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Has anyone else seen a 12 gauge Remington 870 Wingmaster? My Grandpa had one, which I have inherited, and it has become my favor

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  • Has anyone else seen a 12 gauge Remington 870 Wingmaster? My Grandpa had one, which I have inherited, and it has become my favor

    Has anyone else seen a 12 gauge Remington 870 Wingmaster? My Grandpa had one, which I have inherited, and it has become my favorite shotgun. However, I have never seen another 12 gauge model, just 20 gauge and the occasional 410.

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    Tons of 870 Remington Wingmasters were manufactured in several different models starting about 1964. Don't know why you have not seen more. The 3 1/2" model was introduced in 2000. There was also a Dale Ernhardt, NRA, and a Fiftieth Anniversary model in 2000 to 2006 for the others.

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    • #3
      They are pretty common, but very good guns known for being durable and reliable -- the top of the 870 line. Take good care of it and you will pass it down to one of your grandkids.

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      • #4
        I own a couple my self. Plenty of them out there.

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        • #5
          I got Wingmaster with the dark walnut wood grain.

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          • #6
            I own various 870's and a few are wingmasters. No matter what people say, not all 870's are the same. Wingmasters are a cut above the others.

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            • #7
              I have one and have gravitated to that as my go-to shotgun now because I just like carrying that shotgun. I like the looks of it, the feel of it and it shoots great. There are quite a few out there and I think they are a great value for the money.

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              • #8
                I too have one. I love the look of it and the way it shoots. One of the best shotguns I've shot. I use mine for trap, cause I don't want it slidin round on the bottom of the boat. Mine is a 12 ga chambered for 2.75 in loads, so it doesn't shoot the 3 in loads I prefer anyways. Only 870 I like.

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                • #9
                  no reason why you shouldnt be able to find one they are literally everywhere.

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                  • #10
                    Thanks for your input. For whatever reason I have just never heard of another one. Like I said, it's my favorite shotgun, and I hope I will be able to pass it on to my grandkids.

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