Remington Model 870

Remington Model 870



Reviews: 96
Total reviews: 96
Positive: 69
Mixed: 10
Negative: 17
Retail Price: $306.00
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Remington Model 870 Info

Take the Model 870™ Express® out in the field for some no-frills hunting. The durable receiver is milled from a solid billet of steel, and the pump action shotgun can shoot both 2 ¾” or 3” shells. Smooth twin action bars prevent the twisting and binding that can slow down your second shot. A non-reflective black matte finish and wood laminate stock add to the resilience of the Remington® Model 870™ Express® Shotgun.

Remington Model 870 Specifications

ActionPump Action
Caliber12 GA
Gun TypeShotgun
Primary Uses
Practical/Combat-Type Shooting

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Fair Market Range $283 - $295
Fair Market Price $289
MSRP $306.99
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Remington Model 870 Reviews

Positive: 83 Mixed: 0 Negative: 13
  • 80

    Good gun for the price
    Gun is very good to shoulder and you can't beat the price for such reliability. However, after owning it for 3 years, it requires frequent oiling and cleaning to eject shells. It doesn't take any time at all to break dow...n and put together. more

    October 7, 2018
  • 40

    You can do better
    The 870 Wingmaster is/was an excellent pump gun. The Express has been popular and is a good gun to bang around in the duck boat, but the hardwood stocks add A LOT of weight to this gun. The machining is not as good and t...he action is not as smooth. Not nearly. more

    August 24, 2018
  • 100

    20 gauge review
    I bought a Remington 870 20 gauge shotgun for me wife. The shotgun is a nice fit for her and she enjoys shooting it. As far as price vs. quality, you cant really go wrong with an 870. They are a good quality gun and the ...wood stock and forearm look very nice on these guns. more

    January 14, 2018
  • 100

    Shotgun review
    I was very pleased with the shotgun i purchased. The salesperson was very knowledgeable and helpful with the entire process. I would definitely recommend Cabelas for any outdoors gear.

    December 26, 2017
  • 100

    Great Shotgun
    Excellent quality at a very competitive price. I have owned Remington firearms for over 50 years & the 870 12 Gauge is a good all around shotgun at an affordable price. Highly Recommend.

    December 20, 2017
  • 60

    Good for the price
    The Remington 870 is one of the most popular shotguns, probably because of the price. I have had mine going on 10 years. It shoots high and low brass shells pretty well. It will jam on you worse than other shotguns I hav...e used if not kept clean. I am very disappointed on how easily this gun rusts. Make sure to keep this gun clean and oiled. more

    November 28, 2017
  • 100

    Bought this shotgun for grouse hunting and have found it to be a very accurate shooter. After reading many reviews I was a bit reluctant buying one. But I have found it to be a very reliable gun having experienced none o...f the problems others have found with it. So far it chambers & ejects both Hi-Brass AND (Low) Aluminum shot shells without any effort.I was a little disappointed it no longer comes with a laminated wood stock! However the solid hardwood stock is okay. YES I would recommend this shotgun to my friends! more

    November 25, 2017
  • 100

    Best gun to buy if you only need one gun, buy this
    I bought my 870 this past January off the used gun rack. It is a 2015 manufacture with a 25" barrel and came with 4 chokes. I have put around 500 shells through it with no problems and rarely miss a clay pigeon or d...ove. I shot a 24 in wobble trap this week against guys with $4,000 over unders who shoot every week. New or used you simply can't go wrong. I have about 11 other guns and use this one the most hands down. I believe it shoots a 60/40 pattern. Perfect gun for someone who wants to do it all! The only downside of this gun is the recoil pad is a bit useless. more

    August 30, 2017
  • 100

    Great entry level shotgun!
    If you're looking for a nice and affordable shotgun for trap, skeet, or field, you've come to the right place. True to it's namesake, the 870 lives up to it's heritage. If you take care of it, it'll reward you with outst...anding accuracy, reliability, and ergonomics. more

