AR-15 Gun Lock Defeated With A LEGO Astronaut

In the world of Gun Locks, there is no shortage of products out there that fall into the “bad” category. Although none of them seem to be quite as bad as the one that YouTube personality LockPickingLawyer defeated with nothing more than a LEGO Astronaut figure. LockPickingLawyer is true to his namesake, being both a lawyer by trade and a lock picker in his free time. However, LockPickingLawyer seems to have a third passion – Firearms.

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ZORE Ship 10,000 X Core Pistol Locks in First 10 Months

The Israeli company ZORE have celebrated the shipping of 10,00 of their X Core pistol locks 10 months after they launched their rotary combination lock system. The X Core was initially launched back in February 2018 with a 9x19mm version of the locking device.

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TFB Review: ZORE-X Caliber Specific Gun Locks

If you own firearms, one necessity everyone needs is a gun lock. Whether you own a gun safe, small rope locks for the action of your firearm or you have been so ambitious as to create a safe room, all gun owners need a means and a way to safely lock and store their firearms. That is where ZORE-X Gun Locks come into play.

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[SHOT 2018] Hands on with Zore-X Gun Locks

Manufacturing a gun lock that is both very safe around those who shouldn’t be around your firearm, but yet have the ability to be instantly unlocked in times when you actually need your firearm during a self-defense situation is a very tricky design tightrope to cross. Zore, an Israeli based but producing in California company, thinks it has the answer. Essentially the product idea is to have a bullet-shaped chamber insert that expands when attempting to rack the slide to the rear (the extractor catches on to the chamber insert as it would with a live or dummy round), thus locking it into the chamber even further. This insert is attached to a block on the outside of a handgun, that has a rotating RAPIDial. Twisting this RAPIDial is very akin to twisting a Master Lock from the High School days of old, turn to a number one way, then back to the second number, then for a third time, in the opposite direction. However, this is only a 3 digit combination of 9 numbers a slot. Zore can be programmed with 20 different digits of 9 available numbers apiece (although this would be a poor decision to have all 20 in a self-defense situation).

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[SHOT 2018] Gun Guardian AR Grip Locking Device

While cruising the new product area at the 2018 SHOT Show I spotted a new gun safety product from the guys at Gun Guardian. They call it the Trigger Shield, it’s basically a replacement AR-15 grip that can fold backwards then slide over the trigger and lock into place. It completely covers the trigger housing preventing any access to the trigger.

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[GAOS] IC13's Glock Boot

Last year I came across IC Arms & Accessories at the Great American Outdoor Show (GAOS) and posted about their AR-15 IC13 lock. Well they recently came out with a keyed lock for Glock Handguns. The IC-Lock for Handguns aka “Glock Boot” locks the Glock slide so the gun cannot be chambered or disassembled. The side opposite of the key hole is designed to interface with a wall mount so you can hang up your Glock if you so desired.

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Harnessing Technology: Zore gun locks

A new start up company, by the name of ZORE has come up with a novel approach to gun locks. Their lock consists of a sort of expanding dimensional correct simulated bullet. Once “chambered” and the lock button is pressed, the bullet expands out into the chamber via a sort of mechanical contraption. At the same time, the bolt face/extractor lock on to the base of the round from the rear, thus causing the slide to lock up to the simulated round, and thus causing the firearm to be essentially locked. How do you unlock it? Dial the number wheel as if you were dialing a MasterLock high school combination locker, no matter what the position of the wheel, it will register the clicks you input. The lock button is popped up, while at the same time the chambered “Bullet” will release pressure from the inside, rack the slide, the lock falls out, and the a round is chambered if you already have a magazine inserted. The ZORE lock is black, with the lock button colored yellow, and the dial has indentations on it to tell you where to spin it for the correct combination. In addition that dial doesn’t have to start from one particular spot, so theoretically you can dial it while in the dark and unlock it. The entire system is also digitalized, with an app that tells the owner if the lock is being tampered with, via a bluetooth connection. The battery itself will last for more than a year on its own, and within 3 months of it running out of power, the app will send you a notification via blue tooth. For now it appears that they only have a 9x19mm version that has an expected release date in December 2016. But their other calibers are .40 S&W, .45 ACP, and 5.56x45mm, all due in 2017.

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ARmA 15 Wall Mount

ARmA 15 has made a lockable wall mount for a standard AR15 rifle. The gun is inserted into the ARmA15 wall mount and using a padlock, the gun is secured. Even if someone were to rip the wall mount off the wall, the gun stays secured. The only downside is that the gun cannot be kept loaded due to the design of the wall mount.

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