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Remington Model 870 Tac-2 FS No. 81402 3-inch 12 Gauge

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While we cannot condemn the 870 action, we didn’t like this particular embodiment of it. lack of access to the controls, harsh recoil, poor handling, and the inability to quickly gain a proper sight picture all combine to make this “tactical” version clumsy for personal defense.

Remington Model 870 Tac-2 FS No. 81402 3-inch 12 Gauge

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Another problem is that the wide span of the metal buttstock also makes the gun cumbersome to get into firing position. an irritant when training outside, in the home the unfortunate hooking and snagging ability of the paddle butt may make the gun slow to deploy.
The stock hinges over on top of the shotgun, making it easy to snag on clothing and other materials, whether folded, or unfolded and locked open, as shown.

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