Gun Report

Mossberg Special Purpose 930 Tactical No. 85360 3-inch 12 Gauge

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We liked its compact size and increased capacity, but felt other “upgrades” were deficient.

Mossberg Special Purpose 930 Tactical No. 85360 3-inch 12 Gauge

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Home Defense
Law Enforcement
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The fully adjustable rear sight had an aluminum body and could be easily mounted or removed. But together with the front sight, we didn’t feel this was a truly precision unit.
The importance of shotgun fit is immense. Perhaps the most valuable extra was the complete set of shims that mount between the stock and the receiver. These precise-fitting parts can effectively change the length of pull, cast, or pitch of the stock.
We felt that the tall stanchion of the M16-style front sight (center) was clumsy and slowed us down. We would rather have had a bead (left) or low-mounted filament (right). Another option we would rather have was porting, either standard (left) or pigeon style by Pro Port (from Porting offers better control for follow-up shots.

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