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Old March 25, 2012, 10:25 AM   #1
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C lect choke

I bought a kinda rough barrel at the gun show. It has a c-lect choke on it.. What the heck is it? I see that it adjusts from IC to Mod, to Full. It has 0% rust and a little finish loss. Are these a good choke?
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Old March 25, 2012, 10:30 AM   #2
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Mossberg factory installed "poly choke"...

Unscrew the end and remove to make sure the choke "fingers" are uniform and not damaged...

I had a c-lect choke on my .410 bolt action... I would give a coulple turns in or out and could whack rabbits from 10 to 40 yards easy!!!

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Old March 25, 2012, 10:59 AM   #3
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I had one many moons ago. It and a couple of inches of the barrel are still somewhere out in the duck marsh. Mossberg replaced the barrel, zero hassle. It worked as advertised, but I will NEVER again have a gun with a knobby device on the end of the barrel.
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Old March 25, 2012, 11:15 AM   #4
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I keep mine set at full choke and never had a problem with it.
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Old March 25, 2012, 04:43 PM   #5
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Ya... just went and shot 160 gameloads through it. It really works, I had some reserves as to how it would work, but it did.
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Old March 27, 2012, 11:46 AM   #6
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They are generally the kiss of death on gun value for collectors, even factory ones.
Lots have been chopped off in the past 10 years for a straight cylinder bore.

They work fine, just not very appealing to the eye.
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Old March 27, 2012, 12:09 PM   #7
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Check your 'fingers' after shooting all those plastic wads through them...Easier to clean soon after firing than it is once the plastic sets for a while...

Never shoot steel or Hevi-Shot through them with it set tighter than MOD...
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Old March 27, 2012, 06:23 PM   #8
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I did notice it collected some plastic. And thanks for the steel and hevi shot, I did not know that. You probably saved me alot of trouble
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