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by Hibby83
Thu May 16, 2024 3:57 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Re: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates

Thanks Cam, good one. :mrgreen:

One of these days I'd like to do a group photo of all the different Model 8 butt's. Best way would be atleast 2-3 different photo's.
by Hibby83
Mon May 13, 2024 9:27 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Re: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates

Thanks fellas "Carl, John & Dan" I had some competition on the 32 pictured above. Thankfully it didn't run outside my "range of funds." I think someone was being kind to me that day. The 25 was technically my first Model 8. While it was shipping to my FFL, I found a good user...
by Hibby83
Sat May 11, 2024 6:09 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Re: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates

Phybird- I remember seeing pictures of your D grade, certainly a sweet one!!! Beginners luck is right on your first 81, I'm not sure if there was any photos on the page of it. The old takedown cases have eluded me. Trying to find one the appropriate length for our autoloaders is a trying experience....
by Hibby83
Fri May 10, 2024 6:25 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Re: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates

Thanks Roger. I feel that finding some of these was a stroke of timing and luck, likely more luck than anything! Short of networking in the collector community it's difficult to track the years/serial ranges certain variations were produced. Those are my only 3 round knobs. The collector in me looke...
by Hibby83
Thu May 09, 2024 8:08 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Round knobs and uncommon buttplates
Replies: 10
Views: 180

Round knobs and uncommon buttplates

Yesterday I took a few photos of the 25 Rem for my friend John to reference. I then decided, why not get the group all together.

Left- 25 Rem
Middle 32 Rem
Right- 35 Rem
by Hibby83
Thu Apr 25, 2024 7:05 pm
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: 117 Gr. Round Nose Bullets wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: 117 Gr. Round Nose Bullets wanted

Good luck. The round nose appears to be out of stock everywhere. Best bet is to put reminders in on some of the websites when it becomes available. I see sellers on Gunbroker have some listed at high prices. I don't see issues with spire points in the 8's & 81's, the Remington pump guns are a di...
by Hibby83
Tue Apr 23, 2024 6:57 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: 511 Scoremaster
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Re: 511 Scoremaster

Here's a nice bonus that I was gifted from our friend that was setup beside us. 3 of the boxes are completely full and 2 are 80% full.
by Hibby83
Tue Apr 23, 2024 6:54 am
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: 511 Scoremaster
Replies: 1
Views: 263

511 Scoremaster

received_265633586627133.jpeg Here's a rifle that's been handed down through the family. This .22 was the replacement for Great Grandaddy's Remington Model 34. I'll have to share more on that when I post that rifle, it's a neat story. The Model 34 still lives and shoots wonderfully. I had 2 tables ...
by Hibby83
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gun Show
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Tulsa Gun Show

Thanks for the Tulsa report Jack.

There can't be too many other D grade 81's you haven't seen.hah

Happy to hear you got out and saw some friends.
by Hibby83
Tue Apr 09, 2024 5:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gun Show
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Tulsa Gun Show

How was the show?

I hope y'all had a good time!
by Hibby83
Thu Mar 28, 2024 11:15 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Ammo for the autoloaders
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Ammo for the autoloaders

Took me awhile to gather these "sets" of the calibers. I only had to go through online sales for a couple of them.

I could better a few of the boxes but I would have a tough time paying the prices that nicer examples would bring!
by Hibby83
Wed Mar 20, 2024 9:22 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: first post on this site
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: first post on this site

From my experience, when you're inactive for too long, it will not keep you signed in. You'll have to make a complete new post.
by Hibby83
Wed Mar 20, 2024 7:01 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: first post on this site
Replies: 5
Views: 347

Re: first post on this site

Good morning Terry.

Welcome to the forum. It's perfectly fine to share photographs of your rifle to inquire information. I know I don't speak for myself, when I say "let's see your Model 8."
by Hibby83
Tue Mar 19, 2024 8:36 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Serial 956 is without a home
Replies: 1
Views: 432

Serial 956 is without a home

Figured id post this one up. https://www.guns.com/firearms/rifles/semi-auto/fn-model-1900-35-rem-5-rounds-22-barrel-used?p=1150398 Few hiccups with the gun, no major issues that I could see. Missing sling swivels, a small crack in the wrist and finish scratches/wear on left of receiver. I have no af...
by Hibby83
Fri Mar 15, 2024 10:14 am
Forum: Wanted to buy
Topic: Recoil springs
Replies: 4
Views: 445

Re: Recoil springs

I'm likely going to get 1. How does it compare, length strength etc.?

