The folks at LMT have been cooking up some interesting new stuff. Their latest Compressor rifle is built with an eye towards executive protection, providing as small a rifle as possible without compromising reliability or compatibility. The lower receiver has been optimized to reduce the overall length as much as possible, but it will accept any standard upper receiver with the addition of a single weight for the bolt carrier . . .
With most compact stocks there’s a need for a special bolt carrier and buffer assembly to make it work. In this case, LMT has designed a drop-in weight for the bolt carrier that allows it to work with their system. This also allows the Compressor to use any standard AR-15 upper receiver with their specific lower, which is great for choosing a specific upper receiver for the intended mission.
The gun shoots great. The trigger is nice, the recoil is minimal, and while the stock is short it is very useful. The only thing I can knock it for is that the short barrel length meant that the massive fireballs it was throwing off kept knocking the insulating material off the roof of the range.
For the few minutes I shot it on the range, I really liked it. The gun worked remarkably well, had a pretty nice trigger, and was dead accurate for whatever I wanted to hit. Needless to say we’ll get one of these in to review ASAP.