Removing Magazine Tube 870

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SONNYG
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Removing Magazine Tube 870

Post by SONNYG » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:16 pm

Greetings All; newbie here.Checked a few forums but unable to find the info needed.

How do I remove the magazine tube on an 870 Tactical, thanks.

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Re: Removing Magazine Tube 870

Post by Banshee » Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:06 pm

In a nut shell, you can't, it is silver soldered in place.
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Re: Removing Magazine Tube 870

Post by Synchronizor » Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:01 pm

Yeah, as far as home tinkerers are concerned, an 870's magazine tube is essentially predominantly-attached. A trained gunsmith with specialized tools and jigs can remove & install magazine tubes if the original tube becomes irreparably damaged, or cut-down and re-thread a tube for a shorty build or use with non-standard barrels, but it's not something you're going to be able to pull off at home with a hammer and a pair of pliers.

Why do you want to remove your mag tube?

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