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by Phyrbird
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:05 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Griffin & Howe Inc New York Base, Mount, and 1" Rings
Replies: 2
Views: 1936

Re: Griffin & Howe Inc New York Base, Mount, and 1" Rings

Sarge, You just told me what my other G&H mount is worth. Got 2, one on the M81 cherry 35rem caliber. The other is reserved for the M8 in 32 Rem with a button on the bottom of the trigger guard. :D After I get the 2 swap barrels fitted and blued. I only need a 30 Rem barrel and a buffer spring to co...
by Phyrbird
Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Any way to improve accuracy on my 35Rem Mod 81?
Replies: 19
Views: 9581

Re: Any way to improve accuracy on my 35Rem Mod 81?

sound like a solid plan to me, wish I could find the time to do similar range testing.
by Phyrbird
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Any way to improve accuracy on my 35Rem Mod 81?
Replies: 19
Views: 9581

Re: Any way to improve accuracy on my 35Rem Mod 81?

Fred, Had (and traded) a R742 3006 that would miss a paper plate at 100yds. Yeah, 12" groups. :x a Marlin 4570 that was almost as bad Dad's 760 3006 will never miss a milk jug at 300yds, and a re barreled Springfield 03 will group under an inch at 200yds. :D Try differing loads, it will make a diffe...
by Phyrbird
Mon Jul 21, 2014 4:19 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 2-Gun Action Match with a Remington Model 8 (video)
Replies: 12
Views: 5625

Re: 2-Gun Action Match with a Remington Model 8 (video)

OOOOOOO I wanna play :!: :!:
Where's ya'lls sandlot :?:
by Phyrbird
Sun Jul 20, 2014 7:07 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.
Replies: 12
Views: 5330

Re: 1906 .35Rem going to the range tomorrow.

You mentioned hand cannons. You should try the 460S&W, same kick, flatter trajectory, up to a 400g bullet if you can find them in .452. :D I like the 35Rem in the Contender super 14 as well, though it has hazards for your elbow if you lay it on the table. :oops: Other favorites are 4 win mag and 454...
by Phyrbird
Sat Jul 19, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Griffin & Howe Inc New York Base, Mount, and 1" Rings
Replies: 2
Views: 1936

Griffin & Howe Inc New York Base, Mount, and 1" Rings

Oh members of the Jackitis club. I think there is G&H mount on Ebay for M8 & 81. I've not the extra cash for this just yet. If someone on the site wins it, I might be able to trade for it. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Griffin-Howe-Inc-New-York-Base-Mount-and-1-Rings-Pat-May-3-1932-/331264284110?ssPageNam...
by Phyrbird
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Buffer springs
Replies: 9
Views: 3964

Re: Buffer springs

I don't know yet, but I will. there are all the calibers here to be checked.
When I pull one apart I take dimensional notes. I have documented a difference of over all length of a used 35 Rem recoil spring vs new.
by Phyrbird
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 32 Dies
Replies: 5
Views: 2380

Re: 32 Dies

So I shouldn't have given away my Rock Chucker press? Oh Yeah :!: I would likely try the water anneal method. Safer 32 Remington dies are it then. Glad I asked. I think I will lube liberally, then clean before or after annealing in the tumbler? If you use MotoMica you don't have to clean, no proble...
by Phyrbird
Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 32 Dies
Replies: 5
Views: 2380

Re: 32 Dies

Jim, a. the Dillon can expand the 30R to 32, I don't recommend it. A compound press with the ram centered under the die will give better results. B. Be sure to lube the inside of the case mouth thoroughly. I use MotoMica or Imperial sizing die wax. Accordianed brass don't fit in the chamber very wel...
by Phyrbird
Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:03 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 32 Remington Model 8 Receiver-New Forearm-Reloading Stuff
Replies: 7
Views: 3406

Re: 32 Remington Model 8 Receiver-New Forearm-Reloading Stuf

Thank you Denny, a very nice trade. :D

Just a note for other members, Denny is nice to work with, delivers what and when he says. :!:
by Phyrbird
Fri Jul 04, 2014 11:12 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Safety problems. Need a fix
Replies: 3
Views: 1833

Re: Safety problems. Need a fix

One of the issues that can cause this is if someone has stoned the trigger or hammer hooks to lighten the trigger pull. The safety lever may have twisted on the shaft, I've seen this on a rifle or 2. You might check the screw that holds the trigger spring and the Main spring is tight, it's the secon...
by Phyrbird
Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 32 Remington Model 8 Receiver-New Forearm-Reloading Stuff
Replies: 7
Views: 3406

Re: 32 Remington Model 8 Receiver-New Forearm-Reloading Stuf

Denny,

Did you get my last PM? If not email me, please.

