Model 8 Left handed Safety lever?

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Model 8 Left handed Safety lever?

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I recently ran across a 1912 Remington model 8 at a gun show and had to have it. This rifle has lever that is attached to the safety that goes down below the magazine and up the left side to allow a left handed shooter to activate/deactivate the safety with your left index finger. Has anyone ever seen these? The blueing/patina seems to match the rest of the rifle.

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Gotta see some pictures of this :o :o :o .

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Here are a few pics..
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Save your Pics as "web" files to get them to post. They would be less than 700K in size. works fine.
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That's one way to do it! Never seen a Model 8 with a lever like that, it's very unique indeed.

Maybe we should start a "Model 8/81 alternate safety levers" post and share all the custom oddities we've come across, hmmm :?: :?:
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This is my first Model 8, I once I held it, I had to get it. It definitely has a little "Character", but it wont be a safe queen. Getting excited about taking it out to the range and hunting with it this fall.

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Re: Model 8 Left handed Safety lever?

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I saw one listed somewhere that had a safety lever on the left side that mirrored the standard safety lever. Where or when I saw this I do not recall.
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