Firearm & Gun Forum -

Firearm & Gun Forum - (
-   Gunsmithing Forum (
-   -   Help! 11-87 magazine tube came out (

QuackShack01 12-18-2011 03:58 PM

Help! 11-87 magazine tube came out
Hunting yesterday and my shells where not cycling correctly so I took my remington 11-87 premier apart just to find out the magazine tube was half an inch further out then normal, gave it a gentle tug and it came all the way out of the reciever.

Is this something I can fix or does a gunsmith have to do it? It looks like it was maybe silvered or clued in?


hiwall 12-18-2011 05:00 PM

Remington recommends returning to the factory for this repair.

MidnightExpress 12-19-2011 02:23 PM

Found the quote below on The High Road forum and similar responses on a few other sites.


It has to heated (torch) and silver-soldered or brazed in. The receiver & new tube will have to be re-blued.

Hookeye 01-02-2012 04:09 AM

What about that new Loctite black?

hiwall 01-02-2012 12:49 PM

"What about that new Loctite black? "

Axxe55 01-02-2012 01:49 PM

i would return it to Remington if under warranty, or find a good gunsmith if it wasn't. that way it would be repaired properly. improper repairs, or shoddy workmanship isn't something desired in your firearms as is can make them unreliable at best and very dangerous in the worst way.

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:29 PM.

Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.