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Old July 2, 2011, 11:47 AM   #1
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Mossberg 500 Road Block

I like Odd Ball guns. Having a couple 50BMG rifles I just liked how the Mossberg 500 Road Block look so I have it coming. Have a folding stock on the way too. (This is just a toy for me as I have other shotguns.)
Only a mother could love the looks of this baby.


What ya think?

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Old July 2, 2011, 06:44 PM   #2
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What ya think?
I wouldn't have bought it. If I got it for free, I would sell it and by ammo.

That's just me.
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Old July 2, 2011, 06:44 PM   #3
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If you like it... That's all that matters....
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Old July 2, 2011, 06:48 PM   #4
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In this day and time, we could all use a good laugh and the road blocker (as well as the chainsaw and rolling blunder) are some good examples.
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Old July 2, 2011, 07:38 PM   #5
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To me it doesn't say 'serious shotgun, serious shotgunner' but if you didn't buy it for that, what difference does it make?

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Old July 2, 2011, 09:19 PM   #6
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I'd buy one if it came with an ATI top folder stock, mag tube extension and bayonet mount...
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Old July 2, 2011, 09:32 PM   #7
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Dude, for the conversation peace it will be with friends and at the range alone, it is worth it. BTW, I presume you can replace the barrel with any other 500.

Have fun. COllectors item. Worst case, you still have a gun that goes boom.
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Old July 2, 2011, 10:08 PM   #8
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Some like custom street rods, some like'em restored to their original vintage....
Some build custom motorcycles, some like'em factory...
Some like custom/oddball guns, some.....you get my point.

If it makes you happy it tickles me to pieces.
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Old July 2, 2011, 10:14 PM   #9
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We work hard for our money, so if this is your reward then good for you. I kinda makes me think of the football slang of "fasten you chin strap."

The gadget on the end of the barrell reminds me of the side pipes on an old vette or the newer Dodge Viper. Mossberg must of hired some unemployed auto design engineer.

I do have a former State Trooper Mossberg 500, and I like the way it handles and shoots. Of course it will require a few amputations and crutches to match its kin in your new gun.
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Old July 2, 2011, 11:27 PM   #10
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The gadget on the end of the barrel reminds me of the side pipes on an old vette
Probably look like 'afterburners' if ya ran a dragons breath round through her.
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Old July 3, 2011, 12:14 AM   #11
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So Mossberg made more 14 inch barrels than they could sell. Then they plagiarized the Barret light fifty muzzle brake...

I would never buy one of those things. If you like it, more power to ya.
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Old July 3, 2011, 01:01 AM   #12
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Is it like a harpoon or something?

When a fleeing felon is approaching a road block do you throw it at the windsheild of his car like a javelin? I think that thing on the end would definately break a windsheild, and probably someone's skull...

Does a captive bolt gun qualify as an oddball firearm?
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Old July 3, 2011, 01:27 AM   #13
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Frankly, first impression is that it looks like the shotgun the wimpy kid in high school would grow up and buy...you know, hoping it would make him look bad ass. LOL. But hey, if it's what you want, more power to you.
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Old July 3, 2011, 01:41 AM   #14
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I held one and the muzzle break is rediculous and cumbersome. Get ride of that muzzle break.
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Old July 3, 2011, 03:06 AM   #15
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If you plan on shooting it, don't buy that shotgun.
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Old July 3, 2011, 04:10 AM   #16
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floating the boat

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This is just a toy for me
Exactly.
It will be interesting to discover what the reaction to that muzzle break is from people to either side of you when you shoot the thing.
Not the MB but the pistol grip.....the most difficult of all shotgun type to shoot at all accurately. Get a stock for it,,,,,that chunk of steel at the end doesn't help balance..

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Old July 3, 2011, 11:32 AM   #17
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Again I got it cause "I" like odd ball firearms. Reminded me of a 50BMG. I have a couple of them. Now that is back blast.
I already have a collapsable stock on order. Fun to doll up guns.

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Old July 3, 2011, 12:07 PM   #18
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Old July 3, 2011, 12:43 PM   #19
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Mad Max, Waterworld, and other movies of the like come to mind when I look at that.
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Old July 5, 2011, 07:23 AM   #20
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Where's the night vision scope and rocket launch?
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Old July 5, 2011, 05:07 PM   #21
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Range report on Mossberg Road Block. The muzzle brake is alloy as is the frame so no real weight. Not really that big either. Ballance is in the middle of the shotgun. My folding stock is not in yet so i went out back and put a few bird shot round thru it. With the pistol grips was not that much recoil. Maybe a 410? Nicely made and fun gun. No regrets.
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