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by Hibby83
Sun Feb 25, 2024 9:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tulsa Gun Show
Replies: 4
Views: 114

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: 84

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: 84

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: 41

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: 88

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: 152

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: 152

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: 152

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: 17275

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: 390

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: 972

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: 972

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: 972

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: 799

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: 799

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: 799

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: 462

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: 483

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: 483

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: 500

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: 500

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: 746

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: 1101

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: 645

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: 746

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: 746

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: 1838

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: 1420

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: 768

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.
by Hibby83
Sat Nov 04, 2023 5:56 am
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: New to me Krieger 300 sav
Replies: 4
Views: 1056

Re: New to me Krieger 300 sav

Neat photo of the teardown. The rifle looks good, nice score!
by Hibby83
Thu Oct 26, 2023 6:37 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Installing Scope on Stith Scope Mount
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Installing Scope on Stith Scope Mount

Yes, that is the correct method to put a scope into a Stith mount.

I can't comment on when rifle scopes started using nitrogen. I can say that I have no problems with my replacement scope that I put in my Stith mount " Weaver K-2.5".
by Hibby83
Mon Oct 23, 2023 6:30 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Model 81 Police
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: Model 81 Police

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You can read from this thread about what some have said about it.
by Hibby83
Sat Oct 21, 2023 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bullet knife shirt
Replies: 3
Views: 558

Re: Bullet knife shirt

canuck wrote: Sat Oct 21, 2023 6:01 pm Link to the online store please!
Messaged you.

I found mine on ebay.
by Hibby83
Sat Oct 21, 2023 7:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bullet knife shirt
Replies: 3
Views: 558

Bullet knife shirt

While doing some Model 8 & 81 information seeking on the web, I found out these long sleeve shirts were made a handful of years ago. It didn't take me long to find one online. Fits me good and one of my favorite Bullet Knife posters!
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 18, 2023 12:53 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: POE rifle and the missing Mag
Replies: 7
Views: 762

Re: POE rifle and the missing Mag

Wow! Amazing.... A Peace Officer Equipment 15 round-mag was sold for 2.000$ today! It was in a good condition, but such a price is a lot. For that money you can reproduce one and start a production line..... Well, ave to look further, for such a mag to buy! Right about $2,500.00 by the time the tax...
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 18, 2023 10:01 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 15 round POLICE magazine for sale! Nassau, NY??
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: 15 round POLICE magazine for sale! Nassau, NY??

Magazine sold to an onsite bidder.

Congratulations to whoever won!
by Hibby83
Tue Oct 17, 2023 7:07 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

Hey Hibby, I apologize for the posting I made on the Facebook Remington thread. I had not seen the posting on our Forum. I had not checked our Forum for several days and just now saw your posting. My congratulations on finding this FN. it is in very good condition and will be a great addition to yo...
by Hibby83
Mon Oct 16, 2023 8:52 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2060

Re: Finally

chas1949 wrote: Mon Oct 16, 2023 8:24 am 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.
Unfortunately, i can't comment on that.

My spring was between 1.5" - 2" shorter than a spare on the shelf.
by Hibby83
Sun Oct 15, 2023 1:39 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Hello from the Free State of Florida
Replies: 2
Views: 384

Re: Hello from the Free State of Florida

Welcome to the forum.

Hope you find the information and help that you're looking for. Good luck with your 300 Savage.
by Hibby83
Sun Oct 15, 2023 8:15 am
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Stith Side Scope Mount Screw Thread Size
Replies: 7
Views: 486

Re: Stith Side Scope Mount Screw Thread Size

I wish i had a way to measure the pitch on the screws, any thread pitch gauge i have access to doesn't go that small.

Pure guess from looking at other posts on the forum. 5-48 range ???

Best would be a good genuine gunsmith or well outfitted gun shop to help.
by Hibby83
Sun Oct 15, 2023 6:56 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Interesting history on this one...
Replies: 2
Views: 852

Re: Interesting history on this one...

While having some coffee i read some more of the posts in here.

No way to substantiate anything, interesting enough the left of my buttstock has this stamp. Wish they showed the 139 stamp in their photos.

Neat to have some theories, but I wouldn't bet on anything.
by Hibby83
Sat Oct 14, 2023 6:19 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

canuck wrote: Fri Oct 13, 2023 4:57 pm She really shines with a fresh rub down!
As I said on FB, great score!
It sure did! The worst of it "which wasn't bad' was the magazine where it sits inside the receiver, around the screw heads and below the safety "old varnished oil."

Thanks Canuck.
by Hibby83
Fri Oct 13, 2023 8:42 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

All gussied up. Burnt the midnight oil finishing my thorough cleaning.

81Police- It certainly didn't give any trouble and upon full tear down, cleanup was relatively easy.

Dan- Thank you, I definitely feel lucky to have come across this one!
by Hibby83
Thu Oct 12, 2023 7:32 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 15 round POLICE magazine for sale! Nassau, NY??
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: 15 round POLICE magazine for sale! Nassau, NY??

Nice work 81Police.

Very rare opportunity for someone!

Definitely interesting to see what price the hammer drops at!
by Hibby83
Thu Oct 12, 2023 5:37 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Finally
Replies: 15
Views: 2060

Re: Finally

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. Upon dissambly, I checked the length ...
by Hibby83
Thu Oct 12, 2023 4:55 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

Thank you Roger. The FN surely feels like a highlight in collecting these auto-loaders. I completely disassembled and thoroughly cleaned up the barreled assembly last night. Fortunately it came apart with ease and was not filthy at all. Now to give the receiver a solid clean, inspection and get read...
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 11, 2023 4:08 pm
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: POE rifle and the missing Mag
Replies: 7
Views: 762

Re: POE rifle and the missing Mag

Oliver, I private messaged you a link that would help you out.

Edit- This is TIME SENSITIVE! The auction ends in 6 days.
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 11, 2023 8:50 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

Very cool. I sure wish I could know some of it's history too.

Thank you Cameron!
by Hibby83
Wed Oct 11, 2023 5:20 am
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

Thanks John, good tip on removal should i decide to clean out the stamping.

A couple more pics.
by Hibby83
Tue Oct 10, 2023 7:26 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: At last!
Replies: 19
Views: 3348

Re: At last!

Another photo.