    August 28, 2017
  • 40

    Extractor Jams most of the time.
    I have had my 870 Express since November of 2015. The guns shoots well and seems to be fairly accurate. However, I constantly have to remove the spent shell by hand. The extractor/ejector mechanism jams up most of the After doing some online research, I find this is a fairly common problem in recent years. Found several recommendations on how to polish out the inside of the barrel to help resolve this problem. Emailed Remington to get there advice on the best solution, They have never answered me. I would never buy another Remington, to many other choices with decent price points. more

    July 19, 2017
  • 20

    Great value
    I bought this shotgun after researching guns for several months and I am very pleased with it. It fires accurately, ejects smoothly and looks great with the beautiful wood stocks. I put a 2 3/4 " slug dead center on... target from about 30 yards. It's a bit on the heavy side bit what shotgun isn't. Great gun for the money. more

    July 14, 2017
    Bobby D
  • 100

    Great rifle!
    For what you pay this a great shotgun. Have over 200 rounds through her and not a hiccup. Cycles nice and no ejection issues. It may not be as nice as the versions our fathers and grandfathers had but no complaints here!... It's a classic shotgun and lots of bang for the buck... Five stars ***** more

    March 31, 2017
  • 100

    great shotgun
    this was my first shotgun purchase, and im glad i went with it. The remington 870 is very smooth and a lot of fun to shoot. the only drawback is my gun doesnt like winchester ammo, it jammed a lot, had to pump it 3 or 4 ...times to ecject the shell. Ive used a lot of other ammo and no problems at all., im probably going to purchase a couple more 870's for my boys. more

    January 6, 2017
  • 100

    Great gun!
    All in all i'm very pleased with my 870. Not only is it an American icon but it shoots like one. For the price you really cant beat this gun; it performs just as good as any of my benellis if not better. I would prefer g...etting the wood stock over the synthetic, the hardwood is extremely high quality and works great! more

    January 4, 2017
  • 20

    Ejection and extraction problems.
    These 870's are not like the ones built in the past or the wingmaster. I have had problems with ejection and extraction since I bought the gun. I tried every solution I could to get it to run smoothly, but have had no There are plenty of other options at the same price point then to waste your money on a gun that doesn't function properly. more

    December 23, 2016
  • 100

    Pretty plain and nothing fancy. But very smooth and shoots great. You get the basics, hard recoil pad, 1 choke, no sling swivels so keep this in mind when pricing.

    December 4, 2016
  • 100

    Great Purchase
    I use my shotgun for clay shooting and target shooting and I couldn't be happier. I use target shot shells and I could shoot this gun all day with its low kick and lightweight structure. It's also very easy to take apart... and clean. Would highly recommend this to somebody looking to target and clay shoot without putting a hole in their wallet. more

    November 17, 2016
  • 100

    Great gun!
    I purchased this gun back in April for meat shoots with my grandfather. I looked at guns all the way up to +$1,000 and ultimately settled on this gun, a 12 gauge in 26" barrel. For lack of a better term, it just fel...t solid! more

    October 15, 2016
  • 100

    Nice gun at a great price
    Just picked one up in 20 gauge. Was a little skeptical as my supermag has issues. This one works flawlessly. With the rebate it is a great deal. Its also a pound lighter than the 12 gauge. The only thing I would change i...s even though it is a 20 gauge the supercell pad they put on the supermags would be a nice upgrade. more

    August 27, 2016
  • 100

    Best shotgun for the price
    I recently purchased this firearm and have put a few hundred rounds through it so far and have not had one problem with it. Very nice wood finish. Very easy disassembly and assembly. The only problem is it wont fit in my... case because its 28" long but thats fine haha. more

    May 24, 2016
  • 80

    Very reliable
    I was given an 870 probably 5 years ago and it performed great. Only problem was my performance with it, that's reason for four stars. This gun could probably could be thrown into the muck in the bottem of a swamp, left ...there for a month, hosed off, and still shoot great. There are a ton of accessories so you can customize it if you wanted too. more

    March 1, 2016
  • 100

    Beginner/Budget shotgun
    For the money this is a great shotgun, I have owned this shotgun for 3 years now. It has worked great for me in the field over those years. As long as you take care of it it will last,

