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Sig Sauer R516G216BP Sig516 Patrol Gen 2 Semi-Auto 223 Rem 1 Reviews

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41 Reviews. Average Rating:    4.8 of 5 Stars!
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by Darith Y Saturday 12 September, 2015
Not a single failure since owning this rifle back in July 2011. Besides there is only one long rail aftermarket replacement available, I could not find another downside of the 516. It has been very accurate and fun to shoot, and yes I was able to add an Ambi raptor charging handle successfully. Recoil is extremely light and the gas piston system keeps the receiver and bolt super clean unless running a suppressor (suppressor gas setting works with my BattleComp BC51.0 and AAC 762-SDN6). Very impressed with machining of the lower. Highly recommended if you don't mind the carbine length rail!

Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!
by Gerald H Saturday 17 January, 2015
Outstanding AR i've owned it for four years now and have put well over 1000 rounds through it has not had single hiccup until I put a slide fire stock on it. Then started having some low primer strike when firing simulated full auto. It may be an issue with the gas valve will be contacting Sig Sauer and searching online for possible fixes. Highly recommend this AR!

Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!
by James L Thursday 09 October, 2014
This is an absolutely great rifle. I have put about 300 rounds through it so far, and it is very accurate (better than me) and an absolute joy to shoot. Both of my young grandsons have a blast shooting it as well, as there is virtually no recoil due to the round and the rifle's heft. It doesn't seem to like the really cheap ammo, as it jamed two rounds out of 100 when I used it. But when using quality ammo like Federal Gold Medal or Black Hills, it works perfectly. I changed out the Magpul MOE stock for a ACS-L, as I like the bigger cheek weld, but that was the only thing I changed on it. It operates very cleanly as advertised with the piston operation. I highly recommend this model and brand and you definitely get the best price and service from Buds

Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!
by ryane c Tuesday 15 April, 2014
Went out and shot 55gr 223, which this gun was supposed to have a problem with according to some forums. It performed flawlessly. I didnt even clean it when I got it or anything. The trigger, which was also supposed to be sub par was awesome. Short, clean, brake. Charging handle wobbled side to side. My first Ar so maybe others are the same...? Buy the 516, its awesome.

Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!
by joseph l Wednesday 05 February, 2014
Great Rifle! Paid $1,264 here at buds, but that was before El Presidente made his remarks. Very accurate! .5 MOA with 77gr Nosler Custom Copetition reloads 2.260 OAL, using a 4x ACOG on a rest @ 100yds, maybe even better with a higher power scope. Shipping was fast. Mine came with the red dot. I have 2 acogs, 2 eotechs, and an aimpoint compm4 and the included red dot isn't as good as these (obviously) but it's still a pretty sharp and small dot in comparison to other stuff out there. No irons but not that big a deal, Irons that aren't range adjustable and calibrated for your barrel length and load aren't useful out far anyway. Had some ejection and feeding issues with the Russian stuff but never with the reloads which I've shot far more of. Very clean in the carrier area after shooting, lube doesn't dry out nearly as fast. At the time of writing $1562 is a lot more than I paid, but for this kind of accuracy and reliability (with good ammo, Russian stuff aside) its worth it. It's well made, slop free, comes in a good configuration, and it takes notice at the range.

Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!
by Jeff P Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Very pleased! I wanted an AR, but wasn't sure which make & model to go with. When I saw the reviews for the SIG 516 I knew it was what I wanted - a Cadillac AR that I didn't have to piece together myself. I haven't shot it a great deal to date, but what I've done has gone really well, and it is also a sweet looking gun!

Rating:     5 of 5 Stars!
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