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2012 SHOT Show Special Report: Kel-Tec CNC

Kel-Tec brought a bunch of innovative, cutting edge firearms to this year’s SHOT Show, but close followers of the company will note that there aren’t any totally new designs. Instead, Kel-Tec has been focusing on refining their existing lineup and boosting production of their high-demand, hard to get firearms. The SU-16E is a super light, piston driven .223 gun using AR-15 magazines and featuring an AR-15 style collapsible stock. Loaded weight is only five pounds! The RFB ambidextrous .308 bullpup was shown in a desert tan color with some additional rails and a Miculek-style muzzle brake up front, and the new RFB-24 with a 24 inch barrel, six inches longer than the standard RFB. In the photos below someone has switched the guns in their assigned places on the rack, so the placards next to them are incorrect. The RMR-30 carbine is a rifle version of the PMR-30 pistol, in .22 WMR, shown with a collapsible stock, Magpul sights, and an Aimpoint Micro red dot. And finally, Kel-Tec has redesigned the 12-gauge KSG with better controls and an adjustable choke attached to the barrel. We’ve heard rumors that they have built some super compact NFA short-barreled variants of the KSG too. We know that the first batch of KSG’s shipped very late in December, could the wait for this coveted shotgun finally be over?

Kel-Tec Sign  Kel-Tec SU16E  RMR 30  RMR 30 Again  RFB 18

 

 RFB 24  KSG  KSG closeup  KSG barrel
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