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by chas1949
Sat Mar 16, 2024 2:16 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Barrel Jacket
Replies: 0
Views: 509

Barrel Jacket

Good condition barrel jacket marked Model 8-A, no pitting or rust.
See pics, no front or rear sight parts.
$75 -plus $12 shipping
Sold…..
by chas1949
Sat Mar 16, 2024 2:01 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: M8 stripped receiver and trigger plate
Replies: 2
Views: 655

M8 stripped receiver and trigger plate

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Good condition matching numbers stripped M8 receiver and trigger plate as pictured. Receiver has extra hole in rear for a Redfield 102N sight that I removed for another build.
Receiver must ship to a ffl holder.
$125 plus &10 shipping
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by chas1949
Sat Mar 09, 2024 9:55 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Recoil springs
Replies: 4
Views: 478

Re: Recoil springs

Check Gun Broker, 10 available $19.95
by chas1949
Thu Feb 08, 2024 3:25 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Redfield 102N
Replies: 0
Views: 666

Redfield 102N

Still looking to buy a Redfield 102N receiver sight for M8/81
Have a Williams for same to trade also
by chas1949
Fri Nov 24, 2023 3:24 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Redfield 102N
Replies: 0
Views: 1168

Redfield 102N

Still looking to buy or trade for a Redfield # 102N sight.
by chas1949
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:41 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Re: FBI M81

Best way is to go to forum home page and select FBI model 81. All the info there
by chas1949
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:53 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Re: FBI M81

Thats what I thought, only one other serious bidder. I think the listing was the reason not much real interest. Listed as M81 30 cal with cracked stock. Placement of ser# made me look closer. Real early one with that low serial number. Would be nice to know who CBF 1898 was.
by chas1949
Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:38 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Re: FBI M81

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by chas1949
Mon Nov 13, 2023 5:53 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Re: FBI M81

Should receive it tomorrow and will send pics and any info you may need that I can provide
Pics attached
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by chas1949
Fri Nov 10, 2023 8:37 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

Re: FBI M81

Yes looking forward to adding it to the collection. Been very lucky lately with attempts at purchasing good ones.
I will be hopeful that those with info on these will share their expertise.
by chas1949
Fri Nov 10, 2023 8:45 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1830

FBI M81

Are there any records available for manufacture and issue of these rifles?
by chas1949
Tue Nov 07, 2023 9:12 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New to me Krieger 300 sav
Replies: 4
Views: 1352

Re: New to me Krieger 300 sav

Yes it is a good one and happy to have it.
Now just looking for a Redfield 102N to use the holes in rear of receiver. I have a Williams rear mount to trade also.
by chas1949
Fri Nov 03, 2023 2:08 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New to me Krieger 300 sav
Replies: 4
Views: 1352

New to me Krieger 300 sav

Just received today a M81 300 sav Krieger. Total disassembly, clean, lube and reassemble. Refinish stock and all back together ready to shoot as soon as finish completely dry. Really glad to have landed this one as my other one was drilled for a Williams scope mount which I plugged the holes for. Th...
by chas1949
Fri Nov 03, 2023 11:40 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Redfield #102N
Replies: 0
Views: 1275

Redfield #102N

Would like to trade a very nice Williams rear mount receiver sight with screws for Rem 8 or 81 for a Redfield #102N rear mount receiver sight for M8 or 81.
by chas1949
Mon Oct 23, 2023 5:03 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 81 Police
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Re: Model 81 Police

There has been some discussion here on the forum about this rifle. It has been offered for quite some time and no bids. I asked the seller why the trigger assembly appears to fit proud of the receiver and why the factory rivets at the rear left side of receiver have been replaced. Seller did not res...
by chas1949
Mon Oct 16, 2023 8:24 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Re: Finally

Could this possibly be because of a difference in the ammo produced at the time for these overseas. Lower pressure ammo like our 7.62x51 nato ammo vs commercial .308 ammo.
by chas1949
Thu Sep 28, 2023 4:54 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 35 caliber bullets
Replies: 0
Views: 1291

35 caliber bullets

I have for sale 2 boxes of 100, 35 cal., .358 200 gr SP Hornady Interlock #3510 bullets.
$35 per box plus $10 shipping each box.
I will also consider trade for same in 150 - 200 gr round nose bullets.
by chas1949
Mon Sep 25, 2023 6:57 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Marbles tang sights reduced price
Replies: 9
Views: 4118

