Looks like a great starting kit for someone looking at getting their first AR platform rifle. MGI is now offering kits that include a lower, 223/556 upper, .22LR upper and 9MM upper and for an MSRP of $2250, its not a bad deal for all three calibers. More information on the complete kits in the press release after the break. Check out the video on the Hydra system below.
OLD TOWN, ME (May 2014) – MG Industries, manufacturers of the MARCK 15 “Hydra” platform,
announce the creation of several “packages” of their famous, highly-configurable, modular AR-15 style rifle with certain calibers to create kits targeted to specific markets.
For the individual new to AR-15 ownership or a young shooter, the MGI Starter Package is the place to start. The kit comes packaged in a rugged, lockable rifle case with specially cut foam inserts. The package is built on the MARCK-15 “Hydra,” the base system in 9mm with a modular lower receiver, a 9mm magazine well, a QCB-D upper receiver, a 16-inch bull barrel, and a 9mm Colt-style bolt.
Additionally, the Starter package contains two of the most popular calibers on the market: .223/5.56 and .22LR. The .223/5.56 conversion package includes the bolt carrier group with an MGI modified carrier, barrel and the AR magwell. The .22LR is a drop-in kit.
The MARCK-15 Hydra is the only truly modular rifle that can convert into multiple calibers in just minutes. Designed by an industry innovator and Veteran, the MARCK-15 is the only rifle you will ever need. Sold separately, the rifle and conversions would cost over $3,000.00. Available for a limited time as the Starter Package at $2,249.00.