GUN S&W M&P15-22 Review?

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  1. Emanon

    Emanon Active Member

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    Went buy the local gun shop on the way home and they had a M&P15-22 for sale. Looked at it and the polymer upper and lower kinda irk me. When he extended it....well just kinda seemed like a toy.

    Now the reason I want one....

    I get unlimited time at my local range for $100 a year so I'm limited by the cost of ammo. The cost to shoot .22 is just so attractive right now. Can go put about 100 rounds of 9mm down range and then switch off to the 15-22 and shoot away.

    So......anyone have one? How is it?
     
  2. Radicus

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    Get a REAL AR FAGGOT and a .22 conversion kit. :uh:




































    Sorry, just thought I'd get the obligatory WMD response out of the way.
     
  3. Emanon

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    That is what I kinda when in for. Really want a Colt 6920 but after looking at the prices of ammo. Well kinda overkill just to take to the range on the weekends to shoot paper.
     
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    First you need a $1600 custom built AR with rails, magpul products wherever you can, and another $700 or so in optics. Only then can you even consider purchasing a .22 conversion, which must also have rails and expensive optics. Only then are you worthy to show yourself or your rifle on the interwebz.
     
  5. Radicus

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    $1600 AR? Get that cheap shit outta here. :ugh: If you're not running a full auto SBR then you may as well be playing with a .22. :ugh:
     
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    By all accounts, the sw15-22 is good to go.
     
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    :rofl: @ thread
     
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    ^

    So far, I've heard nothing but good things. I'll be picking one up next month. I was looking at conversion kits, but I'd rather have the separate rifle since it's only $400.
     
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    What mods/accessories do you recommend if one goes this route? Keeping it in the ~$400 range including gun...
     
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    Also the cheap Marlin-Glenfield Model 60's. I know they're cheap but if you find an old one in nice condition you have a tack-driving bargain. I've had one and shot 3 others and all of them have been laser accurate. Put a decent .22 scope and youre ready to go.
     
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    Just picked up a Marlin, with Bipod, Scope, and a sling for $160 :bowdown:
     
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    Going to pick one up in a week or so.
     
  13. SnakeEater

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    I'd also toss in a bolt stop thingy.
     
  14. UnaBomber

    UnaBomber Closed-minded pig-headed racist xenophobe OT Supporter

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    bought a 15-22 on saturday and brought it to the range on sunday and had as much fun at the range as i have had in years. for 400 bucks its fun as hell to shoot and nice quality
     
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    what kind of poor fucker are you to want a conversion. dedicated .22 upper or gtfo
     
  16. Reverend

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    Just get a Ruger SR-22 if you want a finished looking tacticool .22
     
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    10/22 Target Tactical :bowdown:
     
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    I agree with this. You can also get a few internal upgrades for pretty cheap if you are happy with the stock and generic scope rings. That's what I did with my 10/22, I'm just missing the bull barrel right now. I have the BSA Sweet .22 on Weaver rings.

    Internal mods;

    WeaponKraft Poly Bolt Recoil Buffer
    WeaponKraft SS Takedown Screw
    Volquartsen Exact Edge Extractor
    Volquartsen Target Hammer
    Volquartsen SS Auto Bolt Release
    B&C Extended Mag Release

    It made extracting the magazine easier (mag release), trigger pull lighter (hammer and springs), "recoil"/noise less (bolt buffer), and the bolt release simpler (auto bolt release). All positives in my book.
     

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