Pre-Order Your American-Made AR-15 Shotgun – The SKO

Big News from Standard Manufacturing!  The SKO, the company’s American-made AR-pattern shotgun, is now available for pre-order!

This semi-automatic scattergun is normally priced at $1,100, however, those who pre-order will receive it for $950.  Plus free shipping!

Purchasers can expect to see their SKO in the near future as guns will begin shipping in approximately 30 days.

Those interested better act quickly because Standard Mfg., notes, “This offer may end at any time due to the anticipated overwhelming response to this promotion.”

The SKO is inspired by the AR platform.

Specs & Features

  • 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun
  • Includes 1 detachable magazine with a 5 round capacity
  • Accepts detachable magazines which will be available in 2, 5, 9, 15 round magazine capacities and a 25 round drum is under development
  • Lower receiver machine from an aluminum solid forging
  • Upper receiver machined from a solid billet of aluminum
  • American Made, ensuring excellent reliability and no inferior manufacturing techniques
  • Reliable gas operating system
  • 18 7/8 barrel length
  • Adjustable stock
  • Large 22 rail mount which provides ample room for optics, lasers, and illumination devices
  • Screw in choke system which will accept a variety of choke tubes including the
  • Stiletto and Tactical chokes
  • AR sporting rifle type controls
  • 38″ overall length
  • 7 lbs., 10 oz. weight without magazine

Standard Manufacturing is definitely one of the more innovative firearms manufacturers out there. You probably know them best for the DP-12, their double-barrel bullpup, pump-action shotgun with a 16-round capacity.

We reviewed the DP-12 in the past and were duly impressed with the craftsmanship, the dependability and, of course, the capacity.  Sixteen rounds of 12 gauge in a compact, bullpup package!

While we have yet to get our paws on the semi-auto SKO, we are very excited to see what it brings to the table and if it lives up to the high bar set by its older brother the pump-action DP-12.

For more information, check out the Standard Manufacturing website.

About the author: S.H. Blannelberry is the News Editor of GunsAmerica.

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  • Remington 870 Shooter July 29, 2017, 8:22 am

    Awesome looking magazine fed shotgun. They often have problems with reliability and it would be really interesting to see how it performs.

  • davud May 13, 2017, 2:44 am

    *** Those interested better act quickly because Standard Mfg., notes, “This offer may end at any time due to the anticipated overwhelming response to this promotion.” ***

    no true journalist would stoop to regurgitate this tired sales manipulation. cmon, s.h., you’re better than this.

  • Archangel May 13, 2017, 12:23 am

    Why does everyone think that just because am ugly gun is made black, it has to reference that AR-15 platform?
    That thing is just plain UGLY!
    The MAK 1919 not only looks like an AR platform weapon, but it sells for less than 1/2 the price as this “HUNK-A-JUNK” looking thing!

  • kk May 12, 2017, 6:30 pm

    is this Déjà vu or did paul do this exact same thing once before, almost dropping a gun he was reaching for behind him, while muzzle sweeping the interviewee with a handgun he was holding?!…am i losing it?

    • Sgt. Pop May 13, 2017, 11:04 am

      Did notice he had the pistol muzzle almost in his mouth for a while, bad example all the way around

  • Dave Hicks May 12, 2017, 10:38 am

    Anyone else thinking 20 gauge ?

  • doug May 12, 2017, 8:29 am

    AR shotguns! Nah! now a VEPR 12 is a winner

  • DJ May 12, 2017, 8:16 am

    Video says “priced under 1k”… article 1100. Inflation is a bitch.

  • GRA May 12, 2017, 8:04 am

    Not with choke tubes. If they don’t offer a plain cylinder/slug bore barrel I will NOT be buying one at any price.

  • DJ May 12, 2017, 7:10 am

    Why does the rail float like that? meh…

    • Frank May 12, 2017, 8:31 am

      Did this company ever get their double-barrel bullpup pump action shotgun running consistently? The last time I saw the reviews on that it was an ill running non wonder! I think I rather stick with my Saiga12 or Vepr12, at least they are reliable magazine fed 12 gauges.

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