Yeah. A swing and a miss, in my opinion. Could have been much cooler than it is. Not sure why they watered it down so much.I must of been sleeping when this bad boy came out. Basically the G36
in .223 (yes .223). I almost did a double take on the street price of $1799.00.
Not bad given the specs.
That said in reading the article and the "cons" I'm not exactly blown away.
An Official Journal Of The NRA | H&K’s SL8: A G36 For American Sport ShootersDespite concessions required to make it conform to misguided American legislation governing imported semi-automatic rifles, Heckler & Koch’s SL8-6 preserves the essence of Germany’s most distinctive modern tactical rifle: the vaunted G36.www.americanrifleman.org