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Apex Tactical’s MRAT FNX 45 Compensator — Reduce Recoil and Climb

Apex Tactical Specialties, an Arizona-based accessories company, is now offering the MRAT FNX 45 compensator for FNX-45 pistols with factory threaded barrels.

Aftermarket options for the threaded FNX-45 pistol expanded with the Apex Tactical MRAT Compensator. The MRAT stands for Muzzle Rise Amplitude Tamer and is supposed to dramatically reduce felt recoil and muzzle rise.

The MRAT, or Muzzle Rise Amplitude Tamer, was designed to dramatically reduce both felt recoil and muzzle rise of the FNX-45 model pistols while shooting. The reduction is so significant, in fact, that Apex provides a captive-spring guide rod assembly to ensure proper function due to the reduced slide velocity produced by the MRAT.

Apex MRAT FNX 45 Compensator components
Included in the box from Apex for a reportedly easy install: the MRAT FNX 45 Compensator, a captive-spring guide rod assembly, two brass tip set screws, and a vial of thread locker fluid.

The MRAT was tested with a variety of SAAMI spec ammunition; from the lightest ‘target’ rounds to +P duty rounds. The result was a 40% to 60% reduction in muzzle rise, with Fiocchi 230gr FMJ giving 44% and Federal 230gr Personal Defense Punch JHP giving 67% reduction, according to Apex. The company did state that results may vary based on both the ammunition used and the individual shooter.

The kit contains the MRAT Compensator, a captive-spring guide rod assembly, two brass tip set screws, and a 1.8ml vial of thread locker fluid. The installation is easy, and Apex provides a detailed how-to video to properly guide customers through the process.

MRAT FNX 45 Compensator
According to Apex Tactical, the MRAT FNX 45 Compensator was tested with different SAAMI spec ammunition, resulting in a 40% – 60% reduction in muzzle rise. The company went on to say that individual results may vary based on the individual and ammunition used.

The MRAT comes in Black, which is in stock and available now is $175, or FDE, which has a small wait time and an MSRP of $200.

Features and Specifications

  • For FNX-45 pistols
  • Reduces felt recoil
  • Reduces muzzle rise
  • Available in Black or FDE
  • Easy To Install
FNX 45 Compensator
The direct thread-on MRAT FNX 45 Compensator has a captive-spring guide rod, which is necessary for proper function due to the reduced slide velocity produced by the MRAT. The spring retaining nut is removable to allow for a spring replacement and additional tuning of the FNX-45 pistol.

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Midwest Industries Glock Block: For Stable Building

Whether you’re building a gun, repairing it, or adding aftermarket accessories, it’s helpful to have a solid base to work from. For Glock owners, there’s the Midwest Industries Glock Pistol Caliber Carbine Block. 

The Midwest Industries Glock Pistol Caliber Carbine Block is designed to fit Glock 9mm/.40cal and 10mm/.45cal style firearms. (Photo credit: Midwest Industries)

Midwest’s block is compatible with a variety of calibers and made to lock tightly into a vice, holding your gun still for a far better workspace. There’s not much more frustrating than a gun that slips and moves while you’re trying to install new parts.

Troy Storch, Owner of Midwest Industries, said:

Customizing your Glock has never been simpler. This revolutionary block offers a secure solution to help you maintain and repair your firearms.

Midwest Industries Glock Block
The Glock Pistol Caliber Carbine Block is designed to fit securely in a vice, holding your gun still while you work on it. (Photo credit: Midwest Industries)

Soldier Systems provided details of the block:

Elevating your pistol is easier with the newest addition to our tool family. The first of its kind, this high-quality block makes it easy to build and maintain a variety of firearm platforms that use the Glock magazine pattern. Offering a secure solution for easy customization, maintenance, and repair, this tool is designed for target shooters, law enforcement, and gun enthusiasts alike.

The high-strength polymer block fastens to a vice and locks into your magwell without compromising the finish of your firearm. Like all Midwest Industries products, it is 100% made in the USA so your build always meets the mark.

Midwest Industries Glock Block in vice with Glock magwell fitted over the Block for servicing
One end of the block fits in the magwell of your Glock and the other rests in your vice, providing a stable platform to work on the gun. (Photo credit: Midwest Industries)

Features:

  • Fits Glock 9mm/.40cal and 10mm/.45cal style firearms
  • Compatible with PCCs and handguns (Kriss Vector, Ruger PC Carbine, and Glock 19/21)
  • High-strength polymer construction
  • Mounting holes for attachment to bench or alternative work surface
  • Securely locks firearm in magwell for maintenance
  • Multiple points of contact for vice use
  • Weight: 6.7 ounces
  • Height: 7.75 inches
  • Length: 7.75 inches
  • Width: 1.5 inches
  • 100% Made in the USA
Glock Block caliber indicator
Each end of the block is labeled by caliber so the user is aware of which end is designed for the proper fit in their gun. (Photo credit: Midwest Industries)

The block is manufactured from a durable polymer for longevity and resistance to wear. Midwest Industries made it compatible with multiple calibers by designing either end of the block for different calibers; each end of the block is clearly marked with the relevant chambering. That means the user will get a secure fit in the magwell of their gun with no guesswork.

Glocks have almost endless accessories and customization options, so it’s good to have the means to lock the gun in place while working on it. 

MSRP for the Midwest Industries Glock Pistol Caliber Carbine Block is set at $39.95.

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The New ZeroTech Vengeance 5-25×56 FFP RMG Riflescope

Australia’s ZeroTech Optics has just released their new Vengeance 5-25×56 FFP RMG Riflescope. The latest addition to the Vengeance family is designed for long range shooting enthusiasts who want high performance that won’t break the bank.

(zerotechoptics.com)

The Vengeance 5-25×56 is specifically designed to meet and exceed precision riflescope and long-range shooting expectations. The unique ZeroTech First Focal Plane Refined Mil Grid reticle is the perfect blend of precision and speed. Whether holding for elevation and windage on a quick snap shot or dialing in the turrets for a long-range target, the RMG reticle has you covered.

Refined Mil Grid Reticle
ZeroTech Refined Mil Grid Reticle (zerotechoptics.com)

ZeroTech Vengeance 5-25×56 FFP RMG Features

  • Refined Mil Grid Reticle
  • First Focal Plane
  • Glass Etched Reticle
  • Enhanced Internal Elevation Travel (28 MRAD)
  • Removable Throw Lever Included
  • Zero Stop
  • Weathershield Lens Coating
  • Available in MRAD only
  • 5-25 Magnification Power
  • 56mm Objective Lens
  • 34mm One Piece Tube
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • MSRP: $799.00
Refined Mil Grid reticle specs
(zerotechoptics.com)

ZeroTech is quickly becoming a force in the optics market. Their high-quality scopes offer a lot of bang for your buck and promise years of good service. The newest Vengeance offering might just be the new hunting scope you’ve been looking for.

ZeroTech Vengeance 5-25x56 FFP RMG
(zerotechoptics.com)

About ZeroTech Optics

ZeroTech Optics was founded in Australia in 2018. Frustrated by an optics market inadequate for Australian hunters’ needs, ZeroTech assembled their 50-plus years of optics knowledge and expertise to create quality scopes equal to the harsh and varied conditions encountered Down Under.

ZeroTech Vengeance 5-25x56 FFP RMG
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The result is an original range of scopes and reticles suitable for the Australian and international market. ZeroTech now exports their high-quality scopes to countries all over the globe, including Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

ZeroTech USA is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to better serve the American market.

ZeroTech Vengeance 5-25x56 FFP RMG
(zerotechoptics.com)

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Apex Ammunition: Waterfowl Perfection – The Mag Life

It’s never too soon to start preparing for waterfowl season, and part of that includes getting the best ammo on hand for the job. Apex Ammunition’s Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat Waterfowl Blend is designed to help you have your greatest waterfowl season yet. Sure, you have to provide the skills to impact targets, but the ammo will do the rest. After all, there’s not much worse than simply wounding a duck rather than dropping it with a single, effective shot.

APEX Ammunition, which states they are the makers of premium, ultra-high-density Tungsten Super Shot (TSS) shotshells, is pleased to introduce its new limited-edition, Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat Waterfowl Blend. (Photo credit: Apex Ammunition)

Apex Ammunition provided the following details for the shotshells:

Available in 3-inch, 12-gauge shells, this handcrafted “duplex load” combines No. 8 TSS with No. 3 S3 zinc-plated steel for a versatile, hard-hitting load whether you are shooting over decoys on opening day or trying to bring down warier, late-season waterfowl.

The zinc coating on the premium grade APEX steel shot ensures uniform pellets for optimum patterning in a steel load and, when combined with 18.1 g/cc TSS, helps deliver a harder hitting payload with improved terminal performance to reduce crippling.

Apex Ammunition's Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Waterfowl Blend
Apex Ammunition’s Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Waterfowl Blend is made for quick, ethical kills, drastically reducing risk of wounding birds. (Photo credit: Apex Ammunition)

Jason Lonsberry, CEO, APEX Ammunition, summarized the waterfowl-specific ammo:

This load comes in a box featuring the Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat camo pattern and offers hunters a new combination of shot sizes with deep penetration and lethal energy transfer.

Chris Paradise, Chief Sales Officer of Mossy Oak, also had a few things to say about the ammunition from Apex:

Mossy Oak is excited to partner with APEX, one of the most reputable ammo manufacturers, to offer waterfowl hunters the Shadow Grass Habitat Waterfowl Blend that brings the best of both worlds for waterfowl ammo into one shell.

Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat
Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat is a camo pattern created for superior performance while duck hunting. It makes sense Apex would partner with the company under this pattern’s name and design. (Photo credit: Mossy Oak)

Waterfowlers need the most reliable shotshells possible to ensure hunting success. It’s never good to have a wounded bird, so you want ammo capable of killing them quickly and ethically. According to the manufacturer, that’s what this 12 gauge ammo is designed for. These are three inch shotshells with a manufacturer-tested speed of 1400 feet per second. As a duck hunter, you want to do your best to eliminate the chances of crippled birds, and Apex Ammunition claims this is the ammo to do it.

Mossy Oak Shadowgrass Habitat Blend
The Mossy Oak Shadowgrass Habitat Blend is a combination of 1-1/16oz #3 Steel over 1/4oz #8 TSS for your habitat of choice. (Photo credit: Apex Ammunition)

This ammunition is well worth a closer look. What do you think, does it get the job done for waterfowl hunting? Tell us what you think in the comments section.

MSRP for Apex Ammunition Mossy Oak Shadow Grass Habitat ammunition is set at $51.99 (per 25 round box) or $489.99 (per case -10 boxes).

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The Game-Changing Golf Ball Launcher

If you’ve ever looked at a golf course and thought it was a waste of what could be a perfectly good shooting range, this product is for you. The Strike Industries Oppressor turns your AR platform rifle into a golf ball launcher, meaning your rifle is even more versatile than before. Want one? Read on for details.

The Strike Industries Oppressor launches golf balls, finally making golf less of a waste of what could be a fantastic shooting range. (Photo credit: Strike Industries)

Strike Industries provides the following details of the launcher:

FORE! Based on the Strike Industries OPPRESSOR blast shield muzzle device which aids in redirecting blast and sound, this SI OPPRESSOR Golf Ball Launcher also uses the quick detach PATENTED Strike Rapid Engage Mount (SREM) system mount.

Using blanks, golf balls can be launched 100s of yards, of course in a safe direction. Depending on the various golf ball, golf ball fit, weapon and blank used, you can see launch golf balls 500+ yards.

Point to just about any angle without the ball falling out as the tapered cone/cup and large O-ring is designed to fit most golf balls on the market. Constructed of a steel SREM base with a 7075-T6 aluminum body, this SI OPPRESSOR Golf Ball Launcher attaches (and detaches) in seconds propelling golf balls down range with velocity and distance. You can also use this SI OPPRESSOR device as a blast shield and/or concussion reducing device with live ammo WITHOUT a golf ball inserted.

Strike Industries Opressor golf ball launcher
The Strike Industries Oppressor isn’t actually the complete platform, it’s a muzzle device that works independently from live fire (meaning no, you don’t shoot ammo while launching golf balls). (Photo credit: Strike Industries)

The Oppressor mounts directly to your gun and includes an O-ring that fits most standard golf balls. Golf balls are then fired by using blanks. The manufacturer claims the balls can be launched at distances up to around 500 yards. Why? Because we can.

