Tested: Heizer PKO-45 Pistol

This all-steel PKO-45 sub-compact carry pistol from Heizer Defense is one of the slimmest .45s on the market.

Editors’ Picks 2018: Heizer PKO 45 Pistol

Heizer’s PKO 45 is a compact, all-metal, internal-hammer-fired, semi-automatic .45 ACP pistol that measures only eight-tenths of an inch wide.

Heizer Defense Now Shipping PKO-45 Pistol

The Heizer Defense PKO-45 pistol, which was introduced at the 2016 SHOT Show, is finally shipping.

Fear & Loading—Heizer Defense: The Back Story

At 5 years old the company may be a relative newcomer to the gun industry, but the engineer owners/senior staff are drawing on decades of experience in the aerospace industry to design and produce innovative firearms with a rugged appeal converting many brand-loyal shooters.

Heizer Defense Introduces PAR1

The company has nicknamed the diminutive .223 the "Pocket AR."

The 7 Most Curious Handguns of 2014

A few firearm companies have chosen to trot out some unusual new products this year. Here's a look at a few new handguns that shoot outside the box.

Heizer PAR1 Pocket AR Pistol

Heizer is expanding its lineup with the new PAR1 chambered for the .223 Remington rifle cartridge.


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