LMT L129A1 / LMT .308

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

It was announced earlier this year that Lewis Machine & Tool’s 7.62mm AR-10 style rifle was selected by the British Army as their new marksmen weapon. They had the L129A1 on display at SHOT.

Mary Jo, a LMT employee
The version sold in the United States. The new LMT .308
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Busybee4860 Busybee4860 on Oct 03, 2012

    $4,700 LMT 308 Sharpshooter Rifle...
    My LMT dealer told me it would take 20 weeks build time and $4,700 to build the LMT 308 Sharpshooter Rifle. I ordered it expecting to receive a rifle of uncommon quality. I just received it in very disappointing condition. Now it is on it's way back to LMT. The people at LMT paid for the postage to return the rifle back to them and they say they want to make it right. I'll let you know how it goes. . .

  • Ian Ian on Oct 13, 2012

    it is a reasonable weapon system that arrived with a failed sighting system (no option to set wind or distance) which made it useless over 300 metres however that has been remedied wih a upgrade to a 12 sight and i believe it now performs well . i replaced the sight with a x12 sight of a aw50 that wasnt being employed and that eemed to work well once field zeroed .