First Look: SB Tactical HKPDW Stabilizing Brace

posted on August 14, 2019

SB Tactical revolutionized the pistol market with the company's pistol-stabilizing brace, which provides pistol owners with a fast and easy way to add a third point of stabilization to their guns. Designed to aid disabled shooters, the first pistol-stabilizing braces were intended for use on AR-style pistols or other guns that accepted a pistol buffer tube. SB Tactical has since rolled out stabilizing braces for a number of pistols, including AK-style firearms, the CZ Scorpion Evo and many other firearms.

The company continues that legacy of innovation and expertise with the rollout of its new brace for the popular Heckler & Koch pistols: the HKPDW Pistol Stabilizing Brace.

The HKPDW Pistol Stabilizing Brace is three-position adjustable and is compatible with the MP5 and MP5K Reverse Stretch clones. Built from a 6061 hard-coat anodized aluminum housing with steel rods, adjustable nylon strap and an integral QD sling socket, the HKPDW gives the end user all the advantages of a pistol along with improved control by adding a third point of contact for stabilization.

HKPDW Specifications

Fit: HK MP5 / MP5K Reverse Stretch Clones
Length: 3.2 inches (collapsed), 5.3 inches (mid), 8.0 inches (extended)
Weight: 29.25 ounces
Max Width: 2.0 inches
Strap Width: 1 inch
Color: Black
Product includes: complete assembly and adjustable nylon strap

Due to varying tolerances between roller lock manufacturers, gunsmith installation / fitting may be required. The MSRP for the HKPDW SB Tactical Pistol Stabilizing Brace for H&K pistols is $329, and more information on the brace is available at


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