Check out the scope on this M8

Hunting pictures of your Remington Autoloader
Post Reply
uhjohnson
Posts: 128
Joined: Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:53 pm

Check out the scope on this M8

Post by uhjohnson » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:05 pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ANTIQUE-REPRO-8 ... 258b5ffacf. this would be a nice picture in the gallery
[b]Member of Berwyn Rod and Gun Club since 1983, it is an outdoor range located in Bowie Maryland, if interested in joining call 301-261-7515 or 301-464-9830[/b]

You don't pay too much, you pay too soon

User avatar
rem81auto
Posts: 353
Joined: Thu Feb 05, 2009 2:28 pm

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

Post by rem81auto » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:42 pm

What a great photograph. I better get over there and get one before you guys beat me to it. :D

User avatar
S and S HUNTCLUB
Posts: 199
Joined: Fri Nov 23, 2012 2:59 pm

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

Post by S and S HUNTCLUB » Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:37 pm

uhjohnson, that is a cool looking vintage picture. Just like you quoted sir..."You don't pay too much, you pay too soon". If you take a few moments of your time, you can search the internet and find all kinds of cool/vintage pictures and get them for free!

User avatar
81police
Posts: 2060
Joined: Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:12 pm
Location: TEXAS

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

Post by 81police » Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:35 am

very cool scope setup indeed! Reminds me of this one which belonged to Bill Hillis

* Photograph courtesy of the Remington Society of America
Attachments
Ivory 8F_Page_2 copy.jpg
Ivory 8F_Page_2 copy.jpg (144.36 KiB) Viewed 2526 times
Cam Woodall
Site Co-Administrator

User avatar
Sarge756
Posts: 710
Joined: Sat Jan 01, 2011 10:17 am
Location: N.Florida on the coast

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

Post by Sarge756 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 10:23 am

Cam, Do you know what make the scope is on the Hillis rifle? I have an early Wm.Malcolm scope that I`ve held on to with thought in mind of mounting it on one of my 8`s. Had also considered it for one of my Ross 1910 Sporters to make a "Joe Kidd" look alike.
Yes there are photos out there on the net. Take a look at below link.Several 'Springpoles' pictured.Looking at these old photos and the way the hunters are dressed is something. How did they take all those animals without camo and modern gadgets? If there is any doubt that our old rifles are up to the task this should settle that question.
Joe



http://www.outdoorlife.com/photos/galle ... collection
".......ain't many troubles that a man cain't fix
With seven hundred dollars and a thirty ought six."

uhjohnson
Posts: 128
Joined: Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:53 pm

Re: Check out the scope on this M8

Post by uhjohnson » Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:25 pm

is the scope a Winchester A5
[b]Member of Berwyn Rod and Gun Club since 1983, it is an outdoor range located in Bowie Maryland, if interested in joining call 301-261-7515 or 301-464-9830[/b]

You don't pay too much, you pay too soon

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest