LMT Defender 2000 5.56mm 20” Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle FN Barrel M4 M16A4

SOLD FOR: $1112

WOA#: WY230321WW007

Make: LMT

Model: Defender 2000

Serial Number: LMT43849

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .223/5.56MM

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings:  The left side of the receiver is marked “LMT LEWIS MACHINE & TOOL CO. MILAN, IL / CAL. 5.56MM / DEFENDER 2000 / SER. LMT 43849 / SAFE FIRE”.  The right side of the receiver is marked, “RESTRICTED FOR GOVERNMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT USA ONLY / SAFE FIRE”.  The grip panels are marked, “P&S PRODUCTS 4U486”.  The left side of the gas block is marked, “AKF”.  The right side of the gas block is marked, “82”.  The top of the barrel is marked, “3S679 MP 5.56 NATO 1/7”.  The right side of the charging handle housing is marked with a square and F forge mark.

Barrel Length: 20”. FN Barrel. 21” with fixed A2 Flash Hider

Sights / Optics: The top of this rifle has an uninterrupted full length picatinny rail for all your favorite sights and optics.   The front sight is an A2 adjustable post sight.  The rear sight is an AR-15 USGI Backup Iron Rear Sight standard issue for M4 and M16A4.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The buttstock is an LMT collapsible buttstock with waterproof battery compartments, Ambi QD Mounts, and rubber buttpad.  The handguard is a 11.5” Picatinny Quad Rail System fitted with P&S ribbed grip panels.  The bottom of the gas block has a sling ring and bayonet lug.  The pistol grip is an ergonomic rubber overmolded Ergo Grip.  The LOP measures 14.25” from the front of the trigger to the back of the fully extended buttpad.  The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition. There is a small scratch on the right side of the cheek weld.  The picatinnies and grip panel appear to be free of handling wear.

Magazine Condition & Configuration:  One 30rd D&H Tactical magazine in Very Good condition.

Type of Finish: Anodized Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition:  This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The rifle has minimal wear from responsible use and proper storage. The markings are very clear and the pinheads are unmarred. The screw heads are sharp and serviceable.  Overall, this rifle rates in Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a total of one magazine, Nylon Sling, all packed nicely in a DRAGO Gear Green Double Gun Case.

Our Assessment:  LMT is known for making some of the best rifles in the business, and the Defender 2000 is no exception. This one is built on the direct impingement system, which is a classic design that’s been proven over decades of use. And with the added FN barrel, you’ve got a rifle that’s accurate and reliable.

One of the things that sets this Defender 2000 apart is its quad rail system. This system gives you plenty of room for all your accessories, and the ribbed grip panels make it easy to get a solid grip on the rifle. The Ergo Grip also adds to the rifle’s ergonomics, making it comfortable to shoot even for extended periods of time.

And let’s not forget about the USGI M4 rear sight, which is a classic design that’s been used by the military for years. This sight is built to last and is easy to use, making it a great choice for anyone who wants a reliable and accurate rifle.

Overall, if you’re looking for a rifle that’s built to last, is accurate and reliable, and has all the features you need to customize it to your liking, then this LMT Defender 2000 with custom upper and FN Barrel is definitely worth considering. It’s a rifle that you can trust to perform when it counts.  Please see specs below.

LMT Defender 2000 5.56mm 20” Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle FN Barrel M4 M16A4
LMT Defender 2000 5.56mm 20” Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle FN Barrel M4 M16A4