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Thoughts on Sig's new MPX-C?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by MrBlack, May 28, 2013.

  1. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    I think it could prove to be really interesting, but I agree with most opinions I have encountered so far. Interest will depend completely on price. Although the slip on supressor addition for a couple hundred bucks is pretty sexy.

    SIG MPX-C

    I tried to add pictures, but I failed. Obviously. :huh:
     
  2. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    I'd love to get one, as they chamber it in the caliber my handguns are in (357 sig). But they are fairly spendy right now.

    I'll probably give it a year and see where they are then.
     
  3. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    Yeah, I am interested to see what will happen when they hit the general public and we get some organic reviews and an idea of what people will pay.
     
  4. Benny503

    Benny503 Grants Pass Well-Known Member

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    Did they say when it going to hit the market? My wife asked what rifle I want to buy on Father's Day coming up. I really dont know what I want, the one that I want is not in production yet, LAR47 by RRA. Now it this one. Hopefully they hit the market soon.
     
  5. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    guy I work with picked his up over the weekend in 40 s&w. think he paid 1.8-2k

    Next time I see him I'll ask about it.
     
  6. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    Do you know if he picked up the supressor also? I am really curious how well that works.
     
  7. FarmerTed1971

    FarmerTed1971 Portland, Oregon, United States Well-Known Member

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    It's ugly.
     
  8. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    I'm going to say no, since the 'shroud' that makes it a suppressor would have to be registered, and wait on the form 4 to come back (6 months).
     
  9. Velillen

    Velillen Port Orchard, WA Member

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    I'd love to know where he got a rifle when nobody else has, including the gun reviewers and other high profile people who normally get the first run of guns....especially when most reports have said it won't come out till end of the year anyways. Course if he did get it then he should post a review and be the first to do it

    None of the class 3 dealers have heard about the suppressors cover thing as of yet either.
     
  10. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    I hate waiting!
     
  11. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Same as the original gun posted since it is an SBR.............

    With a can it would become a "2 stamp" gun.......
     
  12. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    Its not an SBR if you purchase the MPX-C like I was referring to. the 9.5" flash supressor makes it legal. With the addition of the ~$250 supressor sleeve that goes over the flash supressor ( making it a sound supressor) it would still be only a one stamp gun.
     
  13. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    My bad, just saw the pic and read thought I read 9.5" barrel.

    I stand corrected.
     
  14. Colt Carbine

    Colt Carbine Oregon Gears-N-Guns

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    MPX-C-Detail-Hero.jpg
     
  15. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    I like it a lot, but a Tavor with a 9mm conversion kit (Tavor $2k +$750) would be a better ultra-cool 9mm 'short rifle/bullpup' and no NFA unless you suppress it. $800 or so more that the Sig, but easy to make 5.56 or with a quick swap, or even shoot AK rounds.

    If you have $2 or blow on a 9mm toy, you have $3k :)

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  16. misplacedtexan

    misplacedtexan Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    if you have 3K you have 30K

    mp5_17868.jpg


    I dunno if he really has the gun or not. He is a stocking dealer for sig, and I'm only relaying what he said. He blows smoke from time to time....so this might be one of those times.

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  17. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    show off! :thumbup:
     
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    ares310 Pennsylvania New Member

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    MrBlack, this is just a question as I am very interested, but are you saying that there is a sleeve that slides over the existing 9.5in flash supressor? Would it then look like the MPX-SD?
     
  19. ronin223

    ronin223 Portland Active Member

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    yes with the sleeve it would function and look like the MPX-SD

    if you get a baffle strike and ruin your "break" since the suppressor is the sleeve and it is a tool-less barrel change would be a benefit though do not know how helpful this would be
     
  20. MrBlack

    MrBlack Portland, OR Active Member

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    Yup, just google MPX-C with silencer and there are tons of pics from the shot show of it on and off! Again, I cant seem to post pictures lately or I would have just put them up. The only thing I dont like is that the "nut" that holds the supressor sleeve on is bright aluminum colored. Easily fixed, but a weird way to ship them.