TacStar joined Lyman in 1997 to improve the company’s offering to the tactical and law enforcement markets. Lyman President Mace Thompson also felt TacStar was an ideal compliment to the newly acquired Pachmayr brand. Inventor and entrepreneur Larry Moore founded TacStar ten years earlier. TacStar gained notoriety for its practical and easy mounting tactical shotgun accessories such as the patented SideSaddle™ shot shell carrier which has become a standard among law enforcement agencies. Since joining Lyman, the TacStar line of products has continued to grow and improve. TacStar products brand will continue to meet the needs of hunters as well as military and law enforcement professionals with products like rugged shotgun magazine extensions, weapon light systems, grips, slings and hand grips.