Not going to bother covering this. You either want this or you don't. Has a drum mag and a folding wire stock.
There's absolutely no reason why any of you need four FN SCARs. Seriously.
From top to bottom: SCAR-L STD (tan and black), SCAR-L CQC, SCAR-H-LB
For those of you who do, here's the lowdown:
- All four have extendable stocks and can be folded to the right
- Silencer on the SCAR-H LB is removable
- Bipod on the SCAR-H-LB is removable, and swivels
- Scopes are glued on except for the SCAR-H LB. Rear sight can move along the rail. Iron sights can be folded down or propped up.
- SCAR-L STDs have a bipod stored in the fore grip that can be pulled out. which is nice
- The SCAR-H LB is properly stamped as being 7.62mm cal on the side
There's honestly only one of these you'd want. You do not need all three M4A1's. You probably have tons of these already.
From top to bottom: M4A1 with XM26 LSS, and two M4A1's with M93 stocks
Stoner's properly spelled right on these... so wondering what the deal with the Heatsel was for the SCARs. My tan M4A1 looked warped. Came out of the pack with the front barrel section misaligned by ~5-10 degrees to the left. The stock and barrel were curved upwards slightly. My magazine for the XM26 LSS was loose fitting and does not stay in securely. The clear magazines have issues from assembly, where the adhesive fogged up the inner section, making the magazine not perfectly clear.
Here's the finer details of the M4A1's.
- Flippable dust caps for the scopes
- Scope for the black M4A1 was glued on, while the tan was not.
- Foregrip and flashlight assembly can be forcibly removed if desired; weren't glued on.
- Extendable stocks
- XM26 LSS has a spring loaded cocking lever and the barrel shroud extends out (presumably to minimize transport damage)
- Moving dust covers!
These things are massive.
From top to bottom: SOCOM II, EBR with M4 stock, and EBR long barrel.
The magazines are very loose. The magazine wells for the EBRs were a thousandth of an inch wider than the magazines.You can fix that by applying some super glue to the sides of the magazine wells and letting them harden to fill in the gap. Just don't stick in a magazine before it dries. One of my magazines looked like it was covered in excess glue residue. My EBR long stock came with a scope latch missing. Not noticeable, but annoying knowing it's missing. The only fun features are the spring loaded cocking levers for the EBRs and the extendable stock for the EBR long barrel. However, there's one little surprise for the SOCOM II.
I think if this set was blind boxed, the HK-417 is the best model of this series. Thing is loaded with little details that make it so much better than the other models.
I did find some short comings with this model. The magazine is near impossible to remove. I fought hard to remove the magazine after jamming it in there. Measured the difference with my micrometer and found the well was 3 thousandths of an inch too small for the magazine. The magazine could have been given a chamfer to help guide it in the magazine well too. I had to shave the inner walls to get the magazine to not be permanently stuck in there.
The markings were fairly good, until you look at the right side. You really need to have good eyes to catch this, because at a fair distance, it looks fine. Odd how it has the HK logo on the reverse but has this misspelled.
"Heeklor and Keeh GmbH". At least they spelled "Sterling VA" right.
If you want a highly detailed model of any of the reviewed firearms, Hot Toys does not disappoint. It's pricey at $13 apiece minimum compared to the lower quality Zacca P.A.P. models but you get what you pay for. They can be had for about $15 from most 1:6 scale hobby shops online, or e-bay. The redundancy of some of the models makes picking up the set a bad idea, so I highly suggest only picking the ones you like. You seriously do not need 4 SCARs.