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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
042111000 Sight devices 270
042094000 Rests 86
042095000 For barrel cleaning 24
042096000 Firearm protectors 17
042105000 For launching grenades 3
20120096755RAIL ACCESSORY MOUNTING APPARATUS FOR WEAPON - A rail accessory mounting apparatus is provided. The apparatus generally comprises actuatable jaw segments and a base from which the jaw segments extend, a collar within which a portion of the base is seated with the jaw segments operatively engageable with a portion of the collar in furtherance being drawn together upon actuation. Moreover, an actuator, progressively advanceable in relation to the base so as to effectuate actuation of the jaw segments is provided, as well as a rail accessory receiving fixture supported at or by the collar, the fixture comprising a segment having a dovetail configuration characterized by a wedge shaped cross section with which a rail accessory device is readily mateable.04-26-2012
20090277069Modular mounting systems for rifle accessories, and associated equipment - Accessory mounting structure for securing accessory mounting rails to the barrel or other forward structure of a weapon comprises cooperatively shaped mounting ring halves that are secured to another over the barrel of the weapon. Accessory mounting rails are then secured to the mounting rings. Where the weapon is a grenade launcher, a quick-reload mechanism may additionally be provided.11-12-2009
20110162247GRENADE AND GRENADE LAUNCHING APPARATUS - The present invention relates to a grenade that can be fired from a barrel, for recoilless firing. The barrel is open at both ends and is without any flow cross-section constrictions. The grenade is formed of a grenade base body which surrounds at least one explosive charge, and a flow cross-section reduction device for reducing the flow cross-section of the barrel. The device is arranged in the opposite direction to the firing direction X with respect to the grenade base body. The flow cross-section reduction device is connected to the grenade base body, separated from it, via a connecting device, and is connected to it such that it is stable during firing. A grenade launcher or shell firing apparatus has a grenade such as this, and the grenade firing apparatus has a barrel which is open at both ends and does not have any flow cross-section constrictions.07-07-2011
042097000 Weights and balances 2
20090025268Adjustable Mass Tuner for Rifle Barrels - An apparatus for mass-tuning a gun barrel comprises a body portion configured for attachment to the gun barrel. The body portion includes a main bore therethrough and defines a plurality of predetermined mass attachment locations. Each mass attachment location comprises a mating portion configured to engage a complimentary mating portion of a mass attachment. In some embodiments, mass attachments can be used to configure the total mass of the device.01-29-2009
20110107647System and Method for Improving Performance of a Weapon Barrel - A harmonic barrel dampener operable to increase the accuracy of a weapon having a barrel. According to at least one embodiment, a harmonic barrel dampener comprises an outer portion that substantially encases or enwraps a significant portion of barrel, and wherein the harmonic barrel dampener further comprises at least one acoustic dampening material contained between the outer portion and a weapon's barrel, resulting in improved accuracy of projectiles fired from the weapon.05-12-2011
042099000 Magnetic holding devices 1
20130180152TACTICAL ACCESSORY MOUNT, AIMING DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR SECURING A TACTICAL ACCESSORY TO A PISTOL - The present invention is directed to a tactical accessory mount and aiming system, which may be magnetically secured to the slide of a pistol. The tactical accessory mount may have a longitudinal axis. The tactical accessory mount further may include a first wall substantially aligned with the longitudinal axis, a second wall spaced from the first wall, and a third wall disposed between the first and second walls. The third wall may include an inner surface with a first opening and a magnet disposed in the first opening. The inner surface and magnet may form a substantially planar surface. The first, second and third walls may form a three sided compartment which is configured and dimensioned to be slidably received on a pistol slide. The substantially planar surface may be positioned to magnetically adhere to the pistol slide and secure the tactical accessory mount to the pistol slide.07-18-2013
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20100154276Accessory mount apparatus - Block-bracing apparatus including at least three plugs threadedly engageable through a block, and retaining rings engaging the block threaded oppositely to the threaded plugs and retainably engaging the plugs. A key tool is provided to tighten the plugs and retaining rings. A longitudinally oriented T-rail projects radially from the block. A slide body engages the T-rail and includes a locking mechanism, a lamp assembly, a logically switched power control, a power cable, and a control cable with interchangeable switches.06-24-2010
20110192068MODULAR FIREARM ACCESSORY MOUNT - A modular system for mounting firearm accessories includes a first accessory mounting member attachable directly to the firearm accessory and a second firearm mounting member to which first accessory mounting member may be removably joined. The first and second mounting members are frictionally engaged with interlocking barb(s) and a retention pin. One or more of barbs project from the first mounting member, each having a substantially rounded tip and a tapered or gradually decreasing diameter shaft, and are received within a complementary shaped aperture on the second mounting member. A retention pin disposed within a transverse channel in the second mounting member, and having corresponding area(s) of reduced diameter along the shaft thereof, is removably secured against the barb(s) at a right angle thereto when the barbs are received within the second mounting member, frictionally securing the two members together. The first mounting member may have various shapes and configurations, as well as attachment mechanisms, for securing a firearm accessory directly thereto prior to its engagement with the second mounting member on the firearm.08-11-2011
20130074392DETACHABLE RIFLE-MOUNTED AMMUNITION CARRIER AND METHODS OF USE - What is disclosed is The present inventive concept is generally directed to a magnetic, detachable, side-mounted, ammunition carrier for a gun, specifically for a rifle or shotgun. Generally speaking, the carrier is detachably located by a user on one of the sides of ammunition-chamber loading region of a rifle or shotgun. In an embodiment, the ammunition carrier is comprised of a substantially rigid, magnetic substrate on which is a plurality of flexible, elastic, radially closed, loops/sleeves that are each adapted to receive a shotgun shell or other round of ammunition. The ammunition carrier allows for the easy mounting and access of extra ammunition without having to modify the firearm from its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) configuration. In some variations, the ammunition carrier is further equipped with a non-magnetic tab of sorts to aid a user in the easy detachment of the device from the metal side of the firearm.03-28-2013
20130205638RECEIVER LIGHT FOR INSPECTING CHAMBER AND BREECH AREA OF A FIREARM - A firearm receiver apparatus comprises a receiver body and a light emitting device. The receiver body includes a bolt carrier bore and a cartridge ejection port. The bolt carrier bore extends between first and second end portions of the receiver body. The cartridge ejection port extends through a sidewall of the receiver body and intersects the bolt carrier bore. The light emitting device is attached to the sidewall in a manner for causing at least a portion of a beam of light emitted therefrom to be directed through the cartridge ejection port into the bolt carrier bore.08-15-2013
20130031820Accessory Rails with Slot Adapters and Mechanisms of Use - The accessory rail is mountable on a primary device, such as a firearm, for releasably attaching an auxiliary device directly to the accessory rail. The accessory rail generally includes a rail body and at least one slot adapter, which is integrally formed within the rail body, for receiving attachment means of the auxiliary device.02-07-2013
20130036646Modular Accessory System For Rifle - A rifle is provided. The rifle comprises a barrel, a handguard partly axially surrounding the barrel, and a modular accessory system. The modular accessory system comprises a housing and a modular accessory support system positioned within the housing, wherein the support system includes at least two modular accessory slots. The modular accessory system also comprises a modular accessory removably secured and individually adjustable within each slot. The housing partly axially surrounds the barrel and is positioned axially adjacent to the handguard such that a combination of the handguard and the housing surrounds the barrel completely in an axial manner. Support system configurations of preferably either tray-type or platform-type may be contemplated. The modular accessory system may further comprise a common power source and a display system. A modular accessory system for rifles capable of exchangeably mounting accessories thereto in plug-and-play fashion is therefore achieved.02-14-2013
20120180365Rail Extension Device - A rail extension device for a belt fed machine gun includes a first and a second section of rail for mounting auxiliary devices, the second section being rotatable relative to the first section to prevent a collision between an auxiliary device mounted on the second section of rail and the weapon when a feed tray cover is opened to reload.07-19-2012
20120180364VOLTAGE-FREE CONNECTOR INTEGRATED IN A WEAPON RAIL - A universal rail for a firearm has a plurality of through holes and a plurality of attachment points for ancillary equipment along a length of the universal rail, a fastener so as to be fastenable to the firearm, and a power or signal connection point arranged in at least one attachment point of the plurality of attachment points. The power or signal connection point has at least two contact pins surrounded by a seal, and a resilient portion and inner contact faces. The power or signal connection point is further connected to conductors arranged in the universal rail. The resilient portion ensures that the at least two contact pins and contact points are out of contact with each other when the ancillary equipment is not mounted on the universal rail.07-19-2012
20120180363APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING ACCESSORIES ON THE ACCESSORY RAIL OF A WEAPON - The Accessory Mounting Apparatus uses a quick release clamp for mounting and securely attaching accessories to a dove-tail shaped accessory rail. This apparatus allows for quick assembling and disassembling of accessories and tactical equipment on a weapon accessory rail system. The Accessory Mounting Apparatus consists of a base, latching arm, and over-centered lever to apply clamping force, where the base of the clamping device is keyed to align with a dove-tail shaped rail and fix its location in the direction of the barrel. The latching arm is slid over the dovetail in the accessory rail and the over-centered lever is closed to clamp the device securely around the accessory rail, fixing it in all directions.07-19-2012
20130047483Firearm multi-purpose tool - A multi-purpose firearm servicing tool has an elongated tool body having a first end portion and a second end portion. A bit engaging socket is provided at the first end portion of the elongated tool body. A plurality of deposit scraping structures are positioned around a longitudinal centerline axis of the tool body at the second end portion thereof. A gas tube clamp is provided at a position between the first and second end portions of the elongated tool body. Opposing tube clamp surfaces of the gas tube clamp are selectively movable between a tube clamping configuration and a tube receiving configuration.02-28-2013
20090307954Adaptor mount for gun - An adaptor mount is provided for use with a gun having a Picatiny rail. A first accessory may be mounted on a first portion of the Picatiny rail of the gun. The adaptor mount has a clamp, and a mount piece having a body and a platform that, together with the clamp, defines a receiving space. The adaptor mount further includes an auxiliary Picatiny rail extending transverse to the body of the mount, with a second accessory mounted on the auxiliary Picatiny rail. A fixing screw extends through the auxiliary Picatiny rail, the body, the receiving space and the clamp, and a locking nut is positioned adjacent the clamp and engaged to the fixing screw. A second portion of the Picatiny rail of the gun is received inside the receiving space to secure the adaptor mount to the Picatiny rail of the gun.12-17-2009
