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by rem81auto
Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:33 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Rounds in magazine
Replies: 3
Views: 2088

Re: Rounds in magazine

Joe, I think someone took your rifle apart and put the magazine spring back in ass backwards. I have the same problem on one of my shooter's. Dennis
by rem81auto
Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:08 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: More GB rifles
Replies: 1
Views: 1434

Re: More GB rifles

Condition, Condition, Condition !!
by rem81auto
Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2789

Re: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...

Clint, I have Henwood's book for sale on my website. tks Dennis
by rem81auto
Mon Jan 24, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2789

Re: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...

OK, here's the dates. The 2 early 8's only 400 numbers apart date to 1908. The later 35 Rem. dates to June, 1929. Dennis
by rem81auto
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:29 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2789

Jackitis got me this afternoon ...

I didn't buy 40 but I did get 3 Model 8's. The 3 are in different Cal's 25/35 Rem. / 32 Rem. / 35 Rem. Dennis
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by rem81auto
Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ohio 8/81 get together/ shoot off?
Replies: 13
Views: 4389

Re: Ohio 8/81 get together/ shoot off?

I would attend.
by rem81auto
Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Forend Observations ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1178

Forend Observations ...

I never really paid much attention to the underside of 8 forends but they can sure be different from one to another. The FE on the left has a raised wood bridge. The right has a stamp of the letter ' N '. I looked at another 8 yesterday that had 3 numbers stamped on underside of FE that did match th...
by rem81auto
Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: detachable floor plate
Replies: 9
Views: 3515

Re: detachable floor plate

I have seen one 81 with that done. I have no idea who did the work.
by rem81auto
Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Pretty Cool Front Sight ....
Replies: 3
Views: 1725

Re: Pretty Cool Front Sight ....

norm,

Thanks for the additional information.
by rem81auto
Wed Dec 29, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: My First Model 8 1924 .35
Replies: 14
Views: 5064

Re: My First Model 8 1924 .35

ironwood8959,

You did fine on your purchase IMHO. The tang sight alone would bring $125.00 or so if you could find the missing part.

I would have walked out the door with it too.
by rem81auto
Tue Dec 28, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first C Grade ....
Replies: 6
Views: 2408

Re: My first C Grade ....

jack1653 wrote:


I have a Parker D Grade 10 gauge that would look good on your web site. I could make you a heck of a deal on it.

Regards,

Jack

I'm listening send me an email. Dennis
by rem81auto
Tue Dec 28, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first C Grade ....
Replies: 6
Views: 2408

Re: My first C Grade ....

Hi Jack,
Operator error posting pics ... it's not for sale. I will however trade it for either one of your E or F Grades though. I will even let you choose which one. :lol:
by rem81auto
Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: My first C Grade ....
Replies: 6
Views: 2408

My first C Grade ....

The rifle has deluxe walnut wood,not standard grade with checkering which is often the case on C's. It has a pistol grip which was extra. It has the rare ribbed crescent butt plate. Also, it's in the second rarest caliber of 32 Rem.... I like it !! :D Scroll down to last gun on the link below http:/...
by rem81auto
Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New here ....
Replies: 5
Views: 2144

Re: New here ....

Joe, I hope you can make the Southern it's the best SXS Show going IMHO. I will look forward to seeing you again. Dennis
by rem81auto
Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New here ....
Replies: 5
Views: 2144

Re: New here ....

Hey Joe, Dennis Wolfe here we used to see each other at the New York Vintager's Side X Side Shoot if you remember. I would set up with Carol Barnes of Gunnerman Books.
by rem81auto
Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas from the Great Model 8!
Replies: 5
Views: 2845

Re: Merry Christmas from the Great Model 8!

Merry Christmas everyone.

P.S

Cam, cool photoshoped pic ... you got a smile outta me :D
by rem81auto
Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:37 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: How far away .....
Replies: 5
Views: 2316

How far away .....

are we from trying to put together a Buy/Sell/Trade Show. I would volunteer to host a Show here in Michigan but suspect the way we are scattered across the country distance might be a big problem .... your thoughts ???
by rem81auto
Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Pretty Cool Front Sight ....
Replies: 3
Views: 1725

Pretty Cool Front Sight ....

