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by Sarge756
Fri May 20, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Power checkering tool
Replies: 3
Views: 2114

Re: Power checkering tool

http://www.hosfordco.com/sporting-shotg ... ering.html


There is a phone # on the website for contact. If you have luck let us know.

Joe
by Sarge756
Fri May 06, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MEMBER SHOOTOUT!!! Great 8 Event Back On
Replies: 11
Views: 4597

Re: MEMBER SHOOTOUT!!! Great 8 Event Back On

Jack hasn`t commented yet so I will. Got an email from him couple days ago and he is working hard to provide us a great experience at the event. Don`t think he will mind me sharing the email copied and pasted below to bring you up to date. As you will read, the plans are still being put together so ...
by Sarge756
Fri Apr 29, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: MY MODEL 8
Replies: 11
Views: 4924

Re: MY MODEL 8

Beautiful rifle. I agree with Jack "would have to be seen to get the real benefit". We`d sure love to see the sight and the rifle in person the end of July in Taylorvlle, Illinois. Hope you can join us for the Great8 Event.
Joe
by Sarge756
Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Rebuilding, continued
Replies: 11
Views: 3388

Re: Rebuilding, continued

Here you go: http://www.gunville.com/search?q=remington+model+8 Alternative for a higher quality(Possibly the best) but priced accordingly contact remcrazy on this forum. I don`t have his email but perhaps someone here does. Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Jack's Custom Engraved 8...& Carbine Barrel Assy.
Replies: 10
Views: 5455

Re: Jack's Custom Engraved 8...& Carbine Barrel Assy.

Looking forward to it Jack. I`ll get busy at the bench and do some reloading. Bought a bunch of 30 Cal bullets couple days ago that are on the way to me. Will be loading some 35 and 32 Rem also. We will be making plenty of noise I`m sure.
Joe
by Sarge756
Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Jack's Custom Engraved 8...& Carbine Barrel Assy.
Replies: 10
Views: 5455

Re: Jack's Custom Engraved 8...& Carbine Barrel Assy.

Can`t wait to see em up close the end of July at the Great8 event in Taylorville. Hope Jack will let us shoot the short barreled 30Rem(I`m bringing some ammo). Has to be a little milder than the carbine in 35Rem he let me shoot last year.
Joe
by Sarge756
Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Best auction house
Replies: 3
Views: 1940

Re: Best auction house

Carl....Idaho needs to bring that 8 to the gathering at Jack`s end of July instead of paying some broker big bucks. Bet he wouldn`t go home with it.
Joe
by Sarge756
Wed Apr 13, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: Model 14 pump
Replies: 8
Views: 2931

Re: Model 14 pump

Puzzle solved.Thanks Norm,all is right with the world again.
Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Model 14 pump
Replies: 8
Views: 2931

Re: Model 14 pump

That is interesting. Took mine loose and did not see anything close to your description.Looked through schematics and see it not there either. Could you post a photo of it?
Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MEMBER SHOOTOUT!!! Great 8 Event Back On
Replies: 11
Views: 4597

Re: Great 8 Event Back On

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: That`s a good one !
by Sarge756
Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:24 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: HELP!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 4425

Re: HELP!!!!

Hey Guys, Good news! Wildgoose, we/you are not in a bad place any longer. Confirmed with Joe Hulet that he does indeed make the screws we need. I am ordering a couple of them in addition to the mounting screws for the peep sights as well. Contact him for ordering information here: joe@aperturesnmore...
by Sarge756
Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED
Replies: 7
Views: 4358

Re: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED

Just got response about the screw. Joe Hulet does make them .They are $10 including shipping. Contact him here : joe@aperturesnmore.com If the screw will make the sale I`ll pay half of it by taking $5 off the price of the sight. That`s $ 140 Shipped to your door. Don`t think you will find a nicer on...
by Sarge756
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED
Replies: 7
Views: 4358

Re: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED

I don`t have the screw. Believe you can acquire from aperturesnmore.com Havn`t listed it on fleabay yet so still available little longer at this price.
Joe


See next reply for an even lower price and info on the mounting screw !
by Sarge756
Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "Spring is breaking and the range is calling"
Replies: 1
Views: 1816

"Spring is breaking and the range is calling"

This time of year I think of our friend Jerry King "Sighthound" . Two years have gone by since his passing and he is missed. His posts are still here on the forum and are worth revisiting. For the new members that did not know him, answers to some of the questions I see posted about our rifles can b...
by Sarge756
Sun Apr 10, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: HELP!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 4425

Re: HELP!!!!

