Posted on November 23rd, 2013 by ar15news
Raven Concealment Systems (RCS), one of the most popular names in the Custom Kydex industry, recently introduced a very affordable new product that really surprised me. Its not a Holster, not a Mag Carrier, not a Knife Sheeth. Its the new TopStop Upper Receiver Cover and its a pretty awesome idea.
The TopStop Upper Receiver Cover is a polymer cover that snaps on to the under side of the upper receiver. This cover not only holds the BCG and Charging Handle in the upper along with any carbon buildup but also keeps additional dirt and grime from getting into the upper. Many AR owners, myself included, have more upper receivers than they do lower receivers which means the uppers get stored by themselves instead of attached to a lower. This would be a nice ad-on for the extra uppers during storage.
Quite often I hit the range with my favorite lower and multiple different uppers such as a 5.56 and a 300BLK OR a 14.5″ and 18″ upper. The TopStop would be perfect for a situation like this. Just snap it on the upper you aren’t using and keep the contents of the upper in place.
The TopStop would also be a great option for those who need to transport a rifle in a more discreet way where the upper and lower receivers are separated and stored in a bag or case. Again, with the TopStop installed it would ensure that nothing gets into the upper that isn’t supposed to be there and keeps the BCG and Charging Handle in place.
Another cool part…these are only priced at $9.99 each. The affordable price makes it very easy to outfit as many uppers as you might have without breaking the bank. You can check out the TopStop AR/M4 Upper Receiver Cover on the RCS Website.