Re: Marbles tang sights reduced price

They have been sold
by chas1949
Fri Sep 08, 2023 3:58 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: M8/M81 parts
Replies: 3
Views: 978

Re: M81 parts

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here they are
by chas1949
Fri Sep 08, 2023 11:49 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: M8/M81 parts
Replies: 3
Views: 978

M8/M81 parts

I have for sale some extras accumulated over the last few years. All items are in nice condition, and I will gladly send pics of any items you may be interested in and answer any questions you may have. 300 Savage barrel W/ buffer spring, Recoil spring and case, Barrel nut and toothed washer $270 pl...
by chas1949
Fri Aug 25, 2023 4:34 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Special police M81 on gun broker
Replies: 4
Views: 888

Re: Special police M81 on gun broker

Yes way too much for this undocumented/marked and obviously non original conversion. Also given the fact that seller did not answer questions on it is a firm deal breaker at the asking price.
by chas1949
Thu Aug 24, 2023 9:55 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Special police M81 on gun broker
Replies: 4
Views: 888

Re: Special police M81 on gun broker

No one has any ideas as to why the non factory carrier latch spring rivets are there or why the trigger plate does not appear to fit flush with receiver. No bids on this for at least a month. There must be some reason no one wants it, no other police model I have found has the bolt lock spring rivet...
by chas1949
Sat Aug 19, 2023 11:19 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Special police M81 on gun broker
Replies: 4
Views: 888

Special police M81 on gun broker

I have asked the originator of the posting for answers to a couple questions I have with this M81. I asked for a answer as to why the trigger plate assembly seems to sit proud of the bottom of the receiver and to explain the purpose of the two rivets pictured fore and aft of serial number. Have rece...
by chas1949
Fri Jul 14, 2023 12:02 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 8/81 parts
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

Re: 8/81 parts

Just happened to find them on ebay
by chas1949
Thu Jul 13, 2023 12:18 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: 8/81 parts
Replies: 4
Views: 1221

8/81 parts

Recently purchased a couple of items. First I believe is an early mag spring. It is the riveted type folded up in the original Remington wrapper. Second is what I believe is an FBI take down screw and yoke. The date stamp on the yoke is DNN (1944) and the take down screw has the shoulder. IMG_0824.j...
by chas1949
Wed Jun 21, 2023 6:37 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: .300 Savage 81 not cycling properly
Replies: 21
Views: 3108

Re: .300 Savage 81 not cycling properly

300Rem81,
Has your issue been resolved?
by chas1949
Mon Jun 12, 2023 6:04 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: .300 Savage 81 not cycling properly
Replies: 21
Views: 3108

Re: .300 Savage 81 not cycling properly

First a question, can you manually unload a mag full of shells without issue. If you can then I would suggest cleaning the chamber with a brass bore brush in a cordless drill. I have twice in the past run into your issue and found the chamber to be dirty. This caused the fired case that was heated a...
by chas1949
Tue May 16, 2023 10:30 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Re: Finally

Cam, Thank you for your input. I do agree the barrel nut is not original but did like the finished look it gave the muzzle. I have just finished replacing the barrel nut and spring with those 35 Rem spares I had. All other parts were correct. The spring I replaced showed that the coils were somewhat...
by chas1949
Mon May 15, 2023 1:32 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Re: Finally

Any advice on barrel nut? Is the serial # in your list already?
by chas1949
Fri May 12, 2023 5:12 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Re: Finally

Yes I was a bit skeptical as what I might find with regard to bore. Not perfect, a little dark but cleaned up quite well and should shoot just fine. I do hope the experts here have some info on the barrel nut and if I should just use one of the M8 35 cal nuts I have. The nut came off with my fingers...
by chas1949
Fri May 12, 2023 11:34 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Re: Finally

Spring is about 1 1/2 “ shorter and nut about 5/8 longer with no hole or teeth.
I did try the 35 nut pictured and would work fine.
by chas1949
Fri May 12, 2023 8:33 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Re: Finally

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Thank you Hibby, it now has a place beside its M8s and 81 relatives.
I do have do have a couple questions that may be answered here.
The FN barrel nut is quite different, longer and with no hole for removal tool. The spring is also shorter.
I have attached pic.
by chas1949
Thu May 11, 2023 5:17 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2554

