Mossy is the way to go, if your going to get an 870, get an older one. Remington has been having some QC issues. I find i have more control and confidence with the stock vs pistol grip, without giving up much in the maneuverability department. But if your going for "tacticool", you can really deck them out. This is by my bed..first line of defense..if they make it past the dogs....lol
The Founders DID anticipate that arms technology would advance, that's why the 2nd amendment doesn't say "the right to keep and bear a musket".......