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horge
06-26-2007, 05:08
In this thread= http://www.glocktalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=717285,
mikol thought that Shooters Arms Manufacturing (SAM) had a new
design for their SAS12 pump-shotgun. I wasn't so sure, so I waddled
over to SGAC to check things out. Jo was kind enough to allow pix,
even holding the weapon so I could get a somewhat nicer shot.

http://i8.tinypic.com/4r989c3.jpg
AFAICT it's still the same SAS12 of 3(?) years running.
Jo was pretty sure of it too, and it's still backordered to heck.
The gun seems to weigh about 7-8 lbs, empty mag.
Mag carries 6 shells, and it's not entirely clear how easy it's
going to be, getting extra mags: the firearm itself is backordered.

http://i17.tinypic.com/5ysq23b.jpg
The vertical foregrip is racked back and forth to 'pump' (cycle)
the action. The action isn't as smooth as I'd like, but maybe it
can be fluffed/buffed. A fair bit of the construction seems to be
of aluminium alloy.

Maybe I'll buy one at the Gun Show, to test/review...
then again, transporting it to and from a shottie range is something
that needs to be planned out for feasibility, so...
The emphasis is on the "maybe".

h.

batangueno
06-26-2007, 06:45
That thing really looks weird. :supergrin:

mikol
06-26-2007, 07:55
Originally posted by batangueno
That thing really looks weird. :supergrin:
yup it really looks weird.
sana they could do something to this unit kahit man lang doon sa functionability at ease of use, kung di talaga kayang gawan ng paraan yung forma.:supergrin:

mikol
06-26-2007, 08:01
salamat kapatid na horge for taking time to visit SGAC & verify this subject matter to Jo.
so it's not really a new thing from SAM but an old prod in backorder.:supergrin:

antediluvianist
07-02-2007, 08:46
That (collapsible apparently?) shoulder stock doesn't look very comfortable.

horge
07-02-2007, 15:58
Yep, ante... No recoil pad.
It's collapsible all right, and the shooter's shoulder will be too.

Maybe, a padded, folding buttstock would have been better.
Offering the same gun in traditional wood stock format would've
been great.

isuzu
07-02-2007, 16:32
Looks somewhat similar to the Daewoo select fire shotgun. Came with a standard and drum magazine.

glockiz
07-07-2007, 12:32
hey pips,

i have a sas12 made by SAM, i tried firing it for around 50rounds and it performs well and never failed a single shot and has less recoil. i like the form coz it looks like baby arm hehe. yeah, ur right, its hard to have a spare mags, i alrdy ordered 3 additional mags at SAM cebu and it takes a month b4 i can have it but i think it worth the wait.
http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z270/phothobucket_2007/sas12a.jpg
my wife with sas 12

horge
07-07-2007, 19:04
:)

Thanks for the user-feedback, glockiz!
Glad to hear about its reliability and recoil.

I don't care much for the M4gery styling,
but the use of a box magazine shortens the
whole firearm considerably, making it ideal
for HD.

If I decide to get one, this coming Gun Show,
I'll likely customize it with wooden furniture,
losing that carrying handle and front sight.


horge


PS: any chance you can crop that photo down? :)

3kings
07-07-2007, 19:10
removed

glockiz
07-07-2007, 21:23
yah sure horge, sorry for the size of the image.
i like ur idea of cutomizing it, in fact i alrdy tried to remove the handle but i cant find any replacement. the front sight, i think is too big. pls tell me if u have one and be able to customize it. i want mine be customized too. tnx. i also plan to go to manila this week for the gun show.

glockiz
07-14-2007, 01:59
hey horge and the rest of the guys

am so disappointed i will not be able to check out
the ongoing gunshow at megamall. am still in
province. am looking for a folding stock that can
fit in my SAM sas12. Any suggestion guys..
tnx a lot
heres d pic
http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z270/phothobucket_2007/CIMG4648.jpg

horge
07-14-2007, 19:09
Hi glockiz,

I can't make the GunShow either, and I'm only 20 minutes away
in heavy traffic. No solid leads on a folding stock, but maybe
you can ask Advanced Weapons Systems (the Gun Directory should
have their numbers), or maybe build your own.

horge

glockiz
07-14-2007, 22:22
tnx a lot horge

Mang Danny
07-15-2007, 12:50
It looks similar to USAS-12 from Daewoo. Do you guys have any info whether our own police or swat units might adapt the SAS12 ?

horge
07-15-2007, 16:59
Originally posted by Mang Danny
It looks similar to USAS-12 from Daewoo.Looks only :) Do you guys have any info whether our own police or swat units might adapt the SAS12 ? AFAIK, it's been private security agencies mostly. The SAF types seem to prefer the M16/M4 and M14,
but maybe Allegra knows more. AFAIK, not in the any AFP TOE.