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by ctgodog
Thu May 05, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Test Firing
Replies: 1
Views: 1145

Test Firing

Took both my Model 8 30 REM out for a test firing today. My Grampa's 1911 30 Rem and my 1907 30 REM performed flawlessly. What a kick in the pants. I enjoyed shooting them so much, that I burnt up a whole box of vintage ammo. I am going to have to find another source for more ammo, or start reloadin...
by ctgodog
Mon May 02, 2011 6:44 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, I remember when that rifle was up for auction....and I would like to ask a question, without ruffling any ones feathers!!! I emailed the seller and ask him if the scope should be moved rearward in the mounts, so that the scope adjustment was positioned between the scope mounts, so that th...
by ctgodog
Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Best replacment stock
Replies: 2
Views: 1769

Re: Best replacment stock

Bob makes great replacement stocks...I have purchased two fore ends from him, and have been extremely happy with them. The first one was one that he made, and the second one was a factory NOS one that had not been used. I will tell you that the one Bob made was a lot less work sanding to get it fit ...
by ctgodog
Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Remington Police 8/81 article
Replies: 8
Views: 2612

Re: Remington Police 8/81 article

Ditto!!!
by ctgodog
Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: picture of my 300 sav model 81
Replies: 8
Views: 3181

Re: picture of my 300 sav model 81

Very nice looking rifle!!! You will enjoy that one for sure.

I just bought one yesterday that looks just like it, except it has a Weaver scope, and the Krieger conversion on the clip.
Can't wait for it to arrive.
by ctgodog
Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rem 25
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Re: Rem 25

Well.... After looking a little closer at these 25 Rem that are up for sale, I have some questions, observations and comments. By the number of bids being levied on these three 25's, they must be quite rare. Are they hard to find? And, secondly, why are they so prized? The first one has the most bid...
by ctgodog
Thu Apr 28, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rem 25
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Re: Rem 25

Yet another one....the gun Gods are blessing you 25 Rem guys with an ample supply.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =227315979
by ctgodog
Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rem 25
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Re: Rem 25

by ctgodog
Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Help with Model 8 for end.
Replies: 3
Views: 1743

Re: Help with Model 8 for end.

I have found replacement fore ends. Thanks.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rem 25
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Rem 25

I can't find the post at this time.....but someone was wishing they could find a Rem 25 caliber.....there is presently one on gunbroker.....looks to be in fair condition....

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =226322728

Hope this helps.....

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Apr 26, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Remington Police 8/81 article
Replies: 8
Views: 2612

Re: Remington Police 8/81 article

Thanks Cam,

Great information and stuff. Enjoyed the article and the videos.

Clint
by ctgodog
Mon Apr 25, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: 30 Rem Ammo
Replies: 4
Views: 1661

30 Rem Ammo

My gun store owner/ neighbor called me this morning....said he had some 30 Rem factory loaded ammo that a guy brought in because his rifle was stolen, and he didn't need it anymore. I went down to the store and checked it out......seven boxes of 170 gr-soft point, green boxes...all in like new condi...
by ctgodog
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Krieger?????
Replies: 2
Views: 1588

Re: Krieger?????

I guess nobody knows or cares!!!
by ctgodog
Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:23 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Krieger?????
Replies: 2
Views: 1588

Krieger?????

This scope mounted 35 REM appears to be a Krieger conversion if anyone is interested....

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =222964366

Thought that I would bring it to everyone's attention.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 35 REM
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

Re: 35 REM

Congratulation on your successful purchase...Good job!

Clint
by ctgodog
Sun Mar 20, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Lyman and/or Marbles peep sight
Replies: 5
Views: 2653

Re: Lyman and/or Marbles peep sight

I emailed him and told him it was upside down...he said he was wondering why it didn't fit very well. Figured it was for a different rifle or something. He was grateful for the information and immediately fixed the problem. It looks a lot better now.

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Mar 17, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Lyman and/or Marbles peep sight
Replies: 5
Views: 2653

Lyman and/or Marbles peep sight

This is very odd, and the first time I have seen this...

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... 061291#PIC

Were these sights designed to be mounted both ways?....Or does this guy just not have a clue???

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: TOP $$$$
Replies: 2
Views: 1433

TOP $$$$

What would everyone consider top $$$$ on a very nice, maybe not mint, flawless, minor use imperfections, excellent bluing, model 8 35? $500, $750, $1000, $1500.....????

Just trying to get a feel for what the expert long time collectors think!

