Guns IWI US Begins Shipping TAVOR SAR Bullpup Rifles Recoil Staff March 25, 2013 Join the Conversation IWI US, Inc. has started shipping TAVOR SAR rifles to distributors. The TAVOR SAR is a bullpup rifle – with a polymer uni-body – chambered in 5.56 NATO. Conversion kits are available for 9mm Luger and 5.45x39mm. The standard SAR is available with a removable 16.5″ or 18″ barrel, the barrels are Cold Hammer Forged (CHF) CrMoV chrome-lined with 1:7 twist. Features also include a full-length top-mounted Picatinny rail, additional short rail forward at a 45° angle and full ambidextrous controls. IWI also will be offering a left-hand model, that is only available currently in black with a 16.5-inch barrel, and the TAVOR SAR IDF. The IDF variant features an integrated MEPRO-21 optic. MSRP for the TAVOR SAR is $1,999 and $2,599 for the IDF version. Specifications: Bullpup configuration; short rifle convenience with long rifle accuracy Mil-Spec , chrome lined, cold-hammer forged CrMoV barrel, 6 groove 1:7 RH twist Optional 9mm Parabellum conversion kit with CHF barrel, 1:10 twist, CrMoV steel Optional 5.45x39mm conversion kit with CHF CrMoV barrel, 1:7½ twist, chrome lined 100% ambidextrous configuration and operation with optional left hand bolts for 5.56 NATO and 5.45x39mm Integral folding adjustable backup iron sights with Tritium front post (flat top models only) Integral ambidextrous front and rear quick detachable sling swivel receptacles Simple field stripping into easily serviceable subassemblies Mil-Std 100% interchangeability of all TAVOR® SAR parts Mil-Std bayonet lug on 18″ barreled models Uses standard AR-15/M16 magazines Last round hold open on empty magazine All metal parts are treated for corrosion resistance Integral rubber recoil pad Assembled in the US from Israeli and US manufactured parts Optimized ergonomic design for increased comfort and ease of use Clean, long stroke piston operation Body constructed of high-strength impact modified polymer www.iwi.us Explore RECOILweb:The Controversial AR 15 Charging HandleDIY Sandsock/Rear BagSHOT16: Propper Ends the Blown Crotch?Quick Coitus With the Gen5 NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.