What is the difference between a Mossberg 500 and 500A?

What is the difference between a Mossberg 500 and 500A?

There is no difference between a Mossberg 500 and 500A. Mossberg changes the names to “Keep it fresh” The 500, 500A, 600, 600A, 600AT, Persuader, Cruiser, 590, 590A1, and Maverick 88 all use the same alloy receiver. Differences in safety location, finish, stocks and other cosmetics account for the different names.

What size shotgun shells Mossberg 500?

The standard model holds five 2.75-inch (70 mm) or five 3-inch (76 mm) shells in the magazine and one in the chamber. The Model 500 is available in 12 gauge, 20 gauge, and . 410 bore, with the 12 gauge being the most popular and having the most optional features available.

Can you put a Mossberg 500 barrel on a 590?

Yes, excellent point. The appropriate mag tube and cap would need to be used as well. As far as i know, there are no 28″ barrels made that fit the 590 mag tube but you can switch the mag tube to a 500 tube and then use *all* the barrels made for the model 500.

How big does a Mossberg 500 shotgun barrel have to be?

For Mossberg 500s, the conversion kit can only be used for shotguns with barrel lengths of at least 20 inches and 8-shot mag tubes.

Can a Mossberg 500 fit a maverick action tube?

This forend will not fit a Mossberg 500 with a 6-1/2” action tube assembly, the Maverick, or any Mossberg 500 with a pinned-in action tube assembly. There are some workarounds that other Magpul stock owners have suggested if you search online, but we can make no claims about how safe or beneficial they will be.

Can a Mossberg be used on a 12 gauge shotgun?

As the name indicates, this barrel is more compatible with a 12 gauge, preferably a 12 gauge Mossberg that is intended for tactical or self-defense purposes. Some users have even used this barrel on a non-Mossberg shotgun and it still works just as well.

Where can I buy upgrades for my Mossberg 500?

Mesa Tactical is a company that easily ranks somewhere in the top 5 of my favorite places to buy Mossberg 500 upgrades. They produce some really innovative and durable accessories for a small range of Mossberg and Remington shotguns, as well as a few things for the FN SLP.