Remington 870 Firing Pin Removal

Remington 870 Firing Pin Retaining Pin emoval is one of the procedures which you need to do to replace broken firing pin or firing pin retractor spring.

Firing pin or Firing pin retractor spring replacement is needed if they are broken. Inspect them every time you clean your shotgun.

Here is how broken firing pin retractor spring looks like:

Remington 870 Firing pin retractor spring
Remington 870 Firing pin retractor spring

Broken Firing pin:

Broken Remington 870 Firing Pin
Broken Remington 870 Firing Pin

How to Remove the Remington 870 Firing Pin

1. Knock out the Firing Pin Retaining Pin.
2. Take out the firing pin and firing pin retractor spring
3. Reverse the process.

Remington 870 Firing Pin Removal – Video

Remington 870 firing pin:
Firing pin retractor spring:

Vitaly Pedchenko

My name is Vitaly Pedchenko, I started this blog and forum to share information, tips, photos, and advice about the Remington 870 shotgun, accessories, and upgrades. Now I also own AR-15 rifle and MP5 pistol caliber carbine. I am firearms instructor, competitive shooter and IPSC Range Officer. I participate in practical shooting and 3-Gun competitions because they are the best way for me to test equipment and upgrades under stress. I am member of the PRACTICA shooting club. I also participate in REAGO, which provides Tactical Combat Casualty Care training. The main purpose of the blog and forum is to have a compilation of information about the Remington 870 shotgun in one organized, accessible place.

One thought on “Remington 870 Firing Pin Removal

  • 06.01.2015 at 21:46

    In terms of the Mossberg 500, it is not necessary to purchase a different Mossberg shotgun in order to increase capacity. Mossberg offers a 7+1 setup which involves a 7 round magazine tube and 20″ barrel. The setup comes with an extended spring.


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