Do you like to hunt turkeys or other types of fowl? If so, then try to add the Dead Ringer Beard Buster Sight to your shotgun. This sight attachment will make it easier to see your target in dark or dim environments. This is a circular sight that gets attached to the rear and high front sight which replaces the factory sight of the shotgun. The front sight is designed to be universal since it can fit vent rib shotguns that are 3/8, 1/4, or 5/16. The Beard Buster is compatible with almost all the popular shotgun brands, including Remington, Beretta, Winchester, Ruger, Mossberg, Weatherby, and more.
If you own a Remington 870, Remington 11-87, or Remington 1100, and you want better accuracy when shooting slugs, then you will want to upgrade your weapon’s factory sear spring with the lighter spring. You can read about Remington factory sear springs available in previous review: Remington 870 Sear Springs (Light Pull, Standard, Police (Heavy))
The ATI Top Folding Stock for pump-action shotguns looks like a copy of the old Remington law enforcement top folding stock. However, the big difference is that it’s made out of plastic. These plastic parts are a disadvantage to the stock while its compact size is an advantage.
The shotgun magazine tube extension and magazine tube follower is very important for reliable feeding but there is one element which is often overlooked by shotgun owners. The magazine tube spring is one of the very important elements which can dramatically improve feeding. Either that or it can be the cause of numerous malfunctions. Many no-feed problems are often caused by short or weak magazine tube springs.
There are many manufacturers of the magazine tube springs but I think that there are only two companies which manufacture the best magazine springs for shotguns: Nordic Components and Wolff Gunsprings. These two companies are well known for their high-quality firearm related products. Wolff Gunsprings makes many types of gun springs including magazine springs for shotguns. This company is well known for their springs and many shooters choose their products. Nordic Components makes magazine tubes and magazine springs for firearms. Their springs quickly became popular because they are well made, include protective coating, and don’t weaken over time.
I decided to try the EasyHit light gathering sight on my Benelli Supernova shotgun because I’ve heard a lot of positive feedback about it. Champion EasyHit can be attached to Remington 870 or any other shotgun which has vent rib.
Good sight is extremely important because you use it every time you shoulder a shotgun. There are a lot of sights you can choose for the vented rib barrel. There are magnetic sights, and sights that you attach using a screw or adhesive strip.
Recently, Cabelas started selling firearms (including Remington 870) online. Now Brownells sells firearms too.
Shotgun ownership requires you to perform maintenance and cleaning on your weapon every so often. If you use your shotgun frequently then a lot of lead particles and residue are going to build up inside the barrel. If you don’t clean these residue particles out then it could affect the overall functionality of the weapon. So you need to periodically take it upon yourself to clean the bore in order to preserve the life of your weapon.
The Remington M870 and M1100/M11-87 Shotguns, A Shop Manual – is the best gunsmithing ebook for Remington 870 fans. Most of the owners will not need all the information in this book but it will be priceless for gunsmiths or owners which prefer to do the repairs themselves.
One of the most popular shotgun accessories you can add to your existing shotgun is a scope. This gives you the ability to see far away targets and increases your accuracy tremendously. However, not all scopes are the same which is why you need to purchase a high-quality scope that gives you the most features possible.
Optic sights are a form of firearm sight technology which gives the shooter an image in their sight scope that is aligned with their aiming point. This image is basically a crosshair that allows you to easily aim at your intended target. The idea is to align the crosshair so that the middle of it is covering the target you want to shoot.
Now there are numerous kinds of sights available including telescopic sights, reflector sights, and holographic sights. The most commonly used one is the telescopic sight (scope), which is an optical telescope that magnifies the sight in front of you and paints a crosshair over it. You’ll find telescopic sights on many devices besides firearms such as surveying equipment. Scientists even use them on their bigger telescopes which are known as “finderscopes.”
Testing chainsaw grip for shotguns. Turned out that it won’t work with Remington 870 with rifle sights :) because rear sight is not alllowing for hand to work the forend.
If you ever wanted to build a trench shotgun like the ones which were used during World War this article wil be useful for you.
One of the readers researched if it is allowed to build a slam fire shotgun. Be sure to check this with your local authorities.
cv0lv0g0 posted photo and information about his slam fire 870 shotgun on Remington 870 Forum: