Nighthawk Custom Predator 2 II 1911 .45 ACP 4.25″ Semi-Auto Pistol MFD 2015

SOLD FOR: $3,100

LSB#: 240506KR066

Make: Nighthawk Custom

Model: Predator 2

Serial Number: NCP20704

Year of Manufacture: 2015 (Test Target) 

Caliber: .45 ACP

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

Barrel Length: 4.25”, Wafer Crowned, Match Grade

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a black Trijicon blade with a single tritium insert. The rear sight is a square notch Trijicon brand base with two tritium inserts and a serrated rear face. Both sights are dovetailed into the slide and the rear sight has a set screw. The lamps produce a strong glow in low light environments. The top of the slide is serrated and the rear is checkered for glare reduction.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered double diamond wood with Nighthawk logos. There is some minor bubbling on the lower rear corner of each panel. The checkering is strong with flat tops as from factory. The grips rate in about Fine-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 but there is some faint fouling, likely from test firing at the factory.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is some thinning on the edges. There are a few faint handling marks but no significant wear or damage. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: There is a zip tie around the action with a factory warning sticker stating “THIS TAG MAY ONLY BE REMOVED BY THE OWNER OF THIS FIREARM”. We have no doubt that the action functions properly. The pistol has a beavertail safety with an indexing bump, skeletonized hammer, skeletonized trigger, full-length guide rod, and a coned waferred barrel. 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: This pistol comes in a green Nighthawk Custom case with paperwork including the manual and test target, test brass, one 7-round Novak magazine, and one 8-round Nighthawk Custom magazine.

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 back strap checkering, bobtail mainspring housing, extended beavertail grip safety, beveled magazine well, extended thumb safety, night sights and skeletonized hammer and trigger with their legendary craftsmanship quality. Quality that will make this an excellent defensive pistol to which you can trust with your life. This pistol doesn’t look like it was ever taken out of the case after it was purchased, it even has a factory zip tied tag around the action. 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 Predator 2 II 1911 .45 ACP 4.25" Semi-Auto Pistol MFD 2015
Nighthawk Custom Predator 2 II 1911 .45 ACP 4.25″ Semi-Auto Pistol MFD 2015