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by ctgodog
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

Well,...due to the interest created by this conversation about 14's and 141's, I have been looking for them on auction sites (purely on a research interest). I have found a few in varying conditions. Some nice and some not so nice. I stopped in at the Springfield, Or., Cabella's to pick up some need...
by ctgodog
Thu Oct 13, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Nice Model 8 " D Grade " addition....
Replies: 5
Views: 2056

Re: Nice Model 8 " D Grade " addition....

Nice one Dennis...that is a beauty!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

I am also thinking that I would like to own one of these beauties.....I NEED one!!! OR two!!!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: For Mitch...
Replies: 13
Views: 4988

Re: For Mitch...

Condensation inside the gas tank from heating and cooling?????

Clint
by ctgodog
Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:30 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

Sorry to hear that about your friend....God Bless!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

Thanks for your input and answers guys....very interesting rifles!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Oct 07, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Disassembly and reassembly of the Model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 1680

Re: Disassembly and reassembly of the Model 8

I looked at that video tesassako, but I found this a little more detailed and helpful....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/buster_cha ... 42/detail/

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Oct 07, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Disassembly and reassembly of the Model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 1680

Disassembly and reassembly of the Model 8

Well,......I spent the day correcting a mistake on my part with my Grandpa's M8 30 Rem. I tried to remove one of the side screws, without disassembling the rifle in the correct manner, and released the bolt carrier latch. Had to take it completely apart and learn how to reassemble all the parts in t...
by ctgodog
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

These rifles remind me of my Fieldmaster 22LR pump.....same similar design!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

There are a couple of nice ones on GunBroker right now..... http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=254691338 http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=254880995 What does the twist in the magazine extension do or represent??? Is it a functional feature, or just there for looks...
by ctgodog
Fri Oct 07, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 13369

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

Does this rifle use the rimless cartridge?

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: M81 in .300 Savage Accuracy Test Today
Replies: 18
Views: 5454

Re: M81 in .300 Savage Accuracy Test Today

Dwalt,


thanks for sharing the info....really neat!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: GB 25Rem, others, & parts
Replies: 8
Views: 3389

Re: GB 25Rem, others, & parts

Is the 30 Rem die set a good buy??? What do they go for new????

Don't have clue.....

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Headspace
Replies: 11
Views: 3818

Re: Headspace

Once I got the scope on the paper and zeroed in, the grouping was 2-3" , and I am OK with that. It will hit the kill zone!!! I am not really looking for a competition grouping. Just get the meat on the ground.... The open sights were right on target with even a little tighter grouping.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Sep 27, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Headspace
Replies: 11
Views: 3818

Re: Headspace

Update on the 35 Rem slamfire/non cocking situation.....I took the rifle apart, cleaned the bolt assembly, and checked out the trigger group assembly. Cocking and releasing the trigger group assembly several times by hand, indicated to me that the hammer sear and the trigger sear (if that is the rig...
by ctgodog
Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: New Member to the Collection
Replies: 4
Views: 2313

Re: New Member to the Collection

Nice rifle from early production....stock looks great. I have been very happy with Bob's stock work...I had to replace the fore arms on my Grandpa's 1911 and my 1907 30 Rem's.

How come you had to replace the stock on this one? Just curious.

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Headspace
Replies: 11
Views: 3818

Re: Headspace

It is a 1" Weaver, 10" long. It is mounted with Weaver scope rings, and a two thumb screw detachable Weaver side mount.It is actually a very nice setup. It is clean, simple, and low profile.

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Headspace
Replies: 11
Views: 3818

Re: Headspace

Well, I have solved the scope problem by moving the scope forward in the mounts, so that the scope adjustment knobs are forward of the front mount. It seems to be a better position for a full view through the scope, and it gets the adjustment knobs out of the way of the ejection port.. I don't have ...
by ctgodog
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Humpback disease
Replies: 16
Views: 4852

Re: Humpback disease

Fired six rounds through the 1936 Model 11 today....functions perfectly!!! I really love this shotgun....the wood refinished very nicely, and it looks great.

