Tuesday, January 14, 2014

New Guns from Kel-Tec 2014: RDB and M43 Bullpup

Kel-Tec only introduced the RDB and M43 Bullpup rifles for SHOT Show 2014. These are essentially the same rifle with the only difference being the respective Polymer and Wood furniture. I am not extremely impressed with the models they had on hand, but perhaps others can operate them more effiently. The bolt catch/release was quite interesting to say the least. The magazine release was easy enough, but many would need a little practice to get it down efficiently compared to more intuitive options available.

Kel-Tec M43 Bullpup Rifle
Kel-Tec expects to have 5.56mm models available by the end of the year with 300 BLK, 7.62x39 and 6.5 Grendel coming later down the road. They are working toward having a non-reciprocating charging handle.

Kel-Tec RDB Bullpup Rifle