Upgrades for Shotguns

Product update from Choate Machine and Tool

Just like everything else firearms related, shotguns have seen a huge boost in popularity over the last two years.  Many purchased new ones while others looked to what they already owned to fit their needs. Some had to settle for whatever was available at the time of purchase. 
Many of these shotgun owners will be interested in upgrades. If you are working on or planning content on shotguns, Choate Machine and Tool has
easy-to-install accessories and components to make scatterguns better for tactical or sporting use. 

More (Capacity) Is Better
For tactical shotguns increased capacity is a must, in particular if adapting a sporting shotgun for home defense.  Choate is the industry leader in magazine tube extensions.  Extensions are available for Benelli, Browning, CZ, Fabarm, Franchi, H&R 1871, Mossberg, Remington, Smith & Wesson, Steven, Stoeger, Weatherby and Winchester!

Light It Up
Choate Machine and Tool manufactures a variety of light and accessory mounting options for shotguns, including the Night Manager.  The Night Manager is a magazine tube extension with an aluminum shroud that is drilled and tapped along the bottom and sides for mounting Picatinny rail sections.  Its unique design allows the shroud to orient the attached Picatinny rails where needed and then uses an AR-15 castle nut to lock it in the desired location.  Mounting accessories on the magazine tube extension allows use of the full length of the shotgun’s forend, which often can be short on law enforcement models.  Currently the Night Manager is available for the Remington 870, 1100, 11-87 and also for the H&R Pardner pumps and Hawk 982.  For Mossberg shotguns the Night Manager is available for the 500 (no extra shell capacity) 590, 835, 5500 and the 9200 shotguns.


Stock Options
Whether you want to upgrade from wood to the durability of polymer, or are looking for a different configuration entirely, Choate Machine and Tool has stocks to meet every need including folding stocks, less-lethal designated orange stocks, stocks that carry extra ammunition and others.  Adding a folding or telescoping stock can be a fantastic upgrade for any home defense shotgun, making it easier to store or easier to adjust for clothing, body armor or the stature of the shooter.

Let Us Help
Choate Machine and Tool is happy to help with any shotgun (or rifle) project or coverage you may be working on.  Shotgun upgrades will also be a fantastic addition to any holiday gift guide.  For more information or sample requests please contact Matt Foster at FMJ Marketing.

About Choate Machine and Tool:  Founded by Garth Choate in 1972 as a one-man tool and die shop, Choate Machine and Tool has been a leader in the firearms accessory business for over 40 years.  Beginning with magazine tube extensions for Remington 870, 1100 and Browning A5 shotguns, Choate has been making OEM parts for firearms manufacturers such Smith & Wesson, Remington, Mossberg,  Savage, H&K, Winchester, Anschutz, Marlin, Harrington & Richardson, Nighthawk,  Ruger,  Beretta,  Springfield Armory and Kahr Arms since 1981.  Choate Machine & Tool is still one of the largest manufactures of OEM parts for the firearms industry.  Originally started in a 1200 square foot building, Choate Machine and tool now operates out of three separate factories, an Injection Molding plant, an Investment Casting plant and a Final Assembly plant with a total of 95000 square feet under roof.
Choate Machine and Tool products have a life time guarantee.  Most orders will ship the day of the order or the next depending on when the order is placed.  Full time gunsmiths are on staff to answer product questions.  All Choate Machine and Tool parts are Made in the U.S.A.
For consumer and dealer inquiries about Night Manager or other Choate products:
Call Customer Service at (800) 972-6390

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