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by Sarge756
Tue Oct 17, 2023 8:15 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting / Maintenance
Topic: Stith Side Scope Mount Screw Thread Size
Replies: 7
Views: 485

Re: Stith Side Scope Mount Screw Thread Size

Have a couple extra Stith sets with screws. The screws are 6-48. Couldnt find my pitch gauge but did a side by side with a 6-48 from my Weaver scope screw kit and it matches up.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Aug 12, 2023 8:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to delete PM's ????
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: How to delete PM's ????

Time for an adult beverage.
by Sarge756
Sat Aug 12, 2023 8:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to delete PM's ????
Replies: 4
Views: 593

Re: How to delete PM's ????

Ok. Fumble fingers figured it out maybe. Little "X" on message. Geez have to go one by one. Was looking for Delete All!!
by Sarge756
Sat Aug 12, 2023 7:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to delete PM's ????
Replies: 4
Views: 593

How to delete PM's ????

:oops: Ok the confuser has me confused. Says PM's full 50 out of 50. Will not let me see message. Says it is on hold . Says release hold but no where do I see how or way to delete. Sure the message about paying for shirts but can't get it. This is giving me a headache!!! :geek: :geek:
by Sarge756
Wed Jul 12, 2023 7:04 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Shirt Designs for the Model 8
Replies: 51
Views: 6470

Re: Shirt Designs for the Model 8

Been awhile and looks like some folks need to step up and order a shirt to get this done. Heck, over a months time we probably tip more than what these cost. I'll step it up and double my order to two (2) xxl .

Joe
by Sarge756
Wed Jul 12, 2023 6:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hooray !! Forum's back !!
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Hooray !! Forum's back !!

:D :D :D Glad to be able to sign on tonight !!
by Sarge756
Sat May 27, 2023 9:14 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Shirt Designs for the Model 8
Replies: 51
Views: 6470

Re: Shirt Designs for the Model 8

Looks good. I'm in for a 2XL @ $33. Thanks for your efforts on this. Joe
by Sarge756
Wed May 24, 2023 9:33 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Shirt Designs for the Model 8
Replies: 51
Views: 6470

Re: Shirt Designs for the Model 8

A 2XL for me. Still looking forward to photos of "test shirt".
by Sarge756
Mon May 22, 2023 11:42 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Shirt Designs for the Model 8
Replies: 51
Views: 6470

Re: Shirt Designs for the Model 8

Looking forward to photos
by Sarge756
Thu May 04, 2023 8:42 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 30 Remington Brass and Vintage Rem boxes
Replies: 0
Views: 1587

30 Remington Brass and Vintage Rem boxes

This link to seller on 24 Hour Campfire forum for those in need. Seems like a reasonable price shipped. https://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthrea ... st18391500
by Sarge756
Fri Apr 28, 2023 9:04 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Merkel Combo 2 barrel set
Replies: 0
Views: 1324

Merkel Combo 2 barrel set

https://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/topics/18379925/merkel-combo-2-barrel-set#Post18379925 "Life`s too short to hunt with an ugly gun" With that thought in mind I have with hesitation listed one of my prettiest for sale on another forum. The link is above. Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Apr 25, 2023 12:39 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: Shirt Designs for the Model 8
Replies: 51
Views: 6470

Re: Shirt Designs for the Model 8

Thanks for doing this work. I vote for #1. Hats in Remington green would be welcome too.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sun Feb 26, 2023 10:45 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: Insomnia 8 & 81 wax job
Replies: 6
Views: 3648

Re: Insomnia 8 & 81 wax job

I`m with you on this Jack. I`ve waxed my firearms for years but used good ol Johnson`s paste furniture wax. Have a 2 lb can that`s been around here forever. I had read reviews on Renaissance wax and many comments on other forums about it. Thought was kinda pricey for the amount in the can. Ordered a...
by Sarge756
Fri Feb 24, 2023 8:07 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1916 Model 8
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: 1916 Model 8

How fortunate to have one this nice and know the history too. Pardon for my assumption on the bluing. Would not hesitate to recommend Turnbull. I have never sent anything to them but few years back did own a Savage 99 short rifle in 303Sav that came out of his shop. The wood and metal were outstandi...
by Sarge756
Sun Feb 19, 2023 9:13 pm
Forum: Pics of your 8/81's
Topic: 1916 Model 8
Replies: 10
Views: 1310