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Headspace
Replies: 11
Views: 3818

Headspace

What is headspace?,....what does it do?, is it adjustable,? and if so, how do you adjust it? This is my problem.....My recently acquired Model 81 35Rem doesn't always cock the hammer when jacking a cartridge into the chamber....I can't pull the trigger...when I release the bolt with the bolt release...
by ctgodog
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Humpback disease
Replies: 16
Views: 4852

Re: Humpback disease

I have finished my refinishing project on the Model 11 stock....I think that I will take some pictures and send them to Mitch to post for me. I have also finished the stocks on my Grandpa's 1911 30 Rem, and my 1907 30 Rem. Get ready Mitch!!!! I can't seem to resize my pictures so that I can down loa...
by ctgodog
Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:15 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Wanted: Remington Model 8 & 81 Leather Hardcase!
Replies: 3
Views: 1876

Re: Wanted: Remington Model 8 & 81 Leather Hardcase!

remcrazy,
Take a look at kaintuck's post about leather carry cases.....he can have his Amish friend make you one. I considered it, but I don't break my rifles down that much to justify it. The pictures look like it a quality job. I would still like to have one just because they are so nice.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from New York
Replies: 9
Views: 2600

Re: Hello from New York

Hello from Oregon, and welcome to the forum. Glad to have you here...

I have been able to find and purchase about 10 boxes of 30Rem ammo in the last few months...but it is hard to find!!! Just have to keep your eye out and your wallet out!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Humpback disease
Replies: 16
Views: 4852

Re: Humpback disease

I think that is an excellent idea DWalt,... I would like to learn everything that I can about them. I am sure that there are some of you who have had some experience with them. At the present time, I am redoing the woodwork on my Model 11. The previous owner had used a spray varnish or shellac and i...
by ctgodog
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Humpback disease
Replies: 16
Views: 4852

Re: Humpback disease

Jerry, Serial # on barrel is the same as the receiver....#506608, and the date code stamp is PE. I double checked the serial #'s when I broke it down at the gun shop. We looked up the date code in a Remington book. Maybe we didn't do it right....feel free to correct me if I am wrong. When was the en...
by ctgodog
Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Humpback disease
Replies: 16
Views: 4852

Humpback disease

I did it again.... There was a local rod & gun club gun show this weekend, and I didn't even go....trying to recover from the gun buying disease!!!! Instead, I stopped by my favorite gun shop on the way home, to visit with my neighbor-owner, and we had a nice visit about search and rescue for lost h...
by ctgodog
Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Stith M8/81 mount for 7/8" Alaskan
Replies: 7
Views: 2460

Re: Stith M8/81 mount for 7/8" Alaskan

True friends do thoughtful things like that....looking out for each others back!! Very thoughtful gesture....!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Get well
Replies: 14
Views: 4241

Re: Get well

Glad to hear that your in recovery mode Mitch...I have been buried in the woods cutting oak wood, splitting it by hand, and loading and hauling it home. Now I am stacking it in the wood shed. Ended up doing about 7 cord this year,...did eight cord last year! I haven't even turned on the computer for...
by ctgodog
Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Going chuckar hunting!!!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1980

Going chuckar hunting!!!!!!

WELL, I decided on a different shotgun than the A5 or the Mod 11.....I ended up purchasing a used "as like new", factory demo, Rem Model 1100 Premier 20 Gauge. What a beautiful shotgun....and it comes up and on target perfectly!!!! Should do the job on the chuckars!!! I want to thank all the guys fo...
by ctgodog
Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

What is the difference between a 12 gauge and a "light 12 gauge? "Spreader tube"???

Clint
by ctgodog
Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 Truth be known ...
Replies: 9
Views: 3983

Re: Model 8 Truth be known ...

Dennis,

The top tang butt plate is a rather rare item also, according to Henwood's book.

Clint
by ctgodog
Sun Jun 19, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

A pretty basic 12Ga, full choked 28" barrel,no rib and of course has a pad but thankfully no Polychoke. Are poly chokes bad?? I am trying to learn and understand about chokes. I think my research has given me a pretty good idea about chokes, but the poly choke is an adjustable "one fits all" system...
by ctgodog
Sun Jun 19, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: well....here's my carry case...........
Replies: 14
Views: 4722

Re: well....here's my carry case...........