Compatibility

  • Only with SI OPPRESSOR Strike Rapid Engage Mount (SREM) muzzle devices
  • Desert Tech: Ratchet compensator, Micro Dynamic Rifle (MDR) w/ Ratchet compensator
  • Ferfrans: CQB Modular Muzzle Brake System (only GEN 1)

The OPPRESSOR is not a direct barrel threaded device and is not compatible with any other muzzle device than those listed above. 

Strike Industries Oppressor golf ball launcher
The Oppressor is not a direct thread muzzle device but it is compatible with Strike Industries muzzle devices. (Photo credit: Strike Industries)

Features

  • Quick detach using patented Strike Rapid Engage Mount (SREM) system
  • Point golf ball launcher at any angle without ball falling out
  • Launches golf balls 500+ yards
  • Use as a blast shield and concussion reducing device with live ammo (without golf ball inserted)
  • Tapered cone/cup and large O-ring designed to fit most golf balls on the market
  • Golf ball loading inside diameter of 1.716 inches (43.58mm)
  • 1.56 inch (39.50mm) base with 2.17 inch (55.00mm) body overall diameters
  • Steel base construction with 7075-T6 aluminum body
A close-up look at a golf ball loaded into an Oppressor that's mounted to a rifle.
A close-up look at a golf ball loaded into an Oppressor that’s mounted to a rifle. (Photo credit: Strike Industries)

Specifications

  • Golf ball loading diameter: 43.58mm (1.716”)
  • Overall diameter (base):VERALL DIAMETER (BASE): 39.50mm (1.56”)
  • Overall diameter (body)VERALL DIAMETER (BODY): 55.00mm (2.17”)
  • Length: 54.73mm (2.15″)
  • Width: 50.49mm (1.99″)
  • Height: 113.67mm (4.48″)
  • Weight: 10.90 oz
  • Weight w/ package: TBD oz

MSRP for the Strike Industries Oppressor is listed at $109.95.

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Trainshot Live-Fire Robot: Customize Your Training

Interested in taking your live-fire training to the next level? How about a target that moves and reacts in a semi-humanoid fashion? The Trainshot Live-Fire Robot makes it possible, and then some. This robot is designed to be interactive, meaning you can customize your training experience and make it as realistic as a computerized program can be.

The Trainshot robot is designed to be interactive so your live-fire training is more realistic and effective. (Photo credit: Trainshot)

Soldier Systems provided details of the Trainshot Live-Fire Robot:

The Trainshot robot utilizes pre-programmed features including; Random Mode, SWARM, or GPS Waypoint Mapping to meet your mission-specific training needs.  Features on the app include free shooting mode so you can work on everything from reflexes, precision, drawing, or reloading skills. The app also features missions for all skill levels. Users can even track their progress in real time eliminating wasted time down range trying to find shots on paper.

The robot is available in two different versions; a self-balancing two-wheel is ideal for indoor use and a rugged four-wheel version for outdoor and off-road capability. Both robots feature flat-proof, foam-filled tires, with a max speed of up to 10 mph for the two-wheel robot and 15 mph for the four-wheel version.

Trainshot robots
The Trainshot robots are made to work through the company’s app which can easily be downloaded to your cell phone. (Photo credit: Trainshot)

Details from Soldier System continued:

The Trainshot robot utilizes a proprietary lightweight self-healing foam body target which can detect three unique zones. It also features a pop-up mechanism ideal for shoot/no-shoot scenarios. The robot body is protected with a Hardox 500 Frame and an anti-ricochet Ballistic Rubber plate designed to hold up to 7.62×39 or 5.56 mm calibers (capable of being upgraded to 7.62×51 or greater) and a self-healing four-color ultra-bright 36W LED module is used. A rechargeable lithium-ion battery ensures a runtime of 8-12 hours.

trainshot app and target
According to the manufacturer, the Trainshot app can create a wide variety of scenarios and drills based on how you program it. (Photo credit: Trainshot)

The robot works in conjunction with Trainshot’s app. Regarding the app, Trainshot states:

The app offers many sets of drills whether you are training with one target or several. Work on your reflexes, precision, draw or reloading by using free shooting mode or our custom drills. Work your way up from the basics to the most challenging missions.

Other features of the app include:

More targets, more effective training. Unlock the full potential of Trainshot with multitarget drills.

