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My wife has an 1100 and while cleaning last weekend I noticed the stock seems a bit loose at the but end of the receiver. This may be a stupid question but how do I tighten that up?

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Mike, be careful using the big screwdriver......more 1100 stocks have been broken that way than can be counted. If you shoot an 1100, buy a wrench for it from Brownell's. The stock has to be removed every feww thousand rounds to replce the rebound spring anyway; it's something you'll use over and over again and it's not expensive....WAY cheaper than a new stock!!

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Replace the spring every few thousand rounds? Dang ... I'm more than a couple three, four or more rounds overdue for replacing that spring and the gun still shoots as good as the day it was taken out of the box.
 

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Not replacing the spring regularly (every 8,000 to 10,00 rounds or so ) is hard on both your bolt and receiver. It can also cause cycling problems. Do what you want; it's your gun, but a new $15 spring is pretty cheap insurance.

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Wrap the blade end of a large screw driver with masking tape. 1/4 in from the end of the blade. Keep wrapping until the end of the screw driver just fits in the hole in the stock. This will act as a pilot and keep the screw driver centered, so you don't crack the stock. HMB
 
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