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How do I get rid of Remington's "J Safety" on my 870?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by kickstart my heart, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. kickstart my heart

    kickstart my heart South King County, WA Active Member

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    Just picked up a new 870 express for an HD shotgun, but it has that stupid "J Safety" on it. How can I eliminate that stupid thing? I bought it used without the key, and last one I had, threw the damn key away anyways. Don't want to worry about it causing malfuctions.
  2. madmax

    madmax woodburn Active Member

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    its super simple. Push the to pins out to drop the trigger out. just above the safety there is a pin. push that out. beware of the flying spring. I replaced my safety with this
    REMINGTON 870 / 1100 / 11-87 BIG SPEED SAFETY - Brownells

    Its a 10 minute install. for me its a must have :thumbup:
  3. darkminstrel

    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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    Nice! I'll pick up a replacement safety for my kid's rifle. Soon as he's older I can get rid of that stupid J key. Thanks for this post and answer.