Is the MR556 a 416?

What is this? The MR556 is the civilian version of the HK416. It has a barrel length of 16.5, weighs 8.6 pounds, and uses the 5.56 x 45mm NATO.

What is a HK MR556?

Heckler and Koch’s MR556 Semi-Automatic Rifle is a direct descendant of the HK416. Developed by HK as a premium level commercial/civilian firearm with match rifle capability, the MR556 is an improvement over conventional AR-type carbines and rifles. HK’s MR556 uses the HK gas piston operating system.

Is the MR556 an AR15?

Like the HK416, the MR556A1 uses a proprietary HK short-stroke gas piston in place of the direct-gas-impingement system found on lesser AR15-style rifles that propels exhaust gas into the upper receiver to operate the action.

How much is the HK MR556A1?

The MR556A1 rifle is priced at $3,295 (includes rifle, HK 30-round steel magazine, set of Troy Industries Micro mechanical sights, HK multi-tool,lock, and case).

Is HK still making MR556?

And yes, they are still making both the MR556A1 and the MR762A1 – finding one is a bit of a trick. And right now, NONE of them are cheap. A rattlesnake in the living room ends all discussion of animal rights.

Are HK barrels chrome lined?

HK has quite a bit of chromium in their formula already. Chrome lining was done as a contract requirement. The MR barrels are just as tough, and hyper accurate for what they are. The barrel profile, and their rigidity = superior accuracy without compromise.

Does the MR556 have an adjustable gas block?

This factory new, genuine OEM HK416 adjustable vented gas block is compatible with the 14.5-inch or 16-inch barreled HK416 & MR556 variants. Milled into the gas block are integral sling loops and bayonet lug. These gas blocks are the perfect backup or primary component to complete your HK416 build.

Is HK416 better than AR-15?

Have both, 416 doesn’t do anything better. It’s a piston as mentioned. It uses proprietary parts. Between the 416CQB and the CQBR I own it’s about 11 ounces heavier than a normal AR15.