SIG SAUER 716 Question

SIG SAUER 716 Question

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    SIG SAUER 716 Question

    Anyone have any experience with the SIG SAUER 716? Specifically is it a proprietary SIG SAUER weapon or is it a genuine AR10 with compatible/interchangeable parts with other AR10 rifles as in the bolt carrier, barrels and such? Impressions on accuracy and reliability would also be appreciated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongRider View Post
    Anyone have any experience with the SIG SAUER 176? Specifically is it a proprietary SIG SAUER weapon or is it a genuine AR10 with compatible/interchangeable parts with other AR10 rifles as in the bolt carrier, barrels and such? Impressions on accuracy and reliability would also be appreciated.
    I think it is a piston gun. So my opinion is no, it's not a standard AR-10.
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    You mean the 716?
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    Quote Originally Posted by atctimmy View Post
    I think it is a piston gun. So my opinion is no, it's not a standard AR-10.
    Correct it is and I get that pistons are proprietary. But the rest of the gun can be standard configuration, as in those that are converted to piston from DI. The barrel bolt carrier, trigger etc. can be interchanged. That is the focus of my question if I can use standard AR 10 parts to upgrade or repair the 716 SIG SAUER. If not it kind of undermines one of the benefits of an AR in my mind and pocket book.

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    You mean the 716?
    Damn you are right typo, my bad wonder if that is why I am not getting much response. Maybe I should repost my question with the correct model number
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    Damn you are right typo, my bad wonder if that is why I am not getting much response. Maybe I should repost my question with the correct model number


    Now you don't have to. I just went in and edited it for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by QKShooter View Post
    Damn you are right typo, my bad wonder if that is why I am not getting much response. Maybe I should repost my question with the correct model number


    Now you don't have to. I just went in and edited it for you.
    Thanks appreciate your consideration and help. I see it is corrected in my OP but the title still reads 176 can that be corrected? Or this thread deleted? Hate to clog up the forum with redundant questions but don't want to push it asking you to go through a bunch of hassle to correct my error. So maybe deleting this thread and reposting it would be the easiest solution?
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