20130067789GUN WITH SIDE MOUNTING PLATE - An accessory is mountable to the side plate of a gun. The accessory may be a sighting device including a light source (preferably a laser), and a power source connectable to the light source. The side plate is positioned on the gun, which is preferably a revolver, preferably by being screwed to it. The side plate includes an attachment mechanism that is preferably located behind the trigger guard and behind the gun cylinder, wherein the accessory is attachable to the attachment mechanism.03-21-2013
20120102805ECCENTRIC RAIL NUT AND ECCENTRIC RAIL MOUNTING SYSTEM - An eccentric rail mounting system is disclosed. In various embodiments, this system comprises an eccentric rail nut for off-center mounting of a rail on a firearm. The eccentric rail nut has an exterior surface that defines a central axis of the nut and a main bore that defines a central axis of the main bore that is displaced from the central axis of the nut. Components and methods are disclosed in a variety of embodiments.05-03-2012
20130055613TOP OPENING, MODULAR TOP RAIL, MULTI-RIFLE ADAPTABLE FREE FLOAT RAIL ADAPTOR SYSTEM (ARM-R) - An improved Rail Adaptor System/Rail Accessory System (RAS) which attaches to a firearm. The rail is top opening, modular, and free floats the barrel. Provided is a rigid, lightweight, strong platform for mounting firearm accessories. Heat transmission from the barrel assembly to the user is limited. The user is also protected from ventilated gases originating from the operating system. A quick detachable top rail section is provided so that the gas system may be easily accessed. This removable top section of the rail is what makes this device unique because the RAS may be installed without removing the barrel, gas system, front sight base, flash hider or the barrel nut. The herein described RAS is adaptable to a wide variety of firearms with the use of conversion parts. The top tail “returns to zero” on reinstallation allowing the remounting of various optics and electronic gun sites without the need to realign them.03-07-2013
20130055614RAIL MOUNTED AND INTEGRATED TIE DOWN BRACKET WITH ENGAGEMENT JAWS FOR RETAINING A LOSS PREVENTING LANYARD EXTENDING FROM A RAIL MOUNTED WEAPON ACCESSORY - The present invention teaches a tie down bracket for restraining an extending lanyard associated with a weapon rail mounted accessory. The bracket includes a first body portion supported by the rail and a second body portion releasably engaged to the first body portion. The body portions exhibit opposing surfaces between which is placed a length of the lanyard prior to compressing the body portions against one another to engage and fix the lanyard.03-07-2013
20090293334Firearm fastener - Embodiments include a method and apparatus for removably connecting a firearm, accessory, or tool to a surface, material, object, belt, vehicle, pocket, or tactical equipment. The apparatus may include a first connecting member operatively connectible to the firearm, accessory, or tool and a second connecting member operatively connectible to the surface, material, object, belt, vehicle, pocket, or tactical equipment. The first connecting member and second connecting member are capable of connection to one another to connect the firearm, accessory, or tool to the surface, material, object, belt, vehicle, pocket, or tactical equipment.12-03-2009
20130061507MUZZLE LOADING RAMROD - A ramrod for a muzzleloader is provided. The ramrod includes a shaft having a knob releasably coupled to one end thereof, the knob having a rounded end and a tapered end that oppose one another. The knob may have a central bore therein, and the shaft may be inserted into the central bore. The tapered end of the knob is configured with respect to the shaft to allow any object that contacts the shaft and slides along the shaft to also slide along and eventually off of the tapered end of the knob without snagging or catching the knob. The rounded end of the knob is positioned at a distal end of the shaft and is configured with respect to the shaft to allow a user of the ramrod to place his/her palm against the rounded end while operating the ramrod to load a muzzleloader.03-14-2013
20130061506ACCESSORY ATTACHING DEVICE FOR STANDARDIZED SMALL ARM MOUNTING RAILS - The present invention is an easily detachable “rail clip” to provide an inexpensive, rapid and secure fastening means to affix sight components, flashlights, lasers, electrical wires, tags, tools, carrying straps, or other tactical gear or accessories to a standardized firearm mounting rail as defined by MIL-STD-1913(AR). The herein disclosed rail clip is economically manufactured as a single piece spring without moving parts, can be operated silently, can be repositioned in seconds, and can be attached and detached from the weapon without the need for any tool making this an important alternative attachment means for military and police forces.03-14-2013
20090235568Firearm Pre-Muzzle Lead Emission Containment Device - A device for limiting, controlling, and disposing of lead particles released from a firearm's openings and leakage areas rear of the muzzle. The device is composed of a cylindrical clear polycarbonate enclosure mounted on an aluminum frame which encloses the firearm and the shooters hands. A small opening at the rear of the cylinder allows the firearm muzzle to discharge the projectile. A restricted opening at the front of the cylinder allows the shooter to place hands and firearm within the enclosure. The clear Polycarbonate provides light entry and visibility while affording the shooter some protection against a malfunctioning firearm. The enclosure is under negative air pressure in relation to the environment outside the enclosure. The negative air pressure is provided by either the bullet retention system that the device is mounted to or separately by a connection to a commercially available High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter vacuum.09-24-2009
20090000174Method and apparatus for rapid mounting and dismounting of a firearm accessory - A firearm accessory mount includes a main part with a rail receiving portion extending in a first direction that can receive a firearm mount rail, and includes a holding part with a rail engaging portion. The holding part is movable relative to the main part so that the rail engaging portion moves approximately parallel to a second direction forming an angle to the first direction. An adjusting portion positionally adjusts the rail engaging portion with respect to the main part, approximately parallel to a third direction transverse to each of the first and second directions. A manually operable member is operatively coupled to the holding part so that the holding part is moved approximately parallel to the second direction in response to movement of the member.01-01-2009
20130160342FORCIBLE ENTRY DEVICE - A forcible entry device or door breaching device for attachment to the muzzle of a rifle or shotgun. The device includes a ram which is driven into the door by the explosive gases discharged from a blank cartridge or shell.06-27-2013
20120159831MACHINE GUN ACCESSORY MOUNT - In one example, an accessory mount for a gun, such as a machine gun, can include a base configured for attachment of the accessory mount to the gun, a holding mechanism for fixing the position of the base in relation to the gun, and an elongated accessory mounting arm coupled to the base and extending forwardly therefrom, the arm comprising a beam having a vertical web with at least one flange disposed at an upper and/or a lower end thereof.06-28-2012
20120285066SINGLE SHOTGUN SHELL MOUNTING DEVICE - A shotgun mountable shell holder is provided for holding a single shotgun shell therein. The shell holder includes a rigid body having an external mounting surface provided with a track slidably mounted and frictionally retained on a rail arrangement having at least one rail attached externally of a shotgun. The rigid body also includes an internal shell receiving and engaging structure sized and shaped to slidably receive and frictionally retain the single shotgun shell therein. The track and the rail have mating dovetail-shaped cross sections.11-15-2012
20120285065SHOTGUN MOUNTING SYSTEM - A shotgun mounting system includes a shotgun having a receiver provided with a firing chamber adapted to receive and eject shotgun cartridges therefrom, a shell mounted on and at least partially covering the receiver and a rail arrangement located on the shell and adapted to mount a shotgun accessory to the shell in an adjustable position on the rail arrangement.11-15-2012
20110167703Mount Adapter Device Utilizing a Push System - A mount adapter device is disclosed which utilizes a spring-loaded push system that employs a dual locking mechanism to releasably, consistently, and securely lock accessories to a weapon accessory rail. The mount adapter device generally includes a first base member, a second base member, a push rod member, and a resilient member. The push rod member slidably connects the first base member and the second base member. The first base member is linearly slidable into engagement with the second base member in a first direction, and the second base member is linearly slidable into engagement with the first base member in a second direction which is opposite the first direction. The first base member includes a first clamping member for engaging one edge of the rail. The second base member includes a second clamping member for engaging an opposite edge of the rail. The resilient member provides a spring force and is arranged to force the first clamping member to move in the first direction into locking engagement with the first edge of the rail while simultaneously forcing the second clamping member to move in the second direction into locking engagement with the second edge of the rail. A knob on the push rod member may be rotated down the push rod member to provide the device with a second locked position.07-14-2011
20110271575MUZZLE DEVICE AND METHOD OF TUNING THEREOF - A muzzle device for simultaneously mitigating the four major physical effects caused when a projectile is fired; muzzle climb, concussion, and recoil without an increased muzzle flash signature is provided. The muzzle device can include a cylindrical body defining an expansion chamber and can include a securing mechanism arranged at a proximal end and an end wall arranged at a distal end. An opening sized for a projectile can be arranged in the distal end wall. At least one distal tuning vent can be arranged in the distal end wall about the opening. A plurality of radial exhaust vents can be arranged through a cylindrical wall of the cylindrical body. The expansion chamber can define a fixed volume and the tuning and exhaust vents can define an open area. A ratio between the fixed volume and the open area can be about 0.6 to 1 to about 0.9 to 1. A method of tuning a muzzle device is also provided.11-10-2011
20110283587Pistol Cocking Assistive Device - At least one cam lock and an opposing structure form a compression channel for receiving and engaging a pistol slide. When the pistol is moved in a certain direction through the compression channel, the one or more cam locks and opposing structure engage the pistol's slide and translate some of the forward motion force into a compressive force on the sides of the slide. At a point where the compressive force overcomes the force of the main spring of the pistol, the pistol frame driven by the user moves forward relative to the slide, thereby racking the slide of the pistol.11-24-2011
20110296731ROTATING MOUNT FOR WEAPON SIGHT ACCESSORY - A mount for mounting an accessory to a weapon includes a base portion with a forward edge and a rearward edge with a fore-aft axis extending therebetween. The fore-aft axis is parallel to the longitudinal axis of the weapon when attached thereto. A upper portion of the mount has a mounting surface for receiving an accessory. A pivot interconnects the base portion and the upper portion. The pivot has a pivot axis for rotation of the upper portion with respect to the base portion between a use position and a storage position. The upper portion in the use position is disposed above the base portion and in the storage position is disposed to a side of the base portion. The upper portion has a first edge that is a forward edge in the use position and a rearward edge in the storage position.12-08-2011