Carlsandage@yahoo.com
by Phyrbird
Wed Jun 25, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 Buttplate
Replies: 6
Views: 3794

Re: Model 8 Buttplate

Jerry, I've one that looks just like yours on a Model8, depends on the actual dimensions. If you are fitting a reproduction stock it will be easier to use the plastic ones. Getting the angle on the toe of these metal ones can be hard to get a clean precise fit. If you ever have to fit one of the "S"...
by Phyrbird
Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: General
Topic: I wonder if John Browning would Approve ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4521

Re: I wonder if John Browning would Approve ?

Just a thought, any comments on ceramicote v.s. NIB-X coatings? I have a local vendor that does the ceramicote.
And a Savage 755 begging for a nice refinsh.
by Phyrbird
Tue Jun 24, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I wonder if John Browning would Approve ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4521

Re: I wonder if John Browning would Approve ?

Sarge,
That is way cool :geek: to take an old beater and re-furb it to make it current.
Frankly I like the Lyman choke, got one I should mount.... 8-)
HHHMMM :?:
by Phyrbird
Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Angry as heck, gun shop issues.
Replies: 26
Views: 10475

Re: Angry as heck, gun shop issues.

Very nice :!: :!:
Bet the rifle was lighter before :cry: just like the early Pontiac Nascar frames, swiss cheese style.
The buff job is great, very little damage to the lettering, good job 8-)
by Phyrbird
Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: POE Model 8 on GB
Replies: 12
Views: 4600

Re: POE Model 8 on GB

Oh Grand and Mighty Jack of the Models 8 & 81, (Yeah I'm laying it on thick) I have some trading material we might discuss. You may have seen my first M81 in 35Rem with the nice checkering. I'd like to find a nice Model 8 in 35 Rem with the semi pistol grip and perhaps checkered stocks. It should ha...
by Phyrbird
Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Greetings from Maine
Replies: 5
Views: 2129

Re: Greetings from Maine

you are right about that, I found a 1910 Winchester in 401, a German Mauser 11mm single shot bolt action, and a 16ga rolling block shotgun. All but the Winchester were reasonable. Pity there was no cash for that time... :oops:
by Phyrbird
Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Inherited .35 Model 81 kreiger?
Replies: 7
Views: 4060

Re: Inherited .35 Model 81 kreiger?

Browning gun oil Quick :!: :!:
It's getting hard to find because of EPA, but it stays with your blue finish a lot longer. :ugeek:
by Phyrbird
Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Three of a kind
Replies: 3
Views: 1722

Re: Three of a kind

AAAWWWWEEE :D

They look so Cute together, How'd you get triples :?: :?:

:lol:
by Phyrbird
Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Range report 32 Rem reloads and my Model 8
Replies: 6
Views: 3360

Re: Range report 32 Rem reloads and my Model 8

Gee Sarge, now you got me wanna go :mrgreen:
Tween HoneyDoo and back to grad school I ain't gonna :cry:
by Phyrbird
Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Too Many Deer in Texas????
Replies: 3
Views: 1893

Re: Too Many Deer in Texas????

Don't feel bad we have some neighbors up the street. The little girls would just walk in :oops: if you didn't answer the door quick enough. They were looking for bugs and snails, rearranged our retaining block walls for us. :shock: Instead of calling cops or their Mama, they have project of helping ...
by Phyrbird
Thu May 29, 2014 11:57 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Guy
Replies: 7
Views: 3484

Re: New Guy

Pretty Ladies :!: :!:
Looks like the 25REM was not hurt in the safe, pity about the stocks.
Sarge is right about the supplier, Congrats and Welcome.
by Phyrbird
Wed May 28, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1st year production Remington Autoloading Rifle, .35rem
Replies: 4
Views: 2632

