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by Phyrbird
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: F/S MODEL 8 " D GRADE ...
Replies: 3
Views: 2665

Re: F/S MODEL 8 " D GRADE ...

Pretty Lady :!: :!:

Kinda like that Roy Orbison song:"Please don't Walk on BY" ;)

I'd like to make some Chauvinist comments, but I really want to keep my login rights to the forum. :)

How can you stand the separation anxiety :?: :?:
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Will the sickeness end?........... ugh
Replies: 12
Views: 4343

Re: Will the sickeness end?........... ugh

Olskool,
I gotta come to N.C. to visit my son & his Lady, sometime soon. If you got a Hog problem, I'd love to help. If they're edible I would put them in the freezer. We love to smoke a loin in the summer on the grill. Got 2 35Rs that need the practice. :D
by Phyrbird
Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5 school days left - not that I'm counting UPDATE
Replies: 16
Views: 4359

Re: 44 school days left - not that I'm counting

Adam, Just a note of encouragement. I've been in the education industry for the last 10 years, after 20 years of maintenance and reliability in Heavy industry. I've felt your pain in dealing with the students in Junior and Senior high environment. SHARP kids, cool technical training hardware, :ugeek...
by Phyrbird
Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My first Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 4367

My first Model 81

Okay, I probably should have done this earlier. Was in a Kentucky Gunshow when my brother dragged me half way across the hall. He'd found a setup with lots of JMB Remingtons. This one was a beauty. In one of my favorite calibers 35 Remington. Nice wood, better than normal blueing. All I had was trad...
by Phyrbird
Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:28 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Looking for a Police magazine?
Replies: 4
Views: 2580

Re: Looking for a Police magazine?

Speaking of magazines, is there anyone with a scruffy, dimensionally correct POE magazine I could use for a pattern? Seems this group could use a source of quality supply of these for shooters. At 1K a pop that's a lot to be cycling and popping in and out of a action. We could try to work up somethi...
by Phyrbird
Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: pics of my model 8's
Replies: 8
Views: 4403

Re: pics of my model 8's

Iolhippie, Herre you go: :) One bolt handle; http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140948162842&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123 If you are the lucky bidder; I'd like Dibs on the Mag side spring, Mag follower, & barrel sight block, please. I can't afford the additional total right now, perh...
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Picking up an FN today
Replies: 22
Views: 8493

Re: Picking up an FN today

Very NIce :!: :!:

May I suggest Cheri', Not Shari. It seems to fit the European Mystique.
After all she goes past pretty to innocent beauty.
by Phyrbird
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Just Joined, questions about hot loads and bears
Replies: 2
Views: 1760

Re: Just Joined, questions about hot loads and bears

NaBaker, I've done some digging and checked velocities for standard 35 Rem cartridges. You should check out this site: http://data.hodgdon.com/cartridge_load.asp They list the following: 220 GR. SPR FN -- Hodgdon H4895 --33.0g .358dia -- 2.470"OAL 1848fps 29,000 CUP || 36.3g --2010fps 33,600 CUP I a...
by Phyrbird
Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Misbehaving
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Re: Misbehaving

Issue turned into a not-issue. all is well 8-)
by Phyrbird
Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Misbehaving
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Re: Misbehaving

81Police, I'll try to get back to you this eve, maybe tomorrow. Side note: I pretty sure Wolfe collectables is a fine upstanding guy. We've got along just fine, perhaps we don't always agree :o , but without different people we wouldn't have the opportunity to collect M8 & 81s. The rest are too busy...
by Phyrbird
Sun Mar 24, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Misbehaving
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Misbehaving

81Police,

Is it appropriate to quote one of our suppliers on their behavior on an auction?
by Phyrbird
Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: .35 Remington: Failure to unlock or extract.
Replies: 4
Views: 1976

Re: .35 Remington: Failure to unlock or extract.

