Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Review
Part 2 - What's In The Box
August 1, 2016

Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Review

The new Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport comes boxed as shown below.


Figure 1
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Box

The end of the box had a label showing all the significant information about this rifle such as:

  • Name: M&P15-22 Sport
  • Model: M&P15-22
  • Caliber: 22 LR
  • Type: Rifle
  • Barrel 16.5
  • Serial Number: shown
  • SKU: 10208

Figure 2
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Box Label

The items came packed as shown below.

Figure 3
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Box Contents

Inside the box were the following items:

  • M&P15-22 Sport Rifle
  • Magpul MBUS Front and Rear Sight (installed on rifle)
  • Chamber Flag (inside chamber)
  • One 25-Round Magazine
  • Section of M-LOK Rail
  • Allen Wrench (for rail installation)
  • Sight Adjustment Tool
  • Gun Lock
  • Safety & Instruction Manual
  • MBUS Instruction Card
  • Registration Card
  • Join NRA Card

Figure 4
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Items In Box

This next series of photos help me document the "as received" condition of the M&P15-22 Sport Rifle.  Just as you would expect from a new rifle, it came in perfect condition without any visible issues.

Figure 5
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Top View

Figure 6
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Right View

Figure 7
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Bottom View

Figure 8
Smith & Wesson M&P15-22 Sport Left View


First Impressions

Since I have already owned a M&P15-22 rifle for about 5 years, it is hard to give an unbiased first impression on the rifle.  One thing that has always stood out is that the M&P15-22 is very light weight.  I am a fan of slim handguards and this new rifle having them is a great improvement from my perspective.  The Magpul MBUS flip-up sights are also an improvement over the original sights.

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