20110296732ARTICULATING MOUNT FOR WEAPON SIGHT ACCESSORY - A mount for mounting an accessory to a weapon has a base portion and an upper portion each with fore-aft axes. A first and a second link interconnect the upper portion and the base portion for articulation between a use position and a storage position. The upper portion in the use position is disposed above the base portion and the upper portion in the storage position is disposed to a side of the base portion. The fore-aft axis of the base portion and the fore-aft axis of the upper portion are parallel to one another in both the use position and in the storage position.12-08-2011
20110214329WEAPON ACCESSORY MOUNTING ADAPTER - A weapon accessory mounting adapter that increases the accessory mounting capacity of a weapon by utilizing a bipod stud or picatinny rail to attach accessories. This in turn, makes the weapon and its operator more responsive to changing shooting scenarios. The weapon accessory mounting adapter utilizes the bayonet mounting lug and flash suppressor of the weapon for temporary attachment of the accessories. This configuration allows the retention of weapon ergonomics when the weapon accessory mounting adapter is attached and maintains a low weapon weight when detached. Good ergonomics and low weight are important considerations in regard to effective weapon handling.09-08-2011
20110214328INTEGRATED RAIL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAKING AND USING SAME - Embodiments of the application can include an integrated rail system construction for a firearm with transverse ribs or tabs (e.g., picatinny rail) to include an undercut or slot at a front and/or rear face to cooperate with mounting structure for a detachable accessory. Embodiments of a rail structure can include a channel to pass wires used to power accessories mounted to the rail. Embodiments of the application can include methods for manufacturing an integral rail system.09-08-2011
20110167701ROTATABLE MOUNT FOR INTEGRATED RAIL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING SAME - Embodiments of the application can include an accessory support for a firearm (e.g., integrated rail system such as a picatinny rail) and methods for using the same. Embodiments of an accessory support can include an inner surface including a curved portion. Embodiments of an accessory support can operate in a first configuration having a slidable or rotatably interaction to the firearm and a second configuration having a locked or immovable interaction to the firearm.07-14-2011
20110167704Non-Invasive Accessory Mount for a Firearm - An improved accessory mount comprising a custom recoil spring guide assembly and a rail sleeve assembly. The custom spring guide assembly comprises a custom recoil spring guide rod having a tip and a shoulder, and a hollow custom recoil spring plug comprising a cylinder and a recessed collar. The rail sleeve assembly comprises a front plate, a sleeve incorporating a integral rails, and an attachment means, such as a retaining hole. A hollow boss having a rim is rigidly connected to the interior face of the front plate, and the front plate is securely connected to the sleeve. To attach the sleeve to the handgun, the tip of the custom rod is inserted into the boss causing the rim to be seated on the shoulder to create a first non-invasive point of fixity. The retaining hole in an extension of the sleeve fits snugly over the slidestop pin extension, thereby creating a second non-invasive point of fixity when the pin is inserted into the hole. The accessories can then be removably attached to the rails by means standard in the industry.07-14-2011
20120023803Magazine Mounted Spent Shell Receptacle - A shell catcher apparatus that is supported from a connection on a removable ammunition magazine and from there extends a receptacle shaped to catch and retain the spent shells as ejected from an auto-loading firearm. Supported on the magazine, the primary feature of avoiding direct mechanical connection to the firearm frame is achieved. The shell catcher to magazine attachment component may be a clamping bracket or alternatively a modified replacement of an OEM part such as a sole plate or outer case of the magazine. The receptacle component of the shell catcher is shaped in a manner to extend its opening to the location where the spent shells are ejected from the firearm action. By the nature of its function, any shell catcher design obstructs access to the action of the firearm. By mounting the shell catcher on the magazine they become unitized and are both removed when the magazine release button is operated. This allows the operator to quickly gain access for correcting firearm malfunctions without the need of tools.02-02-2012
20110197489Elevation Wrench - Tools commonly available for this purpose have taken the form of a flat blade with a central notch, or a tube with a slot through the tip. These types of tools do not offer sufficient engagement and do not transmit torque efficiently. Their exposed tabs are vulnerable and often break. At the tip of the Arsenal wrench is a socket designed to fit the front sight post. The wall thickness is maximized and the inside corners are filleted for stress relief. The AK elevation wrench is designed to fit the front sight post of weapons of the Kalashnikov design. It can adjust elevation zero by turning clockwise to raise the bullets point of impact and counterclockwise to lower the point of impact.08-18-2011
20110167702GUN SIGHT ADJUSTMENT DEVICE - A device for adjusting a gun sight disposed in a dovetail groove on a gun slide is presented. The device includes a pushing member having a protrusion and an opening formed for receiving the gun sight therethrough, where the pushing member is movable in a first direction. The device further includes a pressure plate moveable in the first direction and a tail assembly opposing the pressure plate and movable in a second direction, where the tail assembly and the pressure plate are for securing the gun slide therebetween. When the gun slide is secured between the tail assembly and the pressure plate, moving the pushing member moves the gun sight.07-14-2011
20090282720BUFFERED MOUNTING ASSEMBLY WITH MAGNETIC FOOT - A mounting assembly for mounting accessories to a dovetail rail on a firearm is provided. The mounting assembly includes a main body having a lower portion with a first engagement member extending downwardly along one side thereof and a clamping assembly installed into the main body opposite the engagement member such that the clamping assembly can be engaged and disengaged with the dovetail rail to hold the mounting assembly on the dovetail rail. In addition, a buffer pad is provided between the clamping assembly and the interface point on the dovetail rail to protect the rail from wear. The clamping assembly includes a means for retracting the buffer pad when the clamping assembly is in the disengaged position, the retraction means preferably being magnetic. Such that the buffer pad is held out of the way when mounting or dismounting the mounting assembly.11-19-2009
20090282721ATTACHABLE HANDGUN STORAGE ACCESSORY - An attachable storage receptacle for storing an accessory on a firearm comprises a storage receptacle body having a top portion, a bottom portion and a wall portion, and an attaching mechanism on the top portion of the storage receptacle body for releasably attaching the storage receptacle body to a bottom end of a firearm magazine. The wall portion is connected to the top portion at one end and the bottom portion at the other end, thereby forming a hollow inner portion for storing the accessory in the storage receptacle.11-19-2009
20110203152SYSTEMS FOR ATTACHING A NOISE SUPPRESSOR TO A FIREARM - Apparatus and methods for easily, quickly and reliably longitudinally securing and rotationally locking a noise suppressor or other auxiliary device to the muzzle end of a firearm barrel, and to a fixture such as a flash suppressor affixed to the muzzle end of the firearm, and for easily, quickly and reliably removing the noise suppressor or other auxiliary device therefrom.08-25-2011
20090007478GAS CYLINDER COMPONENTS FOR USE WITH FIREARMS - Methods and apparatus are described for gas cylinder components for use with a firearm with a barrel. The gas cylinder component includes a reception bore for receiving the barrel. Additionally, the gas cylinder component includes a torque-proof fixture that is under pre-stressing, wherein the torque-proof fixture comprises one or more bores tangential to the barrel further including a pin to create spring pinning action. Further, the gas cylinder component includes a foresight that is rotatable around an axis, and a demountable clamping device that secures at least one position of the foresight. The gas cylinder component is under spring pre-stressing and is torque proof on the barrel. Additionally, the gas cylinder component is to lock on the barrel. Further, the engagement of the gas cylinder component on the barrel is to substantially prevent the rotation of the gas cylinder apparatus relative to an axis of the barrel. Further yet, substantially all forces that are introduced to a front of the firearm is absorbed by the gas cylinder component and introduced into the barrel.01-08-2009
20100281745RIFLE LAUNCHER FOR SMALL UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAVS) - A launcher system and method for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), wherein the launcher system comprises a barrel comprising a prepackaged internal pusher cup configured behind the UAV housed within the barrel; an expansion chamber operatively connected around the barrel, wherein the barrel extends out of a first end of the expansion chamber; a muzzle adapter operatively connected to a second end of the expansion chamber, wherein the first end of the expansion chamber is positioned opposite to the second end of the expansion chamber; a rifle slip-fitted to the muzzle adapter; and a stand operatively connected to the expansion chamber, wherein a triggering of the rifle causes the internal pusher cup to push the UAV out of the barrel at a predetermined launch velocity in order to attain a predetermined self-propelled flight trajectory.11-11-2010
20100000138FIREARM HAVING AN EXPULSION DEVICE - The present invention provides for a firearm including a buttstock defining a first bore extending along a longitudinal axis and a receiver coupled to the buttstock. The receiver defines a second bore extending substantially parallel to the longitudinal axis and in fluid communication with the first bore. The receiver also defines an ejection port transverse to the longitudinal axis. The firearm further includes a bolt carrier disposed in the second bore and moveable relative to the receiver along the longitudinal axis between a firing position and a rearward position. The firearm also includes an expulsion device at least partially disposed in the buttstock for flowing air through the first and second bores and out the ejection port as the bolt carrier moves between the firing and rearward positions.01-07-2010
20080209789Pivotable accessory mount - An accessory mount for a firearm includes a base and an accessory receiver adapted for rotation about an adjustment axis with respect to the base. According to one embodiment, the base is received onto a mounting rail secured to the firearm and includes first and second portions removably attached to each other by a fastener to facilitate attachment of the base to the mounting rail. According to one embodiment, a pin is received by the base and by spaced support members of the accessory receiver to provide a rotatable connection. A locking mechanism locks the accessory receiver against relative rotation with respect to the base in one of a plurality of angular positions.09-04-2008
20090064558MULTIPLE MOUNT, IMPACT FACE, MUZZLE PROTECTIVE PISTOL ATTACHMENT - A length and width varying multiple mount, impact face, muzzle protective pistol attachment with custom trigger guard to give the end user a multitude of choices of where to mount third party products, systems and devices. Give the end user an offensive/defensive muzzle protection device in which to provide the most stable engineered platform to date for a pistol accessory mount/impact face to wit: The inventive device includes the unique attachment fastening system to the trigger guard.03-12-2009
