America Grip Rail Mounted Tool Kit | SHOT 2017

At the Breakthrough Clean Technologies booth, they had a AR on display with some odd looking rail covers. The rail covers are made by America Grip. The rail covers have 1/4 hex bit holes to store hex bit tools. The cover panels are simply snapped onto the rails for storage. You remove them and sandwich two halves together to form the handle of a hex bit driver tool.


They are currently working on a small metal vial to store lubricant for Breakclean.


American Grip also has a small key shaped AR-15 tool.

– Made in the USA of Rugged Stainless & Spring Steel

– Flat Blade Points are Compatible With Most Optics to Include Aimpont Micro Optics (T-1 & T-2). Also can be used to extract ammunition and casings from a chamber so you don’t have to use your knife.

– Magpul AR-15 Pistol Grip Compatible

– Tined Brass Hook to Remove Brass After a Case Head Separation

– Carbon Scraper

– Central Lanyard Hole

– Key Chain / Para Cord Loop Hole

– V-Notch Firing Pin Scraper


Both the Tool Grip and Dagger Tool are available on their website.

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  • M-dasher

    Just what we need……more rail mounted crap

  • Keiichi

    What does it weigh?

    The last thing I want to be attaching to a rail on my rifle is something like this – it doesn’t contribute to the function or utility of the rifle / pistol as a firearm.

    Now, of my backpack or toolbox came with a rail, it might be convenient to have these simple tools attached …

  • TheNotoriousIUD

    OK, I feel like im just being punked now.

  • RSG

    If I ever see this on a rifle out in the wild I’m going to torment the owner/mall ninja.

  • Dr. Longfellow Buchenrad

    Now if only my rifle had just a little more rail I could do away with my backpack altogether.

  • Y-man

    Where do I attach the Kitchen Sink?

  • iksnilol

    That keychain tool seems neat.

  • valorius

    Not something i’d use, but i’ll give em credit for innovation. I keep that sort of crap in my VFG

    • Joe

      This. I don’t see the utility for myself, but I’m glad to see the innovation.

  • Some Guy

    No coffee grinder?

  • Phillip Cooper

    This is right up there with the multitool bracelet I saw a few years ago.

    A front sight post tool? Really? What’s wrong with using a round of 5.56 ball?

  • Joe Gamer

    I see a lot of hate for it, but damned if I don’t want it…lol

  • Cymond

    Mock it all you want, but I like the idea of having essential tools on a range gun. I tend to overlook stuff like that when I pack for the range. If I have an issue, it always seems to need a tool that I didn’t bring.

    • M-dasher

      ….what tools do you really need for an AR15?

      • Cymond

        Maybe not for the rifle, but some optics use hex drivers or what not. In my case, I’d like a better way to keep an Allen wrench on my 10/22.

  • some other joe

    Using this for a CLP bottle and cleaning rod because it was worth losing the cleaning kit compartment when going to the collapsible stock? Definitely. But what do I need a hex key for on my rifle, let alone several?

  • hami

    I received the rail mounted tool kit in a monthly subscription box a few months ago. The tool is very secure on the rail of my 7.5 inch Vltor VIS SBR. The bits began to come loose after every 500 rounds approximately. I removed the tool because eventually the bits would fall off.

    Would you believe that in the time I needed to use the tool twice? It’s a fine idea for a rifle that goes to the range without a lot of forethought and preparedness.