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Old 07-10-2011, 09:06 PM   #11
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Never had any issues with either of the 500s i got. (3 of them)

Heres a photo of one...

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Same here. In the market for a shotgun.
Keep oscillating from Remington 870 to
Mossberg 590 A1 and back and forth.
Need help from you guys what is best ...
what is best ... Oh, damn, what is best ...

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Same here. In the market for a shotgun.
Keep oscillating from Remington 870 to
Mossberg 590 A1 and back and forth.
Need help from you guys what is best ...
what is best ... Oh, damn, what is best ...
I have forbidden myself from going to local Sportsman's Warehouse shotgun gun counter section only. I sniff or touch at another Remington 870 it will be purchased.
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Old 07-11-2011, 01:06 AM   #14
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BigCountry02 ... Hint taken ... thanks!
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I'm looking for a home defense weapon that I take the to range once in a while for some trap shooting.

What do people think of the 500 Persuader? Is it that much different than a regular 500?

Some people mentioned that the 500 is limited as far as upgrades go? Is this true and if so how come?

For the upgrades I want to do: sling, Picatinny rail, shell holder, and heat shield, how hard is it to add these to the gun? Should I get a specific version of the 500?

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I'm looking for a home defense weapon that I take the to range once in a while for some trap shooting.

What do people think of the 500 Persuader? Is it that much different than a regular 500?

Some people mentioned that the 500 is limited as far as upgrades go? Is this true and if so how come?

For the upgrades I want to do: sling, Picatinny rail, shell holder, and heat shield, how hard is it to add these to the gun? Should I get a specific version of the 500?
I don't think you can go wrong with a 500 or a rem 870.The Mossberg is meant to be more of a tactical gun,as where the 870 is meant to be more of a sportsman's gun.The main difference on a 500 is the safety controls,aluminum reciever and absent loading gate,as where an 870 has a classic safety location,steel reciever and loading gate.The steel reciever sold me twords the 870 when I made my choice between the two.
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I have had my 870 for more than a decade and it has NEVER dissapointed me. I actually got the 870 express package deal with the shot barrel and a smooth bored slug barrel. I can tell you that if you can get the whole thing as a set you can save some cheddar. Infact I bought it back then for over a hundred bucks cheaper than it can be had for now and if you add the price of the shotgun plus the slug barrel it is a hefty difference in buying together vs. buying as pieces... etc...

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Go with the one that doesn't fail, because they all produce the same result. DEAD MEAT......Moss 500

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Go with the one that doesn't fail, because they all produce the same result. DEAD MEAT......Moss 500

I've seen more failures of all sorts from a mossy 500 than a rem 870
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The 870 is by far probably the most customizable shotgun around. They've been around forever and for good reason. Very low failure rate and most police forces in the U.S. use the 870. The moss 500 is heavily used as well. I like the weight of the 870 a little better even though the two are comparable. Don't have a pic but my 870 sports ATI collapsible stock with pistol grip, a hand gripped forend with rails and a side saddle for extra shells. In the process of finding a better deal on an extended magazine tube. Its great fun to shoot for sure.

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