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Neither: I only acknowledge classic sporting arms w/decent wood as they are out-of-the-box. 3 25.00%
The top folder: it is a good balance between size and usefulness -- it'd work out just fine for me. 0 0%
The fixed stock: full SpeedFeed +4 stock and PolyChoke make it so practical and eminently tactical. 9 75.00%
Neither: there is more room left on that arm that the mall sells plastic stuff to fill! 0 0%
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Old 08-04-2012, 10:38 PM   #1
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I had to get rid of the Choate Tool Corp. top-folding stock on this one. I needed a short arm for convenience but pistol-grip-only is hardly ever the best solution. However, the darned Choate, while pretty well made, was uncomfortable to me: heavy, off-balance, maybe too long, and you can't get a real sight-picture w/the stock folded nor a cheek weld w/the stock deployed. Yeah, it starts compact, has some heft, and looks really cool (OK, I said it); and when I have a room-de-la-guns maybe I'll put it back on a 500 and hang it for show, butt (he hee) till then...

What do YOU think?

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Old 08-04-2012, 11:58 PM   #2
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I have the speedfeed stock on my 870 slug gun, give it a squirt of RemOil inside the shellholders now and then and it works great.

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Keep in mind ... the full buttstock makes a great clubbing implement

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I have the speedfeed stock on my 870 slug gun, give it a squirt of RemOil inside the shellholders now and then and it works great.

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Helpful suggestion, if I may:
wipe on a little silicon -- a bottle from the mason or some electrical contact spray will last a lifetime, but don't put any petroleum oil anywhere near where primers will be (i.e. mags, mag tubes, shell holders...).
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the stock with the shellholders would be my pick its whats on my mossy 590A1. i keep slugs in the stock.

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My speedfeed stock sees wet weather, the springs behind the plastic cup WILL rust and gum up. Obviously I oil them with the ammo removed and clean up any over spray. Didnt think I had to hold anyones hand here, but yes I see your point and should of been more specific.

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Keep the Speed Feed. Better functionality to it.



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