Multiple target drills are game changers for any shooter, experienced or not. The training requires various targets connected to the application, which randomly assigns the hit zones and records the reaction time. Different target patterns maximize the adrenaline level and test your firearm skills like no other. Multiple user mode included.

trainshot app screen
The manufacturer provided a look at what the app looks like on your device. (Photo credit: Trainshot)

The robot has a range of out to 3300 feet with static targets. It weighs approximately 110 to 200 pounds depending on the setup and can be broken down for easier transport.

MSRP for the Trainshot Live-Fire Robot is not known at this time.

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Grey Man Tactical —Solution to Archery Storage Problem

Bowhunters understand the struggle of storing their bows and gear during transport. Grey Man Tactical has an archery hunter’s dream solution with the #204 Vehicle Bow Rack. Ditch the heavy and bulky bow case when traveling to the next hunt and secure the bow to the Rigid Molle Panel (RMP) bow rack from Grey Man Tactical. Save precious cargo space when mounting the bow to the RMP which allows for easy access.

Grey Man Tactical gives archery hunters the ultimate solution for bow storage and transportation in its #204 Vehicle Bow Package. The set-up attaches to the seat back in any vehicle to easily transport gear. Additionally, according to Grey Man Tactical, the bow can be stored either right side up or upside down.

The #204 package was created for bow hunters who wanted a better way to store and transport their bows. Attaching to the seat back with buckle loop-around straps and d-rings, the RMP is quick and easy to install. The Enlarged QuickFist clamps securely hold the bow in place during transportation without damaging the sight. A large utility pouch comes in handy for extra storage and a double mag pouch works great for holding extra magazines for your defense pistol or small tools. Like other items from the RMP series, the panel is universal MOLLE compatible, weather resistant, and has non-corrosion construction.

Grey Man Tactical 204 RMP on seat back
Compatible with any seat back 15.25”x25” or larger, the Rigid Molle Panel (RMP) of the #204 package lays a solid base for secure bow storage and pouches without the need for bulky containers. The large RMP allows for the addition of extra pouches to the panel if needed.

The #204 Vehicle Bow Rack – 15.25 X 25 RMP Package contents include:

  • 15.25 X 25 RMP
  • Buckle Loop-Around + D-Ring Strap RMP Strap Black [Headrest]
  • Buckle Loop-Around RMP Strap Black [Seat Bottom]
  • Two Enlarged Clamps [bow]
  • Double Mag Pouch [pistol]
  • Large Utility Pouch
Grey Man Tactical 204 RMP in action
Constructed of injection molded glass-filled nylon with rubber, aluminum, and nylon accessories, the #204 Vehicle Bow Package from Grey Man Tactical can be easily configured to meet the user’s needs.

According to Grey Man Tactical, the bow can be seen upside down in videos and images. This is to keep the weight of the bow at the bottom of the RMP The bow can be stored either way. The Grey Man Tactical #204 Vehicle Bow Rack RMP Package currently is only available in black and has an MSRP of $269.99.

Grey Man Tactical #204 on seat back
The #204 Package comes with one Rigid Molle Panel, Buckle loop-around straps and d-rings for securing it to the seat, clamps for the bows, double mag pouches and a large utility pouch, giving plenty of storage while keeping things organized. Seems like Grey Man Tactical really thought this package through.

Compatibility

The #204 Bow Vehicle RMP Package is compatible with any vehicle seat with seat back dimensions equal to or greater than 15.25″ wide X 25″ tall.

Specifications

  • Width: 15.25″ | 387.35mm
  • Height: 25″ | 635mm
  • Thickness: 3″ | 76.2mm
  • Weight: 65.48 ounces | 1,856.33 grams
  • Material: Injection Molded Glass Filled Nylon + Rubber + Aluminum + Nylon
  • Warranty: Grey Man Tactical (GMT) Guarantee
  • American made, finished by hand

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Unity Tactical FAST Micro-S Optic Mount — Heads Up!

UNITY Tactical is expanding its line of FAST Optic mounts with the FAST Micro-S Optic Mount. FAST is a series of optic mounts and platforms that provide end users with a quicker sight picture than standard height mounts. The FAST Micro-S is specifically designed for the Aimpoint CompM5s, CompM5b, and Duty RDS mini red dot sights.

The FAST Micro-S Mount places Aimpoint CompM5s, CompM5b, and Duty RDS sights at a 2.26″ optical center line above weapon rails. This stance makes these optics fully compatible with our patented Flip-To-Center Magnifier Mounts and provides all the same application benefits found with legacy FAST Mounts.