20110138673Sliding Mount Adapter Device - A mount adapter device is disclosed which utilizes a sliding mechanism for repositioning accessories attached to a firearm between operative and inoperative positions relative to the firearm. The sliding mount adapter device generally includes a base member, a guiding member, and a sliding member. The base member is configured to be attached to a firearm. The sliding member includes an upper portion configured to receive and retain an accessory. The sliding member is slidably engaged with the guiding member such that the sliding member may be repositioned between a first position relative to the base member and a second position relative to the base member by being slidably moved across the guiding member which is connected to the base member.06-16-2011
20110219657Systems and Methods for Associating an Accessory with a Firearm - Embodiments of the invention can include systems and methods for associating an accessory with a firearm. According to one embodiment, an accessory having an accessory portion and an attachment portion can be provided. The accessory portion can be associated with any accessory a user may desire to associate with the firearm. The attachment portion can allow the accessory to be associated with a rail assembly of the firearm. The attachment portion can include a first mounting arm and a second mounting arm configured to be positioned about the rail assembly when the accessory is snapped about the rail assembly. Also included can be a securing mechanism for limiting the movement of the accessory along the length of the rail assembly when the accessory is snapped about the rail assembly.09-15-2011
20120227304DEVICE FOR MOUNTING AN ADDITIONAL DEVICE TO A FIREARM - A device for fixing an additional device, such as a scope or laser sighting device, to a firearm free of play and able to accommodate the ever-changing (recoil and spring-back) forces that occur on the engaging mechanism of the fixing device. In addition to a recoil lug contacting a first stop surface of a first groove, a further adjustable stop is provided, engaging a stop surface in a different groove in a direction opposite, along the line fire, to the first stop surface.09-13-2012
20090241397Rail Cover Panel for a Firearm - A panel system for covering a lengthwise segment of an elongate firearm mounting rail. The firearm mounting rail is a T-rail comprising a T-shaped cross-section with the top of the T corresponding to the top of the T-rail. The firearm T-rail further includes a number of transverse slots in the top spanning the length of the T-shaped cross-section. The panel system comprises at least one pair of identically shaped panel halves. Each panel half comprises a body having a top, a bottom, an abutting proximal edge and a distal edge. At least one axial tongue extends from the abutting proximal edge and a corresponding axial groove is defined in the body, with each axial groove having a groove mouth associated with the abutting proximal edge. A cantilevered clip extends from the abutting proximal edge. A clip receptacle is defined by the body. A proximally extending lip extends from the body bottom near the distal edge. Each panel half is configured so that with the abutting proximal edges brought into abutment, each axial tongue of each panel is received in a corresponding axial groove of the other and the proximally extending lip of the cantilevered clip engages the clip shoulder of the other.10-01-2009
20090255161Stock Mounted Load Bearing Assembly - The invention is an improved load bearing arrangement for use with firearms. The system comprises a cylindrical body with a sealing cap, mounting structure on the body including a plurality of mounting tabs and a “T” rail with matching structure on the stock. The mounting tabs are only partially fastened on the body so as to form hooks which will secure the body from behind the structure on the stock. The “T” rail interfaces with a corresponding notch on the rear of the stock and is secured with the stock's butt pad. A water-tight cap is also provided, which is also capable of removal and replacement without removing the remaining structure from the stock.10-15-2009
20100154275MAGAZINE WELL EXTENSION - A magazine well extension for a firearm having a magazine well in a lower receiver, the magazine well extension including a substantially hollow body including a magazine well extension portion, for covering and extending beyond an opening of the magazine well of the firearm, the magazine well extension portion being adapted and configured to guide a magazine into the magazine well of the firearm and coupling elements for coupling the body about the lower receiver of the firearm. The inner surface of the body is contoured to conform to the outer surface of the lower receiver, and the body is shaped as a grip, for use as a fore grip on the firearm.06-24-2010
20090077855RIFLE MOUNT - The rifle mount of the present invention comprises a recoil lug having an aperture formed therethrough, wherein the lug further includes about its periphery at least one accessory mounting point. The recoil lug rifle mount of the present invention is a one piece mounting system which has an integral recoil lug that is sandwiched between the receiver and barrel creating a more rigid mounting system that is in an ergonomic operating area.03-26-2009
20100236124RAIL COVER FOR A FIREARM - A rail cover for use on a handcover having a rail. The rail cover includes a body having opposing side edges, a top surface and a bottom surface. Parallel sidewalls depend from the bottom surface to define a socket therebetween for slidably engaging the rail of the handguard. A snap clip is carried by the body and is movable between a raised position for allowing sliding engagement with a rail of a handguard and a lowered position wherein a portion thereof is received within a slot of the handguard and prevents sliding engagement thereof.09-23-2010
20100236123CLAMP FOR RETAIL DISPLAY OF EXTRA FIREARM BARREL - A display clamp, and related method, are disclosed for removably attaching a second, interchangeable barrel to a fully assembled long gun (i.e., a shotgun or rifle) for display purposes only, wherein the extra barrel's gas cylinder or lug is suspended from the long gun's magazine tube, and held in place by the shotgun's/rifle's removable magazine cap. The method and apparatus allow a retail store (or buyer) to display the firearm and extra barrel as a combination unit either vertically or horizontally oriented within display cases.09-23-2010
20120124882SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CARRYING FIREARMS - A system is provided for simultaneously carrying two firearms is provided wherein said system has a first firearm; a receiving bracket attached to said first firearm; a second firearm having a trigger; a holster housing said second firearm, said holster having a mounting bracket acting in concert with said receiving bracket such that said mounting bracket is releasably attached to said receiving bracket, and wherein said holster restricts access to said trigger of said second firearm housed within said holster.05-24-2012
20110099878Folding Stack Plate for Foregrips - Adapter devices, apparatus, systems and methods of allowing a firearm to be supported by a foldable fore grip/gun handle. The fore grip gun handle can have bipod type legs that can be extendable from the handle. The fore grip handle can be just a vertical extension. The adapter can allow for the fore grip/gun handle to move from a fold back position along the bottom of the firearm so that the firearm can be easily carried, and the adapter to can allow for the handle to move down to a vertical support position beneath the firearm when the firearm is to be used. The adapter can also support a light in both a folded position and in a downwardly extended position, where light can be aimed forward, rearward to the side and/or pointed down from the firearm. The adapter can allow for a dual functioning component that can be either or both a fore grip and/or a light source.05-05-2011
20090113778REDUCED EYE RELIEF, CO-WITNESSING SIGHT MOUNT - Embodiments of the present invention relate to a mounting assembly for mounting a reticle type sight on a long gun. The mounting assembly includes a mounting plate for securing the mounting assembly to a rearward portion of a long gun, and a mounting block coupled to a top portion of the mounting plate. The mounting plate has one or more connection elements to enable a reticle type sight to be coupled to the mounting block.05-07-2009
20090038198Rail arrangement for firearm - A rail arrangement, which is adapted for mounting one or more accessories on a frame portion of a firearm, includes a supporting frame for attaching to the frame portion of the firearm along a longitudinal axis thereof and a rail system. The supporting frame includes a top mounting rail arranged for longitudinally extending on the frame portion, and two angled mounting rails inclinedly and sidewardly extended from the top mounting rail. The rail system includes one or more mounting structures providing of the top mounting rail and two angled mounting rails of the supporting frame for detachably mounting the accessory at one of the top mounting rail and the angled mounting rails of the supporting frame so as to selectively adjust a position of the accessory with respect to the firearm.02-12-2009
20100313461Electronic device mount system with strap - An electronic device mounting system can be used to attach electronic devices, such as rangefinders and video cameras, to weapons. The mounting system includes a support portion for resiliently supporting the electronic device and a mounting portion for attaching the support portion and attached electronic device to a weapon. The support portion is universal in that it can be used with a number of interchangeable mounting portions. Each mounting portion is adapted for securing the support portion to a particular type of weapon or weapon accessory.12-16-2010
20110126443Handguard system for firearms - A handguard system for connecting an accessory to a firearm has a tubular body having a bore size to closely receive the body of the barrel nut. The tubular body has a tapered wedge portion that defines a gap therein. There may be a tapered clamp element adapted to fit over the wedge. The clamp element may be operable to squeeze the gap as the clamp element is pushed onto the wedge. The squeezing of the gap is operable to clamp the tubular body to the body of the barrel nut. The tubular body and the body of the barrel nut may each include a mating feature that prevents longitudinal movement of the tubular body while the mating features are engaged. The tubular body and the upper receiver may each include a mating feature that prevents rotational movement of the tubular body while the mating features are engaged.06-02-2011
20110000121Vision system - A visual aid comprising: (a) a frame having a fastener allowing selective coupling of the frame to a barrel of a firearm, the frame having a trigger end, a barrel end opposing the trigger end and first and second opposed lateral ends, the frame having coordinate system comprising, (i) a longitudinal axis running through the trigger and barrel ends of the frame, the longitudinal axis having a positive direction from an origin on the frame towards the barrel end and a negative direction from the origin on the frame towards the trigger end, (ii) a lateral axis running through the first and second opposed lateral ends and perpendicular to the longitudinal axis, the lateral axis having a positive direction from the origin on the frame towards the first lateral end and a negative direction from the origin on the frame towards the second lateral end, and (iii) a vertical axis perpendicular to the longitudinal and lateral axes, the vertical axis having a positive direction above the frame and a negative direction below the frame; (b) a first mirror mounted to the frame and facing in a direction having a negative longitudinal component and a positive lateral component and having an angle with respect to both the longitudinal and lateral axes; and (c) a second mirror mounted to the frame and facing in a direction having a negative longitudinal component and a negative lateral component, and having an angle with respect to both the longitudinal and lateral axes, where the first and second mirrors provide two substantially lateral lines of sight to a viewer positioned distal from the trigger end of the frame and parallel to the longitudinal axis.01-06-2011
20100180485RIFLE ACCESSORY RAIL, COMMUNICATION, AND POWER TRANSFER SYSTEM - POWER DISTRIBUTION - The present invention is related to weapons systems. In particular, the present invention is directed to accessory attachment systems for rifles and small arms weapons that enable attached accessory devices to draw power from a central power source and communicate with the user and/or other devices. The present invention embodies firearm systems comprising at least one mounting rail comprising at least one power connection, at least one power source, at least one rail accessory, wherein the at least one rail accessory receives electrical power from the power source.07-22-2010
