Ed Brown Compact

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing and photos of the Ed Brown Compact pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Ed Brown Compact 1911-style pistol built on an officer-size steel frame with a commander-size forged steel slide, and chambered in .45 ACP or 9mm. Other features include:

  • Fully machined components;
  • a hand-fit frame and slide;
  • 25 LPI checkering on the frontstrap and mainspring housing;
  • a dovetailed black rear sight;
  • a dovetailed, red fiber optic front sight (you can change the color);

    Ed Brown Compact right side photo

    The Compact from the right.

  • square-cut, rear-only grip serrations on the slide;
  • a lightened trigger;
  • a left-side thumb safety;
  • checkered laminate wood grips; and
  • either a matte stainless finish, or Ed Brown’s black Gen4 finish.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Weight
9mm n/a 4.25″ 7.8″ 37 oz. w/unloaded mag
.45 ACP 6+1, 7+1 4.25″ 7.8″ 37 oz. w/unloaded mag

MSRP: $2,695 (.45 ACP)
MSRP: $2,795 (9mm)

Ed Brown Compact left side photo

The Compact from the left.

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