Finally

IMG_0758.jpeg IMG_0763.jpeg IMG_0760.jpeg Well after several attempts over the years to acquire a 1900 it arrived today #3498. Luckily the bidding war was short as I was once again up against my limit. Complete disassembly, inspection, lube and assembly. All is great condition. Bore cleaned up very...
by chas1949
Tue May 09, 2023 2:25 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: New FN Style Barrel Tool
Replies: 18
Views: 2227

Re: New FN Style Barrel Tool

Any idea yet as to availability and price
by chas1949
Wed May 03, 2023 2:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Marbles tang sights reduced price
Replies: 9
Views: 4118

Re: Marbles tang sights reduced price

I have the one with small aperture left
by chas1949
Sun Apr 23, 2023 1:02 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Marbles tang sights reduced price
Replies: 9
Views: 4118

Re: Marbles tang sights reduced price

Yes i do
by chas1949
Tue Apr 11, 2023 8:02 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: WTB Lyman 41R Mounting screws.
Replies: 2
Views: 891

Re: WTB Lyman 41R Mounting screws.

Look at post wTB #5/48 screws. This may be helpfull
by chas1949
Thu Feb 16, 2023 6:55 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 35 Rem for 25 Rem
Replies: 0
Views: 2191

35 Rem for 25 Rem

I have a Lee Loader Classic reloading set for 35 Rem that I would trade for same in 25 Rem
by chas1949
Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Amorer’s mat
Replies: 6
Views: 1683

Amorer’s mat

Has anyone purchased or know of a source to purchase a M8/M81 armorer’s mat.
by chas1949
Wed Jan 18, 2023 6:51 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Feeding issues
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: Feeding issues

These where designed to use round nose ammo.
by chas1949
Tue Jan 17, 2023 9:23 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: WTT Parts and more
Replies: 30
Views: 31017

Re: WTT Parts and more

If you are careful with a bench grinder or dremal the flat springs for barrel lock and mag indicator can be made from the attached. Need to be careful not to get too hot while shapping as to not remove temper.
Rim lock springs
Rim lock springs
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by chas1949
Thu Dec 29, 2022 7:30 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Barrel nut washer revival
Replies: 14
Views: 2023

Re: Barrel nut washer revival

I have used a triangle jeweler’s file to clean up groves.
by chas1949
Fri Dec 16, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: The "Do or Die" illustration
Replies: 2
Views: 1116

Re: The "Do or Die" illustration

Ck this out, ebay and search Remington model 8
by chas1949
Fri Dec 09, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Screws for a model 41-R Lyman sight
Replies: 3
Views: 1205

Re: Screws for a model 41-R Lyman sight

Look under wanted to buy 5-48 screws at my post, i believe this will solve ur problem
by chas1949
Tue Oct 04, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: NYS more restrictions
Replies: 3
Views: 1482

NYS more restrictions

Law abiding gun owners once again being targeted by NYS.
As of Sept. 4th you will need to be 21 and need a special permit to purchase a semi auto rifle in NYS with no exemption for C&R rifles.
So now our old 8s and 81s are targets of the firearm hating NY politicians.
Get out and vote next month.
by chas1949
Sat Sep 17, 2022 6:48 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Buffer springs
Replies: 0
Views: 2015

Buffer springs

Looking for a 25 and a 30 rem buffer spring
by chas1949
Mon Sep 05, 2022 7:23 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: C grade at auction
Replies: 36
Views: 5748

Re: C grade at auction

There is a carrier on ebay
by chas1949
Sat Sep 03, 2022 7:37 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: C grade at auction
Replies: 36
Views: 5748

Re: C grade at auction

It does appear that since our discussions on this rifle that bidding has stopped.
To my way of thinking the nice stock and fore end does not justify a price anywhere near the current bid even without the issues discussed.
To each his own i guess.
by chas1949
Thu Sep 01, 2022 6:30 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: C grade at auction
Replies: 36
Views: 5748

Re: C grade at auction

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This is mine
by chas1949
Wed Aug 31, 2022 6:43 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: C grade at auction
Replies: 36
Views: 5748

Re: C grade at auction

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Got it this time