GUN Finally bought a Remington 870 tonight

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  1. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    I called Bass Pro yesterday to see if they had any 870's and what their price was, they had 9 of them in stock and they were only $249 :eek3:. So I asked them to hold one for me and I went in tonight to buy one, luckily I had him hold one for me because they completely sold out of all 9 of them between last night and tonight.

    The receive said "Remington 870 Express Magnum"... not sure what the Magnum part was and the guy behind the counter didn't know either. It wasn't the Super Magnum but I don't think it was the regular Express either :dunno:. Regardless, I bought it as well as a 12 gauge Boresnake and a case of Remington GL126 Game Load, the guy said it was good for trap/skeet shooting which is what I want to do as well as use it for home defense.

    Can't wait until next Tuesday when I can go pick it up, damn waiting period.
     
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    for home defense get some buckshot.
     
  3. RonJeremey

    RonJeremey OT Supporter

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    DAWT. Bird shoot will leave a large, but shallow wound. Myself and atleast one other shooter here have used the "tactical 00", I like it, apparently the other user did as well...
     
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    A96HondaAccordCoupeEX Silver Member

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    The federal tactical 00? Yea, so far, i'm really liking this shell.

    PS, found another site carrying that brand, but i dont know how reliable they are, or how much shipping it is.
     
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    Congrats, Great purchase. I love my 870.; So far its only been used at the trap and skeet range, sporting clays soon, and hopefully an end of the season phesant hunt if everything goes well.

    Definatlya great choice in my book. Enjoy.
     
  6. Accord

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    :cool:
     
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    Magnum means 3" shells, super magnum is 3.5", you'll probably mostly shoot the regular 2.75" shells.

    Birdshot is not acceptable for home defense, get 00 or 1 buck.
     
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    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    get an Outers Tico-tool, they are awesome when it comes to cleaning a shotguns barrel
     
  9. Accord

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    The ammo I bought is good for trap, right?
     
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    i just get the cheapest stuff i can for trap, you'll be ok

    i think i get 8shot game and target loads from estate, I do fine with them.
     
  11. krott5333

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    waiting period :greddy2:
     
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    it took me 11 days to get mine:wtc:
     
  13. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    dawt
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    :werd: I cannt understand how Fl has a waiting period when the rest of there gun laws are so lax. Yet in this liberal state of Hitlery, Schumer, Mcarthy I can walk into kmart and buy a shotty and walk right out with it.
     
  15. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    The Florida waiting period is only 3 days which is great, but the big three counties (Dade, Broward, Palm Beach) all have their own 5 day waiting periods which sucks, and if you buy a gun on ANY other day besides a Monday, then it automatically turns into a week long 7 day waiting period because you're forced to wait out the weekend.
     
  16. PorscheRacer

    PorscheRacer You see this? It means not welcome

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    In AZ it takes 11mins to walk out with a gun
     
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    they had 9 in stock and you told them to hold it lol. i agree, their could have been 9 other guys looking for the same gun that day.

    im just joking, i found that funny
     

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