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Old 12-07-2009, 14:13   #23
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One guy has had 4 or 5 of them over the years, most the guys on here that have 870's have had them for 20 to 30 years, same weapon and it still runs like a swiss watch. The Maverick is like most other things we buy today, cheap, made cheap and when it breaks you throw it
As a matter of fact I do own an 870 and a Mossberg Mariner along with the current Maverick 88. The earlier Mavericks were bought when I was young and broke and sold for cash when I need it (ie: Young and broke) No Maverick I have ever owned has had a failure and I don't own safe queens. I have had and do have guns that may be smoother but the maverick is a great gun for someone that wants a good gun with a good price to go with it.

It does it's job and doesn't give any trouble. I'll probably always have one around.
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