My 870 Tactical Build

Tactical, combat, military, law enforcement and home defense use of a Remington 870 shotgun.
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My 870 Tactical Build

Post by JBall » Mon May 06, 2013 9:10 am

BTW you can use the Magpul Forend with the Mesa 20"rail /heatshield and sights like you mentioned. It does add some weight but with a Foregrip the reduction on recoil is nice and so is never touching a hot barrel LoL. Here is an example with my SHTF/Home defense shotgun. Lastly will be adding a Trijicon reflex when the $$ is right.
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Re: My 870 Tactical Build

Post by Automag » Sun May 26, 2013 5:41 am

I like the way your Mesa 20" rail/sidesaddle looks. I 'm really tempted to get one of those myself. I have the same thing on mine, except its rail is only 5". I like the way the full length acts as a heat shield, and the option to add battle sights as well as a red dot. Looks like you got your tac light, it looks great how you've got it mounted. Very cool setup!
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Re: My 870 Tactical Build

Post by Automag » Sun May 26, 2013 5:49 am

Very nice Rem Tactical setup quincy07. I put a gg+g follower in my 870 with a Wolf HD spring. I love the difference, from the factory plastic follower, feeds like a dream! Your 870 looks great!
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Re: My 870 Tactical Build

Post by Synchronizor » Wed May 29, 2013 12:49 am

quincy07 wrote:The tube extension came w/ Wilson Combat's follower but I didn't like how long it was, seemed to defeat the purpose of the extension cause the follower was almost as long as the extension.
+1 extensions mostly serve as a place for the magazine spring to compress into, shells don't extend up that far, so as long as the tail is shorter than the solid (fully-compressed) length of the spring, it won't cut down on capacity. You can check this by installing the follower and testing your capacity with and without the magazine spring (when testing without the spring, only remove the spring, keep all other hardware - spring retainer, extensions, spacers, etc - installed). Use the same empty shells each time, and mark on the last shell (which can't be inserted completely) how far you can get it into the magazine.

If the capacity with the spring is less than the capacity without the spring, the tail is not affecting your capacity.

If the capacity with the spring is the same as the capacity without the spring, it means the tail is long enough to hit the back of the magazine before the spring is fully compressed, and you will gain capacity by shortening it.

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Re: My 870 Tactical Build

Post by rem70 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 5:04 pm

nice setup looks good. im looking for a 870 tactical right now to turn into a defense gun have another 870 but is my turkey gun.

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Re: My 870 Tactical Build

Post by Automag » Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:16 am

Yo quincy07, do wann sell the stock set that came w/your gun. If you do PM me and let know what you'd take for both. I can't afford too high a price, but maybe we could work something out.
BTW you're 870 looks great with your upgrades.
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