I bought another Model 8 this past weekend. The rifle has this neat Marbles E-6 front sight. I am still abit of a rookie collector and have never seen one other than book pics. P.S Cam, you are welcome to use this picture in the sight picture Gallery. http://pic100.picturetrail.com/VOL763/4281410/90...
by rem81auto
Tue Dec 07, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Poster Art depicting The Remington Model 8 ....
Replies: 2
Views: 1496

Poster Art depicting The Remington Model 8 ....

I am looking for old or reproduction .... What ya got ?? plz send description and price ... dennis@sportingcollectibles.net tks Dennis
by rem81auto
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: same old question, value of police 81
Replies: 3
Views: 2059

Re: same old question, value of police 81

How come everyone is sending emails and not taking a shot at answering the man's question. I would like to see some opinions on Police gun values..... no emails plz :D
by rem81auto
Thu Oct 28, 2010 9:20 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: factory checkered???
Replies: 3
Views: 2051

Re: factory checkered???

I am a far cry from being an expert but I don't buy that checkering as factory done ... not for a second.
by rem81auto
Wed Oct 27, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Model 8 - Back fom the dead!
Replies: 8
Views: 4574

Re: Model 8 - Back fom the dead!

WOOOOOOOW, what a transformation. Philip you did a great job bringing the rifle back to life. :D
by rem81auto
Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: "Hip Hip Hooray" ... I got one ....
Replies: 3
Views: 2415

"Hip Hip Hooray" ... I got one ....

I've had this a little while and just now got around to taking a couple pics. The gun is nice but about VG condition. I am glad to have one. Tks for lookin. Dennis
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by rem81auto
Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:35 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: old guy; new discovery: PICS ADDED
Replies: 12
Views: 3994

Re: old guy; new discovery: PICS ADDED

Jackpot indeed, very cool to have a Model 8 with that low serial number... congrats RF. :D
by rem81auto
Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:10 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: 81 with tang peep sight, and marbles rear and front
Replies: 5
Views: 2403

Re: 81 with tang peep sight, and marbles rear and front

The $306.51 sight sale IMHO was a perfect storm for the seller. I think 2 guys that had to have it got into a pissin contest. I watch some auctions and they seem to end in the $125.00 price point on average.
by rem81auto
Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: model 8 repair
Replies: 3
Views: 1620

Re: model 8 repair

The hardness of primers are different from ammo companies.... ar you using the same factory ammo as you were when you had no problems ??.
by rem81auto
Sat Sep 04, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: PIX OF MY NEWEST >>>> MODEL 81
Replies: 2
Views: 1463

PIX OF MY NEWEST >>>> MODEL 81

It's about a 95% in 35 Rem. The guy I bought it from would not let me drop the safety lever for fear of scratching the action frame. I hope you enjoy the pix. Dennis

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by rem81auto
Fri Sep 03, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: what is the best book on the 8/81
Replies: 2
Views: 1495

Re: what is the best book on the 8/81

I have Henwood's book in stock if you need one.
by rem81auto
Sun Aug 29, 2010 3:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .25/.30/and .32 strippers.
Replies: 26
Views: 9481

Re: .25/.30/and .32 strippers.

45guy,

Please don't make yourself crazy on my account. I am in no hurry. Tks again, Dennis
by rem81auto
Sat Aug 28, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: .25/.30/and .32 strippers.
Replies: 26
Views: 9481

Re: .25/.30/and .32 strippers.

45guy,

I could use a couple. tks Dennis
by rem81auto
Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:24 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: before and after. Mod 8 grade 5 restock
Replies: 15
Views: 6594

Re: before and after. Mod 8 grade 5 restock

Wes,
I agree with everyone that you did a nice job on the restock.

I hope you have not tossed the original wood. I can give you some names of people who do amazing work and could bring it back to where it would be very difficult to see the repairs.
by rem81auto
Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:01 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Lower buttplate screw for ....
Replies: 2
Views: 1651

Re: WTB Lower buttplate screw for ....

Screw received, tks Joe. Dennis
by rem81auto
Wed Jul 28, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Lower buttplate screw for ....
Replies: 2
Views: 1651

WTB Lower buttplate screw for ....

late 20's Model 8 with wrap around steel cresent type buttplate. tks, Dennis
by rem81auto
Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: The new addition .....
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: The new addition .....