    February 17, 2016
  • 100

    I have owned this gun for almost 30 years and have never had an issue with it. This gun can do it all. Hunt Grouse,Turkey,Deer and even Home Defense. I purchased a Rifled Slug barrel for it this year and can shoot a 300 ...Grain sabot slug up to 150 yards with Super accuracy. Simply put.... you can't go wrong for the Money! more

    November 11, 2015
  • 100

    First Shotgun
    This is the first shotgun I have bought. I bought it on the recommendation of other more experienced gun owners. It did not disappoint. I only started shooting trap about 2 months ago and have shot about 12 rounds to dat...e. This weekend with my new gun, I shot two rounds of 18, which I was told is not bad for a beginner. This is a very good all around gun, I love it. more

    September 23, 2015
  • 100

    this is my first gun and i absolutely love it! Thanks Sportsman's Guide!

    August 20, 2015
  • 100

    this is my first gun and i absolutely love it! Thanks Sportsman's Guide!

    August 18, 2015
  • 100

    Great first gun
    I was looking for a gun for hunting and some trap shooting. Went to the cabela's store at Dundee, Michigan and Eric there was very helpful. With the help of his suggestions, I got this model in 20 ga. Since the purchase,... I have been to the trap range for a couple of times and shot about 200 rounds and the gun performs flawlessly. more

    July 7, 2015
  • 100

    Great first gun
    I was looking for my first shotgun for hunting and some trap shooting. I went to the cabela's at Dundee, Michigan and Eric there helped a lot to narrow down the search. With his suggestions I got this model in 20 ga. Sin...ce then I have been to the trap range a couple of times and shot about 200 rounds. The gun performs flawless! more

    July 6, 2015
  • 100

    Great First Gun
    I bought the Remington 870 Express in 20 gauge for everything from partridge to geese. With steel #2s i have no problem reaching out to forty yards to knock down a goose or duck.I have fired at least 500 rounds through t...his gun and have never had it jam one time on me no matter if it is snowing,raining or scorching hot. Compared to other 20 gauge pumps that i have fired this one has less recoil and a more solid feel. During the first few months of owning this gun it would start to get oxidization on the receiver and the barrel but with some good quality gun oil (not the spray) and some paper towel that problem is long gone, i only had to do that five or six times. I find that this gun is slightly heavy but nothing that would slow me down or make me moan though. The action is very smooth and has never once caught up or been stuck when i has trying to chamber a new round. There are guns that cost four times as much as this one and cannot perform half as good, I would recommend this gun to anyone who is looking to buy a great gun at an affordable price. more

    June 27, 2015
  • 80

    Great gun
    This is a great gun, I've used it for dove and rabbit hunting and so far no problems. Only bad thing is whenever you have to walk a little while it can get on the heavy side.

    January 31, 2015
  • 100

    They've Made 10,000,000 for a reason
    After months of exhaustive research, I finally decided on the Remington 870 Express. I shouldered every comparable shotgun out there, and I eventually ended where my research started, with the 870. I shot a round of trap... with it two days after I got it, not a single FTE or FTF and it was about 6 degrees outside, shooting the lightest low brass winchester target loads. Recoil was completely manageable. This is the best first shotgun out there by far, much sturdier than the Mossberg 500. Go for it! more

    January 3, 2015
  • 100

    Solid First Gun
    I got this gun for bird hunting. It came with everything I needed. Came with a plug, choke tubes and a trigger lock. It is very affordable and worth every penny. I feel like I could drop it or bang it up and it would sti...ll fire. After talking to a lot of people and getting a lot of recommendations, I am more than pleased with the gun. more

    December 27, 2014
  • 100

    Very reliable first shotgun
    I've been using my 870 12 gaige for only 2-3 years but I still love it to death. It's so simple just about anybody can use it and it has never let me down. It never jams even if i empty the whole magazine (mine holds 5 s...hells) into a deer thats 70 yards away in 3 seconds. Not too heavy and really maneuverable and as far as I can tell its just as accurate as any 20 gauge. Kick is not as bad as most 12 gauges but it is a 12 gauge so... you get the picture. Would highly recommend to people wanting to get a gun for their 12 year old because they can use it until there's rust holes in it. I clean mine 3-5 times a year, or every time I shoot a lot of shells and its still in pretty good shape, I haven't had it long enough to see how rust resistant it really is. more

