MOSSBERG® 590 Buyer Guide: all you need to know

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The Mossberg 590 9-SHOT. Source: Mossberg Corp.

The Mossberg 590 is a pump-action shotgun that has been a trusted tool for law enforcement, military, and civilian use for over four decades. This versatile and reliable shotgun is an evolution of the Mossberg 500, and has established a reputation as one of the best shotguns available on the market.

The Mossberg 590 was first introduced in the 1980s as an upgrade to the Mossberg 500. It was designed to meet the rigorous demands of law enforcement and military personnel, who required a shotgun that was durable, reliable, and versatile. Over the years, the Mossberg 590 has undergone several updates and improvements, but has maintained its position as one of the most trusted shotguns in the world.

why mossberg® 590 is so popular?

 •   Durability: The Mossberg 590 is designed to withstand harsh conditions, featuring a heavy-duty barrel and receiver that are built to last. It is made with high-quality materials and is designed to be highly resistant to wear and tear.

 •   Reliability: The Mossberg 590 is known for its reliability, offering smooth and consistent performance in a variety of shooting situations. The pump-action design allows for quick and easy reloading, making it ideal for personal defense, hunting, and tactical use.

 •   Versatility: The Mossberg 590 offers a wide range of options and accessories, including different barrel lengths, stocks, sights, and slings. This makes it easy to customize the shotgun to meet specific needs, making it a versatile tool for various shooting activities.

 •   Capacity: The Mossberg 590 is available in various capacities, ranging from 6-rounds to 20-rounds, making it easy to choose the right shotgun for your needs. The magazine-fed version, the Mossberg 590M, allows for quick and easy reloading, increasing the shotgun's overall capacity.

 •   Safety: The Mossberg 590 is equipped with a manual safety that is easy to use and engage, making it a safe choice for shooters of all skill levels.

MOSSBERG 590 KEY SPECS AND FEATURES

Gauge: The Mossberg 590 is available in 12 gauge.

Capacity: The Mossberg 590 is available in various capacities, ranging from 6-rounds to 20-rounds, with some models featuring a magazine-fed design.

Barrel Length: The Mossberg 590 is available in various barrel lengths, ranging from 18.5 inches to 20 inches, making it easy to choose the right shotgun for your needs.

Overall Length: The overall length of the Mossberg 590 varies depending on the model, with the shortest models measuring around 26 inches, and the longest models measuring around 41 inches.

Weight: The weight of the Mossberg 590 varies depending on the model, with most models weighing between 7 and 8 pounds. 

Choke: The Mossberg 590 is available with various choke options, allowing you to choose the right choke for your needs.

Safety: The Mossberg 590 is equipped with a manual safety that is easy to use and engage, making it a safe choice for shooters of all skill levels.

Finish: The Mossberg 590 is available with various finish options, including black, marine-grade, and camouflage, making it easy to choose the right shotgun for your needs. 

Stock: The Mossberg 590 is available with various stock options, including synthetic, wood, and pistol grip. Sights: The Mossberg 590 is equipped with adjustable iron sights, with some models featuring a ghost-ring rear sight.

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 mossberg® 590 Vs Mossberg 500

The Mossberg 590 is an upgrade of the Mossberg 500, featuring a heavier barrel and receiver, as well as a metal trigger guard and safety. The Mossberg 590 is also designed to be more durable and reliable in harsh conditions, making it a popular choice for military and law enforcement use.

The choice between a Mossberg 500 and a Mossberg 590 depends on the intended use of the shotgun. Here are some general guidelines. These are general guidelines, and the best choice between a Mossberg 500 and a Mossberg 590 depends on the specific needs and preferences of the shooter. Both shotguns are highly reliable and versatile, and either choice is likely to meet the needs of most shooters.

Personal Defense

For personal defense, the Mossberg 590 is often a better choice, as it offers a higher capacity and a smoother pump-action design. The Mossberg 590 is also equipped with a manual safety that is easy to use, making it a safe choice for personal defense.

Hunting

 For hunting, either the Mossberg 500 or the Mossberg 590 can be a good choice, depending on the specific needs of the hunter. If a shorter barrel length is desired, the Mossberg 500 might be a better choice. However, if a higher capacity is desired, the Mossberg 590 might be a better choice.

Tactical Use

For tactical use, the Mossberg 590 is often a better choice, as it offers a higher capacity, a smoother pump-action design, and a wider range of options and accessories. The Mossberg 590 is also available with a magazine-fed design, allowing for quick and easy reloading.

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The M590 is an upgrade of the M500, featuring a heavier barrel and receiver, as well as a metal trigger guard and safety. In the picture a M500 upgrade with our aftermarket funiture.

why mossberg® 590 versions and special editions

Mossberg 590A1

This version is designed for military and law enforcement use, featuring a heavier barrel and receiver, as well as a metal trigger guard and safety.

Mossberg 590 Shockwave

This version features a compact design and is designed for personal defense. It features a 14-inch barrel and is classified as a "firearm" under U.S. federal law.

Mossberg 590M

This version features a magazine-fed design, allowing for quick reloading and high capacity.

Mossberg 590 Mariner

This is a marine-grade version of the Mossberg 590, designed for use in harsh marine environments. It features a stainless steel receiver and barrel that are resistant to corrosion, and is coated with a marine-grade finish for added protection against saltwater and moisture.

Mossberg 590 Nightstick

This version features a black synthetic stock and a matte black metal finish, making it ideal for use in low light conditions. It also has a shortened barrel and a pistol grip, making it easy to maneuver in tight spaces.

Mossberg 590 JIC (Just In Case)

This is a compact, portable version of the Mossberg 590, designed for emergency preparedness and survival. It comes in a waterproof, shock-resistant case, and can be easily stored in a car trunk or backpack.

Mossberg 590 Tri-Rail

This version features a tri-rail forearm, which allows for the attachment of various accessories, including lights, lasers, and grips. It is ideal for use in tactical situations, and is designed for law enforcement and military use.

Mossberg 590 Tactical

This is a tactical version of the Mossberg 590, designed for use in high-stress environments. It features a synthetic stock, a pistol grip, and a ghost-ring rear sight, making it quick and easy to aim.

These are just a few examples of the limited edition versions of the Mossberg 590. Each of these versions is designed to meet specific needs and provide unique features, making it easier to choose the right shotgun for your needs.

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