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12/6/2019 7:27:02 PM
Posted: 2/25/2007 4:53:48 PM EST
Anyone used a barrel heatshield? I know they are looked down upon as tacti-cool, but at a recent shotgun class the barrel was very heated and when slinging or cycling if I accidentally touched the barrel it burned - any reccomendation on a solid one for a 870 as opposed to cheesy?
Link Posted: 2/26/2007 4:53:37 AM EST
Mossberg makes a metal one. I actually used one on a 590 (with a plug limiting it to three shots) for Dove hunting. It kept my hand from burning. If you are going to be in combat situation with a shotgun, I'd recommend a heatshield.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 7:11:54 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/27/2007 7:12:41 AM EST by texantillimdead]
I disagree. If you only have bead sights, it will interfere with them. They really aren't needed. Buy some aloe-vero for the burns and try not to touch it if you are going to be shooting a high round count. If it is going to be a defense or duty weapon, the likely hood of heating it up that high, in a shooting, is unlikely.
Link Posted: 2/27/2007 2:34:19 PM EST
I put one on my Winchester 1300

and modified this one for a 870

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