View Full Version : Junior buying an 870...
August 19, 2009, 06:38 PM
Junior stopped into the local pawn shop and put an 870 super mag on layaway for $217. In his opinion he said it looked "real clean" and felt "nice and tight"...
August 19, 2009, 09:20 PM
August 19, 2009, 09:36 PM
I later learned it is an "express" super mag with synthetics... Still a decent price if it passes muster under pop's scrutiny.
August 20, 2009, 12:59 PM
An 870?? Sounds like that ol' teenage rebellion thing to me, what with Dad being pretty much a Mossberg guy... :p
Decent price, though. Good for Junior. :D
August 20, 2009, 01:34 PM
Oh, I won't spit on a remington... But I told him I will help him learn how to tear the gun apart to clear a double feed...:D
August 20, 2009, 09:59 PM
Not a bad price at all these days. Doublefeeds? You say that like it's a bad thing... :( Maybe I need to pick up a 500 next time I get the OK from the boss.
August 20, 2009, 10:07 PM
Now he just needs a heat shield, sum side saddles and an extended mag (pistol grip stock too?). Surely Pops will talk sum sense into 'im.
I got my Express fer one single bill from a fella that had just upgraded to a Browning double. I talked to him a few months ago and he said that Browning was stolen from his house and he though he offer that $100 for his old gun back. I politely declined.:D
August 20, 2009, 10:30 PM
WHERE DID YOU GO WRONG??
Congrats on Junior's fine purchase. Just keep reminding him that just because it has a 3.5" chamber, doesn't mean he HAS to fire 3.5" shells. :).
His shoulder and his wallet will thank you.........
August 20, 2009, 11:09 PM
He said he laid the down payment to shoot deer in front of a buddy's deer dogs... I tried to offer him the Marlin 336c and he said "Naw I wanna hit the deer":rolleyes: Silly kid... in ten or fifteen years I will no longer be here and he will be asking... " I try to pattern my gun but after 20 3 1/2 inch slugs I am all over the paper"... Ya'll just remember to remind him..."yer daddy, ye' ol' hogdogs didn't need such novelty gizmo rounds"...
August 21, 2009, 12:05 AM
I love the 870, but over a Marlin 336c??? Thats crazy... Congrats to the kid.
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