20120266514GUN RAIL ATTACHMENTS, COMPONENTS, ACCESSORIES AND SYSTEMS - Gun rail attachments, gun components and accessories and systems include attachment bodies made of polymeric materials with hardness ratings and ranges which are generally flexible and malleable and heat resistant. Reinforcing members are combined with the attachment bodies for secure attachment to gun rails and grips with only the polymeric attachment bodies exposed. Pockets, cavities and channels are formed in the attachment bodies for receiving wires, devices, device modules, components or accessories for guns.10-25-2012
20110239513MODULAR RAIL ATTACHMENT SYSTEM - A modular rail attachment hand guard system can fit aftermarket gas piston equipped military and sporting rifles. The modular rail attachment hand guard system may include a removable upper section, the upper section having two lower longitudinal sides, and a lower section where the lower section has at least two longitudinal sides. The removable upper section may be secured via a single fastener and the removable upper section can be removed after the single fastener is released.10-06-2011
20110239514Ammunition Carrier for Firearm Stock - An ammunition carrier for attaching one or more cartridges to a firearm. The ammunition carrier may comprise a base member for securing the carrier to the stock of a firearm such as a long gun and a cartridge holder for releasably retaining one or more cartridges within a plurality of cartridge storage loops. A releasable connection between the base member and the cartridge holder allows for the cartridge holder and the cartridges held therein to be quickly and easily removed from the stock of the firearm such as when the firearm is to be placed in a case for storage or transport. A cover may also be associated with the ammunition carrier for covering at least a portion of the one or more cartridges and the cover is at least partially moveable to permit selective removal of the one or more cartridges.10-06-2011
20100037504RIFLE BODY - Rifle body with a basic carrier for anchoring a stock and a barrel, wherein the base carrier is provided on at least one side with the first part of at least one snap fastener connection for detachably anchoring elements which are equipped with the second part of said snap fastener connection.02-18-2010
20110099879Rail Cover Panel for a Firearm - A panel system for covering a lengthwise segment of an elongate firearm mounting rail. The panel system comprises at least one pair of identically shaped panel halves. Each panel half comprises a body having a top, a bottom, an abutting proximal edge and a distal edge. At least one axial tongue extends from the abutting proximal edge and a corresponding axial groove having a groove mouth is defined in the body. A cantilevered clip extends from the abutting proximal edge. A clip receptacle is defined by the body. A proximally extending lip extends from the body bottom near the distal edge. Each panel half is configured so that with the abutting proximal edges brought into abutment, each axial tongue of each panel is received in a corresponding axial groove of the other and each cantilevered clip engages the clip receptacle of the other.05-05-2011
20100229449RAIL CLAMP MOUNT - A rail clamp mount that may be quickly and easily firmly secured to a rail, such as a rail carried by a gun, and that may be quickly and easily released from the rail. A preferred embodiment comprises a mount base including a first rail-engaging surface; a generally U-shaped, somewhat elastic clamping member carried by the mount base and including two second rail-engaging surfaces at the ends of the legs of the U, and a third second rail-engaging surface at the end of the center section of the clamping member between the legs of the U, the second rail-engaging surfaces being opposed to and transversely spaced from the first rail-engaging surface; a cam mechanism mounting the clamping member to the mount base for imparting transverse movement to the clamping member when actuated; and an actuator for the cam mechanism including a throw handle.09-16-2010
20110099877SYSTEM FOR MOUNTING AN ACCESSORY TO A FIREARM - Methods and apparatus for mounting accessories to firearms are described. A base includes a first alignment feature and a clamp that rigidly secures the base to the firearm. An actuator includes an accessory mount and a second alignment feature that engages with the first alignment feature to enable a substantially linear movement of the actuator relative to the base. A fastener secures the actuator to the base at a predetermined position relative to the base.05-05-2011
20110056111Process to produce a silencer tube with minimal wall thickness - A method for reducing the weight of a silencer without compromising durability. By reducing the silencer housing wall thickness weight is removed from the silencer module. Areas on the housing where material is removed are primarily selected based on the internal pressure generated in a given chamber of the silencer. Further, removal of external material is selected based on the baffle arrangement. Individual chamber pressure is influenced by the muzzle pressure of the host firearm and the baffle style and baffle orientation within the silencer being used.03-10-2011
20110056110Tool for deactivating small arms - A device and method for deactivating firearms is described herein. The device includes a casing having a nozzle and a plunger for dispensing a bonding material out of the nozzle. The device is inserted into the barrel of a weapon, and the material is injected into the barrel near the bolt face of the weapon. The bonding material enters the working mechanism of the firearm and hardens, interfering with operation of the firearm.03-10-2011
20110030263Mount for mounting accessories on a fire arm - A mount for mounting an accessory (02-10-2011
20100263255Supplemental magazine holder for a firearm - The supplemental magazine holder for a firearm is quickly and easily installed upon and removed from a handgun or other firearm, and temporarily and removably holds an extra ammunition magazine at the ready for rapid replacement in the firearm as needed. The magazine holder is longitudinally symmetrical to provide for its reversal for installation with the magazine holder sleeve disposed to either side of the weapon, as desired. The attachment bracket portion may be configured to attach to a conventional accessory attachment rail, e.g., Picatinny rail or the like, or to clamp to the frame of the weapon as required. An additional embodiment is laterally symmetrical with a magazine holder sleeve extending to each side of the attachment bracket.10-21-2010
20110146128CLAMPING SYSTEM FOR MOUNTING OPTICAL DEVICES ONTO A PICATINNY-RAIL - A clamping system for mounting accessory devices onto a rail type mount such as a Picatinny-rail is characterized in that the clamping system comprises at least one body which is passed through by a cross bolt or a cross screw and wherein the cross bolt or cross screw have a stop bar which engages in a cross slot when mounted to the rail of the rail type mount.06-23-2011
20110209378APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE FOR UNIFORM MUZZLE LOADING - The present invention relates to an apparatus for loading a barrel of a muzzle loading firearm to provide powder and a projectile at a breach end of the barrel. The apparatus comprises: (i) a handle having a central longitudinal axis and adapted to be gripped by one hand, the handle having an opening between opposed ends along the axis; (ii) a moveable casing having a head and mounted in the opening adjacent one end of the handle and adapted to receive a ramrod of the muzzle loading rifle into the casing; (iii) a retaining means for retaining the casing within the opening, the retaining means mounted on the handle with at least a portion of the retaining means mounted inside the opening; and (iv) a coil spring mounted in the opening inside the handle between the portion of the retaining means mounted in the opening and the head of the casing. When the ramrod is used to force the projectile onto powder in the barrel at the breach end, the casing is moved towards the portion of the starter against the coil spring to pressure the projectile against the powder. The retaining means can comprise a starter for the projectile extending from one end of the handle. The starter is adapted to start a projectile in the barrel of the muzzle loading firearm.09-01-2011
20110154710FIREARM ATTACHMENT - An attachment for the slide assembly of a firearm. The attachment includes a pair of laterally opposed arms, each arm having a proximal end and a distal end, the arms being joined by a central portion oriented perpendicular to the arms, the arms and the central portion defining a void therebetween for receiving a portion of the slide assembly, a bridging portion having a radius, disposed in the void and coupled to the central portion, and a flange portion coupled to the bridging portion and having a radius greater than the radius of the bridging portion.06-30-2011
20100212207LUBRICATING APPARATUS FOR A THREADED RIFLE BREECH - A nozzle for lubricating an internally threaded rifle breech. The nozzle has a body defining a bore, with an inlet end adapted to receive a supply of lubricant. The body has an opposed end portion having a cylindrical wall and an enclosed free end. The cylindrical wall has a number of lubricant exit apertures. The body may be L-shaped, and the inlet may be threaded for connection to a lubricant container. The cylindrical wall may have an external diameter less than an adjacent portion diameter, so that a shoulder is formed to limit insertion depth. A cap may be provided to cover the exit apertures so that the body may remain attached to the lubricant container.08-26-2010
20120198744PISTOL ACCESSORY - An accessory for a semi-automatic pistol having a slide, the accessory including a pair of protruding engaging members for engagement by a hand or fingers of a user, a mounting element coupled to each engaging member, for releasably mounting the engaging member on the slide of the pistol. Preferably, the accessory further includes a mounting plate slideably engagable in a rear slot of the slide, and the mounting elements are affixable to the mounting plate.08-09-2012
20100281747FIREARM ATTACHABLE BULLET TRAP - A firearm attachable bullet trap for use on a gas operated firearm having a compensator attached to the barrel. The bullet trap captures bullets from live rounds and provides an visual and tactile indication of live rounds having been fired. The bullet trap is designed for the shooting of blank rounds, but is adapted to handle live rounds having a bullet in a semi-automatic or automatic firearm.11-11-2010
20110113669AR15/M16 Rifle Variant Bolt Cleaning and Polishing Tool - An AR-15/M-16 rifle variant bolt cleaning and polishing tool comprising three pieces designed for scraping the carbon build up off of a dirty AR-15/M-16 rifle variant bolt, then polishing the residual carbon completely off the bolt tail. The scraping is accomplished by means of a scraping blade with a radius that matches the bolt tail and rotating the bolt tail against this blade while applying pressure. The polishing is accomplished by inserting a scouring pad between the polishing arm and the main body of the tool and then applying pressure to the polishing arm creating torque to polish off residual carbon.05-19-2011
20110113668Multi-clip magazine assembly for rifles - An apparatus for detachably joining together a plurality of individual ammunition magazines to form a multiple magazine assembly in which the individual magazines are alternately insertable into the firearm. The apparatus includes a connector block with outwardly-directed mounting faces having locating features that form a sliding engagement with recesses in the bases of the magazines. A coupling piece mounts to an end of the connector block and includes projecting tab portions that enter cooperating recesses in the forward sides of the magazine so as to hold the magazines in place on the mounting faces of the connector block. An adjuster screw can be loosened to withdraw the retaining tabs so that the individual magazines can be placed or removed from the mounting faces of the connector block, and then tightened to hold the magazines firmly against the connector block to complete the assembly. The connector block may be triangular with mounting faces for three magazines. The connector block may be triangular with mounting faces for three magazines.05-19-2011
