In my quest for a 1911, I found a Mossberg 500!

Discussion in 'General Shotgun Discussion' started by glockalot, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. glockalot

    glockalot New Member

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    I have been laying low and looking for my first 1911, however, in the mean time I have also been looking for a Mossberg 500 for home defense. Well today it happened, I fell in love with a Mossberg 500 Tactical 12G, 18.5" barrel with the 6 position adj. carbon fiber stock and pistol grip. This 500 is light and very easy to handle. I plan on shooting it soon, maybe early next week so I'll follow up with some comments and a few pictures.

    Really love this thing!:)
     
  2. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Check out a side-saddle shell holder. It may be heavier than you like, may not. http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/7-1081159 Mine is a cheapy similar to that.

    My Mossy500 has been mine since 1995; she was somebody else's before that, looks like she's eaten a ton of shells; she still runs fine. My shorty 18.5" barrel doesn't match the "patina" too well.
     

  3. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    Not a 1911 but great shotgun selection (screw 870's lol). You're not in New Hampshire are you?
     
  4. glockalot

    glockalot New Member

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    This one came with a 5 shell holder as part of the ATI stock, love it!
     
  5. glockalot

    glockalot New Member

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    I live in NJ and FL.
     
  6. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    NICE! Nothing to buy but ammo & ear plugs.
     
  7. mountainman13

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    Ah ok. I saw the exact gun at the lgs a week ago. Thought you might have snagged it.
     
  8. glockalot

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    Not a 1911, but I have my eye on a colt 70 series in mint condition.
     
  9. mountainman13

    mountainman13 New Member

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    Lol you sound like me. "I want an AR" and then a week later "I bought a glock 20" lol
    You have the bug my friend.
    Nice 1911 btw
     
  10. HockaLouis

    HockaLouis New Member

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    You just can't go wrong with a 500 (but change the safety switch to metal as soon as you get a reaonable chance).

    Pics and report next week or else! ;)
     
  11. GaryGlock

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    Niice buy. I have basically the same gun. Tons of fun with this thing an its eating everything I've fed her.
     
  12. glockalot

    glockalot New Member

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    Yeah, I have the bug alright! I still love my Glocks too!
     
  13. glockalot

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    2 quick photos!


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  14. ineverFTF

    ineverFTF New Member

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    Screw 870's? My good sir, that is an insult that will not be tolerated! I demand satisfaction!
     
  15. glockalot

    glockalot New Member

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    I never met one (870) I didn't like!
     
  16. GaryGlock

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    Ah wow very nice man! That carbon fiber looks good I don't think I've ever seen that.
     
  17. BrooklynFaTs

    BrooklynFaTs New Member

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    The 870 is america's work horse I think its the most selling gun of all time I've got a bran new stock set if anybody needs one
     
  18. ineverFTF

    ineverFTF New Member

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    Wood stock, synthetic, thumbhole, some odd conglomeration of the 3?
     
  19. ineverFTF

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    Ah never mind then. I have a standard wood stock on mine. Granted it's 20 years old but i dont need another.