SKO Shorty

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Standard Manufacturing’s SKO Shorty, proudly made in the USA, offers superior firepower due to its fast semi-auto action and quick interchange magazines.  It possesses the most reliable gas operated system available with smooth and flawless operation across a variety of loads.  And even has bolt hold open after last round.

Machined from 7075 aircraft grade aluminum with the latest technology in CNC machining, then Mil-Spec hard anodized, the SKO Shorty is both lightweight and durable.  Internal components are salt bath nitride coated for optimum lubricity.  

Notable features include an ambidextrous safety, familiar AR-style controls for an easy transition to this platform, and a threaded muzzle to accept a variety of choke tubes, door breachers, and accessories.  The length is over 28 3/4" and has an 18 5/8” barrel made from 4140 steel that accepts both 2 ¾” and 3” shot shells; which can be loaded in the included 5 round magazine with optional 2, 5, or 10 round magazines available.

**PLEASE NOTE: This item MUST be shipped to Licensed Firearms Dealer.  We will contact you for a copy of the FFL that you would like to use to transfer this firearm. **


Caliber:  12 Gauge

Overall Length:  28 ¾”

Weight (w/out mag):  7.14 lbs. 

Barrel:  18 7/8”, chambered for 2 ¾” and 3” shells

Chokes:  Tru-Choke thread pattern

Capacity:  5 round magazine; optional 2, 5, 10 round mags available

Action: Gas operated semi-automatic

Material:  Receivers machined from aircraft grade 7075 aluminum; Mil-Spec hard anodized

Controls:  Ambidextrous Safety, AR-style mag and bolt release

Grip:  Polymer; accepts most AR-style grips

Forend:  Composite material with slots for MOE and bolt on rails; INCLUDES forward vertical grip

Buttstock conversion kit available:  With Buttstock click here,  Without Buttstock click here



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14 Reviews

  • 5
    Very happy!

    Posted by R. Korfg on 11th Apr 2021

    The SKO 12ga automatic Shorty is everything it is advertised to be. You must break this weapon in and be patient. It is made with such tight tolerances that it is very stiff out of the box. I put at least 30 3” hot re-loads through it before it loosened up. Even the magazines need breaking in. I also sprayed a shot of Remington lube on the action. My Remington 870 is back in the safe and my Shorty is by my side.

  • 5
    Great buy

    Posted by Edwin D. on 31st Aug 2020

    I bought this because of the pistol grip, easy front mag feed, ar style features, easy to maneuver around narrow breaches.

  • 5
    SKO Shorty

    Posted by Tim C. on 25th Aug 2020

    I've purchased a SKO Shorty.....

    This shotgun was bought to replace my long time companion... Remington 870 I've taken it out and am amazed at how accurate it is, and very controllable... The mags fit perfectly, and after 200 rds, ( so far ) I've had no malfunctions...using Hornady Critical Defense 00 buck 70mm 690 BAR...This is now my bedside partner... Very easy to maneuver, and all and all just an awesome gun.....

    Thanks for filling the need...

  • 5

    Posted by Jason W. on 20th Aug 2020

    I would recomend this product to anyone looking for home defense weapons. It's the perfect size for any type of personal defense needs. Has ability to take high amounts of ammo as well. So effectively, as a semi-auto, it can solve any kind of close range personal defense scenario.

  • 5

    Posted by Dennis on 17th Aug 2020

    Must follow directions and ONLY use HIGH velocity ammo.

  • 5

    Posted by Joe A. on 14th Aug 2020

    I have been looking for that ”PERFECT” Self Defense shotgun for over 10 years as a replacement for my old pump. It was The Standard Manufacturing, SKO SHORTY at our local gun shop that caught my eye instantly! A BadAss looking 12 Gauge with a box magazine than held up to 3” shells! I was very impressed with the design, and built quality, which is a deciding factor for me. The SKO SHORTY never leaves my side.. The perfect Firearm to have by your side at home, where safety is an absolute must. This Firearm is easy to clean and very RELIABLE! It’s also Well Built in the USA! Accessories Galore are Available! You get that “Piece of Mind“ priceless, feeling...

    Shoot Standard Manufacturing Firearms and Your going Love Them!!

  • 5

    Posted by Derek S. on 12th Aug 2020

    Appears to be the best magazine feed shotgun on the market.

  • 5

    Posted by Ray G. on 13th Jul 2020

    Short and sweet, just like the shotgun, fun to shoot and no problems, cycles perfect with slugs and buck shot. Looks cool also...

  • 5
    Best performing shotgun

    Posted by Jim M. on 13th Jul 2020

    It is the best preforming shotgun I have ever owned. Not once has it jambed or any other malfunctions since have owned it. Just keep it clean and let it eat. Adding a S333 to my collection would be sweet.

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