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Posted: 8/9/2004 7:30:43 PM EST
Anyone have the chinese copy of the 870?    $200 for a truck gun
Link Posted: 8/9/2004 7:43:34 PM EST
A real 870 can be had for not much more than that.. I think it's well worth it given the differences (I mean, common. Chineese 870? for a truck gun of all things? Maybe for plinking, but no POS for applied use IMHO).
Link Posted: 8/9/2004 7:47:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/9/2004 7:48:53 PM EST by Andreuha]
For that matter, check an auction site. Since you're probably not going to be overly concerned about condition, etc. for something you keep laying around, here's something even cheaper than a chicom replica and will probably work alot better:

That's not my auction, I just posted that as an example of what to look for, if that's what you're after.
Link Posted: 8/9/2004 10:21:25 PM EST
Yeah go with the above option instead of supporting the Chinese army.
Link Posted: 8/9/2004 10:44:32 PM EST
I picked up one, paid 150 for it, and it came with a Surefire forend.  Cant really complain about the price.
Link Posted: 8/10/2004 10:57:03 AM EST
Center Fire Systems is selling used Remington 870 Police guns for $129.00.
These could use a metal and stock refinish, but most police guns are handled a LOT, and shot seldom.

I have a friend who bought a used Police gun locally.  It had heavy blue wear, and a dented and battered stock.
He refinished the metal with some spray and bake Brownell's finish in a parkerized-like color, and refinished the wood.

It's virtually unworn mechanically, and now looks like a Factory-new $350.00 gun.
Link Posted: 8/10/2004 4:14:12 PM EST
I have a norinco copy of the Ithaca.  Works fine, and looks great with a nice factory blueing job.
Link Posted: 8/10/2004 4:21:35 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/10/2004 7:59:25 PM EST

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
Nothing is sacred....from the people that brought you state sponsored massacres...

no kidding
Link Posted: 8/18/2004 5:39:36 PM EST
Yep, these things are cheap and cheaply made, but up here in Canada we can get them with leagal to carry 14" bbl.  Makes a great  Jeep gun, repelling borders that is.  Best of luck on the mag ban sunset.  R1
Link Posted: 8/18/2004 5:41:43 PM EST

Anyone have the chinese copy of the 870? $200 for a truck gun

Pay the extra dollars and get a real one. It's not much more.
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