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Old November 18, 2000, 06:30 PM   #1
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Can anyone help me here. Picked up new wood forearm for my 870. Now I need to figure out how to remove the synthetic arm from the rails....Thanks in advance.
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Old November 18, 2000, 07:40 PM   #2
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You will need a fore end wrench. You can obtain one through Remington, or Brownell's. It costs about $30-$40.
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Old November 19, 2000, 07:32 AM   #3
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i made one by simply taking a piece of water pipe and hack
sawing the two sides to get the notches that fit in the lock ring,i then chased them down to fit with a file,drill a hole on the top to slip a piece of bar thru to twist it with as well.theyre not screwed on that tight and it worked ,saved myself the $$ in ten minutes work for a one shot deal of changing them once.
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Old November 19, 2000, 08:45 AM   #4
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I use a set of needlenosed pliers to change a couple of forends. Open them up, insert the tips in the notches and twist.
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Old November 19, 2000, 12:27 PM   #5
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Changed mine without special tools.
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