A big plus on this shotgun is the 1 ¼-inch that Remington shaved off the length of pull. Remington engineers worked their magic on this concept and gave us the VersaPort system. An ounce and a quarter of #5s going 1400 fps is not a light load (I liked the way the #5s put down pheasants), but I didn’t hear the chatter about recoil I thought I would. A tasteful adornment on the grip cap or safety would be enough. Rossi’s new Tuffy Turkey shotgun …, Our resident shotgun guru applies his years of training and LE field experience with shotg…, Antler growth is already set, but providing key nutrients to your local deer now will cont…, The venerable 1911 is built for duty, but reliable performance and a long service life is …, The latest on-the-move firearm from Rock River Arms reaffirms that cross-compatible pistol…, Shorten the distance to long-range accuracy and save money in the process by Lou Patrick a…, Field Test: Remington’s Mighty V3 Shotgun. Remington had its sights set high, in my opinion, to top the Model 1100, as it was the darling of many shooters and hunters for several years—a natural pointer and reliably soft shooter. Interestingly, a friend who is also the former chief of wildlife management for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, reported the same point of aim/point of impact variance. The 11-87 is a more advanced design than the 1100. The “git ‘r done with one” shotgun by Larry Case “Hey, boy…hand me…, TSS shot has changed the turkey hunting landscape.
A shorter stock when sitting is definite advantage as you are less likely to be “crawling up the stock” trying to get a bead on a gobbler. The bottom line here may be that I shot a lot of rounds in different versions of the V3. The Remington Hypersonic Steel loads we shot on the Arkansas are screamers at 1700 feet per second and are certainly not light loads.
In its present configuration, it looks generic. The version made available to me was black synthetic. The prettiest camo and lots of gizmos on a gun mean nothing if a semi-automatic shotgun will not cycle every time under the worst conditions. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Stevenvalleyky Member. The shotgun cycled every brand of ammunition and ejected empties a surprising distance. Copyright © 2020 Field & Stream. It breaks heavy to a bare finger, but it is about right for safe shooting with gloved hands. The drop at comb is 1½ inches, and the drop at heel is 2-7/16 inches. Remington V3 Recoil Chart. by John Zent - Monday, August 29, 2016. Bryan Hendricks, an avid shotgunner, is the Outdoors Editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock, Arkansas. One nice V3 feature is a magazine cutoff at the end of the loading ramp. I like them. Be it new tactics for hunting or customizing your firearm - we cover it all! It also turned out that even with light target loads, the Remington V3 kicks harder than the Versa Max or the Winchester SX3 semi-auto. Other criticisms include the vents on the top of the forearm funnel gas upward into your sightline. The safety is also slightly oversized, and the loading port has been enlarged with some relief cuts for easier loading and fewer pinched fingers. 2 steel shot. Joined: Jan 5, 2017 Messages: 220. They are made by Carlson and are marked as such. One of the issues you may not have thought about is what if the person doing the gun review genuinely does like the firearm they are looking at?
I saw the Waterfowl Pro model in action in duck blinds in Arkansas and they seemed to stand up to all the swamp mud and Labrador drool we could dish out. All of Remington’s new Pro Series V3 shotguns feature an oversized bolt or charging handle and an oversized bolt release. One caution on the 1100, a lot of receivers are the 2 3/4 size but there are some 3" barrels that will fit it. Forty-two hit the lower quadrant, and 31 hit the right quadrant.
2 steel shot. Field & Stream may receive financial compensation for products purchased through this site. Remington won a industrial manufacturing award for the quality control standards for the 11-87.
Could You Catch a Fish with Your Bare Hands? Receiver is shorter than Versa Max so the balance is near center and it feels lively. In the interest of reliability and maintenance, the Remington V3 return springs are inside the receiver.