Mossberg 590 Shock Wave

Discussion in 'Mossberg 590 Pump Action' started by Sparkey70, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. DarkPassenger308

    DarkPassenger308 .410 Supporter

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    I use imgur and like it. Easy, fast and free. All of my pics on this forum are hosted on imgur.

    Which rail did you order?


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  2. Forrestinmathews

    Forrestinmathews .410

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    I carry my Shockwave around a lot at night walking around the property before bed. We have foxes and coyotes as well as the occasional idiot that wanders around late at night "just looking." I don't have any of the cool stuff. Just a sling and an unattached flashlight. I'm loaded 5+1 of the Flitecontrol #1 Buck and a four shot caddy of Winchester 3" #1 Buck. I'm more than good I think. The gun is very handy. If I need it, I let go of the receiver and it slides right into my firing hand.

    I worry about tinkering with it too much. It may end up in the corner with the AR wih too much crap on it.
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  3. MarkB1

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    I'll give imgur a shot. I ordered the NcStar aluminum rail. It's light and strong enough.
  4. Rico

    Rico .223

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    I put a picture in my computer. Then look to the lower right of where you are typing on this website, and click on "Upload a File". Choose to show it in thumbnail or full size. I like full size. Then click on Post Reply.
  5. MarkB1

    MarkB1 .410

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    Thanks, Rico. Mossberg Owners makes it easy.
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  6. Rico

    Rico .223

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    I worry about that too, but, once I have tried the things I am curious about, I can remove the ones I don't like. So far I am happy with what I have done.
    I've tried to think it out thoroughly first. I am not putting on everything available to the AR platform.....just things I think will be useful for me.

    Be very careful of those that are "just looking." They don't always travel alone.
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  7. MarkB1

    MarkB1 .410

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    The one thing I want to do is install a heat shield on the Shockwave. No one makes a heat shield that fits the Shockwave (yet?). Does anyone know of a heat shield that fits the larger barrel diameter (590A1 profile) of the Shockwave that can be mofified to fit the Shockwave's shorter barrel?
  8. Hossman

    Hossman .22LR

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    First of all, thanks to: DarkPassenger308 for the IMGUR photo-site suggestion, as I too was caught-up in the Photobucket nightmare! Finished the last of the upgrades to my 590 Shockwave, I'm "done" (for now...). I added a GG&G sling plate/hand stop, a SJ&J Hardware high visibility Delrin follower, the OPSol mini-clip, and most recently (photos below, thanks to IMGUR): Talon rubberized grips, XS Big Dot tritium front sight and the ProMag PM262 enhanced safety with the Mossberg Safety Hex screw from SGFLLC.
    Everything, but the new safety
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    XS Big Dot Front Sight
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    Talon Grip Detail
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    New Safety and Screw
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    Hex Screw detail
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  9. MarkB1

    MarkB1 .410

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    Did you know that the red dot does not indicate that the safety is on and is only a "training aid"?

    To quote the 590 manual:

    The safety is set in the “ON” (SAFE) position by moving the safety button
    fully rearward into the safety detent. The button will now cover the red dot
    (Fig. 2). The red dot is a training aid used only to show the direction of the
    “ON” (SAFE) position and should not be used as an indicator that the
    safety is “ON” or ”OFF.”


    And I thought that the safety was on when I couldn't see the red dot. Who knew?
  10. Hossman

    Hossman .22LR

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    Roger that, plus we train to never trust/rely on any mechanical safety. The only safety you can trust is "your brain and index finger position", especially for safeties that only block trigger travel, with non-drop-safe firearms. We also carry our duty shotguns "cruiser-ready" (hammer down on an empty chamber, action-bars released, safety off and magazine tube charged)... I do that for home defense too. Good to see someone at Mossberg (well at least the Attorneys that probably tech-edited the Owners Manual) agree! I was also impressed that the Mossberg owners manual (at least some of us read the manual...LOL) instructs unloading of the shotgun manually, via the magazine tube and shell stop. Rather than just racking shells through the action!
  11. Forrestinmathews

    Forrestinmathews .410

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    The safety is actually pretty weak. It doesn't really do a whole lot to stop the gun from firing. It prevents a piece which can be bent or removed from traveling upward when the trigger is pulled. With certain levels of sear engagement, the trigger can actually be milked to fire with several trigger pulls on safe. This is why the triggers are factory set to be God awful sloppy. For tremendous sear engagement and added..."safety".
  12. Rico

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    It is important to be familiar with every guns safety, because they are not always alike. For example a CZ rifle safe direction is opposite of a Remington 700. That is why your trigger finger is always your #1 safety.
  13. MarkB1

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    Do any members have a 590A1 with the Mossberg heat shield (part# 16335P) installed? This would be for the 6 riund model. If so, what is the exact length of that heat shield? I've looked and I can't find the measurement. I'm trying to see if the heat shield can be modified to fit the Shockwave.
  14. Rico

    Rico .223

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    Does the sling plate with sling give you a sense of hand security that you could remove the foregrip strap?
  15. Elbert Garrett

    Elbert Garrett .410

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    That`s a fine looking lead slinger ya have there!

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  16. luangtom

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  17. luangtom

    luangtom .22LR

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    Does anyone on here know the dimensions/size of the sling swivel stud that is now being put on the Shockwave birdshead grip?
  18. Hossman

    Hossman .22LR

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    I plan to keep the strap on the forend, however the sling plate/hand stop could be a back-up in a rush and I didn't get my hand in the strap. Primary purpose in my case, was as sling mount. I utilized a M1 Carbine type sling, like the Witness Protection shotguns had in the 1980s. Very easy to deploy from a muzzle down position.
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  19. Hossman

    Hossman .22LR

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    I don't have actual dimensions, however if it helps, I used the standard QD sling swivels from Uncle Mikes, similar to this set below and it attached with no issues to the Shockwave birdshead grip stud:
    http://www.unclemikes.com/accessories/shotgun-swivels/mossberg-590-835
  20. Hossman

    Hossman .22LR

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    Thanks! Finally getting to head out to the country this weekend and pattern her, plus a friends Benelli SBS and also run a few rounds in my Serbu AOW. Looking forward to breaking-in the Shockwave!
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