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by Phyrbird
Tue May 21, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Follow-up: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Just to follow-up, close magnification of the jacket reveals the funky mark after the '48 barrel code is the bottom of a mis-stamped 3. Which would be a repair code. The jacket also has the small screw hole for the fore-arm, a model 8 only feature. It become apparent for some reason this barrel jack...
by Phyrbird
Tue May 21, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Factory assembly of Barrel jackets
Replies: 4
Views: 3249

Re: Factory assembly of Barrel jackets

To answer my own question, per a friend of Mr Henwood. The barrel hardpoint for the forearm is soldered, The threaded rear sight bar is a press fit in the jacket. ;) These operations with correct blueing would be Very difficult to complete outside the factory. Hope this helps other members in need. ...
by Phyrbird
Sat May 18, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Remington 11, Savage 720 barrel only
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Re: WTB Remington 11, Savage 720 barrel only

10-4 Thanks guys... :)
by Phyrbird
Sat May 18, 2013 12:16 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: shooting damn near MOA w/ .300 Savage
Replies: 17
Views: 6582

Re: shooting damn near MOA w/ .300 Savage

Why is a collectable firearm dangerous? My experience (30 years) in Maintenance and Reliability may help with this topic. In the early years of the last century steel metal alloys were not as precise as today's. The hammer blow of firing tends to work harden steels. Sheer age effects the crystallin...
by Phyrbird
Thu May 16, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Remington 11, Savage 720 barrel only
Replies: 9
Views: 4592

Re: WTB Remington 11, Savage 720 barrel only

I'm curious, how much interchangeability is there between Rem M11, Savage 720, Savage 745, and Browning A5 in the same gages?
If any group would know, this is the place.
Chime in OOHH Grand and Mighty Gurus :ugeek:
by Phyrbird
Mon May 13, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: .32 ammo
Replies: 6
Views: 2442

Re: .32 ammo

You might try these:

http://www.buffaloarms.com/Detail.aspx? ... 4&CAT=3818

http://shop.reedsammo.com/32-Remington- ... 70FPIL.htm

They're out of stock now, Sometimes Midway or Natchez Shooter Supply has stock. Good luck...
by Phyrbird
Mon May 13, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 5 school days left - not that I'm counting UPDATE
Replies: 16
Views: 4741

Re: 27 school days left - not that I'm counting UPDATE

Ladies and Gents,

Adam is nice to work with, he does what he says and when he says he will. Help him all we can.
Thank you Sir.

CWS
by Phyrbird
Sun May 12, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Mini range report Model 8 Grade 4
Replies: 12
Views: 3911

Re: Mini range report Model 8 Grade 4

Mattitude, You might have decent luck with cast bullets; see one of my earlier posts. http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=3155 I like the Lee moulds if you're not casting thousands of bullets. I would suggest a 200-220g gas check type. They will like the twist rate...
by Phyrbird
Fri May 10, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Highly Customized 81-D
Replies: 10
Views: 4983

Re: Highly Customized 81-D

Elegant :!: :!:
Nice trim, very tasteful, I noticed the jeweled bolt. Pretty. :mrgreen:

(Pardon my drool, slurp, slurp) ;)
by Phyrbird
Thu May 09, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Saftety Removal
Replies: 2
Views: 1820

Re: Saftety Removal

Another resource:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/buster_cha ... il/?page=6

A complete photo breakdown...
by Phyrbird
Thu May 09, 2013 12:17 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Clips
Replies: 4
Views: 3391

Re: Clips

Veerrrrry Innnterrrresting 8-)
by Phyrbird
Wed May 08, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My first Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 4616

Re: My first Model 81

I'm fairly certain the case was purchased with the rifle. No documentation to prove it though. the rifle serial #63XX puts it in 1938, and the barrel jacket code & butt plate #s match. :D No serial # on the barrel jacket I have found yet. I've only seen one other case for sale separately, and 2 for ...
by Phyrbird
Tue May 07, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Factory assembly of Barrel jackets
Replies: 4
Views: 3249

