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#5908502 - 09/01/15 09:22 PM Shotgun issues
Blue drake Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/08/12
Posts: 115
Loc: Hog eye duck hole
Won a remington 887 nitro mag at a waterfowl event a few weeks ago. Took it out today for first day of dove and the gun started acting up. It basically quit ejecting shells and locking up so they can't be loaded. If I taped the butt with the shell rellease button pushed it would free it up. Any ideas on what to do or who to take it to. And Yes I did clean it well before shooting. I am east of rockwall. Thanks in advance

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#5908507 - 09/01/15 09:24 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
Jacob645 Offline


Registered: 07/19/09
Posts: 1415
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX
You need to probably use 3" magnum shells for the first 2 boxes.

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#5908563 - 09/01/15 09:45 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
ChanceHuiet Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/23/08
Posts: 100
Need to shoot heavier loads to break the gun in. My Beretta A400 xtreme was same way.

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#5908639 - 09/01/15 10:23 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
#Hayraker Offline
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Registered: 01/19/08
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Loc: Texas
Shouldn't have to break in a pump. Unfortunately Remingtons are junk
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#5908657 - 09/01/15 10:31 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
ljm1013 Offline
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Registered: 08/04/12
Posts: 101
http://887recall.remington.com/
Was looking into the issue and came across this just a fyi

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#5909001 - 09/02/15 09:04 AM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
oldoak2000 Offline
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Registered: 09/16/07
Posts: 2041
Loc: Denton, TX
Originally Posted By: Blue drake
Won a remington 887 nitro mag at a waterfowl event a few weeks ago. Took it out today for first day of dove and the gun started acting up. It basically quit ejecting shells and locking up so they can't be loaded. If I taped the butt with the shell rellease button pushed it would free it up. Any ideas on what to do or who to take it to. And Yes I did clean it well before shooting. I am east of rockwall. Thanks in advance


Lotsa issues with that model.
I was thinking about buying one and 'upgrading' to 3.5 (walmart clearance $250) - but did some research and GLAD I didn't.
Jamming issues. 'Click' (firing issues). 'Sensitive' to how you 'hold' the gun, or 'Sensitive' to how you pump it. Really?
Gonna keep my OLD wingmaster 870 that works flawlessly.

Best advice is for you to sell it (for what you can get for it) , and buy a 870 for dove.

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#5909016 - 09/02/15 09:11 AM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
Navasot Offline
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Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 25909
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Gota make sure you eject all the way... most the problems come from not fully pumping the gun... I got one... its not had an issue one
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#5909183 - 09/02/15 10:28 AM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Navasot]
TexasEd Offline
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Registered: 09/27/07
Posts: 5000
Loc: Cedar Park, Texas
Originally Posted By: Navasot
Gota make sure you eject all the way... most the problems come from not fully pumping the gun... I got one... its not had an issue one


so you're saying it's the doctor not the scalpel?
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#5909712 - 09/02/15 03:19 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: #Hayraker]
whitewing maniac Offline
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Registered: 06/19/13
Posts: 6686
Loc: Katy, Tx
Originally Posted By: #Hayraker
Shouldn't have to break in a pump. Unfortunately Remingtons are junk


Whatever dude
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#5909750 - 09/02/15 03:37 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: TexasEd]
wal1809 Offline
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Registered: 08/26/05
Posts: 10838
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: TexasEd
Originally Posted By: Navasot
Gota make sure you eject all the way... most the problems come from not fully pumping the gun... I got one... its not had an issue one


so you're saying it's the doctor not the scalpel?
roflmao
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#5909822 - 09/02/15 04:16 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: whitewing maniac]
#Hayraker Offline
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Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 11669
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: whitewing maniac
Originally Posted By: #Hayraker
Shouldn't have to break in a pump. Unfortunately Remingtons are junk


Whatever dude


Listen chief, I just report the news you decide
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#5909829 - 09/02/15 04:23 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
Posts: 3861
Loc: texas
Ah, so your a news reporter. I'd watch your 6, might have a disgruntled ex co-worker wanna shoot you peep
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#5909845 - 09/02/15 04:34 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
Esh and Hattie Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/05/14
Posts: 310
Loc: N Texas
umm, yeahhh.

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#5909858 - 09/02/15 04:44 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
FWBanger Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/13/09
Posts: 467
Loc: DFW
My neighbor had similar issued with his new pump. I checked it and noticed that the barrel wasn't fully seated. Take the barrel off, be sure nothing is obstructing it from seating, put it back on, tighten the screw most of the way, lightly tap the butt on the ground to ensure it's seated, then tighten down the barrel screw.

There's no need to shoot heavier shells to "break in" a pump shotgun. I have heard a lot of bad stories regarding Remington's latest products. Their wingmaster is an excellent shotgun but their newer models have had a lot of issues.
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#5910090 - 09/02/15 06:51 PM Re: Shotgun issues [Re: Blue drake]
Gacman Offline
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Registered: 09/30/08
Posts: 1694
Loc: Austin, TX
I sold both of my expresses and have been looking for an old wingman ter for a couple of years.

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