Tag Archives: Nighthawk Customs

5 Handling Tips for a Home-Defense Shotgun

This article ran originally in the December 2016 issue of Shooting Illustrated as “Managing the Defensive Shotgun.” There is no doubt that the shotgun is an excellent defensive tool, generally stopping close-range fights with a certainty no handgun ever possessed. … Continue reading

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The Nighthawk Custom Overseer Shotgun

The Overseer Line from Nighthawk starts with the historic Remington 870 Shotgun which is completely disassembled and customized by a single Nighthawk gunsmith. The action and rails are hand-honed for a smoother operation which is essential for fast follow-up shots.

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The Nighthawk Border Special 1911: Richard Mann’s Review

My longtime friend, hunter, and fellow gunwriter Richard Mann was good enough to shoot a review of the Border Special 1911.45 ACP I designed for Nighthawk Custom.

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Custom Guns: Why?

I was a guest of Nighthawk Custom at the recent NRA Annual Meeting in Nashville. It is no secret that I am a fan of the Nighthawk 1911 and I have one in .38 Super that is as fine a … Continue reading

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