Re: 1916 Model 8

Larry does have some great tips. I`ve done the sand in method on countless stocks past 40+ years and never been disappointed. Learned the process from John Kay @ Winchester Restorations. Used his pre 64 oil to do several but switched to another product years ago. Drying time was the issue with John`...
by Sarge756
Fri Dec 09, 2022 8:58 am
Forum: Q & A about the 8/81
Topic: Screws for a model 41-R Lyman sight
Replies: 3
Views: 956

Re: Screws for a model 41-R Lyman sight

John, My first step would be to contact Joe @ Aperturesnmore.com He should be able to help you with the screws and may have the aperture for your sight. If not the filler screws you have will give you the correct pitch and then just a matter of finding a fillister head screw of correct size. Pitch a...
by Sarge756
Fri Dec 02, 2022 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington
Replies: 10
Views: 1943

Re: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington

Have seen on a FB 35Remington Group post that there is Winchester 35Rem ammo with 200gr PowerPoints being offered at several outlets : Bass Pro, Cabela's etc. Yes, it is pricey @ $3+ a round.....Ouch ! Is what it is if you don't reload. Joe
by Sarge756
Fri Nov 25, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Flintlock I made back in 2001
Replies: 15
Views: 3756

Re: Flintlock I made back in 2001

Great work. Shows skill and patience. Would be grateful if my eyes had been that good ever and my hold that steady in offhand.
Good shooting, Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Oct 15, 2022 7:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington
Replies: 10
Views: 1943

Re: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington

Mike, Have some lino that my brother used for casting years ago. Guess with digital news etc that there wont be much call for lino anytime soon. Give it a few years and it will be on Fleabay as rare and collectable.The World keeps turning. Joe
by Sarge756
Fri Oct 14, 2022 6:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington
Replies: 10
Views: 1943

Re: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington

Mike, My stash getting depleted.Not finding anything in stock recently. Midsouth shooters supply has a Lee 6 cavity mold for 200 gr flatpoint .358. With the sizer and 1000 gas checks the cost just over $100. Might be an option. Joe
by Sarge756
Wed Oct 12, 2022 9:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: NYS more restrictions
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Re: NYS more restrictions

Roger, They "got around to our rifles " a long time ago. The fact is, that they are after YOU to fall in line and the type of firearm has very little to do with it.Most of the brain trust that is behind this agenda wouldn`t know the difference between an AR15 and a Model 8 if their life de...
by Sarge756
Wed Oct 12, 2022 9:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington
Replies: 10
Views: 1943

Re: possibly new run of hornady 35 remington

Have seen several posts recently on a FB Group for 35Rem and other forums that 35 Rem Hornady ammo was becoming available through different venues. Prices from low 40`s to 50`s for 20 rounds with shipping extra if on line order. Your $47 a box local would seem to be in the ball park. There was recen...
by Sarge756
Thu Sep 29, 2022 10:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Great John Browning Design
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

Re: Another Great John Browning Design

Ken, You are correct about commonality !! As I said this one had been apart 4 or 5 years. Few photos I had taken when I disassembled it lost when hard drive fried . Learned lesson...print photos and keep a folder. No u tubes or print instructions found Schematics were for the 520A the slick top you ...
by Sarge756
Thu Sep 22, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Another Great John Browning Design
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

Another Great John Browning Design

While I was helping Jack get a scope for his FN I finished a project that had been put aside for several years. The polish and blue were done 4 or 5 years ago and been waiting on me to do the wood. It is my favorite John Browning design shotgun, a Sears "Ranger" 16 gauge aka Stevens 520, T...
by Sarge756
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: ~FN 1900 Rifle~
Topic: Scope For A FN 1900 Found And Mounted
Replies: 19
Views: 2961

Re: Scope For A FN 1900 Found And Mounted

What a great opportunity to assist Jack with scratching an itch that had been bugging him for years. A small payback to someone that has done so much for all of us here. It was fun finding a proper scope for this fine rifle and figuring how to get it mounted. My bud Joe is a wizard at solving proble...
by Sarge756
Tue Aug 02, 2022 11:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One restored and one converted
Replies: 2
Views: 1067

One restored and one converted

Couple weeks back I posted about finding a blessing under the buttplate of a 141. I was taking it apart because during reassembly of an early (1914) Model14 in 32 Rem chambering , the trigger assembly was giving me a fit. Wanted to compare with the later 141 to try and solve the problem. With that a...
by Sarge756
Wed Jul 20, 2022 5:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Unexpected message and blessing
Replies: 6
Views: 1790

