Mounting assembly for a firearm

  • US 10,006,735 B1
  • Filed: 06/02/2017
  • Issued: 06/26/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/28/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A mounting assembly for a firearm, comprising:

  • a carriage configured to mount a shield assembly;

    a pintle having a first end and a second end, the first end coupled to the carriage, the second end configured to be rotatably coupled to a support structure for a weapon mount; and

    a non-recoil reducing cradle configured to receive a firearm, the cradle having a forward end, an aft end, a cradle length extending from said forward end to said aft end, a left side, a right side, a cradle width extending from said left side to said right side, said cradle width being shorter than said cradle length;

    wherein said cradle is pivotably coupled to said carriage such that said cradle can pivot in a vertical plane relative to the carriage when said pintle is rotatably coupled to said support structure;

    wherein the cradle includes;

    a pair of opposing support bosses configured to mount a firearm at the forward end;

    a substantially planar adaptor plate;

    a pintle block secured to a bottom surface of said adaptor plate, a pintle socket extending through said adaptor plate and said pintle block, the pintle socket configured to receive an adaptor pintle therein.

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