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Old February 27, 2008, 07:39 PM   #1
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mossberg rolling thunder

Been waiting until one of the Mossberg pump models go on sale here locally, i was on the Mossberg site and saw the rolling thunder model. Does anyone have an info, looking for a HD pump shotgun. Thanks
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Old February 28, 2008, 06:44 AM   #2
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The rolling thunder is not what you are looking for if you want a HD model. The standard 500 with a 18 1/2" barrel and bead sight is pleanty.
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Old February 28, 2008, 08:27 AM   #3
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DUDE THAT THING IS TACTIKOOL!!!
Seriosly I doubt that big honking flash suppressor is needed and I promise that the "heat shield" is a waste of steel... I have rapid fired 24 rounds of high brass ammo in my 20 gauge and the barrel was hot but not blistering so... If recoil is a concern than the pistol grip is OUT too.
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Old February 29, 2008, 03:55 PM   #4
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HD was more of an excuse, really what I am looking for is a reason to buy it
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Old March 24, 2008, 10:35 AM   #5
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http://www.mossberg.com/images/Mossb.../New/55605.jpg I like how they managed to get the brass bead on that thing (they are calling it a barrel stabilizer). http://www.valorcorp.com/products/pr...4&item=2061085 Notice the difference in the two pictures the bottom one has a picatinny base under it and seems like some kind of threaded nut. I wonder if it is attached by some kind of threaded muzzle or choke tube; or press fit or screwed on somehow. I gotta hand it to Mossberg for coming out with so many different models (shotgun and rifle have you seen their .30-.30 and soon to come out .22 lever action?) something for everyone. Won't knock anyone for wanting to buy one. I have too many shotties right now but I would buy the part to stick on the end of one of 'em.

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Old March 24, 2008, 11:02 AM   #6
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really what I am looking for is a reason to buy it.......I want it is the only reason I need. Not what I would prefer, but if ya like it, go for it.
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Old March 24, 2008, 12:43 PM   #7
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I personally think it has about as much practical application as TOABH, but what do I know? If you like it, isn't that all that really matters? As far as HD is concerned I think you would be about as well off with a good baseball bat. Actually, if you make sure it is unloaded, you could hold it by that **** on the end of the barrel and probably swing it pretty well. Other than that I like it.
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Old October 20, 2008, 04:13 PM   #8
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this baby is awsome and my newest treat is a red dot with laser combo thats being put on as we speak
love the power
and is fun for me and my friends when were just blowing stuff up
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Old October 20, 2008, 05:56 PM   #9
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I'd hate to be in civil suit and have THAT

thing paraded in front of the jury! Looks like something (to the average citizen-juror) out of an Arnold Schartzannager movie.
I hope this doesn't mean that the 500 Persuader is being replaced?
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Old October 20, 2008, 06:02 PM   #10
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That thing makes my eyes hurt!
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Old October 20, 2008, 06:44 PM   #11
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The stock 500 with an 18.5" inch barrel is a better deal. Spend the rest on practice ammo.
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Old October 20, 2008, 06:46 PM   #12
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That thing makes my eyes hurt!

That looks like the baffle off a set of drag pipes I had on Harley 40 years ago. Can we roast marshmallows on that!

My best to ya.
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Old October 20, 2008, 07:03 PM   #13
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Bring on the Zombies!!

That would make one hell of a range toy, but wow it would hard to explain to the jury why you needed a gut ripping bayonet to save your life. Now, once the undead start stumbling around and a cheesy director pulls out a cheap video camera, then your in business.

I'd say get it if you like action movie grade guns, but please just use a "normal" gun for HD. Your lawyer will thank you later.
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Old October 20, 2008, 07:06 PM   #14
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why would someone do that to a shot gun. the on;y thing i even think i would want near my Mossberg is the nylon sling on the pump for my hand. *** is the point of that "stabilizer"?

every shot a pistol grip, try before you buy.

waste of steel if you ask me.

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Old October 20, 2008, 07:55 PM   #15
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Getting back to serious stuff, Mossberg is a fine shotgun, my suggestion is to go with a basic 500 or 590 and get use to it. Once you know the gun and make the gun operate well, then blow some bucks on the KOOL stuff you want to put on it.

Scattergun Bob says, "they come out of the box simple, near perfect and ready to GO, you just have to learn how to press that GO BUTTON."

Good Luck & Be Safe
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Old October 20, 2008, 07:59 PM   #16
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I bet Gunkid will buy a wheelbarrow full of them when he gets out of the pokey.
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Old October 24, 2008, 04:10 PM   #17
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some new pics of my pest controler

shes almost done
just need to change the pump grip to allow for m203 grenade launcher for those peskie rabbits jj anyways here she is with a red dot and laser combo
great for late night offense
and no i havent knocked over any 7-elevens it strictly for when there are zombies trying to take over.
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Old October 24, 2008, 04:36 PM   #18
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heres a few more pics

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Old October 25, 2008, 02:25 PM   #19
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Nice toy,Steve, but it's missing something.

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Old October 25, 2008, 03:12 PM   #20
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some new pics of my pest controler
shes almost done
just need to change the pump grip to allow for m203 grenade launcher
Whatz after that... a folding stock?

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Old October 25, 2008, 03:28 PM   #21
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M203 huh? for rabbts? ok then
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Old October 25, 2008, 09:13 PM   #22
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looks wild steve. good luck finding the m203 for the shotgun. maybe just get an m79 and handload bird and buck loads.
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Old October 25, 2008, 09:36 PM   #23
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Mmm... aside from wear marks, I didn't see any lugs for T&E Mechanism/Tripod- or even a bipod. With a tri-rail, he could mount night vision, FLIR, landing lights, torsion bars, etc.
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Old October 26, 2008, 04:56 PM   #24
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it looks like an exhaust pipe on those souped up rice rocket hondas.

I'm sorry that gun just looks wrong.

whats the point of that thing on the end.

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Old October 26, 2008, 05:00 PM   #25
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I'm sorry that gun just looks wrong.

whats the point of that thing on the end.

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To capitalize on the movie No Country for Old Men.

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