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Leo77

M4 recoil vs Fn SLP recoil?

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I recently sold my SLP to my best friend, I was considering either picking up a M4 or another SLP.

I have yet to shoot the M4.

The SLP is gas operated while the M4 is not and has the argo ststem, I would like to hear from individuals who have shot both.

Is the M4 similar in regards to recoil with the SLP, or does the SLP shoot quite a bit softer than the M4?

I appreciate the feedback.

Thanks Much and God Bless

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The ARGO system is a gas operated two piston system that will function with the majority of commercial shotgun loads, while the SLP requires the changing out of pistons to function properly with loads of different power.

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ARGO - Auto-Regulating Gas-Operated

Not having fired the SLP, can only speculate that recoil will be comparable using the same loads. Each is around 7 and a half pounds empty. I doubt you would be able to "feel" any difference when shooting.

Edited by truckcop

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Truckcop is right...but I wonder about perceived/distributed recoil. My M4 has a pretty stiff recoil pad and I have no idea what the SLP uses. If it has a relatively soft pad it may seem like less recoil but the amount of energy given off from a shot should be pretty damn close to the same given similar efficiency of the recoil systems.

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the SLP requires the changing out of pistons to function properly with loads of different power.

 

Apparently the SLP is now being shipped with only one 'improved' piston, reliability with light loads sucks with that one from what I gather.

Edited by Sukhoi_fan

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