Gun Report

Remington 11-87 Police 12 Gauge

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This gun had nearly everything our entry teams wanted: soft, reliable recoil, good control of the grip, capacity, surgical precision for shooting slugs. For police or home defense, this is a great option, especially when low-recoil ammo is used.

Remington 11-87 Police 12 Gauge

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Home Defense
Law Enforcement
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
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Choke Tubes
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Rib Width
Stock Material
Length of Pull
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel

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The polypropylene stock and fore-end have a matte-black finish that won't reflect light, and the stock has molded checkering. The pistol grip stock was a huge aid in doing quick reloads.
Here's the business end of the 11-87, showing the dovetailed front sight (top arrow), the thick barrel walls, the barrel bracket and the accompanying rotating sling swivel stud. This front end could take a lot of punishment, we'd wager.
This R3 buttpad contributed heavily to the Remington's A grade. Our testers noticed a marked improvement in control and comfort when shooting it.
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