Kel-Tec RFB Carbine shipping in December

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

I missed a press release that Kel-Tec issued last month. The 18″ barreled version of the bullpup RFB Carbine will be shipping next month.

In order to keep the costs down the rifle will not include sights, although it will include a Picatinny rail, and “will ship in an in-expensive box”.

RFB Carbine Features:

– 18” Chrome lined 7.62 NATO chambered barrel
– Birdcage flash hider included
– Front ejection of cases
– Top Picatinny rail for mounting sights (no sights included)
– Gunsmith replaceable barrel with adjustable headspace
– Click adjustable gas system for various power ammo, or suppressor use
– Accepts FAL metric magazines with straight-in/drop-free magazine well (one magazine included)
– Nylon sling and hardware included
– In-grip storage capability

More info on the rifle here.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Nathan Jackson Nathan Jackson on Nov 03, 2008

    I got to see one of these in action at the AAC Silencer Shoot in Georgia about a month ago. It performed flawlessly with a suppressor, though it got very hot and very dirty after 300 or so rounds with the can on it. It is a great looking rifle and handles well, but the price-tag is apparently starting around $1600, which seems high for an, as yet, unproven battle rifle.

  • OldTownSmithy OldTownSmithy on Nov 25, 2009

    Where would I get several additional barrels for the RFB but chambered for .243/.260./7mm-08/.338-08/.358 all from .308 (7.62x51mm) brass.
    What a universal rifle this could be.
    Yes: I have considered replacement barrel liners.