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Mossberg 500 Bullpup

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by AZ Husker, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. AZ Husker

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    A friend of mine just bought a used Mossberg Bullpup 12 gauge and I had the opportunity to shoot it yesterday. I was not impressed with the loosey-goosey slide, the sights, and the overall clumsiness of the weapon. Anyone else have one that can fill us in on whether or not this is normal?
     
  2. Tech knight

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    I was shopping for my first pump shotgun a few weeks ago. I was deciding between a Remington 870 and a Mossberg 500. Every single Mossberg 500 I tried was loose on the pump part.

    I did end up with a Mossberg 500, because of a sale.
     


  3. I assume the OP is talking about this kind of Mossburg shottie
    http://www.gunsamerica.com/904143094/Guns/Shotguns/Mossberg-Shotguns/Pump/Tactical/MOSSBERG_BULLPUP_12_GAUGE_SHOTGUN.htm

    http://www.imfdb.org/index.php/Mossberg_500#Mossberg_500.2F590_Bullpup
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2010
  4. I owned one briefly that I got in a trade. That one and the other one's that I have shot over the years are exactly as you described.
     
  5. rallyrs01

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    I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.
     
  6. WoodenPlank

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    I think there is an aftermarket stock kit or two to convert a 500 to a bullpup configuration, as well.
     
  7. method

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    I tried a Muzzlelite kit on my 870 once. Don't ever do it.

    How was the trigger on the Mossberg? Worst ever or just merely terrible?
     
  8. WoodenPlank

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    If you are asking me, I haven't got a clue. My 590 is still in factory config, except for the side-saddle and light..
     
  9. method

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    No, wondering about the bullpup AZ Husker shot.
     
  10. B.Reid

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    I had one of those for awhile. Traded it off years ago.
     
  11. AZ Husker

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    The trigger was terrible, it was clumsy to pump, and the grip safety didn't always disengage.