Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by Onmilo, Jan 29, 2015.
For some reason, this comes as no surprise,,,
Thanks. Thought I'd sticky the thread for folks.
Shipped mine to Remington and it took them over 10 business days for them just to notify me that they have received it. Now it will take another 4 to 6 weeks to fix the problem. Basically a 2 month turn around time. I'm really not happy with them.
Had a couple shotguns by Remington and they were great... Sorry to hear about this. It has been awhile, have they resolved the issue?
I don't think, even if I cared anything for 'em, I'd get another Remington...not a new one, anyhow. Might pick up a used 1100 or 11/87 or something if I got a deal. The new Remington just seems to have its issues, though I am NOT sending back my M7 or my old M722 for the trigger recall thing. I have 'em adjusted JUST right and Remington ain't touchin' 'em.
The new Remington 1100s, 11-87s, Wingmasters, and VersaMaxes that I have seen and looked closely at are just fine. The 887 - Remington's move to keep Benelli from totally cornering the ugly gun market - have been okay since the recall period if you like that sort.
A safety recall is serious business
However, they should have been recalled earlier merely for being ugly
Nothing relevant to add really, other than to echo I'd never buy a new Remington now either. Closest I came is an 870 Police Magnum a few years ago. I figured I'd take a risk with that one and it's been 100% zero failures and the fit and finish are really good. No telling how long it sat on the shelf though before I bought it.
I would not be so hasty as to dismiss new Remington’s Nephew has a 12 month old 1187 it is proving reliable in the field, and i know a Versamax with many thousands of rounds through it with not a single fault of failure to fire, and that guns owner could only be describes as lazy on his gun maintenance.
I been thinking about adding a Remington to my collection of shotguns.I hear mostly good things about their shotguns.
Why mess with pump prefection, my 1982 870 and my Cousins 1100 is still going.
Sad to hear them having more troubles!
I had an 887; absolute garbage. Would not reliably feed 2 3/4" shells, and 3" just wasn't going to happen. I did read that the investment firm that messed up their quality sold all their shares in the company during the most recent bankruptcy filing. Hopefully they'll be getting back on track over the coming years. I picked up a Remlin 1894 in .45 Colt recently ( a line that had a ton of problems years ago) and it works flawlessly.
Not sure what a 1894 in .45 colt is. A 1894 is one of their SxS shotguns made in 1894 - 12 and 16 ga. Now I have a R1 1911 in .45 and it to works flawlessly.
Remlin-A Marlin made after the merger. In this case a Marlin model 1894, which is a pistol-caliber lever action.
Thanks, I'll try to keep up. All my Remingtons are SxSs, and Model 12, 10, 11, 31, and 870s. Throw in a RB.
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