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Old October 12, 2013, 06:49 PM   #1
Exikutioner
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Sionics Patrol 1 Question

**(I am not looking to start a debate on .223 vs 5.56!!)**
Recently picked up a Sionics Patrol 1 rifle from my LGS. Until recently I have only fired .223 out of it. I was installing some furniture to the carbine today, and thought I would take a peek at the barrel and see what is stamped on it. To my amazement, there was absolutely no markings on the barrel. I called up the LGS to ask what the actual caliber is, and they said it was 5.56 (woohoo!). I am concerned that the salesman is getting the receiver stamp (says 5.56) mixed up, and was hoping someone else on these forums could verify the caliber. Thanks for your time!
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Old October 15, 2013, 08:51 AM   #2
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Call them and ask.

Otherwise, their website says,
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Configuration: AR15 Style Carbine, 5.56mm NATO
Upper Receiver: 7075 M4
Barrel: 16” Medium Weight, 41V50, NATO Chamber, 1:8, Chrome Lined, Air-Gauged, Radiograph and MP Inspected
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