This is knarly, I suggest a pro gunsmith. You still have live rounds in the magazine, right? Use caution push/pulling on the bolt handle I've seen some that are broke in the groove in the bolt carrier. This is most likely from allowing the bolt to slam forward with the barrel removed. However it doe...
by Phyrbird
Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Model 8 owner
Replies: 2
Views: 1426

Re: Model 8 owner

Welcome to our midst. This is a nice place. We look forward to pics if you can... :D
by Phyrbird
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Gripcaps for M81
Replies: 6
Views: 3367

Gripcaps for M81

Are there any of the forum that have an Model 81 (early '38 with pistol grip & checkering) with a grip cap? I'd really appreciate if you could send me or PM me some photos. Those here on the site just show side views, I need some bottom and angled photos please. I'm trying to correct a blooper with ...
by Phyrbird
Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My son's great grandfather's Model 8
Replies: 9
Views: 4074

Re: My son's great grandfather's Model 8

Very good to see an honest restoration, my complements. Side note: my research indicates the 25-35 Rem and the 30-30 Rem may have been Remington's attempt to capitalize on the popularity of the already known cartridges. My research says 25-35 Rem is 25 Rem; 30-30 Rem is 30 Rem. I have one of the rif...
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:31 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Louisville Gunshow this weekend ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2698

Re: Louisville Gunshow this weekend ...

Patience is a virtue, Oh Grand and Mighty ImFunCity :lol: (As I've told my daughter many times) I've got some new ones. And just discovered a SLR. :shock: 8-)
When the HoneyDoo slacks off I'll have more pics. :roll:
Anyone drool over other JMB humpback products? :mrgreen:
by Phyrbird
Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:41 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Louisville Gunshow this weekend ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2698

Re: Louisville Gunshow this weekend ...

Nice meeting you

CWS
by Phyrbird
Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Stith mount on GB
Replies: 1
Views: 1178

Re: Stith mount on GB

Look at the photos closely; it's a Stith mount.
Read the description carefully the mount is priced extra :!: :!:

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =332408567

If you want it bad enough Goodluck...
by Phyrbird
Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Lyman 41 R sight??
Replies: 1
Views: 2520

Lyman 41 R sight??

This sight requires drill and tap of the receiver. but the Mdl 8-81 is not flat sided. Is there a spacer under this sight base?
Could some of the owners post some pics of the mounting?
a link to Pics already on the site?
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem
Replies: 6
Views: 3209

Re: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem

Learn something new every day, 308 sizes to 300Sav :!: :!:
Any dimensional differences? Is there much trimming?

CWS
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New member with Pics
Replies: 3
Views: 2689

Re: New member with Pics

The one with the long forearm:
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Enjoy the Art :!: :)
by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New member with Pics
Replies: 3
Views: 2689

Re: New member with Pics

Ask & Ye Shall Receive:
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by Phyrbird
Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:06 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New member with Pics
Replies: 3
Views: 2689

New member with Pics

Hi, I've been lurking, leaving tips, and chatting with some of the members. Hopefully these will be some interesting Pics: I think I've gone from Jackitis to needing a barn for this stable :lol: The Stable: P1000853.JPG The 32R with mag: P1000851.JPG Yeah, it's got a button on the bottom! :D The 35R...
by Phyrbird
Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Louisville Gunshow this weekend ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2698

Re: Louisville Gunshow this weekend ...

I'm comin' :!: :!:

How will I know you if I see you :?: :?: I'll be in the Browning cap (o/d color)

Unless you're the gent I traded for the 35R grade B this last fall.

You know where your table is yet? Should I bring trading material?
by Phyrbird
Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem
Replies: 6
Views: 3209

Re: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem

DeWalt, You make very valid points, in practical terms I agree. At the same time I'd like to set an example to be Sure. :ugeek: One issue will be with the 35R. I'm loading for a single shot pistol, a pump 760, and a pristine auto loader. I'd like to know which chamber is the tightest and size for it...
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem
Replies: 6
Views: 3209

Re: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem

OK, I've done some digging. The 35R bolt is about .005-.007 smaller than the 300Sav. Looking at the cases in the chambers with the rifle taken down they are very deep. That is the extractor is recessed in the "block". Yes, the extractor is very much the same. I'm amazed that the bolts close on all t...
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2nd Amendment Support
Replies: 11
Views: 4360

Re: 2nd Amendment Support

Ladies and Gents,

It sounds to me there is a vengeance issue with Ms Fienstien; I mean she may be in need of counseling. The solution to this problem is obvious, she has to be re-elected real soon. Our voters need to remove her from office. Could all the California folks help us out?

