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I love rebuilding old Remington 870 shotguns.  The rattier the donor gun, the more I enjoy it.  In this article the donor gun is an old 20-gauge Remington 870 Express that was used as a hunting gun for a number of years.  We decided to …

A shortened stock is one of the more common firearm modifications encountered.  Often a shooter will need a shorter length-of-pull because he or she has a smaller frame, is younger, or wants a faster handling firearm.  In some applications, such as law enforcement, where officers …

Quite a few respected trainers have been suggesting the use of small red dot sights on tactical and defensive shotguns.  In theory, the single focal plane of a red dot sight should make for rapid target engagement.  Additionally, rifle shooters who are already using red …

7 Tactical shotgun upgrades

July 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Pump action shotguns, like this Remington 870 Police, provide an excellent base for customization. This gun is equipped with Vang Comp Systems ghost ring sights, Speedfeed 870-L reduced length of pull stock, Aimpoint H-1 red dot sight, Surefire fore end, and Wilson 1 shot magazine …

Custom Remington 870 Defense Shotgun

May 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Custom Remington 870 Defense Shotgun A couple of years ago we posted a step by step tutorial of a tactical shotgun build.  In it, we took a beat up Remington 870 Express and turned it into a cutting edge tactical shotgun.  Recently, we set out …