Magpul SGA Stock and MOE Forend for Remington 870 Review

Magpul SGA Cheek Riser

Magpul SGA stock, MOE forend and accessories for Remington 870 shotgun quickly became extremely popular after their release in 2011. Magpul is a well known manufacturer of high-quality accessories and upgrades for firearms. Remington 870 line of products is not an exception. Remington 870 SGA stock and forend were that popular that Magpul released the same furniture set for Mossberg shotguns. Magpul Hunter 700 stock (for Remington 700 rifle) which was introduced later has the same design and features. Remington even introduced Remington 870 Magpul Edition with Magpul stock and forend. That means that most of the users of Magpul SGA stock and MOE forend for Remington 870 were more than happy.

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Remington 870 Vang Comp Systems Magazine Extension Tube Review

Vang Comp +2 extension installed on non-standard mag tubes with 18.5” barrels

Thanks to Synchronizor for this review.

Founded in 1990 by gunsmith Hans Vang, Vang Comp Systems, Inc. offers a variety of gunsmithing and refinishing services, but is perhaps best known for the system of barrel modifications that they offer for combat shotguns. The company also produces a handful of tactical shotgun parts and accessories, including a line of magazine extensions. Vang Comp’s shotgun accessories have an overall positive reputation across the shotgunning community for quality and durability, and their Remington magazine extensions, offered in +1 and +2 varieties, are popular choices for combat and defensive 870 builds. They are also notably used on Nighthawk’s extremely high-dollar custom combat 870s.

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Remington 870 Wilson Combat Magazine Extension Tube Review

Remington 870 with Wilson Combat Magazine Extension

Thanks to Synchronizor for this review. You simply cannot find more in depth review of Wilson Combat (Scattergun Technology) extension. This is very detailed, indeep review of Remington 870 Wilson Combat Magazine Extension. You can read previous review here: Remington 870 +2 Magazine Extension Review

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LaserLyte Center Mass Laser on Remington 870 Shotgun Review

LaserLyte Center Mass Laser pattern

This is very interesting upgrade I’ve had a lot of fun with. LaserLyte Center Mass projects a ring of eight green laser dots with one green laser dot in the center and many smaller dots. The circle grows at one-inch per yard and you can see approximate pattern of s shotgun shot with birdshot or buckshot.

LaserLyte Center Mass is very compact, lightweight and easy to use.

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Remington 870 +2 Magazine Extension Tube Review

Remington 870 Extension Finish

Thanks to Synchronizor for this fantastic review!

One of the attributes that makes the venerable Remington 870 so flexible is the fact that its magazine can easily be expanded without having to change out the barrel or the base magazine tube. It’s not surprising then, that magazine extension options abound for the 870, and an extension is often one of the first things to be considered when planning a build.

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Budget Upgrades for Remington 870

ATI Pistol Grip Buttstock

This is article which was requested by many Remington 870 owners and finally I have found time to write it.

This post is about budget upgrades for Remington 870, you are not going to find Ghost Ring sights for $200+ or forend with flashlight for $300+ here. This post is how to upgrade your Remington 870 shotgun without robbing a bank.

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7 Remington 870 Upgrade Ideas for Less Than $20

Wilson Jumbo Head Safety

Here is the list of the most affordable yet really important upgrades for your Remington 870 shotgun.

1. Carrier Latch Spring ($4.84)

Carrier elevates the shell and it will be held there until the bolt can push it into the chamber. Carrier dog spring upgrade upgrade ensures positive feeding when using heavier rounds.

Carrier dog spring upgrade is very simple. It is as important as extractor replacement. Many custom Remington 870 shotguns have better carrier dog spring.

You can get heavier carrier dog spring for just $4.84 here:

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5 Best Aftermarket Stocks for Remington 870

Mesa Tactical Urbino Tactical Stock for Remington 870

The stock of the shotgun is truly the most attractive part of the weapon. Not only is it the most noticeable when you first see the weapon, but it also provides the shooter with certain benefits which help their stability and accuracy. Obviously, not all stocks are made of the same material or cut into the same size. There are all kinds of sizes, materials, and shapes with the stock choices on the market these days. You just need to be able to figure out which stock is going to be comfortable for your body type and preference. However, if you are upgrading another shotgun by replacing its factory stock with a better-quality stock, you have to make sure the new stock you purchase is compatible with the model of your shotgun. Otherwise, the stock won’t be able to fit properly onto the receiver. Sometimes, it is recommended that you purchase a stock from the same company that made your shotgun because this will increase its chances of being fully compatible.

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