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#5867962 - 08/07/15 11:59 AM Latest find
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Registered: 03/10/09
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Loc: Bridgeport, Tx






Picked up a Remington Model 8 in 35 Remington the other day. It's in really good shape. Haven't had a chance to shoot it yet but hopefully will soon. This gun is touted as being the first semi auto rifle. John Browning developed it while working on the Auto 5 shotgun. It shows.
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#5867965 - 08/07/15 12:00 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Registered: 12/01/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Cool toy. Let us know how it goes.
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#5867979 - 08/07/15 12:05 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Sweet!
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#5868729 - 08/07/15 09:22 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Really nice rifle. And on a historic note (maybe), and depending on what version you read on the Bonnie and Clyde ambush, Frank Hamer said he headshot both of them with a model 8 in 35 Remington before the real firestorm of bullets flew.

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#5869560 - 08/08/15 05:49 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Yes, the story goes, He stepped out and headshot the two of them and sat down and smoked a cig while his crew shot the car to doll rags. On another note, I have a 1929 Chevy like they were driving that day.
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#5869656 - 08/08/15 07:01 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Registered: 12/15/13
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Loc: Cooke County, Texas
Ha ha...brother I wish I could see it better but nice grab I guess.
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#5869750 - 08/08/15 08:06 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Great find. Look forward to a range report.
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#5869800 - 08/08/15 08:45 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Registered: 01/06/10
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I have an 81 in 300 Savage. Fun and accurate...

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#5869851 - 08/08/15 09:14 PM Re: Latest find [Re: poisonivie]
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Post a target after you shoot it some!
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