I've owned the Mossberg 930 Waterfowl shotgun for about 6 months now. It's a gas powered semi-automatic 12 gauge shotgun with 28" black barrel, black synthetic stock, and a front fiber optic sight. Magazine capacity is 5 3" shells. Like other Mossberg shotguns, the safety is located on the rear of the receiver. According to who you talk to, Mossberg is a brand that is both hated and loved by many. I didn't have any feelings towards the company one way or another before owning this gun.
The research and opinion on this gun is all over the map. I'll give you some quick pros and cons based on what I've read and experienced. Some say the gun kicks harder than the Remington 11-87; I've shot both guns and see no difference. I've heard the Mossberg 935 has had problems ejecting light loads for quail and pheasants, but I've had no problem with Mossberg 930. The safety is plastic and a little different from my comfort zone location of Remington safeties - nothing I didn't get used to.
The Mossberg 930 is known for its low price. Lowered price guns usually suffer a lack of quality, and that isn't the case for this shotgun. There are many accessores available such as scopes, laser sights, stocks, pistol grips, and more. There is even a Mossberg 930 SPX model that comes with alot of tactical accessories right from the factory. If money is not an issue, buy a Super Black Eagle; but if it is, there is no bigger bang for your buck. I use it for hunting waterfowl and turkey. I have shot it thousands of times and in freezing weather; I haven't had it fail to feed, fail to fire, or malfunction at all.
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I won't tell you I'm a Mossberg lover from this one gun, because one gun doesn't represent a gun manufacture as a whole. I won't say that the 930 is "better" than Remington, Berretta, Browning, or Benelli Autoloaders. I will say that from now I do not associate Mossberg with a negative "cheap" perspective. I do not necessarily believe they are the highest quality shotgun manufacture either. All I can tell you is that I love this gun.
You are going to need accessories:
Mossberg Accu-Choke Tube Wrench
Mossberg Shotgun Replacement Barrels
Larry Ralph Jr.