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UBFRAGD
07-28-2008, 5:27 PM
http://i343.photobucket.com/albums/o476/ubfragd/rem2_2.jpg

Finally finished my 870. Basically it's a ten-round slug gun topped with a red-dot. The stock uses two springs to reduce recoil and took a few rounds to get used to. It tames recoil so all loads feel like about 2/3's of a light target 2&3/4" shell. Nothing. Once I got familiar with the new stock, I had to improve how quickly I could rack a new round. As you can see, the gun is very front-heavy, which is really advantageous when shooting briskly at stationary or slow-moving targets. At 8#'s unloaded, it is no longer a quick or comfortable gun. Devestating firepower does require a few sacrificies so man up. Running ten rounds of Hornady 300gr ballistic-tipped sabots can quickly deliver well over 20,090 ft/lbs (!) of deadly energy downrange (American Rifleman Aug '08 p.79), and since they are zipping out of my barrel around 1800-2000fps, I am pretty sure that if they hit, damage will be done. A quick change of the choke tube and I'm back at buck, dumping 100 .32's downrange in about 8 seconds or less.

Specs: Remington 870 Express Magnum 28" smooth bore/vented rib, Remington extended rifled choke tube, Tac-Star 10-rnd mag tube, Knoxx SpecOps stock, Bushnell Holosight XLP. 50" overall when in use.
Rifle $450, choke tube $30(ebay), mag extension $50, stock $130, Holosight $350. This is a very amusing gun to shoot recreationally. Gun was not built to a spec but just kind of evolved over the past few years.

http://i343.photobucket.com/albums/o476/ubfragd/rem1_1.jpg

Crusader
07-28-2008, 5:34 PM
Looks like it might be fun to shoot from a sandbag, but I think it'll be a pain the the buttocks to hold/carry.

mister dize
07-28-2008, 8:56 PM
NICE! That thing just screams "get the hell out of my house".

How's the accuracy with smooth bore/rifled choke tube, as opposed to a fully rifled barrel?

1lostinspace
07-28-2008, 9:20 PM
Wow I would love to see you shot a zombie with that.

MAX100
07-28-2008, 9:39 PM
It is different. I like it.


GC

Utha Schleigle
07-28-2008, 11:04 PM
One more accessory for tube magazine spring binding. A follower that feeds the spring up a post.

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff141/UtgaSchleigle/shot%20guns/100_5858bfw.jpg

I am going to get a 10 to 8 round extention for my master baster and have had a spring bind up in a 8 round magazine tube.

Sydwaiz
07-29-2008, 8:20 PM
Man, that's wicked! Not for me but still wicked!

UBFRAGD
07-29-2008, 8:37 PM
>>How's the accuracy with smooth bore/rifled choke tube, as opposed to a fully rifled barrel?

Don't have a fully rifled barrel to compare it to, and believe me, that is a gross oversight on my part. With the current set-up, accuracy is pretty decent up to 50 yrds with all kinds of slugs and sabots. Past that, I have punched the x at 100yrds just enough times to think that some kind of accuracy could be tweaked out of this set-up, but never pursued it. I was pleased to surmise that it was CQB accurate.

It is not a sandbag rifle. For carrying, it is easy enough to hook the buttstock under the armpit and just pistol-grip it around the battlefield. Like I said earlier, you gotta man up if you're gonna carry around personal artillery.

fireblast713
07-29-2008, 11:18 PM
wow... now that's a big gun

CamW
07-29-2008, 11:44 PM
If you want more rounds and want the mag tube to match up with the end of the barrel,contact Dave's Metal Works. He can make any length you want, he made a 12 shot tube for a guy and has the extra long springs to go with it. Great guy to do business with.
626-859-0299
http://davesmetalworks.com/index.html

fireblast713
07-30-2008, 4:31 AM
If you want more rounds and want the mag tube to match up with the end of the barrel,contact Dave's Metal Works. He can make any length you want, he made a 12 shot tube for a guy and has the extra long springs to go with it. Great guy to do business with.
626-859-0299
http://davesmetalworks.com/index.html

I didn't think shotguns were allowed to hold >10rnds in the PRK

Ballistic043
07-30-2008, 5:09 AM
10 is the limit. at least for semi's

ar15barrels
07-30-2008, 8:21 AM
I bet that gun is way too front heavy when it's loaded.
Great for posting pictures on forums.
Not good for actual use.

Booshanky
07-30-2008, 9:03 AM
I thought that this thread was going to be about the real devestator.

fU14VqcPIDo

"I aint afraid of no rolly coaster!"

Infidel
07-30-2008, 10:44 AM
THAT THING IS FREAKING AWESOME!!!!

DedEye
07-30-2008, 4:10 PM
You should use that for trap :43: :p.

Fjold
07-30-2008, 5:30 PM
10 is the limit. at least for semi's

For all but tube fed rimfire rifles

Ballistic043
07-31-2008, 1:42 PM
of course. i was just staying on the topic of shotguns :P

ZOMBIEHUNTER
07-31-2008, 3:45 PM
Good (ZOMBIE) gun

UBFRAGD
07-31-2008, 9:05 PM
>>Not good for actual use.<<

Unless actual use is either recreational or zombie in nature. Then, my ar15 buddy, this is one fun 12ga.

ar15barrels
07-31-2008, 9:23 PM
>>Not good for actual use.<<

Unless actual use is either recreational or zombie in nature. Then, my ar15 buddy, this is one fun 12ga.

It's too front heavy to be fast on target.
You want a shotgun more balanced than that one.

DrunkSkunk
07-31-2008, 9:29 PM
I bet that gun is way too front heavy when it's loaded.
Great for posting pictures on forums.
Not good for actual use.

:rofl2: http://calguns.net/calgunforum/images/icons/icon14.gif

UBFRAGD
07-31-2008, 9:36 PM
It's front heavy as heck. Who cares. Combine that weight with the low to the bore red dot and the Devestator just wreaks havoc. It's not a balanced build, it's blue-collar baseball bat brutal.