Parts & Customization

Custom Glock Pistols: Complete Guide & Pics 2021
Custom Glock Pistols: Complete Guide & Pics 2021

From national security services to armed forces and police officers, Glock pistols are synonymous with sharp looks, precision aiming, and superior manufacturing. There’s no way you haven’t heard the name Glock since its name-dropped in hip-hop songs, displayed frequently on TV shows and in movies, and attached to the side of virtually every police officer....

Dec 29, 2020
The 6.8 SPC Barrel Buying Guide – All You Need to Know
The 6.8 SPC Barrel Buying Guide – All You Need to Know

The AR-15 firearm’s 5.56 NATO has various potent alternatives. However, the Remington 6.8 SPC stands out as the best cartridge for universal use. The 6.8 x 43mm cartridge is ideal for shorter barreled weapons.. The 5.56 NATO/.223 Remington round’s design was built for 20-inch barrelled weapons, but this isn’t ideal for tighter firearm scenarios. Unlike...

Dec 29, 2020
Combat Optic Tool, I do not regret that I have but one tool to use for my optics
Combat Optic Tool, I do not regret that I have but one tool to use for my optics

The patent pending Combat Optic Tool™ by Patriot Products AZ, LLC, proudly made in the USA, is revolutionary in its adaptability with the majority of the combat optics currently in use by military, law enforcement, and citizen soldiers/civilians.. The Combat Optic Tool™ has a box wrench that will work with both 3/8” LaRue Tactical mounts...

Dec 29, 2020
Custom Gunsmithing and Advanced Finishes
Custom Gunsmithing and Advanced Finishes

ROBAR is a custom gunsmith shop that specializes in advance firearm finishes. We can take a basic handgun, rifle, or shotgun and customize it to your specification making it a true masterpiece. Our extensive Glock work like the one above is praised by firearms instructors and writers.. We can take a hunting shotgun and make...

Dec 29, 2020
Magazine problems with the 1911
Magazine problems with the 1911

This is an email conversation with a customer that had problems with his slide locking back on his 1911.. “I received my Kimber 45 back from your shop today. Overall I am very pleased with the quality of the finish and gunsmithing.. However, upon field stripping and inspecting the weapon, then reassembling and conducting a...

Dec 29, 2020
John Farnam Comes to ROBAR for the Best Metal Finishes
John Farnam Comes to ROBAR for the Best Metal Finishes

John Farnam is the owner and operator of Defense Training International. We are happy to provide the highest quality of firearms customization available for John Farnam to use. Above is a M&P pistol John Farnam sent us to have the new Unity Tactical A.T.O.M. for the M&P installed with a Trijicon RMR mounted on top...

Dec 29, 2020
Glock Grip Modification
Glock Grip Modification

The Tri-Fit  NEW!. Completely change your Glock’s grip angle in less than 60 seconds. This kit includes 3 inserts: 1911 style, Sig style, and Original.. This is available on Generation 1, 2, 3; on models: 17, 22, 35, 34, 19, 23, 26, and 27. It is not currently offered on any of the Generation 4 Glocks.Installation...

Dec 29, 2020
How Can a Firearm Finish Improve Reliability?
How Can a Firearm Finish Improve Reliability?

ROBAR® finishes, such as NP3 are touted to improve reliability. People often ask “how can firearm finishes improve reliability?”. A well known example that most people are familiar with is the original M16 rifle. When the M16 was first developed it was designed to have a chrome lined barrel and bolt carrier group. The geniuses...

Dec 29, 2020
The 1911: A Rich History to Build On
The 1911: A Rich History to Build On

To fully appreciate the M1911 pistol, a span of history must be traced back to the mid to late 1800’s.. Before the 1911, the military hand gun of choice, also known as “the Gun that Won the West,” was the Colt Revolver. Samuel Colt, during a stint as a ship crew member, observed the turning...

Dec 29, 2020
“Jam” is something I put on my toast.
“Jam” is something I put on my toast.

By LtCol Freddie Blish, USMC (Ret), the General Manager of ROBAR Companies, Inc and a Range Master at Gunsite Academy, Inc.. At ROBAR Companies, Inc. we often receive phone calls or emails from customers stating that their gun is “jamming.”. Without sounding like a real a$$hole, Jam is something I put on my toast.. Words have...

Dec 29, 2020
Hans’ Glock
Hans’ Glock

Hans A. writes:. I only have one experience with robar to draw from and it was amazing!. The pistol…is absolutely epic!. I’m picky I checked out all the top guys modifying Glocks. And robar certainly stands out. Quality of work qc control, quality of coatings, unique texture jobs, high level of precision. I literally cannot...

Dec 29, 2020
Robbie Barrkman and Bill Laughridge: Gunsmiths and Friends
Robbie Barrkman and Bill Laughridge: Gunsmiths and Friends

Bill Laughridge (left) and Robbie Barrkman (right). Robbie Barrkman, ROBAR founder and owner, is an American entrepreneur.. Barrkman, a legal immigrant from South Africa (SADF Company Sergeant Major Ret), loves his adopted country and her Constitution with a fervor.. Bill Laughridge (1stSgt USAR Ret), owner of Cylinder & Slide, is a patriot of the same...

Dec 29, 2020
Jonathan RAVES about His ROBAR-Finished/Improved Benelli M4
Jonathan RAVES about His ROBAR-Finished/Improved Benelli M4

ROBAR receives daily feedback from customers, some more effusive, some more succinct. But none quite as enthusiastic nor as detailed as this missive from Jonathan concerning his Benelli M4.. Trust me, this email made us all smile: there is nothing as rewarding as the high praise of a discerning customer who recognizes the high standards...

Dec 29, 2020
Dave Has a Few Good Words about His ROBAR-Improved Glock 22
Dave Has a Few Good Words about His ROBAR-Improved Glock 22

Dave contacted ROBAR about a month ago: he was transitioning from one law enforcement agency to a position with a different LE agency. The new LE department used GLOCKs™ AND allowed personal guns as a carry.. Dave wondered what in the wide, wide world ROBAR could do to enhance a GLOCK™ 22?. ROBAR President Freddie Blish recommended:. Full grip...

Dec 29, 2020
Handgun Planet Review: Robar NP3 Bolt Carrier Group
Handgun Planet Review: Robar NP3 Bolt Carrier Group

People make much of the saying that a handgun’s primary purpose is to help a person shoot their way to a bigger gun (usually a rifle).. So when you make it to the rifle and you’re on your last legs and your last mag, you need that thing to work, regardless of the conditions or...

Dec 29, 2020