NRA Gun of the Week: Les Baer Custom Premier II Pistol

posted on October 6, 2018

The Les Baer Custom Premier II M1911 pistol stands as the flagship model for the custom gunmaker out of LeClaire, Iowa. In this latest NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by Brian Sheetz, we take a look at a Premier II model that is best suited for hunting big game—thanks in part to its 5” barrel and 10 mm Auto chambering. 

Model: Premier II
Manufacturer: Les Baer Custom
Chambering: 10 mm Auto
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: forged steel
Slide: forged steel
Finish: blued
Barrel: 6”; 1:16” RH twist
Trigger: single-action, 4-lb. pull
Magazine: nine-round detachable box
Sights: adjustable rear, green fiber-optic front
Weight: 44.2 ozs.
MSRP: $2,940

Additional Reading:
A Fighter and a Hunter: Standout Pistols from Les Baer
Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto
A Pair of Les Baer M1911s
Video—ARTV: Les Baer Monolith Stinger Heavyweight Pistol Review




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