Gun Report

Mossberg 500 Bantam 20 Gauge

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We thought this shotgun was rugged and reliable. It also came with three chokes and a 10-year warranty. Capacity of 5+1 was a plus.

Mossberg 500 Bantam 20 Gauge

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Home Defense
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
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Chamber Length
Choke Tubes
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Receiver Material
Rib Width
Stock Material
Length of Pull
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
Trigger Pull Weight Bottom
Trigger Pull Weight Top

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The thumb controls the safety on the Mossberg. The shotgun came drilled and tapped for a scope mount. Blonde wood and a gold-colored trigger gave the 500 Bantam a distinctive look.
Of our three test shotguns, only the Mossberg featured a ventilated buttpad and a rear sling stud. The pistol grip was thicker and sported traditional checkering.
Right: The Mossberg 500 Bantam had the longest warranty (10 years), and it arrived with the most extras, including a secondary bead and three chokes. Capacity from the factory was 5+1.

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