Thanks to Choate Machine & Tool for the stock and forend for review. Thanks to Tommy Geraci, one of the blog readers for making this review!
Nice shotgun from Remington 870 Forum:
Even the most experienced shooters realize that recoil can change the way they shoot. Some shooters will develop a flinch because of the expected recoil, which reduces accuracy and can cause the butt to slam into the shoulder instead of allowing the entire body to absorb the recoil. Low recoil loads are not always an option because of the reduced range and impact. Another option is a recoil reducing stock.
Now I can tell you more about this product because I finally had a chance to test it on the range. Small advice – try to shoot from the hip level first, this way you understand what recoil you need to control and will not smash your teeth with pistol grip as some guys on YouTube do.
Magazine Auxiliary Defense System for 1911 Magazines
Review by Jonathan Paul
I was recently contacted by Vitaly of the Rem870 Blog to review a new firearm accessory created by M2 Corporation called the Magazine Auxiliary Defense System. M2 currently has the MADS available for both the Glock and 1911 platforms, this product overview was based solely on experience with the model intended for use on 1911-style pistols.
On initial inspection the MADS is a piece of injection-molded polymer with two mounting holes and a pair of aggressively-serrated edges. It weighs virtually nothing and mounts simply to the two holes located on the bottom of most (all?) 1911 magazines with two Philips-head screws.