20120198745RAPID ATTACHMENT/DETACHMENT MECHANISM FOR WEAPON-MOUNTABLE LIGHTING DEVICES - A mechanism adapted for rapid attachment/detachment of a lighting device to a rail system of a host weapon system. The mechanism includes a body, a fixed rail clamp, and a floating rail clamp that is adjustably attached to the body in an opposing manner to the fixed rail clamp to provide a clamping effect therebetween. The floating rail clamp has a recess in a surface opposite the fixed rail clamp. A holding screw passes through a bore in the fixed rail clamp, and a clamp screw passes through a slot in the floating rail clamp and is threaded into one end of the holding screw. An oppositely-disposed end of the clamp screw protrudes within the recess of the floating rail clamp, and a cam arm has a first end pivotably coupled to the second end of the clamp screw and an oppositely-disposed distal end that protrudes from the recess.08-09-2012
20110131859FIREARM MOUNT - An accessory mount is designed to fit and permanently mount on the underside of a firearm. The mount may enable a user to mount an accessory, such as a laser sight, a tactical light, or the like, to the firearm. The mount may be secured to the firearm through a plurality of screws. The mount may include a standard accessory rail system, such as a picatinny or MIL-STD-1913 rail, a Weaver rail, a NATO accessory rail, or the like.06-09-2011
20100031553RAIL ATTACHMENT MECHANISM - A rail mounting mechanism for coupling an auxiliary device to a weapon has an eccentric hub and a blade with a lever arm that can be used to overcome tolerances in mounting rails to provide a consistent grasp of the rail.02-11-2010
20110131858MOUNTING RAIL - A fire arm that includes a mounting rail having remotely powered electrical connectors with which modified prior art tactical accessories, such as tactical lights, night vision devices, laser sighting modules and the like can be interconnected. More particularly, the mounting rail of the invention includes electrical connectors that are operably interconnected with a relatively large, long life battery mounted in the stock of the firearm.06-09-2011
20120167437Accessory mount - A device for mounting more than one accessory to a weapon includes a clamp, a circular opening, and a weapon mount. The clamp receives a first accessory and the circular opening receives a second accessory. The clamp has a yoke and a strap securable around the first accessory. The circular opening is spaced laterally from the clamp such that the first accessory and the second accessory can be received in a parallel configuration. The weapon mount is located centrally between the clamp and the circular opening for attaching the device to the weapon.07-05-2012
20110302818ALL-IN-ONE MUZZLE LOADING DEVICE - An all in one muzzle loading device is a T-shaped device used to store and quickly reload a gun during a successive shot. The all in one muzzle loading device has a handle and a stem forming the T-shaped configuration. The stem releasably holds the projectile and the handle holds gunpowder pellets, and primer. A cap is disposed at an end of the handle to hold the pellets within the handle. The primer is manipulated on the handle using a slideable primer applicator that, in an extended position, disposes the primer a distance from the handle. The handle also has lip extending from its side being a ram rod receiver. The ram rod receiver is designed to hold a ram rod without restraint thus permitting the ram rod to rotate or twist freely.12-15-2011
20120167436RAIL ATTACHMENT MECHANISM - An auxiliary device includes a housing and a rail mount coupled to the housing. The rail mount includes a first rigid member and a second rigid member extending substantially longitudinally along at least a portion of the housing, the first and second rigid members configured to engage a mounting rail defined on a frame portion of a weapon. The rail mount further includes a flex member having a first end coupled to the first rigid member and a second end coupled to a tightening member being movable between a first position and a second position, the flex member configured to provide a gripping force on the mounting rail of the weapon and couple the auxiliary device to the weapon. A shock absorbing member may be provided to prevent or reduce damage to an internal power supply upon discharge of the weapon.07-05-2012
20110107645MAGAZINE CARRIER - A magazine carrier for a firearm, the magazine carrier including a frame having walls to releasably hold an ammunition magazine, and an external track element defined on the frame for engaging a complementary engagement element. The complementary track element can be on a clip, on an adapter or on another similar frame.05-12-2011
20120042557TOP OPENING, MODULAR TOP RAIL, MULTI-RIFLE ADAPTABLE FREE FLOAT RAIL ADAPTOR SYSTEM (ARM-R) - An improved Rail Adaptor System/Rail Accessory System (RAS) which attaches to a firearm. The rail is top opening, modular, and free floats the barrel. Provided is a rigid, lightweight, strong platform for mounting firearm accessories. Heat transmission from the barrel assembly to the user is limited. The user is also protected from ventilated gases originating from the operating system. A quick detachable top rail section is provided so that that gas system may be easily accessed. This removable top section of the rail is what makes this device unique because the RAS may be installed without removing the barrel, gas system, front sight base, flash hider or the barrel nut. The herein described RAS is adaptable to a wide variety of firearms with the use of conversion parts. The top rail “returns to zero” on reinstallation allowing the remounting of various optics and electronic gun sites without the need to realign them.02-23-2012
20120151815Systems, methods, and apparatus for securing a recording device to a hunting apparatus - The present invention provides a mounting apparatus for attaching to a hunting weapon and supporting a recording device. The apparatus includes means for removably securing a recording device to the apparatus; a connector adapted to removeably attach the apparatus to a hunting weapon; and a flexible, elongate member being semi-rigid and having a first end affixed to the securing means and a second end affixed to the connector, whereby upon attachment of the apparatus to a hunting weapon the flexible, elongate member permits manual repositioning of the secured recording device relative to the hunting weapon while supporting the secured recording device in a set position after manual repositioning occurs. Alternatively, the securing means may include an adjustable means to permit receipt and holding engagement of multiple form factors of recording devices and/or may include a rotating joint such that the securing means and secured recording device may be rotatably repositioned when mounted onto a weapon and/or may further include first and second adjustable brackets for holding the recording device in place. An adapter may form an intermediate connection between the apparatus and a weapon. A stabilizer may balance and offset the weight of the apparatus when mounted to a weapon. The invention may be integrated with other functional components of a weapon, such as a bow stabilizer or scope.06-21-2012
20120102804FIREARM RECEIVER COVER HAVING AN ACCESSORY MOUNT - An adjustable receiver cover for a firearm having an integral accessory mounting structure and pivotally attached to the firearm. A front mounting tab adjustably attached to the cover body accommodates physical variances between examples of said firearm. The front of adjustable cover is pivotally attached to the firearm by a pin. The adjustable cover is firmly affixed at its rear by a cam locking release button. The adjustable cover is self centering by means of an integral spring apparatus.05-03-2012
20120117847SHROUD FOR A FIREARM AND A METHOD OF CONFIGURING THE SAME - A shroud is provided (05-17-2012
20120311909Multiple rail sighting device - A sighting device for a firearm accessory includes a first coupling member, a second coupling member, and a multiple rail arrangement. The first coupling member is supported on an upper half portion of the firearm accessory. The second coupling member is supported on a lower half portion of the firearm accessory, and includes an elongated coupling slot formed thereon to detachably engage with a firearm rail of the firearm. The multiple rail arrangement includes a plurality of mounting rails formed on the first coupling member and the second coupling member, wherein the mounting rails allow the firearm accessory to be mounted onto at least one additional firearm accessory so as to eliminate a need to individually attach the additional firearm accessory to the firearm.12-13-2012
20120124881Firearm accessory mount - An apparatus for mounting an accessory device to a firearm includes an adapter member formed to the contours of the firearm's surface, an adjacent rail having two longitudinal rail guides protruding from each longitudinal side of the rail for slidably mating with a rail compatible accessory device, and an adhesive member adhering the adapter member and its attached components to the firearm.05-24-2012
20120210624Assembly for Mounting on a Picatinny-Type Rail - An assembly for mounting on a standard mounting platform, such as a Picatinny-type rail, the assembly provides engaged contact between the rail and the surfaces of a base and a clamp. The clamp is rotatably attached to a base, allowing a user to quickly shift the assembly between a rail-engaging position and a disengaged position. The base also preferably contains a locking mechanism that allows a user to lock the assembly in a rail-engaging position. The assembly is particularly useful for the mounting of accessories, such as scopes and sights, onto Picatinny-type rails that are affixed to firearms.08-23-2012
20120131839MOUNT FOR FIREARMS - A mount comprising a connecting portion attachable to a firearm, a first member connected to the connecting portion to be rotatable about a first axis, a second member connected to the first member to be rotatable about a second axis substantially perpendicular to the first axis, and an attachment system connected to the second member for receiving an accessory. Also, a mount attachable to a firearm and having a dampener system connected to base and body portions thereof, the dampener system acting to dampen a recoil force produced by the firearm. Further, a mount attachable to a firearm and allowing a first rotation varying an azimuth of an accessory and a second rotation varying an angle of elevation of the accessory, and control means adjusting the second rotation to obtain a desired value and automatically producing the first rotation to correct a lateral drift of the firearm.05-31-2012
20120131838Adaptive Rail System for AK-Style Weapon - An adaptive rail system 05-31-2012
20110173866RAIL CLAMP MOUNT - A rail clamp mount that may be quickly and easily firmly secured to a rail, such as a rail carried by a gun, and that may be quickly and easily released from the rail. A preferred embodiment comprises a mount base including a first rail-engaging surface; a generally U-shaped, somewhat elastic clamping member carried by the mount base and including two second rail-engaging surfaces at the ends of the legs of the U, and a third second rail-engaging surface at the end of the center section of the clamping member between the legs of the U, the second rail-engaging surfaces being opposed to and transversely spaced from the first rail-engaging surface; a cam mechanism mounting the clamping member to the mount base for imparting transverse movement to the clamping member when actuated; and an actuator for the cam mechanism including a throw handle.07-21-2011
20100175295Adaptive Rail System - A detachable rail platform adaptable for selective and secure mounting to a weapon's rear iron sight assembly, the rear iron sight assembly having a sight base and a sight guard. The detachable rail platform includes a body having forward and rearward portions. The body further includes a rail portion and is positionable to envelop the rear iron sight assembly. A first clamp assembly is selectively engageable with the sight base at a predetermined position. A second clamp assembly is selectively engageable with the sight guard. Upon engagement of the first and second clamp assemblies to the sight base and the sight guard respectively, the rail platform is selectively and securely mounted to the weapon.07-15-2010
20100287809INTEGRATED RAIL SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAKING AND USING SAME - Embodiments of the application can include an integrated rail system construction for a firearm with transverse ribs or tabs (e.g., picatinny rail) to include an undercut or slot at a front and/or rear face to cooperate with mounting structure for a detachable accessory. Embodiments of a rail structure can include a channel to pass wires used to power accessories mounted to the rail. Embodiments of the application can include methods for manufacturing an integral rail system.11-18-2010
