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Old 06-10-2004, 08:15 PM   #1
 
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Flexi-tab Upgrade Question

I have an older Remington 870 and would like to upgrade to the flexi-tab lifter system. I know I can strip this gun down completely so if someone will tell me the parts I need for the change I would like to do it myself. Assuming of course that's all there is to it. Thanks for the help.
 
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Old 06-10-2004, 10:27 PM   #2
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The flexitab conversion process and parts needed are somewhat uncertain.

Brownell's sell a flexitab carrier conversion kit for $65.00.

Apparently the Remington factory specifies a new bolt as part of the conversion, but a number of gunsmiths say a new bolt ISN'T necessary, and say that only a flexitab carrier is required.

New flexitab carriers can be bought from Brownell's and Gun Parts Corporation.

If you have any doubt, there are several options:

1. Buy a copy of Jerry Kuhnhausen's book on gunsmithing Remington shotguns.
He discusses the conversion in the book, what's needed, and how to do it.

2. Buy a used trigger group with the flexitab assembly already in place.

3. Buy a flexitab carrier, install it, and test it.
 
Old 06-11-2004, 04:58 AM   #3
 
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At a minimum you need the carrier, and slide plate.

The kits P/N 93340 (chrome bolt) & 93339 (black bolt) come with the 2 items I list plus the bolt.

RePete.
 
 
Old 06-18-2004, 10:21 AM   #4
 
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Thanks guys.
 
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