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  1. Remington Quality Improvement

    General Gun Related Off Topic Stuff
    Bought a Remington 870 today, and I think the quality got a lot better than it has been. I checked out a synthetic and a wood one, ended up with the wood one, and I'm happy with it. I put about 50 shells through it and the only slight issue is the ejection is a little weak...I stovepiped once...
  2. Quality Years

    General Gun Related Off Topic Stuff
    I've always wanted a Remington 870 but there's no secret the quality is gone. I held a few in the shop and the stocks were ill-fitted to the receivers, and they just simply feel ugly. I still like the 870 over other models, and they used to be good years ago. That being said, what year did the...
  3. My 2013 357. Update.

    Hi. I was just kicking around in the .22 forum and thought I would just post a quick update on the 2013 1894 C I bought new, made in Ilion New York stamped on the barrel. I shoot about 150 rounds a month with it and have done so since I bought it. Lead heads and my own cowboy action load. It...
  4. Mossberg 500 or Remington 870?

    New to owning guns, thought I'd seek advice from more seasoned shooters... Remington 870 or Mossberg 500? Definitely know that I want a 12ga pump but which would you recommend and why? I'm partial to the 870 because I've used it before and I know it's a comfortable gun, it's been trusted by...
  5. Hello from England

    Welcome New Members
    Hi all, Have recently bought an 1894 .44 Remington built from 2016. Very happy with quality apart from a couple of minor points. Fitted with an Athlon red dot sight for fast acquisition target shooting down at the club, and shoots very nicely with my .44 Mag home loads. Look forward to getting...
  6. Marlin Quality Since Remington Buyout

    The 45/70 Govt.
    I have been looking into the Marlin 1895G for a couple weeks now. This will be my first Marlin and I'm a little hesitant because of the things I have heard since they got bought out by Remington. Has the quality gotten better since? I put a Marlin 1895G on layaway this weekend. Has the 18.5"...
  7. Looking for X7/XS7 Components for a Custom Build

    The Marlin XL7/XS7 Boltaction Centerfire Rifles
    As the title states, I am in search of X7/XS7 components to complete a custom build. The base model rifle is actually a Remington 783. Go ahead, let me have it. After discovering from Darkker and others that the bolt heads between the 783 and the X-series rifles are interchangeable, I began a...
  8. Remington Arms. A company of character or apathy?

    UPDATE 3 (2/9/2015) This is absurd. Got the 7600 back today, still has all the same issues. The only difference? They installed the single factory part that I had lost. It is just the assembly tube, which in a 7600 is nothing more than a glorified nut that holds the barrel to the receiver. Our...
  9. FS: 1970 Marlin 35 100 year Anniversary Model 17365

    1970 Marlin 35 100 year Anniversary model with fancy grade walnut stock and high polish blue metal. This rifle is in very good condition and I'll include several boxes of ammo with it. $500 OBO in the Dillsburg area. *LOCAL SALE ONLY*
  10. Need help picking a new scatter gun

    Okay, looking to "retire" my hand me down A5 as it was a given to me by my now deceased Dad. Would just like to clean it up and take it out for trap on occasion. So, I would like to stick with a semi auto, primary use of squirrel and rabbit, occasional use on dove/quail, and possibly turkey...
  11. Excellent intro to a great gun

    Welcome New Members
    Hi everybody! Just wanted to pop my head in and say hello. I recently purchased a used Marlin XL7 in .30-06 with a no-name scope already mounted on it. A short trip to my buddy's backyard showed the scope was spot-on. My first evening out hunting I managed to bring home not one, but two young...