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Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by fkizdi, Dec 1, 2011.


  1. fkizdi

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    light and sling.

    what kind of set up do you guys run

    i.e
    6 oclock light with 9 sling attachment
    6oclock sling with 9 light attachment
    9 and 9
    6 and 6
    is your sling attached just past the fore grip or as a magazine cap?


    ps i'm right handed
     

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  2. ArmoryDoc

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    If I was going to run a sling I'd run a GG&G sling plate under the mag tube extension and between the stock and receiver at the 9 o'clock position. I'm right handed. A VCAS sling would probably be my choice.
     

  3. B Coyote

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    I have my sling at 6 and my light at 9. I'm also right handed.

    My light (TLR-1) is attached on a Streamlight mount that goes between the barrel ring and mag extension coupler. The sling is on the stud on the bottom of the mag clamp.

    bc
     
  4. collim1

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    Surefire foreend is the only light for a shotgun IMO.

    The sling does get in the way of cycling the action with the Surefire foreend, I have tested it myself.

    A 1 point sling with the attachment mounted between the stock and reciever is the best setup IMO.

    However, do you really need a sling for a HD shotgun? Mine is a patrol shotgun and a sling is a necessity. My HD gun does not have a sling.
     
  5. fkizdi

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    i like slings on all my long guns.
    a long gun w/o a sling is like a handgun without a holster
     
  6. Victoriagotagun

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    6 o'clock light with 9 o'clock sling attachment on most of my shotguns.
     
  7. DaBigBR

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    No Infidels!

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    And most guys that are awakened in the middle of the night and reach for their pistol don't take the time to put on a holster, either.
     
  8. rewster

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    Ba da bing !! :cool:
     
  9. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    bada boom.
     
  10. fkizdi

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    a lot of people don't grab a holster
    that doesnt mean that's good

    there are instances where you may need to secure your gun and a pocket is unacceptable.
     
  11. SCSU74

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    light at 9 o clock in mod-c clamp. single point sling attached to MI sling adaptor that fits between receiver and stock.
     
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  13. voiceofreason

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    Currently, light is activated by my forward hand thumb on the side of the barrel.
     
  14. voiceofreason

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  15. Buffering

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    Single point sling on my 870P, Mesa barrel/mag extension clamp with Surefire L4 in a Vltor mount. Activated with the thumb of my L hand.
     
  16. Aceman

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    6 and 6 - sling and light on tri-rail on the mag tube.
     
  17. Roddy

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    I stripped and wrecked my barrel/mag tube clamp on my 870 trying to put a sling on it by the light so I had to get creative. Now I have a light at 6 o'clock and the sling out of the way by the pistol grip and the end of the butt stock. I don't think the sling is essential for a home defense shotgun but I like the idea of being able to use both hands without having to put down the gun.
     
  18. Big Bird

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    I run a 3 point sling on all my shotguns at 9 and 9. My only shotgun with a light is my 870 and its a Surefire Forend. The Specter CQB with a quick detach is a great 3 pt sling.