Give Joe at aperturesnmore.com a shout. It`s a given that there is a need for these screws among us that collect and shoot these models. May not be the demand of 94 Winchester parts and such but I am sure I`m not alone with a desire to add a couple spare ones to my parts bin just in case. Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MEMBER SHOOTOUT!!! Great 8 Event Back On
Replies: 11
Views: 4597

Re: Great 8 Event Back On

Jack, That is the best news I have had in awhile. You have been in my thoughts and prayers for several weeks now and someone was listening. Only thing I will have to do is change the dates reserved at the Market Street Inn. Looking forward to a great weekend with friends and meeting new friends. Joe
by Sarge756
Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:55 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED
Replies: 7
Views: 4358

Re: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED

Couple more days to get the Great8 member price. Noticed this one on Fleabay for $50 more +$9.75 shipping .Also the flip down aperture is missing on that one. http://www.ebay.com/itm/LYMAN-A-T-TANG-PEEP-SIGHT-4-REMINGTON-MODEL-8-or-81-AUTOLOADER-W-NICE-BLUE-/162017582885?hash=item25b9001f25:g:cY8AAO...
by Sarge756
Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: hunting with Remington auto loader
Replies: 5
Views: 4579

Re: hunting with Remington auto loader

Great photos. Heck, I`m hoping to get an old hog to show off on this thread. Bears, Bears and Bears awesome. Check on the way to you for the book.Can`t wait to read it.
Joe
by Sarge756
Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: .250 Sav in a M 81?
Replies: 5
Views: 2468

Re: .250 Sav in a M 81?

Yes it certainly would be a hoot if only for the rarity.However, I can think of a drawback or two. #1 you would have to have a donor barrel from an otherwise junker 25Rem. The 25 Rem being the most sought after of the Model 8`s I wouldn`t think you would want to use a nice one. If it was a junker, h...
by Sarge756
Mon Apr 04, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED
Replies: 7
Views: 4358

Re: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED

Will be here til end of week then off to Fleabay and GB. $145 Shipped don`t let it get away.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Apr 02, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Here … Greetings from Northeast Ohio!
Replies: 4
Views: 2036

Re: New Here … Greetings from Northeast Ohio!

Ed, Welcome from N.E. Florida.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Apr 02, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED
Replies: 7
Views: 4358

Lyman AT peep for Model 8 or 81 Nice PRICE LOWERED

Acquired a nice Lyman AT peep. Offering it here rather than the auction sites cause I`ve seen some inquiries from members looking for one. This is a very nice one that folds smoothly and locks in position as it should. The fold down aperture is intact giving a small peep for target work and larger o...
by Sarge756
Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 308 Brass to 35
Replies: 19
Views: 5398

Re: 308 Brass to 35

Denny, We covered the 308 to 35 issue on a thread here awhile back. Surprised our member GRUMPA has not chimed in to fill you in on his experience but he spends most of his time on the Castboolits site. He seems to have developed the method to turn out quality converted Military brass to 35 Rem. I h...
by Sarge756
Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:59 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Reciever sight restoration
Replies: 6
Views: 3908

Re: Reciever sight restoration

Carl, Did you see the guys email address? His name is Mike.....marblesfix@charter.net

Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Mar 29, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 220 gr bullets within design specs for 35 rem 81?
Replies: 4
Views: 1999

Re: 220 gr bullets within design specs for 35 rem 81?

You should be just fine staying conservative. Now that recoil business is another consideration. The 220`s do give a more stout kick to an already (in my book) hard kicking rifle. I load for other 35`s including a couple Whelens and 350 Remington Mag it`s ballistic twin. The 600 Remington in 350 and...
by Sarge756
Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 220 gr bullets within design specs for 35 rem 81?
Replies: 4
Views: 1999

Re: 220 gr bullets within design specs for 35 rem 81?

The factory loads can be used as a guide in most cases but there are many times that one wonders if the fear of litigation has kept the full potential of a cartridge from being realized. My favorite,the 257 Roberts is a prime example. It was never loaded to full potential with even the +P factory lo...
by Sarge756
Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 35 LEE LOADER
Replies: 4
Views: 2039

Re: 35 LEE LOADER

Couple of leads so far on the other forum. Send me a PM with your info/email or phone and I`ll let you know.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Custom Cartridge Ammo - 30 & 35 Rem
Replies: 6
Views: 2434

Re: Custom Cartridge Ammo - 30 & 35 Rem

Adam,
Agree with Carl.. There is a Lee Loader in 30Rem on GB now for $25.
Joe

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =546552946
by Sarge756
Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 35 LEE LOADER
Replies: 4
Views: 2039

Re: 35 LEE LOADER

You might be "looking " for awhile but they do show up from time to time. Searching GB and Fleabay none listed at this time but I have seen them in the past. Lee stopped listing them a few years ago. If of interest there is a set for 30Rem on GB for $25. New sets of 351WSL on Fleabay so the oddball ...
by Sarge756
Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 117gn .257 round nose are in stock
Replies: 1
Views: 1573

Re: 117gn .257 round nose are in stock

Didn``t see what Midway was getting for the RN but this is a good buy on very hard to find Nosler Partitions. I don`t own a 25 Rem but these shoot lights out in my 257 Roberts and 25-06. Joe http://palmettostatearmory.com/nosler-partition-25cal-115gr-sp-50ct-bullets.html
by Sarge756
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 9643

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

That should work for me and the boss. Late July will be warm enough. I know this is primarily a Model 8/81 rodeo but would hope we might include some other John Browning designed arms. Am thinking about the A5`s and Remington model 11 and other variants. Perhaps a thrower or two (hopefully electric)...
by Sarge756
Wed Feb 03, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Extra screws
Replies: 7
Views: 3119

Re: Extra screws

Welcome! You won`t find a bunch of parkerizing fans here but your rifle seems to have been done well. Your rifle was once fitted with "Stith" scope mounts. These are considered among the best for scoping this rifle. Though the company has been out of business for many years these mounts come up for ...
by Sarge756
Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Guns Magazine: reading old scanned magazines, 1955-1966
Replies: 4
Views: 2257

Re: Guns Magazine: reading old scanned magazines, 1955-1966

Looks like many hours of good reading on a rainy day. Its a shame that the periodicals of today, including the two offered with membership in the NRA, have been reduced to advertising fliers rather than magazines devoted to imparting information. Many of the questions that newcomers to the shooting/...
by Sarge756
Sat Jan 30, 2016 6:09 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: locating sling swivel in forearm: any thoughts....
Replies: 7
Views: 2746

Re: locating sling swivel in forearm: any thoughts....

Adam, understand what you are after now. I`ve converted standard swivel sets to studs for the uncle mikes style removable ones. Makes it handy to swap a favorite sling between several rifles. Removal of the sling loop with a dremel cutoff wheel is an easy do that leaves a stud with hole to attach th...
by Sarge756
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: locating sling swivel in forearm: any thoughts....
Replies: 7
Views: 2746

Re: locating sling swivel in forearm: any thoughts....

Buy the one on ebay and your done. Wouldn`t wait too long though I just bought one of the ones remaining. Thanks Cam, for the link I had not seen this one.
Joe
by Sarge756
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 9643

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

35? 35? Heck,I`ve got shoes older than that. It`s ok Cam.If you can make the trip just understand that we can`t stay up too late and an afternoon nap is mandatory.
Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Jan 19, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 25 Remington from 30-30 Winchester
Replies: 3
Views: 2245

Re: 25 Remington from 30-30 Winchester

I`ve not used any of the 25 because I don`t own an 8 in that caliber YET .However I have loaded and shot the 35Rem that he makes from military 308. No problems with it and expect to reload them several more times. Good to go on the brass he sent me.
Joe
by Sarge756
Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: WHERE ARE YOU?
Replies: 27
Views: 9643

Re: WHERE ARE YOU?

Great minds think alike Jack !!! Couple months back I was trading PM`s with Carl, (Phyrbird) and we talked about just such a meet and greet. Your name came up of course and I told him what a good time we had shooting and visiting this past summer. I believe Carl could be talked into a road trip. He ...
by Sarge756
Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 3560

Re: Howdy from Texas

Gene, Welcome from N.Florida. I also like the 30 Rem in these rifles. Duplicating the 30-30 Win it is a very well balanced round that is a little easier on the shoulder. Since you are a reloader am sure you`ve found with some of the modern powders like the Leverevolution stuff from Hornady and a pro...
by Sarge756
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: first shots out of the new to me rifle
Replies: 5
Views: 4007

Re: first shots out of the new to me rifle

Looking good ! I miss her already but glad she is in a good home. Hope you take a nice buck and will post the photos.
Joe
by Sarge756
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another John Browning
Replies: 1
Views: 2093

Another John Browning

http://www.alloutdoor.com/2015/12/20/j-m-browning-harmonica-rifle-video/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=2016-01-02&utm_campaign=Weekly+Newsletter Can`t remember if the info in link above was posted before but came across it and thought it would be of interest here. Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Dec 29, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Parkerized Model 81 (Update) and Cartridge Case Issue?
Replies: 6
Views: 3773

Re: Parkerized Model 81 (Update) and Cartridge Case Issue?

I was wondering about what ammo you were using.As Norm said the dents at case mouth not unusual. Not knowing who did the reloads and what brass was used leaves the question on the primers backing out up in the air. Can be an indication of headspace issue but with only a few affected I suspect either...
by Sarge756
Fri Dec 25, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Cannot re-insert trigger plate screw
Replies: 10
Views: 4359

Re: Cannot re-insert trigger plate screw

Yep....Searching is good and is part of the fun.Finding that elusive part to keep these and other old guns shooting is satisfying. From what you have said I`d have to make the "search" for another gunsmith the first priority. Eighty bucks to rethread a screw?? Give me a break !! Wish you`d send me h...
by Sarge756
Fri Dec 18, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB .35 Rem. dummy rounds
Replies: 3
Views: 2694

Re: WTB .35 Rem. dummy rounds

You have a PM.
by Sarge756
Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1914 model 8 .35 rough
Replies: 3
Views: 2788

Re: 1914 model 8 .35 rough

Just looks to have had an "experienced life". A diamond in the rough that just needs some TLC. It is all there with no extra holes and from what I can see no pits in the metal. The wood has the common chip at rear of forearm on one side but the "ears" are still present on the butt stock indicating n...
by Sarge756
Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:56 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 stock removal.
Replies: 6
Views: 3197

Re: Model 8 stock removal.

You may indeed have some internal rust buildup that is most likely the bolt spring carrier tailpiece and possibly upper and lower tang. Assured that you have the correct bolt removed (there is only one) proceed as suggested with the rubber mallet. If that doesn`t do it you can secure the buttstock i...
by Sarge756
Wed Nov 04, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy
Replies: 17
Views: 7280

Re: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy

That sounds like a good plan Gary. For bore cleaning there is a product I use that does a great job. I have mentioned it on here before when we had a thread on rust removal without damaging bluing. The product is Big 45 Frontier metal cleaning pads . Take a look at their website through link below a...
by Sarge756
Sun Nov 01, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy
Replies: 17
Views: 7280

Re: Model 8 32 cal. accuracy

Well I`ll give it a try,though your information is a little sketchy. 6 inch grouping??? from a rest at 100 would not be acceptable for me. This isn`t a bolt gun so we can`t consider bedding or free floating the barrel so things to do to improve accuracy are somewhat limited. First thing I would do w...