Ambi-Catch™ for M16, M4, AR-15 and Colt® 9mm Carbine

Ambi-Catch™ for M16, M4, AR-15 and Colt® 9mm Carbine

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Ambi-Catch™ for M16, M4, AR-15 and Colt® 9mm Carbine


The original MIL-Spec "Drop-In" Ambidextrous Magazine Release for the M16 Family of weapons including the M4 Carbine, AR-15, and Colt® 9mm Carbine. Enables user to execute three different magazine release methods on each side of the weapon.Design properties reduce the possibility of inadvertent release. Can be disassembled for cleaning and maintenance.

Click the page below to download a document which describes the magazine release methods.



5 Stars
Elegant COTS Solution
This was and still is the most elegant, simple, and functional product to come along for the standard M16 lower for "Commercial Off the Shelf" (COTS) improvements for the left-handed (so in certain parts of the Corps the "affliction/sickness/southpaw"). God bless the Corps for allowing commanders the opportunity to authorize this simple improvement for the small percentage of lefties.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Yuma, AZ. on 3/10/2018
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5 Stars
You get what you pay for!
I love this Ambi-Catch and have many of them installed in my builds. I only use the Norgon as it works, looks great, fits, easy to install, and does the job very well! Well worth the money, as I once bought a cheap knock-off...it was JUNK!
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from S. Florida. on 3/29/2019
5
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Owner
I installed the Norgon Ambi-Catch as part of a WWSD build for a customer, and loved it so much (I'm a left-handed shooter) that I bought one for myself on my new AR-15 build and will be sure to include one in every build that I make personally, and highly recommend it to any left-handed shooter, customer or friend.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Dayton. on 3/5/2019
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4 Stars
Better Than the Rest
I am ambidextrous so when I build an M4 or other AR-15 type rifle, I build them to be as ambidextrous as practical. I have tried every ambidextrous magazine catch available and I like the Norgon Ambi-Catch the best. My only criticism for the Ambi-Catch is, when wearing gloves, the Ambi-Catch can make it difficult to use the bolt catch to lock the bolt open. Releasing the bolt is no problem. I am currently trying a Seekins Precision Enhanced Bolt Catch with an extended tab to make it easier to lock the bolt open with a gloved hand. Strike industries Enhanced Bolt Catch and the Geissele Maritime Bolt Catch are other possible solutions.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Seligman, AZ. on 3/4/2019
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5 Stars
Faster Reloads
Being left handed can be tough sometimes but the Norgon Ambi-Catch is a blessing for super fast reloads better easier utilization of the weapon controls. The Norgon catch allows me to quickly drop a magazine with my trigger finger and the spring tension is just right to prevent an accidental magazine release. The Norgon catch also works great in the S&W M&P 15-22 polymer lower.
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Reviewed by:  from South Carolina. on 11/27/2018
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5 Stars
Ambi Release
Love this product. Gives full control of my weapon, even being a lefty. Will buy again, for my 308.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Houston, TX . on 11/9/2018
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5 Stars
A must have
Just ordered my third one from you guys. They are on every rifle I own, build, and will build in the future. The knock offs are no comparison, and the fit is perfect on my Noveske receivers. Awesome product!
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from New Jersey. on 8/12/2019
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5 Stars
MIL-Spec No-Brainer
Not sure what there is to review that hasn't already been covered elsewhere. BLUF - They work as advertised without extra protrusions to snag on gear or accidentally release the magazines. Having a military background and knowing something about some of the units using them, buying the Ambi-Catch for personal use was a no-brainer. The best part was discovering the direct purchase option. The first two from reputable retailers were more expensive and took forever to ship. I've got four now and will continue purchasing direct as I gradually upgrade the rest of my collection.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Ft Bragg, NC. on 4/21/2019
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5 Stars
K.I.S.S. exemplified
As a U.S. Marine, we love acronyms - especially K.I.S.S.: Keep It Simple, Stupid. The Norgon Ambi-catch is K.I.S.S. exemplified, as it is without a doubt THE BEST ambidextrous magazine release setup on the market today. It is extremely well designed and made, with an OE mil-spec look and feel, while having very few parts to operate properly. It's definitely "Marine Proof" and I will be adding one to every AR-15 rifle I own!
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Quilcene, WA. on 3/1/2019
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5 Stars
Non-tactical
For starters, I am just a random non-tactical dude that likes to shoot cool guns and happens to be lucky enough to be a left handed rifle shooter. In my quest to set up an AR rig that is a balance of ambidextrous but not have a bunch of weird crap on it, I have decided to put an Ambi mag release on my rifle(s). I looked at the Norgon Ambi Catch first, but thought the price was a bit steep. After I did some looking around, I found the Botach version of the Ambi Catch. It said made in the USA and looked just like the original Ambi Catch, so I purchased a few of them. After I received them I installed one on my go to Aero Precision AR. I inserted the magazine and went to release it by using the Botach Ambi mag release and nothing happened, I mean nothing. I couldn't press the button in and the magazine was stuck up in the AR like it was a part of the rifle. I ended up gently beating the shit out of it with a plastic tip hammer before it gave up and released the magazine. I tried the same Botach Ambi on my other AP lower and no surprise, the same thing happened. I even tried the other Botach Ambi that I ordered just to be sure it wasn't just a fluke, same results. Suddenly, all the reviews that I did on the Ambi Catch's started running through my head and there was one common theme, the Norgon Ambi was hands down the only one that I saw worked every time. I contacted Norgon and to my surprise I received a lengthy personal email. I ordered 5 Norgon Ambi's and returned the Botach knock offs. After receiving them I installed them in half the time because the Norgon one's came with a real cool and simple installation tool. The Norgon Ambi-Catch worked flawlessly. Every one of them worked as if they were machined for my Aero Precision AR's. It's ironic because every piece of my AR consists high quality, well known, name brand equipment. The final piece that I decided to cheap on was an epic failure. My lengthy review does have a point. That is, you get what you pay for. Even though a tiny piece on the AR is expensive, it is just as important to be well made as the next piece. If not, it can shut down your whole operation and render your AR as functional as a baseball bat. Doug
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Chesapeake. on 3/11/2020
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5 Stars
Ambi Mag Catch
Easy to install, high quality, great design. Important upgrade worth the money!
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from USA. on 12/11/2019
5
5 Stars
Great Product!
Fifth Ambi-Catch I have purchased. Perfect workmanship and and flawless operation! Will only use the Ambi-Catch in the future.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Archdale. on 5/3/2019
5
5 Stars
Somewhere Gene Stoner is saying "Why didn't I think of that?"
This thing installs the same as the factory part, takes up the same space, and doubles the functionality. It's pure simple indestructible genius. I'm ordering my third one.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Williamsport, PA. on 4/4/2019
5
5 Stars
Great piece of kit
This product is rock solid. I installed it in two minutes on a Sabre Defence AR-15 and I am really impressed with the fit and finish of this product.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Tennessee . on 3/12/2019
5
5 Stars
Multiple time purchaser
Works as described. Easy to install. Easier to install if you use their ambi-catch tool. I have several of these installed with no issues. Will continue to purchase.
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Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer)  from Washington. on 1/12/2019
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