A lot has changed since the original RWA Nighthawk Recon as the CO2 COVERT OPS version steps it up a notch. The most obvious part is the suppressor that comes with it that sits on a 14mm CCW thread. It also features Nighthawk Custom gator grips which is far more comfortable to hold. The trigger now has a slight groove making it a little lighter than its older brother, the Recon. The outer barrel is much lighter and is now chrome which is very beautiful against the black.
It is powered by CO2 and delivers a very strong recoil kick as well as very effective power of 350fps on 0.2g BB's and the performance is stable and effective even in cold weather. It also offers an accessory rail system for attaching flashlights and lasers for tactical use. This will most certainly make you feel like a spy or an agent as you walk around CQB arenas taking your shots from the dark.
It does replicate a real single stack 1911 with the same dimensions, functional features, field stripping and shooting mechanics. It is designed to deliver solid performance at an affordable price. Removable and re-loadable full size 17 round magazine means you can also practice fast reloads using the realistic slide lock feature.
- Full metal construction
- Laser engraved Nighthawk custom trademarks
- Fully licensed by Nighthawk customs
- Ambidextrous safety
- Front and rear slide serrations
- White-dot combat style sights
- Commander style hammer
- Beavertail safety
- 20mm railed frame allows for mounting of flaslights and laser units
- CO2 powered
- Aggressively textured polymer grips
- Mock suppressor
- Threaded outer barrel with thread protector
- Realistic Blowback Action
230mm x 135mmGas Type:
12g CO2 Cartridges (not included).Firing Mode:
Semi Automatic, SafetySystem:
Yes, AdjustablePackage Includes:
Gun, MagazineMuzzle Velocity:
~345 FPS (Measured w/ 0.20g BBs and CO2)Magazine:
1 rounds Compatible with RWA/RWL, Elite force and KWC CO2 powered 1911 magazines Manufacturer:
*GBB 101: It is a good idea to let your magazine return to regular temperature before using it again for optimized performance. We recommend spare magazines for best performance on all GBB's.
FPS Range: 340-360
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"This thing is an absolute work horse. Want reliability. Get this thing. Not the straightest shooting up. Got a lot of kick. And the type of paint they use scratches easy. KEEP IT CLEAN AND LUBED
"Good gun just wish they could ship the slide and receiver separately so that darn orange tip wouldn't be on it. I broke my outer barrel trying to take it off, but they sent an extra outer barrel with the gun. So all in all I'm satisfied.
"First off with the pros of this bad boy,
It makes you feel like a boss when you shoot it especially with the mock suppressor. All metal makes it look and feel great. Field stripping almost exactly like real m1911. Has a decent under barrel mount for lights and laser. Powerful spring in the slide makes it easy to rack as well. Nice weight to the gun, not too heavy but heavy enough. Pistol grips are of a really cool design as well as grippy.
So it comes with huge ugly orange flash hider that is glued on to the threaded barrel. I tried nearly everything to get it off. I tried using pliers but all it did was strip the orange tip as well as snap the outer barrel in half (thankfully it came with a replacement). We tried boiling it to melt the glue, still nothing. I ending up sawing it off in pieces with a knife. Also reassembly was a bit challenging as it came with no intrusctions but YouTube is great. Also replacing the C02 cartridges are ind of annoying because you have to remove the bottom of the magazine to put it in. Basically you will need some tools for this gun. The sound of the slide hitting the end of the suppressor makes the sound of a clanging empty bottle but that isnít really important.
Honestly this gun is really great. The only thing that kept me from giving this 5 stars was the flashhider incident. Other than that this gun is really great. I love it and it feels like Iím a spy when i shoot.
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