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45aim
March 19, 2006, 07:49 PM
Hi everybody,
What would you recommend me getting between those two shotguns, when it comes to quality, maintinance, etc?

Mossberg 535 ATS (ALL PURPOSE FIELD)
12 ga. blued finish, wood stock, 28" VR barrel with white front bead, Mod, Full and IC Accu-choke tubes., everything from light 2 3/4-inch loads to heavy 3 1/2-inch., and you can install a scope on it if you want also.
Price $235 brand new.

or

Remington Express 870 (but it says Magnum on it as well)
12 ga. non-reflective black matte metalwork and a no-frills satin finish hardwood stock and fore-end., 28" barrel, everything from light 2 3/4-inch loads to heavy 3 inch., can't install scope on it. And why it says Magnum on it if it doesn't take 3 1/2-inch. loads?
Price $235 brand new.

Which one it's my best buy here?

Thank you

Death from Afar
March 19, 2006, 10:36 PM
870!!!!

I think that mossburg is a single rail design- even if it isnt for sheer versatilty you cannot beat an 870. I own two, with #3 on its way...

sparkysteve
March 21, 2006, 06:08 PM
870!! Awesome guns. Good price, versatile, easy to find parts and accesories.