The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > The Smithy

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 27, 2021, 01:30 AM   #1
Gunn Smithy
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 11, 2011
Location: CA's central valley
Posts: 101
870 forend not lining up????

Howdy folks: Before they got really ridiculous in price (if not already there?) I decided to go on GunBroker and get me an 870 shotgun to go with a Royal Arms Breacher 20" barrel. I also wanted mag extension and mounts for a green laser designator. The grip I wanted was one of the Sidewinder grips and I wanted a forend to match. I tried a couple but none was made of the same or similar hard plastic. So I was able to get a factory Remington synthetic 870 stock and forend. Yes I'm collecting a pile of take off parts as well as unused aftermarket parts that I'll box up and send to Numeric Arms after all is done.

I managed to get a sweetheart of a shotgun for just under 700 bucks. It's a wingmaster that by the serial number was made in the late 1980's if that matters? I also bought the expensive version forend wrench from Brownells. It's the one that pilots off the inside of the mag tube so you're lined up when you go to start threading the forend nut on. Problem I'm having however is there is enough slop in the forend wrench (side to side?) that the plastic (I think) is holding the nut off center??? This is just a guess of course. I've installed the original wood forend a number of times as well as a Hogue overmolded forend with absolutely NO problems, but the factory plastic forend......NO such luck. Any suggestions besides using another forend. Smithy.
__________________
Salvation is through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and in Him alone.
Gunn Smithy is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2020 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Page generated in 0.03957 seconds with 10 queries