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Ported SW Barrel

Discussion in 'Mossberg 590 Shockwave' started by Ernst, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. Ernst

    Ernst .410

    Just saw an advertisement for a 14 inch, 12 gauge, ported Shockwave barrel by Carlson. Say it has 22 ports to minimize muzzle lift. Priced at $189.

    Wonder how much extra noise this creates?

    Any thoughts?

  2. nitesite

    nitesite Sheepdog Moderator "Philanthropist"

    I wonder how many Carlson plans to manufacture.
  3. John A.

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

    Carlson seems to strive to give the customer what they want. I figured it was only a matter of time before they did that.

    I have spoken candidly with them a few times and like me, they're not personal fans of porting themselves, though, a lot of their customers like it. So, there you have it.

    I suspect they'll probably sell a bunch of them.

    The shockwave seems to be growing substantially in popularity.
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  4. MikeD

    MikeD I'm Your Huckleberry Staff Member Global Moderator "Philanthropist"

    I do not particulary like porting on a shotgun; per my experience it is not as effective as it is on some rifles and creates a lot more noise for the shooter.

    But I am all for whatever gets more people out there shooting. Options are always a good thing.
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