What kind of ammo does Maverick 88 use?

Can a Maverick 88 shoot slugs?

If you have a fixed choke barrel go for it. Shooting slugs in a fixed choke barrel will not hurt it.

Can a Maverick 88 shoot buckshot?

Can I shoot slugs or buckshot through a “smoothbore” field barrel with Accu-Choke™ tubes? (500/505/535/9200/88/930 models) Yes, and with sabots or rifled slugs, the more “open” the choke tube, the better the accuracy (“Improved Cylinder” recommended.)

Is the Maverick 88 a good shotgun?

A Mossberg Maverick 88 shotgun is going to give you great dependability, durability, and accuracy at an affordable price. You’ll have the same quality features as the Mossberg 500 with the twin action bars, steel-to-steel lockup, dual extractors, and the anti-jam elevator.

Is Maverick 88 rifled?

Mossberg Maverick 88 Slug Pump Shotgun -Slug model features a 3″, chamber, 6-shot capacity and an interchangeable fully rifled 24″, non-ported barrel with adjustable rifle sights.

How many mini shells will a maverick 88 hold?

Fed from a standard under-barrel tubular magazine, the Maverick 88 evens the odds in a fight with a total capacity of six rounds. The 18.5-inch smoothbore barrel is cylinder-bored, so it will handle all 2.75-inch and 3-inch 12-gauge rounds with aplomb.

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What size shells does a maverick 88 use?

The shotgun features a black synthetic stock and forearm for durability and a 6-round magazine capacity with 2-3/4″ shells and a 5-round capacity with 3″ shells.

How many shells does Mossberg 88 hold?

88™ models: Total ammunition capacity (including one in the chamber) is six (6) 2-3/4” shells. Depending upon ammunition tolerance variations, total capacity may be reduced by one round when using 3” shells.

What choke to use for slugs?

It’s important to select a choke tube with little to no constriction. That’s why a cylinder or improved cylinder choke is ideal for use with slugs. These types of chokes have a large enough diameter to shoot slugs without damaging the shotgun barrel or causing harm to the person firing.

Is the Maverick 88 good for home defense?

The Maverick 88 is reliable, rugged, inexpensive, and powerful. It is the perfect choice and an excellent value for anyone looking for a home defense gun on a budget.

Why is the Mossberg Maverick 88 so cheap?

If you aren’t familiar, the Maverick 88 is about a 90% copy of the Mossberg 500. The reason they are able to sell it for the $200.00 price tag is because certain parts are made overseas. Then all the parts are shipped to the U.S. and the gun is assembled in Texas.

Can you change barrels on a Maverick 88?

Maverick 88 pump-action models are fully-interchangeable with Mossberg 500 barrels (within gauge and capacity). The diverse selection of available accessory barrels allow shooters to adapt their Maverick 88 for multiple hunting or security purposes.

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Where is the Maverick 88 made?

The Maverick 88 series is made in Eagle Pass, Maverick County in the great state of Texas. It was developed and manufactured to compete with imported, low-priced slide-action shotguns in the late ’80s.