Barrel Blok, Pistol
(BarrelBlok 9 Shown)
- PROVIDES UN-PARALLELED TRAINING REALISM
- TRAIN WITH YOUR ACTUAL WEAPON NOT A DUMMY GUN
- USERS CAN SAFELY PRACTICE DRY-FIRING AND MULTIPLE OTHER TRAINING DRILLS
- WEAPON AND ALL CONTROLS CAN BE FULLY MANIPULATED
- WEAPON CAN BE HOLSTERED WITH BARRELBLOK™ INSERTED
- FIREARM CANNOT CHAMBER A ROUND
- VISUALLY INDICATES THAT THE FIREARM IS SAFE
- CAN BE TRIMMED TO DESIRED HOLSTER DRAW HEIGHT
- SIMPLY INSERT AND TRAIN
- SAFEST HANDGUN TRAINING TOOL
- NO DISASSEMBLY OR TOOLS NEEDED!
1.) Safe and Simple- BarrelBlok™ inserts through the open ejection port into the barrel and chamber. It effectively "blocks the barrel" and prevents the firearm from chambering a round. Your firearm is now safe. You DO NOT have to disassemble your firearm to use BarrelBlok™.
2.) Visual Indicator- The tip of BarrelBlok™ protrudes from the muzzle allowing everyone to see the firearm is safe.
3.) Holster Clearance Indicator- The tip of BarrelBlok™ can be trimmed to obtain the proper draw height from a holster. It is recommended that you trim BarrelBlok™ so that 3/4 to 1-inch are showing. Use the half-inch increments as a guide when trimming the tip.
4.) Strike Face- BarrelBlok™ features a Strike Face on the rear of the device for the firing pin to contact when performing dry-fire training. This gives the firing pin a semi-rigid surface to hit without damaging the firing pin. It also helps to reduce the vibrations often felt when conducting dry-fire training.
5.) In-Battery Indicator- The back of BarrelBlok™features an Extractor Ramp that is designed to safely engage the extractor and prevent the firearm from going into battery if the slide is not fully actuated when charging. This is a great training aid for users who have a tendency to "ride-the-slide" forward or half-charge the slide. It also allows the user to set up out-of-battery malfunction drills with their pistol.
6.) Universal- BarrelBlok™ and BarrelBlok™ Pro will fit into any firearm of the same caliber.
7.) Curved Neck- The curved neck aids in the easy insertion and removal of BarrelBlok™ from your firearm.
8.) MagBlok™ Insert- In the BarrelBlok™ Pro series, there are three (3) MagBlok™ inserts that snap into the top of an empty magazine. This device tricks the firearm into thinking it has ammunition in the magazine, preventing the slide from locking to the rear. With MagBlok™ inserted into an empty magazine, you know have FULL and UNRESTRICTED mechanical functionality with NO slide lock! With MagBlok™ inserted, you can now safely duplicate every function and malfunction in a training environment. The three MagBlok™ inserts allow the user to train with up to three magazines to simulate emergency reloads repetitiously. NOTE- MagBlok™ is NOT for sale separately.
Best of all, neither your firearm or magazine have to be disassembled to use BarrelBlok™ or MagBlok™! Simply insert it to train and remove it to return your firearm to its full ready state. Products are made from a composite material that will not mark, damage or mar any surface of your firearm. It is durable and designed to handle the rigors of firearms training. BarrelBlok™ is impervious to gun oil, lubricants, and GSR. BarrelBlok™ and BarrelBlok™ Pro models are universal for each caliber and will fit into multiple firearms. BarrelBlok™ and BarrelBlok™ Pro are available in 9mm (9x19), .40 S&W, .45 ACP and .357 Sig. A .380 model will be released in late-summer 2016.
BARRELBLOK™ USER INSTRUCTIONS:
BarrelBlok™ was designed from the beginning to be simple and fast, otherwise students and instructors would not use it. In the simplest of terms, insert BarrelBlok™ to use it, and remove it to return your firearm to its operational state. No disassembly. No tools. No fuss! The following instructions are for inserting a BarrelBlok™ into a pistol, regardless of make, model or caliber. NOTE- PLEASE SEE WARNING AND CAUTION STATEMENTS BELOW. Use extreme caution and always practice the Four Cardinal Rules of Firearms Safety ANYTIME you are handling a firearm in ANY manner!
