TXMGO kicks off Israel Defense Forces M16 replica line (PHOTOS)

Those IDF guys had the comfy straps way before Blue Force Gear made em cool (Photos: TXMGO)

Those IDF guys had the comfy straps way before Blue Force Gear made em cool (Photos: TXMGO)

Absent from SHOT Show, Texas Machine Gun & Ordnance has an in-house Israeli M16 line in both NFA non-NFA lengths they debuted last week.

With retro M16A1 builds being super popular these days (Colt just dropped a rebooted SP-1 for a cool $2499 MSRPsend-ups send ups of the guns used by the Israeli Defence Forces for generations fill a great niche. The pictures shown here are of their semi-auto NFA-compliant model with a 14.7-inch barrel and pinned/welded flash-hider to keep the rifle out of SBR territory.

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TXMGO advises they have 13- and 11-inch models if you want to pay the stamp.

Prices are $1375 and they are as IDF as can be to include a Star of David proof-mark, spare mag holder, handguard bands and those comfy canvas slings you always see from the region.