The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Dave McCracken Memorial Shotgun Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old December 20, 1999, 01:27 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: September 10, 1999
Posts: 118
I've noticed that there several websites appear to have incorrect information concerning the specifications of the Remington 11-87P (Police) autoloader.
One example is from the IWBA: International Wound Ballistics Association.
The IWBA's publication "Tactical Briefs, Volume 2 No. 9, September/October 1999" purports to provide information to civilians about the availablity and specs for the 870P and 11-87P. This article states: "The 11-87P fires 2¾-inch 12 gauge shotshells only."

I've seen numerous sites state that the 11-87P is available in 2-3/4" only. This is NOT true. My 11-87P is marked for 3" magnums as has been the case with every 11-87P I've personally examined. What gives? Where are these people getting their information from? These oversights do not do much for their credibility.

Just an observation.
DesertRat is offline  
Old December 21, 1999, 01:03 AM   #2
Join Date: July 8, 1999
Location: S.F. Bay Area
Posts: 41

I just went and checked mine...

The left side of the barrel says "12ga. For 2 3/4 or 3 INCH SHELLS" Maybe the "or" confuses some of these people?

YeeDude is offline  
Old December 21, 1999, 11:00 AM   #3
Shawn Dodson
Junior member
Join Date: December 16, 1998
Location: Titusville, FL, USA
Posts: 1,030
The information on our web site was taken directly from a Remington Law Enforcement and Government Sales catalog. In addition, the 11-87s that my agency purchased are chambered to fire 2 3/4" shotshells only.

I'll check with Remington to verify the specs and makes changes as necessary.

If you find an error or false information on our web site, please send us an e-mail so we can investigate and correct it. Thanks!

FYI: IWBA and FTI are not affiliated with one another.

/s/ Shawn Dodson
Firearms Tactical Institute

[This message has been edited by Shawn Dodson (edited December 21, 1999).]
Shawn Dodson is offline  
Old June 1, 2000, 10:08 AM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: March 12, 2000
Posts: 1,092
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Shawn Dodson:
I'll check with Remington to verify the specs and makes changes as necessary.[/quote]

What was the outcome of your call, Shawn? The link on your website seems to be dead. (?)

JNewell is offline  
Old June 1, 2000, 10:39 AM   #5
Senior Member
Join Date: January 21, 2000
Posts: 823
I always thought it was the Remington 1100 autoloader that could only take 2.75" shells -- wasn't the 11-87 supposed to be the autoloader with the self-adjusting gas system, able to accommodate both 2.75" and 3.0" shells?

jthuang is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2017 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.07125 seconds with 7 queries