    November 30, 2014
  • 100

    Good, solid shotgun.
    Having owned an 870 in the past I purchased a new one at Bass Pro Shop. I got the 28 inch barrel as that was all they had at the time. As with any new mechanical item there can be a bit of roughness at first but I have no problems what so ever. I did put a few drops of oil on the bolt and action bars but there have been no problems at all. Remington makes good guns and great guns. For the money this is a very good gun. With a extra full choke and 3 inch shell I knocked a crow out of the top of a tall tree at 52 paces. It impressed the daylights out of me. more

    November 29, 2014
  • 100

    Great shotgun!
    Went to Cabelas looking for a shotgun for my wife to use as a multi-purpose hunting/target gun. Initially we went looking to by the weatherby pa-08 but upon handling the 870 that fell away. I took the 870 out to the rang...e a day later to send different loads through it. handled bird shot famously and sent slugs downrange fairly well for a smooth bore. No jams or other issues, I did short cycle it a couple times. The gun acted as if nothing happened. I'm still not completely sold on the laminated stock but my wife loved it and 870 parts are everywhere if something happens to it. So far i love this gun and already want another! The staff at Hamburg Cabelas gun section is fantastic! more

    November 12, 2014
  • 20

    cheap and worthless
    got this gun and was so excited to try it out. I was in for a disappointment. every couple of shots, the gun won't let me pump to cycle and clear the shell.I have to hit it on the side and shake it with my hand to get it... the locked action to release and let me pump. at first i thought may be because it is new and need few rounds to break the action, but 100 shells AND OVER 50 jams I figured it is the gun quality .the quality of the wood is horrible. more

    October 18, 2014
  • 20

    good gun bad stock
    Stock cracked after getting wet. Buying synthetic stock to fix problem. Cheap wood. Emailed Remington. They didn't respond. They used to be a good company

    September 22, 2014
  • 100

    love it
    I have had this gun for a little over a year now and love it. It is great for skeet, all sorts of hunting duck,dove,turkey,quail, etc...

    August 31, 2014
  • 100

    Best First Shotgun
    This was my very first gun purchase, and it was a good one. I wanted to give duck hunting a try and I decided on this gun due to price and the great reviews I've read on it. Everything about this gun lived up to it's rep...utation. Reliability, durability, smooth action and quality. I have to agree with everyone who says putting cheap rounds in will cause some sticking. I shot a couple of rounds of traps using Winchesters target loads, and I would say 2 or 3 shells had trouble ejecting. Personally I don't think that's too bad out of the 50 or so rounds I put through the gun that day. For my duck hunting trip I used the Federal Steel rounds and not a single one stuck. I went through one box that day. This shotgun is great! I like pump handle shotguns simple due to the sound they make when you put a shell in the chamber lol. Buy this gun you won't regret it. more

    April 3, 2014
  • 100

    My Remington 870 12 gauge
    I bought this gun for duck and upland hunting. It is a very good quality gun for the price. It is a simple design but performs very well. Though I would not recommend winchester ammo for it because it is very cheap and c...ycles terribly. It comes with a modified choke, trigger lock, and plug for the magazine tube. I look forward to lots of hunting with this gun. more

    March 19, 2014
  • 100

    Best Bang For Your Buck!!!
    I love this shotgun, i highly recommend it to anyone! Ya know the saying you get what you pay for? Well at 330.00 it shoots like a 500.00+ shotgun, in my book thats a deal! When i went into bass pro i had planed on buyin...g the 12g synthetic stock but they did not have synthetic so i got the laminate, im glad i did. The laminate has that classy look that is sure to impress! All my friends want to use/borrow and shoot it, two thumbs up get one! more

    March 18, 2014
  • 100

    Overall great shotgun
    Never jams, easy to clean, and very versatile when it comes to hunting. The first time I ever shot it put 175 rounds through it and had no hiccups what so ever. For only 319 bucks, its a steal.

