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New Remington 870 Marine Magnum :)

Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by FLXRing, Jul 9, 2005.

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  1. FLXRing

    FLXRing Member

    May 8, 2005
    Picked up a new toy today :evil: .. I decided to give Remington a go and got the 870 Marine Magnum. I picked it up for $450 out-the door new and I'm looking forward to getting out to the range. Is there anything I need to know or should do to assist in breaking it in? I've been primarily a pistol owner and this is my first shotgun although I am looking into an 11-87 or another 870 Police here shortly.

    I'm hoping to get her out to the range by next weekend at the latest as there is a hurricane in the area this weekend .. :cuss: I'll post a range report once I have something to report.
  2. dfariswheel

    dfariswheel Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    I always recommend stripping the gun per the owner's manual and checking everything out.

    I'd look for anything like a factory defect, factory grit and grim, and other foreign matter.

    Give everything a wipe down to remove any dirty factory lube and re-lube with your favorite lube.

    The best break-in is to shoot the gun, and keep it clean and lubed.
  3. Plinkerton

    Plinkerton Member

    Apr 27, 2004
    My roommate has one of those, and they're definitely great guns. We blasted the crap out of a bunch of clays a coupled days ago. Fun stuff.

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