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Posted: 12/2/2005 5:02:10 PM EDT
My latest 870, just finished it.



Not very good pic's, Sorry.
Link Posted: 12/2/2005 5:25:53 PM EDT
Looks nice and the vent rib on a short barrel looks cool too. Cut it down yourself?
Link Posted: 12/2/2005 6:09:13 PM EDT

Originally Posted By MrMojoRising:
Looks nice and the vent rib on a short barrel looks cool too. Cut it down yourself?



Thanks, and yes, cut it down, and put screw in chokes in her.
Link Posted: 12/2/2005 6:39:02 PM EDT
I have never seen anything like that before. VERY COOL!
Link Posted: 12/2/2005 7:18:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By mickdk2:
I have never seen anything like that before. VERY COOL!



Thanks, I have done some in OD, But this is the first one in tan.

Might get some black stocks for it, or not , it is starting to grow on me.

Oh well, it is for Sale anyway, so I guess it dosen't mater.
Link Posted: 12/2/2005 7:21:40 PM EDT
very cool, looks llike a good truck gun or home def gun for that matter.
Link Posted: 12/3/2005 5:27:03 PM EDT
Looks nice. I was thinking of doing one in tan moly too.
Link Posted: 12/3/2005 6:10:48 PM EDT
Thanks for all the comments, I'll bet 100 people picked it up at the gun show today, and all liked it,
but no taker's yet.
Link Posted: 12/3/2005 8:45:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Bandit68:
Thanks for all the comments, I'll bet 100 people picked it up at the gun show today, and all liked it,
but no taker's yet.


Change the stocks. The gun appeals to two different sets of buyers due tac look with wood stocks.
Link Posted: 12/3/2005 9:12:02 PM EDT
Out of curiosity, how much were you trying to get for it?
Link Posted: 12/3/2005 9:26:21 PM EDT
That looks good. Was it hard to do? I've got a 9200 that is in serious need of a paint job.
Link Posted: 12/4/2005 6:59:17 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Opesus:
Out of curiosity, how much were you trying to get for it?



$350.00 and it is not hard, but very time consuming.
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 6:00:15 AM EDT
sniper tab?
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 10:42:47 AM EDT
Nice!
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 12:41:02 PM EDT
Would Moly Resin work with the plastic on the trigger guard?

IMO, the wood on tan looks great but I think black synthetics would look really odd unless you're looking for high contrast.
I imagine a chromed or jeweled bolt would look awesome on that for some reason- maybe it's the wood and vent rib.

Nice work with the cut down and choke addition!
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 5:47:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/5/2005 5:48:35 PM EDT by Bandit68]

Originally Posted By infsqdldr:
sniper tab?



Yes
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 5:58:09 PM EDT

Originally Posted By cobracommand:
Would Moly Resin work with the plastic on the trigger guard?

IMO, the wood on tan looks great but I think black synthetics would look really odd unless you're looking for high contrast.
I imagine a chromed or jeweled bolt would look awesome on that for some reason- maybe it's the wood and vent rib.

Nice work with the cut down and choke addition!



Thanks, and About the Trigger guard, I would think it would be fine, but I have never done one, I like the way they look with it black.
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 6:08:52 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/5/2005 6:25:05 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Zoub:

Originally Posted By Bandit68:
Thanks for all the comments, I'll bet 100 people picked it up at the gun show today, and all liked it,
but no taker's yet.


Change the stocks. The gun appeals to two different sets of buyers due tac look with wood stocks.


I agree, but I think it looks sweet just as it is.
Link Posted: 12/6/2005 2:37:58 AM EDT
you mentioned a screw in Choke? how did you manage to thread the barrel? i've been thinking of putting a choke on a 18" barrel but dident know if it could be done at home or if i needed a gunsmith to do it..

