The Model 870 pump-action shotgun is ultimate in strength, durability, silky-smooth bind-free action, and sleek classical lines. It is the heart of the Model 870's landmark dependability and durability a receiver machined from a single block of solid steel. From this foundation of impeccable strength is a smooth-shooting, rock-solid action that would still be hailed as an advancement. Like all Model 870 shotguns, this workhorse features a receiver milled from a solid billet of steel for maximum strength and reliability. The silky-smooth twin action bars prevent binding and twisting so that you'll always have the chance to get off a second shot. Its solid, dependable action makes it Americas favorite, and our continual upgrades make it the most advanced, well-rounded family of pump shotguns around. Along with continually evolving designs, this shotguns superiority is a matter of rugged dependability, great pointing characteristics and versatility. In fact, the Model 870 has been the standard for slide-action performance for more than 60 years. Built on Rem's legendary pump action that's become the gold standard for high-risk applications, the Model 870 Express Tactical with a quick pointing 18 1/2" barrel and includes an extended ported Tactical Rem Choke. It packs a full 7 rounds of 2 3/4" or 3" 12-gauge firepower with the factory installed 2-shot extension. The Model 870 Express Tactical with XS Ghost Ring Sights is optimized for rapid target acquisition and precise shot placement with the XS blade sight and XS Ghost Ring sight rail (fully adjustable for windage and elevation), which accepts optics and sight systems as well.