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#6438659 - 09/04/16 11:02 PM Mossberg 500 bantam
Kooch Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/11/10
Posts: 114
Loc: Saginaw, TX
I have been looking for a shotgun for my 8 year old son. Does anyone have any reviews on it or best place to get one?

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#6438671 - 09/04/16 11:22 PM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
pervis Offline
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Registered: 09/26/14
Posts: 586
Academy has em. They're like 289. I've been on the fence myself about getting my son one

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#6438807 - 09/05/16 08:15 AM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
Herbie Hancock Online   content
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Registered: 08/23/16
Posts: 779
Loc: Cypress, Texas
I would go with the tried and true Remington 870, really the best pump shotgun at that price point.

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#6438811 - 09/05/16 08:20 AM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
lk05077 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/09/14
Posts: 96
Loc: north texas
We have the 510 my 9 year old likes it was the only one she could hold up and operate. Safety was an issue. For a youth gun it was tight I got blisters trying take it off safety took it to a gunsmith 25 bucks problem solved

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#6439435 - 09/05/16 07:02 PM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
Waylon A. Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 391
Loc: Ranger, Texas
I bought my son the 20ga version when he was about 7. The gun is extremely light and kicks like a mule. It functions fine but the recoil is just too much for most kids of that age, in my opinion.

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#6439449 - 09/05/16 07:11 PM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
Kooch Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 04/11/10
Posts: 114
Loc: Saginaw, TX
Is there a better option out there? The youth guns are still a little to big for him to handle

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#6439478 - 09/05/16 07:26 PM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
lk05077 Online   content
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/09/14
Posts: 96
Loc: north texas
My daughter uses a shooting pad with the 510 which is the supper bantam does not complain about the kick at all has the smallest length of pull I had found

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#6439482 - 09/05/16 07:29 PM Re: Mossberg 500 bantam [Re: Kooch]
Waylon A. Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 391
Loc: Ranger, Texas
I'd recommend the Bantam in .410. They have interchangeable stock extensions that let the gun grow with the kid. The 870 youth was just too long for my son when he was younger. He went from the 20ga Bantam to a Remington 1100 in 12ga and was happy to not get kicked as hard!

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