It has been a relaible gun and has held it's own over the years. Stevens discontinued the model in mid to late '80s, and they didn't have serial numbers before 1968, but I'd like to figure out when mine was manufactured. I looked on mossberg's website and I could not find any details. Mossberg will tell you the date of your gun if you contact them. I have a Sears 12 gauge pump with two barrels that was made by Winchester and couldn't hardly give it away. I broke it down and still can't find it's the original finish and i can;t find any file marks so i don't think the numbers were filed off.
If the barrels do not have the same serial number or print they may not match. There are two different bases, dependent on year of manufacture. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I've also got a 500C; unknown round count and it was in need of disassembly and a clean. We only need the letter and first 3 numbers. If you can get it cheap and do not want to get a stock there is a cover up solution to the cut stock that I have used on beaters. We're going to fix that but we need your help.
But I don't think this would help you since I know this took place after 1968. The Havlins will assist you with locating parts if not in stock, or directing you to another source, if known. I have no idea where he got it, but is think he might have gotten it from my grandfather. I think hes talking about the bolt carrier gungugger. I have already contacted Mossberg, but no replies. Since there are no serial numbers on a firearm. I also read don't know where or when my memory is as shot as my 1911.
When were they made, how many were produced, serial numbers etc? This one only cost a dollar though seriously, all it needed was a new stock. If it has to have a serial number, where would I find it? The safety button and action lock lever behind the trigger guard and to the rear; press up for operation should operate easily, not 'sticky'. One Remington fired shot shell, 12 gauge. I need help in finding year of manufacture of a Mossberg 500. I took my mossberg 500a out today.
By looking at the pages I linked to above I know it was between 1962 and 1968 since the Model started in 1962 and it has no serial number. Q: I have an old Mossberg rifle that I have no use for and would like to see someone own it who might have some appreciation for it. I have a set of parts for the Mossberg 500 series shotguns. The only search on the forum here was for a repair job on one, but contained no additional info. After carefully inspecting it inside and out I would take it to a safe, private place. Wood file and rough paper are good enough if you do not intend to refinish it. Customer Service within all 50 states 800 363-3555 U.
Our goal is to be a friendly community that welcomes enthusiasts of all makes and models! Personally, by long association with 500's I trust them well!. It is our mission to encourage, organize, and support these efforts throughout Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. I'm not that knowledgeable about shotguns, but I do think it has two slide rails. Mossberg is cautioning consumers not to load. Love them beater project guns.
Mossberg 500a Serial Number Lookupinstmanks Download Watch. I don't know if this is true and I don't know if any of this can help date a mossberg 500? I've wanted another side-by-side ever since I sold the Fox B, I still regret selling it. The later doubles were milled on both sides. We are getting together a Mossberg serial number data base. Serial Number is: J046254 Also, does somebody have any pics on how to shim barrel? I could replace that, but there's no need.
The one loss had the 3 different types of pattern settings and you had to screw it onto the threads. Upon further reseach, it appears the 500-B was made from 1963 to 1969. Their site also has some listings for C-Lect-Choke sleeves, but just for Mossberg's bolt-action shotguns. Anybody know of a reference source that would show manufacture dates? I read that the markings on these are pretty inaccurate and that they should be tested for patterning manually. Mossberg Serial Number Data Base. Mine was made between 1968 and 1988.