Tyrant Designs CNC announces the Lightweight Pro Series Pistol Grip

The following is a press release from Tyrant Designs CNC:

Tyrant Designs CNC, an industry leader in high end, aftermarket AR grips announced that they have released their new line of grips, the LWP Grip. Available in black, red, blue and grey the Lightweight Pro series is CNC machined from a single piece of aerospace grade aluminum. The grips weigh in at a surprisingly light 3.4 ounces, thanks to some weight savings by milling out the entire inside of the grip as well as addition holes on the top.


The Lightweight Pro tips the scales at 3.4 ounces and is lighter than the majority of available grips currently on the market. ( Yes we mean polymers too) ! We set out to create the lightest, most ergonomic grip on the market without compromising the structural integrity and quality. It is CNC machined from a single piece of aerospace grade aluminum and has a knurled back strap for additional adhesion. It instantly gives the operator the confidence needed in any weather or scenario, all while maintaining the consistency needed for a light weight build. Despite its lightweight it is incredibly durable and does not feel flimsy in the hand. If you are looking for the perfect grip for your lightweight build, look no further than the LWP!”

Tyrant Designs CNC is an AR accessories manufacturer based just outside of Chicago. They have had several successful designs for AR pistol grips and have plans to expand to foregrips as well as other AR accessories this year.

Tyrant Designs CNC, LLC

10134 Pacific Ave

Franklin Park, Il 60131


NW Shooting Sports Expo becomes TRIGGRCON

The following is a Press Release from TRIGGRCON:


**For Immediate Release**

NW Shooting Sports Expo becomes TRIGGRCON – Tactical Research Innovation Guns and Gear Review Convention

After the hugely successful inaugural year of the NWSSE with 4000 registered attendees and nearly 80 vendors, the most frequently asked question was about its future.

With all of the positive feedback we received during the show, we’re not at all surprised that all of the vendors we’ve contacted that were in attendance this year have already recommitted for 2017 such as; Mega Arms, Vortex Optics, Falkor Defense, Agency Arms, Battle Arms, Noveske to name a few.  We will also be welcoming AXTS Weapons, Phase 5 and many new participating manufacturers for 2017.


We will be changing the name from NWSSE to TRIGGRCON (Tactical Research Innovation Guns and Gear Review Convention) to better reflect the atmosphere and purpose of the event. TRIGGRCON is an exclusive selection of the top, innovative small arms companies and auxiliary manufacturers showcasing their new products and accessories.  Manufacturer selection will be by invitation only and limited to an intimate number not to exceed 150 companies.  There will be a media range day for live fire demonstrations and show times that are reserved strictly for media.  TRIGGRCON is also open to the general public during all other show times so enthusiasts can have direct access to the elite manufacturers that participate in the show.


For 2017 and its immediate future, the convention location will be in Tacoma Washington.  However, we are exploring possibilities for other cities for possible expansion.

Key Points

  • New product showcase from the top innovative companies in the small arms space
  • Intimate exclusive list of manufactures by invitation only
  • Open to the public
  • Media events throughout the show


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XTECH Tactical Introduces 5rd Magazine Extender and Complete 20rd Magazine for HK VP9

The following is a Press Release from XTECH TACTICAL.
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Mesa, AZ, August 23, 2016 – XTECH Tactical, manufacturer of the Advanced Tactical Grip is today introducing two new products for the HK VP9 pistol. First up is the new 5rd Magazine Extender for VP9 magazines. The XTECH Tactical mag extender adds an additional 5 round capacity to the VP9 magazine for a 20 round total. The mag extender is super simple to install with absolutely no tools needed.




Jeremy Deadman, Director of Sales and Marketing for XTECH Tactical explains how they have eliminated reliability concerns that plague many other mag extenders.

“The biggest thing for function is that we have a 100% consistent ID within the extender portion AND the  ID within the extender is less than the ID of the magazine.  The benefit here is that it is impossible for the extender to cause a Fail to Feed which is a known issue in extenders.”


The XTECH Tactical VP9 5rd Mag Extender is now shipping with an MSRP of $29.95 with FREE SHIPPING through the end of August.  http://www.xtechtactical.com/mtx-vp9p30-5-magazine-extender-with-spring/  Not available for sale in NY, CA or MA.

Additionally, XTECH Tactical will be offering complete XTECH Tactical VP9 magazines with and without the Mag Extender. The XTECH Tactical VP9 magazine will feature a 310 Stainless Steel body vs H&K’s Spring Steel body. It will also feature an extra round indicator hole to show the 20th round as shown in the photo below.


The XTECH Tactical 20 and 15 Round VP9 magazines will start shipping early this fall. The 20 Round magazine MSRP is $59.95 and the 15 Round magazine is $34.95.  Not available for sale in NY, CA or MA.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Jeremy Deadman at jeremy@xtechtactical.com.

About XTECH Tactical: American Ingenuity. American Made. XTech Tactical.

In 2013, XTech Tactical was formed to develop revolutionary firearms accessories for the AR style rifles and other small arms.

The XTech Tactical founding members bring over 50 years of combined design-for-manufacturing and quality control experience. Collectively they are listed on over 35 US and International Patents, and have been part of taking hundreds of products from concept through production.

Years of experience allows XTech Tactical to continuously introduce high quality, durable, and innovative products to the market. Its first release, the ATG™ grip, is an adjustable angle AR grip which easily adjusts to the three ideal angles of an AR style pistol grip. Each angle functions without any compromise on weight, durability or comfort, making it the ideal grip for all shooting stances or styles.