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More Pictures of the Tavor

How about a little gun porn for the end of your day?


  1. avatar Phydeaux says:

    Is that Don Rickles?

    1. avatar Pencotron says:

      With poor trigger finger etiquette? I believe it is.

      1. avatar AJD says:

        If I had the chance to pick that rifle up, I’d finger bang the shit out of it too.

        1. avatar bravo2zero says:

          Awesome sub-thread.
          BTW, we’ve had these for over a yr up north of the border. They are AWESOME!

        2. avatar Anon in CT says:


          I thought the Cdn government made you turn them all in?

        3. avatar bravo2zero says:

          @ Anon

          No, the Tavor is still with us. I believe you are thinking of the Norinco T97A bullpup, which was deemed a “prohibited” firearm. The RCMP seized those that got thru initially, and then the Canadian Border Services Agency snagged the other incoming shipments. At the appeal, upholding the “detainment” of the guns:

          “In actual fact, the firearms in issue never cease to be fully automatic firearms. They still contain the internal sears for fully automatic mode, as found in the original QBZ97 model. In other words, the firearms in issue contain a fully automatic firing mechanism, which can be easily re-engaged as described above. The notch selector mechanism in the firearms in issue can be easily and rapidly overridden so as to permit fully automatic firing, as it was originally designed to function.”

          The good news: a Canadian importer worked with Norinco, and a redesigned T97NSR should be on the shelves in Canada this spring.

    2. avatar pat says:

      Is that Bill Murray….oopps, I started that on another thread.

  2. avatar Daniel Silverman says:

    Nick your doing this just to make me feel bad lol

  3. avatar Shire-man says:

    Kind of sad to be seeing all this great stuff on the eve of ridiculous gun grabbing.

    It’s like hanging out at a world class strip club the night before your castration.

  4. avatar Rambeast says:

    Looks nice, and probably shoots well, but if I need to go to off hand, I’m screwed. No thanks, I’ll buy a FS2000 when stock is replenished.

    1. avatar NickS says:

      The Tavor has a brass deflector just aft of the ejection port. You can see it in the photo above. It should be just as easy to shoot off-hand as the FS2000.

  5. avatar Kvjavs says:

    Well, time to start saving money.

  6. avatar Mark says:

    I’ve heard very good things about the Tavor. Wake me when it’s available in 6.8spc with a 5R barrel…

  7. avatar sdog says:

    i have been super interested and would will definitely acquier if/(hopefully) when that may be possible.

  8. avatar g says:

    “Isn’t she lovely? Isn’t she wonderful?”

    Love the extra Tavor pics. Wish I could shoot one right now at my local range!

  9. avatar Darren says:

    After tomorrow I bet none of the Israeli-made Tavors will be importable. I hope there are some that have cleared customs, because if they haven’t I see a big Iron Curtain coming down on imports tomorrow. Until the US factory is set up and running these are going to be about as easy to find as Kel-Tec RFBs and Steyr AUGs.

    I’m interested and I’ll probably buy the first one I see…if I see one. Ever. Dunno if IWI will continue to even set up their factory until they see how the Congress handles the AWB bills. It may save them millions to wait a few months, and given how the GOP leadership rolled over like the Posiedon on the Sandy relief bill tonight, I am somewhat less than hopeful about their goaltending abilities.

    1. avatar TwisTTooL says:

      Hey mang..
      Just sent out a deposit.. IWI has bumped up the release date and wants these
      guns out yesterday.. Check out great site!

      You may be able to convince someone to give up there pre-order HA!!
      Should have this lill honey sitting in my safe in a month..

      FWIW- you can shot offhand.. Im left eyed.. and shot Mr. K’s at a gun shoot a few months ago.. no issues, though I’d eat all the brass if I had to just to own this. Recoil??>. WOW! its almost like shooting an airsoft!

  10. avatar Dyspeptic Gunsmith says:

    Wall to wall wanker rails.

    1. avatar 16V says:

      Marketing ploys rule!

      (Or something)

  11. avatar Lars says:

    Bullpups suck.

    1. avatar Bob H says:

      Wow! It does that too?

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