The FAST Micro-S places these taller “micro” sights at the established FAST height of 2.26” optical centerline above the rail.  This provides faster, easier dot or reticle acquisition while wearing night vision goggles, gas masks, plate carriers, and other gear. A heads-up posture also helps users maintain a neutral spine position which is more comfortable while wearing helmets, plate carriers, and other heavy gear.

Micro-S Mount
The FAST Micro-S Mount comes with a standard rail-grabber clamp mount but is designed to readily accept a drop-in American Defense Manufacturing patented QD Auto-Lock Lever This mounting option will provide quick detach capability.

Specs

  • Length: 2.08″
  • Width: 1.25″
  • Height: 1.55″
  • Weight:  2.3 oz.
  • Material:  7075-T6 Aluminum
  • Coating:  Type III Hardcoat Anodized
  • Mount Type:  Rail Grabber or QD Lever (sold separately)
  • Compatibility:  Aimpoint CompM5s, CompM5b, Duty RDS
FAST Micro-S Mount at angle
The UNITY Tactical Fast Micro-S mount’s 2.26” optical centerline height provides faster/easier reticle acquisition while wearing electronic ear-pro/communications headsets, night vision goggles, and gas masks. It also allows for more rapid visual processing of the battlefield by promoting a heads-up posture.

The FAST MICRO-S is fully compatible with the entire line of FAST Magnifier Mounts from UNITY Tactical. The FAST MICRO-S is machined from 70-75 T-6 aluminum and is hard-coat anodized in Black or FDE. The mount comes with a standard rail-grabber clamp mount but is designed to readily accept a drop-in American Defense Manufacturing patented QD Auto-Lock Lever (sold separately). This mounting option will provide quick detach capability.

Unity Tactical FAST Micro-S mounts
A heads-up posture also helps users maintain a neutral spine position which is more comfortable while wearing helmets, plate carriers, and other heavy gear. The FAST Micro-S mount is available in Black and FDE.

The Fast Micro-S mount from Unity Tactical has an MSRP of $178.00.

Patti Miller is one of the most awesome females in the tactical/firearm (or any) industry. Imagine a tall, hawt, dangerous Laura Ingalls Wilder type with cool hair and a suppressed blaster and you’ll be getting the idea. What’s interesting is that in addition to being a willing brawler and intrepid adventuress, she’s also an Ent/Ogier level gardener and a truly badass baker.

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Jagerwerks B.R.O.S.: SRO Protection – The Mag Life

Although red dot sights are usually designed to withstand bumps and scrapes, it’s entirely possible to damage one. That’s especially true of some designs that grant you a larger field of view but might have a housing more prone to breaking. The Jagerwerks B.R.O.S. (Battle Ready Optic Shield) is made to fix that problem by serving as a protective guard for the Trijicon SRO.

By adding the B.R.O.S. to your gear, you get peace of mind and the gift of putting your rifle to work without worrying about your SRO.

According to Jagerwerks, their B.R.O.S. is designed to increase the durability and resistance to impact damage of your optic in real life situations. (Photo credit: Jagerwerks)

Jagerwerks provides details regarding the optics shield:

100% Made in Michigan out of Tig welded grade 304 stainless steel then black nitride coated for years of worry-free service.

This product is designed to increase the durability and resistance to impact damage of your optic in real life situations.

According to Murphy’s law we will not warranty your optic against neglect or abuse.

Does not include mounting screws. We recommend using our RMR/SRO #6-32 7/16″ IP15

Weight is 1 oz or 28 grams. Metal thickness is 1mm or .040″.

There is a slight bend on the ejection (right) side of the shield. This is to deflect brass.

SRO is NOT included.

The Battle Ready Optic Shield from Jagerwerks
The Battle Ready Optic Shield from Jagerwerks doesn’t just cover the top of the Trijicon SRO, it goes all the way around it. (Photo credit: Jagerwerks)

Unlike some products that simply snap over an optic, the Battle Ready Optic Shield from Jagerwerks is all-encompassing.

It’s designed so the Trijicon SRO sits inside it and the entire setup is then mounted to the rifle or pistol. This ensures you’re not getting only a sliver of protection, you’re getting the best possible coverage. Even better, Jagerwerks made the shield so having it in place doesn’t stop you from operating the SRO. Controls aren’t hindered by the use of the B.R.O.S.

