Back in January, we got our first hands-on look at Desert Tech’s new Quattro-15 and QMAG-53 at SHOT Show 2023. Now, after a year of preparing production of their intriguing new system, Desert Tech have announced that the Quattro-15 AR lower receiver and QMAG-53 are now shipping.
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The new quad-stack magazine design was developed as part of Desert Tech’s NGSW submission, the company in turn developed the Quattro-15 lower which paired with the QuadMag-53 aims to increase capacity stock AR-15 upper receivers with an enlarged magazine well. The magazine well is windowed to minimise additional weight and the magazine is quad-stack, double-feed.
To celebrate the launch, Desert Tech shared a new video, explaining the origins of the idea and how the new lower and magazine work. Check it out below:
Here’s how Desert Tech describes the new Quattro-15:
The Quattro-15 lower receiver accepts the QMAG-53, Desert Tech’s 53 round magazine and standard AR pattern mags. The Quattro-15 lower receiver is drop in capable with all standard AR-15 upper receivers.The Quattro-15’s 53 round magazines give patriots the ability to carry a 210 round loadout with only 4 magazines instead of 7.The QMAG-53 is a single spring, single follower design which allows for unrivaled reliability, especially during suppressed fire.
Here are the specs for the new lower:
Weight – 9 oz
Height – 4.11″
Length – 7.72″
Width – 2.22″
Color – Black
FinishType – III Hard Coat Anodize
Here’s how Desert Tech describes the new QMAG-53:
The QMAG-53 is a 53 round magazine and is compatible with the Quattro-15 lower receiver. The Quattro-15’s 53 round magazines give patriots the ability to carry a 210 round loadout with only 4 magazines instead of 7. That’s 50% less reloads and an 8% lighter loadout weight. The QMAG-53 is a single spring, single follower design which allows for unrivaled reliability, especially during suppressed fire.
Specs for the QMAG-53:
Magazine Capacity – 53
Weight – 5.92 oz
Height – 7.323″
Width – 1.935″
Caliber – 5.56 NATO / .223 Rem / .223 Wylde
Color – Black
Compatibility – Compatible with Quattro-15 Lower
Find out more at deserttech.com
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