Ares Armor Kydex Remora Speed (Pump) Shotgun Shell Holder

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Ares Armor (yes, that Ares Armor) partnered with a current active duty Marine (Oorah!) to create the “Remora Speed Shotshell Holder” for MOE-equipped pump-action shotguns. The shell holder is set up specifically for MagPul MOE foreends currently manufactured for Remington 870 and Mossberg 500/590 shotguns.

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The shotshell holder is manufactured out of Kydex and is mounted to the foreend via two screws. When the pump is to the rear, the holder acts as a match-saver, positioning the shells near the ejection port for easy speed loading.

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Ares Armor states that the shell holder can be mounted to any shotgun “with a little MacGyvering”, The Remora is available for order now at $39.95 each. Take note, they are made to order and will be shipped anywhere from 2-6 weeks from order confirmation.



Nathan S.

One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

Nathan can be reached at Nathan.S@TheFirearmBlog.com

The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.


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  • Kyle

    39.95 for some bolts and some kydex? Pass

  • ThomasD

    Not a bad concept, but the fit and finish looks decidedly unprofessional.

    And there are people online who will custom make kydex devices for less.

    Either that or get a pawn shop toaster oven and DIY.

    • Kevin

      Thats what I was thinking, I hope thats just a prototype because it looks like it still needs some finishing.

  • spaghetti 3.8

    Has anyone working at ares noticed that it BLOCKS the ejection port?

    • Odeezy Liita

      It would eject the shell before the action gets all the way back to the port

    • Laserbait

      Not really. The empty shell is ejected far before the slide is retracted all the back, at least on the Mossbergs and Remingtons that I’ve seen.

  • Nimrod

    Fairly useless for the great majority of shooters but I wish I’d thought of it.

  • woot

    that would actually be perfect for storing a few breaching loads, at the ready to drop in when needed.

  • Secundius

    Might make pretty good CR-123 and CR-223, Lithium-Ion Battery Holders and Small CO2 Cartridge Holders, too.

  • Bill

    Maybe for ammo swaps, switching buck to slugs, but really on the other side of gimmicky for fighting shotguns

  • Evan

    i make my own matchsavers for $.25 worth of kydex and a screw.

  • Thracian Beast

    RACK THAT FUKR HARD! I DARE YA!!

  • JT

    Is this like, for 3 gun or something? I never understood the +2 thing. Just earmark two rounds on the side saddle and have the side saddle working off of velcro so you can put a new card on. Otherwise you’re building toward a 15lb shotgun