Wilson Combat Hackathorn Special (.45 ACP) Semi Handgun - Gray Frame/Gray Slide with Stainless Small Parts

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The Hackathorn Special is a unique combination of Wilson Combat’s time-tested best features. This model is geared towards the needs of the serious defensive shooter and has “Everything you need and nothing you don’t.”

For the design of this model, Ken Hackathorn drew upon decades of practical experience and his vast collection of custom handguns to develop the “Hackathorn Special.”  This model is geared towards the needs of the serious defensive shooter. It is a unique combination of our time-tested best features like full-size slide and frame, one piece Bullet Proof magwell, concealment hammer/grip safety, and the versatile medium-length trigger.  Each pistol will have Ken’s signature and logo on the slide.

Standard Features:

  • Full-Size Carbon Steel Frame
  • High Cut Checkered Frontstrap
  • Concealment Bullet Proof® Beavertail Grip Safety and Hammer
  • Heavy Machine Chamfer on Bottom of Slide
  • Fluted Chamber
  • Countersunk Slide Stop
  • Flush Cut and Reverse Crown
  • Medium Trigger
  • Ball Endmill Cuts
  • Black G10 Starburst Flat Bottom Grips
  • Bullet Proof Tactical Thumb Safety
  • 3 ½# Crisp Trigger Pull
  • Bullet Proof® Magazine Well
  • Bullet Proof® Magazine Release
  • 5″ Carbon Steel Slide
  • Battlesight with Fiber Optic Front Sight
  • 5″ Stainless Match Grade Barrel & Bushing, Hand Fit
  • 30 LPI Slide Top Serrations
  • 40 LPI Serrated Rear of Slide

Custom Features for this Model:

  • Gray Armor Tuff Frame Finish
  • Gray Armor Tuff Slide Finish
  • Stainless Steel Small Parts
  • Bullet Proof One Piece Magazine well, Round Butt, Stainless
  • Checker Front Trigger Guard (30 LPI)
  • Ambidextrous Safety
  • Ryan Wilson Style High Grip Frame Modification
  • Oversized Magazine Release (Stainless)
  • Laser Etch Wilson Combat Logo on Left Rear Slide
  • Wilson Combat Grip Medallion (Sterling Silver)
  • Tritium Front Sight
  • Lo-Mount Adjustible Rear Sight with Battlesight Blade and Tritium inserts


Additional Information
ManufacturerWilson Combat
ModelHackathorn Special
Type1911 Style Pistol:  Semi-Auto
Caliber.45 ACP
ActionHammer fire
SafetyAmbidextrous Safety (Stainless)
Trigger Pull3.5 lb Crisp Trigger Pull
GripWilson Combat Grip Medallion (Sterling Silver)
Frame & SlideCarbon Steel Armor-Tuff (Gray Finish)
SightsTritium Front Sight with Lo-Mount Adjustable Rear
Barrel Length5″ Stainless Match-Grade Barrel
Overall Length8.7″
Weight40.2 oz
AccessoriesTwo 8-Round Magazines

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