A lighter and more compact version of the company’s full-size vertical foregrip, the TangoDown QD Stubby measures only 3.4" long and weighs less than 3.5 ozs. Featuring the company’s American Defense throw-lever quick-detach mount, the QD Stubby solidly affixes to any MIL-STD or Weaver rail in only seconds and contains an internal compartment for storage. Price: $95. Contact: TangoDown, Inc.; (909) 392-4757; tangodown.com.
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