Remington manufactured at least seven different semiauto shotguns from 1905 to 1963, when the Model 1100 was introduced. Approximately 62,000 Model 878 Automasters were made between 1959 and 1962.
The Remington Automaster shotgun was available in 12 gauge only with a 26-, 28- or 30-inch barrel (a vent rib was optional). In average condition, a Model 878 Automaster will retail in the $150 to $175 range. You can add 15 percent if it has a 26- or 28-vent-rib barrel with modified choke.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...