LMT MRP 308 rifle

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

LMT ( Lewis Machine & Tool) have developed an AR-10 version of their AR-15 CQB MRP rifle called the MTP MRP 308.

Click to expand. Photo Copyright Ken Lunde. Used with permission.

It uses the LMT Monolithic Rail Platform which is a one piece upper receiver and free floating handguard that is machined from sold aluminum.

The AR-15 MRP upper. Click to expand.

The name suggests it can handle the higher pressure .308 Winchester round as well as 7.62x51mm NATO (no, they are not the same).

I don’t have anymore info on the rifle and do not know if it uses the LMT gas piston system.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Tactical Tactical on Jan 07, 2012

    I like the LMT attention to detail but will not consider the rifle until it is piston-driven.

  • Busybee4860 Busybee4860 on Oct 03, 2012

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