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    Vickers Sling on Shotgun

    I'm about to buy a sling for a SBS Remington 870. I'm leaning towards a Vicker's Tactical sling but don't know how to attach the sling to the stock. I'm not looking for a receiver plate but someway to put the sling on the back of the stock. Any ideas?
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    I have this one on my 870.

    http://www.optactical.com/vitabuadform.html

    Few bucks cheaper. Doesn't shift at all. Looks like it sits a little further down than the BFG version which may be good if you have the sling mount point on the under side of your stock like mine. Adapter sits past it and stops any rearward play.

    Edit. On further inspection, I notice that BFG make a weapon specific 870 model, so may be better just to get that one if you're ordering the sling from there too.
    Last edited by Danny Boy; 10-28-08 at 18:08.

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    I run a VCAS on my duty 870 and I have the answer,,, but im busy at work... Give me a day or 2 and ill post some pics...

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    I just use the standard end cap swivel and fix the stock end to the "pistol grip" section of the standard stock. You can use some 550 cord or the AK stock adapter that BFG sells.

    I had the GG&G receiver end plate and the end cap swivel plate I took them off because the rear one got in the way of grip, especially off side and run your support hand thumb into the end cap end plate once, and you'll see.

    My opinion anyhow.

    The DD end plate
    http://www.blueforcegear.com/product...d=5&prod_id=71

    This is an option as posted above
    http://www.blueforcegear.com/product...d=5&prod_id=87

    or they one I spoke of--but I had some stock and went to the shoe shop-two looped ends, no hardware
    http://www.blueforcegear.com/product...d=5&prod_id=75
    http://www.blueforcegear.com/product...d=5&prod_id=74
    Last edited by mark5pt56; 10-28-08 at 22:16.
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    Hey, Buck, I have a sheriff over here with the padded VCAS and an 870. I'd be anxious to see what you have come up with. He's a southpaw and I'm working on something that may improve the sling positioning.
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    Once I get a proper buttstock for my Police Magnum (mine currently wears a Remington top-folder) I'm going to have the stock milled out and a sling bar added ala the M1 Carbine (except the bar will be fixed). For it to work with a lefty configuration you can reverse the side of the taper cut (or add an equal cut to both and have the bar in the middle).

    Maybe I should file a patent......

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