Jess
Link Posted: 12/6/2005 7:21:37 AM EDT
If you need to see more coatings on shotguns iron ridge arms co does ceramic coating and Dupont Teflon high tech gun finishs. As well as camo jobs, they have some great colors to chose from.
www.ironridgeguns.com
Link Posted: 12/6/2005 6:14:36 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Anarx:
you mentioned a screw in Choke? how did you manage to thread the barrel? i've been thinking of putting a choke on a 18" barrel but dident know if it could be done at home or if i needed a gunsmith to do it..

Jess



Cut, Face, Ream, And Thread.
You need a mill or a lathe.
Link Posted: 12/6/2005 6:36:04 PM EDT
Thats sweet.
Link Posted: 12/6/2005 7:10:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Lumpy196:
Thats sweet.



Thanks Lumpy
Link Posted: 12/7/2005 1:18:55 AM EDT
wow cool.. sence i dont have thouse things i guess i'll have a smith do it...

Very nice job.. not a big fan of the Tan but it works well with the nice wood..

Jess
Link Posted: 12/7/2005 10:39:52 AM EDT
Sweet shotgun

What is the barel length on it?
Link Posted: 12/7/2005 11:18:36 AM EDT

Originally Posted By FL_FlatTop:
Sweet shotgun

What is the barel length on it?



19", because it is a vent rib BBL, you have to cut at one of the blocks on the rib.

And Thanks for the complement
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 1:37:41 PM EDT
im sent regarding gun....
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 7:10:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By crpydy:
im sent regarding gun....



Got it. check your IM's
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 11:59:50 PM EDT
Where did you get the vent rib barrel? How much do you charge to cut on down like that and put a choke in it?

Thanks!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 5:54:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/16/2005 5:55:20 AM EDT by Bandit68]

Originally Posted By Jason_R:
Where did you get the vent rib barrel? How much do you charge to cut on down like that and put a choke in it?

Thanks!



The Barrel came on the gun, they are not that hard to find, however, they are overpriced most of the time.

The price to cut down, face, reem, and thread, with one choke included is $80.00, plus shipping.

Also, it is $16.00 per choke, for any extra chokes.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 8:45:27 PM EDT
Can you find me a barrel, and do it all for me? Thanks!
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 8:41:26 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Jason_R:
Can you find me a barrel, and do it all for me? Thanks!



I don't have an extra barrel right now but I pick them up quite often.

The price would be the same, plus the cost of the barrel.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 8:51:32 AM EDT
Let me know when you pick one up....I'd like one!
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 10:26:16 AM EDT
Hey Bandit,

That looks pretty sweet. I think it may have looked even better with the wood if you had used Coyote Brown?

Curious, does using a vent rib barrel on a "tactical" shot gun add any major benefits or major downsides?

Thanks
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 10:54:49 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Jason_R:
Let me know when you pick one up....I'd like one!



No Problem.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 11:01:02 AM EDT

Originally Posted By cgv69:
Hey Bandit,

That looks pretty sweet. I think it may have looked even better with the wood if you had used Coyote Brown?

Curious, does using a vent rib barrel on a "tactical" shot gun add any major benefits or major downsides?

Thanks



The Brown Moly Resin would look good, but I did not have any.

No downsides IMO, and I like the sight picture better, not to mention, it looks COOL.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 11:12:42 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Bandit68:

Originally Posted By cgv69:
Hey Bandit,

That looks pretty sweet. I think it may have looked even better with the wood if you had used Coyote Brown?

Curious, does using a vent rib barrel on a "tactical" shot gun add any major benefits or major downsides?

Thanks



The Brown Moly Resin would look good, but I did not have any.

No downsides IMO, and I like the sight picture better, not to mention, it looks COOL.



It does look pretty cool. I'll give you that!

Thanks for the info
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 2:00:33 PM EDT
Wow, that looks kick ass! $350 eh? Do you do these often?
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 3:40:42 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jollyroger:
Wow, that looks kick ass! $350 eh? Do you do these often?



Thanks, and yes, I try to do as many as time allows, when I have starter guns.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 3:53:16 PM EDT
I see, I see...let me ponder that for a while.
Link Posted: 12/17/2005 8:44:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jollyroger:
I see, I see...let me ponder that for a while.



No Problem, give me a yell.
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