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Old October 4th, 2012, 05:02 AM   #1
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X95 TAVOR micro

One of the best, just got better.

http://www.military.com/video/guns/r...1709665464001/

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The Micro Tavor (MTAR-21), also designated X95 and sometimes called Tavor-2, is a stand-alone extremely compact weapon specifically designed for special forces units, as well as military personnel who are normally not issued long assault rifles.

With the use of a relatively simple conversion kit, the MTAR-21 can be converted from a 5.56*mm assault rifle to a 9*mm submachine gun loaded with 20, 25, and 32-round magazines. A suppressor can also be added to the weapon, it is part of the 9*mm conversion kit. An integrated grenade launcher is currently being developed for the Micro Tavor. In November 2009, the Micro Tavor was selected as the future standard infantry weapon of the IDF.[5]

According to an interview with Michael Kassnar of Trans World Arms at the SHOT Show 2012, Trans World Arms is planning to bring the civilian version of Tavor to market around September-October 2012 timeframe.


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Old October 4th, 2012, 06:05 PM   #2
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Doubling back now, about 12 hours later... I see over 60 views, no posts; interesting.

If a civilian version of this gun comes to the states it will be a record setter. Combines virtually all of the best features of modern battle rifles, and uses your standard AR mags. What more could you want in a target shooting, 3-gun, home defense, collectors dream, zombie infested, historically significant, über cool show piece?

(rhetorical question, maybe not. )


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Old October 4th, 2012, 06:43 PM   #3
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I'd be all over a new Israeli import! But with 922(r) issues call me a skeptic that it will happen as planned. And certainly not at prices that will make it anything but an investment.

These are very cool though. I've never been particularly tempted to own a bullpup but an IMI made one... drool worthy...
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Old October 4th, 2012, 06:46 PM   #4
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Old October 4th, 2012, 08:44 PM   #5
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thats an awesome gun. the bipod looks stupid on it though. cool sights that are integrated into the rail. when are they going to get a trigger guard on these things? cant wait for these in usa. wasnt charles daily supposed to get these in before elections?
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Old October 4th, 2012, 09:19 PM   #6
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I've been excited about the Tavor's ever since I saw them on the Discovery channel. Not sure why, but the big brother (TAR-21) has been mfg'd since 2002, but still no where to be found in the US. To add insult, I believe there's a version specifically made for Canuk consumption.
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Old October 5th, 2012, 06:09 AM   #7
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I'd be all over a new Israeli import! But with 922(r) issues call me a skeptic that it will happen as planned. And certainly not at prices that will make it anything but an investment.
IWI is building a plant in New York to make the Tavor and Uzi domestically. There have been some claims that they may also make the Galil ACE for LE, but I'll believe that when I see it.

My impression is that only the TAR and CTAR variants of the Tavor will have semi-auto civilian versions, though. The MTAR with a 9mm conversion kit would be one hell of a collector's item, though. The release date has been pushed back to May 2013 last I checked.

I know a couple Israelis who have carried the Tavor during service... they liked it, and given what whiners they are, that's pretty impressive to me.
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Old October 5th, 2012, 01:55 PM   #8
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Old October 5th, 2012, 02:31 PM   #9
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IWI is building a plant in New York to make the Tavor and Uzi domestically. There have been some claims that they may also make the Galil ACE for LE, but I'll believe that when I see it.

My impression is that only the TAR and CTAR variants of the Tavor will have semi-auto civilian versions, though. The MTAR with a 9mm conversion kit would be one hell of a collector's item, though. The release date has been pushed back to May 2013 last I checked.

I know a couple Israelis who have carried the Tavor during service... they liked it, and given what whiners they are, that's pretty impressive to me.
That would be awesome.
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Old October 30th, 2012, 09:15 PM   #10
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Very nice, but I could not find one for sale through Google to get an idea of its price ranges. Is this mil only for now? The size looks perfect; any idea of the barrel length? Every site I checked only reported that this thing comes in three different barrel lengths. Also, depending on the site, it is available in 5.56, 7.62 and 9mm. Thanks for introducing it on this thread.


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Old January 20th, 2016, 02:28 PM   #11
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looks like the civilian version is going to be right around 28" which is good for us!!! Pinned AAC muzzle device and the X95 gets to play with my suppressor........

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Old January 20th, 2016, 06:23 PM   #12
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It really is the year of the 9mm carbine...
http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/201...erican-9mm-ak/

That 9mm AK is pretty drool worthy and under $1k? Sign me up please... I've been fairly obsessed with the new CZ carbine but the AK could be a serious contender. The big question is will it be approved for us shmucks in Md. I doubt it uses the same action as an ak so is the same in name and appearance only.
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Old January 20th, 2016, 09:01 PM   #13
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X-95 video from InRange:



I really like the looks of this. Was hoping that the Desert Tech MDR and Radom MSBS bullpup would make it to Shot so we could see comparisons to all of them, but it doesn't look like that will be the case.
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Old January 20th, 2016, 11:08 PM   #14
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Just finished watching American Rifleman where they went to Israel and reviewed the gun. I had no interest in a bull pup before seeing that. Pretty sweet.


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Old January 21st, 2016, 02:01 AM   #15
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Yeah, I'm gonna need an X95.


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Just finished watching American Rifleman where they went to Israel and reviewed the gun. I had no interest in a bull pup before seeing that. Pretty sweet.
Just watching that segment. That show will sell lots of Tavors.
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Old January 21st, 2016, 11:04 AM   #17
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I watched it too.....I think it moved...

Seriously, did you see where they are releasing a 300 blackout?


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Old January 21st, 2016, 11:07 AM   #18
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Here's some info:

https://bullpupforum.com/index.php?topic=9331.0
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Old January 21st, 2016, 11:25 AM   #19
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I've always wanted a bullpup and the Tavor caught my eye. I will get either the X95 or DT MDR. The deciding factor for me will be their accuracy.


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Old January 21st, 2016, 11:37 AM   #20
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The X-95 has a lighter trigger and they went to the AR style mag release button--a big win for people with only AR training/muscle memory.

Some have seen the Standard Tavor with the mag release behind the wrist of the trigger hand as a deficit, with some dropped mags for people on the move during run & gun matches. Training issue then.
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