Midwest Industries

Founded in 2003 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Midwest Industries makes a variety gunsmith tools and accessories for firearms. The majority of their products are designed and manufactured in their Wisconsin facility in and are backed by a lifetime guarantee Among their newest is the Pistol Caliber Carbine Block For Glock ($39.95). This armorer’s block fits Glock 9mm, .40, 10mm, and .45 caliber firearms, being compatible with both handguns and pistol-caliber carbines based on the Glock, including the Kriss Vector and Ruger PC Carbine. Made from of a high-strength polymer construction, this block has mounting holes for attachment to your workbench and securely locks the firearm via its magwell for maintenance. There are also multiple points of contact for vice use.

Subscribe to our free newsletter.

AK Receiver Maintenance Block ($39.95) is compatible with most AK-47 and AK-74 variants, although minor fitting may be required on with some versions. In addition being bench mounted or vice held when holding the firearm for repair, this block also secures the bolt for complete disassembly and reassembly.

Midwest features a line of M-Lok and sight systems for lever actions. The patent pending Extended M-Lok Sight System for Henry and Marlin 1894 and 1895 variants modernizes classic pistol and rifle caliber lever actions to accept various accessories in a modular manner. Constructed from anodized 6061 aluminum, the forend is slim and lightweight while remaining rigid and providing multiple points of contact with the firearm. A forward-mounted sling swivel allows use of conventional hunting slings and the M-Lok rails allows multiple attachment points. A five-slot M-Lok rail section is included and more can be added. A full-length top Picatinny rail can mount optics, lights, lasers, or other additional accessories. For backup, a heavy-duty front sight post and steel rear aperture ghost ring rear sight with wide windage and elevation adjustment can be set for a range of different ammunition. A sight adjustment tool is included.

Contact Midwest Industries (MidwestIndustriesInc.com, 262/896-6780) about their complete line of tools and parts.

Read more in the January 2023 issue.

Don’t miss a single issue. Subscribe now or renew your subscription.

For non-subscribers wanting free access, submit one free article to use on our site and we’ll send you a complete digital copy of any issue of your choice (April 2006 to current).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s