Tag: Kel-Tec

New From Kel-Tec: Nothing You Will Ever Be Able To Buy

Kel Tec continues to introduce more and more new SKUs to its catalog without ever seeming to devote any resources to actually manufacturing the boatload of products they already claim to supply. The newest unicorn in their lineup is the RDB bullpup rifle, shown here in its steel-and-wood M43 variant. Feast your eyes on it here (if you need to) because odds are you’ll never see one on the shelf of your LGS . . .

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Long-Term Gun Test Update: Kel-Tec PF-9.

It’s been more than three years since I first reviewed Kel Tec’s diminutive and now somewhat infamous PF-9. My review from November of 2010 was quite favorable, and the PF-9 was my carry gun for the next year. It was a promising little gun once it got broken in, but things started to go wrong after less than six months. I don’t know if my experience is typical, but this gun has completely lost my trust.

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New From Kel-Tec: Bigger Magazines

In what I’d like to think is a nicely-timed FU to Andrew Cuomo (but probably isn’t) Kel-Tec is showing off higher-capacity magazines for their PF-9, P-3AT and P-32 subcompacts. The new PF-9 mag shown above gives you an extra round of 9mm (up to 8+1) and lets you wrap an extra finger around the grip; both of these are good things in my book. It’s available as a whole magazine, or as a 1-round baseplate extension to existing magazines…

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Range Report: Kel-Tec KSG Bullpup Shotgun

With new manufacturing technology and materials speeding weapons evolution, it’s no surprise that Kel-Tec took another look at the tactical shotgun. Kel-Tec’s KSG Bullpup shotgun stormed the SHOT show like the Red Army into Berlin, championing its 14-round capacity, diminutive configuration and radical ergonomics. Sounds great on paper, but what’s it like in real life? Our favorite Russian émigré Oleg Volk, brought one to the Lucky Gunner Blogger shoot over Memorial Day weekend . . .

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Day Two of the Lucky Gunner Blogger Shoot; This is the End My Friends

With the lyrics of Jim Morrison echoing in my head, the RSO called the final cease fire at 16:30. The 30-odd [in both senses of the word] gun bloggers assembled on the firing line lowered their weapons. Our weekend of full-auto frivolity had finished. We spent the morning in a pistol class run by Tom Given of Rangemaster. The afternoon was devoted to blasting away with full auto KRISS SMGs, Sphinx pistols and a bunch of Kel Tec goodness that Oleg Volk brought with him. I definitely want to say that Angela and her cohorts at Lucky Gunner organized the event with near-Glock perfection. Several junket vets reckoned they’d more fun this at the Lucky Gunner blogger shoot than they did at the Knob Creek machine gun shoot. Stay tuned for range reports, tank videos and full auto fun. Until then, here’s some of the hardware to tide you over.

Gun Review: Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm

The boss’s mouse gun malevolence notwithstanding, I’m still a fan of petite pistols and reserved revolvers. In fact, I was so impressed with Kel-Tec’s .380 P3AT that I just plunked down $239 of my own cabbage for one. Boy, has it been a dandy, reliably (and accurately) chomping its way through an inaugural 250 rounds of FMJs, JHPs, and assorted plastic-bagged reloads. All is good in my mouse gun paradise save one slightly-disturbing detail: those .380 bullets sure look small. For folks more bothered by this than me, the Kel-Tec Calvary has responded. Enter the 9mm Kel-Tec PF-9. continue reading