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SureFire – UDR Dominator

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

What do you think of this beast from SureFire? It’s definitely solid and you’ve gotta love the MaxBlast mode which pumps it up to 2400 lumens. The field gauge feature is pretty handy as well. Does anyone have any field experience with it?


SureFire’s UDR Dominator is a powerful man-portable light, capable of outputting upwards of 2400 lumens of white light, ideal for military, border security, and maritime applications, or any mission where a portable white-light spotlight or searchlight is necessary. Featuring a body constructed of aerospace aluminum which is Mil-Spec hard anodized, the Dominator comes in at just under 12 inches in length and is O-ring and gasket sealed to keep out moisture, dirt, and dust. Users can switch between 8 output levels, with the lowest at 15 lumens. A strobe mode is also included with the Dominator.

The LED emitter on the Dominator is “virtually indestructible”, and is microprocessor regulated to maximize output and runtime. The window is coated and tempered to resist impact and thermal shock while maximizing light transmission. The precision reflector creates an extended-range beam.

A three separate push button head switch allows users to switch between constant-on, momentary-on, or MaxBlast modes, the later of which always delivers the maximum 2400 lumens output on every setting on the 11-position selector ring except for the off/disable position. The UDR Dominator is powered either by an included rechargeable Lithium-ion battery or twelve 123A batteries via the ‘battery magazine’. Users can charge the Dominator using either an included 120 volt wall charger, or 12 volt DC/car charger. A 3-color LED indicator, dubbed the “fuel gauge”, lets users know the current battery level of their Dominator.

SureFire Ryder .22 Awarded Suppressor Of The Year By Guns & Ammo Magazine

Monday, November 10th, 2014

It’s been announced that Guns & Ammo Magazine has awarded the SureFire Ryder .22 their Suppressor of the Year award. Congrats to SureFire for the award! The full release can be read below:

Suppressor of the Year

Fountain Valley, CA — SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of high performance illumination tools, suppressors and tactical products, has been awarded the first ever suppressor of the year award for the Ryder .22 from Guns & Ammo magazine.

“Suppressor use is quickly gaining wider acceptance for its inherent safety benefits and the joy it brings to people who use them,” said Eric Poole, Guns & Ammo Editor. “Combine a new lightweight suppressor design optimized for America’s favorite rimfire and you have Guns & Ammo’s top pick.”

The .22 Ryder features a unique pig-nosed baffle design that provides superior sound attenuation while still making it easy to service. Each baffle is Red Mil-Spec hard anodized to minimize finish erosion and makes carbon buildup easier to spot when cleaning. Built-in spacers also help reduce carbon buildup between the suppressor tube and baffle stack, and each baffle is numbered and indexed to make re-assembly effortless. An assembly/disassembly tool is included with every suppressor.

The ultra lightweight Ryder comes in at a mere 3.1 ounces due to its fluted body design and rounded edges­. A stainless steel threaded interface ensures the Ryder removes as a single unit, and its single–point cut ½ x 28 threads provide a secure attachment to any .22 pistol or rifle with a ½ x 28 thread pitch. At only 5.4 inches in length, and 1 inch in diameter, the SF Ryder .22 will not weigh down or obstruct your sight picture.

The SF Ryder 22-A comes with an assembly/disassembly tool, and suppressor pouch. MSRP is $429 and is available for purchase through authorized SureFire Suppressor dealers. For complete product information visit

Another Look At The SureFire Ryder 9

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014


Here’s a clear picture of the upcoming SureFire Ryder 9 suppressor.

Sneak Peek – SureFire Ryder 9

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014


Here is SureFire’s very own Jamie Wiedeman wielding a GLOCK with the SF Ryder 9 suppressor in 9mm.



SureFire 3P Eliminator 556 Flash Hider

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014


SureFire has just released a brand new budget-priced, military-grade flash hider for AR-15 variant weapons that they claim reduces muzzle flash by over 99%. The Eliminator is a three-prong design designed to fit AR-15s with 1/2×28 muzzle threads, and duplicates the key functional design elements of the SureFire SF3P-556-1/2-28 flash hider. Worth noting is, unlike the SF3P, the Eliminator isn’t compatible with SureFire SOCOM suppressors.


The Eliminator is precision machined from US mil-certified steel bar stock, with single-point cut threads for optimum thread interface, and treated with a black Melonite finish that protects it from harsh environmental conditions.

SureFire – X400V-A-IRC

Saturday, October 18th, 2014


SureFire’s X400V-A-IRC combines a 150 lumen tactical white light, a 120mW IR light, and a <0.7mW IR laser into a compact package that works equally well mounted to a pistol or a long gun. Constructed of high-strength aerospace aluminum, the X400V's body is hard anodized with a MilSpec finish, and sealed with gasket and O-rings for dust and water resistance.

Users can rotate the bezel to switch between White and IR light. A separate mode selector on the rear allows users to switch between off, laser only, light and laser, primary beam only, and a second off. The IR laser features an amber-colored LED indicator to alert users when it is on. The patented toggle switch allows users either momentary-on or constant-on activation. The X400V is fully compatible with optional DG grip and pressure-activated XT07 switches for additional control without altering the grip.

Powered by two 123A batteries, the X400V is capable of the following 'constant on' runtimes with each individual setting:

White Light - 1.8 hours
IR - 8.0 hours
Laser - 20 hours


Currently available in Black.

Looking for a SureFire X300U-TN?

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014


I’ve been getting inquiries from readers so I found some.

SureFire X300U in Tan Shipping Sooner Than Expected

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014


Check with your favorite SureFire dealer. Limited to just 500, get yours while they’re available.

Chris Costa’s Out Of Town Bag

Saturday, September 27th, 2014


Chris Costa shared some photos of the bag he uses for times he finds himself more than an hour away from home, as well as its contents.


The bag itself is a Costa Ludus x MAP System by London Bridge Trading. The equipment come from the following sources:
Carbine – War Sport Industries, LLC
Pistol – Salient Arms International
Lights – SureFire, LLC
Holster – Raven Concealment Systems
IFAK – Dark Angel Medical, LLC
Survival Kit – Solkoa
Light Accessory Loop – Thyrm


Wilcox Industries Upgrades RAPTAR-Lite ES With 300 Lumen SureFire Illumination Head

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Newington, NH - Wilcox Industries, manufacturer of tactical equipment, has upgraded the visible light head on their RAPTAR-Lite Eye Safe (ES) ™ laser aiming/illumination device. The upgraded 300 Lumen SureFire® illumination head provides increased capability and versatility for the operator, with seven selectable output-illumination levels.


The RAPTAR-Lite ES model accommodates Military, Law Enforcement and the Sportsman-Outdoor communities. It offers a visible red aiming laser, an infrared aiming laser, and a variable focus infrared illuminator, along with the updated visible illumination flashlight head. The unique wrap-around low profile design allows the operator an unimpeded view. An easy to read LED display indicates the selected modes of operation, active laser emission and low battery indication. The display is adjustable for both day and NVG conditions.

All of the features and functions of the RAPTAR-Lite ES are controlled by ergonomic buttons within the housing of the unit. Included with this unit is a remote pressure pad which mirrors the same button configuration as on the unit, allowing for a quick adjustments and a variety of mounting positions. The visible illuminator and IR flood intensity can be controlled “On the Fly” through either the remote pressure pad or through the unit itself. While compact and lightweight, the RAPTAR-Lite ES does not require the use of special tools for installation or removal. This system can be mounted two ways: directly onto the rail using the ¼”-20 screw or using the included rail interface. A single CR123 battery powers the RAPTAR-Lite ES. All lasers within the RAPTAR-Lite ES are co-aligned for easy bore-sighting and retention of zero.


As with all Wilcox products, it is easily maintained and designed to be repairable unlike any current system in the field. The body of the RAPTAR-Lite ES is manufactured from a high strength polymer for durability while also designed to be upgraded with emerging technology. For pricing and ordering information, contact Wilcox Industries at or 603-431-1331.