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trigger so even trigger mashers can get
the fastest trigger reset possible.
The 940's bolt assembly mimics the
930's. It consists of a hollow bolt, the
slide on which the bolt rides within the
receiver, a pivoting locking lug nestled
within the bolt, a spring-loaded extractor, a transcending firing pin, charging
handle and the rattail-like link that
enters into the recoil spring tube in
the stock.

quad-loading) rounds can be clutched
with one hand and loaded into the
WINCHESTER AA DIAMOND GRADE
magazine tube in under a second by
3
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12-GA., 2 ⁄4" 1 ⁄8-OZ. NO. 7 ⁄2
sliding the palm across the loadAVERAGE PELLET COUNT: 340
MEASURED VELOCITY @ 10 FT.: 1250 F.P.S. ing port while using the side of the
AVERAGE OF 10 PATTERNS
thumb to force two shells into the
magazine in one motion. You have
= POINT OF HOLD
to see video of this difficult technique to appreciate it, but in order to
perform it, the bellies of the receiver
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and the fore-end must form a smooth
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transition so the hand can slide
forward fluidly. So engineers trimmed
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Jerry and his protégé, and daughter,
the fat on the 930's fore-end to make
Lena Miculek insisted on a shotgun
it slimmer, then cut a U-shaped
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that would fit a wide range of shooters.
notch into the receiver end of it to
After all, fit-including drop at comb,
accommodate a fore-end retainer
length of pull and cast-is critical
piece that forms a smooth confluto a shotgun's point of aim/point of
ence while holding the receiver, the
MODIFIED (0.708")
impact, felt recoil and overall shooter
magazine tube, the fore-end and the
satisfaction. To accomplish this, the
bolt rail in place. Then the loading
21" INNER CIRCLE:
114
(33%)
940's recoil spring and spring tube had
30" OUTER RING:
104
(31%) gate was elongated, the gate's spring
to be shortened to allow room for a
TOTAL HITS:
218
(64%) was lightened and the gate cutout
modular, user-adjustable stock. The 940
was eliminated to spare shooters from
comes with five spacers and shims to alter drop at comb/
dreaded thumb pinch. As such, I'm not sure there's a shotheel and cast on/off, as well as a modular buttpad system
gun better-suited for quad-loading straight from the box.
that makes the gun's length of pull adjustable from 13" to
The 940 JM Pro features oversized controls to reduce
14¼". In this way, the 940 is suitable for little Lena on up
fumbling. I especially like the bolt/shell release button
to shooters over 6 ft. If you buy this shotgun, I strongly
that pivots backward and is much easier to activate, thanks
suggest taking the time to remove the stock and experito leverage, than traditional push buttons. The bolt release
ment with the shims to find the best fit for you.
button also serves another nifty purpose; with the gate
Secondly, Lena and Mossberg designed a fore-end that
manually depressed, a push will release a shell from the
was conducive to speedloading where two or four (called
magazine tube so the magazine can be emptied-or a single
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