RDB Range Report

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  1. Prudii

    Prudii Active Member Supporting Member

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    Got out to the range today with my Kel Tec RDB, right now its got a Steiner p4xi in an Aero Precision mount on it. I had the scope in a ADM QD mount but the QD lever blocked the HK style bolt catch so I switch it to this.
    I sighted it in using IMI M193, took my time and managed about a 5 shot 3" group. With better ammo and a proper bench rest its probably capable of much more.

    After sight in I fired 120 rounds of Wolf though it from magpul, imi, troy, okay surefeed, and hex mags without a single issue. After about 50 rounds the trigger had smoothed up to what feels like a clean 5lb break.
    The bolt release at the mag well is stupidly stiff, it has no QD mounts for a sling, the pistol grip is quite narrow and the polymer is rather slick. The hand adjustable gas block is nice, the fact it came from the box turned all the way down is not.

    If you want a bullpup as a range toy/fun gun and don't want to break the bank this is ~$730 well spent, if you want a bullpup built to survive combat get a tavor or aug.
    I'm hoping to get this out to a few two gun matches this summer to see out it runs, if I do I'll add more.
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  2. Jayne

    Jayne Member Charter Member

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    You need to stick an empty case in the middle of a mag somewhere and tell us how it is to clear malfunctions on the clock.

    Several of us have looked at these but I've always been on the fence because I don't know how it would be to run one. I've sorta got the hang of an AR, no idea how to clear issues with the 'odd' feed area.
     
  3. jmccracken1214

    jmccracken1214 Well-Known Member

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    Were you shooting high with that scope up that tall?

    My grendel pistol with the scope bottomed out, still shoots 16" high at 50 yards.
     
  4. JBoyette

    JBoyette Well-Known Member Vendor

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    Thats not right. You need it send it in or look at your mount setup
     
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  5. jmccracken1214

    jmccracken1214 Well-Known Member

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    In a 0moa aero mount. but it sets it up 2" or so above the rail. Went out to shoot it today, no good. Its a 34mm tube
     
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    JBoyette Well-Known Member Vendor

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    Moa cant has no value in zeroing in your situation.

    Send it back.