Mossberg 930 Tactical Shotgun Review
Part 2 - What's In The Box
February 1, 2013*

Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

The Mossberg 930 Tactical 5-Shot Shotgun came boxed as shown below.

 

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

The end of the box had a sticker with all the critical information such as:

  • Model Number: 85330
  • Model Name: 930
  • Gauge: 12
  • Stock Finish: Synthetic Matte
  • Barrel Length: 18.5"
  • Barrel Style and Finish: Tactical Matte
  • Serial Number
  • Date Packed: 12/23/2012

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

The shotgun came packed as shown below.

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

Inside the box were the following:

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

The stock shim set allows adjustments in heal to a rise of .125", .250" or 0.375"  or to a drop of 0.250".

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

These next photos show the "as received" condition of the shotgun.   You can click on these, or any other photos in this review, to see high resolution photos showing greater detail.  Unfortunately, this was the last shotgun of this model at the store, so I had to take the floor model that had a few marks on the matte surfaces.  Since I knew I would give it many more marks myself over time, I didn't make too much of a fuss.  Other than the marks, the shotgun seemed to be in new condition which you would expect when buying a shotgun from Wal-Mart.

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

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Mossberg 930 Tactical Review

 

First Impressions

The shotgun had a solid feel and seemed short in length.  I'm not sure why, but the shotgun seemed shorter when shouldered than others of the same length.  I think this was related to the larger diameter of the breacher being closer to your eyes because it is integral with the barrel.

For more detailed photos and commentary, make sure you check out the other parts of this review and feel free to leave comments on my Reader's Comments page.  The following links are provided to help you see other parts of this review. 


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