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KSG: A not-so-rave review

October 18, 2012

KSG with Mesa side-saddles.
Photo by Oleg Volk.

Papa Delta Bravo posted a well-thought out review of the new Keltec Shotgun that calls it to task over a number of issues.

H/t to Caleb at GunNuts.

 

Kel-Tec KSG: Wretched Pulsating Ball of Suck, Fail, Tears and Cancer

So the guy running The Firearm Blog got his hands on a Kel-tec KSG bullpup shotgun and posted his review of it.

At the risk of spoiling it for you (but take a moment to read through it, I’ll wait), they gave it a thumbs up and recommendation, despite the gun not working out of the box and having to spend a couple weeks at Kel-Tec getting the QC it didn’t get the first time out the door:

…A shotgun that cannot be efficiently kept in action is not a shotgun that can be used for competition or self defense.This is the hurdle that innovative firearms face. No doubt the KSG is a unique, creative design. But in breaking a lot of new ground it also ignores a lot of tradition and proven technology and techniques. I’m not saying that the kata to run an 870 is the only way to run a shotgun, but the KSG appears to have been designed to max out a spec sheet by people who knew nothing of how to operate a shotgun in a serious manner.