What is the difference between a Remington 870 Wingmaster and an Express?
Remington 870 Wingmaster with Left Handed Safety Button from Remington 870 Forum:
There are all kinds of shotguns you can choose from when it comes to self defense or hunting. The only thing shotguns have in common is they do a lot more damage to your target than traditional handguns. Most people these days use shotguns more for hunting rather than self defense, but there are still some old school gun enthusiasts who use shotguns for both. You might think that it doesn’t matter which shotgun you use for self defense, but there are some differences between certain shotgun types that could affect your decision.
1978 Wingmaster with 18.5 Mossberg barrel and Remington +2 extention from Rob65 from Remington 870 Forum:
Beautiful Remington 870 Wingmaster
tom has posted very nice photos of his brand new Remington 870 Wingmaster on Remington 870 forum:
Had already decided on Express, but after seeing the new Wingmaster – it just won me over. So, here is my brand new (at the moment fired 0 times) 870 Wingmaster (12 gauge magnum). Going to take it apart later, clean it up and then spend some time tomorrow at the range.
Looks lovely and I was surprised it actually came with a Limbsaver recoil pad from factory. The chamber looks rather rough, but I don’t have anything to compare it to (your thoughts)? Also, I noticed the bolt face had some red markings on it which I cleaned up, guessing from some testing at the factory.
Order No. 26927
Action Type Pump
Average Weight (lbs.) 7
Barrel Length (in.) 28″
Drop (Comb) 1 1/2″
Drop (Heel) 2 1/2″
Length of Pull (in.) 14 1/4″
Mag Cap 4
Overall Length (in.) 48 1/2″
Receiver Finish High Polish Blue
Sights Twin Bead
Stock Finish Hi-Gloss
Stock Material American Walnut
Barrel Type Light Contour
Vent Rib Rem -Choke