Yes it was RIA. I had to have it. :D
by rem81auto
Mon Jul 19, 2010 2:31 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: The new addition .....
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

The new addition .....

I just got this Model 8 35 Rem. last Friday and it is a beauty. I would grade it as Exc++ and it will go nicely with the minty 2nd year production Model 8 I bought earlier this year.

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by rem81auto
Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Need a M8 / 81 Barrel Jacket ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1408

Need a M8 / 81 Barrel Jacket ...

" Cheap " the more dents the better. I could even use the cut off tubes from the carbines you guys have been making if you have not tossed them. tks for looking, Dennis
by rem81auto
Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:11 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GAL!
Replies: 6
Views: 3009

Re: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GAL!

JJ,
I believe the artist is Philip Russell Goodwin.
by rem81auto
Mon Jun 21, 2010 2:32 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Ammunition ???
Replies: 5
Views: 2457

Ammunition ???

This would apply to 8's and 81's. I sold my 300 Sav. 81 and everything I now own are 8's in 35 Rem. I would like the boards consenus on what's been the best shooting over the counter Ammo for deer hunting. The brand name , bullet weight etc. tks Dennis

P.S
I have no intention of reloading.
by rem81auto
Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:30 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GAL!
Replies: 6
Views: 3009

Re: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GAL!

I asked the same question awhile back .... we are still waiting for more pics ...HINT HINT :D

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=370&p=1353&hilit=ba ... 94a8#p1353
by rem81auto
Tue Jun 15, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Poor thing ....
Replies: 3
Views: 1842

Re: Poor thing ....

Cam,

the buttplate consists of a piece of leather and lots of nails ... nice huh ?? ... it's one of the many reasons why I call it " Poor Thing ". :lol:
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by rem81auto
Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Poor thing ....
Replies: 3
Views: 1842

Poor thing ....

Boy, some of theses guns go through alot. I bought this early 8 (*45850) for parts. I know the butt is trash but I have a couple questions for curiosity sake. The forend is smooth but the butt is checkered and appears to be correct in style at least ?? ... The cheeks have a unique shape and are well...
by rem81auto
Sun Jun 06, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Two Model 8 Deluxe Grade 3
Replies: 7
Views: 2725

Re: Two Model 8 Deluxe Grade 3

Jack, I was referring to this notch ??

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by rem81auto
Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Two Model 8 Deluxe Grade 3
Replies: 7
Views: 2725

Re: Two Model 8 Deluxe Grade 3

Jack, you're the man. I like them both alot and your picture taking abilities are just fine ... what's up with the notch taken out of the forend on the 300.
by rem81auto
Tue May 25, 2010 11:51 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB FN Model 1900 ....
Replies: 0
Views: 1135

WTB FN Model 1900 ....

I would prefer the variation with the barrel rib ... plz send pics and price. I can easily be contacted through my website listed below. tks
by rem81auto
Sat May 22, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: FN Model 1900
Replies: 10
Views: 6770

Re: FN Model 1900

Very nice congrats, I want one too but can't seem to get lucky finding one.
by rem81auto
Mon May 17, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Has anyone tried to come up with ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1165

Has anyone tried to come up with ...

a period correct gun case for the Model 8 ... if you have ... what ya got and let's see some pics. tks Dennis
by rem81auto
Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Be Excited ..... this time with pics ...
Replies: 4
Views: 2280

Be Excited ..... this time with pics ...

Ok Guys, here's a few pics of my new Model 8 35 Rem. I just picked up this past weekend. The rifle dates to 2nd year production and is in about 95 % original blue and the wood near the same. I would guess 8's in this condition are seldom found. I have my doubts as to whether it's ever been shot. I k...
by rem81auto
Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:51 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Be Excited .....
Replies: 0
Views: 1235

Be Excited .....

Get on the edge of your seats. I am picking up a real screamer this weekend. I will post pictures Monday and I think you'll like them.
by rem81auto
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: I now have John Henwood's Book ....
Replies: 1
Views: 1558

I now have John Henwood's Book ....

The Great Remington Model 8 and Model 81 Autoloading Rifles on my website " For Sale ".