The Nydar 47

And you thought your C-More was cool. . .
Behold the “Nydar 47”.
A friend of the shop walked through the door the other day with this, the grandfather of all red-dot sights. In several ways, it’s basically an oversize C-more that doesn’t use batteries. My google-fu tells me this was patented and offered in 1945 as a shotgun sight (this one is mounted on a Remington 11). It’s a civilian offshoot of the first optical gunsights used on WWII fighters. Fragile, hard to zero, but it works. In normal lighting conditions, the reticle shows up remarkably well, and with no electronics involved whatsoever, I suspect it’s still as “bright” as when it was made — 70 years ago!

New Follower Created

I love my guys at Taylor Freelance. Yesterday we got angry at the cheap followers that came with a pack of Colt 9mm magazines. They were dragging and took a lot of handwork to fix. My guys told me they could build a custom one to fix all that. . and do it in a single day.

SHA-ZAM! Behold a custom Colt SMG follower prototype, cnc’ed from super-slick black Delrin. Such is the power of the mighty team of Michael Fox and Justin Eng!

Built to cradle our custom springs (they won’t take the “square” Colt spring), this follower is NOTICEABLY slicker/smoother than the various factory parts we used for reference. We’re recruiting some local guys with Colt PCC’s now to do some testing.