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Posted: 5/16/2003 2:36:10 PM EST

Well, I'm trying to expand my firearms collection a bit. I have to many semi-autos

I finally got a lever gun (Marlin 1894, 30-30)

Now, I need a shotgun.

I like the light weight of the Mossy, and the bayonet lug is COOL.

There's a used(excellent) 590 for $340 at the local gun shop. Good price? It is not an A1, so it has plastic on the triger guard and safety switch, but if its a good price...

What do you all think of this gun in general.

Link Posted: 5/16/2003 2:56:49 PM EST
Its a good gun, they work and hold up good.
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 6:33:49 PM EST
For a used 590, I wouldn't pay over $250. I bought my 590 new for $300, my 590A1 was $400 w/ a knoxx stock.
Link Posted: 5/16/2003 6:40:25 PM EST
I bought a new 590 about 10 years ago. I think the factory model number was 50663 or something like that. Had ghost ring sights. I was very dissapointed in the quality, internal parts were extremely rough. Took quite a bit of work to get it to function. This was prior to the A1 model. Maybe their quality is better now but that turned me off of Mossberg for good.
Link Posted: 5/18/2003 5:44:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/18/2003 5:46:02 PM EST by Aimless]
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