Battle Ready Optic Shield from Jagerwerks
The B.R.O.S. is made from durable material meant to extend the life of your Trijicon SRO and protect it from wear and tear. (Photo credit: Jagerwerks)

Just as the Trijicon SRO can be used on long guns or handguns, the B.R.O.S. is compatible with whatever platform you’ve chosen to mount your red dot on. It’s easy to install, with no gunsmith required. Simply remove the SRO from your gun, drop the red dot inside the B.R.O.S., and screw it in place. The B.R.O.S. does not automatically ship with screws, so if you need new screws, be sure to select that option when ordering.

Trijicon SRO with BROS installed
With the Jagerwerks B.R.O.S. installed, your SRO gets more protection and you have greater freedom to run your gun without worrying as much about bumps and scrapes. (Photo credit: Jagerwerks)

For shooters running their pistols with Safariland holsters, Jagerwerks provides a connect to Ghost Men Designs.

MSRP for the Jagerwerks Battle Ready Optic Shield is set at $50.00 and goes up to $57.00 with the addition of mounting screws.

What do you think, would you install one of these to protect your SRO?

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Safariland IWB Holsters: Optics-Ready Schema

Finding the right holster for your body shape and specific needs can be a challenge. Matters tend to be simplified by going to a trusted holster maker for gear, and that’s where Safariland comes in. If you’re in the market for an inside the waistband (IWB) holster, the Safariland Schema is an optics-ready model that just might be exactly what you need.

According to Safariland, the Schema is a minimalist IWB holster that offers concealability and minimal printing. A smooth draw and passive retention make Schema the perfect companion for everyday carry. (Photo credit: Safariland)

Safariland provides details of the IWB Schema:

Schema is an optics-ready minimalist holster designed for subcompact firearms. As the namesake implies, the skeletonized outline of the holster frame has a smaller footprint than traditional IWB offerings to optimize concealability. This new model offers superior functionality with a reinforced mouth, allowing for seamless firearm holstering while the holster is worn. The firearm-specific design creates an exacting fit, which is further secured by Schema’s passive trigger guard retention.

Safariland Schema IWB holster clipped to belt
Safariland states the Schema is a firearm-specific design that pairs optic compatibility with a cantable and vertically adjustable belt clip to allow for comfort on any body type. (Photo credit: Safariland)

Eric Gasvoda, VP/GM of Duty Gear for Safariland, said:

Safariland is thoughtfully expanding on our concealment line to offer consumers unparalleled quality and innovation they’ve come to expect from the brand. Schema is the beginning of the revitalization of our EDC holster line, and I can’t wait to get it into the hands of our customers.

Safariland Schema holster with red-dot mounted pistol
The Schema is an optics-compatible holster designed for IWB carry of subcompact guns. (Photo credit: Safariland)

This holster is designed to give users the most minimalist, yet secure, IWB holster possible. It’s cut to be compatible with optics and created with a streamlined yet durable shape. Not only can the Schema be adjusted for cant but it can also be adjusted vertically so ride height can be customized to the specific user.

Safariland Schema holster clip
The clip on the Schema is adjustable so the user can get the perfect fit for them. (Photo credit: Safariland)

Practicing proper concealed carry starts not with the gun but with the holster. Your holster needs to provide retention and keep the gun hidden on your body in the exact spot you expect it to be. For an IWB holster, those features remain vital; for the Safariland Schema, it’s a given. This holster is made with the specific needs of concealed carriers in mind. Not only are its features user friendly but it’s made from durable material capable of standing up to daily wear.

The Safariland Schema is available for the following models:

  • SIG Sauer P365
  • SIG Sauer P365 XL
  • Taurus G2C
  • Taurus G3C
  • Glock 43
  • Glock 43X
  • Springfield Hellcat

The holster is compatible with the following optics:

  • Swampfox Sentinel
  • SIG Sauer Romeo Zero
  • Trijicon RMR CC
  • Shield RMS
  • Shield RMS C
  • Hex Wasp
  • Holosun 407K
  • J-Point
  • Crimson Trace 1550
  • Other optics with similar footprints

MSRP for the Schema starts at $39.99.

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