20120311910RAIL MOUNT AND HANDGRIP MODIFICATION SYSTEM - A rail mount and handgrip modification system for attaching a rail mount in a non-traditional location. The rail mount modification system has a base bracket sized to fit over the barrel of a Kalashnikov-family rifle. The rail mount modification system has an upper rail portion having a top rail and an upper lateral rail coupled with a lower rail portion having a lower lateral rail. A modified pistol handgrip with an embedded remote control for wireless control of an electronic device.12-13-2012
20120167438Systems and Methods for Associating an Accessory with a Firearm - Embodiments of the invention can include systems and methods for associating an accessory with a firearm. According to one embodiment, an accessory having an accessory portion and an attachment portion can be provided. The attachment portion can allow the accessory to be mounted to at least a portion of a rail assembly of the firearm when the attachment portion is clamped to the portion of the rail assembly of the firearm. The attachment portion can include a clamp assembly comprising a clamped position and an unclamped position. The attachment portion can also include a lever assembly operable to move the clamp assembly between the clamped position and the unclamped position respectively. Moreover, the attachment portion can include a lever assembly housing for at least partially enclosing some or all of the lever assembly.07-05-2012
20120167435Thermally-insulating cover for firearm sound suppressor - A cover for use with a firearm sound suppressor comprises an insulating body and a retention apparatus attached to the insulating body. The insulating body includes one or more layers of thermally-insulating material. The insulating body is configured for being wrapped around the firearm sound suppressor. The retention apparatus includes a securing structure configured for being wrapped around the insulating body to secure the insulating body in a fixed position with respect to the firearm sound suppressor after the insulating body is wrapped around the firearm sound suppressor.07-05-2012
20120167434Firearm with keyhole-shaped rail mounting points - A firearm with keyhole-shaped rail mounting points has a forend element having an exterior surface and interior surface. The forend element defines a plurality of rail mounting apertures extending from the interior surface to the exterior surface. Each of the apertures has a first portion with a first diameter to closely receive a fastener head of a first diameter. Each of the apertures has a second portion with a second width less than the first diameter size to receive a shank portion of a fastener. There may be a recess on the interior surface size to receive the fastener head, the recess positioned at the second portion.07-05-2012
20120311911QUICK RELEASE AMMUNITION CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An apparatus for holding a plurality of ammunition magazines in a stacked arrangement. The apparatus is configured to allow a magazine not in use in the stack to be disconnected from the stack while allowing a magazine engaged in the weapon to remain in place. The device comprises a clip located on one magazine sleeve that reversibly connects to a latch located on a second magazine sleeve. A magazine can comprise a latch on one side and a clip on an opposite side to permit stacks of more than two ammunition sleeves with magazines to be constructed. The clip and latch can be designed to provide variable spacing or staggering of magazines in order to adapt to weapons where space limitations require alternative configurations.12-13-2012
20100011647FIREARM ACCESSORY HOLDER - A firearm accessory holder and method for making it, the accessory holder including a housing, for holding a firearm accessory, and a mounting rail coupled to the housing, the mounting rail being complementary to a bayonet mounting rail on a firearm.01-21-2010
20120255212Cleaning, maintenance, and servicing rest for accommodating both a pistol and a revolver non-simultaneously - A cleaning, maintenance, and servicing rest for accommodating either a pistol or a revolver. The rest includes a frame, a head, and an apparatus that accommodates and replaceably attaches either the pistol or the revolver to the head. The frame rests on a support surface. The head is swively and pivotally attached to the frame so as to allow the head to swivel horizontally and pivot vertically relative to the frame so as to allow either the pistol or the revolver to swivel horizontally and pivot vertically relative to the frame, by virtue of the attaching apparatus, when being cleaned, maintained, or serviced.10-11-2012
20120227303Magnetohydrodynamic Sensor System - A magnetohydrodynamic sensor system for testing or arming high speed projectiles by providing a high speed signal at the time of projectile exit from a firearm. The sensor unit generally includes a magnet, a first electrode, and a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode. The first electrode and the second electrode detect an induced voltage caused by a conductive gas passing through a properly oriented magnetic field as the gas exits the barrel with a projectile. The sensor unit may be mounted on the barrel of a firearm, etc., may be mounted on the projectile, and/or motor of the projectile (e.g. rocket). When mounted on a projectile, the sensor unit or onboard electrical circuitry are preferably located at the rear end of the projectile to allow activation of the onboard electrical circuitry and/or sensor unit when substantially the entire projectile exits the barrel for added safety.09-13-2012
20100325933Multifunction tool kit for firearm maintenance - A multifunction tool kit for firearm maintenance has a main tool body having one or more facilities for connection of various tool components. The present invention may include a first tool component having an attachment facility adapted to removably connect to one of the facilities for connection of the main tool body. At least one of the opposing ends of the first tool component may terminate in a feature adapted to fit one or more components on a firearm. A feature may be exposed and extend outwards from the opposing sides of the main tool body when the first tool component is connected to the main tool body. The invention may also include additional tool components, such as a thread protector, an alignment gauge having a grease pot with grease cap, a throat erosion gauge, a spacer with pin punch, a stock liner tool, a muzzle wear gauge, and a handle.12-30-2010
20110225865Handgun Mount For Forearm Stock of Long Gun - A handgun mount is described for attaching a handgun to the forend of a long gun. A pump action of the long gun, if required for operation, may be actuated by moving the handgun along the forend of the long gun, and the handgun may be fired by the user of the long gun simultaneously with operation of the long gun.09-22-2011
20100229450QUICK RELEASE WEAPON MOUNT AND ACCESSORIES FOR USE THEREWITH - A quick release weapon mount is provided, the mount comprising a housing member having a base and a means for attaching an accessory, and at least one clamp. The clamp comprising one or more slideably engaged translational members, wherein the translational members are adapted for slideable translational-movement. The means for attaching an accessory can include a lumen, a clamping band, a toggle clamp, a spring clip, a latch or other attachment means. An additional translational clamp can be included to lock an accessory in a fixed axial position on the mount. The mount can further include a supplemental accessory rail for modular construction of several accessories and a safety mechanism for preventing premature release of the mount.09-16-2010
20120279107Rail Adaptive Platform System - A detachable rail platform adaptable for selective and secure mounting to a weapon's rear iron sight assembly, the rear iron sight assembly having a sight base and a sight guard. The detachable rail platform includes a body having forward and rearward portions. The body further includes a rail portion and is positionable to envelop the rear iron sight assembly. A first clamp assembly is selectively engageable with the sight base at a predetermined position. A second clamp assembly is selectively engageable with the sight guard. Upon engagement of the first and second clamp assemblies to the sight base and the sight guard respectively, the rail platform is selectively and securely mounted to the weapon.11-08-2012
20120090214Revolver rail adapter - A rail adapter for a revolver type pistol includes an elongated adhesive structure adhered to a revolver type pistol, an elongated retention bracket adhered to the adhesive structure, and an elongated base panel having a contiguous forward protrusion or rail assembly including two longitudinal rail guides for slidably mating with a rail compatible accessory device. The retention bracket and the base panel body both include a plurality of transverse threaded bores so that the they are in alignment when positioned together. The retention of the base panel and its contiguous members to the retention bracket is accomplished by use of threaded screws or a similar retention device inserted into the threaded bores.04-19-2012
20120285067UNIVERSAL RAIL MOUNTING SYSTEM - A mounting system enables modular accessories to be fastened to any flat surface. Multiple, parallel accessory rails are mounted in parallel to provide a mounting system over substantially all of the area of a flat surface. The rails are spaced apart by channels to allow inverted rails to be inserted between and fastened to the parallel rails to expand the mounting capabilities of the mounting system. Removable attachment devices are engagable with the channels and the rails of the enclosure to expand the interconnection capabilities of the enclosure.11-15-2012
20130000176Accessory Mounting Apparatus and System - Apparatus and system for mounting accessories to firearms and the like. More specifically, an apparatus and system for mounting accessories such as optics, sighting telescopes, lasers, thermal imaging devices, night vision devises, knives, cameras, flashlights and the like to firearms that have been fitted with a Picatinny mounting rail. The mounting apparatus is quickly secured to and removed from a Picatinny rail and provides a highly secure and stable mount for accessories. The apparatus and the accessories that are attached to it may be removed and replaced from the Picatinny rail repeatedly without affecting the preset sighting zero of the device.01-03-2013
20080263927MUZZLE LOADING APPARATUS AND METHODS - A muzzle loading apparatus of the present invention facilitates the introduction of projectiles and powder into muzzle load firearms. The muzzle loading apparatus includes a body with a plurality of preload tubes for containing powder (e.g., in pellet form) and projectiles, or a “shot.” A shot loading cap is rotatably coupled to an end of the body and includes a shot access aperture that may be aligned with each preload tube of the body for selective access to the contents of each preload tube. Methods of using such a muzzle loading apparatus are also disclosed.10-30-2008
20100139145REDUNDANT LATCH SUPPRESSOR MOUNT - A mount designed to be integrated into a noise suppressor. The proposed apparatus encompasses an acme thread and two springs which serve as secondary latches. Offsetting the secondary spring latches in such a manner as to ensure one always fully seats into the indexing points of a flash hider mount limits the rotational movement of an installed noise suppressor which incorporates my proposed mount. Further, this method is more cost efficient than timing each flash hider with each noise suppressor mount.06-10-2010
20130014419Accessory Bracket for Firearm MountAANM McCrimmon, JR.; Thomas WarrenAACI LebanonAAST TNAACO USAAGP McCrimmon, JR.; Thomas Warren Lebanon TN USAANM Hagedorn; Mark EdwardAACI HendersonvilleAAST TNAACO USAAGP Hagedorn; Mark Edward Hendersonville TN USAANM Bebee; Joseph LaDonAACI GallatinAAST TNAACO USAAGP Bebee; Joseph LaDon Gallatin TN US - An accessory bracket 01-17-2013
20120240445FIREARM CLEANING TOOL AND METHOD OF USING - A firearm cleaning tool and method of use is disclosed in which multiple firearm components may be cleaned using a single tool. The tool includes cutting or scraping edges to ream residue, such as carbon deposits through a scraping action. The proximal end includes a scraping head with a scraping edge, and the distal end includes pivotable scraper arm and longitudinally extending insertion pin. A method of use is also contemplated.09-27-2012
