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Remington Model 8 Self Loading 35 Remington

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The Remington handles well, is light enough, and reliable. This is a first-class brush gun with many good features. The self-loading action and powerful modern cartridge are big advantages.

Remington Model 8 Self Loading 35 Remington

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To load the rifle, lock the bolt to the rear and insert five rounds into the magazine using a stripper clip.
The Remington takes down by removing a captive screw that holds the forend to the rifle. Under the forend is a permanently attached lever (arrow). Turn this lever clockwise and the barrel separates from the receiver and breaks down into two approximately equal sections.
The Remington Model 8 was a John Browning design, and the recoil action is similar to that of the original Browning automatic shotgun.
Got bears? The Remington Model 8 was used by hunters and remains popular as a Northeastern woods gun.
Our gun had the popular peep-sight option. Once raised, this sight locks in place. The Remington is still a viable hunting rifle capable of taking game appropriate to the 35 Remington cartridge, and that is a lot of pretty big game. The Remington and its Browning-designed recoil action and popular, readily available cartridge win out over the Winchester.

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