GUN Adding a pistol grip to a Remington 870 Express

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  1. springy101

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    I want to add a stock with a pistol grip just like this one, but I don't need the forend. Any places have just the stock with pistol grip cheaper than Cabelas ($80).
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    i think you can buy a speed feed pistol grip stock without the fore end. Try midwayusa.com
     
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    Since all I want is to add a pistol grip, is there any way to keep the original stock and add on the grip?
     
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    check brownells.
     
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    Everything is $20-$40 more. :sad2:
     
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    *hint* FFL-03 C&R *hint*
     
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    also how hard is it to switch stocks around on the 870, was thinking bout doing it to mine
     
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    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    I'm also wondering that, with a quick check on my gun the only thing I saw were two round headed screws on one side of the receiver.
     
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    870 is very easy to change the forend. never did the rear stock, but i think it's just a bolt.
     
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    brownells has the choate pistol grip stock for $57.00 if you have a FFL-03 C&R.

    stock# 159-000-002
     
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    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    No C&R for me, 2 more years.
     
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    well maybe if you know someone that can order for you. it's a decent savings... sactown is pretty big, maybe another local oter can help you out?
     
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    rear stock is easy, 2 screws for the recoil pad then 1 bolt for the stock.

    no, you can't add a pistol grip to the oem stock. just get the speedfeed. it's the least tacticool of the pistol grips that i've seen and it works great.

    make sure you get the correct LOP (i.e. if youre short go ahead and get the sort one)

    eta: check arfcom ee, i picked up my speedfeed iv-s rear stock only for 40 bucks shipped.
     
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    The fore end needs a special wrench. It's like a super broad flat head. You can probably find something to work such as a piece of flat bar, or a wood chisel. I'd get the tool it's just a few bucks.

    The stock is two phillips screws for the recoil pad, then a big flat head for the stock. Your going to need a long flat head with a very broad tip.
     
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    Oh I also like to radius the top and bottom corner of the recoil pad. I really grind them down so that you can mount and unmount the gun quickly without snagging on your shirt/jacket. I also replace the recoil pad with a limbsaver (called the R1 or something for the remington.)
     
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    if i was swapping fore-ends every day I'd get the tool. But I only had to do it once, so I took a bar of 1/8" steel and went at it with my dremel, and bench grinder. Worked great.
     
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    maybe when you do it, you can make an EDU it on
     
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    Always ensure firearms are unloaded before working on them. Check twice, three times... Whatever. Make sure it's safe!
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    You can see two holes on the buttpad. Use a philips screwdriver to remove the screws through these holes.
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    Remove top screw.
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    Remove bottom screw.
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    Buttpad should come right out.
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    Inside of the stock, you will see a flat-head bolt about half-way through. Unscrew it.
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    Voilia! Your stock is removed. Easy as pie.
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    fuck zee pistol grip, knoxx spec ops FTW
     
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    Strait stock is the fastest for shot to shot recovery. The pistol grip stocks work well for weak hand reloading. I was an early adopter of the knoxx stock, I cannot recommend them. I returned mine for a refund. It just spreads out the recoil impulse which may feel softer to some, but when we shot splits against a timer it was slower.
     
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    competition is an entirely different world. a pistol grip gives (IMHO) better control of the weapon. ymmv
     
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