    March 16, 2014
  • 100

    A Must Have!
    I have had this gun for about 5 years now and it's still shooting just as good as the day I got it. If I had to guess, I have probably shot it 10,000+ times and have never had any problem with it jamming. I have a modera...te choke in it that works good, but I recently put a high-flyer choke tube in and it's a GREAT addition. I use the shotgun for varmint control right now due to the fact that all the .22 rounds are still being hoarded. more

    March 15, 2014
  • 100

    awesome gun
    Very good gun. Haven't used it very much yet but really like it. Glad that I didn't get the single shot that I was looking at before.

    February 14, 2014
  • 100

    Do you not own atleast 2?
    Weather it's grey squirrels in the Oak woods or in the pond for large ducks, the 870 12 gauge is reliable and does what its intended for minimal cost

    January 24, 2014
  • 100

    Classic, must have
    I have two Remington Shotguns and I just bought this one as it was on sale, and is a classic and must have gun for any outdoorsman. Just a great pump action shotgun that is solidly built and has a classic look. It's a bi...t heavy, but it's a shotgun so it shouldn't matter all that much. more

    November 12, 2013
  • 100

    Old reliable
    This is a great gun. It takes a beating and keeps on shooting. A true bottom of the boat gun. Just do it. You will not be sorry.

    November 4, 2013
  • 100

    best shotgun ever
    i recieved this gun as a gift and have shot 4 turkeys in 2 years of hunting and numerous doves with it. i dropped a tom at 45 yard with no choke tube installed. my friend bought the same gun because of how well it did an...d he also killed a turkey at 60 yards with no choke more

    October 22, 2013
  • 80

    Great workhorse
    Bought this shotgun back in April and it has already gone through about 1,200 rounds. It has a durable, quality build, solid stock, and is easy to clean. Put a Mossy Oak skin on, and now it's great. The only problem I had is jamming during ejection, which is an easy fix (polish inside of barrel where it meets the action). The 870 Express is a workhorse and great for anyone starting out or looking for a quality gun at a great price that can take a beating and will still last for years. more

    October 15, 2013
  • 100

    Remington 870 express
    No problems shot skeet all day. Not one jam nothing I rate this weapon a five star it handled well.

    September 24, 2013
  • 80

    If you keep this gun clean than it will shoot and eject great. if you don't than it will jam up now and then. It is really durable and doesn't rust easy, I shot 2 turkey in the rain on the same day and dropped both of th...em. My only complaint is the weight it is a little heavy, but other than that a truly great gun. more

    August 19, 2013
  • 100

    Great Buy
    this gun is awesome, i picked this up having never used a pump gun and i was able to use it fine within 5 min's. i did have some trouble with the plug. but otherwise, this is the best $285 iv ever spent (got on sale)

    August 18, 2013
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    July 18, 2013
  • 40

    I gets the job done but you can do better.
    I bought this gun in November this year and it's performed well for me in that time. However I've had issues with the quality of the gun. I bought it new and once I started comparing it to my other guns or similar guns m...y friends own, I found I really didn't like it. For starters the stock is small for the size of this gun. I found it to be to short for me (I'm 6' 1"). Another issue I've found is the finish on the bolt carrier is awful. Mine came out of the box covered in pits and rust an I live in CO where rust isn't as big a problem so it's kind of impressive that it came rusted. The last thing I'll mention is shell ejection. Shells love to only eject half way with this gun and I don't know why. My other pump guns don't do it and I take the gun all the way down and clean every piece after every shooting expedition. I've also had a couple occasions where the shell expands in the chamber and gets stuck, so much so that I have to put a cleaning rod down the muzzle and ram it out. Ultimately I'd say this gun gets the job done, but it does not do so elegantly. You could certainly do better. more

    July 11, 2013
  • 100

    easy to use
    A very easy shotgun to shoot for long periods of time as well as a very easy pointing shotgun.

