Quantcast

Remington recalls Model 887 shotguns

Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by Onmilo, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. Onmilo

    Onmilo Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2004
    Messages:
    9,773
    Location:
    Illinois`
  2. Al Thompson

    Al Thompson Moderator Emeritus

    Joined:
    Dec 21, 2002
    Messages:
    8,845
    Location:
    South Carolina
    Thanks. Thought I'd sticky the thread for folks. :)
     
    Kp321 likes this.
  3. MagnunJoe

    MagnunJoe Member

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2013
    Messages:
    600
    Location:
    South Florida
    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.
     
  4. storiale

    storiale Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2015
    Messages:
    15
    Had a couple shotguns by Remington and they were great... Sorry to hear about this. It has been awhile, have they resolved the issue?
     
  5. MCgunner

    MCgunner Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2005
    Messages:
    26,242
    Location:
    The end of the road between Sodom and Gomorrah Tex
    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.
     
    TODD3465 likes this.
  6. Virginian

    Virginian Member

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2003
    Messages:
    4,170
    Location:
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    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.
     
  7. bushmaster1313

    bushmaster1313 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2008
    Messages:
    3,643
    Location:
    Peoples Republik of New Jersey
    A safety recall is serious business

    However, they should have been recalled earlier merely for being ugly
     
  8. Sulaco

    Sulaco Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2003
    Messages:
    765
    Location:
    South Carolina
    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.
     
  9. cota

    cota Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2007
    Messages:
    95
    Location:
    Norfolk
    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.
     
  10. If1HitU

    If1HitU Member

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Messages:
    1,062
    Location:
    L/ville Ky.
    I been thinking about adding a Remington to my collection of shotguns.I hear mostly good things about their shotguns.
     
    Veloman likes this.
  11. Deltaboy1984

    Deltaboy1984 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2008
    Messages:
    7,021
    Location:
    Johnson County Texas
    Why mess with pump prefection, my 1982 870 and my Cousins 1100 is still going.
     
  12. Deltaboy1984

    Deltaboy1984 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2008
    Messages:
    7,021
    Location:
    Johnson County Texas
    Sad to hear them having more troubles!
     
  13. Shed

    Shed Member

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2017
    Messages:
    60
    Location:
    Vermont
    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.
     
  14. paul harm

    paul harm Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2018
    Messages:
    405
    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.
     
  15. entropy

    entropy Member

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2004
    Messages:
    7,356
    Location:
    G_d's Country, WI
    Remlin-A Marlin made after the merger. In this case a Marlin model 1894, which is a pistol-caliber lever action.
     
    MCgunner likes this.
  16. paul harm

    paul harm Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2018
    Messages:
    405
    Thanks, I'll try to keep up. All my Remingtons are SxSs, and Model 12, 10, 11, 31, and 870s. Throw in a RB.
     
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice