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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: 3683

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: 1979

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: 3683

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: 4114

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: 5037

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: 5037

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: 11622

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: 5142

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: 2367

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: 4517

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: 1869

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: 3671

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: 2061

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: 3851

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: 2865

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: 2297

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: 2205

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: 3172

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: 5864

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: 3172

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: 2925

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: 2825

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: 6728

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: 7387

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: 3172

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: 4662

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: 1660

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: 1660

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: 4662

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: 6808

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: 2951

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: 3018

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: 7145

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: 7145

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: 2105

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: 7145

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: 2935

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: 3578

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: 3416

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: 2944

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.
by Phyrbird
Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Ever dreamed about a Model 81?
Replies: 11
Views: 5942

Re: Ever dreamed about a Model 81?

no dreams about Model 8s :lol:

You should use a chest freezer for the guys, they won't fall out on you :lol:
by Phyrbird
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"
Replies: 12
Views: 9844

Re: A Model 81 "Rigged for Pig"

I like those fibre optic sights 8-) I have a set on a Puma 454 Casull lever action rifle. They help older eyes greatly.
A bowling pin doesn't stand a chance :!: :!:
The bad part is after 3-4 rounds all you got is splinters, no target left. :lol:
by Phyrbird
Wed Apr 09, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: How to modify other cartridge cases to use in Model 8 & 81.
Replies: 7
Views: 3983

Re: How to modify other cartridge cases to use in Model 8 &

For more interesting downloads you might try these:

http://stevespages.com/page8.htm

http://stevespages.com/page7d.htm

Just avoid :twisted: downloading a book by "jolly Roger" the atf and others track it :shock:
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: How to modify other cartridge cases to use in Model 8 & 81.
Replies: 7
Views: 3983

Re: How to modify other cartridge cases to use in Model 8 &

Excellent post, the kind of detail and references our members need :!: :!:
by Phyrbird
Mon Apr 07, 2014 6:47 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Anyone hunt deer with the .25 Remington?
Replies: 14
Views: 6620

Re: Anyone hunt deer with the .25 Remington?

I'll take you up on the rug :lol:
Ya know hitting the lottery isn't a bad idea, we all need a little fun money. (not funny money) :roll:
by Phyrbird
Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Anyone hunt deer with the .25 Remington?
Replies: 14
Views: 6620

Re: Anyone hunt deer with the .25 Remington?

I recall an article of a Wyoming or Colorado grizzly that was known to have killed multiple hunters, scores of dogs, and several trail horses. It was in American Rifleman or Guns & Ammo magazine. Eventually he was killed by a famous hunter after he lost all his dogs. The gent emptied his Winchester ...
by Phyrbird
Sun Apr 06, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: compass
Replies: 4
Views: 2546

Re: compass

Shades of Boy Scout topography maps and overnites under a pauncho. Yeah, I remember :)
by Phyrbird
Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: New case
Replies: 2
Views: 2088

Re: New case

Nice :!: :!:
What's the lining?
Do you plan a lid hinge and/or buckle?
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Hornady 200gr FTX Lever Evolution Ammo?
Replies: 8
Views: 3777

Re: Hornady 200gr FTX Lever Evolution Ammo?

Having experience with a few hi-power rifles I must comment. Many times the performance of a cartridge has more to do with a individual rifle than the shooter or the round. I've a Springfield 03 reworked to 270 that will group under a quarter at 200yds if I do my part. :D I traded off a 742 in 3006 ...