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springy101
06-03-2008, 9:29 PM
http://images.andale.com/f2/122/127/12301129/2007/10/25/REMINGTON_STOCK_SET__1_6.jpg
http://item.express.ebay.com/Sportin...mdZExpressItem

Well, the price is right, which probably means it's junk. I thought I'd get some more opinions on it before I trashed the idea. One thing that scares me is that they don't tell you who actually makes the kit, so I sent the seller an e-mail asking. I also asked for some pictures of it actually installed on a shotgun. What do you guys think?

MAX100
06-03-2008, 9:40 PM
They sale the same kit at Cheaper Than Dirt and they have a picture of it on a shotgun.

The stock has a lot of drop but that is needed if you are going to install it on a shotgun with a bead sight. I hear the fore end will not hold up.


GC

Powerthirst
06-03-2008, 9:45 PM
Why would you want to do that to a shotgun?

Equivalent of putting the 4' spoiler on a honda...

SFFRONTMAN
06-03-2008, 10:15 PM
Pretty sure that kit is made by promag, and its complete garbage. Save your pennies and buy a mesa tactical adapter and a real stock.

steadyrock
06-03-2008, 10:16 PM
Why would you want to do that to a shotgun?

Equivalent of putting the 4' spoiler on a honda...

+1.

tazmanian devil dog
06-03-2008, 11:29 PM
Go with Mesa Tactical or Knoxx. You will be a happier camper. Especially if you plan to actually shoot the thing.

ar15barrels
06-03-2008, 11:38 PM
Garbage.

Baron
06-04-2008, 8:23 AM
Yeah I'd stay away from that one...

You may want to look at:
- Mesa Tactical - http://www.mesatactical.com/index.php?id=55
- Knoxx - http://www.knoxx.com/products/Knoxx_Products.php
- Cavalry Arms - http://www.cavalryarms.com/shotgunsystems.html
- OneShotTactical - http://www.oneshottactical.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=oneshot&Product_Code=FP-870SA&Category_Code=FP


Those are really your only options for quality stocks
Stay away from ATI and the like, they are cheap and will just make you want to buy another stock...

I have a Mesa Tactical with the Endine shot stock, but Knoxx is the best price for recoil reduction

duenor
06-04-2008, 9:48 AM
Fit only for ninjas.

Knoxx or Mesa. And, if you have a Mossberg 500/590, and you really want to go tactical - get the Knoxx Sidewinder kit. It adds detachable magazine capability to your rifle, and reliably as well. It's funny, but I have yet to see anyone with a Sidewinder kit on a 590A1. As soon as I get together the money I'm going to do it. I have the kit and 7 magazines already.