Due to current demand lead-time on backorders is 6 to 8 weeks. free shipping in new zealand on orders over $100

Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)

Blue Force Gear

Product image 1Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)
Product image 2Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)
Product image 3Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)
Product image 4Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)
Product image 5Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)
Product image 6Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel (RED Swivel)

Regular price $64.50

The RED Swivel is a true emergency quick release swivel that allows the user to quickly free himself from his weapon for emergency egress and other times when the user must untangle himself from his weapon.  The Patented RED Swivel, or Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel, replaces standard push button sling swivels with a pull-knob emergency release swivel that fits any standard push button sockets, sockets inset in popular handguards and stocks, the Burnsed Socket, or the Rail Mounted Push Button Socket.


The Patented RED™ Swivel releases with a straight pull on the sphereo-conical knob instead of the fine motor operation of the "push-pull" of standard push button swivels.  Only 7 pounds of force is needed to install or release the swivel, however accidental release is minimized by the knob shape and angle of operation.  A pull of more than 15 degrees off axis will not release the connection, eliminating the possibility of release if caught in vehicles, doorways, other gear, or brush.


If you work with a rifle over or near water or in other conditions where sling entrapment is a substantial risk, the RED Swivel can prove itself to be invaluable.  The RED swivel can be paired with the Burnsed Socket or a Universal Wire Loop- with push button (available separately) to make the fastest 2- to 1-point sling. See the Applications Tab for more uses. The 1.00" RED is recommended for the standard Vickers Sling (which has 125-inch webbing). Where the 1.25-inch RED is for wider sling webbing (such as 1.5-inch webbing); it will have more wiggle room, slides, if used 1.25-inch sling webbing.

Size comparison of RED 1-inch and 2-inch for sling webbing hardware attachment

RED Swivel Care

Like all push button swivels, RED Swivels should be oiled periodically to maintain smooth operation.  Make it a habit to oil them every time you clean and lube your rifle.

2 to 1 Sling Adjustment Video

Emergency Quick Release Drop Video

U.S. Patent No. 8,516,732

***One swivel per order***

As with all Blue Force Gear products, the Rapid Emergency Detachment Swivel is made with excellence in the USA and carries a limited lifetime warranty.

Close (esc)


Use this popup to embed a mailing list sign up form. Alternatively use it as a simple call to action with a link to a product or a page.

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.


Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now