They're a new (re)production that are nearly identical to the originals. Guess i could message the seller to find out. Getting firsthand knowledge from the group is good though.
by Hibby83
Fri Mar 15, 2024 6:34 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: #4 Peerless
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: #4 Peerless

The bluing is better on yours and the cheeks are a little sharper. John Morning John. I'll agree on the cheeks, the bluing on mine may be embellished by the lighting. Anyway- same year guns, Lyman receiver sight, D grade and straight grip. I noticed that yours has the jacket head engraved "ver...
by Hibby83
Fri Mar 15, 2024 6:20 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Sharing the FN 1900 Database
Replies: 7
Views: 725

Re: Sharing the FN 1900 Database

I definitely welcome the idea of having that data viewable. Your work keeping records, maintaining page issues and the like are appreciated! As Roger and John have said, I'm not tech savvy/have knowledge on what would work best. I like your idea for the FN's within the gallery page. I'm unsure if ha...
by Hibby83
Thu Mar 14, 2024 4:29 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: #4 Peerless
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: #4 Peerless

Beautiful D grade Luke !! The wood is beautiful as is the engraving !! I like the peep as well. I also like the nice prominent cheeks on these old beauties too !! Nice score ! John Taylor Thanks John! The early ones with cheeks sure are neat. If I'm not mistaken, we have "almost" twins wi...
by Hibby83
Thu Mar 14, 2024 8:52 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Remington model 81 F
Replies: 22
Views: 582

Re: Remington model 81 F

Hot damn! The scroll work engraving and those game scenes on that rifle are jaw dropping quality.

I forgot just how pretty that rifle was! Very cool to have 2 guns engraved by the same engraver.
by Hibby83
Thu Mar 14, 2024 8:42 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: #4 Peerless
Replies: 4
Views: 334

#4 Peerless

Good morning gents. I realized the other day that I never had any decent photos of this rifle that I picked up in 2019. The only story of the rifle that I have is that it came from an auction house in Maine. There was a total of 3 rifles that I was interested in, one of which was a 2 digit serial fi...
by Hibby83
Sun Mar 10, 2024 1:57 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Remington model 81 F
Replies: 22
Views: 582

Re: Remington model 81 F

Howdy John. You did a fine job getting that ol' F grade cleaned up! I didn't know what to expect from the gun considering the photos from the auction weren't the greatest. All the game scenes are neat, I like the bear and elk scene best! Sweet piece of history and to my knowledge F grade 81's are ab...
by Hibby83
Sun Feb 25, 2024 9:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gun Show
Replies: 9
Views: 891

Re: Tulsa Gun Show

Enjoy the show Jack. I'm sure the conversations and looking around will be worth the trip, even if you can't find anything to buy.
by Hibby83
Sat Feb 24, 2024 9:12 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Model 8 Rear sight
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Model 8 Rear sight

Hibby83 thank you for the information, learned something new , micro adjust screw, didn’t know what that was for, now I do. I’ll keep looking now that I know what I’m looking for. There was a sight on eBay, complete, screws and elevator, spendy. I’ll try to post some pictures of the 30 Rem and my 3...
by Hibby83
Sat Feb 24, 2024 6:28 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Model 8 Rear sight
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: Model 8 Rear sight

Good evening, Troy. I certainly understand wanting to make your rifle complete. Having a factory rear sight on hand for it is a great idea. I must add having a correct sight blank in place of the rear sight also looks very nice. The old sight blanks can be hard to come by, I've noticed there's some ...
by Hibby83
Fri Feb 23, 2024 4:38 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 1
Views: 214

Re: Hello all

Welcome to the board! Your dad had similar "good" taste to what the crowd here is interested in. I imagine a handful of those harvested their fair share of game animals. You added some nice Model's to an already wonderful collection. I'm not well educated on the Remington bolt action guns,...
by Hibby83
Mon Feb 19, 2024 9:47 am
Forum: History of the 8 /81
Topic: Dont think I can afford this one! Police Special
Replies: 3
Views: 494

Re: Dont think I can afford this one! Police Special

It certainly appears that it gave many years of service and or didn't have the level of care that some would expect. Regardless, it's a cool gun.
by Hibby83
Thu Feb 15, 2024 5:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SPAM, SCAMS & MALWARE ?
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Re: SPAM, SCAMS & MALWARE ?

