March 08, 2016
The MK216's claim to fame is its .308 chambering and unique gas system to the cartridge. Often compared to the operating system found on the AK47, the long-stroke gas piston system is well-known and regarded among enthusiasts. The long-stroke system offers more of a push than the slap of a short-stroke system, increasing parts life and offering a more comfortable recoil impulse. Rifles & Glass columnist, Tom Beckstrand, wrung out a .69-inch five-shot group at 100 yards when shooting Black Hills 175-grain match ammunition. Who said piston guns aren't accurate?