870 or Supernova

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870 or Supernova

Postby MarkM » September 17th, 2009, 7:15 am

Looking to buy a new shotgun that will do double duty as a turkey/waterfowl gun. I have narrowed it down to a 870 or the Supernova. I like how the 870 feels but I have heard that there has been some isssues with some of the new ones. What whould you guys pick between these two guns?

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RE: 870 or Supernova

Postby Steve_In » September 17th, 2009, 2:35 pm

For me the 870.  I would be interested in the 870 issues, I have not heard of any.  The new 870's I have looked at and handled are pretty much the same as my 20+ YO Special Field and my buddies 40+ Wingmaster.  I see more accesories for the 870 in shops and online than any other shotgun.  I will stick with my 870 and recomend them.
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RE: 870 or Supernova

Postby mark hay » September 17th, 2009, 3:03 pm

870,,,,hands down[:D]

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RE: 870 or Supernova

Postby thundrchikin » September 17th, 2009, 4:23 pm

You'll never go wrong with a 870.I've shot one for years never had the first problem.

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RE: 870 or Supernova

Postby allaboutshooting » September 18th, 2009, 6:31 am

Hey Mark,

Welcome to the T&TH forum. Glad to have you here.

It's just hard to beat the Remington 870! It's a time proven gun and has been pointed out, there are so many ways to "customize" it to meet your needs.

I'm also a Benelli Nova fan. I've owned one since they came out and found it to be a very reliable shotgun that needs little in the way of maintenance. The bore is chrome-lined and most of the exterior is plastic coated, so rust is not a problem.

I'd go with whichever gun feels the best to you. You won't go wrong with either.

"If he's out of range, it just means that he has another day and so do you."

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RE: 870 or Supernova

Postby 1Morgan » September 23rd, 2009, 3:29 pm

Save your shoulder and get the 870
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