Mossberg 500a 12 ga riot gun, 2-3/4” & 3”

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Mossberg 500a 12 ga riot gun, 2-3/4” & 3”

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Post by ml1209 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:09 pm

Found one at a pawn shop for $123. Had the 18.5” barrel and ribbed wood forearm. Dual action bars and it is as slick as greased ice. Good deal?

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Post by puma guy » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:16 pm

I'd say so! :thumbs2: Does it have a full butt stock or pistol grip? Photos are encouraged!
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Post by ml1209 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:20 pm

puma guy wrote:I'd say so! :thumbs2: Does it have a full butt stock or pistol grip? Photos are encouraged!
Full buttstock, wood

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Post by ELB » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:35 pm

Um, what's the name of that pawn shop? :evil2:
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Post by LDB415 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:22 pm

Sounds like a heck of a deal.
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Post by SQLGeek » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:10 pm

As long as it's not completely rusted out, that's a great price.
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Post by ml1209 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:48 pm

I put it on layaway. Here is a snapshot of it while at the pawn shop.

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Post by Pawpaw » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:18 pm

You done good. REAL GOOD!!!

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Post by SQLGeek » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:04 am

Indeed. I guess I need to start poking my head in to some pawn shops.
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Post by AdioSS » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:27 am

Heck of a deal! Even if it’s a cut down barrel, I still woulda bought it :thumbs2:

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Post by LDB415 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:31 pm

Very nice. You did quite well I believe.
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Post by flechero » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:19 pm

Good find!!

AdioSS wrote:Heck of a deal! Even if it’s a cut down barrel, I still woulda bought it :thumbs2:

The older 500A's actually came with a factory 18.25" barrel... I bought one as a kit in 1989 (for $189) that had a full stock, pistol grip, 18.25" & 28" mod barrels, heat shield, and some other items. Still have it! Although the stock finally cracked and was replaced with synthetic. I shot somewhere north of 20k rounds through it and Mossberg replaced all the internals, free of charge, after the FP housing developed a light crack.

I cut down the long mod barrel to 22" and had it threaded for chokes... was a dream pheasant gun in SD!!

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:50 pm

ml1209 wrote:Found one at a pawn shop for $123. Had the 18.5” barrel and ribbed wood forearm. Dual action bars and it is as slick as greased ice. Good deal?
DARN good deal!
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Post by ET-Ret » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:08 pm

I bought one in a combo package from Service Merchandise
26" Mod chocke bbl
18.5 cyl bore with Heatshield
Piston Grip and Wood stock with pad.
in late 80's or early 90's Fro 199.oo plus tax

later bought a cut off 18.5 bbl at Gander Mountain in Corsicana TX for $20.00
I was going to shoot ball bearings but never got around to it. I did not want to screwup the original bbl.
I think you got a good buy.
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Post by puma guy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:29 pm

Pawpaw wrote:You done good. REAL GOOD!!!

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