Disappointing: Kel-Tecs RFB 7.62 Forward-Ejecting Bullpup

Our first time around with this rifle was abject failure - so many malfunctions that we sent it back for warranty work. The second time was better, but we still had beaucoup malfunctions.


With much hype and anticipation, we took Kel-Tec CNC's RFB forward-ejecting bullpup rifle to the range 18 months ago to compare it with other bullpup-style rifles we've reviewed. This being the only 30-caliber bullpup we've tested so far, most of our shooters were eager to get behind the scope and send rounds downrange. Taking any bullpup to the range always draws some attention, and the Kel-Tec RFB was no different. The gun has a striking overall appearance, especially with the Nikko-Sterling 3-10x42 Nighteater scope we mounted on ours.

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