Guns M+M Industries Officially Introduces M10X Rifle Recoil Staff March 17, 2015 Join the Conversation We first got hands on with one of these at SHOT Shot 2015 (article here). Well, M+M Industries has followed through with a rather extensive press release. It's a significant deviation from your normal Kalashnikov. In their words: M+M, Inc. introduces the most advanced AK-platform rifle ever offered, featuring innovations never before incorporated in an AK-style rifle design. The rifle is 100% engineered and manufactured in the United States. The innovations include: Fully floated nitrided barrel (result of floated joint at gas cylinder and gas block) Ambidextrous charging handle and safety An aluminum, extruded hand guard/top cover with full-length mil spec and anodized picatinny rail with slots for M-LOK accessories Fully integrated upper receiver Proprietary recoil reducing compensator Hinged lower receiver (opens like an AR) Additionally there are a number of less obvious features to the new M10X. They are: Adjustable gas aperture Recoil spring has been eliminated Castling feature Plunger-style ejector There will be two versions of the M10X available initially. The Elite, as the name implies, is their higher end model. Extra features include: Machined Upper Receiver Machined Bolt Carrier Fully Nitrided Finish Magpul Grips Magpul M-LOK 5 Slot Picatinny Rail Magpul Stock Magpul Magazine The Standard is well, their standard model. It has: Cast Upper Receiver Cast Bolt Carrier Nitration and Manganese Phosphate Finish Hogue Grip Phoenix Tech Field Series Stock Tapco Magazine Furthermore, M+M Inc is releasing a number of 922R compliance parts for plain old Kalashnikovs. Official availability is to be determined–but we're looking forward to getting some range time and putting them through the paces. In the meantime, visit M+M Inc's homepage here, Explore RECOILweb:RAT Worx Gives the IWI Tavor a Makeover with the ZRX 9mm SuppressorEric Suarez: From Special Operations to Public RelationsStand 1 Armory: What makes Good ammo Good?SureFire Releases Its Newest EDC Light, The Stiletto 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). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!