Remington 870 Tactical Packages

When you need a tactical shotgun, you want one that is equipped for the job. Just the sheer meaning of tactical, 'of or occurring at the battlefront', can provide you with an idea of how serious a situation may be when there is a need for a tactical weapon. In a situation like this, you want reliability and quality at your side. Remington 870 Tactical shotgun packages have evolved over the years to meet the demands of our ever-changing world. Proven quality of the Remington 870 Tactical shotgun has led to the US military and many law enforcement organizations coming back year after year for more tactical accessory packages and models. In an attempt to protect family and home, citizens of the USA have followed their lead and are actively engaged with converting their Remington 870 into a tactical shotgun.

The Remington 870 Tactical shotguns are essentially a modified 870 pump action shotgun, providing many options for add-ons and a promise of a sure shot each time you pull the trigger. The Remington 870 Tactical is a top choice among law enforcement agencies as well as those using firearms for personal home defense.

Remington 870 Tactical packages typically utilize either the 18.5 inch or 20 inch barrel, but occasionally a 22 or 24 inch barrel is used. It's preferred that your magazine is the same length as your barrel, to give you maximum shotshell capacity to minimize reloading. Depending on the installed magazine, it might be necessary to purchase a 2-shot (or greater) magazine extension, depending on barrel length.

Barrels should be equipped with some type of sighting. Due to their durability, one of the first things you will notice is the Remington 18.5 inch tactical barrel comes with the XS front blade sight. The sight works with the XS Ghost Ring to quickly and accurately locate the target. The XS Ghost Ring sight rail mounts to the receiver and is fully adjustable to handle various windage and elevation conditions. Not only do the sights and barrel provide this shotgun with the “tactical look,” but so does the fore-end.

If you're looking for a factory-produced tactical shotgun, Remington offers the Versa Max Tactical Shotgun. The best thing about this shotgun is its sheer simplicity - its ingenuity makes it reliable. The shooter simply has to point and shoot. There are no knobs to turn or rings to flip over. It has a stunning 8+1 magazine capacity, an oversized bolt release button and bold release. The oversized trigger guard allows for easy operation, especially important when gloves are worn. The Versa Max is available with a Picatinny rail, further widening the options for attachments and accessories. It has been referred to as a “soft shooting” 12 gauge. Not only would this weapon be perfect for tactical purposes, it would hold its own at any three gun competition.

Loaded with options to optimize performance, Remington 870 tactical shotgun packages offer sports enthusiast quality and reliability. When faced with a need for a tactical weapon, having a dependable weapon could mean the difference between life and death, making it an obvious reason why many turn to Remington 870 tactical packages.