SPRINGFIELD SAINT VICTOR FOR SALE
SPRINGFIELD SAINT VICTOR FOR SALE.
The SAINT® Victor SBR 5.56 synergistically combines an 11.5″ chrome moly vanadium barrel with a premium Bravo Company six-position collapsible buttstock to let the gun run like the proper high-end tactical tool it is.
A reliable carbine-length direct gas impingement operating system nicely complements this SAINT’s abbreviated architecture.
Nickel boron-coated fire controls keep the trigger responsive, crisp and smooth. Plenty of M-Lok® slots let you mount up accessories as needed.
5.56x45mm NATO (.223 REM)
11.5″ CMV, Melonite®, 1:8
Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum, Type III Hardcoat Anodized, Forward Assist, M4 Feed Ramps
Forged 7075 T6 Aluminum, Type III Hardcoat Anodized, Accu-Tite™ Tension System
BOLT CARRIER GROUP
Enhanced M16 w/ 9310 Steel Bolt, HPT/MPI, Melonite®
Direct Impingement Carbine-Length, Low-Profile Pinned Adjustable Gas Block
Aluminum Free Float w/ SA Locking Tabs, M-Lok
BCMGUNFIGHTER™ Mod 0
Nickel Boron Coated GI
A2 Flash Hider
RECEIVER END PLATE
Carbine “H” Heavy Tungsten Buffer
BCMGUNFIGHTER™ Mod 3
(1) 30-Round Magpul PMAG Gen M3
5 lbs 9 oz
27.5″ – 30.75″
There is no doubt that an AR can fill a lot of different roles for a lot of different people. An AR can be a great plinking gun. Or it can be a fabulous competitive rifle. An AR-15 can be a capable hunting/varmint/predator rifle as well. My SAINT Victor 5.56 NATO certainly fills those roles well, but for me, my AR needs to be up to the most important job. All else is supplemental.
I rely on my SAINT Victor SBR and my SAINT Victor as my primary home defense guns. For that job, they need to be “duty grade.” But what does that mean, exactly?
When I think of a duty-grade gun, I think of one characteristic more than any other: reliability.
Of course, I want the gun to be accurate. I enjoy a nice trigger. I would also like it to be ergonomic. Those are all great attributes, and my SAINTs deliver.
But the reality is that reliability trumps all else when it comes to duty grade. If my life or the lives of those that I love depend on a gun, that gun must run. In this Springfield SAINT Victor review, I share how I’ve tested my guns and if they are reliable enough to be considered duty grade.
How Do I Know?
Thankfully, at no time has an innocent life depended on my skill with the SAINT Victor. Hopefully, one never will.
I’m not an operator, neither have I ever been in the military. I’m not and never have been a law enforcement officer. However, I am willing to wager my safety and the safety of those I love on the fact that my Springfield Armory SAINT Victors are ready.
Here is how I’ve come to that conclusion: I have a job that affords me many opportunities. Over the years I have worked hard to develop a reputation as a person that is going to give well-informed and honest feedback on training and gear. This has led to lots of range time in formal training classes with quality gear.
I also happen to live less than an hour’s drive from Alliance Police Training Facility. APTF hosts the nation’s best law enforcement and civilian instructors and is run by my good friend Joe Weyer who has spent years studying the curriculum of those instructors. Joe has become an amazing resource in the training community.
My connections and location allowed me to spend in excess of 250 hours training just with my ARs over the past year. I didn’t actually keep track, so that number is a conservative guess. We took high round count live-fire courses. I’ve spent a lot of time in Force-on-Paper and Force-on-Force courses firing loads of UTM non-lethal training rounds.