Well, Cam just got me back on the sight, but all my history is gone. I think what happened is about a week ago I had made some dumb comments on one of those spam posts. It was all written in Russian and I made some flippant remarks about them to speak English. Then all of a sudden My login didn’t w...
by Hibby83
Thu Feb 15, 2024 8:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: SPAM, SCAMS & MALWARE ?
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Re: SPAM, SCAMS & MALWARE ?

I don't envy you in that position. Hope my post didn't come across wrong. It's unbelievable how advanced thats become. I don't understand why this site has been targeted with such volume.

You're doing an excellent job!
by Hibby83
Wed Feb 14, 2024 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SPAM, SCAMS & MALWARE ?
Replies: 6
Views: 533

SPAM, SCAMS & MALWARE ?

As of late the forum has been experiencing a high frequency of unsavory activity. What's the best way to alert the page administration to nip these in the bud? Should we just use the "report this post" button on the post, or the "contact us" button at the bottom of the website? I...
by Hibby83
Mon Feb 05, 2024 3:02 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: If you need me (forum administrator)
Replies: 13
Views: 17812

Re: If you need me (forum administrator)

Please just go to the RemingtonSociety.com and click the service desk and send me mail directly, I keep it running but I don't often check for messages... David. I can't find the service desk. Am I not looking in the right spot "homepage?" I'm looking forward to seeing the spammers and le...
by Hibby83
Wed Jan 24, 2024 6:57 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New Member from Texas
Replies: 4
Views: 626

Re: New Member from Texas

Welcome. What caliber?
by Hibby83
Tue Jan 23, 2024 4:25 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: MinnesotaDan Buck
Replies: 9
Views: 1520

Re: MinnesotaDan Buck

Meat in the freezer. Way to go Dan ! You look a lot like the Dan that purchased my Dad’s place up by Deer River. I still own 6 acres of woodland there. Hey Luke if ya read this. Camp Ripley is a spot we used to Bow hunt back in the mid 70’s. I also worked out there on the HVAC equipment. Set a 6 fo...
by Hibby83
Thu Jan 18, 2024 1:06 pm
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: MinnesotaDan Buck
Replies: 9
Views: 1520

Re: MinnesotaDan Buck

Thank you! I'll certainly keep that in mind and contact you if so. Three years ago i spent 5 weeks in Minnesota at Camp Ripley "January into February," It's close to Brainerd I imagine that you're familiar with a big gun shop I went to while I was there? It's called Boone's Fine Guns. Cong...
by Hibby83
Wed Jan 17, 2024 6:08 am
Forum: Hunting with the 8 / 81
Topic: MinnesotaDan Buck
Replies: 9
Views: 1520

Re: MinnesotaDan Buck

Very nice, congratulations on your deer. I've heard good things about Hawk bullets, haven't picked any up since I have ample stock of Interlocks. I think Hawk is the only one's making a true round nose .321 jacketed bullet these days? Eventually I need to venture out of Pennsylvania to a state that'...
by Hibby83
Sun Jan 14, 2024 4:03 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Trappin
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Trappin

Thanks, Carl. Stories like that probably don't happen anymore these days. Hope all is well in SOKY!
by Hibby83
Fri Jan 05, 2024 11:58 am
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Trappin
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Re: Trappin

Nice going Luke. I don’t know what coon hides are going for now days, but I see you put in the effort to do it up right. Have ya ever tried any of the meat. My buddy back in MN used to toss some on the grill and char the heck out of them. Almost like eating unsalted jerky. Thank you! Raccoons aren'...
by Hibby83
Thu Jan 04, 2024 4:11 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: Trappin
Replies: 4
Views: 1201

Trappin

Got 2 nice male raccoons around Christmas.
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by Hibby83
Thu Dec 14, 2023 7:15 pm
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Model 8 F grade
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Model 8 F grade

That's surely a beautiful rifle! Thanks for sharing John.
by Hibby83
Mon Dec 11, 2023 10:44 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 circa 1912? Questions about my Model 8.
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: Model 8 circa 1912? Questions about my Model 8.

Thank you for your help, providing the link and welcoming me to the community. Any idea what the "F" above the serial number may be or the Circle K beneath it? I know I have a lot of questions. Please be patient with me. You're welcome. No worries about questions, we all have asked about ...
by Hibby83
Sat Dec 09, 2023 7:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 circa 1912? Questions about my Model 8.
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: Model 8 circa 1912? Questions about my Model 8.

