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Old 04-21-2012, 08:05   #1
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remington 870 which model ...

am enjoying the gab here about all the neat home defense shotguns that are in use , mossberg , remington , pumps auto's etc.

after having been without such gun for several years , i was at a gun show just a couple of years ago
and spied a neat mod 870 plain ' riot type " all black shotgun for a little over 3 bills.
it has all black nylon
hardware and the mag extension tube w/ sling swivels attached .
all it says on the gun for identification purposes is " remington model 870 " and 2 3/4 " or 3" shells. cant find a model or identification on it other than those markings.
is it an express model or ?? i believe the trigger and guard are plastic as i recall.
and by the way , the only few times i had the gun out i am HIGHLY satisfied with it ! smooth action , reliable as a hammer and does its job well !
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Old 04-21-2012, 08:54   #2
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Yes, it is an Express in matte finish. The 2 3/4 or 3" shells is stamped on the barrel.
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Old 04-21-2012, 23:37   #3
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Since this is the "Tactical Shotgun" forum, I say you should get the Remington 870 Tactical model.
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Old 04-21-2012, 23:51   #4
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I believe that is actually sold as the 870 HD as in "Home Defense". I've also seen one with a compensator.

I have the same gun prior to them adding the designation but sans sling swivels. It's a solid performer. Hard to beat the versatility and utility. When I go camping it goes on the rollbar of my Jeep.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:51   #5
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The 870 in any flavor is definitely a solid performer. They put it out in many forms, from the wood stocked riot gun (old school) to the all black 7 shot tube i think? synthetic job. I believe that one is called the 870 tactical.
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Old 05-01-2012, 18:11   #6
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Old 05-01-2012, 18:23   #7
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Here's my 870. Don't let the flashlight deceive you, it only sticks past the barrel about an inch and is bright as hell!

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Old 05-01-2012, 18:28   #8
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870P is my choice, I have two of them. One for duty use and the other for HD.
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870p is my choice, i have two of them. One for duty use and the other for hd.
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Yes, it is an Express in matte finish. The 2 3/4 or 3" shells is stamped on the barrel.
Good guns - I've used mine for competition, training and hunting since about 1997, never had a problem with it.
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