The Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag is the 1st pump shotgun chambered in a 3.5″ barrel with the capabilities of firing magnum rounds. All other shotguns are chambered to shoot 2 3/4″ and 3″ shells. As you’ve learned with the 590 Shockwave, Mossberg likes to push the envelope on the capabilities of what a shotgun can do.
What kind of ammo does a Mossberg 835 used?
“835® Models are designated to fire 12 gauge 2-3/4”, 3”, or 3-1/2” factory loaded ammunition. Do not fire slugs of any type (single projectile ammunition) through the overbored 835 Accu-Mag barrel.
What size shell does a Mossberg 835 shoot?
The world’s first 3.5” pump shotgun, the 835® ulti-mag® manages the most punishing magnum loads with overbored barrels for better shot patterns and reduced felt recoil and muzzle jump for quicker follow-up shots. FEATURES: Shoots 2 ¾”, 3” and 3 ½” shells.
Can a Mossberg 835 shoot buckshot?
Dedicated fully rifled slug barrels are available for the 935™ and 835® models. Other 935™ and 835® Accu-Mag® choke tube notes: Buckshot and steel-shot loads are not recommended for use with an extra full turkey tube installed.
Is the Mossberg 835 good for home defense?
I believe there is a perfectly suitable and effective load for just about every choke. So lets decide on some criteria for the 835 as a home defender and go from there. My personal criteria; I like a shorter barrel, the 20″ is a good fit to me.
Is Mossberg 835 any good?
The Mossberg 835 Ulti-Mag Waterfowl shotgun is incredibly versatile with the capability of shooting 2 3/4″, 3″ and 3.5″ Magnum shells without any additional tools. The over-bored barrel provides a reduction in recoil, increased accuracy, and a better pattern for shooting Duck and Geese out of the air.
What’s the difference between a Mossberg 500 and a Mossberg 835?
Biggest difference in at and the 500 is the 835 is chambered for 3-1/2 magnum loads where as the 500 is only for 3 inch. You will definatly want the 3-1/2 capability for those tough turkeys that hang up 60 yards out. The 835 is also has an overbored barrel to handle todays “heavy” loads.
What year did the Mossberg 835 come out?
Mossberg came out with the 835 Ulti-Mag in 1988 as an answer for a do-it-all shotgun that was capable of handling 3 1/2 magnum loads as well as 2 3/4″ and 3″ loads all through the same gun without any modification while reducing the felt recoil.
What choke does a Mossberg 835 use?
Carlsons, Mossberg 835/935 Flush Choke Tube, 12 Gauge, Improved Cylinder.
Are Mossberg 835 slug barrels accurate?
With the Mossberg 835 having a 3 1/2″ chamber length, the best choice for accuracy would be either a 3″ or a 3 1/2″ length hull. Only the shorter 2 3/4″ round, when used in a 3 1/2″ chamber, could give you accuracy problems. I would recommend the Lightfield Hybred-Elite (orange box) for deer size and smaller size game.
Can I shoot slugs out of a Mossberg 835?
Do not fire slugs of any type (single projectile ammunition) through the overbored 835 Accu-Mag barrel. This barrel is designated to shoot lead or steel pellet shot loads only. Use only 835 barrels designated specifically for slug shooting.”
What ammo can I use in my Mossberg 500?
Mossberg 500 and 590 will feed any 2 3/4″ and 3″ 12g shells reliably. They will also use the mini-12g shells as well, but you have to be careful as those can mis-feed sometimes.
What is the effective range of 12 gauge 00 buckshot?
The 00 buckshot (plated, pattern-controlled) load maintains a hit probability of 50+% out to 52 yards, which is the limiting factor in maximum effective range because the individual pellets are sufficiently massive and have a high enough velocity to retain terminal effectiveness to a distance of 104 yards.
What’s the difference between Mossberg 500 and 590?
Both of the shotguns have polymer trigger guards, safety, and standard barrels. The 590 has bayonet lugs and ghost ring sights, while the 500 doesn’t though. Also, the 590 features a thicker barrel, steel safety, and steel trigger guard. At the same time, the 500 has a plastic trigger and plastic safety switch.
Can you change barrels on a Maverick 88?
IF your existing barrel is NOT ribbed, it is a simple job to cut the barrel to 18.5″. IF your existing barrel IS ribbed, an 18.5″ replacement barrel for the Maverick 88 retails for around $100.00. Course, then you will have a 26″ barrel to dispose of.