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  1. Mossberg 500 or Remington 870?

    New to owning guns, thought I'd seek advice from more seasoned shooters... Remington 870 or Mossberg 500? Definitely know that I want a 12ga pump but which would you recommend and why? I'm partial to the 870 because I've used it before and I know it's a comfortable gun, it's been trusted by...
  2. 1904 25-20 Pump looking for more info

    Marlin Collectors
    Good evening, I am posting here to hopefully learn a bit more about a gun I got yesterday. From what I can tell the latest patent date on the barrel is 1904. Also engraved on the barrel is the Marlin Address, 25-20 M, and Special Smokeless Steel. I would first like to know general information...
  3. anyone used an H&R Pardner pump 20 ga. for turkeys?

    H&R/NEF Shotguns
    For my first year of turkey hunting I'll be hitting the field with an H&R 20ga. I know it's not the "perfect" turkey gun but it's what I have, and I know I can kill a turkey cleanly with it. My question is directed towards any one who has used one before: what choke did you find worked best and...
  4. Marlin model 44 20 gauge hammerless pump disassembled and can't get it back together.

    I was recently given a model 44 20 gauge hammer less shotgun. It was packed with grease and in an attempt to clean it it was taken apart and now I can't get it back together. I can get it close but will not function and plate on side does not seat all the way down on front. Help I have been...
  5. Marlin Model 27 .25-20 Pump

    Marlin Collectors
    Hi. I have a questionabout a Marlin Model 27, 25-20 pump. I have one of these pieces that I'm trying to establish a general value for.The condition is somewhere between G & VG - but certainly not factoryshinny. Still, it is over a hundred years old. The parts are original and ingood shape. The...
  6. Model 27 value I need help

    Marlin Collectors
    I have a Model 27 in 25-20. There's no doubt it is the nicest one I have seen EVER. I'm not an expert but this one is very good. The wood is original and very good with a few minor dings from being stored. The barrel has a few minor dings from storage. NO RUST, no pitting. I have no idea of the...