The patent pending Folding Lower receiver was an idea floated several years back by a friend of 17 Design & Mfg, who would become the CEO of Shield Arms. We recently brought this idea back to life in a joint project as a submission and down-selected submission for the US Army’s Sub Compact Weapon System solicitation. While integrating a folding mechanism into the standard operating system of the AR pattern rifle is far from simple, our extensive knowledge of manufacturing and engineering allowed for a high production, repeatable, first of its kind product that will shape the AR market for years to come.

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1642 NW 1ST ST, Oklahoma City, OK 73106, United States

17 Design & Manufacturing is a full-service business founded upon principals of quality and best value. We are in business to create and deliver precision and value for our firearm clients. With over a decade of combined experience among our principals and advisors, 17 Designs & Manufacturing has lived up to a commitment to the success of the business of our clients.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weekends by appointment

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