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by ctgodog
Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New 81 owner
Replies: 12
Views: 3111

Re: New 81 owner

Welcome to the forum and model 8's...you will want more ("jackitis")!

Great job on fixing the messed up wood....looks good.

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:19 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Model 8 owner
Replies: 9
Views: 3140

Re: New Model 8 owner

Welcome....and congratulations on your grandfathers Model 8. I also inherited my grandfathers Model 8....it is stamped 25 Rem on the barrel extension, but he had it changed to 30 Rem...re-bored. It is a rifle that I dearly cherish, and hunt with.

Enjoy your new acquisition.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Traded.....
Replies: 0
Views: 1497

Traded.....

Went to Cabellas today, and traded my Ruger Red Label 12 gauge over/under for a Remington 11-87 12 gauge semi-auto Upland Special with an English butt stock, with a 23" barrel and screw in chokes, and CASH!!! I felt that the Ruger was too expensive a shotgun for field use, and I prefer the semi-auto...
by ctgodog
Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:05 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Anyone ever hear of a factory trapper model 8?
Replies: 6
Views: 2284

Re: Anyone ever hear of a factory trapper model 8?

I like it though!!!! For 1/3 that price!!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:31 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: Shooting POE rifles *NEW VIDEO*
Replies: 12
Views: 6006

Re: Shooting POE rifles *NEW VIDEO*

That'll burn up some ammo, and your shoulder for sure.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Mar 13, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Shooting, is like Golf!?!
Replies: 3
Views: 2525

Re: Shooting, is like Golf!?!

Way to bring it in to the center of the target Mitch.... I need to do a little more adjustment on mine to be that good....I had some groups in the 2" range, but ran out of time.... going to go out and sight in a couple more as soon as the weather gets a little better....woke up to a couple inches of...
by ctgodog
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New to model 8s
Replies: 8
Views: 2341

Re: New to model 8s

Ditto on the welcome..... Glad to hear that you found the rear site for your new 30 Rem. That is a pretty important part of a functional rifle. Have fun sighting it in. It's great that you got the seven boxes of ammo for it. I was able to pick up seven or eight boxes of 30 Rem last summer. I am alwa...
by ctgodog
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Newbie from Calgary Alberta
Replies: 16
Views: 3545

Re: Newbie from Calgary Alberta

Hi Keenan, Nice looking 30....I have two model 8's manufactured in 1907 and 1911. The 1911 30 Rem was my Grandfathers' that he hunted with for most of his life. The 1907 is one that I stumbled on at my local gun shop. Love to shoot both of them. I also have a 1949 Model 81 that I purchased on Gunbro...
by ctgodog
Sun Mar 11, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: High Priced Model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 1316

High Priced Model 8

This beautiful example of a Model 8 25Rem sold for some very nice $$$$!!!

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =276388689


Did someone here on the forum get this one? Sounds like it is in mint condition.

Congrats to whom ever was the successful bidder.

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A couple of nice ones...
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

A couple of nice ones...

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =275963662

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =275883003

Thought that I would point these out....in case anyone (Mitch) was interested!

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: M8 32 on GB cheap
Replies: 1
Views: 1073

Re: M8 32 on GB cheap

I can't believe that Mitch and everyone else missed out on this one.....Looks to be all original except the stock refinish.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =273316993

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: The Verschneider Conversions
Replies: 15
Views: 7828

Re: The Verschneider Conversions

Outstandingly written article and a project that is so cool. Great end result. Congrats to you Jack for taking the initiative to do something a little different.....as is normal for you, I guess. I envy you and your collection, and your intuitive imagination, and the guts to "get-r-done"!!!! My comp...
by ctgodog
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: New Owner of Model 8 ...
Replies: 9
Views: 2987

Re: New Owner of Model 8 ...

Sweeeeeeet!

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Gun and Knife Show
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

Gun and Knife Show

Mitch,

Thought I would let you know about the gun and knife show this weekend, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, in Roseburg, Oregon.

I am thinking about going on Saturday, "to just look"!!! BUT,you are probably going to be busy bidding on the Rem 14 on Gunbroker this weekend. Good luck!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 8 in 300Sav?
Replies: 5
Views: 1733

Re: 8 in 300Sav?

That is a very rare specimen indeed....don't think I would be interested if it was across the street!!! But, it could be a good shooter.

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 14, .32Rem
Replies: 18
Views: 4345

Re: Rem 14, .32Rem

Going on Gunbroker this afternoon starting at $5, with no reserve.....here is your chance Mitch.

