Remington 11-87 Issues?

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Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby thomas.c.mackey » Mon Sep 05, 2011 2:52 pm

Is anyone else having issues with there 11-87. Mine is 2 years old and i have been having nothing but problems with it. My gun will jam rounds, not eject properly and just flat out not work when i need it to. I didnt know if anyone else was having the same problems. And if so what did you do to have Remington fix it?
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby Remman » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:25 pm

is it the super mag model... i have had my 1187 for 13 yrs, no problems. :thumbsup:
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby PLP » Thu Sep 08, 2011 7:01 pm

My 3" 11-87 has worked flawless for 17 years.However my 2yr old 11-87 supermag is doing alot like yours..jammin,firing pin not working sometimes...etc..not what i expected
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby matt_3479 » Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:44 pm

I have heard a lot of issues with the new 11-87's which made me nervous after using a friends 10 year old 11-87 without a single issue. I went and got the maxus, and its awesome.
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby ktkeglovitz » Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:56 pm

i bought the 11-87 super mag waterfowl edition, brand new 2 months ago. i only had one successful hunt with it. the other 6 or so times i took it out it jammed every time i fired it. i have never been so disappointed in my life. i sent it in to remington to be fixed last week and now im waiting to get it back. the remington service representative i talked to totally blew me off and didnt show the slightest bit of concern. and now all im hearing is bad product reviews on the gun. cannot believe i wasted that much money on this gun
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby pistolpete » Sun Nov 27, 2011 8:37 pm

What size shells are you guys using? Mine only likes 3" and 3 1/2 " Steel. Never been able to shoot Lead or 2 3/4" Steel through it without jams.
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby woody3691 » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:10 pm

I have put almost 5000 rounds through my sportsman 3 inch in sixteen months and haven't had a single problem yet and my buddy shoots a supermag with nothing but problems
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby Rhett3454 » Mon Nov 28, 2011 12:40 pm

i had the same deal as you and then sold it and got a cheaper/better benelli super nova haven't looked back since.
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Re: Remington 11-87 Issues?

Postby thar31321 » Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:54 am

What are you cleaning it with? Rem Oil will lock one up in a hurry. Break it down and soak in some hot soapy water in a tub. Dry all parts off and spray everything down good with croil and reassembly.
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