S&S Precision Skeletonized Magazine Retention (SMR) with Dust Eliminator(s): Minimalist, Modular Lightweight Polymer Rifle Mag Carrier/Pouch for Tactical Armor Plate Carriers (Video!)

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By David Crane
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September 19, 2014

About three weeks ago, I asked DefenseReview (DR) U.S. Army Special Forces (SF) assaulter/operator, competitive 3-Gun shooter and writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch if there was anything (specifically, any combat/tactical product) he liked the look of at the moment, and he sent me a link to the S&S Skeletonized Magazine Retention (SMR) Panel page on the LBX Tactical website. As it happens, we shot photos and video of the S&S SMR mag carriers at SHOT Show 2014 earlier this year, and for some strange reason, we hadn’t published anything on it. Our apologies, especially since S&S Precision owner and founder was kind enough to take the time to show us the system, so check out our embedded video below.

The S&S Precision Skeletonized Magazine Retention (SMR) mag carrier/pouch is a minimalist, modular rigid lightweight polymer rifle mag (magazine) carrier/pouch with mag retention capability courtesy of the overmolded ruber piece that creates surface tension (i.e., pressure and friction), combined with inward-facing polymer levers on each side of the mag for additional surface tension retention.

At the S&S Precision booth at SHOT, Borland had an actual S&S SMR Kit/Plate Frame rig with only one SMR on it, outfitted with a dust eliminator, instead of three SMR’s. The SMR Kit is basically a S&S Plate Frame, although the actual SMR Kit/Plate Frame sports a red-eyed skull graphic at the top. The S&S plate frame is the primary component of the ultra-minimalist S&S Precision Plate Frame Tactical Armor Plate Carrier. DR covered that S&S product back in March 2012, after we viewed and handled it at SHOT Show 2012. However, the video we shot shows three SMR’s mounted across an S&S Plate Frame.

S&S Precision’s main thrust appears to be good aesthetic design based on functional, utilitarian minimalism, and the S&S SMR with dust eliminator fits right into that mold. Defense Review looks forward to obtaining a few SMR’s for hands-on review as soon as we can.

Company Contact Info:

S&S Precision
2504 Squadron Ct, Unit 110
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Phone: 757-453-6695
Email Contact Page: http://www.sandsprecision.com/contacts/
Website: http://www.sandsprecision.com

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