Factory assembly of Barrel jackets

Guys & gals, I need some info. How were the rear sight mount block attached to the inside of the barrel jacket? How was the forearm "nut" attached to the barrel jacket? (at the factory) I've one jacket the rear sight block comes out. And another jacket that may have a factory repair that would have ...
by Phyrbird
Mon May 06, 2013 7:18 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Shipping is important when buying online
Replies: 7
Views: 3900

Re: Shipping is important when buying online

Gents, I've a suggestion. Our ladies can be shipped in a package less than 25" long. If they are well wrapped in bubble wrap. It could help disguise the profile from ill wishers. My Tattooed Lady arrived in a plastic hard case (full length) just fine. However, it's a shame you can't charge the insur...
by Phyrbird
Sat May 04, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: I got her today, my factory engraved model 8!! *pics posted*
Replies: 28
Views: 7624

Re: I got her today, my factory engraved model 8!! *pics pos

Congrats :!: :!: Matt; A very pretty lady, the checkering is very nice for that vintage rifle. :mrgreen: I think the straight stocked rifles are more prevalent, but with the engraving and checkering that nice who's counting? I'm fairly sure the 35R uses large rifle primers. I'd also suggest a Lee fa...
by Phyrbird
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jack's Cased Project Rifle!
Replies: 16
Views: 7325

Re: Jack's Cased Project Rifle!

Incredible :!: :!:

WOW :!: :!:

Beautiful !!!

(More when I get to back in town)
by Phyrbird
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:08 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 in 300 Savage?!?
Replies: 14
Views: 5605

Re: Model 8 in 300 Savage?!?

Guys, I don't mean to put a damper on a project... I've both a 300 and 35R bolt(s). the 300 savage bolt face recess is about .004" - .006" larger ID than the 35R. :ugeek: The depth is very identical. IE the 300 Savage cartridge rim will NOT fit in the 35R bolt. If you try to chamber 300 S with a 35R...
by Phyrbird
Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:52 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Re: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Jeff, You're probably right, the barrel jacket head has the last 3 digits of the ser# on the right side. It's just possible the jacket got loose in the head and was repaired. I did find the box in Henwood's from Mr Creamer's collection. It looks like the label was of brown paper inked with the Remin...
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Re: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Robo,

Henwood's GR8
Pg 48 image 72 right. Steel semi military style. :D
The fitted S curve one.
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I Really Like it, wish for more. Nice curves on a Lady,
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:52 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Interesting GB M8s
Replies: 1
Views: 1331

Re: Interesting GB M8s

:cry:
by Phyrbird
Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Re: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Come on Gents keep guessing: :lol: I give a hint; what would the factory put in a Gr D box to help the rifle? :ugeek: Side note: I'm a Chocolate chip freak :twisted: Side note 2: Yeah the sling swivel hole looks large for Uncle Mikes or other current sling hardware. From the look it's not been chang...
by Phyrbird
Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Re: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Guys,
In the first picture there is something that looks like a "cookie" :?: :?: on the inside of the lid. You can just make it out just below the bolt handle. :mrgreen: Anyone wanna guess what it is? If you get it right I'll post a clearer photo. 8-)
by Phyrbird
Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Re: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Rem81auto, Sorry, I'll get one soon but there only the markings on the bottom. I believe this is a return box used for a repair. Hey, it's Remington though :!: :!: and there's a period Marble's cleaning rod in the box. Pity, only 6 rounds of ammo. Gee I need some reloadable 25Rem and 32Rem brass. :c...
by Phyrbird
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty
Replies: 19
Views: 8450

Tatooed Lady in a Full Monty

Ladies and Gents,

Let me introduce a new (to me) tattooed Lady, In a full Monty:
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Notice the Nice tan (factory) overcoat.
by Phyrbird
Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: F/S MODEL 8 " D GRADE ...
Replies: 3
Views: 2809

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: 4639

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: 4741

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: 4616

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: 2746

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: 4703

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: 9111

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: 1879

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: 2444

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: 2444

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: 2444

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: 2128

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: 1530

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: 3595

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: 4405

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: 2929

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: 2929

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: 1273

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: 2635

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: 3471

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: 2898

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: 2898

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: 2898

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: 2929

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: 3471

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...