Originally Posted by countrygun
My wife shoots a Remington 870 youth for upland shooting. Pretty nice. I am surprised at your experience with the Mossberg however.
It may be the (1) particular gun. I have a 500 12a and the action is fine. I actually suspected something might be wrong with the 510 I handled at Academy Sports, it was horrid and no way a youngster could rack it without lots of effort.