This is a discussion on Sig716 spare parts & after market questions within the SIG Sauer Rifles forums, part of the SIG Sauer Forum category; From reading a few posts on here I was given the impression that getting spare parts for my 716 would be quite difficult. Well, to ...
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|02-20-2013, 07:45 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2013
Sig716 spare parts & after market questions
From reading a few posts on here I was given the impression that getting spare parts for my 716 would be quite difficult. Well, to anyone still searching, I contacted Sig a couple weeks ago and they are now offering what they called a "full internal parts kit" which the CS rep. told me included the bolt assembly, trigger assembly, pins, springs,etc.(I didn't manage to hear if it included a charging handle, need to call back.) FOR ONLY $323! It DOES NOT include the gas system. I won't be getting it anytime soon, the rep. gave me an estimate of about 6 or more months wait, but I did get a confirmation e-mail and I'm just really happy to know they're offering a kit now.
As for after market, I'm wondering if the 716 will take a Geissele SD3G and a Magpul enhanced trigger guard? Also, while the actual recoil of the rifle is negligable the muzzle does like to move quite a bit in rapid fire. So any good muzzle brake suggestions would also be appreciated.
|02-21-2013, 04:54 AM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2012
|02-21-2013, 10:19 AM||#6|
Join Date: Dec 2012
the 716 will take any ar15 style trigger. Try out the spikes battle trigger $50 and a clean crisp non gritty trigger. I love mine.
|02-24-2013, 11:57 AM||#8|
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: South Fl
I put a AR-10 4# Timney single stage trigger on mine. I emailed Timney and they told me to use the AR-10 and not the AR-15 trigger. I did not want to play with an adjustable trigger. It is a direct drop in replacement. For a muzzle brake I got a Smith Entrerprises good iron brake. You need a brake that is 5/8" x 24 threads.
|04-06-2013, 08:25 PM||#9|
Join Date: Apr 2013
Regarding your question about muzzle brake suggestions...
I bought the Primary Weapons Systems (PWS) FCS30 to replace the stock muzzle brake that comes on the SIG716. I really enjoy shooting my SIG716 with that badboy muzzle brake. The recoil is much better now. It's like night and day.
|05-30-2013, 05:06 PM||#11|
Join Date: May 2013
They won't sell the gas system? Or are they just separate items? I'd like to have a spare regulator/plug and piston assembly.
|05-30-2013, 05:40 PM||#12|
Join Date: Apr 2013
Check out sastacticalbrakes.com. He has a number of different styles,finishes and metals that he uses. I have one of his JT Hybrids on my 716 and love it. Reduced recoil 50 to 75% and lift during rapid fire. Put one on a 556 and its like shooting an airsoft!
|05-30-2013, 06:56 PM||#13|
Join Date: May 2013
|09-12-2013, 12:13 PM||#14|
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Omaha, NE
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