shotgun ghost ring sights

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 …

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 …

We wanted to replace the Scattergun Technologies’ Trak-Lock II ghost ring rear sight with a Vang Comp Systems rear sight on one of our Remington 870s.  In order to do that, the holes for the Scattergun Technologies sight needed to be plugged.  While plug screws …

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 …

Shotgun Ghost Ring Sights Shotgun ghost ring sights provide rapid target acquisition when operating in a big game hunting or defensive environment.  Utilizing a large rear aperture that “ghosts” when the shooter focuses on the front sight, ghost ring sights are a relatively inexpensive upgrade that provide the shooter enhanced performance.  …