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.
I just got back from my elk trip to Colorado and must say that I learned quite a bit about hiking in that one trip. I researched all I could on the internet and thought I was prepared going out. For the most part I was but I want to pass on a few major things I learned that helped me drastically!
1. Pack light. I know this may sound like common sense but believe me. After reading everyone's advice on what you need to pack, chances are your pack will end up weighing more...