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.

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Remington 870 Malfunctions Clearance (Double Feed, Stove Pipe…)

Remington 870 Stove Ppipe

Remington 870 is the most dependable shotgun in the world but it also can have malfunctions. The faster you fix malfunctions the better. This is extremely important in home defense situation when every moment can cost a life.

Knowing and being familiar with common Remington 870 malfunctions is priceless and extremely important. This post will help you understand what can happen with your shotgun and will help you fix malfunctions fast.

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10 Must Have Upgrades for Your Remington 870 Shotgun

Surefire Forend for Remington 870

If you are a novice gun owner with a Remington 870 then you might not realize how many upgrades and accessories are available for your shotgun. You should take advantage of these upgrades instead of sticking with the factory version of your shotgun because they can help make the shooting experience more pleasant and increase your accuracy at the same time.

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Remington 870/1100 Non-MIM (Machined) and Volquartsen Extractors

Extractor Installation on Remington870

One of the simplest ways to improve your shotgun’s performance is to change a standard MIM (Metal injection molded) extractor with non-MIM (solid steel) extractor. Steel extractors are used on the Remington 870 Police shotguns because they are more durable and allow heavy use of a shotgun.

An extractor is a part found in most firearms. It removes the spent cases from the ammunition that gets fired after you pull the trigger. With Remington 870/1100 extractors, you can use a non-MIM or a MIM extractor for the shotgun. MIM stands for metal injection molding. Newer Remington 870/1100 shotguns use MIM extractor. But the good news is that you can replace the MIM extractor with a Non-MIM extractor.

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