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Posted: 3/9/2010 8:17:33 PM EDT
I'm about to put an 18" barrel on my 870. The longest extension I can have is a +2 correct? Which extension do you guys prefer? Is the Tac Star extension trash? TIA
Link Posted: 3/9/2010 8:28:37 PM EDT
You will want to go with a +2 extension.



I have a Tac Star and would not buy it again if I had the chance. The tube is crooked, the spring is a little underpowered, and it feels cheeply made. I am planning on getting a Wilson Combat +2 extension for my next build.
Link Posted: 3/9/2010 9:06:50 PM EDT
Wilson +2. It's one of the few one piece tubes on the market tube which makes installation and take down simpler.
Link Posted: 3/9/2010 10:13:40 PM EDT
Personally, I like the Wilson extension and also have used the factory Remington +2 and +3 with no issues. Next will be the Vang +2 on the big Super Mag.
Link Posted: 3/9/2010 10:19:21 PM EDT
Wilson Combat, best value on the Market in a tube extension.  $45 any where and comes with a sling plate or vertical plate with a quick detach stud on no sling plate.  Lot's of forward mounting options to pick from.
Link Posted: 3/9/2010 11:06:55 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/9/2010 11:08:39 PM EDT by 50-140]
Another vote for Wilson. I like the way the sling attachment is affixed to the system.



Two round extension puts it flush with your barrel end,
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 4:00:50 AM EDT
Another vote for Wilson +2
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 4:09:15 AM EDT
I like the Wilson, Remington, and Nordic. I have heard good things about the Vang Comp as well.
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 8:15:56 AM EDT
I run a vangcomp +2 unit on my 870 along with a Wolff spring that Ive had to fine tune to my liking...good stuff
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 11:07:33 AM EDT
I have the Remington, Wilson, and a Nordic on my Benelli,

I'd recommend the Wilson first, then the Nordic. The Nordic is pricey.   I don't really care for the Remington, actually I think I'm gonna sell it and buy a couple Wilsons.

I wonder how hard it is to cut the sling plate off the Wilson without screwin it up.
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 11:19:49 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/10/2010 11:20:28 AM EDT by AKSU]
Anyone know what type of finish is on the Vang Comp and Wilson extended mag tubes? Looking for a +1 for my 870P.
ETA-Sorry for the slight thread "HI-JACK".
Link Posted: 3/10/2010 11:36:14 AM EDT
The wilson is parkerized, it matches my 870P damn near perfect.
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