Originally Posted by esminbritt
I dont think you can go wrong with either one. I think that if you want an inexpensive gun, the finish on the Mossberg is better than the finish on the 870 express models. I shot a Mossberg 500 w/ a chainsaw grip and a laser. that was fun and it was surprisingly accurate . But I liked the feel of the 870 better and I didn't like the gimmick/gadget factor on that chainsaw gun. I can't tell you enough how much i like my 870 Marine Magnum
I would like to get a Marine Magnum but no budget for that now looking to go less expensive. What did you have to give for it?