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Tavor 7 availability?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by John2006, May 26, 2019.

  1. John2006

    John2006 NES Member

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    I know IWI announced this almost two years ago, but does anyone know if it’s out there yet and shipping? A quick google search reveals many folks have it listed but no one has it in stock...
     
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    I don't know if they are shipping yet, I cant find anything on them shipping yet, but I know when IWI US got them last yearish, they said they didn't meet the standards that American gun owners would expect, so they sent it back to R&D to get some issues worked out. (If I remember correctly, the "issue" was the guns where made to shoot Israeli Mil Spec, 5" at 100 yards) They also said they wouldn't be released until that issue was fixed.
     
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    Reading the most recent article -- no ETA, working on resolving an unstated "issue", per IWI's Tavor 7 Facebook Group:

    At this rate the TS12 might be out before the 7!
     
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  4. John2006

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    They’re finally out. Anyone happen to find a review or pick one up already?
     
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    I went looking for this thread because I noticed one at my LGS this morning. I picked it up and my first impression was WTF this is heavy, it has to weigh 10 pounds. It feels very raw and the trigger was abysmal, gritty and a crappy break point. At $1,900 they clearly have the price point nailed but it still doesn't seem like a good value even at that price.
     
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    I expect Geissele will come out with a trigger pack for the 7 (their current Tavor/X95 pack is incompatible).

    Sadly, IWI was unable to tune for accuracy without sacrificing reliability, stating "we have come to the conclusion that the Tavor 7 will not get the accuracy of 1.5 MOA that we set out to get. Overall the weapon system as a whole was never designed in a way to achieve this 1.5MOA. It was designed to shoot minute of man on today’s battle fields with a high degree of reliability. In the last update I posted we got it down around the 1.5MOA but we gave up too much in other areas so that simply wasn’t the answer. ... In conclusion it’s a solid weapon system for what it was intended"

    So with the trigger pack, that's +$2K for a rifle that'll maybe get 3MOA. With that kind of accuracy, might as well wait for the Tavor 12!
     
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    Too bad... I was looking forward to this rifle.

    Did Tavor ever ship their high capacity shotgun product?
     
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    TS12 seems to be on hold? Now that 7 is a wrap, perhaps they can start working towards releasing the 12.
     
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    They’re still working on the TS12 cycling reliably with various loads.

    View: https://youtu.be/0mqHOzZ7no8?t=426

    The Benelli M4 accomplishes that with a dual-piston design, right?
     
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    I feel like nobody at IWI sat back and asked themselves, does anybody want a 308 bullpup with all of the associated bullpup issues.
     

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