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Post by 556NATO » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:33 pm

Much to my dismay, after purchasing a Remington model 870 I discovered the trigger guard and trigger are PLASTIC. I'm looking to replace it with an aftermarket, but have yet to find anything in my searches.
Anyone aware of a non-plastic alternative trigger assembly?



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Post by Cranky » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:47 pm

You need to replace the trigger group with the police model which is all metal. It's expensive in relation to the cost of the Remington 870.
https://www.brownells.com/aspx/search/p ... ?pid=26466

Found this link as well for upgrading your model 870.
http://www.rem870.com/2012/07/30/10-ste ... e-version/

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Post by jimg11 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:13 am

Hi 556NATO,
I was a bit surprised that the new 870 Remington Pumps now have Plastic Trigger Guards and Triggers. Mine is one of the first quarter million. When they sell 10 million + of an item they are always looking to save a few cents per unit. Cranky's referral of BROWNELLS is a good one. I have used Brownell's for many years and have not been disappointed with anything I got from them.
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Post by 556NATO » Tue Dec 26, 2017 2:03 pm

jimg11 wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:13 am
Hi 556NATO,
I was a bit surprised that the new 870 Remington Pumps now have Plastic Trigger Guards and Triggers. Mine is one of the first quarter million. When they sell 10 million + of an item they are always looking to save a few cents per unit. Cranky's referral of BROWNELLS is a good one. I have used Brownell's for many years and have not been disappointed with anything I got from them.
I got it at a very fair price. $100. from a kid who was going to boot camp. So dumping another $150 +/- into it won't be bad. Thanks for the input.

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Post by jimg11 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:34 pm

MY Model 870 12 Ga. Shotgun with the original 20" rifle sighted smooth bore, Rifle Bored Hasting barrel with Scout Scope and 28" Shot Barrel. With this shotgun there is nothing I cannot do that needs to be done with a shotgun. I have used this gun for every thing from Partridge to Deer and even Moose.


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Post by 556NATO » Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:39 am

Nice set up. I'm not that much into shotguns to be honest. I bought it because I didn't have one and it was a steal at $100. What did you use for the moose? Deer slug?

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Post by jimg11 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:04 pm

I drew Unit M which is Shotgun only. I bought the rifled hastings barrel with scope. BRI SABOT SLUGS were wonderfully accurate but unfortunately the big bull moose that I had been tracking for days walked into the sights of another hunter. The Moose hunt was over soon after that. The Hunt does not always end with a harvest.
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Post by 556NATO » Thu Dec 28, 2017 7:39 am

That's a tough hunt. Too bad you lost him to another hunter. True enough that the hunt doesn't always end with a harvest. If we want a guaranteed harvest, we go to the market. ;)

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Post by jimg11 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:33 pm

A day in the woods hunting is far better than almost anything else you might have to do.
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Post by 556NATO » Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:31 pm

jimg11 wrote:
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:33 pm
A day in the woods hunting is far better than almost anything else you might have to do.
I can't argue with that. Love being in the woods.

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