Model 81 F.B.I. - VIDEO

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Model 81 F.B.I. - VIDEO

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Here's a short video on the differences unique to the early-type Model 81 F.B.I. issue. Special thanks to Jim (jim8008) for bringing the rifle out!

https://youtu.be/UBf_Je0Q5ZY
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Hey Cameron,
Thanks so much for the informative video. The one thing I learned,was the lockwasher on the take down screw. I didn't know about that feature. I'm not surprised by this though,because my main area of expertise is the Browning Auto 5 shotguns,and the JMB designed Winchester leverguns. Thanks again to Jim and Cam for this video.
Thanks for your time,
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Thank you for taking time to make the video!

very informative!

I believe one of these passed through the used racks of my local Cabela's several months ago - no barrel sights or screw holes, missing Lyman receiver sight but with bright blue in sight area and with the holes. I wondered why and what-for about the tall front sight.
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xtimberman,

Here are a couple of 81's I've tracked that were sold but unknown to the seller they were FBI rifles...

Fall 2009 (Ken Farmer Auctions) - Early Type FBI rifle - SOLD $250

August 2012 (Gunbroker.com) - Early Type FBI rifle - SOLD $299.99

Summer 2010 (I think) my co-worker purchased a nice Model 81 in 30Rem at a Ft. Worth, TX gunshop. He paid in the $400 range for "just a nice 81" with an unusual front sight. Turned out to be the only complete example of a Late Type FBI rifle I've ever seen. I've seen a few Late Type FBI barrel assemblies but no other complete rifles.
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The one I mentioned was priced at the Fort Worth Cabela's for ~$600, IIRC.....probably could've been had for $500. It sat there for a month or so and disappeared.

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Great video Cam & Jim. Got to love those Texas accents! :P

Y'all take care now ya hear.

Enjoy Life, Bob @ S and S HUNTCLUB

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