Kaintuck, Beautiful carry case..... I would like to have one of those....that was a very kind offer!! I will email you!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Jun 18, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

I have found a few A5's on Gunbroker that I wouldn't mind having...went to the new Cabella's in Springfield, Or., and they had some pretty nice A5's, but not any Rem 11's. Most of the A5's were in the $700-$1000 range. All the Model 8's and 81's were pretty nice. They had a very nice 25 Rem for unde...
by ctgodog
Tue May 31, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Veterans
Replies: 6
Views: 2460

Re: Veterans

Your thanks is appreciated.....Vietnam 1968-1969.....Quang Tri....DMZ....helicopter pilot!!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Mon May 23, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

This is a nice one.....I want it!!!!

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =231122133

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu May 19, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

How come there are so many more A5's for sale than Rem 11???? Did they make more A5' than the Rem? If so, why are they so much more $$$? Shouldn't the supply and demand factor come into play?

Clint














How come there are so many more A5's for sale than the Rem 11?
by ctgodog
Thu May 19, 2011 11:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

In my research and comparisons, I found this interesting piece. Someone mention awhile back about these shotguns having a rare straight stock, and I ran across one. Looks like a nice one...and the seller seems to know about the fact that it is rare by the price he is asking, but it is an A5, so mayb...
by ctgodog
Wed May 18, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

One more small question....I see that there are some repair kits available for sale for the A5 and the Rem 11.....springs, washers, etc., "Are they needed often for repair of these shotguns?"

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed May 18, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Thanks To One And All & The Great Model 8 Site!
Replies: 2
Views: 1551

Re: Thanks To One And All & The Great Model 8 Site!

I agree with Bob....this forum is an awesome community of friends who know and love these rifles as much as I do. I appreciate the friendly atmosphere and the expert knowledge that everyone is so willing to share. A huge thanks to "Cam and associates" for their efforts on keeping this forum alive. T...
by ctgodog
Tue May 17, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Re: Browning A5 or Remington 11

12 gauge vs 16 gauge......??
by ctgodog
Tue May 17, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Browning A5 or Remington 11
Replies: 42
Views: 17297

Browning A5 or Remington 11

Which is better? Advantages and or disadvantages!! Quality? Reliability?
by ctgodog
Tue May 17, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 35 Rem Krieger
Replies: 2
Views: 1547

Model 81 35 Rem Krieger

Picked up my Model 81 35 Rem Krieger Conv. yesterday. It is everything that I was hoping it would be. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=226413401 The magazine conversion is nice, and the view through the Weaver scope is clear and crisp...horizontal line with a vertical post. Bluing...
by ctgodog
Sun May 15, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 8/81 Scope mount alternative
Replies: 5
Views: 4745

Re: Model 8/81 Scope mount alternative

Joe,
Great job on the scope mount and checkering....the checkering looks like original!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu May 12, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Interesting Model 8
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Re: Interesting Model 8

Yeah, I'm thinking that his prices are about 75 years to soon.

Cllint
by ctgodog
Wed May 11, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Interesting Model 8
Replies: 4
Views: 2261

Interesting Model 8

This is a very different and interesting Model 8....


http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =229523126

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri May 06, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81, 35 REM ammo
Replies: 6
Views: 3026

Model 81, 35 REM ammo

I would like to know the difference in the ammo for Model 81's, 35 REM....170 grain or 200 grain. Remington factory loads??? Hornaday Leverevolution??? Advantages and/or disadvantages??? I am not familiar with the caliber and its' characteristics. I just purchased a 1947 Model 81, 35 Rem, and need a...
by ctgodog
Fri May 06, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Model 8

Ran across this Model 8 in the ammo section.....thought it was interesting in that it had the pistol grip. Looks like a decent rifle, in case anyone was interested in one like this.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =228222971
by ctgodog
Fri May 06, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Retro Deer Rig Ready To Go!
Replies: 9
Views: 3522

Re: Retro Deer Rig Ready To Go!

Wildgoose, Thanks for the insight. I am anxious for mine to arrive so that I can check it out. I sure hope there is no ejection problems. I will certainly let you know what I find.

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri May 06, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Model 81 should ship today
Replies: 9
Views: 3272

Re: Model 81 should ship today

Looks like you got a nice rifle at a great price Ken. That stock should clean up nicely. Let us know how she shoots.

Clint