Why did your company
decide to make a plastic moon clip?
The founder of our
company, Scott Beckham, purchased a S&W 625 and was disappointed with the
half-moon clips shipped with the revolver. He was more than doubly
disappointed with the full-moon clips and the demooning tool he purchased
later. He believed that having extra tools for loading and unloading
cartridges into clips was tedious and time-consuming. With the RIMZ,
anyone can shoot a box of ammo with only one clip and no extra tools.
Are RIMZ just for
No, they were originally
developed for the casual shooter. However, RIMZ 25 have been used
successfully in IDPA, IPSC, Steel Challenge and ICORE competitions.
What are they made of
and are they durable?
RIMZ are molded of
advanced engineering hydrocarbon polymers. Some units have been used in
range and competition and have had 400+ rounds fired through them and are
still going strong.
How long will they
With care, they should
perform with a useful life comparable to that of steel moon clips. RIMZ
do not rust. Unlike the metal moon clips, if a RIMZ is accidentally bent
over on itself, the RIMZ will return to near normal shape and still be
Can the RIMZ 25 be
handled just like the metal clips?
To some extent they can.
However, hanging loaded RIMZ by one cartridge on your pockets or on the
outside edges of your speedloader holder is not advised.
Can the cartridges be
loaded backwards in the RIMZ? Yes, there is a top and bottom, the top is
Will existing moon
clip holders work with RIMZ?
North Mountain Moon Clip
Holder IDPA Single Long Post w/ Tek-Lok
Seems to work well with the RIMZ
25 moon clips
Just click on the picture and the link will take
you to the Shootters Connection Website...........
A Special thanks to
Brian for this tip on the moon clip holders.....