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Quick Shockwave 12 Ga. Write-up

Discussion in 'Mossberg 590 Shockwave' started by Thinkworx, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Thinkworx

    Thinkworx .22LR

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  2. John A.

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

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    Which 2-3/4" shells are you using? They're not all created equal.

    Before I forget, welcome to Mossberg owners.
  3. Thinkworx

    Thinkworx .22LR

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    Thanks! I used some Federal low-recoil 00 Buck and some S&B #1 Buck. I also tried some Federal #7 Birdshot.

    The biggest issue I found was the pump strap cutting up my hands because of rough edges.

    The Minishells were the #1/#4 buckshot combo and literally a blast!
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2018
  4. Craig Arnold

    Craig Arnold .410

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    Nice write up sir.

    As far as the strap cutting your hand, I reversed the strap attachment so the screws and end of strap are on the outside of where your hand is. Therefore, no more problem with the strap.

    Welcome to the Mossberg Forum.
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  5. Thinkworx

    Thinkworx .22LR

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    Thanks for that idea Craig! I’m going to try it.
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  6. John A.

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

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    Pretty good thinking Craig.

    I'm not entirely certain I wouldn't have taken the strap off altogether.
  7. Thinkworx

    Thinkworx .22LR

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    I wouldn’t remove the strap. It does help prevent your hand from flying off.
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  8. Rico

    Rico 20g Supporter

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    If you didn't have a strap you would have to hold onto the foregrip tighter. I don't believe the foregrip was meant for anything other than a safety device invented by a Mossberg lawyer. So change your technique and slide your hand back a little bit, away from the edge of the strap, and hold on tighter to the foregrip. Problem solved. Good luck.
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  9. fortyshooter

    fortyshooter .22LR

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    I went with the 20 gauge which is still plenty to care of business but a bit easier to control.
  10. DHonovich

    DHonovich Founder Staff Member Administrator Sponsor "Philanthropist"

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    Nice write up and welcome aboard.

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