TriStar Arms has just rocked the gun world with their new 12 gauge AK gas system bullpup.  This full featured 12-gauge bullpup has a 20″ barrel with an overall length of just 30″. This easy to handle package maximizes energy in a handy easy to point package with AK reliability.

It comes standard withBeretta®/Benelli® Mobile Threads extended ported cylinder-bore choke tube, a rubber recoil pad, sling mounts, two 5-round Saiga pattern magazines and a fixed Carry handle w/ sights as well as flip-up front and rear sights.

General Description:   
The Compact 12ga is equipped with a 20″ barrel, 30″ Overall Length and is chambered for up to 3″ shells. Gas operated, semi-automatic shotgun that can cycle from standard field loads up to 1 1/8oz slugs interchangeably.
The Compact is backed by TriStar’s five-year warranty.
  • 30″ Overall Length
  • Full-Size Carry Handle w/ Adjustable Sights (not pictured)
  • Two 5-Round Magazines Saiga pattern
  • Flip-up Front/Rear Sights (as pictured)
  • Forward Grip (not pictured)
  • Extended/Ported Cylinder Choke Tube (as pictured)
Gas operated Semi-automatic. If the magazine and chamber are both loaded opening action will result in ejecting shell from chamber and cycling new shell from magazine into the chamber.  A bolt hold open is located just beneath Safety Lever. To lock the bolt open, simply pull the action back and press upwards on the Bolt Lock.
The primary safety is located on the right side of the gun, just under the ejection port.  When engaged, the safety is designed to block the trigger, hammer lever and the hammer, which makes the firing mechanism immobile.
The Compact 12ga comes with two polymer-bodied Saiga pattern 5-round magazines.
Coming to dealers soon with an MSRP of  $790
Come see the TriStar Compact at the NRA Annual Meetings in booth 4908

“The KRX set the standard for what an AR-like shotgun can be.  Now with the Compact we’re raising the bar for both AK-like and bullpup shotguns,” said Ryan Bader, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TriStar Arms. “Home defense, range fun, and law enforcement can now all take advantage of increased power in a more portable package with the TriStar Compact.”

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About TriStar Arms:
Located in Kansas City, Missouri, TriStar Arms is a primary importer of quality shotguns and handguns. The company is driven by the same mission that it set out on since its inception – to provide high-performance firearms for hunters, recreational shooters and home defense at a fraction of the price and to deliver fast and friendly service at all times. Every firearm that TriStar Arms imports is rigorously tested throughout each stage of production to ensure that its customers receive value that can be passed down for generations.
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