Nearly a decade after its introduction, the Kel-Tec PMR-30 continues to top sales charts, thanks to its innovative design.
The popularity of small-caliber pocket pistols chambered in .25 ACP and .32 ACP has waned considerably in recent years due to an ever-growing selection of sub-compact models chambered for larger cartridges, including 9 mm Luger and .380 ACP—a transition that occurred, in part, due to the 2008 release of Ruger’s Lightweight Compact Pistol (LCP).
The inventive mind of George Kellgren has produced two more unconventional firearms: a 33-round pistol in .22 Long Rifle and a pump-action bullpup shotgun in 12 gauge.
In 2019, Taurus Int’l made the business decision to set aside the company’s more unusual and exotic offerings. Instead, the team focused its efforts on improving product quality and manufacturing consistency while continuing to offer reliable handgun options that met its customers’ needs at affordable prices.