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Old 04-15-2009, 03:46 AM   #1
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Got an old remington 870 wingmaster barrel. The gun sat in my grandfathers garage in a bag and got really rusted. the barrel is pitted pretty bad but it works. the inside is clean. since the barrel is blued should i consider having the barrel milled down to 18" for home defence and buy a longer barrel for hunting or should i have the original barrel re-blued and buy a home defence barrel?
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Old 04-15-2009, 04:05 AM   #2
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If it was me, I would buy a 18" for home defence.
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Old 04-15-2009, 08:12 PM   #3
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You can probably buy a new barrel for almost the price of re-bluing the old one, that's what nice about the 870s, spare parts everywhere and cheap. You probably can locate a used barrel in good shape and save a little $. Cha-ching.
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