The Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Pump Action Turkey Thug is a pump-action hunting shotgun chambered in 12 gauge. The 835 Turkey Thug is one of 21 Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Pump-Action variants. What makes the Turkey Thug unique to the series is that it has a 20″ barrel accompanied by an X-Factor brand ported choke tube. The Turkey series is equipped with adjustable fiber-optic sights and a Tru-glo brand red dot sight mounted to its Picatinny rail, a rail that allows easy mounting of optics and accessories. The 835 Turkey Thug also has a synthetic stock patterned in Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity.
Features common to the 835 Ulti-Mag series includes over-bored barrels, meaning all barrels are bored to 10 gauge size lieu of the standard 12 gauge bore. Mossberg claims that the over-bored barrel reduces felt recoil and improves pattern performance. All 835 Ulti-Mags also include ported barrels (8 holes) for reduced recoil and minimal muzzle-jump. 835 Ulti-Mags and are accompanied by interchangeable chokes and a free gun lock.
Another noteworthy feature is the adjustable trigger system. This trigger, touted by Mossberg as the first of its kind for pump-action shotguns, is adjustable to under 3 pounds. All 835 Ulti-Mag Turkey models also come with windage and elevation adjustable fiber-optic sights.
Mossberg recommends the 835 Ulti-Mag Pump Action Turkey Thug, as the name portends, for turkey hunting.
|835 Ulti-Mag Pump-Action Turkey Thug|
|Sights:||Adjustable fiber-optic sights|
|Features:||Over-bored 10-gauge style barrel; ported barrel; and vented rib|
|Stock:||Synthetic/Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity|
|Scope:||Tru-Glo red dot|
|Chokes:||Ported Improved cylinder|