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Thinking about getting a new Tacticool shotgun

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Masada, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    Masada

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    I've been looking around at tactical shutguns (because I don't really have one) and been thinking pump for sure.

    I've looked at the:
    Remington 870

    Mossberg 500

    Anyone have opinions on any of these? what's the aftermarket support for them? What should I look out for?

    Yes i will be modding the crap out of it over time so that's why I ask about aftermarket support.

    Thanks:)

    Edit:
    Mine will be the bottom one...
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  2. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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    mossberg 500 is great. I have one and love it. You cant go wrong with either though.

    check them both out at a local store. I liked the safetly location on the mossy better, however unless you get the 590, the safety mechanism is plastic.
     
  3. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    there are tons of add ons for both these shottys. I have a mossberg 500 with 18.5 inch barrel. love shooting it.
     
  4. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    I've always been a fan of the 870. The Mossberg is a nice weapon though.
     
  6. Aug 25, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    $200.... 20 years ago........I love this thing .....never has let me down sand , mud, rain, saltwater,= reliable
    MOSSBERG 500
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  7. Aug 25, 2010 at 12:17 PM
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    Both are awesome. I have a 500 cruiser (7+1) and a 835. I think the Mossberg is a better bang for the buck but would be happy to own either. My dad has the 870 and he really likes it.
     
  8. Aug 25, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    Oh I so wish I could afford that, but I don't have a G.5 to drop on that.

    I'm trying to stay under $400 intial purchase. I need to get a hold of a mossberg, don't think I've ever held one.

    I'm thinking calapsible stock and some other gooddies anyone have some reccomendations?
     
  9. Aug 25, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    Stay away from the useless pistol grip stocks=best advise
     
  10. Aug 25, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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    ya I don't want just the pistol grip but the collapsible stock and grip combo.

    I was just looking at the Mossberg and Remington on Cabela's site, The Remington is running 1.5 to 2 inches shorter...But I like the mossberg looks more. Oh how will I decide, I need to go look at one.

    Matt what are some good gun shops on the Westside of town, I only know of shooters world but they are pricey sometimes.
     
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    Mossberg 500. They are very reliable. Extremely smooth action. You want fast/reliable in your zombie defense!
     
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    It's up to you but I went through most of them because I thought they looked good and were functional but I sold them all off because in my experience they just aren't as easy to handle as regular stock. YMMV. If you insist on having a pistol grip stock, get the 870 as it's safty is in a better position for that set up.
     
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    Just getting ready to list a new 12 Ga. Rem. 870 express 2 3/4"-3" chamber, vent rib, remchoke 28" barrel I think, wood stock and forend.
    If interested let me know.
    Now if you want one already setup I have one that may work for you.
    I will check details on that one as well.
     
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    I really don't want anything with a 28" barrel. This is going to do nothing but shoot targets, not clays or birds.

    but what do you have in the way of the other, I may be interested...:popcorn:
     
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    I will pull it out and get the particulars for you.
     
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