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finally bought my first shotgun

Discussion in 'Shotguns' started by craig_o, Aug 22, 2008.

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  1. craig_o

    craig_o Member

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    Looked at the Maverick and the Mossberg Persuader and settled on the Mossie. They looked and felt identical (supposed to, I hear), but the tang safety won me over. If not for that, I most likely would have bought the Maverick.

    Having a pistol grip is nice too, just because.

    Looks great minus one little scratch on the chamber wall. Little white line. Not a show-stopper.

    Was surprised to see that the slide doesn't rack unless the gun is being held horizontally (and right-side-up). I wasn't going to practice my Ninja moves anyway.

    Got the Mossberg Loc-Box for it. I think that's going to work out (haven't installed it yet). Storing it like that requires the slide to be open (this the shotgun is technically cocked?), but I guess it's not a problem since Mossberg sells it for their own products.

    So that's my story. Academy, $259 +tax.
     
  2. Dave McCracken

    Dave McCracken Moderator In Memoriam

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    Congrats. Now go shoot it plenty....
     
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