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Mossberg MMR Tactical w/Sights No. 65014 5.56mm NATO, $950

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Only an off-center handguard rail prevented us from rating this otherwise worthy carbine much higher.

Mossberg MMR Tactical w/Sights No. 65014 5.56mm NATO, $950

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Only the Mossberg MMR came with a quad-rail handguard. Fitted to it is a Battle Blades combat knife and sheath. The sheath bolts securely to any Picatinny rail and offers secure access for only the shooter. The knife itself is the MP4 Wolfhawk from TOPS, a hard combat unit measuring 7.75 inches overall. It features a 3.25-inch 1095 high-carbon steel blade with black traction coating and choice of paracord handle or Black Linen Micarta scales, as shown ($136, from TopsKnives.com).
Just when we thought we had seen every possible design of pistol grip for the AR-15, Mossberg ships its MMR with a refreshing new profile from StarkEquipment.com. The rubber buttcap was water tight, but offered easy access to storage, including slots for batteries.
Mossberg.com lists two MMR Tactical carbines and a 20-inch- barrel rifle. Our carbine was designated w/sights. The other carbine appears to be otherwise identical. The supplied sights were simple and serviceable, but, unfortunately, the quad rail was canted ever so slightly, putting them out of line.

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