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Red dot/light combo ideas for 870HD

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by billybobber, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. billybobber

    billybobber Canby Member

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    Looking to upgrade my 870HD with red dot/flashlight addition and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions or experience with a favorite product?

    Thanks
     
  2. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    A bit spendy but I like the surefire 870 foreends with the integrated light. Didn't go with an optic for HD use since the bright spot of the flashlight it where the shot will hit at those distances.
     
  3. billybobber

    billybobber Canby Member

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    Thanks I`ll look into that,
     
  4. RedneckRampage

    RedneckRampage Newberg Well-Known Member

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    For an HD Shotgun, the Surefire forend I'd the ONLY way to go. I've wasted $100s of dollars trying other combos, they all really suck if you ask me. Gunsafari.com has the best deal anywhere.
     
  5. oli700

    oli700 Rogue Valley Well-Known Member

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    Hard to beat the Laserlyte tri rail and Streamlight TLR-1.
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  6. RedneckRampage

    RedneckRampage Newberg Well-Known Member

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    The reason I didn't like adding a rail and light combo is, it got real bulky, real quick. I tried a Streamlight rail/TLR1, Mesa clamp/rail/Surefire X300 and Millenium light and Scout light, a no-name tri-rail (like the picture)/Surefire 6P and Surefire X300...
     
  7. oli700

    oli700 Rogue Valley Well-Known Member

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    Lol, its funny how people look at things different. I thought the same thing about the Surefire forend. I hated the bump at the end of the forend and the extra mass on the forend. The light and rail is more flexible because I can remove the light when I need it to be less bulky and when I shoot at the range or want to put the light on something else. Different strokes I guess…..the Eotech forend looks decent.
     
  8. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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  9. oli700

    oli700 Rogue Valley Well-Known Member

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    little more stream line than this IMO

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  10. madmax

    madmax woodburn Active Member

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    I own to surefire forends. I like them but there are other options

    these are two I like
    Remington 870 Tactical Light Mount | Flashlight Forend Mount for Remington 870
    this one I'd like to mod to stay with the forend
    Tactical Mount Remington 870
    This one is a quality mount but you can get cheaper models, but the idea is the same
    CDM MOD-C Shotgun Flashlight Mount: MSP Scope Mounts

    Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself do I really need to drop 300 to 400 on a surefire that sits next to the bed 95% of the time? My 618 that 4 years old is like new because of this. Hence why I've done a ton of research. Feel free to hit me up