SHOT Show 2016: The CAA Mic-Roni Pistol/Carbine Conversion Kit

    CAA was at SHOT and was heavily promoting their Roni pistol conversion kits. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the Roni is a kit that accepts a pistol (Glock is their most popular model, for example), and gives the shooter some advantages lacked by the pistol itself, such as a full stock, a charging handle, and extra weight to counter recoil, as well as optic and accessory mounting options.

    Remember, guys, you need an SBR stamp on your Glock to use this system!

    CAA’s newest addition to the line is the Mic-Roni (available in Glock 17 and 19 versions as of writing), a more compact version of the Roni that actually integrates some better ergonomics. It has a right-folding stock (as opposed to the Roni’s collapsible stock) and the pistol can be operated with the stock folded. Many of the features on Mic-Roni are ambidextrous, including the trigger-guard safety, the cocking handle, and the serrated thumb rests on the chassis. A forward mounted extra magazine holder is quicker than the rear-mounted version from the original RONI. It also features an integral forward flashlight mount, Picatinny rails for two sighting devices and additional side rails.


    The new Mic-Roni.


    The original “full-size” Roni.


    Several variants of the Roni system were on display.


    Another look at the new Mic-Roni with a Gen4 Glock 17.


    The original Roni (top) and new Mic-Roni (bottom).

    James Reeves

    • NRA-licensed concealed weapons instructor, 2012-present
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