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Thread: LMT .308 MWS Pictures show us your setup

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    Quote Originally Posted by m4hk33 View Post
    I believe the difference between the 16cl standard and the 13.5 lw was out 12oz.

    Its noticeable.
    Damn thatís a good chunk of weight. That was the main complaint I had with my old mws. It was heavy as hell especially with the old style pic rails.

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    Chopped to 13.7" I saved about 8 oz...which is great...because it came off the front of the rifle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thehun View Post
    Chopped to 13.7" I saved about 8 oz...which is great...because it came off the front of the rifle.
    Who did you have chop it, and what muzzle device did you put on it. Sounds like if you chop and dimple you may be able to lose almost a pound of weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bubba04 View Post
    Who did you have chop it, and what muzzle device did you put on it. Sounds like if you chop and dimple you may be able to lose almost a pound of weight.
    I had a local, really good gunsmith do it for me. He runs private label machining for other people.

    He chopped it, put an 11* target crown and timed the threads perfectly so no crush washer/shims were needed to pin the PWS FSC30.

    I personally do not like dimpled barrels...I would much rather flute it...but not needed. I kind of want to try a cut down 18" barrel to 16" so that I get that exposed gas block look...but having a hard time finding someone to swap me.
    Last edited by thehun; 12-13-18 at 10:09.

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    I installed a rifle length buffer tube and can't remember the factory config. Is it an a5 length tube with an a3 buffer and rifle length spring?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LaserTag View Post
    I don't even own .308 anymore but the LMT is high on the list. Do they have a model which has a CHF barrel and uses their enhanced bolt? Also, I've read Night Force is the best choice for holding up on .308+? Warranties are great, but I prefer to never need them.
    LMT doesn't use CHF barrels...they use machine gun steel, cryo'd barrel...they are tough though...and hold accuracy throughout its life...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firefly View Post
    Thereís a smidge more to SR25 than ďoh itís expensiveĒ. Dat Bolt is just the bomb.com. Plus with the URX 3.1 it is almost M4 weight and balance (to me but Iím a rather lanky lad).

    I donít view KAC and MWS as competitors more like sisters. They both are literally in the same family. And I donít mean ďbecause they are AR10sĒ. They are literally sisters.
    tell me more about how the KAC SR25 bolt is better than the LMT MWS bolt because they are pretty much the same. the difference is KAC sandcutter carriers VS LMT slick carriers. there is no such thing as a E3 bolt for the 308 platform. the bolt has substantially more meat and is not as weak as the ar15 variants.

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    MLOK MWS just in. MARS heavy inbound. Just got a MARS-L and a rifle length 5.56 MLOK as well. Just waiting on winning lottery numbers so that I can finish the builds with optics and accessories.... standby

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