Re: 1st year production Remington Autoloading Rifle, .35rem

IMFun... You might check with the S&S Huntclub guys they are the only ones I 've seen with the base for sale. I'm pretty sure they are brazed on the barrel sleeve after the sleeve is threaded in the back.
by Phyrbird
Wed May 28, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Nice .25 on GB
Replies: 3
Views: 2099

Re: Nice .25 on GB

I think the model 8 has pieces riveted inside the receiver. Just as the 870 ejector is riveted. they can be replaced but it requires a blue job after riveting.
by Phyrbird
Tue May 27, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Finally an 81
Replies: 2
Views: 1976

Re: Finally an 81

Gents While I don't have the 300SAV conversion assembled yet, I have fired the 35REM multiple times. It doesn't compare to a BAR 300WMg or a 7mm Mg XBolt Medallion. You should know I use a Limbsaver pad on them all. Even my daughter likes to shoot them :D Our ladies can't compare to a straight stock...
by Phyrbird
Tue May 27, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My new hobby: sewing and quilting!
Replies: 7
Views: 2826

Re: My new hobby: sewing and quilting!

For those really interested I can link you to a demo sale for AQPS machines.
Send a PM and I'll forward you...
by Phyrbird
Mon May 26, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: One more payment and this is mine!
Replies: 11
Views: 5291

Re: One more payment and this is mine!

A nice clean rifle, a very pretty butt stock, 8-) and $200 worth of sights. 35REM to boot.
I think you got a great deal, Congrats :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Sun May 25, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My new hobby: sewing and quilting!
Replies: 7
Views: 2826

Re: My new hobby: sewing and quilting!

For those that can come Kentucky has the Worlds largest Quilt show every spring in Paducah. ;) We've been 2-3 times, and like to spend a night at the lake(s). 8-) The art quilts are incredible. The classic quilts can blow your mind. :roll: We even had an Arabian tapestry exhibit 2 years ago. :shock:...
by Phyrbird
Sun May 25, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: First Impressions of my 81!
Replies: 5
Views: 2676

Re: First Impressions of my 81!

Splitting case necks, 38-55 head stamp, HHHHMMMMM :?: I've winchester, CIL, Remington factory rounds in 32REM. They all say 32 REM on the base. You might have Real 38-55 rounds, my info says they are not the same as 32REM. I've seen only one cartridge for our rifles other than these: 25REM, 30REM, 3...
by Phyrbird
Fri May 23, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: SAAMI drawing
Replies: 5
Views: 2526

Re: SAAMI drawing

Just check my previous post: http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=3177&p=10389&hilit=SAAMI&sid=e8c2233c39179927dfc1c5e5685ccab9#p10389 And the link: :D http://stevespages.com/page7d.htm Warning there are downloads on his links that are probably monitored; don't downl...
by Phyrbird
Sun May 18, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New member....35 cal. 81....what model is it?
Replies: 14
Views: 6088

Re: New member....35 cal. 81....what model is it?

Welcome, that sling is a really neat feature. And from the look a very clean rifle.
Congrats
by Phyrbird
Sun May 18, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Let's revitalize the 30 Remington (Not AR)
Replies: 13
Views: 6675

Re: Let's revitalize the 30 Remington (Not AR)

Just a note, they still haven't made it to the range.
A side note: I'm loading 7.62 Tok with them and 45C with 158g 357s using sabots too. We will have a range report when they go...
by Phyrbird
Sat May 17, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My new hobby: sewing and quilting!
Replies: 7
Views: 2826

Re: My new hobby: sewing and quilting!

Trinidad, Adam, You are into something that is an interesting field. Cam would it be appropriate on our forum to back and forth about these things of interest that not directly related to our Ladies? These discussions Do keep the forum lively... My families have a long history of Quilting & sewing; ...
by Phyrbird
Thu May 15, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member and Model 8 owner!
Replies: 11
Views: 4191

Re: New member and Model 8 owner!

Here in S Ky the horseback hunting is AAHHH limited. The only place you might try it is Land Between the Lakes. They might have regs against it there too. :(
by Phyrbird
Wed May 14, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Heads up: Takedown case
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Re: Heads up: Takedown case

Yeah, don't they though :!: :!:

Or pack one to a gun show :geek:
by Phyrbird
Tue May 13, 2014 10:17 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Heads up: Takedown case
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Heads up: Takedown case

Thought the members might like the opportunity:

http://www.foxriversporting.com/product ... edown-case

I've no affiliation with these guys, good luck
by Phyrbird
Tue May 13, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member and Model 8 owner!
Replies: 11
Views: 4191

Re: New member and Model 8 owner!

