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picksbigwagon

remington 870 mounts

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picksbigwagon

Okay, I got a low profile (projection type, not a tube style) red (Contact Us Please) "scope". I bought a b-square mount, but my problem is that when I bring the gun up, I have to raise my cheek up to almost the top of my jaw. Now before I run a 12 ga. slug down the tube, will I take a tremendous jolt to my face due to the fact that my cheek is not in on the stock?

Also, does anyone know of a mount for my 870 that doesn't give you 1/2" rise from the receiver?

thanks for the help

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carpshooterdeluxe

theres a company that makes a removable pad for shotgun stocks to use scopes with. cant remember who though.

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picksbigwagon

I forgot to mention that I have a thumbhole stock on my shotgun right now so I am not sure if the stretchy sleeve will work

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harvey lee

picks, very nice looking slug gun. cool.gif Almost to nice a looking to scratch up in the woods.

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picksbigwagon

after beating the brush with it last fall grouse hunting, she still looks brand new. It is amazing how hard (and heavy) that laminate is.....

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Jameson

I am by no means a gun expert, but I think I recently experienced something similiar. I think you should find a new stock that doesn't have that rise in it. Would that fix the problem? I also believe their is a "wedge" to buy that will change the angle of your current stock. That might work also.

Good looking gun. Good luck!

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picksbigwagon

If I lower the heighth of the stock, chin will end up on the stock, I need a lower saddle mount

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JDM

My experience with the B square is not positive. I found that they did not hold up to the recoil of a hard kicking 870 slug gun. The other issue is that every time I fired the gun, the edge of the bracket would recoil back into my trigger hand just below my index finger. It actually drew blood. If I were you, I would do two things: 1) Have your reciever tapped for scope mounts and 2) have your trigger adjusted. I think you will be happy with the results and it should take care of your main issue. Also - a good quality scope on a slug gun is a must due to the heavy recoil. Good luck!

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picksbigwagon

what would the drill tap run me (ballpark that is)

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JDM

I think it would be around $100 give or take. Another option would be a canteliever slug barrel.

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