Gun Report

Remington 870 Express SM Turkey

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Reliability and market acceptance are the keys to this shotgun's acceptance. For its intended uses, the 870 is still as good as it ever was.

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Action Type
Chamber Length
Choke Tubes
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Receiver Material
Rib Width
Stock Material
Length of Pull
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
Trigger Pull Weight Bottom
Trigger Pull Weight Top

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The Remington's magazine held three 3.5-inch shells, four 3-inch shells or four 2.75-inch shells. Metal fit on the gun was above average, and most moving parts had only a small amount of play. The action design keeps the pump's stroke length the same shell to shell.
The Remington shot tight patterns with the Turkey choke in place. Stiff loads kicked like heck with both guns.

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