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:14 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: M8 30 AA original!
Replies: 1
Views: 1228

Re: M8 30 AA original!

I agree on the authenticity....but 22 bids, and still ten days to go. We shall see how it ends. Should be interesting.

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 35 REM
Replies: 3
Views: 1879

35 REM

Here is an interesting rifle on GB

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =216692275

Not to keen on the older re-bluing part, but appears to be a decent rifle.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 8201

Re: Removing Oil Stains

Very nice..... I think that I would prefer the heat method over the boiling with the degreaser solution. Seems like it would be a little safer, and less of a chance of screwing up the stock with the solution. I will have to give that heat method a try with my Gramp's 30 REM stock, as there is a lot ...
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:41 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2851

Re: Introduction

I have the pictures in photo bucket, but I still couldn't figure it out. Thanks for the help.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: Removing Oil Stains
Replies: 26
Views: 8201

Re: Removing Oil Stains

Jack, I talked to an old gunsmith at the gun show this weekend, and he told me that to remove grease and oil from a stock, use Arm & Hammer heavy duty degreaser that you can get at the local market. Put a few tablespoons in a couple gallons of water, and boil the stock in this solution for 30-45 min...
by ctgodog
Tue Feb 15, 2011 1:35 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2851

Re: Introduction

I was going to post some pictures of my Grandfather's 30 REM, but it is obviously more difficult than I can figure out.

Are there any instructions anywhere on how to accomplish this?

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: A true auction M81 35Rem
Replies: 7
Views: 2575

Re: A true auction M81 35Rem

Douglas County fairgrounds, Roseburg, Or., Sat. & Sun, Feb. 12 & 13.

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:30 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: A true auction M81 35Rem
Replies: 7
Views: 2575

Re: A true auction M81 35Rem

Right here in my backyard too! Maybe he will bring it to the gun show this weekend.

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:28 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 30 Rem. Ammo
Replies: 2
Views: 1403

Re: 30 Rem. Ammo

Ten boxes...or ten rounds?

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:27 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Barrel Codes vs. Serial Number
Replies: 13
Views: 4274

Re: Barrel Codes vs. Serial Number

Thanks Cam, That is exactly what I was thinking also. I have one more question (right now...so far)....on the model 8 SN#2522...I think mfg. in 1907....the top of the barrel flange, just ahead of the receiver, is inscribed with 30-30 REM. Is that the way, and the position of the caliber notation for...
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: What have I got?
Replies: 11
Views: 3006

Re: What have I got?

I retired about two years ago, finished all my projects on the home front....got bored and went back to work so that I could afford the hobbies that I now don't have time for, because I am working. Vicious circle!!! My neighbor, who is a retired gun store owner, has a gold mine in the area, and spen...
by ctgodog
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Unless ......
Replies: 11
Views: 3353

Re: Unless ......

THAT IS ONE IMPRESSIVE 81....but, I have to agree with Tx81...I would shoot it, if it was mine!!! I would shoot it, hunt with it, and enjoy it while I am still alive to do so. I am 66 years old, and I will probably never live long enough, nor have the $$$$$ to acquire a huge collection for every yea...
by ctgodog
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Strange combo 22/410 up here in Canada. What is it??????
Replies: 2
Views: 1557

Re: Strange combo 22/410 up here in Canada. What is it??????

I have heard mention of that combination 410/22 before, but have never seen one either.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Feb 08, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: What have I got?
Replies: 11
Views: 3006

Re: What have I got?

JimfromBend, Imfuncity,

I am also on the left coast...Roseburg, Or. It's great to know that information.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Help with Model 8 for end.
Replies: 3
Views: 1743

Help with Model 8 for end.

I need a for end stock and swivel screw for a 1911 Model 8, non schnabled (spelling?) if possible. I am trying to replace the one that my blind father through in the fire. I ordered one through my local gun dealer, but it turned out to be for an 81. It doesn't have to perfect, some use wear is OK, j...
by ctgodog
Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: UPDATE: PICS ADDED !!! New Member Bitten by the 8/81 bug
Replies: 30
Views: 8951

Re: New Member...Bitten by the 8/81 bug !

