Smith & Wesson Forum

Go Back   Smith & Wesson Forum > General Topics > The Lounge
Forum Register Expert Commentary Members List


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-30-2009, 03:28 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: South West Suburbs IL
Posts: 1,304
Likes: 63
Liked 53 Times in 26 Posts
Default Shotgun pistol grip ?

Does anyone know if they make a wood pistol grip for a shotgun? I want to turn my mossberg 500 into a "home" gun but I don't like the looks of the black accessories. I like the look of wood and steel. I have never seen a wood grip just wondering if anyone else has.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-30-2009, 04:35 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 112
Likes: 0
Liked 9 Times in 8 Posts
Default

I haven't seen them in a long time but I know that speedfeed use to make wood pistol grips. I handled a US Marshall that was equipped with it. It looked good with it but for more than a magazine full of buckshot I prefer a Hogue or Pachmayr rubber grip.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-30-2009, 05:03 PM
venomballistics's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Escaped WI, Omaha NE
Posts: 4,713
Likes: 1,490
Liked 1,612 Times in 893 Posts
Default

heres a case where you might want to try to balance aesthetics and punishment.
even a grip with comfort in mind will put the hurts you you where serious feed is concerned.
hope you can finish the fight with 3 rounds of full house 00 3" magnums. Thats about all your hand will be up for.

Unless I have special call for it, like concealed carry or automotive roles, I prefer a full stock. It seems to assist pointability in all firing positions.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-30-2009, 05:15 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Left Coast
Posts: 3,973
Likes: 0
Liked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Default

IMHO
Go with one of the collapsable M-16 clone style models. Or an OEM "youth stock". Your wrist, hand, and possibly even bridge work will be glad you did. If you insist on going a P/G rear, I highly recommend a nylon strap on the fore arm. It'll keep the gun from rising off your hand during recoil.
JOMO?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-30-2009, 05:21 PM
dondavis3's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Dallas / Forth Worth Area
Posts: 380
Likes: 3
Liked 38 Times in 22 Posts
Default

I've only put the black grips & pump handle in my 870, but I did have a collapsing butt stock on it once, but it was black too..
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-30-2009, 05:30 PM
3rd Gen Neal's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 407
Likes: 0
Liked 7 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by venomballistics View Post
heres a case where you might want to try to balance aesthetics and punishment.
even a grip with comfort in mind will put the hurts you you where serious feed is concerned.
hope you can finish the fight with 3 rounds of full house 00 3" magnums. Thats about all your hand will be up for.

Unless I have special call for it, like concealed carry or automotive roles, I prefer a full stock. It seems to assist pointability in all firing positions.
+1. I like wood over black myself, that's what my Win1200 Dfndr has. But it's a full stock. Those pistol grips...ouch!!! Even messing around w-birdshot those things just tear you up.
__________________
Let go...Let Gun
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-30-2009, 06:06 PM
Pop's2's Avatar
US Veteran
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Minnesota/Arizona
Posts: 621
Likes: 757
Liked 174 Times in 90 Posts
Default

My wife has trouble with slides on hers' or my auto's so she picked out this Mossberg Home defender in .410 and I added the aftermarket pistol grip (fore end grip comes with it) and this is her bed room security........
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	410.jpg
Views:	2242
Size:	46.7 KB
ID:	7187  
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-30-2009, 07:02 PM
whitecoyote's Avatar
SWCA Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: MI
Posts: 1,408
Likes: 9
Liked 288 Times in 116 Posts
Default

Here is a wood grip on a Remington. These were made by Scattergun Technologies (now owned by Wilson Combat). When Wilson bought Scattergun Technologies several years back they stopped making them.
I know Speedfeed makes a plastic copy of the grip for Remington, Mossberg, and Winchester I believe.
__________________
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 10-30-2009, 07:39 PM
sipowicz's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Gun lovin\' Hollywood Ca.
Posts: 8,599
Likes: 4,221
Liked 10,927 Times in 2,351 Posts
Default

At bedroom distance you still have to aim...so I'm not a big fan of pistol grips...
__________________
Thirty characters. Exactly...
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 10-30-2009, 10:38 PM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 572
Likes: 390
Liked 256 Times in 97 Posts
Default

Here's a pic of a USMS WP-870 form Automatic Weaponry in Tennessee

4 in the mag tube and 1 in the chamber

Last edited by Lt JL; 10-30-2009 at 10:53 PM. Reason: more info
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 10-31-2009, 07:01 AM
Marshall 357's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 883
Likes: 117
Liked 23 Times in 14 Posts
Default

Pistol grips look cool,but I'll take a full stock. OUCH!!!!!!!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 10-31-2009, 10:14 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: South West Suburbs IL
Posts: 1,304
Likes: 63
Liked 53 Times in 26 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by whitecoyote View Post
Here is a wood grip on a Remington. These were made by Scattergun Technologies (now owned by Wilson Combat). When Wilson bought Scattergun Technologies several years back they stopped making them.
I know Speedfeed makes a plastic copy of the grip for Remington, Mossberg, and Winchester I believe.
That is exactly what I am looking for, I will have to do some searching.
Lt JL, that is one serious looking shotgun! Thanks for all the replies.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
concealed, hogue, model 16, pachmayr, remington, winchester

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
The Lounge Thread, Shotgun pistol grip ? in General Topics; Does anyone know if they make a wood pistol grip for a shotgun? I want to turn my mossberg 500 ...
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Manageable Ammo for Pistol Grip Shotgun Mod10 Firearms & Knives - Other Brands 11 08-02-2010 12:49 PM
FS: Flash suppressors, Ambidextrous Safety, pistol grip, pistol holster evnash Accessories/Misc - For Sale or Trade 3 03-18-2010 09:18 AM
Shotgun Shells but no pistol or rifle ammo? Marshall 357 Firearms & Knives - Other Brands 11 06-24-2009 03:54 PM
HD shotgun - regular or pistol grip stock? Wayne02 The Lounge 13 06-09-2009 08:06 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
smith-wessonforum.com tested by Norton Internet Security smith-wessonforum.com tested by McAfee Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:18 AM.


S-W Forum, LLC 2000-2013
Smith-WessonForum.com is not affiliated with Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC)