6 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Firearms at Home
March 31, 2015
Whether you're looking to boost the performance of your firearm or just want to add a personal touch, you don't need gunsmithing experience to customize your guns. In fact, several firearm accessories can be installed in minutes without any special tools.
Check out these hassle-free ways to upgrade your firearms at home without spending big bucks at the custom shop.
BLACKHAWK!® Folding Back-Up Iron Sights
Conveniently add these sights to modern sporting rifles by attaching them to any MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rail. BLACKHAWK! front and rear backup iron sights (BUIS) fold down into a locked position when not in use and deploy with the push of a button. Constructed of aluminum and lightweight polymer, BLACKHAWK! BUIS improve your speed of getting on target without adding unnecessary weight or bulk.
For even more sighting solutions, these great scopes will help you hit the bullseye without hitting your wallet.
Champion® MSR Tactical Bipod
Make accurate shots from a stabilized shooting platform with the right bipod for the job. Champion's MSR Tactical Bipod has textured feet for great grip in many types of shooting environments.
Attaching to a Picatinny rail, this Tactical bipod has a lightweight polymer construction and integrated height and pivot adjustments.
Butler Creek Slip-On Pistol Grips
Get a grip on your handgun with slip-on pistol grips from Butler Creek. Available in two sizes to fit compact or full-size semiauto pistols, these grips simply slip onto the frame of the pistol for ergonomic improvements.
These grips are especially recommended for those who are training at the range with high round counts, helping to control the pistol under recoil and keep your hands from getting beat up. Its universal design will fit virtually any semiauto pistol without making permanent modifications to the frame of the handgun.
BLACKHAWK! Offset Flashlight Rail Mount
Brighten the night by attaching a flashlight to any rail-equipped firearm. Simply attach BLACKHAWK!'s Offset Flashlight Rail Mount with your favorite 1-inch body tactical flashlight.
Constructed of 6061 T6 aluminum with a Type-III hard-coat anodized finish, this flashlight mount is sturdy and built to last. Eventhough its designed to be tough as nails, it only weighs 1.5 ounces so it won't add unnecessary weight to the firearm. Its offset positioning also allows for easy operational access to the flashlight controls, allowing for ergonomic activation with your support hand.
EasyHit Fiber Optic Shotgun Sight
Keep both eyes open when acquiring your sight picture with bright red or green EasyHit fiber optic shotgun sights. Fiber optic sights harness ambient light, resulting in a bright glowing dot for marking your target. Simply attach these sights to the vent rib, solid rib or flat surface of a shotgun barrel with the included adhesive and you'll be busting clay targets in no time.
Uncle Mike's Tactical Shotgun Sling W/Sewn-In Swivels
A great option for home defense or taking your shotgun out in the field, Uncle Mike's Tactical Shotgun Sling provides an all-purpose method for carrying shotguns without bearing the load in your hands. Shotguns are traditionally heavy long guns, and it's important to remember that ounces feel like pounds when you're afoot in the wilderness or sweeping through your home.