Rem 870 Express

Tactical, combat, military, law enforcement and home defense use of a Remington 870 shotgun.
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flyinb44
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Rem 870 Express

Post by flyinb44 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:25 pm

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Pretty simple build. I started with an 870 express sythetic and added:

Mesa Tactical high tube conversion with enidine mil spec buffer tube
Magpul CTR stock, MIAD grip, RVG front grip
FAB Defense tri-rail forend
Streamlight TLR-1s weapon light

Im still trying to decide on raised sights. If anyone has any thoughts I'd welcome suggestions. Thanks
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Re: Rem 870 Express

Post by flyinb44 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:36 pm

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Re: Rem 870 Express

Post by Synchronizor » Fri Jan 17, 2014 4:29 am

How does it shoot with the Magpul stock? It seems like the recoil of a 12ga would be less than fun when delivered to your shoulder via a stock intended for a small-caliber rifle with a gas system.

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Re: Rem 870 Express

Post by flyinb44 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:21 pm

I haven't had the opportunity to get it to the range yet. I was thinking the same thing though, which is why I opted to go with the hydraulic compensating buffer tube. It supposedly reduces felt recoil up to 75%. Have no experience with them so I'll keep you updated

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Re: Rem 870 Express

Post by Zebra62 » Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:24 pm

Synchronizor wrote:How does it shoot with the Magpul stock? It seems like the recoil of a 12ga would be less than fun when delivered to your shoulder via a stock intended for a small-caliber rifle with a gas system.
OUCH!! (with other colorful explitives) comes to mind.
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Re: Rem 870 Express

Post by Synchronizor » Fri Jan 17, 2014 1:45 pm

Oh yeah, I forgot that Mesa Tactical's Enidine tubes were recoil-reducing. I haven't seen many folks here running one of those, I understand it's a pretty spendy piece of kit.

I'd be interested to hear what you think of it.

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