Ed Brown 1911 Handguns

Still the best money can buy, for over 40 years....

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Ed Brown BushingEngraved CentennialSpecial Forces CarryExecutive TargetCustom by Ed Brown

  • Signature Edition - based on our timeless Classic Custom pistol, with hand relief engraving by our master engraver.

  • Classic Custom Enhanced - based on our timeless Classic Custom pistol, with hand relief engraving on the slide only, by our master engraver.

  • Executive Target - a 5" government model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive 25 lpi checkering and Bo-Mar adjustable sight.

  • Executive Elite - a 5" government model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive 25 lpi checkering.

  • Executive Carry - a 4.25" commander model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive 25 lpi checkering and Ed Brown Bobtail®.

Kobra series
  • Kobra - a 5" government model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive Snakeskin metal treatment.

  • Kobra Carry - a 4.25" commander model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive Snakeskin metal treatment and Ed Brown Bobtail®.

  • Kobra Carry LW - a lightweight aluminum version of our Kobra Carry pistol.

Special Forces series
  • Special Forces - a 5" government model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive Chainlink III metal treatment and optional Gen4 coating for superior rust protection and improved wear resistance.

  • Special Forces Carry - a 4.25" commander model 45 ACP, featuring the exclusive Chainlink III metal treatment, Ed Brown Bobtail®, and optional Gen4 coating for superior rust protection and improved wear resistance.

Limited Editions
  • Gallery of custom options - a gallery showing a few examples of custom options.

  • Gallery of custom engraving - a gallery showing a few examples of custom laser engraving, and hand engraving.


All Ed Brown handguns feature the following:

  • Exclusive Ed Brown forged frame and slide, handfitted with precision for long lasting wear. Frame and slide are hand-polished to remove tool marks.
  • All Ed Brown premium components are hand-fitted to the exclusive Ed Brown frame and slide.
  • All sharp edges are gently and tastefully dehorned.
  • Ejection port is lowered and flared for improved ejection.
  • Polished feedramp, hand-fit extractor and ejector ensure feeding with high quality ammunition.
  • Ed Brown premium match grade barrel and solid steel bushing for the highest accuracy.
  • Ed Brown memory groove beavertail grip safety for a higher and deeper grip than any other on the market, reducing felt recoil and improves natural pointing ability, leading to better accuracy.
  • Ed Brown extended (single side) tactical thumb safety, ambidextrous tactical thumb safety optional. The most ergonomic design available!
  • Trigger guard is undercut to allow the knuckle to fully contact the bottom of the trigger guard as a definite stopping point, allowing a more consistent grip and thus better practical accuracy.
  • "Commander style" slotted and chamfered hammer mated precisely with Ed Brown Perfection sear and Perfection disconnector. We are the only makers who fully machine each of these critical parts from the highest quality alloy bar stock steel, making for a light trigger pull and crisp break which will last for thousands of rounds.
  • Classic "Three hole style" long aluminum trigger.
  • Ed Brown seven round magazine with reliable steel follower. Extra magazines tested with gun optional.
  • Beveled magazine well for smooth magazine changes.
  • Laminate wood grips with traditional double diamond pattern.
  • Firearm is rigorously test fired for function and accuracy.
  • Ed Brown Products branded deluxe Cordura pistol rug with internal magazine pockets, and external zippered accessory pocket.
  • Ed Brown Products 1911 Owner's Manual, cable lock, and Ed Brown Firearm Lubricant #960.
  • Any Ed Brown pistol can be customized.
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