    May 20, 2013
    Deadly Buck
  • 100

    great first gun
    bought this as my first gun. i wanted something to shoot trap/skeet with and didn't want to spend too much. remington 870 is one of the most popular guns and most reliable so i thought i'd give it a go. i've shot hundred...s of rounds through it and not a single problem. easy to clean and simple. a great gun for trap. i haven't shot anyshotgun before this purchase so i didn't know too much about recoil. recoil wasn't bad being a younger guy. took some friends shooting and they got a bit bruised up after 50 something rounds but i've shot over a hundred in a day and nothing. just depends on the person i guess. overall great gun and i'd recommend it more

    May 6, 2013
  • 100

    real nice
    Picked this up a few weeks ago and I am happy. Works great no problems at all. Have run a few hundred shells through it. Only thing is that the recoil pad is real hard so I swapped it out. Other than that it is one great... shotgun. more

    April 18, 2013
  • 80

    not true checkering
    The Remington 870 is a great gun. I just picked up one a few weeks ago. Overall its a fantastic gun only reason I gave it a 4 star rating and not a 5 star is that the checkering is not even true checkering. Its a stamped... checker pattern with very little grip. Other than that the shotgun is awesome. Havent had any trouble with it so far. more

    April 5, 2013
  • 20

    Rip off
    I purchased one in Jan 2013n and was given a $30.00 rebate cupon to send to remington. 2 months later I ger a letter from remington that they are no longer giving a repate on the 870 express. I have been looking at a rem...ingtom 1911 r 1 .45 cal and was going to purchase one but will now buy now from a honest company not remington. more

    March 22, 2013
  • 100

    Great gun
    This is a great gun. I have had it for 3 years and put 500+ rounds through it. I have never had a problem or jam with this gun. The recoil is pretty low. I was 10 years old when I got this gun and it didnt bother me. It a great gun for beginers or pros. more

    February 22, 2013
  • 100

    duck died
    This gun is great for upland, waterfowl, trap, skeet, deer and everything else

    February 19, 2013
  • 100

    awesome shotgun!!!
    i received this gun as a birthday gift from my girlfriend about 5 years ago. i love it!!! the best gun i own. i have since bought the surshot stock kit the 18.5 inch barrel and various chokes.. this is the suv of hunting... guns. i have an oversized hard case that holds the gun both barrels and my chokes. i shoot trap and hunt turkey/small game with the 28 inch barrel. i hunt deer with the 18.5 inch barrel as a slug gun. i have shot 1000s of shells through this gun and it just keeps shooting. not one problem ever!!! the best shotgun out there for me. more

    February 3, 2013
  • 100

    worlds best gun for the money
    i love every part of the gun, but it is a little heavy, you get used to it, defiantly a great shotgun

    January 28, 2013
  • 100

    Good stater shotgun
    If you are looking for your first shotgun or something to add some bolt on's then this is where to start at. I have heard that the new 870 express is a rust magnet so I'm curious to see. It came covered in RemOil so I'm ...waiting to see. They are made quite a bit cheaper then the older ones. so if your wondering like me why the older ones cost about as much as the new ones it because they were made with higher grade parts back then. more

    January 16, 2013
  • 100

    Great beginner gun
    It is a great beginner gun. The shotgun shoots true and the ease of changing out the choke makes the firearm very versatile. I use it often when I go duck hunting. Only thing I would say is keep it clean, but that goes f...or any firearm more

    January 4, 2013
  • 80

    all around gun
    i have droped a turkey in its traks and since im a poor redneck i use it to skeet shoot but it only has one bead so lining up is a little hard but its still a great gun

    December 31, 2012
  • 40

    Not as good as they once were
    I happily bought this gun because I was told from someone who bought one 30 years ago that it was a great gun that was affordable. But turns out, they aren't as good as they once were. I have had two different problems, ...1) Sometimes the shell would expand and jam the slide, and 2) I had problems with the shell coming up from the expansion to the port, and would jam up. I could maybe live shell expansion since it was never a huge deal. But when trying to reload the second shell and it getting jammed was just frustrating. I bought an alluminum follower and heavier duty spring to see if it fixes the second problem. But I wish I would have just forked over the extra money for a better gun. more

    December 26, 2012
  • 100

    Great Durable, Functional Weapon
    I have owned this gun for 11 years now and absolutely love it. There are no frills, just a simple, functional pump shotgun. Mine is a 12 guage and I probably shoot two boxes per year of clay pigeons, and shoot deer slugs... at targets at the range every once in a while. I clean mine every time after use, and have probably only had one or two jams that I can remember since owning it. I shoot a variety of ammunition brands and it has never had a problem with any. This isn't a beautiful gun, or a fancy one, or a light one, but it works the way it is supposed to. I love it. more

