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Mossberg 500B

Discussion in 'Discontinued Mossberg Models' started by kf4ocv, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. kf4ocv

    kf4ocv Copper BB

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    When was the 500B (16g) discontinued? I have owned 4 500A's over the years but never seen a 500B.
  2. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Me either.

    I know one of the members here has one.

    I have a couple of 16's, which I love dearly, but I really don't know when Mossberg stopped making the 16 gauge variant. I would venture a guess around 1972.
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  4. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    That adjustable choke looks a lot like the one on my 16 pump. Except mine is also ported.

    That's a really good price on that gun.
  5. kf4ocv

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    There is a 16g parts kit (everything minus the receiver) available. do the 16 and 12 share the same receiver?
  6. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Where is the kit at?

    Far as I know, the receiver on both are the same, though I haven't been fortunate enough to pin one down side by side to see.
  7. kf4ocv

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    I found one! I got a Mossberg 500B 16g on the way. I'm very excited!
  8. John A.

    John A. I'm "THAT" guy Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

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    You lucky dog.

    Where did you find it?
  9. kf4ocv

    kf4ocv Copper BB

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    California
  10. kf4ocv

    kf4ocv Copper BB

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    I will post some pix when I get it.
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