Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready

Dan Wesson Firearms

Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready Pistol, Custom Quality Convenience

Norwich, NY – (ArmsVault) – Pistol-mounted optics allow fast, intuitive target acquisition and improved accuracy, making it a popular choice for experienced and novice shooters. Adding an optic is effortless on the Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready, which integrates a cut into its slide. For only a fraction more than the Specialist base model, the Optics-Ready pistol includes a factory-cut slide, saving time and money on custom gunsmithing. Optional optics plates for the RMR, DPP, and Viper systems let users mount their favorite red dot quickly and easily.

Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready
Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready

The high-performance 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready combines the custom-level fitting and premium parts that set Dan Wesson Firearms apart. Starting with a forged, hand-fit frame and slide and a match-grade barrel chambered in the powerful .45 ACP, the Specialist Optics-Ready provides flawless function and superb accuracy. The duty finish doesn’t draw attention and is highly durable. An inverted top rib cuts down on glare. And the fixed Novak-style front night sight and serrated tactical rear sight, co-witness with the red dot as a backup.

The frame sports an integral 1913 Picatinny rail for mounting lights or lasers. Front strap 25 LPI checkering improves grip, and an undercut trigger guard enhances recoil control, while the recessed slide stop allows laser grip installation. The Specialist has operator-friendly ambidextrous thumb and grip safeties.

An extended magazine release and extended magwell speed reloads of its 8-round magazines. Its long solid trigger with serrated face gives a traditional look and feel. A 3.5-5 pound factory trigger also delivers a consistent, crisp trigger squeeze for accurate shooting. The Specialist uses a set of G10 VZ Operator II grips that guide the hand into the beavertail and hold it there.

The Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready is a competitively-price pistol loaded with premium parts and features. The Optics-Ready model is perfect for shooters who want to modernize their handgun with a red dot sight.

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Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready Features:

  • Front fixed Night Sight, Novak-style
  • Tactical Rear sight
  • Front Serrations
  • Inverted Rib
  • Ball End Mill Cut
  • Tactical Hammer
  • Long Solid Trigger
  • Ambidextrous Safety; Grip Safety
  • 25 LPI Checkering
  • Picatinny rail 
  • Magwell

Dan Wesson 1911 Specialist Optics-Ready Specifications:

  • SKU: 01799
  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag Capacity: 8-round
  • Frame Material: Forged Stainless
  • Slide Finish: Duty Finish
  • Grips: G10
  • Overall Length: 8.75in
  • Barrel Length: 5in
  • Height: 5.5in
  • Width: 1.45in
  • Weight: 42.3oz
  • Trigger Mech: Single Action
  • Front Sight: Fiber Optic
  • Rear Sight: Serrated
  • Safety: Manual thumb safety and grip safety
  • MSRP: $2,299

Dan Wesson Firearms

Each Dan Wesson Firearms revolver bears the name of Daniel B. Wesson, who founded Wesson Firearms Co., Inc. in 1968. His goal was to build the finest revolvers that the shooting world had ever seen. As a result of his hardwork and dedication his firearms are known for their innovation, indestructibility, and match-grade accuracy.

Continuing in his footsteps, Dan Wesson Firearms joined the world’s largest firearms producer CZ in 2005. The Dan Wesson legacy continues with new and exciting products and innovations from the excellent people of CZ and Dan Wesson Firearms.

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