Sincerely;
by Phyrbird
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Trigger improvements w/o stones
Replies: 0
Views: 2211

Trigger improvements w/o stones

Once again we offer a tip. ;) For those without or hesitant to use fine india stones on action parts. If you are unhappy with your current trigger feel, creep, or pull weight. Try this simple trick. Remove the trigger assembly, clean it thoroughly, be sure to sparingly lube the whole assembly with a...
by Phyrbird
Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:03 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem
Replies: 6
Views: 3209

Project Research for a nice 32Rem and a "B" 35Rem

Guys, I'm thinking :idea: (Whoops) on a possible project. Got some fitting questions: How much "fitting" is involved to mate a bolt to a barrel? Aside from the concept of headspace. What are the case SAAMI dimensions for 32R, 30R, 25R? Source for gonogo headspace gages? Doesn't the 35Rem and the 300...
by Phyrbird
Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Lee Precision Reloading Dies
Replies: 2
Views: 1648

Re: Lee Precision Reloading Dies

Roger, Email on the way, I must have Contracted JACKITIS !!! :o Turns out I need all 3, 25Rem & 30Rem too. Already got 35Rem to feed A Contender Super 14 and a Remington 760 pump. SSSWWWEEETTT Check this one: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=328361941 Not mine but I got it the las...
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Lee hand Press
Replies: 4
Views: 2149

Re: The Lee hand Press

Pitchy,
I really like the new MTM digital scale, fits in a shirt pocket. And it will handle 750 grains.
A lot less expensive than the RCBS -- Lyman stuff. 8-)
by Phyrbird
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many reloaders do we have?
Replies: 41
Views: 13821

Re: How many reloaders do we have?

Tip for those avid reloaders: Imperial Sizing die wax is great!! It prevents those nasty times the shellholder rips the rim off a case. Just a tiny amount on the fingers will lube several cases; the "wax" protects die internals from rust, a quick wipe with a rag removes it from sized cases, the case...
by Phyrbird
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Remington Model 8 Safety Replacement
Replies: 21
Views: 7985

Re: Remington Model 8 Safety Replacement

Big Al, I am very impressed with your use of clear plastic sheeting to simulate the receiver. There are a lot of other issues, assembly questions that could be better understood with this technique. If you have time, I'd encourage more photos. Way Cool!! Thanks :geek: On a side note how was the orig...
by Phyrbird
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Lee Precision Reloading Dies
Replies: 2
Views: 1648

Lee Precision Reloading Dies

Ladies and Gents, Just got this from Lee regarding 25Rem, 30Rem, & 32Rem caliber dies: :cry: " No plans in adding them as standard items for next year, but I will save your request. Sincerely, Lee Precision, Inc ." If enough of us request them; we might get a run of their 2 die sets. 8-) Support Cen...
by Phyrbird
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: WINDAGE ADJUSTMENT
Replies: 4
Views: 2885

Re: WINDAGE ADJUSTMENT

If your front sight has a screw be sure to loosen B4 moving it. no damage...
by Phyrbird
Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Stith mount on GB
Replies: 1
Views: 1178

Stith mount on GB

by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 300 Savage loads for 81
Replies: 8
Views: 4193

Re: 300 Savage loads for 81

Mr Lee, I really like cast loads in these calibers, Particularly 35Rem. Gas checks and linotype cast bullets are a great help for lead fouling. You might also try the "teflon" trick I posted :ugeek: under the Troubleshooting section. Just be sure to not get lube of any kind in a chamber. It can caus...
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:58 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Leading the bore tip
Replies: 0
Views: 1431

Leading the bore tip

Gents If you shoot cast bullets it could lead your bore. :o B4 this happens, go to Lowes tool dept, on the lubrication endcap you'll find Dupont spray (dry version) Teflon. Spray a little down the bore from the chamber end, Be SURE :evil: not to get any in the chamber. Use the little red tube. Run a...
by Phyrbird
Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 32Rem mag assembly
Replies: 2
Views: 1428

Re: 32Rem mag assembly

Boy :shock: That one gives you a terrible pain in the left rear pocket!!! How about extra parts for an assembly?
by Phyrbird
Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 32Rem mag assembly
Replies: 2
Views: 1428

32Rem mag assembly

Just got a new (to me) Model 8 with a removable mag. I'm looking for another magazine assy. Any help???
by Phyrbird
Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Model 8 in 25, 30 or 35 Rem
Replies: 7
Views: 4223

Re: WTB Model 8 in 25, 30 or 35 Rem

Ye PanzerMan, I've found a 25 Rem Model 8. I would like to chat about getting it to a good home. It has not been babied :oops: , but has a heart. It should arrive in a week or 2 if you would be interested.
When I've in hand I'll take pics for us to exchange via email...

Lotsa Luck

CWS