Mossberg introduces dozens new shotguns, rifles

01/22/18 6:00 AM | by

The Connecticut-based O.F. Mossberg & Sons will release more than two dozen new shotguns and rifles at the gun industry’s annual trade show, SHOT, in Las Vegas this week, according to the company’s announcements.

SHOTGUNS

A new edition to the Maverick line up. The economical series comes with new tactical features and colors. (Photo: Mossberg)

A new edition to the Maverick line up. The economical series comes with new tactical features and colors. (Photo: Mossberg)

The new shotguns range from economical models in the Maverick line to semi-auto hunting scatterguns to defense-oriented pump actions and a new magazine-fed shotty.

930 and 835 Ulti-Mag Multi-Purpose Field Models added with new 26- or 28-inch barrel options and in black and bottomland camo.

The new autoloading models are chambered for three-inch 12 gauge shells, putting capacity at five shells, equipped with an FO front sight, use Mossberg’s Accu-set choke system and have a synthetic stock. Barrel length changes the rest of the specs. MSRP is $560 and $640 depending on barrel length.

The pump-action models are chambered for 3.5-inch 12-gauge shells, putting capacity at six shells, use a 26-inch barrel, which puts overall length at 56.75 inches and weight at 7.5 pounds. MSRP is $518-$603.

Mag-Fed 590 Pump-Action Shotgun introduced with interchangeable five-, 10-, 15-, and 20-round double-stack magazines. The two new models are chambered for 12 gauge shells, use an 18.5-inch barrel with a matte blue finish, has an overall length of  39.5 inches and weight at 7.75 pounds. Features include a black synthetic stock and with or without the Accu-choke system. MSRP is $721-$801. Also, the polymer magazines range in price, from $101-$140 depending on size.

Maverick 88 Tactical Pump-Actions introduced in a six- and eight-shot Flat Dark Earth version, plus a folding stock. The three new models — ranging in price from $245-$259 — are chambered for three-inch 12 gauge shells. All models have the new finish, but the folding stock is only available with a six-shot model.

SA-28 and SA-20 Bantam Autoloaders added for youth shooters. Mossberg expanded its line of Bantam semi-auto shotguns. The new gun is chambered for 20- and 28-gauge shells and the stock is fitted for a a 12.5-inch length of pull and a 24-inch barrel for an overall length of 40.75 inches. Options include a walnut or synthetic stock. MSRP is $570-$654.

590 Shockwave 12-Gauge expanded with new finishes. Updating the popular trend of short-barreled shotguns with two new options: a Flat Dark Earth Cerakote and Just-In-Case (JIC) finishes. Classified as a “non-NFA Firearm” with the ATF, this compact shotgun is available free of the strict National Firearms Act regulations. Using a 590 pump action, the Shockwave is chambered for 12-gauge shells and equipped with a 14-inch barrel putting the overall length at 26.37 inches. MSRP $504-$647.

RIFLES

The MVP Light Chassis Rifle has been expanded, along with a host of other rifles, with 6.5 Creedmoor chamberings. (Photo: Mossberg)

The MVP Light Chassis Rifle has been expanded, along with a host of other rifles, with 6.5 Creedmoor chamberings. (Photo: Mossberg)

For rifles, Mossberg is adding some 30 new models and variants, with a big push in 6.5 Creedmoor and bolt-action rifles with tactical features.

Patriot Revere Bolt-Action Rifles will feature new select walnut stocks enhanced with rosewood and maple accents. The hunting rifle is available in a variety of chamberings including 6.5 Creedmor, .243 Win., .308 Win., .270 Win., 30-06 Springfield, and .300 Win Mag. Features include a 24-inch blued barrel putting the overall length at 44.75 inches. The stock is a classic style European walnut with rosewood tip and grip maple spacers. MSRP is $843.

MVP LC (Light Chassis) Rifle Line-Up expands with new AR-compatible, target Rifles in 6.5mm Creedmoor, 5.56mm NATO and 7.62mm NATO. The new bolt-action rifles feature a medium bull blued barrel with fluting and threaded, a Picatinny rail, and an aluminum chassis with an adjustable buttstock and MOE pistol grip. Barrel length varies by caliber. MSRP is $1,050.

MVP Precision Bolt-Action Rifles released in AR-compatible and long-range tactical rifles in 6.5mm Creedmoor and 7.62mm NATO. These bolt-action rifles feature a medium bull barrel with matte blue finishing, a 20 MOA PIcatinny rail, an aluminum chassis, an adjustable buttstock and pistol grip. Specs vary by caliber. The 6.5 Creedmoor uses a 24-inch barrel, which puts the overall length at 43.25 inches and weight at 10 pounds. The 7.62 rifle is equipped with a 20-inch barrel putting overall length at 39.25 inches and weight at 9.25 pounds. MSRP is $1,407.

 Premium bolt-actions Patriot Rifles now available with Cerakote stainless metal finish. The new rifle is available in six different calibers — 6.5mm Creedmoor, 243 Win, 7mm-08 Rem, 308 Win, 270 Win and 30-06 Sprg. It features a weather-resistant, black synthetic stock and the Patriot’s barrel and bolt finished with Cerakote Stainless (H-Series) firearm coating for enhanced protection from abrasions, chemicals and corrosion. The new rifle measures in with a 22-inch fluted barrel, putting overall length at 42.25 inches and weight at 6.5 pounds. MSRP is $440.

Including the aforementioned models, Mossberg is adding 14 more rifles chambered for 6.5mm Creedmoor. New models range from MVP and Patriot models.

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