Cutting Down the Hogue Stock for Shotguns

Hogue short LOP stock was too short for me for competition use (but great for home defense) and standard stock was a little too long. So I decided to remvoe half of inch for a perfect fit. Watch the video.

How to Cut Shotgun Stock, Instructions with Photos

Clamp stock in padded vice, measure and mark the stock.

Measuring and Marking the Hogue Stock
Measuring and Marking the Hogue Stock

Cutting Hogue Stock with a fine-toothed Hecksaw:

Cutting Hogue Stock with Hecksaw
Cutting Hogue Stock with Hecksaw

Sand the stock:

Sanding the Hogue Stock
Sanding the Hogue Stock

Drill holes for the screws increasing drill to 9/64″ diameter:

Drilling Holes for Screws, Hogue Stock
Drilling Holes for Screws, Hogue Stock

Sand the buttpad to required size and you will have shortened Hogue stock:

Shortened Hogue Stock
Shortened Hogue Stock

You can also get the Grind to Fit buttpad to get a perfect fit.

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 Rem870.com blog and forum is to have a compilation of information about the Remington 870 shotgun in one organized, accessible place.

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