    December 5, 2012
  • 80

    grate gun
    this is a grate gun. mine hardly jams. the only downer is the recoil. but a grate gun

    November 8, 2012
  • 60

    Good Gun but Prone to Jams
    Bought this gun for my son to turkey hunt and skeet shoot with (only Remington 870 are allowed in competition) it does have a problem every now and then with ejecting low brass shells

    November 2, 2012
  • 20

    Bad gun
    Bought this gun last week and took it to the range today. After the first shot, the ejector jammed. Tried several times with different makes of ammo, and every time the same problem. Took it home with a spent shell still... jammed in the receiver. I have owned Remington guns all my life, but this 870 Express has really left me soured. No more Remington's for me. more

    September 12, 2012
  • 100

    Well worth it
    I just bought this gun today and im very impressed. It ejects 3 inch shells well and is smooth to pump. I had some problems gettin the eject hook to release the first shot but all the other 74 where great. Very happy wit...h gun and like that it is sturday and the finish is tough I droped it 2 times not paying attention but the dirt whiped right off. more

    June 19, 2012
  • 100

    This gun is great! its great for trap or skeet as well as for hunting ducks. The only thing bad was i touched it with wet hands and rusted the top rail but a lil rem oil and a rag rubbed it right off and looks great as e...ver. 3in shells kinda hurt to shoot after a while but if your like me you can handle it. it is really smoot to pump and comes with a MOD choke. more

    May 19, 2012
  • 100

    great gun
    you just cant buy a better gun for the price.its cheap and it works much better than some of the more expensive guns.

    April 29, 2012
  • 40

    Not my cup of Tea
    I recently purchased this gun as my first 12 gauge. I have shot other shotguns and have had no problems. When I took this gun to the range to shoot trap and skeet it preform horrible. I have taken it 3 times now and walk...ed away with a horrible bruise from it. I looked into getting a better recoil pad for it and found that most don't fit the express! I would not recommend this gun there is virtually no recoil pad it might as well be wood. more

    April 15, 2012
  • 60

    Decent shotgun, but not like the old Remingtons
    After 3 years of using this gun for duck hunting and shooting clays...

    February 19, 2012
  • 80

    Best Pump Gun for the Money
    I was given this gun as a gift a while back and have been very happy with it. I had been using an old full choked Browning A5 for upland game (won't shoot steel) and a Mossberg 500 for waterfowl. This gun is great for Since using this gun, I have never had trouble with jamming, which was common with the Mossberg. It is also very well balanced and easy to pull up. I would have given it 5 stars, but it is a little heavy compared to a lot of other shotguns. If you are looking for a solid all around gun, this one is great. more

    November 25, 2011
  • 100

    Most reliable
    This firearm has never jammed on me. It is extremely reliable and i have enjoyed using this gun for pheasant, rabbit, and deer. It's not a punishing recoil if you plan on going trap shooting.I would definitely recommend ...this to a friend. more

    October 19, 2011
  • 100

    I have had an 870 express for 23 years and it has rarely let me down. It is simple to take apart and clean or to fix a problem in the field , no small parts to lose or need any tools to fix. An absolutely awsome shotgun ...for the price. The range is pretty good for the shorter barrel, but add an extra full choke and you can extend the range. I love this gun and will buy another one in a heartbeat. Rarely jams (once a season or so), but can have some issues if you short arm the pump on a shot, which is not the gun's fault. more

    September 6, 2011
  • 100

    Great Shotgun
    This is a very good gun for doves. as of september 1st, i got 9 dove And a couple of pigeons.

    August 30, 2011
  • 100

    great gun
    Ive had this gun for years, you can get a another stock for it, i use the Remington® ShurShot® Camo Shotgun Stocks and its a great turkey gun i know i live in Osceola county Florida were know for turkeys haha , also gun is easy to disassemble and clean, it don't rust and fun to shoot more

    June 28, 2011
  • 100

    Worth the money
    I got this gun about a year ago and have used it just about every other weekend for the past six months for squirrels and turkey. I have shot hundreds of rounds and not a single jam. I almost bought a semi-auto shotgun, ...but this is a MUCH better choice! I would prefer a pump over a semi on any day. This gun performs like e very high dollar gun bought costs much less and is some really fun shooting! Get this gun if you are looking for a reliable 20 gauge that will last for years and shoot like new!!! more

    June 4, 2011
  • 100

    best gun for a rookie
    i am a new gunman and i love this gun its smooth and is great for a rookie like me

    March 8, 2011
  • 100

    Grear all around gun
    I got my 870 2 years ago for christmas and its never let me down one out in the feild

    February 22, 2011
  • 60

    Bought this gun about 3 years ago. Took it out and gun started jamming. I sent the barrel off to get it re-honed possible burs from manufacturing I was told. Got it back same problem and then sent the whole gun in to a l...ocal gun smith. Ended up being the bolt and the barrel having problems just my luck was then out of warranty. Went out bought a Nova and use this a my turkey gun. more

    January 21, 2011
  • 40

    You get what you pay for...
    I bought this gun in the combo package (with the rifled barrel) and basically - don't expect Benelli quality... I've had it jam on me believe it or not thankfully I was only target shooting. Not the kind of thing you wan...t to go wrong when you're hunting big game. Cheaply made and fussy to put back together. Maybe a good starter gun but not more than that. more

    January 18, 2011
  • 100

    great purchase
    the 870 is light, has light recoil, and has a smooth pump action. this gun is a great first gun because you wont ever have to buy another one.

    January 18, 2011
  • 100

    Great gun! For $309 you cant pass it up, the gun looks great and feels nice. It has a nice equal spread weight to it, easy assembly, and it cycles nice. This gun is great for your weekend shooters to your all out hunters.... THIS IS A FANTASTIC GUN FOR YOUR MONEY. Taking it with m Saturday to go pheasant hunting. more

    January 17, 2011
  • 100

    awsome gun
    before i got this gun i had only ever shot 1 other 20 gauge and it was a smith&wesson semi auto and i liked it but im glad i got this one because out of all the things ive shot at i havent missed any thing not even d...ove with the smith&wesson i couldnt hit any thing i only shot one dove so this is definately the gun 2 buy and this gun has a perfect pattern and is super smooth but it only comes with one choke but other than that its the perfect gun and i like it as much as my 12 gauge wingmaster more

    January 4, 2011
  • 100

    You can never go wrong with an all American made shotgun like Remington. The best features are the wood stock, great quality, and the choke for a tighter pattern. It has never misfired or jammed on me. excellent quality.... more

    January 2, 2011
  • 100

    My first shotgun!
    My parents bought me my first shotgun when I was 12 years old and I still have it today 48 years later. It was and is a great gun, mine is in 16 guage and I wouldn't take anything for it. It has a few "happy memory&...quot; scratches but is still in excellent condition. I don't use it anymore as I graduated to auto's years ago, but if my life depended on me killing a quail, I'd use this gun. I can't think of a better starter gun for an adult or a child that would surpass a Remington 870 pump. They are smooth and fast and I never had a hangup in all the years I used it. more

    December 14, 2010
  • 100

    Just bought this gun yesterday, and I couldn't be happier. Easily broken down and easy to clean. Wonderful for anyone whether a novice shooter or a skilled marksman.

    December 11, 2010
  • 100

    Great gun
    I bought this gun about a month ago. I have used it a lot sine then. Its a great light weight gun. It is very accurate very dependable. I LOVE this gun.

    December 7, 2010
  • 100

    Great gun, great price
    I was skeptical about buying this because I've used the Wingmaster pump growing up. I thought the laminate stock would be cheap but the only difference is that the express isn't all shiny. The action is smooth and quick.... It only comes with one choke instead of 3 like others. For a gun that will last a lifetime you can't beat this one for the price. more

    November 14, 2010
  • 100

    Awesome Shotgun!
    A friend and i went to a meat shoot and he brought his 870 with him. I had never fired one before. After it was all said and done, I had to have one. It is an amazing gun and for the price, you just can't complain.

    October 28, 2010
  • 80

    Good Quality Gun
    Bought it a couple months ago and I love. I wanted a good dependable gun for my money and that's what I got.

    October 22, 2010