NRA Gun of the Week: Nighthawk Custom Falcon Commander Pistol

A “factory” configuration Nighthawk Custom Falcon Commander is an all-steel 4.25”-barreled, single-action, recoil-operated semi-automatic pistol. Because Nighthawk is a custom gunmaker, however, editors opted for an aluminum frame, which brought the overall weight down to 32 ozs. and increased portability. Like many high-quality custom pistol, the Falcon Commander comes with a commensurate hefty MSRP, but its well-appointed features prove it worthy of both sticker price and high accolades. For more on this pistol and others from Nighthawk, watch the video above hosted by American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach, or visit

Manufacturer: Nighthawk Custom 
Model: Falcon Commander 
Action: recoil-operated semi-automatic pistol
Caliber: .45 ACP
Barrel: 4.25”
Trigger: single action; 3-lb., 12-oz. pull
Slide: stainless steel
Frame: aluminum
Finish: black nitride
Sights: white three dot; drift-adjustable rear, fixed front
Magazine: detachable box, eight-round capacity
Weight: 32 ozs.
MSRP: $3,395



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