OOOHHH :!:
The scabbard :!: :!:

Could you make me a brown paper pattern, please. I've some Mennonites locally that do primo leather work. We might be able to get some made.

Just send me a PM, I'll get you email and or address to mail to....
Thanks
by Phyrbird
Tue May 13, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: My first Custom rifle is done!
Replies: 9
Views: 5716

Re: My first Custom rifle is done!

OOOOO :!: :!: Pretty :!: :!:

There you go again, now I gotta wash my keyboard out with distilled water again. :oops:

DROOL SLOBBER
by Phyrbird
Tue May 13, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Email Scam
Replies: 6
Views: 2670

Re: Email Scam

You wanna get them in REAL trouble :?: :?:

Forward the email to: spam@uce.gov

It's the FTC FEDERAL spam site; talk about a whuppin' :twisted:
by Phyrbird
Mon May 12, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1938 Model 81
Replies: 3
Views: 2654

Re: 1938 Model 81

A very clean looking rifle, Nice. I like the setup as a whole. I do prefer a bottom pour melter though, it's a lot faster. You do gotta watch, if the lead pours just right it will squirt back out of the mould. That's why I wear welding glove on the mould hand. One squirt of lead across the palm :o i...
by Phyrbird
Tue May 06, 2014 10:29 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: .35 Model 81 questions
Replies: 15
Views: 6643

Re: .35 Model 81 questions

Dale,

Apologies if we Jacked your post; have you a favorite muscle car from bygone years? ;)

Or possibly a favorite firearm we could share the enjoyment? There are a lot of rachet Jaws :lol: here, but we have fun and help our Brothers & Sistas.
by Phyrbird
Tue May 06, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: .35 Model 81 questions
Replies: 15
Views: 6643

Re: .35 Model 81 questions

Oh Yeah :!: :!:

Way cool Sarge, makes me long for the nights in Iroquois park after midnight.
Downshift, slide thru the curve, upshift go for the next turn; WWWAAAHHHH :!: :!:
Burn half a tank in one round of the park.
by Phyrbird
Mon May 05, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: My almost new 1950 Savage 99 EG
Replies: 3
Views: 1865

Re: My almost new 1950 Savage 99 EG

I like 'em too. Brother has one in 308.

A pretty lady :!:
by Phyrbird
Mon May 05, 2014 9:25 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: .35 Model 81 questions
Replies: 15
Views: 6643

Re: .35 Model 81 questions

#1. I smell another case of Jackitis in incubation. Dale there is no cure so might as well break down an buy another... :lol: (Safe and Model 81 that is) ;) :lol: #2. Sarge, I just realized your Avatar image could be a '64 GTO, Lemans, Tempest. My first owned car was a '65 Lemans with the stacked he...
by Phyrbird
Sun May 04, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: load data for 25 rem
Replies: 5
Views: 2663

Re: load data for 25 rem

SAMMI data calls for 2.050 OAL for both it and the 30Rem. I wouldn't let it go more than .005 more than this standard.
by Phyrbird
Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Model 8 owner
Replies: 9
Views: 3229

Re: New Model 8 owner

Blacky, I suggest you check this thread, I mention some good cleaning practices. http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3644&hilit=+browning+gun+oil Welcome to our group, be careful of the Jackitis . It's not terminal but very contagious. Seems like all of us have a e...
by Phyrbird
Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Does anyone here reload .32 Remington?
Replies: 5
Views: 3120

Re: Does anyone here reload .32 Remington?

Try the Speer 170g bullet, it's about the only one you can find for now...

See some of my other posts for reload data sheet links, also try Ken Waters Pet loads. He is GOOD
by Phyrbird
Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: New 8 32rem
Replies: 4
Views: 2754

Re: New 8 32rem

Oh great 10 Ring, Got 2 32s; one with a button on the bottom of the trigger guard, :) the other is Tattooed. :D

Really don't wanna sell/trade right now.. :mrgreen:

There are an 8 and 81 in 30 Rem I might trade. They're in above average shape, and put most of the ones on GB in the shade.