Can an 870 Express shoot slugs?

Can an 870 Express shoot slugs?

Re: Dumb rookie question: 870 Express Synthetic and slugs You absolutely can shoot slugs through your cylinder choke barrel. On the shelf at the store, you’re likely to see two varieties of slugs – rifled and sabot. A sabot slug is designed to be very accurate out of a rifled barrel.

Can you put a choke on a Remington 870 Express?

The best rifled choke brand to purchase is one that matches the brand of your shotgun. Remington, for example, creates rifled chokes that are specifically designed for their 12-gauge shotguns, such as the Remington 870. The great thing about these chokes is that they’re interchangeable.

Does Remington 870 Express have choke?

So yes – you do want a ‘choke’ it just depends on which one best suits you. If you get a more home defense 870 with a 18-20 barrel it will likely not be choked. But if you get the 28” field barrel it will come with a choke and that’s a good thing.

Can you shoot a slug out of a choked shotgun?

Yes you can fire a rifled slug through a screw in choke. It’s the same as a fixed choke barrel when it’s screwed in. They usually work best with improved cyl.Do not ever fire your gun without a choke tube in it,it will mess up the threads in the barrel.

How big of a shell can a Remington 870 shoot?

As a standard, the Remington 870 usually takes a 2 3/4 inch shell. This is your bread and butter size ammunition and it is normally good enough to get the job done regardless of what animal you are hunting.

What kind of choke tube does a Remington shotgun use?

The Rem Choke tube system is used on a number of Remington shotguns including the Model 870, Model 1100, and Model 11-87. This is a choke tube developed by Remington which is designed for a number of their weapons.

What do you need to know about shotgun chokes?

1 Choke is a constriction. Many shooters are puzzled with Remington shotgun chokes. 2 Choke tube chart. 3 Blown-Out Shotgun Choke Tube. 4 Shotgun Choke Markings. 5 When to use Modified Choke. 6 Full Choke. 7 Chokes and Slugs. 8 Chokes for Slugs. 9 Purpose of chokes. 10 Interchangable chokes.

How big is a 3 inch Remington shell?

A 3-inch shell starts life as 3 1/2 inches. Whereas a 2 1/2 inch shell starts life as 3 inches long. Whether you are referring to pre or post firing when discussing length is an important distinction to make. What Size Shell Does A Remington 870 Shoot?