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Old 10-27-2011, 01:11 PM   #11
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Both the Mossberg and Remington are can be highly accessorized. I'm more of a Remington fan, because I grew up shooting my father's Remington Sportsman 58, which is now mine. It has a lot of sentimental value and I love the patina on it. Mossberg makes a fantastic shotgun and if I wanted a more home defense shotgun I would go with the Mossberg 590A1, but for just shooting/hunting I would go with the Remington 870 Express Magnum.
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I have been very happy with my old Mossy 500. The add-on accessories i have wanted have not been hard to find, except for a mag tube extension. My nephew has the 870 express; it is also a nice shotgun.
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Could you clay shoot with ghost ring sights on? Just a curiosity of mine
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Im partial to the ones from Connecticut, but i own and have sent thousands of rounds thru both the mossy and the remmy, I think like others have said, just comes down to personal preference, wouldnt mind going into battle with either one of them. I will advise you to steer clear of the Wichester 1300, i have owned 2 of them, both of them had the same problems, sight rail loose, slides back and forth, and had to re-tighten the forearm doohickey every 3 shots, or the barrel would fall off.
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I like the 870, got two, well actually got an express magnum and a nef pump which is an 870 clone. Dont like the feel of the mossy, plus dont like the wobbly forend. The remmy just seems to be a much better quality shotty for a little extra greenbacks.

My fil has an 870 also, im not sure of the year but its one of the first years remington made them and it still shoots like new. He uses it every year to squirrel and deer hunt and has used it in a couple shooting matches with the original barrel. Now thats quality
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Remingtons quality has gone down, way way down, however mossberg has kept quality and has more guns to fit more peoples' styles. Remington doesn't have anything mossberg doesn't, and mossberg has more accessories. Mossberg>remington
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Mossberg and quality are an oxymoron. The same with Remington. You only get what you pay for...
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Mossberg and quality are an oxymoron. The same with Remington. You only get what you pay for...
That's what you get with anything
The question is what is the best value
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Quote:
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Mossberg and quality are an oxymoron. The same with Remington. You only get what you pay for...
Lol... Okay
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Mossberg and quality are an oxymoron. The same with Remington. You only get what you pay for...
yes that's pretty much true. but there can be some great deals made on good decent guns from time to time. and remington and mossberg both make quality guns. any manufacturer who makes thousands and thousands of an item is going to have some that don't make the grade, just a fact of life. these companies know that, so with belief in their product, they have warranties in place to take care of the customer. this applies to guns, cars, computers and anything mass produced. mass production is the only way the average person would ever be able to afford anything. do you think everyone could afford a Ferrari or Rolls Royce, or some of the handmade firearms made in England, Italy or Germany? no, these are usually the products only the rich and super rich can afford. average person usually buys Ford, Chevy, Remington and Marlin.
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