@ smitherians, most Mossberg 500-series parts are compatible with Maverick 88s; the stocks are interchangeable as well, meaning you could always put a set on at a later date. Regardless of where the 88 is made, it is a great value and should not be overlooked
Be advised that if you get a high-capacity 7+1 version Mossberg 500-590 or Maverick, you are limited to the types of barrels available. The standard magazine versions have a much wider selection of barrel types.
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