Firearms

SIG Sauer Now Building 516 Rifles in .300 AAC Blackout

Sig 516

At the 2012 SHOT Show, SIG Sauer officially announced that they are building 516 rifles in .300 AAC Blackout. The 516 is SIG’s AR-15 rifle, using a piston driven operating system that is user adjustable, a Sig Sauer built quad rail system that free floats the chrome-lined barrel, and Magpul grip and stock. There’s no word yet on whether the .300 BLK models will come in flat dark earth or olive drab green, as some 5.56 SIG 516s do. Expect them to cost about the same as their current 5.56 NATO rifles; about $1,300.

Sig 516
SIG Sauer’s 516 will soon be available in a new flavor, .300 AAC Blackout.
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Comments (2)

  1. A 516, piston gun in 300AAC for $1300us? And it has the SIG name on it? When will they ship? I wouldn’t have to second mort/refi!

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