Why are my Remington 870 shotguns not firing?

Why are my Remington 870 shotguns not firing?

Some of the new Remington 870 shotguns have failure to extract problems. Let’s see why they happen and how can we fix this. Failure to extract happens when we cannot extract fired shell. This prevents shotgun from loading new shell into chamber. This is bad, especially during home defense situation.

How big is the barrel of a Remington 870 sportsman?

Remington. Model: 870 Sportsman. Firearm Class: Non-Restricted. Calibre: 20 Gauge. Magazine Capacity: 4+1. Barrel Length: 26″

What to do if your Remington 870 Express rusts?

Remington 870 Express easily rusts but this also happens to its closest competitor – Mossberg 500. So, make sure that you always clean and lube your shotgun. Thin layer of oil will protect exterior of your shotgun from rust. Remember that when you carry your shotgun from cold environment into a warm room,…

What’s the recoil of a 20 gauge shotgun?

That is where a 20 gauge shotgun comes into play. Just keep in mind that recoil is relative. In other words, shooting very heavy loads from a lighter gun will result in higher levels of recoil. Make sure to choose appropriate shells to take advantage of the tolerable recoil of a 20 gauge shotgun.

What kind of shell does a Remington 870 have?

For the last year and a half I have been shooting Sporting Clays with a Remington 870 that has a Magnum receiver on an 870 TC stock and fore end. Shoots fine and ejects whatever shell is put in it fine.

Can a Remington 870 Express have a Black Spring?

If you have a Remington 870 Express then it will have a silver spring. For those with a Remington 870 Police model, you will have a black spring in there. This black spring is the heavier one that was just discussed so you wouldn’t have to upgrade an 870 Police model if that’s the shotgun you have.

Why are pellets good for a Remington 870?

The pellets allow for tighter shooting groups and allow for better impact and kill shots. They fit in 12-gauge Remington 870 shotguns perfectly and feed through the mag tube without any jamming or reliability issues. So all in all, they are reliable and accurate, if and when used properly.