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Posted: 9/29/2001 6:04:24 AM EST
What do you guys think of putting a pistol grip stock on pump shotguns (Moss 500 in my case)? I don't mean for field use just my if SHTF-personal defense 18" barreled gun. Thanks in advance for any ideas.[^] [V]
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 7:59:54 AM EST
If you are talking about a full length stock with a pistol grip then I say go for it. If you are talking about just a pistol grip only then I say spend more money on a good semi-auto pistol, night sights, range time and ammo.
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 9:02:41 AM EST
Do it I have shot quail and rabbits with mine. No butt,just the pistol. Just shoot it 25 rounds a week til you get used to it. cpermd
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 9:59:55 AM EST
I own a Mossberg 500 with a pistol grip. The gun looks cool but it hurts to shoot it! My hand was swolen and hurt for 2 days after shooting about 20 rounds. I now attempt to absorb the recoil with my front hand when I shoot. My .02 cents...
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 10:04:06 AM EST
Yeah I would go along with USNJoe, and get the pistol grip with the full stock. That what I have and it works well. Get the one piece model and not the "convertable" one. They tend to flex and twist under fire.
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 10:22:25 AM EST
The Choate pistol gripped stock with adjustable length of pull is good.
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 10:40:05 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2001 7:14:38 PM EST
Yes I was referring to a full stock with a pistol grip. Is that the type you had trouble with Paul? Was that a Remington or Mossberg?
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 9:39:28 AM EST
I put the Choate pistol grip stock on my Mossy 500... then added the Surefire fore end and an OTK reflex sight... I love it.
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 2:01:56 PM EST
A mossberg 500 in 20ga is quite comfortable with a pistol grip, unlike the 12ga, which is a bear. having a pistol grip on the fore stock makes it a little better. the 20ga option may be a good idea if you want this for indoors (or blasting snakes...)
Link Posted: 9/30/2001 4:09:04 PM EST
I have a pistol grip choate stock on my 18 inch barrel 870 express. I can reload special or normal ammo from the side saddle while still keeping the gun on target and have the option of butt-stroking an opponent if I don't need to use lethal force.....
Link Posted: 10/1/2001 5:20:21 AM EST
I have one of Advanced Tech top fold on my 590 mosse, I like it a lot. Press a button and you have a full stock, press it again and you have a pistal griped shot gun. To cool.
Link Posted: 10/1/2001 5:28:38 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/1/2001 5:23:40 AM EST by Major-Murphy]
I am of the OPINION that pistol-grips should be reserved for semi-auto shotguns, only. It comes in handy when pulling the weapon back on target for a second shot. If you have to pump, this becomes moot. IMHO
Link Posted: 10/1/2001 5:42:53 AM EST
?? Does anyone carry Mag extentions for the Mossberg?? I have not seen any available
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