MOSSBERG 500 ACCESSORIES
MOSSBERG 500 ACCESSORIES OVERVIEW:
Mossberg 500 is the name of a series of pump shotguns which are manufactured by OF Mossberg and sons. It is a quite popular series of shotguns and has been used since 1961 by both the military and law enforcement agencies of the United States and many other countries. The shotguns are marketed as multipurpose firearms and hence have a wide variety of accessories. In this article we shall have a look in detail at some of the Mossberg 500 accessories.
The vast variety of Mosberg 500 accessories enables users to make a large number of configurations to the shotgun. In fact, with the correct accessories ,the same model of shotgun can transform into a slug gun, a field gun, trap gun and a defensive weapon as well. Here is a list of the available accessories:-
- Line Launcher Kit
A line launcher kit increases the range substantially. It makes use of a blank cartridge which propels a shaft with a floating head and a light rope attached to it. Company trials claim a range of 330 feet with the floating head on and a range of 700 feet with the non floating long range head.
- Mossberg 500 Forearms and rails
Forearms are one of the more popular Mossberg 500 accessories and hence are commonly available. The price range depends on the type and the model used. The common ones include the pica tinny forearm.
- Mossberg 500 Scope mounts
Scope mounts are important accessories as they channel the recoil away from mounting screws. They’re also available fairly commonly and price range is from as low as $12 to $50.Below is an image of a Mossberg 500 scope mount:-
- Mossberg 500 Shell holders
Shell holders enable the user to keep extra shotgun shells. This is also one of the most popular Mossberg 500 accessories and is separately designed for right handed and left handed users and it also provides a stronger grip. Below is an image of a holder attached to stock:-
- Mossberg 500 Sights
Sights are accessories that enable the user to take aim more proficiently in low light conditions as well as normal conditions. They include light pipers in different colors like red, pink, green. Some shotguns are also compatible with ghost ring sights.
- Mossberg 500 Stocks
Stocks are perhaps the most popular Mossberg 500 accessories as they offer a greater degree of customization. Varieties range from side folding stocks to stocks attached with forehands. The price depends on the type and the model of the shotgun used. Below is an image of a typical position stock used in Mossberg 500:-
Besides the above mentioned accessories, other accessories include slings, grips, laser sights and a customizable range of spotting scopes.