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Old December 2, 2013, 09:32 PM   #1
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Mossberg 500AR ?

I have my dads mossberg 500AR. Pre-1968. So no serial number
Or at least I can't find one... I had several look also...nada
Any other serial number locations hidden ?

What does 'ar' mean ? It does have the engraved parts on the receiver mechanism Using older style 2 3/4. Shells

I know it is not a fancy gun, but I want to use it
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Old December 3, 2013, 03:31 PM   #2
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Does it have a vent rib and adjustable choke?Mines an AR too and it has the vent rib and adjustable choke that what I thought it meant.Could be wrong.
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Old December 3, 2013, 04:45 PM   #3
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No reason not to use it. I thought AR meant aluminum receiver, but I could be mistaken
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Old December 3, 2013, 05:26 PM   #4
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All mossberg 500s and their derivatives have always had aluminum receivers. The "A" designates it as a 12 gauge. A "B" would be 16ga. "C" is 20ga. "E" is .410.

The "R" I believe designates it as a vent rib model.
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