Featured The 6-Second Optic Mount Recoil Staff January 7, 2014 Join the Conversation A couple of weeks back we put an image on Facebook that garnered a lot of attention. The picture was of a Glock rigged up for an EOTech MRDS, Aimpoint Micro or something similar and a light with the “6-Second Optic Mount”; that picture came via Frozen Rat, from a collection of images featuring the custom holster Raven Concealment Systems (RCS) designed for a weapon equipped with that system. Here are a few more pictures for those who were asking, courtesy of both Frozen Rat and ALG Defense. The weapon is a Glock with the ALG Defense “6-Second Optic Mount” aboard. It was originally designed for a client in the form of a specialty government/DoD CT unit that performs linear assaults with a particular eye toward hostage rescue. The name comes from the “6 seconds from breech to rescue” constraints such a team might operate within when things go loud. There are a number of intended advantages to the design, including ease of use with NODs, a mitigation of abuse to the optic (which would otherwise we riding the slide) and faster sight tracking. The pistol is also equipped with a Geissele mag well mod. The holster was built for the prototypes. Some or all of these assorted pieces may be available soon for commercial purchase; we will advise when this occurs. Note that if you'd like to take a first hand look at 6-Second Optic Mount prototypes, they and the RCS holsters will be at the NSSF SHOT Show 2014 next week, Booth #561 Booth 561 is, as RCS' Michael Goerlich puts it, “…down in the pit, back by the beef jerky and the nunchuks.” Explore RECOILweb:Mossberg's Pocket BlasterYou Don't Have a Weak SideRadian Weapons Settles U.S. Lawsuit Against Stag Arms LLCVortex Micro 3x Magnifier Review: How Micro Is It? NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.