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Anyone bought/shot the Mossberg MVP yet?

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by VisuTrac, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

  2. CraftyMofo

    CraftyMofo Monkey+++

    Why not just buy another AR?
  3. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    You mean you can be safe having 2 evil black rifles? w00t!
  4. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    But it's a bolt gun ---. That's different, eh?
  5. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Exactly. Common Ammo, common mag, but less parts to clean and being a bolt gun it "could" be more accurate.

    It'd be awesome if there was a.308 common mag between AR platform and Bolt rifle .. Little more thump.
  6. CraftyMofo

    CraftyMofo Monkey+++

    Then you've got a need for two sets of spare parts...sorry to be negative on it. I guess you could be the first on your block to have a bolt action with a 100 round beta mag.
  7. slug36

    slug36 mil surplus junkie

    just paint it commie pink!!
  8. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    I could shoot all week with a 100 rd. Beta mag. on a bolt gun....ccc
  9. jasonl6

    jasonl6 Monkey+

    I've been looking at getting one for my son. He is 12 this year and since he is a smaller frame he needs a smaller rifle for hunting season. I have looking into other .223 but the fact that this uses detachable mags is great. I don't ever plan to use a 30 rd mag in it but i have the option if ever needed for him to use the same mag as my AR to defend the property.

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  10. gunbunny

    gunbunny Never Trust A Bunny

    I could see someone doing that, LOL.

    A 24" fluted medium/heavy contour barrel in 1:9 twist. Right there is the recipie I would rather throw out. For me, the appeal of this rifle would be for shooting 75-80 grain bullets subsonic through a suppressor. I would rather have: 16" med/heavy contour with a 1:7 twist.

    The 24" fluted barrel would beg me to cut it down to 16" with a 5/8-24 threaded end, but the flutes would keep it from being a nice, clean assembly. I would lose the target crown but it wouldn't matter since the suppressor or flash hider would be on the end almoist all of the time.

    The 1:9 twist rate is nice for someone that wants to shoot a variety of projectile weights. A 1:8 would be a decent choice, also. If I would only be using it for subsonic bullet flight, the 1:9 is not the best choice.

    Rifle bullets are hard enough to get them to go subsonic, let alone to keep them stable. Add a slower twist rate and see what happens. That's why I went with a 1:8 rate in my go to carbine, I don't want to chance a baffle strike.

    As for the detachable magazine, I wouldn't be able to use the magazine if I was loading the 80gr bullets. The OAL would be too long for them to fit in the magazine and would have to be individually hand fed. I would rather look into the 75 grain bullets and develop a load for them, since I know they will fit in the magazine.

    If I didn't already have a Remington 700 set up in a similiar way (except in .308) I would probably look into one. The price isn't bad for the amount of features that come with it, and I like the look of the stock.
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