What is a Remington 870 Super Mag?

The Express® Super Magnum has a 3-1/2″ chamber to handle heavy turkey and waterfowl loads that reach out to knock birds down at maximum shotgun range; it also functions with 2-3/4″ and 3″ shotgun shells, making it an extremely versatile firearm. 870 pump shotguns have great pointing characteristics.

Does my Remington 870 have a super mag receiver?

How can I tell if my Model 870 shotgun has a magnum receiver? There is a very easy way to tell if your Remington 870 has a magnum receiver. If the serial number on your receiver has the letter “A” at the end of it, then this signifies that it is a 12-gauge super magnum receiver.

What choke comes in a Remington 870 Super Mag?

The Rem Choke tube system is used on a number of Remington shotguns including the Model 870, Model 1100, and Model 11-87. This is a choke tube developed by Remington which is designed for a number of their weapons.

What is the difference between a Remington 870 and 870 Express Magnum?

870 Expresses have non-polished metal and lesser quality, dull finished wood stocks (or plastic stocks). Other then that there is no quality difference between the two, they both have exactly the same internal finish and the same standards of quality for function.

Why Remington 870 is the best?

Today, the Remington Model 870 is considered the best selling shotgun in history. The success of this gun has a lot to do with its reliability and sturdy design. The 870 has a solid steel receiver, while most other pump-action shotguns have alloy receivers. That translates to lasting durability.

Can a Remington 870 shoot slugs?

You absolutely can shoot slugs through your cylinder choke barrel. On the shelf at the store, you’re likely to see two varieties of slugs – rifled and sabot. A sabot slug is designed to be very accurate out of a rifled barrel.

What kind of shells does a Remington 870 use?

Remington Model 870
Barrel length 14 in (360 mm) to 30 in (760 mm)
Cartridge 12 gauge, 16 gauge, 20 gauge, 28 gauge, or .410 bore
Action Pump-action
Feed system 3+1, 4+1, 5+1, 6+1, or 7+1 round internal tube magazine, or an external 6+1 box magazine

Can you shoot 3 inch shells in a Remington 870?

You can definitively have a 3″ chamber and only a 2-3/4″ action. Shells will shoot fine, but are too long to eject once fired and open.

Can I shoot slugs out of a Remington 870?

Can Remington 870 Express shoot slugs?

Is Remington 870 express a good gun?

The Remington 870 range remains a super dependable and very capable pump action shotgun. It throws some very good patterns and here, with its synthetic stock in the Express format, is ideally suited for everyday shotgun duties. It’s nice to see it back amongst the gunsmith’s racks again.

Is the Remington 870 Super Mag a good gun?

Even after 63 years and many millions of guns, the advantages of the Remington 870 remain clear. The gun is modestly priced, fully functional, almost indestructible and completely reliable. Our Express Super Mag Waterfowl makes an ideal waterfowl gun. Just save the Roman candles for July 4th.

What can you shoot with Remington 870 Express?

The 870 Express Super Magnum comes factory installed with a modified Rem Choke. Compatible with all Remington shotguns, the modified Rem Choke is claimed to deliver wider shot pattern for shooting at 25-45 yards for squirrels, rabbits, pigeons, doves, partridge, grouse, pheasant, and quail… as well as ducks and geese using steel shot.

When was the Remington 870 Pumpgun first made?

Introduced in 1951, Remington’s 870 pumpgun is now just about eligible for Social Security. For many of us, it was our first gun. Today more than 10 million 870s have been made, making it by far the most popular shotgun in the world. As well it should be.

How much does a Remington Magnum Magnum cost?

This is a 3-½” magnum decked out in Mossy Oak Duck Blind camo and retailing for $629. If you aren’t into that camo stuff, you can get basically the same gun for $469 in ultra-plain wood or a very nice all-black synthetic stock.