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advantage1one
08-19-2008, 1:02 PM
I have a fairly new Remington 870 12 ga. with a straight stock and I'd like to install a pistol grip stock on it. Is this difficult to do? Are there any instructions I can look at to give me the procedure? And can anyone recommend a specific brand...there seems to be so many to choose from... Thanks in advance for any info...

vinny_land
08-19-2008, 1:56 PM
Knoxx specops

gmcal
08-19-2008, 2:41 PM
I recently installed a Speedfeed IV-s on my 870. Used phillips screw driver to remove the recoil pad on the old stock. Then used a long handle flat tip screw driver to remove the long screw(?) that holds the stock on the receiver. Reverse the process to install the new stock. I like the IV-s because it has a shorter length of pull. I'm not a small person, but I like a shorter shotgun for HD use.

This 870 has the same stock as mine:

http://www.remingtonle.com/shotguns/870pmax.htm

5968
08-19-2008, 2:57 PM
Taking the stock off and putting a new one on is pretty simple as gmcal stated. I had a speed feed on my 870, but now it wears a knoxx stock. They are both worth checking out.

IH8CALAWS
08-19-2008, 3:18 PM
Speedfeed all the way

advantage1one
08-19-2008, 4:55 PM
Thanks for all the info...I'll check them all out...much appreciated

advantage1one
08-28-2008, 11:23 AM
Hi everyone...it's me again...I received the Speedfeed 4-S stock and like you all said it was no problem at all. However, when I installed the rubber recoil pad that came with it, it was about 1/4" short...the holes lined up OK but at the bottom end (the thinner end) it was short and won't cover the entire butt end. The other question I have is that there is a large opening in the bottom of the pistol grip section - the instructions say something about plugging the hole with a rubber plug (?) but none was included. Any thoughts on this? Thanks once again for your help...your input is invaluable.

gmcal
08-28-2008, 9:07 PM
Can you take a picture of the recoil pad and post here? Are you sure you have the top and bottom right? I left the bottom of the pistol grip open, no plug came with mine either.

Guntech
08-28-2008, 9:10 PM
It is pretty easy to do.

gmcal
09-10-2008, 3:37 PM
Have you resolved the issue? BTW, took my 870 out with the 4s stock and it is great. Feels like it makes the shotgun much faster to handle.

UBFRAGD
09-10-2008, 4:47 PM
Shoulda.........
Knoxx SpecOps!!!:D

dlouie87
09-10-2008, 7:28 PM
i have a cheap ATI one....not too bad.

pretty easy install.

scottmandue
09-20-2008, 3:52 PM
I recently installed a Speedfeed IV-s on my 870. Used phillips screw driver to remove the recoil pad on the old stock. Then used a long handle flat tip screw driver to remove the long screw(?) that holds the stock on the receiver. Reverse the process to install the new stock. I like the IV-s because it has a shorter length of pull. I'm not a small person, but I like a shorter shotgun for HD use.

This 870 has the same stock as mine:

http://www.remingtonle.com/shotguns/870pmax.htm

What brand of forend is on that 870?

Patriot
09-20-2008, 3:57 PM
What brand of forend is on that 870?

I'm going to take a shot in the dark :p and guess it's this one:

Surefire® Weaponlights™ (Model 618 FA)-a 6V Shotgun tactical light

gmcal
09-20-2008, 3:58 PM
Surefire 618, which is also on my 870. Nice and bright. There is (was?) also the 918 which is brighter.

scottmandue
09-26-2008, 12:07 PM
Okay so reading comprehension was not my strongest class in school!:sleeping:

I’ll do a search on the surefire 618

I have read some people complaining about the Knoxx SpecOps and “cheek slap”… I also see they have a cheek pad you can get for the SpecOps… does that help or hurt the problem?