This overview of the most common sidesaddles available on the market today. I have tested several the most popular sidesaddles for Remington 870 shotgun:

  • TacStar 4-Round Sidesaddle
  • Mesa Tactical 6-Round Sidesaddle
  • S&J Hardware 6-Round Sidesaddle
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    Hogue Stock and Forend Installation on Remington 870

    I am preparing new review of the Hogue stock and forend and recorded Hogue Stock and Forend Installation on Remington 870 video:

    What other videos would you like to see? Please leave a comment.

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    I’ve heard this myth several times: “if you have a pistol grip stock installed on your Remington 870 you must remove the stock in order to pull the trigger assembly out”. That’s not true. Here is very simple trick which will save you a lot of time. You can pull out trigger group even if you have pistol grpip stock installed.

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    Review of the Blackhawk Knoxx SpecOps Stock Gen III for Remington 870

    This is new review of the Knoxx SpecOps Stock, Forend and PowerPak. It has completely new photos and video.

    This stock is one of the best choices for shooters which just bought their shotgun. This stock compensates recoil and you can spend more time on the range. Later when you become experienced shooter you may decide to install simple stock without recoil compensating systems. I have used Knoxx SpecOps stock for a long time and really liked it.

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    How to Polish a Remington 870 Chamber, Video, Instruction

    Polishing a chamber on your Remington 870 is a good idea if you want to make it even more reliable.

    This simple one-time procedure will make chamber as smooth as possible and will guarantee that you will not have problems with extraction of fired shells.

    You will need: polishing compound and Dremel felt polishing wheel, add polishing compound on felt wheel and polish chamber accurately. I have chosen felt polishing wheel because it is difficult to overdo this procedure using it.

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    How to Change a Safety on a Remington 870 Shotgun, Video, Instruction

    I have posted an instruction on How to Change a Safety on a Remington 870 Shotgun some time ago: Remington 870 Safety Replacement.

    Here is video on How to Change a Safety on a Remington 870 Shotgun:

    Warning: Make sure that shotgun is unloaded and safety is engaged.

    1. First of all you need to disassemble your shotgun and take out the trigger plate assembly.

    2. Place a finger over the safety detent spring hole and push the safety detent reataining pin out.

    IMPORTANT: The detent spring is under pressure and it may jump out of the hole if you will not place your finger over the detent channel.

    3. Carefully allow safety detent spring and ball to drop from safety detent channel.

    4. Remove the old safety button and insert the new safety from the right side.

    5. Reinstall the safety detent ball and spring, depress the safety detent spring into safety detent channel and replace the retaining pin with the pointed end first.

    6. Test new safety.

    7. Reinstall the Trigger Group Assembly.

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