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Old 03-08-2013, 12:35 AM   #11
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You may end up changing it back,like I did.

A pistol grip isn't exactly harsher on a shotgun,but its different enough that I found myself not being able to be as quick with follow up shots as with a traditional shotgun stock. The recoil with a pistol grip tended to twist my wrist off target.

I just found the ergonomics of a pistol grip on a shotgun to be more of a liability than a asset. Ymmv
I put a full buttstock WITH a pistol grip on my Mossy, better control of a PG and comfort of a real stock if you need it. http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/SHT-265 similar to that but simpler.
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Pulled the trigger!

Found a 7+1 mossberg maverick 88 for $289
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:40 AM   #13
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Pulled the trigger!

Found a 7+1 mossberg maverick 88 for $289
Good choice,the 88 was my first gun and I've used AND abused it for years and it keeps going.
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Good choice,the 88 was my first gun and I've used AND abused it for years and it keeps going.
Mine was my first gun too,couldn't be happier with it.
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Pulled the trigger!

Found a 7+1 mossberg maverick 88 for $289
Good choice. Take care of it, and it will serve you well.

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Mine was my first gun too,couldn't be happier with it.
I had my maverick 88 for 17 years. it wasn't my first shotgun, but it was my first pump action. i beat the snot out of that shotgun, and it never failed to work when I needed it to. I gave it to a fried's son when he started hunting a few years ago. When he has kids of his own, he plans on passing it down to them. Over 22 years, and still going strong. I call that a good investment. I still use my dad's old Mossberg bolt action 20 gauge, and it was built in the late 1940s. Good to see that the current generation of the Mossberg family is keeping up the tradition of inexspensive, well built, reliable shotguns and rifles.
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i have two Maverick M88's. one i still have and i paid about $120 for it used. good value in shotguns. not the prettiest shotguns, but very reliable and they just plain work.
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Mossberg is a fine old gun maker.
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