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Kel-Tec PLR-16 5.56mm NATO, $676

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GUN TESTS GRADE: B (Best Buy)
While not as refined as the other pistols, the PLR-16 had good accuracy and eventually performed well. It needs additional accessories to be the most user friendly.

Kel-Tec PLR-16 5.56mm NATO, $676

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Hunting
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The support hand can only grasp the front of the magazine well. Wear gloves when shooting extensively because the barrel heats up fast.
The square-shaped button is the magazine release. It is in a similar location as on an AR-15, but we wanted it a bit larger.
No muzzle device is provided, but owners can remove the knurled sleeve and attach an AR-15 aftermarket device of their choice.

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