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post #31 of 38 (permalink) Old 09-24-2010, 05:51 PM Thread Starter
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Yup, as soon as you cross the PA/Ohio border you're right around "home." Generally it's a nice area. Public hunting land is becoming less productive and land owners are pretty strict with handing out permission though.
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post #32 of 38 (permalink) Old 10-25-2010, 11:08 PM
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Ive had a 870 Express for 4 years never had a probably my son has one also no problem
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post #33 of 38 (permalink) Old 10-25-2010, 11:12 PM
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Great gun for me

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Ive had a 870 Express for 4 years never had a probably my son has one also no problem
used for doves,phesants
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post #34 of 38 (permalink) Old 10-26-2010, 08:46 PM
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most county sheriffs where i live use the 870 express i know 3 people that have one and they all say it is a great gun for the money.
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post #35 of 38 (permalink) Old 11-10-2010, 09:12 PM
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So i have a 870 express 20 gauge and i've doing some research and saw an article on how to make my slug gun into a better deer rifle. Has anyone tried to put a new trigger kit into to make the pull easier?
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post #36 of 38 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 04:38 PM
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870 Problems

Ive had this problem all so in my 870. It happens very rarely. The 870 is a good pump shotgun. It is alot better then a Mossberg 500. If i were u i would buy an 870 express mag
post #37 of 38 (permalink) Old 05-21-2013, 06:17 PM
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I have two 12 guage 870 Express,one is a magnum the other is not,they are both about 20 years old and have been trouble free.I put a Hastings rifled barrel on the magnum soon after I bought it and just added a cheap (about $50) Tasco scope on it this summer.I have to admit the eye relief is a little short.Here is 3 shots at 100 yards with the new scope.

Not bad shootin there. Have you tried different ammo brands?

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post #38 of 38 (permalink) Old 11-12-2013, 11:12 AM
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Black Hills makes some good 55 grain soft point ammo for the .223, very reliable, resoanably priced. From looking at the bullet I would guess they (the bullets) are designed by Hornady.Federal Premium has the the proven 60 grain Nosler Partition loaded in the .223, a very effective round. With the .223 round shot placement is paramount, but they are extremely lethal on deer size game. Enjoy!!

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