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Old October 12, 2009, 09:47 PM   #1
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Mossberg 500 Tactical Persuader Q's

Hey guys I'm a noob to the forum. I just have a couple of questions regarding ammo useage and capacity for this Mossberg 500 Tactical Persuader.

The Moss I bought is the model 500 TP with the 18.5'' barrell. I also purchased some 3'' 00 buckshots as well. Upon loading the shotgun, I found I can only fit 2+1 shells.(only 2 if I don't cock the action)

Is this because I'm using 3'' shells. Will I have more shell capacity if I switched to using 2 3/4 length ammo? This gun will only be used for HP. I just want to be able to hold more ammo with out keeping the gun cocked all the time.

Any help would be appreciated. Take it easy on me.
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Old October 12, 2009, 09:53 PM   #2
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You need to remove the wooden plug from the magazine. Unload the gun. Unscrew the end of the magazine tube, tilt the barrel downward and shake the gun gently until a small wooden plug comes out of the small hole in the end of the magzine. It's about six inches long. It's there, I think, to keep your gun legal for hunting by limiting the load to 2+1. With it removed, you should be able to load up 5+1.
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Old October 12, 2009, 10:18 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot that's excatly what it was. Thx 4 your help.
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