SB Tactical Releases New SBA5 Arm Brace

Daniel Y
by Daniel Y

With arm braces once again on the menu thanks to a court injunction, SB Tactical has released a new model. The SBA5 is adjustable through five positions and will fit most common large-format pistols. Let’s see how it compares to its predecessors.

Stabilizing Braces @ TFB:

Like the other stabilizing braces from SB Tactical, the SBA5 includes a strap to secure the soft portion around the shooter’s forearm. There is also a QD sling cup for shooting with sling tension support, or general carrying. It is made in the USA.

The new SBA5 Brace does not include a receiver extension but is compatible with the industry standard military specification. The range of adjustment positions ranges from 7.5 inches to 10.25 inches in length of pull. It weighs nine ounces (without buffer tube) and includes a 1-inch wide strap. The brace itself measures 6.2 inches.

Both black and flat dark earth models appear on the SB Tactical website, but only black is in stock at this time. Both colors retail for $124.99 and can be ordered here. It is also available at a range of firearm retailers.

SB Tactial SBA5 stabilizing arm brace.
SB Tactical SBA5 stabilizing arm brace.

From the manufacturer:

The SBA5™ Pistol Stabilizing Brace® is 5-position adjustable and designed for all platforms capable of accepting a mil-spec carbine receiver extension. Featuring an integral, ambidextrous QD sling socket and an arm cuff based on the original SB15®, the SBA5 greatly enhances the usability of the host firearm by providing an additional point of contact.


All images from SB Tactical.

Daniel Y
Daniel Y

AKA @fromtheguncounter on Instagram. Gun nerd, reloader, attorney, and mediocre hunter. Daniel can still be found on occasion behind the counter at a local gun store. When he is not shooting, he enjoys hiking, camping, and rappelling around Utah.

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  • Glad to see they're finally embracing the fact that these are just stocks and not braces in any sense of the word.

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    • Tim Tom Zalabim Tim Tom Zalabim on Mar 28, 2024

      @Christian Hedegaard-Schou Federal agencies love specious applications of the "law" when it benefits them, why shouldn't manufacturers in the private-sector do the same thing?

  • Rjp Rjp on Mar 19, 2024

    "Fuck it. We ball" - sb tactical probably

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