Are Maverick shotguns any good?

A Mossberg Maverick 88 shotgun is going to give you great dependability, durability, and accuracy at an affordable price. You’ll have the same quality features as the Mossberg 500 with the twin action bars, steel to steel lockup, dual extractors, and the anti-jam elevator.

Is Maverick a Mossberg?

The Maverick® 88 Security Pump-Action Shotgun from Mossberg® provides homeowners and campers with a serious firearm for personal defense.

Can you hunt with Maverick 88?

The Maverick will hunt most anything around you can buy a Mossberg 500 rifled slug barrel or just use a IC choke for deer hunting and for turkey i personally use the H.S.

How many shotgun shells does a maverick 88 hold?

six rounds
Fed from a standard under-barrel tubular magazine, the Maverick 88 evens the odds in a fight with a total capacity of six rounds. The 18.5-inch smoothbore barrel is cylinder-bored, so it will handle all 2.75-inch and 3-inch 12-gauge rounds with aplomb. The Maverick 88 is finished in a deep blue.

Why are shotguns good for home defense?

The 12-gauge pump shotgun is touted as the ultimate home defender. Shotguns cast a wider shot pattern, and can take down an intruder even in the most inexperienced hands. Once properly set up, the 12-gauge shotgun is probably the best all-around choice for the average homeowner seeking a defensive firearm.

What shotgun gauge is best for home defense?

12-gauge
The 12-gauge load most often recommended for home defense is the standard 2 ¾-inch No. 4 buckshot load holding 27 pellets, launched at 1,100 to 1,200 fps.

What’s the difference between a Mossberg 500 and a Maverick 88?

Maverick 88 shotguns feature a trigger guard-mounted cross-bolt safety as opposed to a top tang safety, which is used on the Mossberg 500 series. Maverick 88s are factory finished with steel bluing only, whereas Mossberg 500s have factory-blued, nickel-plated or parkerized (barrel/magazine) options.

Is the Maverick 88 good?

The Maverick 88 is a solid tactical defense shotgun that shares a lot in common with the Mossburg 500. It’ll never fail you if you use it right. It will, however, kick you pretty hard if you don’t. If you’re wanting a shotgun specifically for home defense or range time fun, you can’t go wrong with this gun.

Is the Maverick 88 a rifled barrel?

Mossberg Maverick 88 Slug Pump Shotgun -Slug model features a 3″, chamber, 6-shot capacity and an interchangeable fully rifled 24″, non-ported barrel with adjustable rifle sights.

What is the best Mossberg shotgun?

Mossberg 590A1 Tactical. Though the Remington 870 is the best-selling shotgun of all time, the Mossberg 500 series is a close second and is also an excellent shotgun (the Robertson family likes Mossberg shotguns for a good reason).

Is Mossberg a good shotgun?

The Mossberg 590 is a formidable shotgun and among the very best personal defense firearms ever fielded. You would be well served indeed with this shotgun. Give the piece a hard look when putting together a defensive battery.

Who makes a 10 gauge shot gun?

Tony Galazan makes perhaps the world’s finest over/under and side-by-side shotguns, with prices that can reach six figures, though in recent years he has sought to make shotguns that are more affordable to the average sportsman. His A-10 American has a full sidelock action that carries all the features of a shotgun 10 times its price.

What country are Mossberg shotguns made?

Mossberg offers bolt-action, lever-action and auto-loading rifles as well as pump-action, auto-loading, and over/under shotguns. Manufacturing is done both in Turkey and in the USA from parts made in both America and Mexico.