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Tavor: thoughts

Postby Mindflayer » Sun, 11 Jan 2015 21:55:35

I posted earlier about my difficulties with the Tavor. TL;DR - It was insanely hard to charge, and after having Geissele and IWI look at it, they swapped the barrel assembly. I finally got to take it out today to sight in my Mepro Tru-Dot RDS.

Charging and shooting with the stock trigger is smooth. Yes, the stock trigger might be a little heavier than your tuned out AR, but once I was shooting, I didn't really notice.

Charging the Tavor with the Super Sabra is still harder than with the stock trigger. There's a catch as the linkage engages. You need to power through it. Not a big deal for many shooters, but some shooters struggle with it if they charge slowly. I'll reach out to Geissele again - it is something bloggers and other gun folks have written about.

The Mepro Tru-Dot RDS is great. A lot of folks complain about the weight, but if you mount it above the trigger, the balance of the carbine is such that you won't notice. Bright at full power, easy to mount, locks down tight, nice big glass.


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Re: Tavor: thoughts

Postby MarcSpaz » Mon, 12 Jan 2015 01:19:35

I remember you talking about the trigger and charging issue. I'm surprised you are still having an issue. Is it bad enough to justify going back to the stock trigger?

I can't imagine your having a good time if you are wrestling with it all this time. I mean, I'm sure the rifle is a blast to shoot... but charging should be fairly easy. What will happen if you get some brass that balloons on you a bit and its snug to pull out? Doesn't happen often, but I have seen guys put in effort to yank ballooned brass. Starting with a disadvantage of tough charging might mean tools come out instead.


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Re: Tavor: thoughts

Postby Mindflayer » Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:43:31

MarcSpaz, I am thinking the same thing. I am going to reach out to Geissele again. They want me to ship them my rifle to see what's up.


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Postby Remek » Fri, 25 Dec 2015 02:30:20

Did you ever find out whats up? all fixed? thoughts today?

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