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Frag Out! Presents – Sport MSBS / GROT

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Our friends at Frag Out! Magazine have been gracious enough to allow us to share their exclusive look at the Sport variant of the Polish MSBS/GROT rifle.

Civilian MSBS/GROT S16 FB-M1 coming soon
Today we had an opportunity to pick up one of the first .223 Rem GROT S16 FB-M1, the long-awaited civilian-legal version of MSBS/GROT.

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223 Rem GROT S16 FB-M1  is semi-automatic version 5.56×45 NATO Fabryka Broni ?ucznik-Radom MSBS/GROT C16 FB-M1 assault rifles, initially adopted by Polish Armed Forces in 2017. The Fabryka Broni ?ucznik-Radom announced that rifles will be available for sale next week.

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The pictured GROT S16 FB-M1 comes from the first production run of 500 pieces. First 100 pieces will be limited, to commemorate Polish Independence (regained in 1918), edition which will have some special laser-engraved markings and certificate. Every rifle will come with engraved Polish White Eagle on the right side of the upper receiver.

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Semi-automatic GROT S16 FB-M1 comes assembled with side-folded collapsible stock, Magpul M-LOK attachment system handguard (officially licensed by M-LOK) with three short MIL-STD-1913 rails, folded ironsights, Magpul MOE handguard, green translucent polymer 30 round magazine, cleaning kit, manual, warranty card, etc. The rifle comes factory wrapped in anti-corrosion foil (in the past, rifles were packed in paper…, future is here!) and packed in the hard case.

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What are the differences between the  GROT S16 FB-M1 and GROT C16 FB-M1, except being a semi-only rifle? Of course, the standard fire control group was replaced with two-position (Safe & Single) selector lever (90 degree rotation). Icons are stamped, but not painted. FCG is ambidextrous. Next thing is the above mentioned M-LOK handguard with four mounting slots at the 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 o’clock and three at 2 and 11 o’clock. The 16” MIL-SPEC quick-changeable fluted barrel with 1:9 twist has 1/2-28-UNEF-2A thread, so the users can easily change the muzzle device. The GROT version adopted by Polish Army has muzzle device which can be only removed by armorer. Rifle is compatible with .223 Rem and 5.56×45 rounds.

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The civilian version of the rifle does not feature the bayonet lug. Since the bayonet in military rifle is attached to the lug and to the muzzle device itself, it is impossible to fix it to the S16 FB-M1. The QD sling attachment point location was changed accordingly to the feedback from military users.

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There were also some changes in the internals of the rifle – except the lack of full-auto capability. The bolt carrier was modified and the six wolfram plunges were removed. The S16 FB-M1 trigger works different too, it’s not MIL-SPEC one either the Match. The trigger reset is quite long, so no quick double taps. Unfortunately, it is not modular and cannot be replaced without some serious modification of the rifle.

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Driving home from the FB Radom, we decided to have a short trip to shooting range to check this piece out. Well, basically it shoots close to the military rifle. It is stable during shooting, fully ambidextrous and comes with the 90 degree rotation fire control group. The selector switch has quite strong resistance, but we hope it will soon go on. There was some wobbling in the collapsible stock. We were using cheap GGG rounds and there was no stoppages. According to the manual, the S16 FB-M1 is compatible with almost all STANAG magazines, except the Magpul PMAG M3… In upcoming days and months we will see how the rifle will perform when we will get it some serious use.

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Some tech specs:

Caliber: 5.56×45 mm NATO/.223 Remington

Overall length: 681 mm (26.81”) with folded stock or 903 mm (35.55”) with stock fully extended

Barrel length: 406 mm (16”)

Barrel twist: 1:9

Weight: 3.7 kg (8.16 lbs)

Frag Out! Issue #6 English Edition Now Available

Friday, October 9th, 2015

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The sixth issue of Frag Out! is now available in English. You can read it by clicking the image above, and past issues by clicking the link below.

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The Third Issue of Frag Out! – Polish Edition Is Now Available – International Edition Will Soon Follow

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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The third issue (Issue 2) of the Polish edition of Frag Out!, the “Tactical & Tacticool” magazine, is now currently available in digital format on the web. This third issue features stories on the HK416A5, FN Minimi Mk3 Gun Pr0n, MSPO 2014, Direct Action Gear Sneak Peaks, AK Assault Rifle Basic Training Part 3, and more. The English international edition will soon follow.

You can read the Polish edition here: fragout.uberflip.com/i/423908

You can read all past issues of Frag Out! here: www.fragoutmag.com.

Frag Out! Issue 2 International Edition Is Now Available

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

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Issue 2 of the International edition of Frag Out!, the “Tactical & Tacticool” magazine, is now currently available in digital format on the web. This second issue features stories on the MSBS assault rifle, B&T APC, Eurosatory 2014, WB Electronics PERAD, TCCC – Combat Medicine, AK basic training, and more.

Update: here’s a direct link to the latest issue: fragout.uberflip.com/i/390970

You can read past issues of Frag Out! here: www.fragoutmag.com

Frag Out! Issue 2 Polish Edition Is Now Available – International Edition Will Soon Follow

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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Issue 2 of the Polish edition of Frag Out!, the “Tactical & Tacticool” magazine, is now currently available in digital format on the web. This second issue features stories on the MSBS assault rifle, B&T APC, Eurosatory 2014, WB Electronics PERAD, TCCC – Combat Medicine, AK basic training, and more. The English international edition will soon follow.

You can read Frag Out! here: www.fragoutmag.com

FRAG OUT! Magazine – SureFire 60 Round Magazine Meets Polish MSBS Assault Rifle

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

FRAG OUT! Magazine recently had the opportunity to shoot some footage of the Polish MSBS Assault Rifle in both its standard (MSBS-K) and bullpup (MSBS-B) configurations, loaded using 60-round SureFire magazines along with standard 30-round mags. The above video features both configurations of the MSBS, while the bottom video features only the standard MSBS-K.

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Frag Out! Magazine Issue 1 Is Now Available

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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The brand-new “Tactical & Tacticool” magazine ‘Frag Out!’ is now currently available in digital format on the web. Every issue promises to be chalk full of modern weapon systems, combat equipment, advanced electronics, TC3, survival, and more, written by proven and experienced professionals and subject matter experts. This inaugural issue features stories on the H&K HK416A5, CZ805 BREN, Arc’teryx’s Khard 45, the Polish MSBS bullpup assault rifle, TCCC – Combat Medicine, SPECOPS.PL’s ULPC, Direct Action Gear, and much more. Available in Polish and English.

You can read it here: fragout.uberflip.com/i/351299/0

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