NRA Gun of the Week: Kel-Tec PMR-30 Pistol

The little magnum rimfire that could, the .22 WMR, provides for excellent velocity and surprising terminal performance when used with jacketed hunting or defensive bullets. When chambered within a semi-automatic pistol, shooters can have a platform that not only costs far less to feed than its center-fire relatives, but is also a blast to shoot. The Kel-Tec PMR-30 is one such pistol. Made of high-strength polymer, the full-size repeater weighs a scant 13.6 ozs. empty yet sports a 4.3” barrel and boxes 7.9” long and 5.8” tall. The slide is fitted with bright, fiber-optic sights and features a relief cut for optic mounting plates. To find out more about Kel-Tec’s PMR-30, check out our NRA Gun of the Week.

Manufacturer: Kel-Tec CNC Industries
Model: PMR-30
Chambering: .22 WMR
Action Type:
 recoil/blowback-operated, semi-automatic rimfire pistol
Frame: reinforced black polymer
Slide: 4140 alloy steel
Barrel: 4.3”; six-groove, 1:11” RH twist
Sights: fixed; red fiber-optic rear, green fiber-optic front
Trigger: single-action; 3-lb., 8-oz. pull
Magazine: 30-round detachable box
 13.7 ozs.
MSRP: $455

Additional Reading:
The Kel-Tec PMR-30 
Review: Kel-Tec CMR-30 Rifle
Kel-Tec PLR-16 5.56/.223 Semi-Automatic Pistol
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