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Mossberg 590A1 Retrograde Shotgun Review

As part of their 100th anniversary, Mossberg has introduced the 590A1 Retrograde pump-action shotgun.

Mossberg 590A1 Retrograde Shotgun Review
Get pumped for the new Mossberg 590A1 Retrograde pump shotgun.

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This year marks Mossberg’s 100th anniversary. To help celebrate, they’ve introduced several new firearms. One of these is the Mossberg 590A1 Retrograde.

The Retrograde is a 12-­gauge pump-­action shotgun that pays homage to the original 590A1, a staple of military and police for decades. These durable, reliable and user-­friendly shotguns were also affordable to the private citizen, where they gained widespread popularity for home defense.

A Trusted Partner

Many consider the 12-­gauge pump-­action shotgun the ultimate close-­quarter weapon, and the 590A1 is perhaps the most...

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