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Versa Max problem

Postby Flint » Fri Jul 20, 2012 4:11 pm

I just received a new Remington Vesa Max and found that barrel has a sloppy loose fit to the receiver which causes the barrel to rotate to the right about 1/32 of an inch + or - when the magazine cap it tighten. This causes the rib to be off center of the receiver.
If you have a Vesa Max check your gun and see if the rib is centered with the receiver and does the barrel have a loose sloppy fit. If you have any suggestions for correcting the problem I would appreciate hearing from you. I will be sending my gun back to Remington for repair in a few days. Thanks
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby The Drake » Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:25 pm

First i have heard of that. Send it back
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby War Wagon » Sat Jul 21, 2012 2:45 pm

Quality control at Remington. What a joke A guy pays lots of cash for a new gun and this is what they put out ? Remington going down the shitter
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby vertical_edge_800 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:34 pm

The cap is always coming loose on mine. Pisses me off.
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby Park Duck » Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:12 pm

Remington has fixed the cap problem. Call them and they will send you the parts free
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby War Wagon » Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:29 pm

Again....QUALITY CONTROL.....Dont put a product out there with all these problems. They barely got it off the ground and they had a Major recall. Now call them for a cap, whats next ??? Why would anybody put good money in a gun with all these problems ? I know I'm going to get blasted on what I said.....Lets here it...
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby steelheadslayer » Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:54 am

War Wagon wrote:Again....QUALITY CONTROL.....Dont put a product out there with all these problems. They barely got it off the ground and they had a Major recall. Now call them for a cap, whats next ??? Why would anybody put good money in a gun with all these problems ? I know I'm going to get blasted on what I said.....Lets here it...




No reason to get blasted, you said it like it should be. Maybe a little blasting, you should have wrote........Let's hear it....... :hi:
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby The Drake » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:01 am

War Wagon wrote:Again....QUALITY CONTROL.....Dont put a product out there with all these problems. They barely got it off the ground and they had a Major recall. Now call them for a cap, whats next ??? Why would anybody put good money in a gun with all these problems ? I know I'm going to get blasted on what I said.....Lets here it...


Quality control in 2012.........My Maxus broke a gas spring after 1.5 years and 1000 shells. Friends Xtrema 2 did the same thing and Beretta has had his gun for 7 months. Guy I hunt with bought a Franchi I-12, jammed like crazy they gave him a new one that one jammed, they refunded his money. Several years ago another friend bought a Benelli Nova, it shot 12" high and 12" left, took it back and got a new one. Guy I hunt with his new A400 jams with 3.5" shells. Another guys SX3 jams with light loads. 2 best friends had 11-87, wow, you want to talk about pieces of junk.

Welcome to the world of quality control.........
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby War Wagon » Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:56 am

I have to agree...we are now living in a world of Corporate GREED. Get the product out and we will fix it later ........ :sad:
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby POKER1 » Sun Jul 22, 2012 4:16 pm

War Wagon wrote:I have to agree...we are now living in a world of Corporate GREED. Get the product out and we will fix it later ........ :sad:


I guess they are all going down the chitter then. :lol3:
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby waterfowlhunter » Sun Jul 22, 2012 5:51 pm

I will start by saying that I would like to have a versamax to run a few rounds thru as they seem to be a good design.. But every one I have handled has a sloppy fitting barrel. IMO sloppy is if I can wiggle it around at all like the forend on the new maxus, SLOPPY. The Versamax feels to me a lot like the MP-153 and Remingtons version of it. Good ideas but poor manufacturing or possibly just poor final fitting. Even the action although it looks like a Benelli copy it feels gritty like the Russian guns always do.
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby Park Duck » Sun Jul 22, 2012 6:05 pm

Benelli "forends" are loose too. It's made like that for a reason. You got to have a little slack due to temp swings.
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby waterfowlhunter » Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:48 am

Park Duck wrote:Benelli "forends" are loose too. It's made like that for a reason. You got to have a little slack due to temp swings.



I have 4 of them and have had several more and not one of them is even a tiny bit loose. Also my gold and X2's are not loose. where did you come up with this? :huh: actually in years of being a dealer I have never seen a loose Benelli forend unless the cap was not properly tightened.
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby dwbiggs » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:20 am

Gotta Maxus in camo and the forend is fine...heard about loose ones on the early guns with wood stock. Haven't had a problem with mine no matter what load I shoot...can't be happier with the gun...so far. Have friend with VM and he hasn't had any problems with his.
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby 2500hdon37s » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:57 pm

my maxus has a very tight fore end as well, I took it out and tested it just after seeing posts in this thread. it only wiggled a slight bit when i really threw some force into it.
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Re: Versa Max problem

Postby waterfowlhunter » Sun Jul 29, 2012 7:47 pm

That is interesting bacause all the ones at the local dealer can be easily moved all around even the sporting clays models. I was going to buy the maxus sporting but after seeing how sloppy it was I decided aginst it. I am now looking at the Silver sporting versions. I can out your hand around the barrel and forend at the receiver and squeeze slightly and they move a lot (my lot might be someone elses little) on all the ones I have handled. plus you can move them fore and aft and they feel "springy". Just not for me :thumbsup:
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