The first firearm I purchased was a Winchester 1300, which I then used to hunt everything from doves to deer. I’m still a fan of slide-action shotguns but, in my opinion, there haven’t been a lot of groundbreaking changes to the basic pump design since I bought that 1300. Unless, of course, you consider Kel-Tec’s KSG.
Imported pump shotguns are limited to five shells in their tubular magazines, and there are some domestic pump guns that come with nine-shot tubes. Kel-Tec, on the other hand, beat those numbers soundly with the KSG in 2011. The original held seven 23/4-inch, 12-gauge shells each in two tubes with the option of one extra in the chamber for 15. The new KSG-25 holds 24 (plus one) and weighs 9 pounds (2 pounds more than the original). Shells are cleverly held in a pair of tubular magazines that run from the receiver — the top of which doubles as the comb of the stock — to the muzzle.
The KSG feeds from below the barrel, and ejects as the forend is pumped along …Read the Rest
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