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#5684792 - 04/04/15 11:12 PM Remington Choke Thread Tool
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Picked up a Remington 870 28" 12 gauge barrel the other day that had a choke seized up due to rust / corrosion. I finally broke it free and have had it soaking in penetrant, but I'm looking for a good way to chase the threads.

My Benelli has a tool on the choke wrench to chase threads, but it's a different thread pitch.

Does anyone know of a tool that will work with the Remington choke system?


Edited by TXBoss (04/05/15 12:59 AM)
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#5685652 - 04/05/15 06:41 PM Re: Remington Choke Thread Tool [Re: TXBoss]
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I would suggest reading the comments on this thread for some guidance.

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#5685805 - 04/05/15 09:15 PM Re: Remington Choke Thread Tool [Re: TXBoss]
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Thanks Dan... good reading.

The threads on this barrel are not damaged, but I'd like to run something through (besides a choke) that can chase (w/o removing metal like a finishing tap)the build up off the threads.

I may have to get an oversize brass brush and run it through on a drill to clean the threads. Anyone tried this?
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#5685961 - 04/05/15 10:59 PM Re: Remington Choke Thread Tool [Re: TXBoss]
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Originally Posted By: TXBoss
Thanks Dan... good reading.

The threads on this barrel are not damaged, but I'd like to run something through (besides a choke) that can chase (w/o removing metal like a finishing tap)the build up off the threads.

I may have to get an oversize brass brush and run it through on a drill to clean the threads. Anyone tried this?


Ran across a thread that mentioned a 50/50 mix of diesel fuel and acetone being best for soaking threads before hitting them with a wire brush.
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#5686008 - 04/06/15 03:55 AM Re: Remington Choke Thread Tool [Re: TXBoss]
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Well... I've got both of those. I'll give it a try.
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#5686174 - 04/06/15 08:12 AM Re: Remington Choke Thread Tool [Re: TXBoss]
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I don't know what affect it would have on the bluing, but you could blast it out with some brake cleaner real good then wipe it out. I would lube the threads and just thread it in and out a few times slow and put some antisize on it when you put it back in.
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#5727943 - 05/03/15 11:59 PM Re: Remington Choke Thread Tool [Re: TXBoss]
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Lots of soaking and a Remington Choke Tube Wrench (the one that allows for 3/8 inch ratchet to be inserted) did the trick. It allowed for a smooth consistent torque to break free.
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