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Mossberg or Remington

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by NEOH212, Jan 15, 2012.


  1. NEOH212

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    Ok people, sell me on my next tactical shotgun. I have ardently been a Mossberg Gal for all of my shooting days. I have two Mossbergs. I would like whatever I get next to be at least as durable and reliable as the Mossberg 590A1 and stay at or under $800. So, what do you think. Do I go with a semi auto, do I stay with a pump? Do I stay with Mossberg, do I go with a Remington, or do I get something else all together?

    I would appreciate your input. Thanks! :wavey:
     

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  2. MrMurphy

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    The 870 Police is just fine. I have no issues with either platform.

    Remington's coming out with the new R12, which is the combat shotgun equivalent of their shoots-it-all Versamax. Might want to check it out.
     

  3. frankr

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    I have a Winchester SXP Defender and a Remington 870, both our great shotguns but my new favorite shotgun is the Mossberg 930 SPX. Wow where do I begin? It’s a 7+1 semi-auto tactical shotgun. It has a 7 round magazine, 18 ½ barrel, LPA/M16 style ghost ring rear sight, mounted on a Picatinny rail. I’ve put hundred’s of rounds through this gun with 0 malfunctions and what I really like about the gun it handles the load brass stuff so when I’m out fun shooting I’m able to shoot the Remington low brass 100 shell value pack I can get at Wal-Mart for under $30.00. I picked up my gun up a Dick’s for only $619.00 plus tax about half of what you would pay for comparable combat semi auto shotgun, plus it’s made in the USA. If you choose a semi auto make sure it will reliably handle the low brass loads, it will get really expensive if the gun will only handle the high brass loads. I’m attaching a fellow Glock Talk member’s review of his 930 SPX. Good Luck.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9uNbc03UYI&feature=relmfu"]Mossberg 930 SPX range review - YouTube[/ame]
     
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  4. Big Bird

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    I've only seen one Versamax in the duck blind and based on what I saw I wouldn't own one. (constant malfunctions with 3" steel loads).

    I have no personal experience with one--just what I saw.
     
  5. itstime

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    I'm a Mossberg man. Also a lefty. I just prefer the safety comfig on the Mossbergs.

    As states earlier, the 930 SPX is a great shotgun. I own one myself. Shoots everything and has all tw cool features at a reasonable cost to boot.
     
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    Remmy's are duck guns that can be converted to be useable as HD/tactical/etc.

    Mossy's are built as combat shotguns from the start.
     
  7. Nestor

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    No, You got it all wrong.
    Mossberg is just a rabbit gun, but only with the slugs.
    Otherwise it's only good for squirrels.
     
  8. jellis11

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    I've always had Remingtons. Last year I had my heart set on a Mossy 590. Got to the shot, was about to buy it... lol couldn't do it. Remington is my suggestion. But it's all up to you :)
     
  9. WoodenPlank

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    Who?

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  10. David_Ely

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    If your most familiar with Mossbergs, that's what you should stick with. That way you don't have to re-learn how to use it. As for semi vs. pump, that is personal preference.
     
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    I assume one gun IS a 590? What's the other, and what do want to shoot with it?

    (Just crazy, but I thought these might be important questions before answering...)
     
  13. NEOH212

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    Yes, one of my shotguns is a 590A1 and the other is a 500 special purpose. It will be a defensive shotgun only. I'm looking to add something different to the collection than I already have. It should have a 3" chamber and preferably ghost ring sights.
     
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    I kind of like that and the price isn't bad either!
     
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    Thanks everyone for the input. I'll let you know what I decide! :wavey:
     
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    At eight hundred bucks pain threshold and a desire for "something different" but still in the SD category, I'd say wait for the KSG. It's what I'm holding out for.
     
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    If you already have a 590A1 and a 500, a 930SPX would fit the bill perfectly.
     
  18. 6F0 Nick

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    That's like choosing between Pepsi and Coke for me. I have owned both Rem and Moss and have been satisfied with both shotguns. It is more a matter of personal preference than which one is "better".
     
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    I love my 870P with ghost rings, Wilson extension, and wood police furniture, I'd never sell it. That being said,I would really like a Mossberg 590A1. I'm not really into semi autos, but if I were in your boat, with a couple of Mossbergs already, and wanting something different, I'd try one of those 930s. They do look a little "weak" to me though.
     
  20. PantherFan

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    I love my Mossberg 930 SPX. It sets beside my bed ready to rock and roll.