frenzy. :lol:

Right now I'm thirsting after that just right trade at a show or here on the site ;)
by Phyrbird
Thu Dec 11, 2014 10:27 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: magazine feed spring malfunction
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: magazine feed spring malfunction

Bander, Got one just like it. Spring is Broke :!: The factory dimple that locates in the hole showing has broke off. :cry: Fix: A new (or old) spring. Or Make a flat head pin that matches the hole in the magazine, step it down to fit through the hole in the spring, rivet the pin on the outside of th...
by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 10, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: A great site for a new intrest
Replies: 14
Views: 4421

Re: A great site for a new intrest

wanatim,

Boing :!: boing :!: Be careful you'all get bounced right into another Model8/81 :lol: They are contagious you know.

The screw usually is for a sling swivel, I haven't made time to figure out the thread size just yet. they are floating around on ebay at times...
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: rear sight of parts set
Replies: 1
Views: 1766

Re: rear sight of parts set

Mr Johnson,
Did you get my PM?
Carl
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: something I found at the local gun show
Replies: 15
Views: 8026

Re: something I found at the local gun show

Pretty Lady. I like the forearm, nice. And at first I didn't like the Williams tang sight, after using these a while I've changed my mind. Its the best one of those in that it is great for tuning your point of aim and no worries of it getting off. The only one I like better is the Lyman 41AT. Got 3 ...
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: In Need Of A Screw
Replies: 3
Views: 1936

Re: In Need Of A Screw

If it's an early 81 I have found some were not drilled deep enough in the hole for the spring tube. Be aware this could cause the screw to get crossed.
by Phyrbird
Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Weird looking safety lever
Replies: 2
Views: 1938

Re: Weird looking safety lever

Yup, had the same problem, when you take the screw out you find the lever is supposed to be pinned. It doesn't always work. :o Best fix drill a new pin hole and rivet in a new pin. If you got a good mill. :x A good alternate; get some Locktite studlocker and apply to the shaft. Work it in. Align pro...
by Phyrbird
Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 14 in .32 coming soon!
Replies: 7
Views: 5469

Re: Model 14 in .32 coming soon!

Congrats :D
by Phyrbird
Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: GB M8 huh?
Replies: 9
Views: 4591

Re: GB M8 huh?

Yes, I noticed the way the stock was covered by a rag and the slip on recoil pad. Wonder what's under that?
You might be able to get a grade D for that much :!: :!:
No tang sights, not even a Krieger magazine.
by Phyrbird
Sat Nov 29, 2014 11:53 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: picked up a parts set
Replies: 5
Views: 2733

Re: picked up a parts set

UHJ, I have all 3 barrel assemblies. Your 30Rem receiver parts just might surprise you and fit the 25Rem barrel. 8-) I would be very careful about headspace if you put the 25 on the 30R receiver. If it is too long you could end up with a separated case when fired. :x The bolts and extractors are ide...
by Phyrbird
Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Barrel jacket scope mount
Replies: 8
Views: 4008

Re: Barrel jacket scope mount

I've an idea, I'll see if I can post some photos in the next couple weeks. ;)
by Phyrbird
Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 39
Views: 27209

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

OOOOOh :!: :!: Nice one, very cool implementation of the drawings. I also see it was made from a Self Loading Rifle.
Now you must excuse me, I have to clean the drool off my keyboard again. :lol: I'm running out of distilled water. :oops:
by Phyrbird
Sun Nov 23, 2014 12:07 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!
Replies: 39
Views: 27209

Re: Layman - The Original Detachable Magazine!

Waayyy Cool :!:
I too look forward to photos. I happen to have one of the non-Krieger conversions as well. I like being able to take the mag out.
You may want to be careful; our ladies have a penchant for gathering sisters. It's called Jackitis :D
by Phyrbird
Thu Nov 20, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: FN MOD 1900 AND REM 8 FOR SALE
Replies: 6
Views: 4775

Re: FN MOD 1900 AND REM 8 FOR SALE

Rick,
I've sent you a PM. Thanks
by Phyrbird
Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: 38-55 reloading help
Replies: 11
Views: 4318

Re: 38-55 reloading help

Jim, Outside neck turning will help some. Use care, if you trim too much the sizer die will not give you enough neck tension to hold the bullets. Especially if you find some jacketed. The turning can contribute to accuracy, too. Inside reaming often runs off center in the brass. An option is to get ...
by Phyrbird
Fri Nov 14, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from Central Michigan
Replies: 3
Views: 2047

Re: Hello from Central Michigan

There is another small difference in the bolts and extractors. Some of the "35" extractor claws are curved some are straight. Most I've seen are straight. The bolt itself differs between the 35Rem and 300Sav; the recess in the bolt for the case head is about .006 larger OD for the 300Sav. A 300Sav c...
by Phyrbird
Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:51 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Peep up or down
Replies: 6
Views: 3428

Re: Peep up or down

Roger,
You are so right :!: :!:
Many don't know how little difference the size of the peep makes. When you do the Trig and figure it out.
If however you shoot at ranges more than 200yds it can be more significant. :geek: