Smith & Wesson Announces New M&P10 Sport Rifle in .308 Win

    Why not start with the price? At 1,049 USD this is a great price for an AR10 and a product I probably wouldn’t like to see or hear about if I was competitor.

    Sure, a lot of the polymer furniture isn’t of the highest and coolest factor, but that’s something we chose on an individual basis at a later stage anyway?

    It’s funny that S&W call it “Sports”, then puts “Purpose” as “Home Protection and Hunting”.

    Overview of the M&P 10 SPORT Optics Ready

    M&P10 Rifles are versatile, easily accessorized, and suitable for a wide variety of recreational, sport shooting and professional applications.  Engineered with 5R Rifling and 1/10 Twist, the M&P10 is as accurate as it is powerful. Making short work of long range, M&P10 Rifles keep you at the ready.

    Gas Block with Picatinny-Style RailFeatures
    • Gas Block with Picatinny-Style Rail
    • Sling Swivel
    • A2 Suppressor
    • Mid-Length Handguard
    • Armornite® Finish on Barrel (Interior & Exterior)
    • Chromed Firing Pin
    • Rifling: 1 in 10”, 5R Rifling
    • Ambidextrous Safety Selector
    • Ambidextrous Magazine Release
    • Ambidextrous Bolt Release
    • Mid-Length Gas System

    Armornite® finish is a hardened nitride finish that provides: Enhanced corrosion resistance, greatly improved wear resistance, decreased surface roughness, reduced light reflection and increased surface lubricity. Armornite is used on many S&W® and M&P® products imparting a high level of protection internally and externally where applied.

    Specifications

    SKU: 11532
    Model: M&P®10 SPORT™ Optics Ready
    Caliber: .308 WIN/7.62 x 51
    Capacity: 20
    Safety: Manual Safety on Lower
    Barrel Length: 16″
    Overall Length: 34.0″
    Front Sight: None
    Rear Sight: None
    Action: Gas Operated Semi-Auto
    Stock: 6-Position Telescopic
    Grip: Synthetic
    Weight: 128.0 oz / 3,628.7g
    Barrel Material: 4140 Steel
    Barrel Twist: 1 in 10″ – 5R Rifling
    Purpose: Home Protection, Hunting

    Gas Block with Picatinny-Style Rail

    Here’s the dedicated product page for the S&W: https://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/mp-10-sport-optics-ready

    What do you think of the package? Missing anything?  A great deal or still too expensive?

    How soon before we see these at 999 USD?

    Eric B

    Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics and sound suppressors. TCCC Certified medic.


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