Top Tier Les Baer Custom Carry 1911 .45 ACP 5” Semi Auto Pistol W/ Full Kit

SOLD FOR: $1,675

WOA#: WY240321NC022

Make: Les Baer

Model: 1911 Custom Carry

Serial Number: LB35297

Year of Manufacture: Circa 2013 Included Price Sheet.

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic, Fed by detachable single stack magazines.

Markings: The frame is marked, “LB35297 / LES BAER CUSTOM LE CLAIRE IA USA” The slide is marked, “BAER CUSTOM” and “45ACP” and the barrel is marked, “BAER 45 MATCH” The sights are marked, “LBC” and “Trijicon”.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a Trijicon, tritium lamp dotted blade dovetailed to the slide. The rear sight is a Trijicon novak style, square notch sight with two tritium lamps. The tritium lamps glow brightly in low light conditions. Three Tritium lamp night sights.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered wood grips. There is no handling wear. The checkering is strong.  There are no chips or cracks. The grips and frame rate in Like-New overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion. The feed ramp is smooth and polished. This pistol appears unfired. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Magazine quantity and condition: This pistol includes two 8 round magazines in Excellent condition.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish.  There is a small line on the top of the slide and rub wear on the barrel hood and near the muzzle from the bushing. The screw heads are undamaged. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent to Like-New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide has no play to the frame. The trigger is crisp. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements. Features a Grip safety and ambidextrous thumb safety.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol includes the original box, 2 x magazines, paper work, manual, pamphlet, spent shell casing, chamber lock and keys, 1911 bushing wrench, sticker, and patch.

Our Assessment: The Les Baer Custom Carry 1911 in .45 ACP with a 5″ barrel is a meticulously crafted handgun that epitomizes the excellence of custom 1911 pistols. Les Baer Custom, renowned for producing high-quality firearms, has a reputation for precision engineering and exceptional craftsmanship. The Custom Carry model is a standout in their lineup, designed for both serious self-defense and competition shooting. The Les Baer Custom Carry 1911 is built with an unwavering commitment to quality. The frame and slide are constructed from high-grade steel, ensuring durability and a long service life. Each part of the pistol is hand-fitted to exacting tolerances, a hallmark of Les Baer firearms. This meticulous fitting process ensures smooth operation, tight lock-up, and exceptional accuracy. The 5″ barrel, standard for full-sized 1911s, provides an optimal balance between accuracy and handling, making it well-suited for a variety of shooting applications. Accuracy is a primary focus for Les Baer, and the Custom Carry 1911 is no exception. The pistol is known for its remarkable precision, often capable of shooting sub-inch groups at 25 yards. This level of accuracy is achieved through a combination of factors, including the hand-lapped match-grade barrel, the precision-machined slide and frame, and the superbly tuned trigger. The trigger pull is set to a crisp 4 pounds, providing a smooth, clean break that enhances the shooter’s ability to fire accurately and consistently. The Les Baer Custom Carry 1911 is a beautiful firearm. The attention to detail is evident in every aspect of its construction, from the precisely machined slide serrations to the finely checkered front and back straps. Reliability is another cornerstone of the Custom Carry’s design. Les Baer pistols are known for their ability to run flawlessly under demanding conditions. The tight tolerances and high-quality materials used in construction ensure that the Custom Carry can withstand extensive use without compromising performance. The pistol is designed to feed, fire, and eject reliably with a wide range of ammunition types, making it a versatile choice for both self-defense and competition. In summary, the Les Baer Custom Carry 1911is an exceptional handgun that combines outstanding accuracy, reliability, and craftsmanship. Whether for self-defense, competition, or simply appreciating a finely made firearm, the Custom Carry 1911 stands out as a premier example of what a 1911 pistol can be. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Top Tier Les Baer Custom Carry 1911 .45 ACP 5” Semi Auto Pistol W/ Full Kit
Top Tier Les Baer Custom Carry 1911 .45 ACP 5” Semi Auto Pistol W/ Full Kit