The George Hamilton of Mossberg 500s…

I ran into firearms instructor and gun smith Lou Frost, a very squared away guy who does a lot of work as a defense contractor. He had the flame kissed 12 gauge in the back of his truck that I just couldn’t believe.

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The M500 has all the tactical goodies including (ironically) an over-barrel heat shield and extended mag tube. When the smoke cleared on the fire it was in, the gun was left with the trigger guard melted in an ode to a Salvador Dali painting, the finish burned off most of the metal pieces and left with scaling, the action frozen solid, and the thumb safety puddled into the receiver.

Then there is the pump action handguard, which by the looks of things went liquid and entered into a full time relationship with a nylon go bag that was stored nearby.

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Other than perhaps a sling swivel, Lou advises not much on the gun is likely salvageable as any thing more than post-modern art and it has a meeting with a band saw.

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Let me introduce myself. I am a bit of a conflict junkie. I am fascinated by war and warfare, assassination, personal protection and weaponry ranging from spud guns and flame throwers to thermonuclear bombs and Soviet-trained Ebola monkeys. In short, if it’s violent or a tool to create violence it is kind of my thing. I have written a few thousand articles on the dry encyclopedia side for such websites as GUNS.com, Univesity of Guns, Outdoor Hub, History Times, Big Game Hunter, Glock Forum, Firearms Talk.com, and Combat Forums; as well as for print publications like England Expects, and Strike First Strike Fast. Several magazines such as Sea Classics, Military Historian and Collector, Mississippi Sportsman and Warship International have carried my pieces. Additionally I am on staff as a naval consultant and writer for Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine. Currently I am working on several book projects including an alternative history novel about the US-German War of 1916, and a biography of Southern gadfly and soldier of fortune Bennett Doty. My first novel, about the coming zombie apocalypse was released in 2012 by Necro Publications and can be found at Amazon.com as was the prequel, Chimera-44. I am currently working on book two of that series: "Pirates of the Zombie Coast." In my day job I am a contractor for the US federal government in what could best be described as the ‘Force Protection’ field. In this I am an NRA-certified firearms, and less-than-lethal combat instructor.

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