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Magpul Industries – New M-LOK Accessories Available

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Some exciting news today, as Magpul Industries announced the release of four new M-LOK Accessories. The M-LOK compatible MVG, Offset Light/Optic Mount, QD Sling Mount, and Bipod Mount all offer increased functionality to M-LOK outfitted weapons. The new M-LOK accessories are made in the USA.


The M-LOK MOE Vertical Grip is designed to attach directly to M-LOK compatible handguards and forends, without the use of an additional Picatinny rail. Made from the same high-quality polymer as other Magpul products, the M-LOK MVG features Magpul’s new TPS texture which provides positive control for the shooter. With its shorter length and rounded contours, the M-LOK MVG has been optimized for the use of the ‘thumb break method’ of shooting, although it also functions equally well as a traditional foregrip.


Available in Black and Flat Dark Earth.

Offset Light Optic Mount Aluminum
M-LOK Offset Light/Optic Mount

The M-LOK Offset Light/Optic Mount offers users an ambidextrous platform to mount lights and optics at the 11 and 1 o’clock positions on any M-LOK compatible forend or handguard. It is machined from aluminum and milspec anodized, and has beveled ends and corners to reduce snagging and sharp edges. The M-LOK Offset Light/Optic Mount is compatible with any MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny compatible lights or optics. When used with the Magpul Light Mount V-Block and Rings, lights with a diameter of .75 to 1.03 inches can be used on the mount.

Offset mount 2

Available in Black.

QD mount
M-LOK QD Sling Mount

The M-LOK QD Sling Mount provides a forward attachment point for push-button QD slings, such as the Magpul MS4 sling. Machined from aluminum and milspec anodized, and has beveled ends to reduce snagging, and features an anti-rotation design to prevent swivels from spinning.

QD mount 2

Available in Black.

Bipod Mount
M-LOK Bipod Mount

The M-LOK Bipod Mount accepts bipods with Harris-style stud mounts, allowing their attachment to M-LOK compatible forends and handguards. Machined from aluminum and milspec anodized, the Bipod Mount is low-profile, and thanks to the direct-connect properties of the M-LOK system, the bipod will sit closer to the mounting surface when compared to other adapters. Additionally, the M-LOK Bipod Mount is also compatible with other accessories that attach to traditional sling studs.

Bipod mount 2

Available in Black.

As a reminder, M-LOK, which stands for Modular Lock System, is a free licensed platform system developed by Magpul that serves as an evolution of the MOE slot system used since 2007. It functions as a method for hard mounting accessories to a negative space mounting point.

M-LOK Overview from Magpul on Vimeo.

For more information on M-LOK, visit

Magpul – MOE TPS 1911 Grip Panels

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

MAG544 1911 Grip Panels TSP 2

The MOE TSP (Trapezoidal Surface Projections) 1911 Grip Panels are an evolution of the original MOE 1911 Grip Panels. Constructed of reinforced polymer, the grips feature a unique diamond-shaped cross-section which prevents twisting in the hand. Also featured on the MOE TSP Grip Panels is an aggressive magazine release cut-out, aggressive TSP texture for positive control, and compatibility with ambidextrous safeties. The grips are designed to fit full sized framed 1911s with standard grip screw bushings.

MAG544 1911 Grip Panels TSP 3

Colors: Black, FDE, OD Green, Stealth Gray

MAG544 1911 TSP Color

Revisiting The Magpul Ronin

Friday, October 3rd, 2014


At SHOT Show 2010, Magpul unveiled the Ronin, a concept motorcycle built around the Buell 1125R. The name comes from the title for a samurai who lost his master, an appropriate name for the bike given the discontinuation of the Buell line by Harley Davidson. The unique design of the Ronin included a custom monoshock linkage suspension system, front-mounted radiator, unitized handlebar assembly, new ram air intake, cast aluminum tail section, and high-flow exhaust system, features which enhanced the bike’s ride and decreased the total weight by 54lbs from stock. This concept gained enough interest that Magpul decided to expand production to 47 bikes, paying tribute to ‘The 47 Ronin’ of Japanese folklore.


Since the initial concept bike, the Ronin has understandably received some changes. The production Ronin is sharper and more distinct in appearance when compared to the concept bike. Additionally, on the production bike, many of the items have been unitized into a single part, such as the battery box and foot pegs having been integrated into a single cast unit. Perhaps most uniquely, the standard key ignition has been replaced with a hidden RFID chip, and the production model also features custom gauge and ECU.

Release 1

The Ronin will be released in sets, each release different from the last. The first 12 bikes are currently available (with 5 of them sold at the time of writing) and come in the Black & Silver color of the original Ronin concept bike, priced below production cost.

This will be followed by 10 All-Black bikes at an increased price, further followed by a release of 8; these releases, the second and third, will be available in the coming next few months.

Further releases will come in a set of 6, then 4, and then 2, all with different color schemes and features. The remaining 5 bikes will be one-off designs from the factory, each unique. Each bike will come with a bamboo toolbox.

