Is the Mossberg 535 A good gun?

Is the Mossberg 535 A good gun?

The Mossberg 535 is a no-compromise gun that you will either like or loathe. Yet it is a good, functional tool and that will be enough for some shooters. The Mossberg 535 is a practical tool to do the job required with super camouflage and a reliable operation.

What is the difference between a Mossberg 500 and a Mossberg 535?

As I mentioned earlier, the biggest distinction is that the 535 can chamber three different sized shells (2 ¾”, 3”, and 3 ½”), whereas the 500 can only fire 2 ¾” and 3”. Another big disparity between these two Mossberg’s is the available magazines. The 500 has extended high-capacity options which the 535 doesn’t.

Is a Mossberg 535 good for duck hunting?

ATS means “All Terrain Shotgun”, and as a matter of fact the Mossberg 535 ATS may be mainly waterfowl-oriented, but is actually more than adequate for a plethora of other hunting specialties, including turkey, upland birds, and deer.

What gauge is a Mossberg 535?

12 Gauge
Mossberg 535/ 535ATS 12 Gauge Wood Shell Limit Plug.

What is a Mossberg 535?

Description. The Mossberg® 535 Turkey Pump-Action Shotgun is specifically designed for serious turkey hunting. 535 pump shotguns feature dual extractors, twin action bars, positive steel-to-steel lock-up, and an anti-jam elevator that provide ultra-reliable, smooth operation.

What is the best turkey choke for a Mossberg 535?

I recommend 3″ Hevi-13 shells with 2 oz. of either #6 or #7 shot. I’ve tried a variety of turkey chokes with those guns and have found several that work well. The SSX has become my favorite with that gun and those shells, I prefer the #6 shot but I know others who really prefer the #7s.

What choke does a Mossberg 535 take?

The Mossberg 535 is compatible with Winchester, Browning Invector & Mossberg 500 type chokes.

What choke tubes Mossberg 535?

For use with Mossberg 12 Gauge 500, 535, 930, and Maverick 88 threaded barrels.

Is a turkey choke necessary?

“Turkeys are a lot different than hunting pheasants. They’re a tougher bird and you need to get pellets into their vital areas to kill them cleanly and a tighter choke will allow you to do that, allow you to throw a dense pattern so you put more pellets in the turkey’s head or neck, in his vital areas.”

What does full choke shotgun mean?

Full choke has tight constriction. The shot holds together even longer, making this choke good for squirrels, turkey, and other game shot at 40-yard and longer ranges. Turkey hunters sometimes use Extra Full or Turkey choke for even denser patterns at long range.

Will a Mossberg 500 choke fit a 535?

What shot for 12 gauge turkey?

Lead Turkey Loads A good compromise is #5 copper-plated lead pellets loaded in a 12-gauge 3-inch magnum shot shell. With this setup, you’ll be good out to 40 yards, and perhaps 50 if your gun is patterned tight. If you want better range and lethality, you’ll need to consider using tungsten shot.

Where do you aim a turkey?

When hunting wild turkeys with a shotgun, greater success is achieved when hunters shoot at the head and neck area of the bird. The most effective firearm shot for a turkey is to the head and neck. The preferred shot angle for bowhunters is broadside, aiming for the heart or lungs.

Can you shoot a slug through a choke?

I’m glad you asked this question. You should not shoot slugs—or any other shot—through your barrel without a choke in place, since there is a very real possibility that you will damage the threading.

What chokes come with Mossberg 535?

The Mossberg 535 Choke Tube Set includes two chokes and two muzzle brakes….Carlson’s Choke Tube Winchester-Browning Inv-Moss 500 12…

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  • No Steel Shot Larger than #4 may be used in Turkey Choke…

What chokes will fit a Mossberg 535?

For use with Mossberg 12 Gauge 500, 535, 930, and Maverick 88 threaded barrels. Also compatible with Smith & Wesson, Savage, & U.S. Repeating Arms (Win-choke) and Browning Invector interchangeable choke models.

How far away can you shoot a turkey with a 12-gauge?