GUN How are the remington 870 express synthetics?

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  1. striker754

    striker754 Chillin

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    Are these some quality shotguns? I assume this is, its talked about a lot!

    Do these have a choke? I know the 870 do, just wondering if the express do.

    Also, who makes the best accessories for these? Mag extensions, pistol grips, etc? Does TacStar make a quality product?

    Lastly, on the mag extensions, I have heard of a maximum barrel length for these? How is that determined?
     
  2. Henry47

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    i've heard that the express line is VERY cheap compared to the more expensive 870's. I have the express synthetic and even though it isn't built precisely, i must say it is pretty rugged. There is no choke on it. I forgot the main differences between the two, but from what i remember, the express has a plastic trigger guard whereas the higher end 870 has a metal one.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    My express is a piece of shit
     
  4. striker754

    striker754 Chillin

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    dang. they are like double the price for the better ones. What are the going rates on AK variants? 300 can get a decent one right?
     
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    bulzeye Meatatarian

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    of all the cheaper priced shotguns i would say the remington are by far the best. i have never been a big fan of mossbergs though but they aren't really that bad either.

    i have a remington express supermag (one of the first ones made that eveyrone had all the ejector problems with) i have not had one problem with it since the day i got it. recently picked up an 11-87 supermag so the 870 is almost retired
     
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    Hmm I cant decide if I want an 870 express synthetic or an SAR-1.......
     
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    get the best of both worlds an get a Saiga 12 gauge
     
  8. striker754

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    any more input?
     
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    damnit...ttt....
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    they're sub-par, shell out for a higher end 870.
     
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    well dang, maybe I'll get an SAR-1
     
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    I have a 870 express 28" bbl with a wood stock, and I like it just fine :hs:

    Im not a gun expert though :o
     

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