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Posted: 10/4/2004 8:17:11 AM EDT
In celebration of the sunset I decided to redo my LMT rifle.

The upper is an LMT 14.5" mounted to a PWA lower with an LMT 2 stage trigger.

I made the following mods:

Permanently installed a YHM 51C Phantom
Added a La Rue BUIS
Unpinned the Magpul stock
Painted the Magpul Receiver Extension with Coyote AlumaHyde2
Replaced the MRF-CX with a DD 7.0
Replaced the EO Tech 551 with an Aimpoint Comp M2

I'm really pleased with the results:



I also have a Blue Force Gear sling coming in to try out in the next week or so.

GIFFMANN
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 8:34:56 AM EDT
Sweet looking rifle giffmann.
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 8:39:05 AM EDT
sweet
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 8:42:41 AM EDT
Looks great!!!!
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 9:03:26 AM EDT
Me likey!
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 9:07:13 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 10:11:15 AM EDT

Originally Posted By giffmann:
Replaced the MRF-CX with a DD 7.0
Replaced the EO Tech 551 with an Aimpoint Comp M2



I would be interested in the reasons for this two replacements.
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 10:25:25 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 10:40:22 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Cato:

Originally Posted By giffmann:
Replaced the MRF-CX with a DD 7.0
Replaced the EO Tech 551 with an Aimpoint Comp M2



I would be interested in the reasons for this two replacements.



The MRF-CX was a nice fore end, but the 7.0 is definitely lighter. Plus, as a Troy and DD dealer, I've found Troy somewhat difficult to get my hands on while DD always has stuff in stock. So, I need to use what I can and do actually sell. I was heavily influenced on this decision also by the carbine I built for k9dpd.

The EO Tech is a VERY nice optic. I actually prefer the reticle but have been wanting to try an Aimpoint for some time. I had the opportunity to try jar3ds' out a few weeks back and really liked it and had already been contemplating replacing the 551 with a 552. So, I went with the Aimpoint for now and will mount an EO Tech 552 with the 3.75 magnifier on another carbine I am currently building.

Link Posted: 10/4/2004 10:49:00 AM EDT
Looks good! (Where's your Paraclete!)


Originally Posted By giffmann:
Replaced the MRF-CX with a DD 7.0


What made you do this, any problems with the Troy?
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 10:49:45 AM EDT
Nice rig giffmann- very clean.

Is she a safe queen, or do you take her out?
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 11:38:27 AM EDT
Im gonna make a wild guess and say he did the forearm switch to save weight.
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 11:43:32 AM EDT
very awesome giff! I loved shoot'n her!... we'll have to get out there again!
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 11:56:22 AM EDT
They make a magnifier for the eotech sights?
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 12:12:32 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jar3ds:
very awesome giff! I loved shoot'n her!... we'll have to get out there again!



Most definitely, but with it getting dark so early, we'll probably have to go on the weekends now.

Link Posted: 10/4/2004 12:13:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By bump0x:
They make a magnifier for the eotech sights?



The debuted a prototype at last year's Shot Show and are supposed to be releasing it at this year's Shot Show!

Link Posted: 10/4/2004 12:24:40 PM EDT
giff what do you think of the 3x aimpoint thingy?
Link Posted: 10/4/2004 12:26:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jar3ds:
giff what do you think of the 3x aimpoint thingy?



Looks promising. I already have calls into Aimpoint and another Aimpoint supplier I have.

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