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    BOBRO Quick Release Throw Lever - BLAC

    BOBRO will be introducing a new quick release throw lever mount. It is a brand new design that is very different than what is available currently in the market place. They saw some of the flaws of the current systems and wanted to build something better. By now, youíve all seen the work of Andrew Bobro. If he canít make it better, he just doesnít make it. During dinner one evening during SHOT we were fortunate enough to see the lever in person. Without giving much detail away as patent paperwork is in the works, it is the best design weíve ever seen. Itís so simple but brilliant. The unique feature about the Quick release lever is that it fits on any size rail system milspec or not without any adjustment. Once itís on, itís on - Rock Solid.



    More information to follow as are able to release it.

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    We are working on the BLAC system. What BLAC stands for will be released when our initial testing units are delivered to our input/development groups.

    BOBRO produced a concept prototype BLAC, and conducted tests to determine the operational capabilities.

    BOBRO has used a BLAC type system with one of our Deposition Crucible Plates (DCP) with outstanding results.

    We are currently at the final stage of Phase 1.

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    Thanks for keeping us updated, I look forward to seeing them.

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    Indeed. The anticipation is killing me.

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    Prototypes should hit our doors within 2 weeks

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    I cant wait to see it. I could use a test unit to go along with the other items im testing

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Hwang View Post
    Prototypes should hit our doors within 2 weeks

    Outstanding, I had thought we were much farther out.

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    Looking forward to seeing more.

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    Will it be as "FUGly" as some of these others out there?

    ETA: Can't wait either.

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    Yee haw!

    Just got the greenlight from the Patent Attorney-

    You will be seeing it in the flesh within days.


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    Sounds like some great news.

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    Thaanks, for the update.
    What can one man do? You never know until you try.

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    BLAC- BOBRO LEVER, AUTO COMPENSATION - PATENT PENDING

    We wrote the desired features on the board in the prototype room (S-93) and designed a system to fulfill all the listed criteria.

    1- Must be compatible with any 1913 Specification Rail, to include systems that are out of specification (within reason) and this includes Weaver rails.

    2- Must be completely tool and user adjustable free. It needs to be 100% self contained and mate securely to any rail without the user having to tailor the pressure/engagement position.

    3- Must lock with enough pressure to positively attach any device or optical instrument to a rail without movement, static or dynamic forces not withstanding.

    4- The rail must not experience any deformation due to user error. This must include synthetic (plastic/polymer/composite) rail systems.

    5- Auto Index capability. The device must also index parallel to the bore. The unit must always repeat the forward shift (recoil forces direction of influence) not only to maximize zero repeatability, but to take this step of installation out of the users initial mounting sequence. Index must be redundant.

    6- Unit must not "shoot loose" due to improper mounting or a mechanical "bottoming out".

    7- The system must incorprate a safety that prevents the lever from being accidentally opened. The safety must be able to be manipulated in conjunction with the lever rotation, so that only one hand is required to open it.

    8- The unit will utilize constant force to ensure required pressure in all conditions. The force must be substantial to prevent any shift forward/aft left/right.

    9- The pressure must be applied in a linear direction centered in the main body to prevent "cocking" of the mount.

    10- It must be easy to manipulate by gloved or fatigued hands.

    11- It must be extremely robust, and withstand shock and impact to the system housing.

    12- There were others, but by listing them we would compromise our trade secrets.

    We at BOBRO felt that the constant massive force was the secret to a truly non adjustable mount that would lock securely, and maintain zero. It would then be truly repeatable. It could not work/shoot loose.

    We engineered a "Window" that would tolerate all 1913 Rails. The Weaver compatability was a bonus, after the Phase 1 Article was complete, we grabbed a Weaver rail just for laughs..........and it locked dead solid.

    Once John and Stickman get their hands on it, and Stickman works his magic you will see the BLAC Lock.

    We will then get feedback from our initial testers, and go from there.

    Andrew Bobro- Owner, BOBRO

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    Assembly just gave me the thumbs up-

    I am going spearfishing now.

    My brain is friggen smoked.

    Nobody call for 2 days.

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    Its hard for me to get ultra excited about mounts, but I have to say that I am more than a little impressed.

    Here are a few teaser pictures, and I'll get more info and pictures up later.








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