Hi Gunny, and welcome to a great forum. I am fairly new to the forum also, but not to the great model 8's. I was given one by my father when I was about 16 years old in 1960, (which he later traded), and I inherited my Grandfather's model 8, which he and my father hunted with for most of my life. Th...
by ctgodog
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:52 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Barrel Codes vs. Serial Number
Replies: 13
Views: 4274

Re: Barrel Codes vs. Serial Number

My grandfather's model 8 serial #22470 indicates that it was mfg. sometime in 1911. The receiver is stamped 25 REM and sometime in it's life it was changed to 30 REM. There are no barrel codes on the left side of the barrel flange, but on the right side of the flange there is a R.P. Is this the stam...
by ctgodog
Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Amazed.........
Replies: 3
Views: 1727

Re: Amazed.........

Although I am a new member of the forum, I woulod also like to say "thank you" for this resource. I hope to be an active contributor, and learn from the members. I have already learned so much from all of you, and I feel welcome, and right at home. A great palce to spend time and learn about the rif...
by ctgodog
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Nirvana!
Replies: 7
Views: 3409

Re: Nirvana!

WOW! If that was my man cave, my friends and family would think that I was some kind of.......?????? My collection also is in the corner of the master bedroom, 2 model 8's, 2 browning BAR's (243 & 7 mm mag), 2 pump 22's, a 50 cal Hawkins, a Ruger Redfield over/under 12 gauge, a Colt Python 357 magnu...
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:00 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Removing the 81 buttstock
Replies: 5
Views: 2311

Re: Removing the 81 buttstock

Is it also only the rear screw on the model 8's to remove the but stock? I can't seem to get the front screw to turn out at all.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 26, 2011 12:50 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Stock Finish Job Complete
Replies: 4
Views: 2272

Re: Stock Finish Job Complete

Very nice job Dwalt. My 1907 Model 8 .30 Rem also has the same Pachmayr butt pad, which was there when I purchased the rifle.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 26, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: First trip to the range with my Model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 2299

Re: First trip to the range with my Model 81

Dwalt, First of all...you have a far greater knowledge of reloading and ballistics than I have even attempted to understand!!! Thanks for the info and for sharing your experience. Secondly...I am encouraged to learn more about the interesting aspect of reloading my own cartridges for my 30 Rem's!! A...
by ctgodog
Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Found an old 81
Replies: 11
Views: 3432

Re: Found an old 81

That is indeed the most sanitary scope installation I have seen for the rifle. I like that better than any I have seen. Good job, and good luck with your sighting and firing.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:51 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2447

Re: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...

Thanks a bunch for the title.

Clint
by ctgodog
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...
Replies: 8
Views: 2447

Re: Jackitis got me this afternoon ...

Very cool. That bottom one is just like my 1907 model 8/ .30 ...no side springs and the early style safety. I am learning so much from you guys who are familiar with the differences on these rifles. I really enjoy the knowledge. I am looking through all the posts trying to find the name of John Henw...
by ctgodog
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:06 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 300 Savage
Replies: 4
Views: 1964

Re: 300 Savage

Thanks for your input...I kinda felt the same way. Although it is a nice well cared for rifle, it is not perfect. It has a few use flaws. I also thought that a 1946 300 Savage is probably not that rare. Heck of a presentation though. I got to looking at my 1907 30 Rem, and comparing it to their rifl...
by ctgodog
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 300 Savage
Replies: 4
Views: 1964

300 Savage

This rifle seems to be in excellent condition and well cared for. Would the expert collectors on this board consider this to be a good buy. http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=213071144 I came really close to pulling the trigger on the buy now price, but just couldn't justify the $$ ...
by ctgodog
Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Pristine Model 81 .300 Sav
Replies: 3
Views: 2162

Re: Pristine Model 81 .300 Sav

Wow!!! I am so jealous! That is a nice one.

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Jan 22, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2851

Re: Introduction

My story.... My first experience with the 8 .30 Rem was when I was 16 years old and my Dad gave me his when he bought a new Rem 30.06 Auto. I killed my first buck mule deer with it in eastern Oregon when I was 18 years old. While I was in the US Army flying helicopters in Vietnam, my Dad traded the ...
by ctgodog
Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:18 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2851

Introduction

I would like introduce my self....I am Clint, and I wrote a couple paragraphs about my story with these rifles, but it must have timed out, because I don't see it anywhere. So, here is the short version.... I own two Model 8's, serial #'s 2522 and 22470. I will tell the stories behind these two rifl...
by ctgodog
Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:10 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: old guy; new discovery: PICS ADDED
Replies: 12
Views: 3499

Re: old guy; new discovery: PICS ADDED

Wow!! Very nice! I was feeling pretty good about my 1907 #2522, but this blows mine out of the water. Congratulations!

Clint