Pheasant can be tricky birds. Some flush so far off you have to squint to see them. Others explode in front of you. It can wear on your nerves. The last thing you need to be worrying about is your choice of shotgun. But it is an important choice. Which one is right for you?
If you haven’t yet gotten your hands on one of Magpul’s shotgun stocks, you’re missing out. It is an ideal match for the Remington 870. The venerable tactical pump gun just may have found its perfect incarnation, the ideal blend of for and function.
If you ever intend to use your tactical rifle or shotgun as it was intended, you will need a good sling. Larry Gann, CEO of Button Sling, designed and made the first patented single point slings. And the keep getting better. button Slings are easy to install, easier to use, and made in the U.S.A.
ATI keeps coming up with new ways to improve on the classics. Their line of shotgun accessories is getting deeper and more functional. Their latest for the 870 is the perfect balance of form and function.
The Remington 870 Express Tactical Magpul is a new model of their existing Express Tactical with a set of Magpul’s latest furniture. It’s not a clear win, though.
Humidity eats up steel. Imagine what happens when steel is exposed to salt water and sand. If you need a shotgun on your boat, material considerations are even more crucial. But several manufacturers make some corrosion resistant versions of their best scatter guns that are perfect for use on the water.
The darkness can be intimidating. A light on a shotgun forend can make a big difference. These lights on the shotguns we’re shooting do a great job of illuminating potential threats and make using a shotgun at night much easier.