NRA Gun of the Week: Nighthawk Custom Agent 2 Pistol

Nighthawk Custom, a premier American firearm manufacturer, prides itself on the ability to produce single-craftsman-built guns. Perched atop a suite of John Browning-inspired handguns rests the company’s Agent 2, a M1911 chambered for .45 ACP or 9 mm Luger. The Agent 2 is no ordinary M1911, in fact this modernized single-action repeater was meticulously handcrafted with the help of a few outside designers—Agency Arms, Railscales and Hillbilly 223—to create a competition-grade target gun with modern styling and features that the company states is “the epitome of innovation.” To learn more about the Nighthawk Custom Agent 2, watch this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s David Herman.

Specifications:
Manufacturer: Nighthawk Custom, LLC
Model: Agent 2
Chambering: .45 ACP
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Slide: chrome-moly steel; nitrocarburizing treatment
Frame: Government; forged, Recon Rail
Barrel: 5”
Magazine: eight-round detachable box
Sights: Heinie Black Ledge rear, red fiber-optic post front
Trigger: 3-lb., 2-oz. pull
Finish: Nighthawk Smoke Cerakote
Weight: 40.1 ozs. w/empty magazine
MSRP: $4,499



       




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