20120240444Camera Mount Apparatus and System for a Scope - This disclosure relates to an apparatus for mounting a camera onto a firearm and an associated device for capturing images and recordings of a firearm target. The apparatus allows for easy attachment of cameras of varying sizes onto the scope of a firearm and along the same longitudinal axis of the scope. The apparatus comprises a sleeve connected to a scope of a firearm, the sleeve being hallow and having a longitudinal axis longitudinal axis forming an unobstructed axial bore and generally coaxial with a longitudinal axis of the scope; a base member with a hole and adapted to receive a camera with the hole of the base member positioned adjacent to the lens of the camera and the longitudinal axis of the camera lens is generally coaxial with the longitudinal axis of the scope.09-27-2012
20110252688GUN SIGHT ADJUSTMENT DEVICE - A device for adjusting a gun sight disposed in a dovetail groove on a gun slide is presented. The device includes a pushing member and a pressure plate both moveable in a first direction and an opposing second direction. The device further comprises a bracing member opposing the pressure plate, where the bracing member is stationary, and a seating member disposed between the pressure plate and bracing member, where the seating member opposes the pushing member, and where the seating member is movable in a third direction and an opposing fourth direction. When the gun slide is secured between the bracing member and the pressure plate, moving the pushing member adjusts the position of the gun sight.10-20-2011
20130133238FIREARM ATTACHMENT ASSEMBLY, MEMBER FOR ATTACHING AND METHOD OF SECURING - A firearm attachment assembly is provided. The firearm attachment assembly includes an upper mounting portion and a lower mounting portion. Each portion has an inner surface. Also, the firearm attachment assembly includes a layer affixed to and covering at least a portion of the inner surface of the upper mounting portion and at least a portion of the inner surface of the lower mounting portion. A member and a method of attaching the firearm attachment assembly is also provided.05-30-2013
20130111798Camera Mount Apparatus and System for a Scope - This disclosure relates to an apparatus for mounting a camera onto a firearm and an associated device for capturing images and recordings of a firearm target. The apparatus allows for easy attachment of cameras of varying sizes onto the scope of a firearm and along the same longitudinal axis of the scope. The apparatus comprises a sleeve connected to a scope of a firearm, the sleeve being hallow and having a longitudinal axis longitudinal axis forming an unobstructed axial bore and generally coaxial with a longitudinal axis of the scope; a base member with a hole and adapted to receive a camera with the hole of the base member positioned adjacent to the lens of the camera and the longitudinal axis of the camera lens is generally coaxial with the longitudinal axis of the scope.05-09-2013
20130118051Rail Mount - An accessory mount for a gun is described having an attachment plate, a rail and a deflector plate for deflecting cartridge cases ejected from the gun. The deflector plate is mounted on an arm for positioning the deflector plate between the ejection port on the receiver of the gun and the rail on the accessory mount.05-16-2013
20130180150FIREARM ATTACHMENT - In one example, a firearm attachment includes a base adapted to be coupled to a firearm. The firearm attachment also includes a plurality of substantially longitudinal tines extending forwardly from the base and arranged circumferentially around a central axis of the attachment. The firearm attachment also includes at least one bore substantially concentric with the central axis. The firearm attachment also includes three longitudinal slots defined by sidewalls of adjacent ones of the tines and adapted to pass combustion gases from the bore. The sidewalls extend from the bore to an outer circumfery of the attachment. Sidewalls of adjacent tines lie in respective planes that intersect at an angle in a range of approximately 9 degrees to approximately 12 degrees. Other implementations and related methods are also provided.07-18-2013
20100275493BARREL-MOUNTED DEVICE FOR A FIREARM - The invention relates to rifled and smoothbore firearms and can be used in barrel-mounted devices for firing in the air and in the water. The inventive barrel-mounted device for firearms comprises a unit for joining to the barrel, a cap and a starting part with gas vents. The starting part bore is the continuation of the barrel bore, and there are N≧1 compartments formed between the casing and the starting part. Each compartment includes at least two gas vents and provides the possibility of gas exhaust from the starting part bore to the compartment through the first of the mentioned gas vents and gas exhaust from the compartment to the starting part bore through the second gas vent. The compartment length is 0.5-3.0 of the bore caliber and in the cross-section plane of the barrel-mounted device the minimal cross-section area of N≧1 compartments, designed for the gas flow between gas vents, ranges within 0.4-4.5 of the barrel bore area. The barrel-mounted device can comprise a muzzle compartment, which projects beyond the muzzle face of the starting part and has a front wall with a muzzle opening. The diameter of the muzzle opening equals to 1.05-1.2 of the barrel bore caliber. The said invention makes it possible to reduce recoil momentum, shot blast and muzzle flash while firing in the air, as well as to reduce recoil momentum and hydraulic impact in the course of underwater firing.11-04-2010
20110247255Quick Disconnect Apparatus, Assembly and Method for Utilizing the Same - A quick disconnect apparatus is disclosed. The quick disconnect apparatus includes a base member, a rail clamp member and a rail clamp adjustment device. The base member includes at least one passage. The rail clamp member includes a support bar receiving passage. The rail clamp member is movably-coupled to the base member. The rail clamp adjustment device is coupled to at least one of the base member and rail clamp member. The rail clamp adjustment device includes a pivot pin, a cam member including at least one offset passage and a support bar including a pivot-pin receiving passage. The support bar is inserted through the support bar receiving passage of the rail clamp member and a passage of the at least one passage of the base member to movably-couple the rail clamp member with the base member. The pivot pin is inserted through the at least one offset passage of the cam member and the pivot-pin receiving passage of the support bar to rotatably-couple the cam member relative the support bar. The cam member includes at least one cam surface. The rail clamp member includes an outer surface. The at least one cam surface engages the outer surface of the rail clamp member.10-13-2011
20100281746Muzzle Loader Unloading Tool - The unloading tool of the present invention includes a tube having a breech end and a distal end. The unloading tool may have threads at the breech end of the tube for releasably engaging a breech of a firearm so as to facilitate the removal and reloading of powder with respect to the breech. The present invention further encompasses a method for unloading powder from the breech of firearm including the steps of securing a breech end of a tubular unloading tool to a breech of the firearm and tilting the firearm to remove powder from the breech and into the unloading tool.11-11-2010
20120272559PATCH AND DEVICE FOR CLEANING FIREARMS - The invention relates to a patch (11-01-2012
20130152446GUN BARREL LIGHT - The present invention is a gun barrel light to illuminate an interior of a barrel of a gun that includes an acrylic solid rod with a distal end and a proximal end wherein the distal end is curved at an approximate 45 degree angle, the distal end of the solid rod is inserted into the interior of the barrel of a firearm to illuminate the interior of the barrel and an external light source that emits and directs light that illuminates the interior of the barrel of the firearm. The gun barrel light has two embodiments and widths and can accommodate a .22 caliber handgun or a .45 caliber rifle.06-20-2013
20130180151BARREL NUT MOUNTED MOUNTING STRUCTURE FOR A RIFLE ACCESSORY ITEM AND SYSTEM COMPRISING SAME - A main body of a rifle accessory mounting apparatus comprises an accessory mounting structure having opposing end portions and a barrel nut engaging structure connected to a first one of the end portions of the accessory mounting structure. An end face of the accessory mounting structure defines a front end face of the main body and an end face of the barrel nut engaging structure defines a rear end face of the main body. A central passage of the main body extends through the accessory mounting structure and the barrel nut engaging structure.07-18-2013
20110308130RANGE FINDER - A range finder includes a cylindrical housing having a front end and a rear end and range finder circuitry located within the housing for calculating distance. A lens is located at the front end of the housing and a display is located at the rear end of the housing for displaying distances calculated by the range finder circuitry.12-22-2011
20130185979Magnetic Accessory Mounts - Apparatus for mounting accessories to guns. Some embodiments provide gun mounts each including a body and a magnet to magnetically couple the mount to the gun. The bodies are shaped and dimensioned to mechanically retain the accessories (which can be flash lights). The magnets are mechanically coupled to the bodies (and can be an integral portion thereof) and cause magnetic fields. Given the shapes and dimensions of the bodies, the positions of the magnets relative to the bodies and relative to the barrels of the guns when the bodies abut the barrels, the magnetic field strengths are within a range sufficient to releasably and magnetically couple the magnets and the barrels. In some embodiments the magnetic field strengths are sufficient to limit the ranges of motion of the mounts relative to the guns during the shock created by firing the gun.07-25-2013
20120017484MOUNT FOR FIREARMS - A mount comprising a connecting portion attachable to a firearm, a first member connected to the connecting portion to be rotatable about a first axis, a second member connected to the first member to be rotatable about a second axis substantially perpendicular to the first axis, and an attachment system connected to the second member for receiving an accessory. Also, a mount attachable to a firearm and having a dampener system connected to base and body portions thereof, the dampener system acting to dampen a recoil force produced by the firearm. Further, a mount attachable to a firearm and allowing a first rotation varying an azimuth of an accessory and a second rotation varying an angle of elevation of the accessory, and control means adjusting the second rotation to obtain a desired value and automatically producing the first rotation to correct a lateral drift of the firearm.01-26-2012
20130091752EZ loader for 5 & 6 shot revolvers black powder pellet and ball 31, 36, 44 and 45 calibers - The EZ loader for five and six shot revolvers black powder pellet and ball 31, 36, 44 and 45 calibers enables the use in loading black powder pellets and balls in black powder muzzle loading revolvers in 31, 36, 44 and 45 calibers because of the like diameter. They share chamber holes on muzzle loading black powder revolvers, and penetrating tubes and fingers for EZ loader. Next, revolver in left hand, barrel pointing up, EZ loader in right hand loaded with 5 or 6 powder pellets and balls, fingers end ½ inch straight up from positioned chamber hole, right thumb pulling back thumb bracket which pulls back fingers onto penetrating tube opening fingers end releasing one powder pellet and ball into chamber hole with thumb bracket still pulled back, move EZ loader forward with right hand. Pushing next powder pellet back inside fingers, release thumb bracket which closes fingers end.04-18-2013
20120085011Muzzle Loader Unloading Tool - An unloading tool and methods of manipulating a load condition of a muzzle loading firearm. The unloading tool includes a tube having a breech end and a distal end. The unloading tool may have threads at the breech end of the tube for releasably engaging a breech of a firearm so as to facilitate the removal and reloading of powder with respect to the breech of the firearm.04-12-2012

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