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New Modern Sporting Rifle - CZ BREN 805 FDE
« on: May 20, 2016, 12:36:21 am »
I burned a LOT of good fortune getting this one. Picture of gunsmith buddy shooting it.

The included BUIS only gives two options for apertures, so an optic is en route. Examples of some shooting.

First modification; MagPul MOE RFG vertical fore grip and MFT 30 round magazines. Those proved to work just fine.

Rifle has been flawless, and the trigger is unbelievable - the reset is gunsmith quality.
The barrel twist is 1 in 7, so some heavier loads have been prepped, 60 grain stuff, and some 62 grain bullets are also en route. Recoil feels almost non existent. Price is high, won't argue that, but those in "the know", ( on this topic I am nowhere near "in the know"), say the BREN 805 is the SCAR 16 Improved. Not knowing one blinking thing about the SCAR 16, I'll say..."OK, that's nice." The only relative thing they bring up is the BREN is apparently $1,000 cheaper than the SCAR. Wow.
The BREN takes STANAG mags, but CZ-USA does carry the kit to switch it back to the original Czech magazine well and mags, for not TOO much coin. Manticore Arms is making some new BREN 805 aftermarket stuff, and a few other companies are stepping up, but right now anything that fits a Pictanney 1903 rail will work just fine.
Sorry, don't mean to sound like an advertising brochure, but this rifle is just way too much fun. WAY too much fun! Red dot is en route...

Fat old armoredman shooting BREN.

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    Re: New Modern Sporting Rifle - CZ BREN 805 FDE
    « Reply #1 on: May 20, 2016, 12:44:28 am »
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    Re: New Modern Sporting Rifle - CZ BREN 805 FDE
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