Can a civilian own a AA-12 shotgun?

Can a civilian own a AA-12 shotgun?

The AA-12 semi-automatic shotgun is finally available for sale to civilians. The semi-auto version of the Atchisson Assault-12 became a reality thanks to the hard work of Boje Cornils and Sol Invictus Arms.

How much is a AA-12 shotgun worth?

AA-12 Features 20-round drum and 8-round box magazines will be available. Sol Invictus Arms plans for these guns to be limited editions of only 1,000 and is taking pre-orders on Armslist at $3,250.

Can you buy a full auto AA-12?

However, despite having some (admittedly troubled) history behind it and even some copycats, the AA-12 has never been available for civilian purchase, and as an automatic weapon, would still require a federal license and a boat load of cash to store in your home safe — that is, until now.

What does AA-12 stand for?

Auto Assault-12
The AA-12 (Auto Assault-12), originally designed and known as the Atchisson Assault Shotgun, is an automatic combat shotgun developed in 1972 by Maxwell Atchisson.

Does the US military use the AA-12?

The MPS AA-12 combat shotgun can fire from a 10-round box or 20- and 32-round ammunition drums. The shotgun, in general, has been in military service since the first pump-action types were developed.

Is there a semi auto AA-12?

AA-12 Shotgun Firing from a closed bolt semi-auto configuration, this iconic Shotgun is finally going to be available for sale to the public.

Who uses the AA-12?

Usage. In 2004, ten firing models of the AA-12 were produced and demonstrated to the United States Marine Corps. The HAMMER unmanned defense system by More Industries uses dual-mounted AA-12s on the H2X-40 turret. Neural Robotics has also mounted the weapon on their AutoCopter Unmanned aerial vehicle.

Why are automatic shotguns not used?

Shotguns are able to handle a wide variety of ammunition, however automatics are slightly limited because the shot must provide sufficient force to reliably cycle the action. This means that they are not compatible with low powered rounds, like most less-than-lethal ammunition.

Which is more reliable pump or semi-auto shotgun?

usually. In terms of just shotguns, pump-actions are more affordable. Not only are they budget-friendly, but even at lower price points, they tend to be more reliable. Cheap pump-actions tend to work better than cheap semi-autos.