Mean Arms

Makers of the MA Lock, MA Loader, and EndoMag, here’s how a small manufacturing business got its start.

by Dean Meier

Mean, LLC (, 404/889-8960) is a small manufacturer specializing in custom firearm development and products developed in-house, engineering items ranging from complete firearms to custom-designed parts. The company’s staff boasts over four decades of manufacturing experience as providers of custom injection molding services, mold design, and part fabrication for other companies worldwide.

Wanting to take their manufacturing experience and enter the firearms industry, the MEAN company name is an acronym of the initials of the company’s founder, his wife, and their two children. The company specializes in magazine conversions, especially for those in less permissive legal environments where standard capacity and functioning magazines are restricted against peaceable, law-abiding citizens.

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