We’ve been following the Ronin project since its debut in 2010. To finally see its release 4 years later is a welcome event.

For more information on the Ronin, including how to purchase the bike, visit

Less Money Needed To Move Magpul To Wyoming

Friday, September 12th, 2014

According to a story in the Post Register, Magpul has found a move-in ready building in their new production, distribution and shipping base in Cheyenne, Wyoming that not only meets their long-term needs but also prevents them from having to take up temporary residence until a final home is completed. This move will save the citizens of Wyoming over $4 Million in grant money. The change was recently approved by the Wyoming Business Commission and will be taken up this week by the Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board.

This will result in Wyoming investing $8.3 million in the project, and Cheyenne LEADS, the local economic development organization, will invest $1.1 million to help Magpul move. Operations should be in place by November.

The $8.3 million initially comes as a grant, but under the agreement, Magpul will repay about $3.7 million. Additionally, LEADS will sell the building to Magpul.

Magpul – MOE SL Line Now Shipping

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014


Magpul is now shipping the new MOE SL line of firearms furniture. The MOE SL line, which consists of the brand new Carbine Stock, SL Grip, and SL Handguard, Carbine-Length, features sleeker lines and profiles. Additionally, the handguard forend is compatible with Magpul’s M-LOK attachment system which supports both M-LOK and MOE-compatible accessories and parts.


Additionally, Magpul has reduced the MSRP pricing of all carbine stocks, due to the release of the SL line and an increase in efficiency in the production of their stock line.

Magpul – AFG-2 & RVG M-LOK Adapter Rails

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Magpul M-LOK Adapter Rails

Now shipping from Magpul are two new M-LOK adaptor rails for the AFG-2 and RVG. Molded from polymer, both rails are designed specifically to work exclusively with their respective grips, and offer a lower profile when compared to a standard Picatinny rail for a seamless transition between the different components. All hardware necessary for attachment directly to M-LOK slots on compatible aluminum or polymer hand guards and forends is included. Both the AFG-2 & RVG M-LOK Adapter Rails are available in Black. Made in the USA. – RVG – AFG-2

Magpul – M-LOK Tips

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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Maximize Your M-LOK Experience

Magpul has released an in-depth document detailing how to get the most out of the M-LOK system. For those who don’t know, M-LOK, which stands for Modular Lock System, is a license-free platform system developed by Magpul that serves as an evolution of the MOE slot system used since 2007. It functions as a method for hard mounting accessories to a negative space mounting point. When compared to MOE, M-LOK features a larger slot, squared sides, and adds the following feature set:

- Direct mount capability
- Cammed T-nut
- Optimized for metal and polymer manufacturing
- Recoil/impact mitigation lugs
- Intermediate spacing option
- Multi-directional mounting
- Backwards MOE compatibility

M-LOK is easy to manufacture, works in polymer and metal equally well, is incredibly strong, and requires no back side of mounting surface access.

SOFIC 2014 – Magpul L-Plate

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014


Occasionally, one of my best finds at a trade show will turn out to be something that has been around for some time. While most of the shooting world has adopted polymer rifle magazines there are still those who are required to use the US GI 30 round mag, such as the Marine Corps. Years ago, Magpul introduced the L-Plate, a low profile base plate that replaces the base plate on the issue mag. It’s made from Santorene over molded onto a steel plate. Unlike the Ranger Plate, the L-Plate has a much lower, streamlined shape that is easy to grab and has channels for cordage if you use that to aid in pulling them from mags or the old-school carabiner storage for empties. The L-Plate also serves as a bumber to help lengthen the life cycle of the mag.


I think that the L-Plate is a great after market upgrade for US GI 30 round mags. Sold in packs of 3. Check it out.

Magpul At SOFIC 2014

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Magpul 2014 SOFIC 5x7 FB

Visit Magpul during SOFIC 2014 at the Bayide Ballroom at the Embassy Suites – Tampa Downtown Convention Center. They’ll be displaying their newest and current products, including the MLOK attachment system and MOE-SL line, along with complementary food and beverage service and product giveaways.

Tuesday, May 20

0900 – Breakfast and Coffee Bar
1100 – Lunch and Hosted Bar
1400 – Hors d’oeuvres and Hosted Bar*

Wednesday, May 21

0800 – Breakfast and Coffee Bar
1100 – Lunch and Hosted Bar
1400 Hors d’oeuvres and Hosted Bar*

Thursday, May 22

0800 – Breakfast and Coffee Bar
1100 – Lunch and Hosted Bar

*bar will be available until 1800

Photo of First Magpul M-LOK Equipped Rifle

Monday, April 28th, 2014

So who built the first AR to feature the new Magpul M-LOK accessory attachment mount? Why, Hodge Defense Systems Inc of course!

Hodge Defense M-LOK

This M-LOK equipped AU MOD-1 made its public debut at last week’s NRA Annual Meeting.