Gun"BROKER".....the more I look the "BROKER" I get....now I get why they named it that!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Rem 14, .32Rem
Replies: 18
Views: 4345

Re: Rem 14, .32Rem

That is a nice looking Rem 14....the purchase price is now $435 as of yesterday...and that includes shipping.... After looking at all the 14's and 141's on gunbroker, I feel very fortunate to have gotten the Rem 141 in 35 Rem that I did for $455...it is all original and very pristine, with a deluxe ...
by ctgodog
Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nice Model 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1490

Re: Nice Model 8

Did anyone on the forum happen to snag that one?
by ctgodog
Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nice Model 8
Replies: 3
Views: 1490

Nice Model 8

This one went for a nice price.....I liked it at the very beginning of the auction, but didn't think it would go that high!

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =271518154

Enjoy....

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Jan 28, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: How many ex Marine Corp or Army here?
Replies: 8
Views: 3167

Re: How many ex Marine Corp or Army here?

Six years US Army, Captain, Vietnam helicopter pilot!

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 25, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Buttplate replacement impact on value
Replies: 8
Views: 2349

Re: Buttplate replacement impact on value

If the rubber recoil pad is a detraction and is old , hard, and cracked, a replacement with an aluminum butt plate like 81police suggests would probably be an enhancement...pictures would help us be more helpful. If it was a factory original butt pad, would it have a Remington insignia on it? I woul...
by ctgodog
Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:34 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Buttplate replacement impact on value
Replies: 8
Views: 2349

Re: Buttplate replacement impact on value

Yeah....everyone thinks original is better....I have three old cars, and every one of them has been repainted, and the new paint is way better than the old paint. Better product, and better looking, not to mention better protection against the elements. If you are going to keep and preserve, and use...
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: Deer hunting with 81 and other rifles - testing ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 4130

Re: Deer hunting with 81 and other rifles - testing ammo

Joe,
Thanks for the pictures, and the links to your websites. Lots of great information there...a well organized and easy to use website...ordered a book and a subscription to the Upland Almanac. Looking forward to enjoying them.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Jack London author of The Call of The Wild
Replies: 4
Views: 3093

Re: Jack London author of The Call of The Wild

Nice looking rat terrier in picture #3....I raised rat terriers for a few years....own the last two of the pups that I produced.....they are a great pleasure to me when I am hunting.

Clint
by ctgodog
Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Howdy from British Columbia
Replies: 10
Views: 3034

Re: Howdy from British Columbia

Welcome Timberhunter, Hope that you enjoy the forum. The guys here are very knowledgeable and helpful. I am from western Oregon, and the blacktail deer hunting here is mostly short range shooting also. The mulies in eastern Oregon in most cases require a little longer range shooting. I prefer huntin...
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Somethings A Little Off
Replies: 4
Views: 2227

Re: Somethings A Little Off

Wildgoose, I think you are correct...it appears that the barrel is from a 141.

He has another 14 in 32 cal that has the correct barrel and front sight.

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =267990912

Big difference.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Got my Rem 141, 35 Rem today....
Replies: 4
Views: 2273

Re: Got my Rem 141, 35 Rem today....

I can't post pictures......but here is a link to the pictures on gunbroker....

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =263379241

Enjoy....I am!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Got my Rem 141, 35 Rem today....
Replies: 4
Views: 2273

Got my Rem 141, 35 Rem today....

IT IS AWESOME IN EVERY WAY, if I didn't know better, I would think it was new. Action is tight, metal is almost perfect....(better than I expected), bore is excellent, wood is just like new!!! I do not think that I could do anything to it to improve it!!! It shoulders really nice....can't wait to ge...
by ctgodog
Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Senior Birthday Celebration
Replies: 6
Views: 2290

Re: Senior Birthday Celebration

Happy belated birthday Jerry.....wish you many more!!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Dec 27, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Aquisition
Replies: 2
Views: 1422

New Aquisition

Just picked up a Remington made Browning A-5, in 16 gauge, with a Weaver choke system. It also includes 5 weaver chokes. A little finish flaking on the heel of the butt stock, but that I can fix. The guy has owned it for the past forty years. Can't wait!!!! http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem....
by ctgodog
Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas from the Great Model 8!
Replies: 10
Views: 3225

Re: Merry Christmas from the Great Model 8!

Just want to say how much I appreciate everyone here who participates in all the discussions......and wish everyone a very
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!! You have all been very helpful!!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Dec 21, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Shot the Model 14
Replies: 5
Views: 2638

Re: Shot the Model 14

Looking forward to receiving mine real soon....and see how it shoots. I really like my Remington pump 22lr, which is of the same design...hope this Rem 141, 35 Rem is as sweet to shoot.

Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: REM 14's & 141's
Replies: 13
Views: 6562

Re: REM 14's & 141's

Mitch,

Is this the book you were thinking about?????


http://www.remingtonsociety.com/rsa/books/Remington14


Clint
by ctgodog
Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: REM 14's & 141's
Replies: 13
Views: 6562

Re: REM 14's & 141's

Mitch...let me know if you find the book on the 14's and 141's, as I just won a bid on a 141 in 35 Rem, with a date code of DU U. I tried to look up the date code on the remington society charts, and near as I can tell it is a Sep 1949 manufacture date. Not sure if I am reading it correctly though. ...
by ctgodog
Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello All
Replies: 9
Views: 2495

Re: Hello All

Wow!!!! Isn't it nice to find these old girls in such nice shape....and at a priceless bargain. You did well. Any one part of that rifle is probably worth more than what you paid.., but all together, well, who knows....

By the way, welcome.

Clint
by ctgodog
Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Loose Barrel Jacket Fix
Replies: 11
Views: 6580

Re: Loose Barrel Jacket Fix

Very nicely done!!!

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Weaver Chokes
Replies: 3
Views: 1983

Re: Weaver Chokes

Both!!!
by ctgodog
Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Weaver Chokes
Replies: 3
Views: 1983

Weaver Chokes

How good are Weaver chokes in comparison with polychoke and cutts?

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:47 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: dating my grandfather's Model 8
Replies: 7
Views: 3120

Re: dating my grandfather's Model 8

STLmodel8,

Welcome to the forum....nice looking rifle. What caliber is it? I also have a 1907 Model 8 in 30-30 Rem. This is a neat forum, with a lot of guys with a LOT of knowledge.

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:33 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Greeting from Maine
Replies: 5
Views: 1766

Re: Greeting from Maine

Hi Jim, and welcome.... I also have a 1911 Model 8,30 Rem, that my Grandfather hunted with for most of his life, and my father for many years. I also hunted deer with that rifle this year, in honor of my grandfather and father, and its' centennial birthday. Welcome to the forum....there are a lot of...
by ctgodog
Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Belgium browning vs Japenese Browning
Replies: 3
Views: 1712

Re: Belgium browning vs Japenese Browning

This one is getting some major attention.....

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewIt ... =260985062

Wouldn't mind owning it, but it is way to nice, (and probably end up way to expensive), to use in the field.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Belgium browning vs Japenese Browning
Replies: 3
Views: 1712

Belgium browning vs Japenese Browning

What is the difference between the two manufacturing locations, in regards to functionality and quality? Is there a difference? Belgium seems to demand the premium in price, but is there really a difference? Other than bragging rights.? Japanese products can sometimes be a far superior product..... ...
by ctgodog
Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PHOTOS OF ALL GREAT MODEL 8 MEMBERS
Replies: 26
Views: 10192

Re: PHOTOS OF ALL GREAT MODEL 8 MEMBERS

Maybe he owns and runs it.....

Clint
by ctgodog
Sat Oct 22, 2011 2:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Just How Accurate Is Your Rifle?
Replies: 5
Views: 1756

Re: Just How Accurate Is Your Rifle?

Very interesting and informative Dwalt. I totally understand the statistical analysis of what you are saying, as I studied and loved the subject in college. Your development of the program to do this, however is way out of my league.

This is really a neat study.

Clint
by ctgodog
Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Jack's Cased Project Rifle!
Replies: 16
Views: 7324

Re: Jack's Cased Project Rifle!

Jack, that is absolutely,stunningly, awesome!!!!!!!!!!! What a wonderful one of a kind, diy project (with a little help from friends), and simply great idea!!! You should be very proud of yourself. Very unique and classy.

Clint
by ctgodog
Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: REM 14's & 141's
Replies: 13
Views: 6562

REM 14's & 141's

I know that this a 8 & 81 forum, but as rifle enthusiasts', and collectors, I know that we all collect a lot of different rifles and pistols! I am not a huge collector, like some of you guys, but I like beautiful rifles from the past. I like rifles that are quality, and functional to my hunting inte...
by ctgodog
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: I now own a Remington model 14
Replies: 5
Views: 3025

Re: I now own a Remington model 14

Another very interesting variation of historical value....

http://www.remingtonsociety.com/rsa/journals/M14Rifle

Clint
by ctgodog
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 13
Views: 3023

Re: Hello!

Welcome to the forum...Bend Shooter. I am in Roseburg, Or. These are great old rifles, and the guys here are very helpful with knowledge about them.

Clint
by ctgodog
Mon Oct 17, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: I now own a Remington model 14
Replies: 5
Views: 3025

Re: I now own a Remington model 14

Here is a good article about the Rem 14's.....

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m ... ntent;col1

Clint
by ctgodog
Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Model 141 - .35 Rem
Replies: 34
Views: 12387

Re: Model 141 - .35 Rem

I agree with Dwalt and Imfuncity, I also think that the stock lines of the 8 are sleeker than the 81 pistol grip. Having made that statement,...and checking the rifles in my gun cabinet....every one of them have the pistol grip stock except my Model 8's and my Rossi 22 LR pump. I still stand by my p...