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MatchGrade
September 17, 2005, 12:48 PM
I just bought my first gun (870P) and I'm thinking I should have gone with the 11-87P with ghost sights. What do you guys think.

Cactus
September 17, 2005, 01:12 PM
Why do you think you should have gone with the 11-87? You can add ghost ring sights to your 870 quite easily, and the total cost should still be less than for the 11-87.

leadcounsel
September 17, 2005, 01:14 PM
Not enough info....

I think you're talking about the Remington 870?

Not a good sniper or varmit rifle. Also not a good handgun.

However, it's an excellent choice in shotgun :D

I own an 870 and it's a real workhorse and excellent for nearly any HD scenario and is a good short distance hunting shotgun too. Longer barrels are $100 for longer range hunting.

Besides, it was probably $300 or less. Like I tell my friends when ordering dinner at a restaurant when they cannot decide; "It's not your last meal!"

Same is true with this. It's not your last gun purchase. It's just one for your new collection. Save up and buy something new soon.

Coop de Ville
September 17, 2005, 02:51 PM
I sold my 1187P with grings and ended up buring the 870P 20" with rifle sights. Just had Wilson Grings added and speed feed 4 stock set. I love it and it shoots well.... but

I wish I had my 1187P :)

There's really nothing the 870 can't do.

Best, Coop

MatchGrade
September 17, 2005, 10:10 PM
I think I like the idea of being able to fire off rounds without having to pump. I watched a guy at the range firing his 11-87P and it looked so fun.

Rich636
September 18, 2005, 12:03 AM
If you really want that 11-87 you might see if you can return the 870 and eat the 15% restocking fee or whatever if they will take it back.

Don't settle if it's not what you want. If this is a gun for fun/collecting then you should feel passionately about it. :)