New For 2024: Mossberg Silver Reserve Eventide HS12

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posted on May 26, 2024
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Image courtesy of O.F. Mossberg & Sons.

Early this spring, Mossberg expanded its Silver Reserve over-under shotgun line with its Eventide series—no-nonsense shotguns that feature synthetic furniture and matte or camouflage finishes that were tailored to specific hunting purposes. New for 2024, there is a late addition to the Eventide series with the HS12, a shotgun designed for home-defense use.

The Mossberg Silver Reserve Eventide HS12 is built around the same dual locking lug, boxlock action with extractors and chrome-lined barrels of the other shotguns in Mossberg’s over-under Reserve series. Its features have been optimized for personal protection. The HS12 is a 12 gauge with 3” chambers and has 18.5” barrels with fixed cylinder bore chokes. A section of Picatinny rail is mounted to the upper rear of the barrels for mounting optics and below the muzzle for attaching weapon lights and other accessories, and the raised front sight is fiber-optic. All metal parts are finished in a matte blue, and the furniture is black synthetic. The HS12 weighs 6.75 lbs.

While some would worry about the limited capacity of a double-barreled shotgun, Mossberg points out the advantages of the system. One is overall length. The HS12’s overall length of 35.5” is about five inches shorter than a pump-action or semi-automatic shotgun with the same length barrel. The other is the “reliable, affordable and easy to clean” characteristics of a double-barrel shotgun.

The Mossberg Silver Reserve Eventide HS12 has an MSRP of $770. For more information, visit mossberg.com.

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