What choke do I have?

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Tangthebay
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What choke do I have?

Post by Tangthebay » Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:53 am

I just bought a Remington 870 with a 28 inch barrel. I have no idea what choke it has. Is there any way to find out? What choke is best for slugs? Buckshot? Birdshot? How can you change the choke?

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Re: What choke do I have?

Post by Germansheperd » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:22 am

Did you buy any older 870 with a fixed choke or a newer 870 with a Remchoke barrel? Best choke for slugs is Improved cylinder although you can go modified. The rest is subjective and at what distances.

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Re: What choke do I have?

Post by George Foster » Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:36 pm

If you have a fixed choke barrel it will tell what choke constriction the barrel has on the left side. If you have a newer one with choke tubes take the choke out and it will be marked on choke constriction it is.

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Re: What choke do I have?

Post by Scorpion8 » Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:28 am

If it is a removeable Remchoke, it will state on the side of the choke and may also have the notches used to indicate choke right on the muzzle end. A picture would help.
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