The brand-new Clipdraw for the ultra-sleek Glock 42 is here! This new concealed-carry Glock can now be carried comfortably and securely without a holster. The Clipdraw mounts on the left or right side. This powder-coated, high-tempered, spring-steel Clipdraw prevents abrasion while carrying the pistol securely. Included with the Clipdraw is a fully machined replacement slide cover plate plus extra screws and washers—everything you need for a quick, two-minute installation. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://clipdraw.com/product/clipdraw-g42-b-black>http://www.clipdraw.com</a> or call 610-296-7501.
For those shooters who want to use sound suppressors with their pistols, Glock is now offering its Gen3 G17 and G19 pistols with threaded barrels. The new pistols have “TB” designations. The threaded barrels, roughly 0.5 inches longer than their non-threaded brethren, are created from a high grade of steel that is specially produced for GLOCK. The 9mm barrels have 1-in-9.84-inch twist rates and 13.5×1, left-hand threading. The G17 TB and G19 TB also come with taller sights that work with a suppressor. The rear sight is completely black, and the front blade has a highly visible green dot. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://us.glock.com>http://us.glock.com</a> or call 770-432-1202.
Glock is also offering G21 SF .45 and the G23 Gen3 .45 pistols with threaded barrels, giving these new models “TB” designations. The threaded barrels, roughly 0.5 inches longer than standard barrels, are created from a high grade of steel that is specially produced for GLOCK. The .40 caliber barrels have 1-in-9.84-inch twist rates, while the .45 caliber barrels have 1-in-15.74-inch twist rates. The barrels have European left-hand threading: 13.5×1 for the G23 Gen3 barrels and 16×1 for the G21 SF. As with the other TB series Glocks, the G21 SF TB and the G23 TB also come with taller sights. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://us.glock.com>http://us.glock.com</a> or call 770-432-1202.
Republic Forge is known for building high-quality, custom 1911s to match any shooter’s needs. The company offers several custom-grade 1911s, including the Patriot chambered in 9mm, which features a 4.25-inch barrel, color coordinated VZ grips, front and rear cocking serrations as well as the top of the slide, a skeletonized trigger, Novak night sights and a Texas Star hammer. Republic Forge also offers many additional customizable options for the Patriot, all of which can be viewed on the “Build Your Own 1911” section on their website. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.republicforge.com>http://www.republicforge.com</a> or call 806-648-1911.
Rock Island Armory has unveiled two new 2011 Tactical Compact pistols, in .45 ACP and 9mm with seven- and eight-round capacities, respectively. Both compact pistols are designed for concealed carry and are available for under $760 suggested retail. The Rock Island Armory 2011 Tactical Series was first revealed in 2010 as a 100-year celebration of the 1911 platform. The series is best known for its full Picatinny tactical rail and dust cover along with an ambidextrous safety, combat hammer and extended beavertail for optimal recoil control. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://us.armscor.com>http://us.armscor.com</a> or call 775-537-1444.
Versacarry has introduced the new Versahub Bedside Mounting System. The Versahub is designed to work with all Versacarry holsters and Versacarrier magazine carriers to provide instant bedside access. This innovative bedside mounting solution is compatible with most firearms, lasers and lights, making it the perfect nighttime companion. Made from durable polycarbonate, the Versahub is available in black or clear and has an anti-slip hexagon design to stay in position on the side of your bed. For more information, visit <a target=blank href=http://www.versacarry.com/products/versahub/>http://www.versacarry.com</a> or call 855-278-9678.
With a number of innovative products making a splash in the firearms industry, there’s no doubt that 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the discerning gun owner. From Glock’s four new threaded barrel models to the Versahub Bedside Mounting System for quick and easy access to your home defense firearm, here are six of the hottest new products the editors of the COMPLETE BOOK OF HANDGUNS included in the 2015 issue, available on newsstands now.
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