The Wilcox L4 G24 breakaway mount is designed to provide superior performance when attaching night vision goggles or j-arms with a dovetail interface. This mount is capable of attaching to any helmet with an Ops-Core VAS or standard Army shroud, and it offers a wide range of adjustment for optimal performance.
It is also user configurable to either break away or stay attached depending on the user’s needs. This feature makes the Wilcox G24 mount the ideal choice for various night vision configurations, as it can be used for long-term versatility without changing the mount.
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Features of the Wilcox G24 Mount
Featuring adjustable height and cant, the Wilcox G24 mount allows users to customize their night vision goggles for optimal performance, while also providing a breakaway feature for added safety and protection.
The mount can easily be attached to any helmet using an Ops-Core VAS or standard Army shroud. The G24 mounting system is designed to break away from the shroud when stressed or sharp force is applied, protecting the user from possible neck injury.
The height and tilt adjustments provide a wide range of motion, allowing for proper eye position. Additionally, the breakaway feature can be configured for the user’s needs, either staying attached or breaking away.
This versatile mount is ideal for both monocular and binocular night vision and is one of the best helmet mounts on the market.
Benefits of Using the Wilcox G24 Mount
The Wilcox G24 mount provides numerous benefits for users. It allows them to configure the breakaway feature, adjust the height and angle of the night vision, and use the mount for multiple devices. The G24 mount is highly adjustable and provides a secure attachment for night vision goggles.
Benefits of using the Wilcox G24 mount include:
- Configure the breakaway feature to break away or stay attached depending on their needs.
- Adjust the height and angle of the night vision to ensure optimized performance.
- Utilize the mount for multiple devices, such as binocular night vision, monoculars, and bridge systems.
The G24 mount is an ideal choice for users who need a long-term solution for their mount and require a reliable, durable mount.
Setup and Installation of the Wilcox G24 Mount
Installation of the Wilcox G24 Mount is straightforward and easy. It is designed to be compatible with both Ops-Core VAS and standard Army shrouds. The mount comes with all necessary hardware, including the breakaway feature and height adjustment screws.
To install the mount, the user must first attach the backplate to the helmet and secure it with the included screws. Once the backplate is secured, the Wilcox G24 can be attached to the backplate by aligning the dovetail interface with the backplate.
The user can then adjust the breakaway and height adjustment screws, to set the desired breakaway tension and eye height. Once these adjustments are complete, the user can then attach their night vision goggles or j-arms with the dovetail interface.
The Wilcox G24 mount provides a secure and dependable attachment for night vision goggles and j-arms.
Troubleshooting the Wilcox G24 Mount
Troubleshooting the Wilcox G24 Mount may be necessary if the mount fails to securely attach to the helmet or night vision goggles. To ensure optimal performance, make sure the following is checked:
- Check to see if the Ops-Core VAS or the standard Army shroud is attached securely to the helmet.
- Ensure the mount is properly locked into place and verify that the breakaway feature is set to its desired configuration.
- Make sure the height and tilt adjustments of the mount are set properly.
- Ensure the night vision unit is properly mounted on the j-arm or dovetail adapter.
If all the above is checked and the mount still does not work properly, contact the Wilcox customer service team for further assistance.
Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of the Wilcox G24 Mount
Utilizing the adjustable features of the Wilcox G24 Mount, users can achieve maximum compatibility with their night vision equipment. The mount provides both height and tilt adjustments which allows for fine tuning the fit and position of the night vision goggles.
By properly adjusting the mount to the user’s needs, the user can optimize performance and comfort. Furthermore, the G24 mount features a breakaway feature that can be set to stay attached or break away from the helmet shroud in the event of an emergency.
Some Information on the Wilcox L4 G24 Mount Supplied by Steele Industries
The L4 G24 Low Profile Breakaway Mount is a sturdy platform designed to connect with various Night Vision Goggles (NVGs) and securely attach them to a MICH/ACH helmet using either an Ops-Core VAS or a standard Army shroud. This mounting system is equipped with a breakaway mechanism that allows the mount to detach from the base under specific conditions that could cause stress, such as fast roping, maritime operations, strong impacts, or when boarding or leaving mobile platforms. This feature helps minimize the risk of neck injuries and NVG damage.
The Wilcox L4 G24 product line offers a wide range of adjustments, allowing users to customize the position of the NVG for optimal eye alignment and achieve a low-profile configuration on the helmet.
– MATERIALS: Lightweight Aerospace Aluminum, Polymer
– HEIGHT ADJUST: 0.900″ Total Vertical Travel
– VIEW TO STOW: 130º Travel
– FINITE TILT: 0-15º Tilt
– TRAVEL: 1.400in Total Fore/Aft Travel
– AUTO ON/OFF: Applicable w/ Wilcox Metal Interface Shoes
– WARRANTY: Lifetime
– ACCOMMODATES: AN/PVS-7A, AN/PVS-7C (Direct Mount) AN/PVS-7B*, AN/PVS-14*, AN/PVS-15*, AN/PVS-18*, AN/PVS-21*, BNVD*, BNVD-G* (w/ Wilcox Interface Shoe)
– MANUFACTURER: Wilcox Industries
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of helmets is the Wilcox G24 mount compatible with?
The Wilcox G24 mount is compatible with helmets that use an Ops-Core VAS or standard Army shroud. It is adjustable to provide proper eye position and can be configured to break away or stay attached.
What is the weight of the Wilcox G24 mount?
The Wilcox G24 mount has a weight of 2.1 ounces, making it suitable for helmets with an Ops-Core VAS or standard Army shroud.
Are there any special tools required for installation of the Wilcox G24 mount?
No special tools are required for installation of the Wilcox G24 mount. It attaches to a helmet using an Ops-Core VAS or standard Army shroud and is user configurable to break away or stay attached. Height and tilt adjustments allow for proper eye position.
Does the Wilcox G24 mount work with other night vision systems?
The Wilcox G24 Mount is compatible with most night vision systems that have a dovetail interface, allowing for easy switching between monoculars, bridge systems, and binoculars.
Is the Wilcox G24 mount waterproof?
The Wilcox G24 Mount is not waterproof and should not be submerged in water. It can, however, withstand mild exposure to rain and other forms of precipitation.
The Wilcox G24 Mount offers a wide range of adjustment, providing the user with the ability to raise and lower the night vision unit, as well as adjust the angle of the night vision. This makes it ideal for both binocular and monocular night vision setups, allowing for optimized performance.
With its breakaway feature, user configurable settings, and long-term versatility, the Wilcox G24 Mount is an excellent choice for mounting night vision goggles or j-arms with a dovetail interface.