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#5524752 - 01/06/15 10:16 PM talk to me about Remington 81
chickenpants Offline
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Registered: 07/31/07
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had a friend come across a Remington 81 in 35 Remington Police stamped brush mountain prison I have not seen it yet but was told its in rough shape . anyone have any experience with these?

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#5526282 - 01/07/15 05:19 PM Re: talk to me about Remington 81 [Re: chickenpants]
JJH Offline
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I have a model 8 (same as the 81 except no pistol grip) that belonged to my dad. Great piece of rifle history ( Frank Hammer used one to kill Bonnie and Clyde). I've enjoyed hunting with it occasionally, just for nostalgia. But it's pretty heavy and anot real accurate compared to modern firearms.

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#5526431 - 01/07/15 06:35 PM Re: talk to me about Remington 81 [Re: chickenpants]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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I have always wanted to shoot one, the reciprocating barrel design(or whatever its called) is fascinating. It is a John Browning design, so it has to be pretty sweet. I just wouldn't want to be the one who has to take it apart for cleaning.



Edited by Colt W. Knight (01/07/15 06:36 PM)

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#5526869 - 01/07/15 09:25 PM Re: talk to me about Remington 81 [Re: chickenpants]
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Been pining away for one in that caliber, would he/you sell it?

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#5527443 - 01/08/15 08:41 AM Re: talk to me about Remington 81 [Re: wtjim]
chickenpants Offline
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Originally Posted By: wtjim
Been pining away for one in that caliber, would he/you sell it?

we am trying to get it now if we can work a deal out . The problem is this is the police model and uses a removable 15 round magazine and he does not have it and they are near imposable to get. and I am not sure if you can make one of the fixed 5 round mags work .

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#5527506 - 01/08/15 09:10 AM Re: talk to me about Remington 81 [Re: chickenpants]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Try sending this guy an email

Study done by Cam Woodall and Pete Verschneider. For any questions regarding Krieger conversions or other detachable magazine formats please contact Pete Verschneider @

tversch@hotmail.com


http://thegreatmodel8.remingtonsociety.com/?page_id=563

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