Everything old is walnut again
Last week, everyone decided that Mossberg shotguns– which generally were sold with wood furniture throughout the 1960s, 70s, and early 80s but switched to synthetic stocks almost exclusively somewhere around the Clinton era– are better off in the original format.
First was the 590 Shockwave “Nightstick” model, priced at $539 MSRP, which is about twice what the standard Shockwave runs. Apparently wood isn’t cheap:
Then came Black Aces Tactical’s offering of birdseye maple and walnut furniture for the same gun as a $199 aftermarket option (on a $250~ firearm):
And Mossberg expanding the walnut versions to the 590A1 Tactical and 500 Persuader line of actual shotguns: