Heckler & Koch H&K SL8-6 .223 20″ Semi-Auto Rifle, G36 Clone MFD 2022

SOLD FOR: $1,120

WOA#: WY231102JA023

Make: H&K

Model:  SL8-6

Serial Number: 48-026883

Year of Manufacture:  2022 (CC Date Code)

Caliber: .223 Rem

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: The left side is marked “WARNING / REFER TO OWNER’S MANUAL / Heckler & Koch Inc. / Columbus, GA”, “HK SL8-6 / Cal. .223 Rem. / Heckler & Koch GmbH / Made in Germany”, “S F” for the safety, and “HK”.  The left side of the charging handle is marked “48-026883 HK DE” with an HK P Shield Proof (Proofed in U.S.).  The barrel is marked “HK DE / 48-026883 Cal. .223 Rem.” and “CC G5”.  There is a metal inlay on the left side of the rifle marked “48-026883”.

Barrel Length: 20”

Sights / Optics: The top of the rifle has a picatinny rail/ carry handle for optic options.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is black polymer with a thumbhole buttstock and a synthetic cheek rest, LOP spacer, and rubber buttpad. The charging handle is ambidextrous and flips to either the left or right side for operation. The LOP measures 13.25″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttstock. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: One 10rd .223 magazine marked “HK SL8 Kal. .223 Rem.” in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish:  Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows little to no wear.  There is still factory grease on the components. The screw heads are sharp and the pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent-Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a total of one magazine.

Our Assessment:  The Heckler & Koch SL8-6, a civilian variant of the iconic G36, combines precision engineering with unique adaptability. Built with a robust polymer frame and a cold hammer-forged barrel, it is celebrated for its outstanding accuracy and durability. This rifle is capable of achieving impressive precision up to 0.5 MOA (Minute of Angle), a testament to its exceptional engineering, provided the shooter has mastered the challenges of its trigger mechanism. The SL8-6’s design, featuring a single-stack magazine and a thumbhole stock, adheres to civilian firearm regulations while maintaining a sleek, futuristic aesthetic. The integration of a Picatinny rail offers versatile customization options with various optics. Although it has been modified from its military counterpart, the G36, to suit civilian use, these changes do not compromise its performance in sport shooting and hunting, where its accuracy and reliability are paramount. The SL8-6, with its connection to the G36 lineage, holds significant appeal for collectors and shooting enthusiasts who value the synthesis of Heckler & Koch’s advanced engineering.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Heckler & Koch H&K SL8-6 .223 20" Semi-Auto Rifle, G36 Clone MFD 2022
Heckler & Koch H&K SL8-6 .223 20″ Semi-Auto Rifle, G36 Clone MFD 2022