Replacement Barrel For Express Tactical?

Competition use of Remington 870 shotgun: 3-Gun, IPSC and other competitions.
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CelloMan
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Replacement Barrel For Express Tactical?

Post by CelloMan » Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:16 am

Hello - I got an 870 Express Tactical for home defense. Now thinking of learning to shoot skeet for more practice/ better target acquisition, etc.
But I'm told my 18.5" barrel won't be allowed in local skeet locations, that a 21" minimum is required.
I understand barrel replacement is fairly easy and I can do it myself.
So the question would be which barrel to get. Looking online I see several options - any suggestions or experience people have had with this task?

Thanks in advance.

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Vitaly
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Re: Replacement Barrel For Express Tactical?

Post by Vitaly » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:57 am

I like 26 inch barrel but it also important to have a proper choke.

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Germansheperd
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Re: Replacement Barrel For Express Tactical?

Post by Germansheperd » Sat Jun 13, 2020 1:54 pm

Question is your Express Tactical magazine a 6 round or a 4 round +2 shot extension?
If its the 6 round mag your going to need another shotgun.

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