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Jun 09

AR-15 Comparison – Savage MSR 15 Recon vs Springfield SAINT

In this AR-15 comparison, Chris from MarksmanTV gives us a look at the Savage MSR 15 Recon and Springfield SAINT.

AR-15 Discounts

Savage MSR 15 Recon:

  • PART NUMBER: 22901
  • DESCRIPTION: MSR 15 Recon
  • UPC: 0-11356-22901-4
  • ACTION TYPE: Direct-impingement semi-auto
  • CALIBER: 223 Rem. / 5.56x45mm
  • CAPACITY: 30
  • FINISH: Matte black hardcoat anodized receiver and Melonite QPQ barrel
  • BARREL LENGTH: 16.125”
  • RIFLING: 1:8” 5R Right-hand
  • SIGHTS: BLACKHAWK! flip-up
  • STOCK: BLACKHAWK!
  • LENGTH: 33.5” – 36.75”
  • WEIGHT: 7 pounds
  • Custom forged lower receiver for unique look
  • Melonite QPQ 16 1/8-inch barrel with 5R rifling
  • 223 Wylde target chamber for use with 223 Rem. or 5.56x45mm
  • BLACKHAWK! trigger with Nickel Boron treatment
  • Mid-length gas system
  • Free-float M-LOK® handguard
  • BLACKHAWK! KNOXX® AR Pistol Grip and AXIOM™ Carbine Stock
  • BLACKHAWK! flip-up sights

Springfield Armory Saint 5.56:

  • MODEL: ST916556B
  • CALIBER: 5.56x45mm NATO (.223REM)
  • LENGTH: 35.5″ Fully Extended / 32.25″ Collapsed
  • WEIGHT: 6lbs 11oz
  • UPPER RECEIVER: Type III Hard Coat Anodized Aircraft Grade 7075 T6 Aluminum Flat Top, Forward Assist and M4 Feed Ramps
  • LOWER RECEIVER: Type III Hard Coat Anodized Aircraft Grade 7075 T6 Aluminum, Accu-Tite™ Tension System
  • BARREL: 16″ Chrome Moly Vanadium, 1:8 RH Twist, Melonite®
  • GAS SYSTEM: Direct Impingement Mid-Length Gas System, .750 Diameter Gas Block
  • TRIGGER: Springfield Armory® Proprietary, Nickel Boron Coated GI
  • SIGHTS: Springfield Armory® Low Profile Flip-Up, Dual Aperture Rear, 1/2 MOA Windage Adj.
  • TRIGGER GUARD: Bravo Company
  • PISTOL GRIP: Bravo Company Mod 3
  • HANDGUARD: New, Exclusive Bravo Company, KeyMod, PKMR
  • BUTT STOCK: Bravo Company 6 Position
  • BUFFER ASSEMBLY: Carbine “H” Heavy Tungsten Buffer
  • RECEIVER EXTENSION: Mil-Spec Carbine Receiver Extension, 7075 T6 Type III Hard Anodized Aluminum
  • CHARGING HANDLE: GI Style
  • BOLT CARRIER GROUP: M16 BCG w/ Carpenter 158 Steel Bolt, Shot Peened & Magnetic Particle Inspected
  • MAGAZINE: 1 – 30 Round Magpul PMAG Gen M3