Remington 870 Front and Rear Rifle Sights Installation and Removal

Remington 870 Front and Rear Rifle Sights Installation and Removal

There are several posts about Williams Fire Sights on Rem870.com:
Williams Gun Sight Company: Remington 870 Universal Ghost Ring Firesights
Williams Gun Sight Company: Remington 870 Fiber Optic ACE IN THE HOLE Sight Review
Remington Ghost Ring Firesight Set by Williams Gun Sight Company, Inc.

I decided to try another type of Williams Fire Sights on my Remington 870 with rifle sights:

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ATI Talon Aluminum Remington 870 Forend Review and Installation

ATI Talon 5-Sided Aluminum Shotgun Forend

ATI Talon aluminum forend will work with Mossberg, Remington, and Winchester shotguns. This forend looks extremely good on Remington 870. It is surprisingly lightweight and gives user lots of options and different accessories.

The only disadvantage is complicated installation with several adapters. But this needs to be done only once and then you can benefit from all the interesting features of the ATI Talon Forend.

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Remington 870 Safety Replacement

Safety Switch Retaining Pin

This is updated instruction about Remington 870 safety button replacement. It is more detailed and also has better photos.

When you want to replace the safety button of your Remington 870 you will want to install an oversized safety button. This will allow you to disengage the button more easily, especially if you are wearing gloves or are in a stressful situation where you may lack focus and concentration.

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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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