SOLD FOR: $705
Make: Izhevsk Mechanical Plant
Export: Baikal, Russia
Import: Remington Spartan Gunworks.
Serial Number: 052791064 R
Year of Manufacture: 2005
Gauge: 28 GA / 2 ¾” Shotshells
Action Type: Over / Under, Top Break Shotgun with Ejectors & Single Selective Inertial Trigger
Markings: The left side of both barrels are marked with Izhevsk Manufacture Marks and “05”. The left side of the upper barrel is marked “28GA 2 ¾”. The right side of the upper barrel is marked “SPARTAN SHARPES, FL”. The right side of the receiver is marked “SPR 310”. The bottom of the lower barrel is marked “READ OWNER’S MANUAL / BEFORE USE”. The left side of the block is marked “14,01M(0,25) / 14,0IC(0C15)” with a proof. The bottom of the lug is marked “0527 / 91064 / R”. The right side of the block is marked with an Izhevsk Manufacture Mark and “05”, “ IZH-27 EM-IC / 28X70 72MPa”. The inside of the handguard is marked “91064 R”. The inside of the receiver is marked “1064” with several proofs. The tang is marked “052791064 R”. The buttpad is marked “SPARTAN / GUNWORKS / BY Remington”.
Barrel Length: 26.5”. Vent-Rib.
Choke: Fixed CYL-28.
Sights / Optics: The front of the serrated rib has a silver bead.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece checkered walnut with traditional pistol grip, straight comb, and black rubber recoil pad. The foregrip is checkered with a release-lever in the belly. The LOP measures 14.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. Overall, the stocks are in about Excellent condition. There are no cracks or chips. The lockup is firm with no play between the forend and the barrels. Please see photos for a better understanding of the stock’s condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The smooth bores are bright. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This shotgun retains about 99% of its metal finish as original. The markings are clear. The screw heads are sharp with strong slots. Overall, this shotgun is in about Excellent condition. This shotgun appears unfired. Please see our photos for a better understanding of this shotgun’s condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly including the ejectors. The safety functions properly when manually set. We have not fired this shotgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards. The break open action is smooth and the lock up and trigger pull is crisp. The mechanical trigger functions properly. First trigger pull fires the first barrel and then second trigger pull fires the other.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.
Our Assessment: The Izhevsk IZh-27 Remington Spartan Gunworks SPR 310 28 GA is a versatile and well-crafted shotgun that brings together the Russian firearms heritage of Izhevsk and the reputable Remington brand. This shotgun is designed to offer reliable performance and elegant aesthetics, making it a popular choice among shotgun enthusiasts and hunters.
Chambered in 28 gauge, the IZh-27 SPR 310 delivers a perfect blend of manageable recoil and effective firepower. The 28-gauge cartridge is known for its lighter recoil compared to larger gauges, making it an excellent option for shooters of various skill levels, especially those who value precision and accuracy in their shots.
The IZh-27 SPR 310 features a break-action design, which is both simple and reliable. This design allows for easy loading and unloading of shells, making it well-suited for hunting or clay shooting. The shotgun’s over-under configuration provides the advantage of quick follow-up shots, thanks to the two barrels.
The craftsmanship of the IZh-27 SPR 310 is evident in its fit and finish. The shotgun is built with quality materials and attention to detail, resulting in a gun that is not only functional but also aesthetically pleasing. The checkered walnut stock adds a touch of elegance and improves grip and control, while the blued barrel and receiver contribute to its classic appearance.
The collaboration between Izhevsk and Remington brings together the expertise of two renowned firearms manufacturers. While the IZh-27 SPR 310 showcases Russian craftsmanship, the association with Remington assures shooters of reliable performance and durability.
Overall, the Izhevsk IZh-27 Remington Spartan Gunworks SPR 310 28 GA is a fine example of a well-designed and well-built shotgun. It offers a balanced combination of gauge, design, and craftsmanship, making it a sought-after choice for those who appreciate quality firearms for hunting, sporting, or recreational shooting.