Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22

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posted on November 29, 2011
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Each of the Smith & Wesson .22 caliber M&P rifles features Realtree APG ™. One of the rimfire rifles comes with a pinned stock while the other features a six-position collapsible stock and an A2-style flash suppressor. The semi-automatic rifles feature a 16-inch barrel with a twist of 1 in 15 inches. And, both are standard with an A3-style flat top upper receiver, a quad-rail handguard for easily mounting optional accessories and an A2 pistol grip for improved firearm control.

These Smith & Wesson tactical rifles also feature a fully functional charging handle, an AR-15 style magazine release, bolt catch and a two-position receiver mounted safety. The M&P15-22 is complete with a removable A2-style front post sight, an adjustable A2-style rear sight along with a single-stage trigger.

By remaining true to the standard AR-15 design while offering all of the preferred features found on the M&P Rifle Series, the M&P15-22 is well suited for a variety of recreational shooting applications while also being an extremely viable training firearm for law enforcement and military personnel.

With its carbon steel barrel, the M&P15-22 has an unloaded weight of 5.5 pounds. It is designed to accept all 1913 Mil. Std. rail adaptable accessories and most standard after-market AR-15 pistol grips.

Features:Two-Position Receiver-Mounted Safety LeverFunctioning Charging HandleBolt CatchRecessed Magazine ReleaseAmbidextrous Load-Assist ButtonMatch Grade Precision BarrelLightweight, High-Strength Polymer Upper and Lower Receiver with Integral Steel InsertsLightweight, High-Strength Polymer Quad Rail Handguard

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