Tactical Industry News: Stone Road Partners With Del-Ton; MDT Acquires J Allen Enterprises

In the latest tactical industry news, Stone Road Media has partnered with Del-Ton and MDT has acquired the assets of J Allen Enterprises.

Tactical Industry News: Stone Road Partners With Del-Ton; MDT Acquires J Allen Enterprises

In the latest tactical industry news:

Stone Road Media has partnered with Del-Ton to help with marketing in the outdoor industry and bringing its products to consumers, new and old.

Del-Ton Incorporated, founded in 2000 by Tony Autry, is a manufacturer of AR parts and accessories. After years of supplying high-quality gear to the industry, Del-Ton began manufacturing its own rifles and accessories. The company offers a wide array of firearm accessories from optics and barrel assemblies to lower receivers and other AR-15 components. Del-Ton also offers an 11.5-inch Pistol Rifle Kit and the fully-assembled LIMA MLOK Pistol.

“We are excited to work with a company that mirrors the passion and drive we have at Del-Ton,” says Sara Cookson, VP of Compliance and Marketing at Del-Ton, Inc. “We feel we have found that at Stone Road Media and we are excited to move forward and focus on a new marketing direction.”

“We are excited to be working with Del-Ton Inc.,” says Jared Prusia, VP of Marketing at Stone Road Media. “Our mission, together, is to break away from the traditional firearm marketing mentality and to set Del-Ton apart from its competitors by aligning with top industry influencers, content producers, and digital content platforms to reach a new generation of firearm enthusiasts.”

Faxon Firearms Products Available at MidwayUSA

Faxon Firearms rifles, pistols and components are now available through MidwayUSA.

“Faxon Firearms is excited to partner with MidwayUSA," said Bob Faxon, owner of Faxon Firearms. "MidwayUSA is a first-class organization with similar values to Faxon’s that center around quality products and customer satisfaction. We look forward to working closely with MidwayUSA to provide customers with quality, innovative products."

Faxon Firearms is based in Cincinnati.

Apex Tactical Taps Sports South for Distribution

Apex Tactical Specialties, a designer and manufacturer of aftermarket triggers and accessories for firearms, has added Sports South LLC as its newest distributor.

Headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana, Sports South is the country’s oldest and largest distributor of firearms, ammunition, and accessories with more than 175 years of serving U.S. firearms retailers.

“Apex offers trigger upgrades for more top selling pistols than any other company, and we are very pleased to now work with Sports South to bring this extensive selection of aftermarket drop-in parts for brands such as CZ, FN, Glock, Ruger, Sig Sauer, Smith & Wesson and Walther to the Sports South dealer network,” said Randy Lee, President and CEO of Apex.

Firearm retailers can access Sports South’s wide selection of products, including the Apex product line, through its website. Dealers can place an order with Sports South by calling (800) 388-3845 or emailing sales@sportssouth.biz. To establish an account with Sports South dealers can use their contact form or contact Caden Smith at caden.smith@sportssouth.biz.

MDT Acquires Assets of J Allen Enterprises

Modular Driven Technologies (MDT) has acquired the designs, tooling and patents of the renowned precision rifle chassis system, the J Allen Chassis JAE-700 and JAE-100.

The J Allen Chassis systems have been touted as one of the most comfortable and configurable stock-style chassis systems in the last two decades, making it one of the most popular chassis among top precision rifle competitors. MDT is proud to continue the J Allen Legacy under the MDT line of precision rifle chassis and accessories.

“The acquisition of the tooling, patents, and design of the J Allen Chassis systems strengthens MDT’s position as the premier chassis manufacturer in the industry and offers another proven product to help customers shoot better," said CEO Maarten Van Ruitenburg states. “MDT will produce the J Allen Chassis with the same quality and expanded features that MDT and JAE customers expect."

MDT will begin the transition of the Chassis production late 2019 at its Everson, Washington, facilities and plans to be in full production by mid 2020. 

Daniel Defense Expands With Grip-N-Rip Charging Handle

Daniel Defense has expanded its parts and accessories offerings to include the new Grip-N-Rip charging handle, which features ambidextrous controls and improved gas flow.

The Grip-N-Rip Charging Handle was designed and manufactured with features and benefits to enhance a shooter’s experience and performance. Engineered for suppressed fire, the charging handle features anti-gas enhancements that redirect gas flow up and away from the face of the operator. The Grip-N-Rip also includes independently ambidextrous handles to accommodate left and right-handed manipulation of the latches. The handles and latches are manufactured from 6061-T6 and the main body from forged 7075-T6, which are all Type III hard coat anodized.

Offered in AR-15 and AR-10 configurations, the Grip-N-Rip is available for individual purchase at authorized Daniel Defense Dealers and online at www.DanielDefense.com. Additionally, all complete Daniel Defense modern sporting rifles will now include the upgraded charging handle. MSRP for the Grip-N-Rip is $99.00.


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