United States Patent 7,134,234

7,134,234

Mounting device

Issued:  November 14, 2006

Inventors:  Makarounis; John (Gilbert, AZ)

Abstract:  A mounting device for removably mounting a tactical flashlight along side a firearm includes: a receiving member having a base and an offset flashlight receiver coupled thereto; and a clamping member removably coupled with the base. A method for removably mounting a tactical flashlight along side a firearm includes: removably coupling a mounting device to a front portion of a trigger guard; and removably coupling the flashlight to the mounting device along side the firearm so a tail cap of the flashlight is along side the front portion of the trigger guard. A tactical flashlight and firearm system includes: a firearm; a mini tactical flashlight; and a mounting device removably coupling the firearm and the flashlight together, the mounting device holding the flashlight along side the firearm so that a tail cap of the flashlight is along side a front portion of a trigger guard.