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Old July 28, 2011, 12:20 PM   #1
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The new MKA 1919 Shotgun & Krebs Custom

The new MKA 1919 shotgun is interesting, but it's even more interesting when gunsmith Marc Krebs turns his attention to it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzh1HxRxp80

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Old July 28, 2011, 02:35 PM   #2
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I guess if you are in love with the AR-style of longarm, this is the cat's meow in shotguns
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Old July 29, 2011, 12:44 PM   #3
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I'd love to fire it and make a side-by-side comparison to my Saiga 12.
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Old July 29, 2011, 01:16 PM   #4
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Looks like some folks would be better off at the gym instead of the range.
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Old July 29, 2011, 02:04 PM   #5
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Another example of something I don't want ...and don't need ...

If those first 2 guys get any bigger ...they're going to need some
man-bras.../ that's not a pretty sight ...

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Old July 29, 2011, 02:40 PM   #6
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It might make a good HD gun with 5 +1 in m16 style mags. You can carry extra mags and load it alot faster than a standard pump. 6 rounds of 00 Buck would daunt any intruder, and that thing spits them fast. However, nothing is as reliable as a pump or SBS when it comes to a shotgun.
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Old July 29, 2011, 03:18 PM   #7
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until you short shuck it...

Nothing is as reliable as a well put together auto. No worrying "did I break the barrels hard enough to reset the trigger???" or "Are my hands, wet with sweat, going to short stroke the pump?". Dirty or dry, the Inertia benellis go "Boom, Boom and Boom".
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Old July 29, 2011, 10:08 PM   #8
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Those are very valid points. However, the pump is just going to be inherently more reliable. Im sure autos can be just as good though... I dont have much time with auto shotguns so I cant speak from my experience. I really like this one though all they need to do is perfect it and I would grab a Short Barrel version, the customized one. I really like the way this auto looks.
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Old July 29, 2011, 11:52 PM   #9
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However, the pump is just going to be inherently more reliable.
If you really want reliability go with a double gun. I've never had a double fail to feed between the first two shots. It happens with pump and auto guns, but most folks give up reliability for a supposedly faster 3rd and subsequent shots.
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Old July 31, 2011, 03:35 PM   #10
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True the double will be the most reliable I thought I said that in a previous post but guess not. I would rather have more than 2 shots unless im going to use the double for the 2 drop it and then use my pistol.
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Old July 31, 2011, 05:10 PM   #11
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I don't know why any of us would have need for one of these, but in the context of the military for whom it is designed it may be a great weapon. Veterans of the Mid-East would know better, but didn't one recently say that they use shotguns for breaching doors and then sling the shotgun and go to a carbine? I can envision the need for a fast loading semi with mags, however, in a situation where you are in danger of being over ran by an enemy that is literally in your face, but then would something like a chain gun be best? (I had heard that they jamb.)
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Old July 31, 2011, 09:03 PM   #12
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I don't know why any of us would have need for one of these, but in the context of the military for whom it is designed it may be a great weapon.
Why would anyone need it an AR15, or an AK47, or a .338 Lapua?
Because they are fun.

Personally, I'd like to have a Saiga instead, but it's still pretty friggin cool
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Old August 1, 2011, 12:53 AM   #13
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Why would anyone need it an AR15, or an AK47, or a .338 Lapua?
Because they are fun.
You are right; beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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