OK, I've looked for the answer..........

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  1. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    ....and I can't find it.
    On the SIG 522 what is the purpose of that ring that's hanging down just in front of the forearm? The only thing I can guess is a bayonet attachment.

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  2. bac1023

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    I have no idea, but cool pic. ;)
     

  3. GlocksterPaulie

    GlocksterPaulie Perfectionist

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    M2,

    Your guess was right.

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  4. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    All right!!!
    I'll have to find a bayonet and have those shooters charge the target when the magazine runs dry. :supergrin:
     
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    That sounds like an idea to me. :supergrin:
     
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    M2 Carbine

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    It would save on ammo wouldn't it.


    And can you picture the look on a home invader's face when some really pissed off woman comes running at him with a bayonet on her rifle. :supergrin:
     
  7. gruntmedik

    gruntmedik Semper Fi CLM

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    If you do, pics won't be adequate. We're gonna need video! :supergrin:
     
  8. Nestor

    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    So, Buck, what's your opinion on this rifle?
    Inquiring mind wants to know :)
     
  9. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

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    I'd like to know too.
     
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  10. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    If my friends ever let me shoot it I'll let you know.:supergrin:
    Last week they put (best we can tell) about a thousand rounds through it. Much of it rapid fire from the hip. I was the photographer.
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    When I cleaned the gun it was DIRTY and bone dry of lubricant. If it was going to malfunction that would have been a perfect time.

    It does not like Wal Mart bulk pack Remington at all but runs fine on Federal.

    It feels solid. For a 22 it is heavy and bulky but it is a copy of the .223.

    The butt stock has two positions and folds to the side. It also has a spare longer butt plate.

    About the only criticism I have is SIG doesn't supply iron sights with the gun, like on the S&W M&P 15-22.
    There are holes drilled in the forearm to mount rails but but like the sights, none come with the gun.

    I got it at the gun show for $445, almost a hundred dollars lower than the other two I saw at the same show.

    I like the gun so well I bought 14 magazines. I'd sure like to see a loader for those mags. Last week three people were loading mags for the shooter.
    The mags are the same mags the Colt uses.

    I haven't even touched the Colt but from what I've heard the Colt isn't as good a gun as the SIG and S&W M&P.
    I like the M&P also.

    It definitely has the evil black rifle look about it.
     
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  11. PlasticGuy

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    It's not for a bayonet directly. It accepts an adapter that will either take a NATO bayonet lug or a Swiss lug. You need to get an adapter, and then get the appropriate bayonet.
     
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    M2 Carbine

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    Thanks for the info.

    That might be good for a laugh when the kids show up to shoot and I tell them,
    Today you are going to learn to use the bayonet for personal defense.:supergrin:
     
  13. steve1911

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    Cool pictures has always, keep up the good work.

    1911club#410
     
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    ElevatedThreat NRA Member

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    You know, in a jurisdiction that forbade firearms ownership, a demilled WWII bolt rifle with a bayonet on it would not be a bad option.

    Imagine the look on some unfortunate home-invader's face as you first impaled and disemboweled him with the blade, then planted a foot in his chest to pull the blade back out, and promptly butt-stroked him in the head with the sharp toe of that heavy steel military buttplate.

    Or, if you prefer the movie "Zulu" to "The Sands Of Iwo Jima," maybe a Martini-Henry with one of those really nasty, 2-foot-long spike bayonets....

    -ET
     
  15. Nestor

    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    Thanks a lot.
    I will be looking into buying one eventually.
    I heard some good reviews here and there.
    The original rifle I mean SIG 550 is freaking expensive though.
    The price here is over $3000 :wow:
     
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    DriBak GUNS UP Millennium Member

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    Where can I get the bayo lug adapter ?
     
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    What kind of a bayonet is appropriate for a .22 rifle? X-acto?
     
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    HA HA, Don't guess you ever been cut or stabbed with an X-acto Knife.....;o)
     
  19. hogship

    hogship A republic, if you can keep it! Silver Member

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    Actually.......it's a front sight for short people.

    :supergrin:

    hog
     
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    Now I know that's not the case because SIG was too cheap to put any sights on the gun.:supergrin: