Why was the Remington 887 Nitro Mag discontinued?
Many believe the reason the Remington 887 got discontinued was because it was too similar to the design of the Benelli Supernova shotgun, which was more popular. Plus, there were a lot of people posting up complaints about the Remington 887 on the internet. This likely led the company ultimately take it off the market.
What choke does a Remington 887 take?
Yes, the Remington 887 nitro mag uses standard Remington chokes (Rem-chokes). This will fit.
Who makes Nitro shotguns?
Description. With its rust preventing Armorlokt™ coating on all exterior surfaces, the Remington® 887 Nitro Mag 12 Gauge Shotgun delivers proven performance built to last a lifetime.
What is a Remington 887 Nitro Mag shotgun?
The Remington 887 Nitro Mag Shotgun was one of the most durable shotguns ever created. It was a 12-gauge pump action shotgun with an armored exterior not found in most other shotguns.
What kind of shell does a Remington m887 take?
The M887 is a pump-action shotgun with a 4+1 shell capacity that accepts 2¾”, 3”, and 3½” shells, hence the Mag moniker. What really sets it apart, however, is the proprietary “ArmorLokt” polymer coating, which Remington applied to the surface of the metal receiver and barrel.
Are Remington 887’s still available?
There are companies that still sells the Remington 887. They sell them for $399 each, but they have an extremely low supply of them. Once they are all sold out, there is no telling whether or not they’ll be able to restock their inventory with them. But if you are able to purchase one then you should do so.
Why does my Remington Model 887 discharge when chambering?
Remington has determined that in some Remington Model 887™ shotguns manufactured between December 1, 2013 and November 24, 2014 the firing pin may bind in the forward position within the bolt, which can result in an unintentional discharge when chambering a live round. This may occur when the safety mechanism is on.