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Specialist Black Optics-Ready 45ACP



The Dan Wesson Specialist Black Optics-Ready is a high-performance 1911-style pistol designed for law enforcement and personal defense. This sleek firearm is chambered in .45 ACP and features a Black Duty finish. Its optics-ready slide makes it an excellent choice for those looking for a red dot or reflex sight.

The match-grade barrel of the Dan Wesson Specialist Black Optics-Ready is precision-crafted to ensure maximum accuracy. The slide, frame, and barrel are all hand-fit, ensuring precise tolerances, making it a reliable firearm we’re proud to manufacture. The front strap and mainspring housing are checkered for an improved grip, and the G10 grips provide a comfortable and secure hold.

This firearm is also versatile, the frame sports an integral 1913 Picatinny which allows for the installation of a light. The undercut trigger guard and recessed slide stop enable the installation of laser grips easily allowing the user to configure the pistol. The ambidextrous thumb safety makes it a popular choice among left-handed shooters.

The Dan Wesson Specialist Black Optics-Ready also features a fiber optic front sight and an adjustable rear sight, making it an accurate firearm. Both reloading and changing magazines are made quick and easy by an extended magazine well and an extended magazine release. It is backed by Dan Wesson’s legendary quality and craftsmanship, making it a highly reliable and quality firearm.



  • Fixed Night Sight, A Novak-style snag-free sight with tritium self-illuminated vials.
  • Front Serrations, Forward cocking serrations give solid purchase for press-checks.
  • Inverted Rib, To cut down on glare our top rib is cut into the slide.
  • Ball End Mill Cut, This cut accentuates the carry cut and slightly modifies the appearance.
  • Tactical Hammer, The skeletonized hammer helps to reduce weight and maintains the clean look of the pistol.
  • Long Solid Trigger, A long solid trigger was used to give a traditional look and incorporate a serrated face.
  • Ambi Safety, Grip Safety, An ambidextrous safety allows for an easy to access to the safety for both left-handed and right-hand shooters.
  • Rail, Equipped with a 1913 Picatinny rail, adding a light or laser is a simple operation.
  • Mainspring Housing Checkering, Our 25 LPI checkering on the flat mainspring housing provides the means for a superb grip.
  • Magwell, Reloads are made easy, our magwell helps to funnel the fresh mag into the gun.


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