Welcome to the forum! 1912 is correct as far as the production #'s go for the year that your Model 8 was manufactured. You are correct about them being repair codes. Use of date codes didn't start until approximately 1921. repair codes- PG3 June 1938 OH3 July 1939 WH3 August 1939 Can find that infor...
by Hibby83
Sat Dec 09, 2023 5:11 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 30-30 Remington
Replies: 5
Views: 772

Re: Model 8 30-30 Remington

Thanks for the answers. The serial number is 2692 and I don't know the safety types, but I'm assuming it is early. Condition is amazing (to me). By the way, 30-30 Rem is engraved. One thing, it has a rear peep sight and a previous owner bent the buckhorn sight on the barrel back so it didn't interf...
by Hibby83
Fri Dec 08, 2023 3:50 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 8 30-30 Remington
Replies: 5
Views: 772

Re: Model 8 30-30 Remington

Welcome to the forum! You have an early gun with an uncommon caliber designation stamped on it. 1907 there was hand engraved caliber designation on the earliest of guns. After that they started stamping 30-30 Rem on the barrel extension. I can't say with full certainty but before 1907 was over they ...
by Hibby83
Sun Dec 03, 2023 12:33 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2023 Buck
Replies: 6
Views: 1007

Re: 2023 Buck

Thanks fellas! Tony- I sure did have the thought of using one of my older Remington's in my mind. The buck was around 50 yards. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania doesn't allow use of semi-auto rifles for big game. Good luck to all the hunters out there. If you can't get out, sit back and think about some ...
by Hibby83
Sun Dec 03, 2023 12:26 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: New member with some questions!
Replies: 9
Views: 1408

Re: New member with some questions!

Welcome to the forum and congratulations on finding an 81. As others have said before me, the extractor is correct. I personally wouldn't worry about the tiny impressions on the bolt face. I would keep an eye on it though. Regarding the safety. Utmost care and respect must be taken when working on t...
by Hibby83
Sun Dec 03, 2023 12:02 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: This hurts physically. Why, oh why?????
Replies: 4
Views: 894

Re: This hurts physically. Why, oh why?????

Unfortunately, some of these get modifications that hurt collectability and value. At that time though, the hunter/shooter had done to his rifle what he wanted to. Fitting a more pleasing butt plate/pad would improve the look of the buttstock. The scope mount isn't an easy on to source. I can only a...
by Hibby83
Mon Nov 27, 2023 8:02 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2023 Buck
Replies: 6
Views: 1007

Re: 2023 Buck

Thank you, John! I probably wouldn't have posted it if you hadn't said anything in our last correspondence. Thanks Cameron! I originally didn't want to write it out that long, but figured why not once I started typing. You are certainly correct on how some of the minor details from hunts can be so c...
by Hibby83
Sun Nov 26, 2023 11:02 pm
Forum: Just Hunting
Topic: 2023 Buck
Replies: 6
Views: 1007

2023 Buck

I had some opening day success at my family cabin in the woods of Clinton county Pennsylvania. Beware- Long post. Backstory first- Last weekend was bear rifle season and of all weekends for N.G duty that was the weekend it fell upon.rats I finished up drill and got to camp Sunday a little after dark...
by Hibby83
Thu Nov 16, 2023 9:32 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: New to me:FN1900
Replies: 13
Views: 2189

Re: New to me:FN1900

Congratulations on your 2nd 1900. Cool that you now you have one of each barrel variation.

Look forward to pictures.
by Hibby83
Fri Nov 10, 2023 6:30 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: FBI M81
Replies: 9
Views: 1772

Re: FBI M81

Congratulations on your new 81, a bonafide F.B.I example. I bet you can't wait to get hands on it! That's the second one that was on G.B in the last few weeks. The auction ended early on the other without bids. The admins here have a database for rare and special 8's & 81's. I don't know as much...
by Hibby83
Tue Nov 07, 2023 8:31 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: Remington 8 in .32 Rem
Replies: 15
Views: 1085

Re: Remington 8 in .32 Rem

Congratulations on finding one you like! I look forward to hearing a range report on it.

Enough holes on the 81 to fill the Hall ehhh? Was it on GB? I'll have to look at completed auctions.