Range Report: UTAS UTS-15 Bullpup Shotgun First ATTEMPTED Shots

Not every product that we review works perfectly “out of the box”. Usually, if we have problems, it is with electronic items that don’t want to play nice. In this […]

Not every product that we review works perfectly “out of the box”. Usually, if we have problems, it is with electronic items that don’t want to play nice. In this case, we had  rare issue with a gun that wouldn’t run properly when brand new. In the video, Jeff tries to demonstrate the UTAS UTS-15 bullpup shotgun, while the UTS-15 refused to cooperate.
**This is Part 1 – the BEFORE portion of this review. Out of the box this early production UTAS UTS-15 bullpup shotgun had problems.

Part 2 will show how this UTS-15 shotgun performed after being sent back to UTAS for updates. UTAS was great about taking our early production UTS-15 shotgun back to install the updates**

We just got the UTS-15 back from UTAS and are optimistic that all the kinks have been ironed out, but haven’t tested it yet. However, that doesn’t change the initial experience we had with the UTS-15. As always, we report what our experience is, whether it is good, bad, or indifferent.
Watch the video below to see how it went down…

Range Report: Utas-Usa​ UTS-15 Bullpup Shotgun First Attempted shotsUTAS UTS-15 Dual Tube 12 Gauge Pump Shotgun specs

  • 3 Inch Chamber
  • 18.5 Inch Barrel
  • 6.9 Lb
  • 28.3″ overall length
  • Matte Black Finish Pistol Grip and Stock
  • 14 Round Dual 7-round magazines with automatic alternating or selectable feed
  • snap open loading ports
  • retractable magazine followers
  • Integrated top mounted picatinny rail for sights or optics
  • Polymer receiver with integrated spring loaded shell feeding device
  • Spring assisted pin ejector
  • Fiber reinforced slip-up stock/shell funnel
  • Fiber reinforced butt plate with one inch recoil pad
  • 4140 steel bolt body
  • precision machined and heat treated 4140 steel rotary bolt head with three locking lugs
  • Barrel extension
  • Quick detach sling swivel mounting points
  • No tools required for field stripping in 60 seconds
  • Chambered to accept 2.5, 2.75 or 3 inch ammunition
  • Uses Beretta style barrel threading for choke tubes

The “big deal” on this pump shotgun is that with two 7-round tubes, plus one in the chamber, it’s total capacity is 15 rounds. That is a LOT of 12 gauge firepower! As a “tactical shotgun” it is designed to have optics and/or sights attached to the picatinny rail on top, and does not come with sights or optics.

 

About Jeff

Jeff is the Editor in Chief of Gear Report and a National Shooting Sports Foundation Media member. He reports on the outdoor industry, reviews gear for camping, hiking, shooting, hunting, paddling, backpacking and other active pursuits. A USAF veteran, Jeff earned a MBA in Marketing and Health Services. He specializes in consultative selling and internet marketing. As the VP of BD & Marketing, Jeff provides sales and marketing leadership to MGECOM, Inc. and helps http://MGECOM.com acquire new clients in need of solutions for online merchants in need of Affiliate Marketing program management. Jeff founded and manages Cress Sales & Marketing LLC, offering online sales and marketing consulting and services to online merchants and service providers.