What type of ammo does a Remington 870 use?

What type of ammo does a Remington 870 use?

Remington Model 870
Barrel length 14 in (360 mm) to 30 in (760 mm)
Cartridge 12 gauge, 16 gauge, 20 gauge, 28 gauge, or .410 bore
Action Pump-action
Feed system 3+1, 4+1, 5+1, 6+1, or 7+1 round internal tube magazine, or an external 6+1 box magazine

Can a Remington 870 shoot 3.5 inch shells?

How can I tell if my Model 870 shotgun has a magnum receiver? These super magnums can shoot shells that go up to 3 ½ inches in length, as long as the barrel is chambered for it. As for those who are using 20-gauge shells that are 3 inches in length, you will need a 20-gauge magnum receiver for those.

Is the Remington 870 DM a good shotgun?

The author finds the 870 DM a good all around shotgun with much to recommend. The Remington 870 DM is a detachable magazine pump action shotgun that is garnering a great deal of interest and both positive and negative comments.

Is Remington 870 good home defense?

The versatile, no-nonsense 870 Express with Extended Magazine can be used for a home defense shotgun, a tactical shotgun, or a camp gun in bear country. The 18-1/2″ barrel has a fixed cylinder choke for optimum performance with buckshot and slugs at close range.

Does magpul make shotgun magazines?

The 870 DM Magpul shotgun is fed by a detachable 6-round box magazine. A 3-round magazine is also available.

What kind of ammo is in a Remington 870?

As for the chamber length, the standard 12-gauge 870 shotgun comes in 2-¾ (70mm) and 3-inch (76mm), also known as 12 gauge Magnum, while the Model 870 Express Super Magnum is chambered for 3½” (89mm) shotshell (shotgun cartridge).

Can a Remington 870 be used as a breaching shotgun?

Some shotgun owners use Tactical chokes which enable them to use Remington 870 as breaching shotgun. Actually, I don’t know where can they use their breaching choke but it definitely looks cool. There are barrels of different length available for Remington 870.

What kind of sights do you get on a Remington 870?

The sights on a Remington 870 can be different too. Some shotguns come with simple bead sights on the end of the barrel. Other shotguns have fancy XS rear and front sights installed. There are 870s with simple rifle sights installed: Deer, some of the Police versions, fully rifled barrels. Choose the one you like more.

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.