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Smith & Wesson MP15-22

I’m very impressed with the new M&P15-22 Rifle by Smith & Wesson(S&W). The new rifle has many of the same features that a .223 style AR-15 from S&W. This rifle feels great in your hand and even better when you’re shooting it.

I’ve listed the specifications below and also listed a few pros and cons. There is also a video review of the M&P 15-22 below, I’d love to hear your thoughts and any comments you have about it in the comment area below.

Specifications from smith-wesson.com

  • Model: M&P15
  • Caliber: .22LR
  • Capacity: 25 Rounds
  • Action: Blow Back Semi-Auto
  • Overall Length: 33.75″ Extended, 30.5″ Collapsed
  • Stock: 6 Position CAR Stock
  • Sight Radius: 15.5″
  • Barrel Length: 16″
  • Barrel Twist: 1 in 15″ 1 in 16″
  • Weight (No Mag.): 5.5 lbs.
  • Trigger Pull: 7 lbs. (approx.)
  • Upper and Lower Material: Polymer
  • Barrel Material: 4140 Steel
  • Finish: Matte Black
  • Front Sight: Adj. A2 Post
  • Rear Sight: Adj. Dual Aperture
  • Purpose: Recreational, Hunting

The new M&P15-22 is a dedicated M&P15-format rifle designed and built as a true .22 LR semi-auto from the ground up, with all the standard operating features and accessory specifications of a modern-version centerfire M&P15 rifle.


  • Almost exact copy of an S&W M&P .223
  • Feels great when shooting
  • Light Weight
  • Inexpensive to shoot


  • Magazines are hard to come by
  • Composite upper and lower (Might be a positive depending on who you ask)

UPDATE: Mindyabiznez shared where to find the magazines for this gun. Buy magazines here.

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