Re: Unexpected message and blessing

Really one from the past...110 years. Really something to see the flair that people had with their handwriting.Afraid it won't be long and it will be a lost art with folks like us the only ones that can decipher it. Neat find. Ya never know. Joe
by Sarge756
Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:53 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: field trials
Replies: 3
Views: 1574

Re: field trials

Wow! A one of a kind. The seller is a member here 'remcrazy' Bob Bruniger. I have one of his stocks for a restoration I`m doing. Does great work. Cam can probably tell you about who did the conversion. Should be a little more pleasant to shoot in 30 Rem. I think you did fine young man !! Joe
by Sarge756
Mon Jul 04, 2022 5:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Unexpected message and blessing
Replies: 6
Views: 1790

Unexpected message and blessing

Yesterday I was working on a Remington model 141 I`ve had for many years. Have learned that you never know what can be found under old buttplates. Old hunting licenses,names of prior owners and once a hundred dollar bill have been there in the past. This time it was something special. It was a "...
by Sarge756
Sun May 15, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Would anyone be willing to take some measurements of a Model 8?
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: Would anyone be willing to take some measurements of a Model 8?

Measured one of my early Model8`s with straight stock. Without using calipers and just a straight rule it was 3.5-3 9/16 for the upper and lower tang. Without removing the stock it appears to be 1 9/16 between the tangs. Again eyeballed with a straight ruler. With a Silverhills stock you should have...
by Sarge756
Tue Feb 15, 2022 10:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Let's Get Technical!
Replies: 9
Views: 2511

Re: Let's Get Technical!

I don`t have a technical answer to your question. Sometimes you just get lucky. The two best Model 8 shooters I was fortunate to take care of for awhile now reside with MinnesotaDan and Bullpupone. I miss em and hope they are doing well in the frozen northland. Like you I`ve fiddled with rifles abou...
by Sarge756
Fri Jan 14, 2022 4:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally found ammo for my 81
Replies: 15
Views: 4405

Re: Finally found ammo for my 81

Rifleman..... Seller was pretty clear about what was factory (the 17 Federals) and the rest obvious reloads and stated being sold as components only. Agree with your policy on reloads. The price is not too bad with factory stuff $2 a round or better and brass going for a buck a piece. I havn`t shot ...
by Sarge756
Fri Jan 14, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally found ammo for my 81
Replies: 15
Views: 4405

Re: Finally found ammo for my 81

https://www.24hourcampfire.com/ubbthrea ... mmo#UNREAD

Bitter, This was posted on 24hrCampfire couple hours ago.
by Sarge756
Mon Jan 03, 2022 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Finally found ammo for my 81
Replies: 15
Views: 4405

Re: Finally found ammo for my 81

Better chance looking for rain in Death Valley than Remington making anymore 35Remington. Remington as we knew it is no more.If it wasn't for Henry and Marlin lever guns being chambered in 35Rem it would probably have disappeared long ago like the 25,30 and 32's. Shame that you had to resort to GB a...
by Sarge756
Sat Jan 01, 2022 8:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally found ammo for my 81
Replies: 15
Views: 4405

Re: Finally found ammo for my 81

Not trying to create problem where none exists.Just caution about what I have had occur with old brass in the past. The splitting of the necks occurs because as brass ages it gets hard and brittle and upon firing will break/split . Yours may be just fine and will more than likely function ok. If you...
by Sarge756
Sat Jan 01, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally found ammo for my 81
Replies: 15
Views: 4405

Re: Finally found ammo for my 81

Glad you are happy with your find. The 'Dogbone" Rem and the Win Silvertips are of course "vintage" aka old. One caution: with brass being at such a premium you may experience split necks when you shoot them. I ran into that with a couple boxes of 30Rem Red/Green box few years back. R...
by Sarge756
Fri Dec 31, 2021 5:03 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: Just got my first model 81
Replies: 6
Views: 3168

Re: Just got my first model 81

Welcome from NE Florida. Good that another of the rifles we love ended up with someone that appreciates it. From the photo it appears to be in good company. Don`t know your experience with reloading but if you are a novice then you could not have picked a better one to begin with. Powder choices of ...
by Sarge756
Sun Dec 19, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington 241 rear sight holes
Replies: 6
Views: 2997

