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Lewis Machine & Tool LMT LM8MRP (also written LM8 MRP) 16″ Monolithic Rail Platform 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Tactical AR-15 Carbine Upper Receiver(s) with Lightweight Modular Monolithic Rail System

Lewis Machine & Tool LMT LM8MRP (also written LM8 MRP) 16″ Monolithic Rail Platform 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Tactical AR-15 Carbine Upper Receiver(s) with Lightweight Modular Monolithic Rail System

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By David Crane
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April 8, 2012
Last updated on 4/09/12.

Lewis Machine  Tool LMT LM8MRP Tactical AR 15 5.56x45mm .223 Rem. Upper Receiver SHOT Show 2012 DefenseReview.com DR 2 Lewis Machine & Tool LMT LM8MRP (also written LM8 MRP) 16 Monolithic Rail Platform 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Tactical AR 15 Carbine Upper Receiver(s) with Lightweight Modular Monolithic Rail SystemLewis Machine & Tool Company surprised DefenseReview (DR) with the new LMT LM8MRP (LM8 Monolithic Rail Platform) and LM8MRP SS (Stainless-Steel Barrel) 5.56mm NATO (5.56x45mm NATO)/.223 Rem. tactical AR-15 upper receiver at SHOT Show 2012, and the new upper/rail design looks pretty slick. The LM8MRP sports LMT’s new lightweight modular rail system that both cuts weight off the standard MRP 5.56 and allows the end-user/operator to place textured rail segments (rail panel segments, or rail cover segments) of various lengths wherever he/she wants/needs them. The available LM8 rail segments are: 4 Rail (1 3/8″ length), 6 Rail (2 1/8″ length), 8 Rail (2 15/16″ length) and 10 Rail (3 3/4″ length).

Defense Review had no idea that LMT would be coming out with a new modular MRP rail system at SHOT, so it was a pleasant surprise, particularly since we liked the design. DR believes the LMT LM8 MRP 5.56 tactical AR upper receiver/complete rifle/carbine will be popular, and it would seem logical that it can be had in either direct-gas-impingement (DGI) or short-stroke gas piston/op-rod (push-type operating rod) configurations, just like the LMT CQB Defender MRP upper receiver/carbine, although we haven’t yet confirmed this. I mean, why not? That’s one of the cool things about bying an LMT MRP system, other than the QCB (Quick-Change Barrel) system.

The LMT LM8MRP upper receiver comes with the following:

Lewis Machine  Tool LMT LM8MRP Tactical AR 15 5.56x45mm .223 Rem. Upper Receiver SHOT Show 2012 DefenseReview.com DR 1 Lewis Machine & Tool LMT LM8MRP (also written LM8 MRP) 16 Monolithic Rail Platform 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Tactical AR 15 Carbine Upper Receiver(s) with Lightweight Modular Monolithic Rail System- 16″ chrome-lined barrel with 1:7″ twist rate (1-in-7″ twist rate) or 16″ stainless-steel barrel with 1:7″ twist rate.
– Standard Semi-Auto Bolt Carrier Group (BCG)
– Tactical Charging Handle Assembly
– LMT CQB Defender Lower Receiver with SOPMOD Buttstock (SOCOM Stock) and Standard Trigger Group.
– Ships with a tactical sling, tactical adjustable rear sight, tactical front sight (A2-style), (4) rail segments, (2) heavy push-button swivels, 30-round mag (magazine), torch wrench/driver, and
operator’s manual.

The LMT LM8MRP complete rifle/carbine is currently listed at $2,030.79 USD, and the LMT LM8MRP SS complete rifle/carbine is currently listed at $2,163.99 USD.

Lewis Machine  Tool LMT LM8MRP Tactical AR 15 5.56x45mm .223 Rem. Upper Receiver SHOT Show 2012 DefenseReview.com DR 3 Lewis Machine & Tool LMT LM8MRP (also written LM8 MRP) 16 Monolithic Rail Platform 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Tactical AR 15 Carbine Upper Receiver(s) with Lightweight Modular Monolithic Rail System

Lewis Machine  Tool LMT LM8MRP Tactical AR 15 5.56x45mm .223 Rem. Upper Receiver SHOT Show 2012 DefenseReview.com DR 4 Lewis Machine & Tool LMT LM8MRP (also written LM8 MRP) 16 Monolithic Rail Platform 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. Tactical AR 15 Carbine Upper Receiver(s) with Lightweight Modular Monolithic Rail System

Company Contact Info:

Lewis Machine & Tool Company
1305 11th Street West
Milan, IL 61264
Phone: 309-787-7151
Fax: 309-787-7193
Sales Phone: 309-732-9527
Sales Fax: 309-787-2636
Email Contact Page 1: http://www.lewismachine.net/contact.php
Email Contact Page 2: http://www.lmtstore.com/contacts/
Website 1: http://www.lewismachine.net
Website 2: http://www.lmtstore.com

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