Heizer Defense PKO45

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing and photos of the Heizer Defense PKO45 pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Heizer Defense PKO45 is a semiauto pistol built on a stainless steel frame with a stainless steel slide, and chambered in .45 ACP. Other features include:

  • A barrel-under-guide rod configuration;
  • a fixed stainless steel barrel;
  • a single-action trigger with an 8-lb. pull;

    Heizer Defense PKO 45 black right photo

    The PKO45 with the black slide an stainless frame. This photo doesn’t show the grip safety.

  • an internal hammer;
  • low-profile, dovetailed, three-dot sights;
  • an ambidextrous thumb safety;
  • a grip safety between the frontstrap and trigger guard;
  • either a stainless or a black finish on the frame;
  • a variety of slide finishes, including stainless, black, copperhead, gray and champagne; and
  • one flush-fit and one extended magazine.

You can disassemble the PKO45 via a slide pin and without tools or pulling the trigger. Heizer says it will also offer the PKO45 with a titanium frame, and chambered in 9mm and .380 ACP. The pistol is not California-approved.

Heizer plans to begin shipping the PKO45 in January 2017. Here’s a video showing the gun in action.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
.45 ACP 5+1, 7+1 2.75″ 6.2″ .8″ 4.2″ 28 oz.


MSRP: $899 (stainless steel)

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Heizer Defense PKO 45 black left photo

The PKO45 with the black finish on the slide and frame. This photo doesn’t show the grip safety.

Heizer Defense PKO 45 copperhead left photo

The PKO45 with the copperhead finish on the slide.

Heizer Defense PKO 45 champagne left side photo

The PKO45 with the champagne finish on the slide.

Heizer Defense PKO 45 rear photo

The PKO45 from the rear.

Heizer Defense PKO 45 grey extended left side photo

The PKO45 with the gray finish on the slide and extended magazine.

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