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Steel Target Shotgun Testing

Some new targets finally came in. I was curious if they would fall over without any weights on the bottom? I was pleasantly surprised by these results. Now in full disclosure it wasn’t with self-defense buckshot; but I’m happy nonetheless. Mossberg 590 porting and back boring by Vang Comp.   Sincerely,  Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Mossberg’s Going Wood

Just heard Mossberg is coming out with retro kind of wood stocked 500 & 590 shotguns. I for one am excited! I understand the 870 is a better made gun.  But I grew up shooting Mossberg and even carried a 590 professionally. Up to and including sticking them in peoples’ faces (they deserved it, BTW).  I live in a AR …

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Insight / L3 Mossberg Shotgun Light

Someone asked and I honestly don’t have a lot of answers. The light I use my on Mossberg 590 is an Insight Technologies / L3 fore-end. I do not believe they are made any longer, so that is a negative. The positive of that could be you might find one on the cheap. If that happens, I can’t find any …

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Vang Comp Safety Mossberg 590

We haven’t been publishing much about the shotguns since we are in the middle of a big rifle rang build. But someone wanted to know if Vang’s Mossberg safety was worth the upgrade?  I believe it is. Especially if you are engaged in high-volume training.      Marky www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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POTD — Long Guns Checked Into Armory

All my working long-guns are checked back in the armory. It’s rare for them all to be together. Some may be disappointed by the selections since we have so many more interesting rifles in the reference collection. But to get the job done, things aren’t that hard: Mossberg 590 / 500. SCAR-16. PTR-GI. Marky John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Mossberg 590 Upgrades

This will be a picture heavy post with little description since it’s self explanatory. Shown is a Mossberg 590 I purchased back in the 1990’s. It is not the A1 since the trigger guard is plastic and it lacks a heavy barrel. Understanding that a good SD shotgun needs a light, I never put one on this 590. Why? Because …

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Armory Chat EP09 Mossberg 590 Upgrades

After over 10 years hanging over my heard, and 20 years after buying it; I finally get around to upgrading my Mossberg 590 12 gauge shotgun.     Marky www.tacticaltshirts.com www.john1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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Dutch Special Forces to Buy 300 Blackout Caliber Carbines

Dutch SF Boarding Helicopter Janes The word has come down that the Netherlands SF (Korps Commandotroepen — KCT) is buying 195 300 Blackout carbines and 1.82 million rounds of 300 BLK ammo. I was  reticent to post this since I fully expect the 300 BLK mafia to make my life a living hell in constantly having to swat down all …