Nighthawk Custom Model Fire Hawk .45 ACP 4.25″ 1911 Semi-Auto Pistol 2020

SOLD FOR: $3100.01

LSB#: 210709RP04

Make: Nighthawk Custom

Model: Fire Hawk. Originally a GRP but it has been factory converted by Nighthawk.

Serial Number: NCP34421

Year of Manufacture: 2020 (Test Target)

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic, Removable Magazine Fed Pistol

Markings: The sides of the slide are marked with Nighthawk logos behind the serrations. The barrel, visible through the ejection port, is marked “NHC 45 ACP NM”. The right side of the frame is marked “NIGHTHAWK CUSTOM BERRYVILLE, AR USA / NCP34421”. The slide stop and bottom of the chamber are hand marked “421”.

Barrel Length: 4 ¼”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a black blade with a gold bead and is dovetailed into the compensator. The rear sight is a square notch Heine brand base with a serrated rear face, the rear of the slide is also serrated for glare reduction. The rear sight is dovetailed into the slide and has two set screws.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black G-10 with concave texturing on the front 2/3 and grooves on the rear 1/3. The texturing is sharp. There are light handling marks, no major defects. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Black Nitride

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are no major defects, just light handling wear. The screw sockets are strong. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: We cannot assemble the pistol due to out local laws. We have no reason to suspect that this would not function correctly once assembled. The pistol has a beavertail safety with an indexing bump, skeletonized hammer, and full-length guide rod. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included are two Nighthawk Custom 8-round magazines, a green soft case, paperwork including the manual, test targets, and test-fired brass.

Our Assessment: Nighthawk Custom is among a small group of the best manufacturers of custom and semi-custom 1911s in the world including Wilson Combat, Ed Brown and Les Baer. This pistol is an excellent example of why they have earned this reputation. Nighthawk has combined the most desired upgrades including front and backstrap checkering, extended magazine well mainspring housing, extended beavertail grip safety, extended thumb safety, compensator, and skeletonized hammer with their legendary craftsmanship quality. Quality that will make this an excellent defensive pistol to which you can trust your life.  This pistol looks to have hardly been used. If you’ve been looking to get a premium-quality 1911, you can’t do much better than this. Please see our photos and good luck!

Nighthawk Custom Model Fire Hawk .45 ACP 4.25" 1911 Semi-Auto Pistol 2020
Nighthawk Custom Model Fire Hawk .45 ACP 4.25″ 1911 Semi-Auto Pistol 2020