Re: Remington 241 rear sight holes

Roger, Thanks for that info. Have friends besides you in Iowa around Storm Lake area. I`ll be checking on them. Glad you are ok and Merry Christmas to you and all here.
Joe
by Sarge756
Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Other Remingtons'
Topic: Remington 241 rear sight holes
Replies: 6
Views: 2997

Re: Remington 241 rear sight holes

Dan, I don`t have a 241 but this was good excuse to dust off my 24 . I get 5/8 inch center to center on it.Should be the same on a 241. This one has been the backyard varmit rifle for many years. I mounted a Weaver Cub 3x scope on it without drilling any extra holes. Used a Stith front tube and glue...
by Sarge756
Sat Dec 11, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The terrible storms last night
Replies: 5
Views: 2452

The terrible storms last night

Shout out to our members in the path of the Tornados last night. Carl(Phyrbird) Jack (Jack1653) and others hoping all well with you. My neck of the woods we have to put up with hurricanes but at least have days ahead warning. Cant imagine waking up to devastation like what happened last night with l...
by Sarge756
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: CBR 1" Whelen Leather Slings for Rem. 8 & 81!
Replies: 2
Views: 2162

Re: CBR 1" Whelen Leather Slings for Rem. 8 & 81!

Hello Bob, Looks like a good job on the slings. I do a bit of leatherwork so can appreciate these. May have to add one to my collection. Few years back I bought a project Model 8 from a fella on another forum. Needed a full polish and rust blue with all the parts intact and no extra holes drilled or...
by Sarge756
Mon Oct 04, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS
Replies: 13
Views: 4740

Re: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS

Thanks Dan, This one is on a par with the accuracy of the D Grade you bought from me. SIL was shooting yours when the cloverleafs were printed. My old eyes came close with this one @ 50 yards. Could cover the group with a quarter.Hope all good up there in the far North. We`ve dodged the hurricanes s...
by Sarge756
Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS
Replies: 13
Views: 4740

Re: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS

BP-1 There`s always the layaway plan for a good member suffering from "Jackitus". I can make it Ezzzzey! Joe
by Sarge756
Sun Oct 03, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS
Replies: 13
Views: 4740

Re: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS

Additional Photos:
by Sarge756
Sun Oct 03, 2021 4:07 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS
Replies: 13
Views: 4740

Re: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS

Additional Photos:
by Sarge756
Sun Oct 03, 2021 4:03 am
Forum: For Sale or Trade
Topic: 1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS
Replies: 13
Views: 4740

1927 Production Model 8 35 Rem FS

Model 8 35 Rem cal made in 1927. This is an unmolested 8 in excellent condition. No dents,dings or extra holes on metal or wood. Has the desirable curved steel buttplate. Bonus is a Lyman 1A peep tang sight and a folding Marbles rear sight.

$1450 Shipped to FFL or C&R
by Sarge756
Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: The Great Model 8
Topic: D Grade Model 8
Replies: 2
Views: 2198

D Grade Model 8

Thought a follow-up on my For Sale listing of my D-Grade "Sophie" would be in order. Minnesota Dan reached out and "Sophie" now resides in the far North. Dan and I have traded emails and messages back and forth concerning the rifle and different loads for 35Rem. Has been good to ...
by Sarge756
Mon Sep 06, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Non lead Ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 2093

Re: Non lead Ammo

Just the tip of the Iceberg. The last lead smelter in this country closed in 2013. Competition for lead products with 90% going to battery production had the bonus benefit for the EPA of limiting production of ammunition and attendant price increase. Bought a battery for your car lately? Ammo not th...
by Sarge756
Thu Sep 02, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: The Great Model 81 'Woodsmaster'
Topic: F.B.I sights. matched set at auction
Replies: 2
Views: 2086

Re: F.B.I sights. matched set at auction

You`re correct Hibby. On Fleabay "Bid Wizard" or "esnipe" is the way to go.
Joe
by Sarge756
Thu Sep 02, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Non lead Ammo
Replies: 3
Views: 2093

Re: Non lead Ammo

Ammo for the 35 Rem like most everything else these days seems to be in pretty short supply. Adding the caveat of "lead-free" to the mix in my opinion just feeds into that perfect storm designed to make it all the more difficult for us to use and shoot the firearms we have. I don`t know of...