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MY NEW KEL-TEC KSG

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by badclam, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. badclam

    badclam willapa bay Sunny SW WA Active Member

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    GOT THIS TODAY. CONSIDER THIS THE BEFORE PICTURES.
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  2. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! Seems like a bad piece of machinery. I don't think you can get a more compact, high capacity 12g than the KSG, no matter what the kel-tec haters say.
     
  3. PreviaDrifter

    PreviaDrifter Oregon Member

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    That's what i like about kel-tec: they really think outside the box with design.
     
  4. badclam

    badclam willapa bay Sunny SW WA Active Member

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    Well I took it apart and it seems straight forward and simple. I didn't see any obvious weak points or design flaws. It feels nice and short. Very maneuverable and point able. Now to put on a sight system and see how it shoots.:thumbup:
     
  5. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    Quick question, do the two internal magazines switch off, or does one empty first, then the other? Or is there a switch?

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  6. Slowpoke

    Slowpoke Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I believe the last picture shows the switch.
     
  7. Slowpoke

    Slowpoke Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    And badclam, congrats. I have been looking at getting one, longing... :)
     
  8. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    I couldn't tell if was manual or not. If it is manual you could put 00 Buck in one, and slugs in the other. That would be really handy.
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  9. PreviaDrifter

    PreviaDrifter Oregon Member

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    I'm curious how the switch works, too. Also, how many rounds fit in each tube?
     
  10. jmurray192

    jmurray192 wilsonville oregon Active Member

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    Did u pay retail or way over also how can i get one pm me if you can give me any special info :) want one bad
     
  11. badclam

    badclam willapa bay Sunny SW WA Active Member

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    You can switch back and forth between tubes. You could have say bean bags on the left tube,and when those don't work you can switch to the right tube and let loose with the buck shot., or you can fill them both with the same ammo and switch when one side goes empty. If you put the switch in the center it doesn't pick up from either side and you can put one right into the chamber,say a dragon's breath. capacity is 7X 2 3/4" or 6x 3" in each side plus 1 in the barrel for up to 15 total on board. Shells extract through the rear where they go in. It is made to work equally well for left or right handed people.
     
  12. badclam

    badclam willapa bay Sunny SW WA Active Member

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    I ordered it in July and paid less than MSRP.They're going for $1500 plus on GB,or about twice what I payed. This one is not for sale. I waited 7 month's for it.
     
  13. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    Let us know how she runs. I have been waiting for this one as well. I don't generally like Kel Tec guns but I might make an exception for a high capacity shotgun.:angeldevil:
     
  14. badclam

    badclam willapa bay Sunny SW WA Active Member

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    Found some stuff around the bench to get 'er ready to shoot.
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  15. locobob

    locobob Beaverton, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Nice, looking forward to hearing how it shoots.
     
  16. CharonPDX

    CharonPDX Portland, OR Active Member

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    *VERY* nice looking...

    Now to wait for retail availability and sane pricing...
     
  17. krkruse

    krkruse Salem area Active Member

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    Dang. Looks pretty compact. The keyboard comparison is nice..
    Once you get some lead out of it you gotta give us a report on it.
     
  18. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    I know of somewhere that just sold one for just under $700 :paranoid::paranoid:
     
  19. CZ Fan

    CZ Fan Oregon Member

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    Honest question here. Besides being shorter than a normal pump what does it do differently than other pump action shotguns?
     
  20. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Holds 2x as many rounds. Can be used either left handed or right due to downward eject (I know there are others but most are right hand eject)