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Old 11-18-2011, 04:23 AM   #31
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Dude, trust me on this. SAVE THE LONG BARREL and get a short riot barrel or even the slug-sight barrel. Having the long barrel may be useful some time. Rather than doing a back-yard bubba abortion, either have a smith do it right or get the spare barrel. I once chopped a barrel to 20 inches to have a more manuverable shottie for house use. Ugly, and the choke was lost, which is what will happen with yours. A smith should be able to do it right and re-choke it.
The purpose of the multiple barrel option is to maximise the usefulness of your weapon. FWIW, some of us only learn by experience.
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Old 11-18-2011, 05:01 AM   #32
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That's that thing I have another mossy with the same barrel and Im broke so I can't buy another one for this one so it's no big deal
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Old 11-18-2011, 06:18 AM   #33
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When I had the need to have a barrel cut, I took it to a machine shop. They charged me $5.00 to cut to length and also nicely reamed the opening. You would never know it was cut. For $5 buck or so, don't butcher with a hacksaw, get it done right. It will look professional and you know it's cut even.

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Old 12-04-2011, 05:43 AM   #34
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This is for all u that said i couldnt or shouldnt cut the barrell of my shotgun off with a hacksaw or cut it off period cause it would look bad and never turn out right... evidently your not good at working with your hands. it turned out perfect! Im 110% happy with the way it looks it cut even i cleaned it with a file and it just took a few minutes. In person it looks factory

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Old 12-04-2011, 09:29 AM   #35
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If'n you say so dude. Looks kinda home-brewed to me. Still, whatever blows yer hair back. Have you patterned it yet?
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:51 AM   #36
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i'm not trying to be critical, but it does look kind of home brewed with the vent rib futher back than the barrel. i would have waited and bought the 18.5" barrel myself, just because now your shot pattern will be only good at very close range, whereas a 18.5" barrel would be choked for optimum shot pattern. yours will be questionable at best. if you're happy with it, that's all that matters, because it's your gun to do as you like.
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Old 12-04-2011, 11:27 AM   #37
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Why not sell your barrel and buy one the length you want?
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Old 12-04-2011, 01:43 PM   #38
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I'm glad you had the gumption to do what you wanted. +1. My only thought is that I would have cut the barrel an inch or so longer so the rib and barrel could have been the same length. But you did fine. As to any of your detractors remember, its your gun not theirs and you are the only one who has to like it.
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Looks good shooter, now shoot it and see how it works!
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I'm glad you had the gumption to do what you wanted. +1. My only thought is that I would have cut the barrel an inch or so longer so the rib and barrel could have been the same length. But you did fine. As to any of your detractors remember, its your gun not theirs and you are the only one who has to like it.
Yea im not worried about the vent rib cause i can take it off easily i just didnt and it looks better in person
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