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model 8 and me

Post by olskool » Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:36 am

Image here i am with my 1927 model 8 in 32 cal. anyone else have photos of them and there model 8s or 81s? i know my good looks distracts from the gun :D but try to focus on the 8
I have never harvested an animal, but I have killed quite a few.............

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Re: model 8 and me

Post by Phyrbird » Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:48 pm

Grandma usta tell us kids, "setting on the woodpile will get you splinters" :o
Also "You'll get splinters when you Fib" :oops:
Is this double jeopardy :?: :?: :lol:

The fedora looks good too.
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Re: model 8 and me

Post by Sarge756 » Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:56 pm

Nice looking 8 in 32. I relented and sold one like it awhile back to help fund my sickness for custom mausers. Seeing yours makes me miss it. You look like you might have been the feller that sawed that stack of lumber.If so post some pictures of the mill.
I`m bringing a good supply of ammo including 32 to the Great8 Event at Jack`s place end of July. Come join us and sure we can get some more pictures of members with their 8`s and 81`s. South Carolina not that far from Illinois.
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Re: model 8 and me

Post by olskool » Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:10 am

no i am to lazy to run a saw mill, its my brothers mill that sawed them. i will post a few photos when he saws some cedar logs next week. the lumber always makes for a good photo.
I have never harvested an animal, but I have killed quite a few.............

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Post by Packmule » Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:06 pm

I resemble that remark! Old pic of me with a circa 1932 ,,in 32Rem
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Post by Phyrbird » Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:42 pm

Gee wish I still had a good looking fedora.
Keep the Pics coming we like.
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Post by Hardrada55 » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:38 am

From a couple of years ago...1919 .30 Rem.
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Re: model 8 and me

Post by 81police » Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:10 am

Myself and Mr. Jackitis about to burn some $$$ :shock: :mrgreen:

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Re: model 8 and me

Post by olskool » Fri Jul 01, 2016 1:51 pm

man we are a bunch of good lookin fellers, (not that i think any men are nice lookin) i just want to be clear. it is th model 8s that make us look good......well all but me, i am good lookin no mater what kind of gun i am holding :mrgreen:
I have never harvested an animal, but I have killed quite a few.............

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Post by Texas by God » Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:07 pm

Fedoras and overalls- you boys remind me of grand dad, uncles, and me. My dad hasn't worn them since the Dust Bowl- and he says he aint starting now!! Nice model 8- I want one like that . Best, Thomas.

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Post by Bill in Oregon » Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:02 pm

Wonderful photos fellas. Olskool, that rifle was just made for you and the South Carolina whitetail woods.
I will post one when the Model 8 I just bought reaches my grubby paws. It is a .30 Remington made in 1913. Hope to add a peep soon.
I feel like I am living in tall cotton having my pick of PRVI brass from Graf's or Jamison from Buffalo Arms. Great time to own a Remington Model 8.
I just might have to look into buying a pair o' bibs, too.

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Re: model 8 and me

Post by mart » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:49 pm

I don't have a picture of me with my model 8 but here's one of it by itself. Just as well. I'm kind of a homely cuss. It has a short stock, and am told by the previous owner it was from the factory that way. It is chambered for the mighty 25 Remington.

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Re: model 8 and me

Post by Pitchy » Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:09 am

Nice looking rifles fellars, Bill and olskool I didn`t know you guys were over here good to see ya.
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