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Old 12-27-2012, 18:38   #1
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New Mossberg 590

Thought you guys might like to see my new shotgun. I sure like it! Do any of you think that it might be on the "ban list" or whatever is being proposed because it has a bayonet lug? Not the reason I bought it, I forgot they had them until I got her home. Anyway, here yall go.

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Old 12-27-2012, 18:45   #2
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Very nice, a 590A1 may be my only purchase in the next couple of months.

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Old 12-27-2012, 20:07   #3
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Very nice, a 590A1 may be my only purchase in the next couple of months.

Posted from my car phone.
Thanks. I moved the upper sling point to the bayonet lug. Duh! what was I thinking?

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Old 12-27-2012, 21:40   #4
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What was the ball park askng price for your new 590a1? I've had one in the safe for 15 years that i dont even shoot anymore.

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Old 12-28-2012, 08:05   #5
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Well did some more research and this gun is not an a1. The a1 has a metal trigger guard, safety, and a "heavy" barrel. This gun is a 590 special purpose, model #50663. I am glad I have this "light" one instead. I have heard that the a1's are over 10lbs fully loaded. Anyway, the OTD price with tax was $520. Online is around $460 -$480 plus shipping and transfer fees....plus I see many places are out of stock so I guess I did ok. I felt fine with that price.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:25   #6
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Well did some more research and this gun is not an a1. The a1 has a metal trigger guard, safety, and a "heavy" barrel. This gun is a 590 special purpose, model #50663. I am glad I have this "light" one instead. I have heard that the a1's are over 10lbs fully loaded. Anyway, the OTD price with tax was $520. Online is around $460 -$480 plus shipping and transfer fees....plus I see many places are out of stock so I guess I did ok. I felt fine with that price.
Not much difference in weight my 590A1 is less than 7 1/2 lbs but you can load 9 shells and have 4 more in stock so with 13 rounds on gun would be heavier.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:17   #7
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I justed picked up a 590A1 Blackwater at gun show $485 it has the ghost ring sights and rail and tri rail on the pump. This dealer at show whom I have bought many shotguns over the years and he always has the best prices. I went in to buy the 870 tactical with ghost rings but after handling the 590A1 I paid about $50 more to get it. I wish I could figure out how to post pictures?
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:26   #8
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I justed picked up a 590A1 Blackwater at gun show $485 it has the ghost ring sights and rail and tri rail on the pump. This dealer at show whom I have bought many shotguns over the years and he always has the best prices. I went in to buy the 870 tactical with ghost rings but after handling the 590A1 I paid about $50 more to get it. I wish I could figure out how to post pictures?
I bought the same model over a month ago. I like the shotgun. I hate the logo on the right side though. The logo is kind of tacky.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:29   #9
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I bought the same model over a month ago. I like the shotgun. I hate the logo on the right side though. The logo is kind of tacky.
I was kind of indifferent to logo didn't care one way or the other but liked the other features of the gun with its sights and like to carry 4 extra shells without putting side saddle on.
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I was kind of indifferent to logo didn't care one way or the other but liked the other features of the gun with its sights and like to carry 4 extra shells without putting side saddle on.
Iím not sure if you know this, but the front sight is adjustable for windage. The small hole in front of the front sight has a small Allen screw in it. Once you loosen it, it moves by hand. Donít over tighten it.

This is my Mossberg 590A1 Black Water. I made some changes to it and painted it O.D. Green with Dura Coat and painted the forearm FDE.
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Old 12-28-2012, 21:19   #11
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Iím not sure if you know this, but the front sight is adjustable for windage. The small hole in front of the front sight has a small Allen screw in it. Once you loosen it, it moves by hand. Donít over tighten it.

This is my Mossberg 590A1 Black Water. I made some changes to it and painted it O.D. Green with Dura Coat and painted the forearm FDE.
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I like the changes you made to it thumbs up. Thanks for the tip about the front sight I did not see this in owners maneul maybe I just missed it but thanks again.
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:21   #12
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Here is my 18.5"

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Is that a mag extension? If so can you tell us what kind & how many rounds it holds?
I like the 18 & 1/2 in length barrel better than the 20 but I did not know you could add an extension to the mag tube.

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Is that a mag extension? If so can you tell us what kind & how many rounds it holds?
I like the 18 & 1/2 in length barrel better than the 20 but I did not know you could add an extension to the mag tube.
+1. I'd like to know the set up as well......
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+1. I'd like to know the set up as well......
Not sure what is pictured but Choate makes a flush extension for the 590A1 that I have been running for while.

http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/view...36582&start=80 has a discussion on the extension.

Has worked well for me

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Old 01-02-2013, 20:31   #16
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Not sure what is pictured but Choate makes a flush extension for the 590A1 that I have been running for while.

http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/view...36582&start=80 has a discussion on the extension.

Has worked well for me

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According to Fred Choate, in that thread, his extension adds +1 to the stock 5 round mag tube (6 shells in the mag tube +1 in the chamber) with the spring & follower he supplies. According to others in that thread it holds 7 shells in the tube (7+1) with the stock Mossberg follower.

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Old 01-07-2013, 06:01   #17
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Is that a mag extension? If so can you tell us what kind & how many rounds it holds?
I like the 18 & 1/2 in length barrel better than the 20 but I did not know you could add an extension to the mag tube.
Sorry I missed this earlier.

Yes it is a mag extension. It is made my s&j hardware especially for the 591a1. It gives me +2 of 2 3/4" shells for a total of 7 + 1.

It also came with the front sling mount.
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Old 12-30-2012, 09:30   #18
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Thinking about adding a 590 Mossy to the collection, or maybe just another Remington 870 Tactical. I've never owned a Mossberg but have shot many of them and really like what I've seen.
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Thinking about adding a 590 Mossy to the collection, or maybe just another Remington 870 Tactical. I've never owned a Mossberg but have shot many of them and really like what I've seen.

Both good fighting shotguns.. It is really just a personal choice. I chose the 590a1 for the the location of the controls + I like the heavier barrel and tough finish.
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Thought you guys might like to see my new shotgun. I sure like it! Do any of you think that it might be on the "ban list" or whatever is being proposed because it has a bayonet lug? Not the reason I bought it, I forgot they had them until I got her home. Anyway, here yall go.
Congrats! Based purely on her summary of the new AWB and the rules of the last one, it would only be banned if it was an autoloading shotgun like the Mossberg 930.
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