Model 8 from yesteryear

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Model 8 from yesteryear

Post by 81police » Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:55 am

As a youngster, my father grew up hunting in the 1950's and 1960's here in Texas with a handful of older men who primarily used Model 8's, 81's, and Winchester SLR's.

Here's a cool picture he recently found of a friend of his holding one of the camp's scoped Model 81's.
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Re: Model 8 from yesteryear

Post by Hardrada55 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:34 am

That's a cool picture.
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Re: Model 8 from yesteryear

Post by Phyrbird » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:41 am

Yeah, I member that old style fence round lots of yards, & gardens. Not much good keeping out critters or kids. Another place you had to clip by hand.
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