IWI Israeli Tavor SAR FD18 5.56 NATO 18” Semi-Auto Bullpup Rifle Mepro M21

SOLD FOR: $1,180

WOA#: WY230802BW005

Make: IWI (Israel Weapon Industries)

Model: SAR 5.56 NATO

Serial Number: T0074877

Year of Manufacture: Post 2014

Caliber: 5.56 NATO

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings:  The right side of the barrel is marked, “MADE IN ISRAEL” and the left is marked “P 5.56 NATO 1:7 / CHF/CL”.  The left side is marked, “TAVOR SAR / IWI US – HARRISBURG, PA”, and “T0074877” on a metal inlay and the IWI Tavor logo. The front above the barrel and lug is marked OSAR. The safety on both sides is marked “F” and “S”. The attached optic is marked “MEPRO 21M REFLEX M H3” on the right and “1804A8564 MEPRO M21” on the left.

Barrel: 18″. 22.5” with the muzzle brake.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a flip up post sight adjustable for elevation and windage. The rear sight is a flip up peep sight. Both iron sights are integrated into a full length picatinny rail that runs the length of the top of the receiver. There is also a Meprolight M21 red dot sight mounted to the rail.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The stock is a reinforced polymer bullpup configuration with forward protected pistol grip. The LOP measures 16” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttstock. There is only minor handling wear present. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: This rifle includes 4 total magazines. Two Magpul Gen M3 Fde mags with windows in Like New condition. One magpul Gen m3 Fde pmag in Like New condition And one Black Gen m2 mag that has been riveted to only hold ten rounds of ammunition.

Type of Finish: Flat Dark Earth(FDE) and black.

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows almost no wear. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. This rifle has had the muzzle device pinned and welded on and there is one pinhead sized mark in the finish near the muzzle device. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent 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 includes the attached optic, 4 magazines, sling swivels, short safety selectors, A2 muzzle device, QD socket, IWI cleaning kit, 2 different fin styles for compliant states, IWI SOS bungee style single point sling, cable lock and keys, original box for the optic, scope coat cover, owner’s manual, paperwork and original box.

Our Assessment: The IWI Tavor SAR 5.56 in Flat Dark Earth (FDE) is a robust and versatile bullpup rifle designed for military and civilian use. It features a compact and ergonomic design, with the action and magazine located behind the trigger, allowing for a shorter overall length without sacrificing barrel length. Chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO, the Tavor SAR delivers reliable performance and accuracy in a variety of shooting scenarios. Its gas-operated system ensures smooth cycling and minimal recoil, while the bullpup configuration provides excellent balance and maneuverability, making it well-suited for close-quarters engagements and dynamic shooting situations.  This platform is built for durability, featuring a high-impact polymer body, a chrome-lined Cold Hammer Forged barrel, and a monolithic picatinny rail with a Meprolight M21 reflex sight, which offers a large viewing window and an illuminated reticle for rapid target acquisition and precise shot placement. Additionally, the rifle is fully ambidextrous, catering to both left and right-handed shooters with easily swappable ejection ports and charging handles, along with mirrored safety controls.Overall, the IWI Tavor SAR 5.56 in FDE with a Meprolight M21 optic is a reliable and effective rifle suitable for a wide range of applications, from military and law enforcement operations to recreational shooting and self-defense. Its compact design, rugged construction, and advanced optic make it a formidable choice for shooters looking for a high-performance bullpup rifle. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

IWI Israeli Tavor SAR FD18 5.56 NATO 18” Semi-Auto Bullpup Rifle Mepro M21
IWI Israeli Tavor SAR FD18 5.56 NATO 18” Semi-Auto Bullpup Rifle Mepro M21