HOW TO USE BARRELBLOK™:
Step 1: Your firearm MUST be UNLOADED. With your firearm pointed in a safe direction and your finger(s) off the trigger, release the magazine and clear the chamber. Visually and physically inspect your firearm to ensure that it is safe.
Step 2: With the slide locked to the rear, insert BarrelBlok™ through the open ejection port and into the chamber as shown to the left. If the insertion angle causes the BarrelBlok™ tip to catch on the inside edge of the chamber, remove it and bend the tip upwards a little and reinsert.
Step 3: Carefully push the BarrelBlok™ as far into the chamber as possible with your finger. The tip will protrude from the muzzle. Make sure the back of the BarrelBlok™ in resting inside the chamber as shown to the left.
Step 4: Release the slide as you would when charging the firearm with full spring compression. The slide should be allowed to slam forward and into battery. After being released, pull the slide back to make sure the BarrelBlok™ is seated in the chamber as shown to the left.
Step 5: Count the number of desired increments you want to trim the BarrelBlok™ to. We recommend having at least 1/2" to 1" extending from the muzzle. Each marked increment on the tip is 1/2". Remove BarrelBlok™ and trim to size with a knife or snips. (See CAUTION below).
Step 6: Reinsert the BarrelBlok™ into your firearm using the above instructions. Confirm the tip is trimmed to the desired length. Insert an empty magazine and begin training.
REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS: Remove magazine and lock the slide to the rear. With muzzle pointed up, sharply tap BarrelBlok™ so that it pops out into the ejection port. Grasp BarrelBlok™ and remove from the firearm.
IMPORTANT- WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
WARNING- Firearms training is inherently DANGEROUS. Users of BarrelBlok™ are responsible for the proper use of this product and assume all risks and liabilities associated with its use. BarrelBlok™ and Blok Safety Systems LLC are not responsible for unsafe, unintended or negligent use of this product.
WARNING-Follow instructions above or those enclosed with your BarrelBlok™ for proper insertion and use of this product. Treat ALL firearms at ALL times as if they are loaded. When inserting, removing or training with BarrelBlok™, keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction at ALL times.
WARNING- DO NOT use or insert a BarrelBlok™ that is NOT the same caliber as your firearm! Use ONLY the same caliber BarrelBlok™ as the firearm you are inserting it into. Not using the correct size BarrelBlok™ for your firearm is DANGEROUS!
CAUTION- Measure twice and cut once! BarrelBloks™ that are cut incorrectly CANNOT be returned!
WARNING- The composite material that BarrelBlok™ is made from is sensitive to high heat. DO NOT insert a BarrelBlok™ into a firearm that has NOT completely cooled down after live-fire. Wait for the barrel to cool completely BEFORE reinserting the BarrelBlok™.
CAUTION- When using or training with BarrelBlok™, exercise caution to ensure that the tip does not cause injury to eyes, face or any part of the body.
BarrelBlok™ was originally developed for use exclusively with the D.R.A.W. School Firearms Training program for law enforcement and military. Elite tactical teams and officers wanted a training tool that would allow them to train with the full operational weight of their firearm with absolute confidence that it was safe. While this request was in contrast to traditional firearms training rules, these teams and individuals wanted the ability to replicate every aspect of real-world situations in training, including the full weight of an operational firearm. With "out-of-the-box" forward-thinking, several key development criteria were established that had to be met in the final product.
These criteria included:
- The device MUST prevent a round from being chambered when inserted.
- The device MUST visually confirm that the firearm is safe.
- The device MUST maintain mechanical functionality.
- The device MUST maintain operational weight and balance of firearm.
- The device MUST serve a clearance indicator for holsters and tactical training.
- The device MUST be universal and adaptable to most firearm platforms.
- The device MUST not require dis-assembly of the firearm to use.
When training is completed, the firearm can be returned to duty-ready state in just a few seconds. This allows training to take place anytime, anywhere.
BarrelBlok™ has changed the way firearms training is conducted. Instructors are able to see that the firearm is safe, providing the ability to observe their students from a "first person" perspective and other forward angles. This allows instructors to help students make minute changes that can have a tremendous impact on the proper execution of tactics. For students, the ability to train without inadvertent training scars being unconsciously learned means that performance in critical situations will mirror peak performance learned during training.