870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

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870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

Post by rem870express » Sat Sep 19, 2015 3:31 pm

I was looking for the best
Remington 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock.
What are you opinions on ones that will fit the 20 Gauge?

The one I came across so far was this one:

Choate Adjustable Side Folding Stock Remington 870 20 Gauge Light Weight Steel and Composite Black
Product #: 745954
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http://www.midwayusa.com/product/745954 ... site-black

I just want to get others opinion before getting one to make sure this is the best one for a Home Defense folding stock as far as quality!So many choices just not sure what to get. :B3

I know they also make this adapter that is supposed to allow you to choose from more stocks
http://mesatactical.com/products/lucy-1 ... k-adapter/

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Re: 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

Post by Banshee » Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:22 pm

Not trying to be a smart ass, but what is wrong with the standard full stock that came on it? :?: Most folding and or collapsing stocks are wobbly, ill fitting and not comfortable to shoot. Have you considered a youth length stock for HD?

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Hogue 20ga 12 inch length of pull stock
https://www.hogueinc.com/store/products ... 2-lop/8443
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Re: 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

Post by rem870express » Sun Sep 20, 2015 12:46 am

Banshee wrote:Not trying to be a smart ass, but what is wrong with the standard full stock that came on it? :?: Most folding and or collapsing stocks are wobbly, ill fitting and not comfortable to shoot. Have you considered a youth length stock for HD?

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Hogue 20ga 12 inch length of pull stock
https://www.hogueinc.com/store/products ... 2-lop/8443
I have considered this I am just trying to make it fit next to my bed in a small safe

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Re: 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

Post by AF Shooter » Tue Sep 22, 2015 1:00 pm

rem870express wrote:I was looking for the best
Remington 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock.
What are you opinions on ones that will fit the 20 Gauge?

The one I came across so far was this one:

Choate Adjustable Side Folding Stock Remington 870 20 Gauge Light Weight Steel and Composite Black
Product #: 745954
745954.jpg
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/745954 ... site-black
Choate makes good products. I've had a couple of their Mag extensions and they were really good quality. I saw that stock you pictured in a local gun store (but for 12ga), it was there for a customer to pick (in the box) up and laying on the counter. They let me check it out, and it was pretty nice. I really liked it; it felt sturdy and well made. It locked into position firmly and had no play in it at all.
I just thought i'd throw my 2 cents worth in on that particular Stock. I think you'd like it, and there's not too many "tactical" type stocks made for the 870 20ga. Might be just the ticket for what you're trying to do. Good luck buddy!
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Re: 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

Post by aegusto » Wed Sep 23, 2015 1:04 am

Don't do it! Save yourself money and pain! Why do you need a folding stock on a shotgun, especially a 20 gauge? Chop the barrel to 18", chop the stock to a 12" LOP, use the factory laminate furniture, and you'll wind up with something that looks like this:

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It will be light, short, and handy as well as comfortable to shoot. Avoid the Hogue short stock. It is hollow plastic and enhances recoil. Stick with the heavier factory wood. (Don't ask me how I know this stuff.) The pic is not my shotgun, by the way. I opted for this front sight and skipped the buttstock shell holder. Otherwise, mine looks pretty much the same. Here are the part numbers from Remington Country for the 20 gauge magazine extension:

Magazine Extension Bracket Screw (F93463)
20 Gauge Magazine Tube Extension Assembly - 18", +2 Shot, Black Oxide (F400683)
20 Gauge Magazine Extension Tube Coupling, Matte (F400424)
20 Gauge Magazine Extension Bracket with Swivel (F400622)
Magazine Spring Extension, 7-Shot (F94645)

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Re: 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

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Re: 870 Express 20 Gauge Folding Stock Home Defense Help?

Post by aegusto » Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:50 am

That one does not fold, it telescopes. What's the LOP fully compressed?

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