How much ammo does a Remington 870 hold?

How much ammo does a Remington 870 hold?

An 870 will come standard with a 5 round Mag tube (4 in the mag, 1 in the chamber) using 2 3/4″ shells. You can get mag extensions to hold 7, 8 or 10 rounds.

How long is a plug for a Remington 870?


Features Remington 3 Round Plug Rem 870, 1100, 11-87 19451
Brand Remington Arms
Manufacturer Part Number 19451
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H) 7.00 x 2.86 x 1.25 Inches

Does Remington 870 TAKE 2 3 4 shells?

As a standard, the Remington 870 usually takes a 2 3/4 inch shell. It is even possible to fire 3 1/2 inch shells from your Remington 870, though there are very few reasons why you might want to do so. Unless you’re hunting geese from about the very max range of the shotgun.

How long does a plug have to be for a shotgun?

They are 2 3/4″ after firing them. Before you fire them they are roughly 2 1/2″, +/- some. And if you’re also wanting to fire 3″ shells getting the plug the right length needs to be pretty precise. If you can just barely fit two 3″ shells in the magazine you’re probably OK.

Does a Remington 870 come with a plug?

Design details. The 870 features a bottom-loading, side ejecting receiver and a tubular magazine under the barrel. The gun comes with a plug for migratory bird hunting which reduces the magazine’s capacity to two rounds. Initially, the Rem Chokes were offered only in 12 gauge in barrel lengths of 21″, 26″, and 28″.

Can a Remington 870 shoot 3 inch shells?

Some variants of the Remington 870 do take 3 inch shells. The Express, Express Tactical, Police, Wingmaster Magnum, Modular Combat Shotgun and Super Magnums all can take the longer 3 inch shells. For the 870 in 12 gauge, an ‘M’ at the end of the serial number denotes a magnum receiver which takes the 3 inch.

How do you fix a Remington 870 Express?

Only with the 870 Express would you have to worry about that. To get started with the installation of the carrier latch spring, remove all ammo from the weapon and then disassemble the shotgun. Take a screwdriver and use it to push out the carrier tube.

What happens when a Remington 870 fails to feed?

Failure to feed is a pretty rare problem which is also difficult to identify. I didn’t understand what happened first times when I experienced it. You feel that you hit something when you push forend forward trying to feed another round and when you check what happened you see a shotshell on a carrier and everything looks normal.

Are there any interchangeable barrels in the Remington 870?

3. Are Remington 870 barrels interchangeable? Most of the barrels are interchangeable but there is Remington 870 Tactical model with one piece magazine tube which has barrels which will fit only that model. 4. Is it possible to get oversized safety?