Bad Shoulder Pain...

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  1. deputy tom

    deputy tom Gringo Viejo

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    As a result I'm going to start looking for a Mossberg 410 HS Shotgun. I might even get a 410 Shockwave. I'm done fooling around. tom.
     
  2. legalsten

    legalsten

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    I bought a Mossberg 500 in 410 for the same reason . I also bought a Shockwave but in 20 Ga because I figure it will not be used as much . The 410 is for varmints like muskrats and such . Rifles it is 7.62 x 39 and smaller for me .
     
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    Due to my jernts I had to give up on the shotgun altogether.

    But having no real or pressing need for one it's not been a problem for me.

    Best wishes finding a low power model that suits you :)
     
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  4. El Pistolero

    El Pistolero bene vivere Silver Member

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    I had a difficult rotator cuff repair about three years ago and can no longer handle my beloved Mossberg 500 12 gauge. I replaced it with a Mossberg 500 .20 gauge and I am doing ok with it so far, but I expect I’ll need to get a Mossberg .410 pump.

    I have a Remington BDL 30-06 that I’ve have used for hunting deer and antelope For many years, and I haven’t used in a few years. I might switch to a .243 Winchester.
     
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  5. smitret

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    I've got a month old pacemaker so I switched to the other shoulder.
    I'm not as handy but effective enough.
    If I don't need an accurate shot shooting from the hip will work.
    Good Luck
     
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  6. CBTENGR

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    I have had my 410 Mossberg 500 since about 1985 and it is still going strong. I also bought a 410 Shockwave last year and love it. My 500 has taken plenty of rabbits, squirrels, quail, and dove over the years. I have since put a 18 1/2? cylinder bore barrel on it for my wife to use since she is petite and has MS. The 410 500 does well for her. I keep both loaded with 3" 000 buckshot loads with 5 pellets. Both guns keep all 5 pellets inside of an 8 inch circle at 15 yards.

    I did put a reflex sight with circle dot reticle on my Shockwave. Man is it fun to shoot and is effective for home defense.
     
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    3007 Previously Will Beararms

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    Winchester SX4 20 Gauge
    Beretta A400 20 Gauge
     
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    I love the .410, that Mossberg should be a good one.
     
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    I had shoulder surgery (left) in April and then had neck surgery (C5, C6, C7 fused), so, I'm just getting to where I'm comfortable, shouldering my 870, but can't take the recoil yet, doctor's orders, but he said .223/5.56, shouldn't bother me, as far as recoil, but my Steyr AUG is good to go, since is much shorter.
     
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    Shotguns hurt. I’m delicate.
     
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    I wouldn’t overlook the 10/22 as a lightweight, zero recoil H.D. Gun. Don’t laugh.
     
  12. jmaj

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    22 LR at rifle speed will penetrate a foot into ballistic gel. And for a sizable step up with negligible recoil the 22 mag in a rifle.
    Rotator cuff injuries are a *****. I haven't had an MRI done but the PT is 100% sure the problem is a partial tear of the supraspinatus muscle. Small muscle but when irritated sends pain down the arm and triggers the trapezius to contract and cause neck issues. 2 months of PT and improvement is oh so slow.
     
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    Yuup! Left shoulder surgery in May, then neck surgery in September..(C5, C6, C7 fused), so all I can shoulder is .22s, for now. Doctor said "Don't shoot any heavy recoiling long guns" and it hurts to shoulder anything, like an Rem 870.

    I had several spurs in the shoulder and one (looked like a tooth) was digging into my Rotator cuff, know how you feel and out of all the surgeries I've had, the shoulder was the worst one (2 back surgeries/one shoulder and the neck surgery)

    Get well soon!!!
     
  14. knoxrocks222

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    A single shot, break, with mini shells would probably work for you, unless you just absolutely have to have a pump. I to had a pretty rough rotator cuff tear, and I’ve found that the mini shells are life savers
     
  15. Borg Warner

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    It's too bad the 28 gauge isn't more popular. It kicks like a .410 but hits like a 20.
     
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    What the heck are you guys doing to your shoulders? :alex: Thanks to the Army I have some back damage and some hearing damage and maybe some drain bamage but my shoulders are ok.
     
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    I suspect it kicks like a 28 but hits like a 28. :fred:
     
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    They don't kick very hard and most 28's are built of a 20 gauge frame and they kick like a 410.
     
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    Here are some photos of my 410 Mossberg 500 loaded with 3" 000 buckshot loads with 5 pellets.

    1 shot at 15 yards

    500 000BS 15YD.jpg

    5 shots at 15 yards

    500 000BS 3S 15YD.jpg

    And 3 shots at 25 yards

    500 3S 25YD.jpg
     
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    I say this with all due respect.

    If it hurts that much.... Give it up.

    There is no shame in getting old, or injured.
     
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