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Old 02-09-2011, 02:29 AM   #11
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I love my Mossberg 500. I have the slug/bird combo and i don't regret buying it.

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Old 02-09-2011, 05:57 PM   #12
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I won a Mossberg 500 20ga. at a Whitetail's banquet some 13 years ago. I sold it to my buddies' 12 year old son Mitch for the price of the ticket ($10.00). Mitch's dad bought him a slug barrel for it and Mitch took three whitetails with it the very first year.

13 years later Mitch is still killing deer with that firearm and two seasons ago took a nice buck at nearly two hundreds yards with the Mossberg.

IMHO great price/value and it will get-er-done.

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thanks for all the advice... one more question scope or no scope? I a scope what kind/power? thanks for your opinions.

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thanks for all the advice... one more question scope or no scope? I a scope what kind/power? thanks for your opinions.
Alot of people like a scope for hunting with a shooty, but not me. At the distances you'll be shooting, open sights are just fine. Heck, I still have the bead sights on my Mossy, but the slug barrel should have rifle sights.

If you do go with a scope, make sure it is made for the recoil of a shotgun and had enough eye relief that you don't get bit. Power wise, a 2 power is fine. If you use too high a power of scope, you will have a hard time keeping the crosshairs on the target at closer distances.
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I have a few Rmington 870's.

One of them is a combo with two barrels.

I absolutely love them!

One came from my father, and one came from my father in law. All 3 funtion flawlessly.

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Either shotgun's a excellent choice and will cover a wide variety of hunting applications

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A couple of advantages to buying a mossy; If you decide to buy other barrels for it and don't have a lot of $$$ to spend the Mossberg barrels are usually cheaper than the Remingtons, and the bigger reason why I would buy a Mossberg if I was in the market for another shotgun (I have a Moss 590 & a Rem 870 Super Mag) is the L.P.A. adjustable trigger Mossberg now offers on certain models.

I've been drooling over a sweet deer/turkey combo (#54266) with L.P.A. trigger and fluted slug barrel (something Remm doesn't offer either) for quite some time now.

Buying the combo is cheaper than buying the gun and later adding another barrel. Some of the barrels you just can't get unless you get them with the gun, at least I haven't been able to find them.

I'm talking about a heavy walled fluted 18.5"" barrel like on a 590a1 that Moss. makes or any fluted 12 ga barrel for a Mossy or Remington shotgun.

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i got the mossberg 500 now can i shoot a rifled slug through the field barrel if so what choke should i use???

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Imp cylinder.

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Bottom Line is that you could not go wrong with either of them!
Try both of them and decide which one feels the best to you!
Then buy it!

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