Longbow T-76

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The Longbow T-76 is a sniper rifle introduced in 1997 by Dakota Arms. The T-76 tactical rifle is based on their Model 76 hunting rifle. On its website Dakota Arms guaranteed 1/2 MOA performance with an effective range of 1500 meters for the Longbow T-76 in its .338 configuration. The T-76 tactical rifle generates up to 5,250 foot pounds (7.12 kJ) of muzzle energy and 2,850 feet per second (870 m/s) velocity from a 300 grain (19.4 g) round.

Specifications[edit]

Size/weight

  • Length: 50" to 51½" (1270–1321 mm)
  • Weight: 13.7 pounds (6.2 kg) without scope

Calibers

Action

  • Machined high strength steel alloy square bottom action
  • Blind magazine
  • Dakota Arms 76-style 3-position firing pin block safety
  • Controlled round feeding
  • Single round feeding
  • Dakota Arms 76-style bolt release
  • Matte Finish
  • Claw extraction system
  • Positive Mechanical Ejector
  • Model 70 style trigger (will not seize from dirt or freeze in rain)
  • 2.5 lbf (11 N) trigger pull
  • Picatinny one-piece optical rail, secured with 8-40 screws

Stock

  • Ergonomic, ambidextrous A-2 McMillan Fiberglass stock, black or olive drab green
  • Full length action bedding
  • 1½" adjustable length of pull, from 12⅞" to 14⅜"
  • Adjustable cheekpiece
  • 3 sling swivel studs
  • Bipod spike in forend

Barrel

  • High integrity LW-50 stainless steel (proprietary to Lothar Walthar)
  • 28" .950 at muzzle (711 mm)
  • High efficiency tuned muzzlebrake

Deployment Kit

  • One Case: double wall, lockable, airline approved, 53½" x 14¼" x 4⅝"
  • One front bipod spike
  • Operators tool kit:
    • One torque wrench 65 in·lbf
    • One 3/16" allen head socket (for installing action screws)
    • One 1/2" hex socket (for installing scope rings)
    • One 1/2" combination wrench (for removing scope)
    • One 3/32" allen wrench for scope rings
    • One 5/32" allen wrench for front guard screws
    • One 3/16" allen wrench for action screws
    • 1 tool kit box

MSRP: $4795.00 base price

External links[edit]

  • Sniper Central — Information on the Dakota Arms Longbow T-76 from Sniper Central.