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Old August 5, 2011, 12:06 AM   #1
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Mossberg 835 18" Barrel?

I have a Mossberg 835 with a 26" barrel. I would like to adapt it for HD with an 18" barrel without spending the price of a new gun. Mossberg does not show one; nor several other suppliers I have looked at. Is there any such item?
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Old August 5, 2011, 12:44 AM   #2
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I don't believe 18.5" barrels are available for the 835. Since Mossberg have 500s, 590s, and 930s designated for tactical/HD purposes, they probably don't see the need to have tactical 835s. You may be able to find 20" turkey barrels.
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Old August 5, 2011, 08:59 AM   #3
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You could always cut the barrel down and buy another barrel for hunting and such. Or you could sell that gun and buy the 930 dual barrel combo.
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Old August 5, 2011, 11:33 AM   #4
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Or, you could leave it alone and use it as is - there is no rule that says a HD MUST have an 18.5" barrel. If your plan is to hunker down in the MBR while calling 911, barrel length is moot - if your intent is to "sweep" your house that might not always be the best idea
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