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Its finally here!

First, as others have reported, I also received swag with my SEAL order. Jim was very gracious and sent 3 SE patches, 2 SE T-Shirts, 1 SE Hat and 2 SE stickers and a business card with a thank you note on it. Impressive and I didn't even get to the SEAL yet.

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After unwrapping the SEAL from its packaging, I looked it over and was very impressed by the SEALs appearance. Both the machining and finish were Top Tier and was exactly what I was expecting from SE. The SEAL included a new grip screw ,"star" washer, and a new magazine catch assembly already installed into the SEAL along with the new SOAMR that I ordered. I honestly did not expect for the Mag catch assembly to be installed along with my soamr, which was a pleasant surprise.



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( The attention to detail on the SEAL is top notch. Notice how the MIAD grip meets seamlessly with the enhanced trigger guard.)
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Moving on to installation.

Now, I could bore you with every single detail, but I will say that the assembly was every bit as easy as the assembly video makes it out to be. All pins slid in effortlessly and were easy to align. Just follow the video and Piece O' Cake!
I found that seating the SEAL onto the SCAR17s was no harder than seating the OEM trigger module.


Moving onto the function check. Everything operated smoothly and in the same exact manner as the OEM polymer trigger module.

The finished product on my SCAR17s:

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I have yet to pick up any PMag LR 25 round PMags so I'm going to run to the gunshoppe and pick up a few to cover magazine interface before I head to the range.

Verdict so far is that I am very impressed with the SE SEAL MK4 and I am very excited to take my SCAR17s with the SEAL MK4 to the range this week so I can give a full review on the SEAL.
 

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Damn MacBook Pro. Links should be good to go now, they're visible for me.
 

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Nice!!!
 
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Nice review.

How much weight does the SEAL add over the OEM lower?
Thank you.

The SE site says 11.4 ounces for the MK4 MOD0. I hardly noticed any added weight to the gun and it felt more towards the rear of the gun. Its really hard to give an honest opinion without running it at the range.
 

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Let's get to what really matters , is the hat fitted? Ha if so I'll have to get one
Hahaha! No, Its Velcro. Its a pretty nice hat.
 
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And can we ditch the Mk and mod nonsense. That really tells an average guy nothing. Is it a pmag sr25 lower or fn pattern lower.....
 

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And can we ditch the Mk and mod nonsense. That really tells an average guy nothing. Is it a pmag sr25 lower or fn pattern lower.....
Mk4 takes PMAGs.

Mk3 takes OEM FN mags so don't order the wrong one!

We can skip the Mod0 unless or until the Mod1 and/or other subsequent revisions come out.
 

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SE MK4 MOD0 PMAG 25 LR Magazine Interface

I bought 2 brand new Magpul PMAG 25 LR Gen3 magazines today and proceeded to check all points.

Once I inserted the 25 LR Gen3 PMAG into the MK4 MOD0 SEAL, I checked that it was locked into place and took a look at the magazine catch and left mag release paddle. The magazine catch sits flush with the receiver and the left paddle sits parallel to the receiver with no looseness when the mag is inserted.

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One thing I didn't mention is that since my SOAMR came installed, I wanted to mention that the SOAMR in no way interferes with assembly or disassembly of the FCG.

Moving on to the bolt catch. The bolt catch does not raise/ engage with a round in either PMag 25 LR. Both PMags locked the bolt to the rear. However, after just seeing a post by SE, other brands of magazines may have issues . Just like the SCAR16s with aftermarket mags, I HIGHLY advise checking the bolt catch to make sure it does not engage or raise the bolt catch with a round in the magazine. Failure to do so may cause damage to the bolt locking lugs and barrel extension.

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As others have reported, fitment on the PMag 25 LR on the MK4 SEAL is tight like a glove. Both PMags dropped free when empty.

Last but not least was to perform a basic function check. All inspection points passed, which means...Its range time!

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And can we ditch the Mk and mod nonsense. That really tells an average guy nothing. Is it a pmag sr25 lower or fn pattern lower.....
No different than Mk16, SCAR16s or the Mk17, SCAR 17s...

It's a model number for different features, as he makes them for other variants besides semi-auto.
 
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