Im having trouble deciding whether I should buy the the Remington 870 or the Winchester 1300. They both come up very nicely and feel good. Im just not sure which one is the better of the two. Any help and opinions would be great.
The only shotgun that I have ever owned was the Win 1300 speedpump. The whole thing is smooth and very nice to shoot. I like the way the pump ejects and reloads very fast and effortlessly. I know nothing about the Rem 870, sorry.
Realistically, one isn't "better" than the other, they both have great track records and both will do what the other can do.
What it's going to boil down to is which do you think "Fits You" best.
I have the Rem. 870 not because it's better but because that's the one that felt most fitting to me at the time of purchase.
Good Luck to you on whichever one you decide on.
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.
I think I would go with the Remington only because of availability of parts, barrels, stocks, and chokes. You can pick them up at any and all sporting goods stores. Both are great guns but over the long haul the 870 will out shine the Winchester for these reasons.