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what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by scottiej » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:06 pm

Seller wants $350. I asked how well used it is, and his reply was that it's been used.... he said you can see the paints been rubbed off the tube. I guess it would take quite a few shell ejections to rub the paint off. Do we think $350 is too much?

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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Shadowsbane » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:09 pm

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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by jeremy1391 » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:13 pm

does he still have the original furniture for it?
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by turan8 » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:14 pm

Yes, Tell him to knock $150 off the price. You can get them for $250 NEW at most gunshops.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by EeeNinja » Sun Mar 01, 2009 1:53 pm

Considering they aren't painted and most are blued I wouldn't say that price isn't really all the great. As someone else said if it has all the original furniture with it maybe..... leaning towards no. If it had a second barrel and a full stock that would be a good price. They are about $300 NIB in my area.

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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by scottiej » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:02 pm

Thanks for the input. I've been leaning toward the Remington 870 anyway. I'd like to have more customization options like a tube extension, which I know can't be done on the 500 (though it can on the 590 correct?). Anyway, I think I'll keep looking.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Hoppy » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:03 pm

350 way too much.

the furniture looks knock off, not Mossy factory

brand new, with both traditional stock, and PG is like 300.

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Post by Mr. E. Monkey » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:34 pm

$350? Seriously?
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Patient Zer0 » Sun Mar 01, 2009 2:40 pm

I agree with the others. I got my 500 for $150 and those tac-star accessories, while nice, are worth maybe another $75 if you had to buy them retail. Tell him to hit the road. $350 is not worth it for a 500 with now extremly limited utility.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Mr. Warren Peace » Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:09 pm

yep, overpriced. you could picked up a brand new mav88 18.5 -20 inch barrel for $150-220, and it's the same 12 gauge.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by mk_ultra » Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:13 pm

Whatever you do , get one with a stock. :wink:
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by wrench2035 » Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:32 pm

I paid $150 for the same gun a year ago, without that $20 forend. Pretty much the same condition as yours.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by charlie505 » Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:57 pm

I got ripped off for 275 and it was new - but those are NYC prices

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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Lishark015 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:20 am

i have the knock off Maverick 88, and i love it. it was my first gun buy, but still. has yet to give me any problems ::knock on wood::
paid 275 for it new, with a cleaning kit and short barrell along with the skeet barrell. works well, and is easy to clean/maintain
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Sgtlucky1987 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:24 am

Mossberg 500 - new they cost about what he's asking, Maverick 88, basicly the same thing, about $250 after tax new. Tell him to *insert inappropriate comment* and buy a new one.

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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by WES » Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:49 am

Get a 590 military model. Tougher gun.

and you don't need an extender on a 590, the tube is as long as the barrel.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by TravisM.1 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:13 am

WES wrote: and you don't need an extender on a 590, the tube is as long as the barrel.
Some 500s also have 20" barrels and 8-shot tubes.

I wouldn't pay $350 for a 500. If you shop around, you can find used Mossbergs, Mavericks, or Revelation 310s for around $100.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Trioxin » Tue Mar 10, 2009 2:48 pm

I, too, paid $150 for mine. It was 100% stock but looked like new.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by Bear_B » Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:44 pm

Mossys here go for $220 brand spanking new with both the shoulder stock, and pistol grips included. I'd pass on a USED one for 350 by a LONG ways, thats a rip.

Mossy makes an excellent shotty, they just are not worth 350 used and in the condition you described by any stretch of the imagination.
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Re: what do you all think of this Mossberg 500?

Post by mtnfolk mike » Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:42 am

i can't see the image.. :( but $350 does sound really high, for a Mossy 500... you can get them on sale around here, new for about $250... i have also seen some really nice Rem. 870's for around $300-$350..

i pick up my Mossy 500a on wed.... :D this gun is pretty much brand new.. it's a year old and has never even been shot... i ended up trading 2 custom knives for it... :wink: so far all it's cost me was the $35 transfer fee....
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