NRA Gun of the Week: Savage MSR 15 Recon Rifle

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posted on September 2, 2017

Savage Arms entered the AR market early in 2017, and its premium entry in the category—the MSR 15 Recon—is the focus of this week's NRA Gun of the Week. Chambered for .223 Wylde, the MSR 15 Recon features parts from BLACKHAWK!: a six-position Axiom buttstock, Knoxx pistol grip, flip-up backup irons, and the company’s nickel-boron-treated trigger. The rifle functions with a mid-length, direct-gas-impingement system, which feeds from the supplied 30-round Magul polymer magazine. The rifle’s 16.1” barrel features 5R rifling and is Melonite-treated. An aluminum handguard with M-LOK accessory slots provide plenty of room for accessories.

To learn more about the MSR 15 Recon, watch this week's NRA Gun of the Week video, and visit savagearms.com.

Specifications:
Model: MSR 15 Recon
Manufacturer: Savage Arms
Chambering: .223 Wylde
Action Type: direct-gas-impingement, center-fire semi-automatic rifle
Receiver: forged aluminum; hardcoat anodized matte black
Barrel: 16.13”; 1:8” RH twist, Melonite finish
Sights: Blackhawk flip-up
Trigger: 6-lb., 9.5-oz. pull
Stock: Blackhawk Knoxx Axiom six-position collapsible
Handguard: free-float M-LOK
Magazine: 30-round detachable box
Weight: 7 lbs.
MSRP: $999

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