Quite why FNH would choose mid-July to release a new shotty is a mystery best left to those familiar with the ways of transnational Belgium firearms manufacturers. But one thing’s for sure: yes please! TTAG’s on the T&E case. Meanwhile, press release:
FNH USA, LLC is pleased to announce the release of its FN P-12 pump shotgun, which marks FNH USA’s long awaited re-entry into the pump shotgun market. The FN P-12 brings the tradition of genuine FN quality to a highly desirable firearm . . .
“Perfect for home defense, general purpose and recreational shooting, the FN P-12 is the ‘do-it-all’ tactical shotgun,” said Ken Pfau, Senior Vice President of Law Enforcement and Commercial Sales for FNH USA. “Coupled with its premium quality, this shotgun will certainly provide shooters with a distinct advantage.”
The FN P-12, assembled in FN’s Viana, Portugal facility like the SLP, sports a 5+1 round capacity and premium matte black finish over anodized aluminum. At 18 inches in length, the Belgium-made cantilever barrel is fully chrome-lined for long life and added corrosion resistance. The barrel is factory installed with an Improved Cylinder™ stainless steel choke tube. Interchangeable Standard Invector™ choke tubes are offered as accessories.
Also standard on the new FN P-12 are a fiber-optic front sight and flip-up iron sight for rapid target acquisition and precise aiming as well as a Weaver rail pattern for mounting additional optical accessories.
The initial production release will begin shipping to distributors in August. Retail price of the FN P-12 has been set at $655.00. Customers can expect to see the FN P-12 (SKU 17800) on dealer shelves by the fall of 2012.