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Old November 16, 2000, 07:11 PM   #1
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I bought a new 870 and would like to know how to change out the keyed safety to one of the old style and if I can do it? Where can I get the parts to do it and what would it cost?I bought the express model for $219.00. Is that a decent price? sj
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Old November 17, 2000, 06:58 AM   #2
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S, the aftermarket jumbo safeties will interchange, or see if there's one down at your local gun shop. As I understand from calling Remington, the older style safeties will not be offered as a part item.

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Old November 17, 2000, 04:35 PM   #3
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http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/2997/870.html
see my page on this, if you get the vang large head you have to round the plunger for the saftey for it to work, the old ones had a ball detent, new ones a plunger with an oval shallow face that needs rounding off.details and more on my site......yes you did get an excellent price,mine is the express mag version in black matte.
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Old November 17, 2000, 07:41 PM   #4
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Old Hawk,thanks a lot for all your information and links. I sure appreciate it. sj
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Old November 18, 2000, 01:43 PM   #5
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anytime sj........
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Old November 22, 2000, 02:43 PM   #6
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keyed safety

I bought one of those big head safeties and put it on in about 10 minutes,no problem. better than that pc piece of s***.
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