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Combat modifications for defensive pistols
« on: October 25, 2012, 01:50:18 PM »
The PDN (Personal Defense network) is developing some pretty neat combat modifications for defensive firearms, to make it easier to clear jams and operate a pistol 1 handed, the Magazine claw looks especially helpful.

http://video.personaldefensenetwork.com/video/001220_handgun-modifications-for-emergency-manipulations/?utm_source=cc&utm_medium=email&utm_term=clk2cont&utm_content=vid001220&utm_campaign=news102512
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Combat modifications for defensive pistols
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2012, 04:31:33 PM »
Rob has made a very good site. I just wish it was free.

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Re: Combat modifications for defensive pistols
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2012, 05:11:04 PM »
There is a similar replacement base plate from a company at concealablecontrol.com that extends beyond the front of the grip. Vickers Tactical offers a base plate for Glocks that extends slightly out of each side of the grip and gives a surface to rip out a magazine on an object or a pant leg or ETC.
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Re: Combat modifications for defensive pistols
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2012, 10:43:05 AM »
A strip of skateboard tape atop the slide will provide additional friction such that you don't always have to have something to hook the rear sight to for a one-hand rack. I've racked one consistently without hooking anything using the tape.

As for other combat modifications, some of that depends on the particular pistol you're modifying. In general, going to a narrower and/or higher-visibility front sight will assist with aimed shots, and some modification of the trigger can be of assistance. Other things to consider would be work on the grip, to change the shape and/or size and/or texture, and perhaps changes to the internal components. If the pistol allows fitting and it can be afforded, a red-dot can provide a great amount of benefit to the counteroffensive fighter.

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