Remington 870 Express

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Remington 870 Express

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Like all Model 870 shotguns, this workhorse features a receiver milled from a solid billet of steel for maximum strength and reliability. The silky-smooth twin action bars prevent binding and twisting so you'll always have the chance to get off a second shot. Appropriately dressed for the hunt and not for the wall, each shotgun sports non-reflective black matte metalwork and a no-frills, satin-finish hardwood stock and forend. The 28"barrel is fitted with a modified Rem Choke and single bead sight.The Remington® Model 870™ Pump-Action Shotgun is one of the most proven firearm's designs in history. The 870 Express® is a rugged, value-priced workhorse, making it one of the most useful tools that an outdoorsman can own. The versatile, no-nonsense 870 Express can be used for hunting waterfowl, upland game, and deer, as well as a home defense shotgun, and informal clay pigeon shooting. At the heart of the ultra reliable 870 Remington is a receiver milled from a solid billet of steel for maximum strength, and twin action bars that prevent binding and twisting while cycling the action. 870 pump shotguns have great pointing characteristics. They come to the shooter's shoulder and acquire targets instinctively, and swing fluidly on fast flying birds. The Remington 870 Express 12 Gauge Pump Action Shotgun is built with a matte blued barrel and features a wood grip and stock. The front sight sports a single bead design.

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6 rd

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120 oz

Remington 870 Express Features

The Remington 870 Express is directly based on the original 870 and is made with a receiver milled from a single block of steel which is bead-blasted and blued.  Every 870 Express has a 3 inch chamber.  Stocks can be made of walnut, laminate wood, or composite materials.

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Remington 870 Express Capacity

The Remington 870 Express features a 3-inch chamber and a fixed tube magazine capable of holding 6 rounds of 2.75 inch shells or 5 rounds of 3” shells
The Remington 870 Express is an incredibly handy shotgun.  Recommended for home defense by many leading experts, the 870 Express is also performs well for hunting.  Weighing 7.5 pounds when built with wood furniture, the 870 Express is easy to carry through any environment.  Its lack of sharp edges prevent this shotgun from getting caught on dense vegetation.

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Remington 870 Express Ergonomics

The Remington 870 Express has the same ergonomics and handling as the original 870.  Its controls are also identical, as is its modularity.  Parts can easily be swapped and added to the 870 Express to make it fit your needs, however this will affect the balance of your gun.

Remington 870 Express Fit & Finish

The Remington 870 Express is subject to the same standards of quality as all other Remington products in that quality through the years has diminished.  Older models of the 870 Express have better build quality compared to newer models, and just like other Remingtons, the newer models have plenty of known issues with rusting and stocks not properly lining up with receivers.
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How much is a Remington 870 Express worth?

In 2024 a new or used Remington 870 Express value varies depending on supply and demand. In the last 12 months there is great demand for a Remington 870 Express and most shotguns. The Price for a Remington 870 Express has increased in cost by $0.00 in 2024 compared to 2023.

Estimated New and Used Values for a Remington 870 Express Values are based on a basic model with no options or colors.

Condition Trade-In Private Party Dealer
New In box $274.05 $358.37 $421.61
Excellent $252.97 $337.29 $379.45
Very Good $231.89 $337.29 $379.45
Good $210.81 $316.21 $358.37
Fair $147.56 $274.05 $337.29
Poor $105.40 $210.81 N/A

Gun Value Conditions explained:

New in box - 100% condition in unopened box. Excellent - 95%+ condition with or without box.

Very Good - 90% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Good - 80-90% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Fair - 30% - 80% condition, parts, and finish may or may not be original. Must function properly and shoot.

Poor - under 30% condition. Firearm has severe wear and tear, does not function, or is damaged.

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