GUN installing extended mag tube on 870

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  1. Didact

    Didact I have no idea what I'm doing

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    Evidently mine has the 2 little dimples in the mag tube that retain the plastic piece. Need to dremel those out to allow the extended mag tube to work.

    Anyone done this?
     
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    GPK Groovy OT Supporter

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    I used a regular Craftsman hand file, was pretty easy.
     
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    I did mine. I drilled them out, then cleaned everything up with a Dremel, then cold blued it.

    Pay a lot of attention to getting the inside of the tube well smoothed out polished. When i first re-assembled mine the follower got hung up because I hadn't done a good enough job the first go around.
     
  4. Didact

    Didact I have no idea what I'm doing

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    Dremeled them out, blue it just a second ago. Will do a function check shortly after it dries.

    Now if I can just find a decent sling....
     
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    Don't forget to put a quality magazine clamp on it now!
     
  6. Didact

    Didact I have no idea what I'm doing

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    Ah, ordered a CQC sling with mounting hardware.
     

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