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canucksvt
December 18, 2006, 02:41 PM
I was just wondering if any other Mossberg 590 owners out there have swapped out their plastic stocks and replaced them with wood? I am contemplating this change and would like to see a photo or two if anyone out there has one to share. Thanks!

Ruger4570
December 19, 2006, 10:24 PM
I kinda tried to answer that in another thread. Most Mossberg guns are not worth restocking simply because the cost is almost more than their value. Trade it in on what you want unless you love the gun and don't care what it costs to have a wood stock. I don't mean to be rude, just practical. Best of luck.

flesheatingvirus
December 21, 2006, 10:59 PM
I didn't buy a 590A1 for it to be pretty. I bought it because it is tougher than hell and good at putting big holes in things. Buy an older engraved scattergun with wood that can be shined up. Have fun.

22-250boy
December 23, 2006, 10:49 AM
You could possibly trade it for an older mossberg 500. Thats what my dad has and it has a walnut stock. Im pretty sure it came with the stock. I think it looks better than the new ones with the plain hardwood looking stocks. Its a good gun and its built like a tank.

.351winchester
December 23, 2006, 06:28 PM
Rent the dvd Dead Presidents, during the Vietnam scenes you can see the main charecter use a 590 with wood furnature from the 500 American Field Grade. Actually for a long time thought it might have been a 590 that came that way for some small contract that specified wood, but am sure it was something like they couldn't for some reason get ahold of an actual old school wood-stocked trench gun like a Model 12 during filming so threw this together to look more period appropriate.
It's a pretty good movie anyway, a heist flick. Really makes you think about what we owe our vets, and definately what the government does. The war portion is the best part but isn't that long, it's really graphic (you'll never look at Christopher from the Sopranos the same) Check it out, seeing it in action is a hell of a lot better than a photo. IMO doesn't look bad, also I'm not crazy about corncob forearms so in that way for me would be an improvement. Like I said also, I did wonder if this was a special issued model also, so I guess it doesn't look that out of place. See it in the movie that will be a preview of what you'll have.

canucksvt
December 27, 2006, 09:28 AM
I did not buy a 590 to be pretty, but I did want to see what it looked like with wood in place of the plastic furniture. In case anyone else wonders, I have taken a photo.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v314/canucksvt/Rifles/HPIM0036Medium.jpg

RevolverLover
December 27, 2006, 11:10 AM
I like it :D Did you use the stocks/forearm from a Mossberg 500?

Desert Heat
December 27, 2006, 11:16 AM
I think it looks way better like that. God I love the 590, the greatest shotgun ever made!!

canucksvt
December 27, 2006, 11:36 AM
Thanks for the opinions guys. I too like it, but the only problem is that the stock set I used belongs to a friend. We simply swapped them out so I could see what it looked like and to take a photo to share with others, as well as to get opinions. I am on the hunt now for a set of my own. To answer the question, yes the stock set came off of a Mossberg 500.

kentucky_smith
December 27, 2006, 12:29 PM
cost you about $70

http://www.boydboys.com/BrowseEbus/ShotgunPAmossberg.asp

Ruger4570
December 27, 2006, 05:53 PM
Mossberg 590 = best shotgun ever made?? That certainly is a strech..

Creature
May 23, 2007, 04:25 PM
Here is my 590A1 with wood:

Mak308
May 23, 2007, 04:48 PM
:D Nice !!!

Smitty in CT
May 24, 2007, 09:30 AM
Wood Stocks and Forearm sets can be found here:

www.havlinsales.com

Walnut - $45
http://www.havlinsales.com/accessimages/image028.jpg

Laminate - $65
http://www.havlinsales.com/accessimages/image022.jpg

NRA-LIFE-MEMBER
May 30, 2007, 11:29 PM
Wood is nice, but the 4 round speedstock can be more usefull in certain situations..:cool: