EDIT- since I can't delete this I'll just leave this here as a monument to male bravado and refusing to read the directions.....long story short, I put it on back wards. yeah it's possible....hope this helps some dumb bastard like me in the future.
ORIGINAL POST BELOW
Anyone else have a forend be too tight initially? It's contacting the barrel before it even gets to the receiver. Any help would be appreciated, thanks guys.