Can you make your own shockwave shotgun?

So yes, you can make your own shockwave as long as you start with a Mossberg 500 that came from the factory with a pistol grip, or a virgin receiver like Black Aces used to sell.

Can you convert a shotgun into a shockwave?

There for it is illegal to make a Shockwave from a shotgun because it started out as a shotgun designed to be fired from the shoulder. One can make a Shockwave out of a standard Model 500 only if they submit a NFA Form 1 along with paying the $200 tax and only after the form has been approved.

Yes it is a legal firearm. It technically is classified as a pistol since it does not have a stock. By the design the mounting of the grip would be different than that used on the standard shotguns so that it cannot be readily converted to a shotgun (requires tools and machining) by adding a stock.

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Why is the shockwave not a shotgun?

That means it is not designed to be fired from the shoulder. While it is certainly possible to fire this gun from the shoulder, it would likely result in injury to the user. It is clearly not designed or intended to be fired from the shoulder. So, it can’t be a shotgun under the federal definition.

Can you add a pistol grip to any shotgun?

YES YOU CAN PUT ON A PISTOL GRIP ON A SHOTGUN WITH AN 18″ BARREL EVEN IF YOU ARE UNDER 21, AND CAN LEGALLY OWN A GUN IN THE FIRST PLACE. DON’T LISTEN TO ALL THE “LAWYERS” ON THIS THREAD, THEY ARE BEING TO TECHNICAL. SHOTGUNS ARE A GREY AREA WHEN IT COMES TO THE ATF.

The Shockwave. The Mossberg 590 Shockwave has a 14-inch barrel and with the Shockwave Raptor grip is over 26 inches long. … If you put a stock on it with an 18-inch barrel you are also still legal, however, it cannot go back to its firearm configuration.

Can I put a longer barrel on my Shockwave?

The Mossberg 590 Shockwave, on the other hand is not considered a shotgun under federal law, and therefore has no limit on barrel length. It is considered a firearm and in that regard it need only be over 26″ in length without requiring NFA (National Firearms Act) paperwork and taxes.

Under the National Firearms Act (NFA), it is illegal for a private citizen to possess a sawed-off modern smokeless powder shotgun (a shotgun with a barrel length shorter than 18 inches (46 cm) or a minimum overall length of the weapon, total, including the 18-inch minimum barrel, of under 26 inches (66 cm)) (under …

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The Mossberg Shockwave

Short barreled shotguns without shoulder stocks and less than 26 inches in length are regulated under the NFA because they are easily concealed, and were favored by criminals at the time of the law’s passage. The product debuted to press explaining that yes, it is indeed legal.

By law, a shotgun has to have, or have had, or redesigned as a weapon with a stock. … As a firearm, it has to remain over 26 inches and can have a barrel length of 14 inches without being an NFA weapon.

Is the Mossberg Shockwave a good home defense weapon?

If you live in a jurisdiction where the Shockwave is legal, the Shockwave can be practical for home defense. That’s the short answer. If you live in a jurisdiction where the Shockwave is legal, the Shockwave can be practical for home defense. That’s the short answer.

Is the Mossberg Shockwave worth it?

If you’re looking for a tiny firearm that fires shotgun shells (and doesn’t require NFA hassle or breaking the law), then the Mossberg Shockwave is for you! However, if you’re weaker or aren’t super confident in your ability to run the pump-action design, you might want to stick to a full-size shotgun.

Which is better Mossberg shockwave or Remington TAC 14?

While both serve a similar purpose and are great guns, the Shockwave has 1 more round capacity than the Tac-14. It also has a strap underneath the fore-end that the Remington does not have. The Shockwave’s safety is on the top vs. near the trigger guard like the Tac-14.

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Why is pistol grip illegal?

Some places — including New York — ban pistol grips on rifles because of the easy control they provide, but a “thumbhole stock” found its way around that rule. The butt is designed like that of a traditional rifle: the trigger grip is a single piece all the way into the stock.

Can I turn my Mossberg 500 into a shockwave?

So yes, you can make your own shockwave as long as you start with a Mossberg 500 that came from the factory with a pistol grip, or a virgin receiver like Black Aces used to sell.

Is a pistol grip shotgun good for home defense?

Without much practice, it’s quick, accurate and deadly. Just last year, I thought all pistol grip shotguns except those for extremely specialized situations were little more than gimmicks for home defense.

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