this was purchased lightly used, as you can see it was originally for
I bead-blasted the internals and parkerized them.
In the middle of me doing mine, my friend dropped off his worn out Mossberg
The barrel, partially bead blasted.
This is a short barrel from my friend's Mossberg 500.
My friend's 500 receiver, look how badly its worn and scarred.
His receiver in my bead blaster.
Parts after parkerization.
My anodizing setup, DC Power Supply, acid vat beside it.
A receiver fizzing away being anodized.
After anodizing, the receivers are dyed at high temp.
Checking the part for color density. if its too light, put it back in for
another few minutes.
The parts are rinsed and cooled.
Out of the rinse, cooling.
Both receivers. I've already started assembling the rear one, you can see
the parkerized safety.
These came out just like new!
Here is my Mossberg 835 Tactical Ulti-Mag, assembled and tested.
The stock is a level II, and absorbs 85% of the recoil. Its also length
A view of the right side.
Full view with stock extended. Yes its even loaded in this picture, and no
injured or killed by it. Guns don't kill people... people kill
people and other critters too!