looking for some information

General discussion about Remington 870 shotgun.
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doublereed
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looking for some information

Post by doublereed » Thu Dec 27, 2012 4:15 pm

I've got a sportsman 12 that I bought many years ago. The barrel is damaged and I am looking to replace with a 870 barrel. I think the parts will interchange, but I haven't seen one of these in years. They were the cheaper version to the wingmaster before the express came along. Does anyone have any info to interchanging this barrel with a 870 barrel?

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Re: looking for some information

Post by Synchronizor » Fri Dec 28, 2012 8:23 am

All 12ga 870 barrels have attached the same way since the '50s (with the exception of a few highly-specialized military/LE variants and a single dedicated HD model). An 870 is an 870, the differences between models are just materials, finishes, and accessories.

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Re: looking for some information

Post by vmax » Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:31 am

The sportsman 12 is an 870. But much better than an express. It comes with all the good parts. All 870 barrels will fit.
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