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Sorry if this was addressed elsewhere, I did a search but came up empty...

I have been considering adding a bull pup to the collection. I got my wife a Saiga 12 and converted it to the bull pup stock and really enjoy it more than I thought. I'm hooked...

I have been eyeing a Tavor but after really getting cozy with my SCAR 17 I would prefer to stick with the 308 round...

So, came across the Kel-Tec FRB and seems to be right up my alley. Yes, I know there is a gamble with Kel-Tec products and there are thoughts from both sides of the fence.

So, throwing it up here. I have the SCAR for longer range work and length really stretches out there once the suppressor is on. I thought about SBRing it but the barrel alone is cost prohibitive to me...

Thoughts? Talk me out of one or help me feel better about opening my wallet!

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I've shot the RFB and I must say it handled great and was very accurate. It's heavier than a SCAR 17 and has more kick. I'm debating getting one, but $2k for the rifle and it doesn't come with any optics is a hard pill to swallow.
 

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That's the reason I wanted a RFB really bad was the efficiency of it's barrel legnth vs having a 9in suppressor hanging off an already long gun like the G3 scar or ar10. Going thru an SBR is unrealistic for me since I change guns litearly every 1-3months. I ended up not buying one because of 3 reasons, 2 of which are linked reasons....
keltec guns are extremely poor quality control and some of there pistols work ok and shoot ok and some are absolute junk. Having NOT seen one in person ever it's really hard to determine its build quality in general and thinking just because there 1800-1900$ does NOT mean it's going to be any better than there entry level stuff like a ton of manufactures.

Looks like a great package because it's the only full caliber bullpup on the market. Id buy an Aug but won't screw w a sub caliber semi. And nobody has a real accuracy test with it other than a couple random guys saying its a 2min gun which isn't good enuff for me, especially for a 2k$ keltec
 

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I own 3 Keltecs and had others in the past, despite them allegedly improving their quality control dept any 1 of their guns is a gamble. All their guns once released have always still been works in progress for 3-4 yrs.
Many need the infamous fluff & buff procedure and they upgrade parts all the time, u will either hate it or like it.
I will not buy one of their guns unless the model has been out 4-5 yrs. Buyer beware is all I can say!
 

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Search for "RFB" instead of "FRB" :smile:

So you mean spelling makes a difference? LOL. Funny thing, either way on google will provide articles and links... Regardless...
From what I have seen, both the Kel-Tek and the Tavor are both carrying roughly the same price tag and the same mixed reviews.
 

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Had one for about a year. Got rid of it and got a 17. While I appreciated it being in a smaller package, even if I wouldn't have sold it, I would still be shooting my scar. It just never...quite worked as well as everything else I picked up.

Personally, I'd say hold on and take a look at what Desert Tech is coming out with this year. The MDR and CDR look to be able to change calibers as well as have the same small form factor. Their SRS Covert is everything they advertised it, so I have high hopes for this one.

MDR - Micro Dynamic Rifle - Desert Tech and some more info: Desert-Tech Micro-Dynamic Rifle system - Pro-zone - Pro-zone - News - all4shooters.com

Cheers!
 

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I have a RFB and have had it for about 3-4 years. It's been a great firearm and I love it. It's in the don't even think about selling or trading part of my collection. Some people don't like Keltec for one reason or another and I am not a big fan of their small autos. But I have a PMR-30 and the RFB and I will get the KSG and some of their other bullpups if they ever come out.
 

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Simple solution...get and SKS and order the bullpup stock that's out right now...around $300. Now you essentially have your .308 Bullpup for under $1k, less glass.
 
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Simple solution...get and SKS and order the bullpup stock that's out right now...around $300. Now you essentially have your .308 Bullpup for under $1k, less glass.


In what universe is 7.62x39 "essentially" .308?
 
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