You Are In:

Product Search
Search Descriptions  
Free Shipping Option



Store Directory

View all items by any one manufacturer by searching or selecting it from the dropdown
Buy with Confidence


2139358 Since 2003:
2113 Currently Online:

How to Buy a Gun Online
How to Purchase NFA (Class III) Items
Don't Lie for the Other Guy
Why Buy From Buds?
Payment Options/Cancellation Fees
Shipping & Returns
State Restrictions
Norton Shopping Guarantee
Team Buds
Recent Reviews
Conditions of Use
Privacy Notice
Facebook YouTube Channel Twitter Feed Instagram

CZ-USA 01992 Dan Wesson Specialist 8+1 45ACP 5"

Contact Gurney
Model: 01992
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 79779
UPC: 806703019925

*Please Note!! Many of our pictures are stock photos provided to us by the manufacturer and do not necessarily represent the actual item being purchased. Please verify this picture accurately reflects the product described by the title and description on this page before you place your order.

Retail Price
Add To Cart
Price Match Request
Free Shipping New and used firearms SHIP FREE complements of
Layaway TB Only Active Team Buds Members are eligible for Layaway on Qualifiying Orders which Contain this Item.
Next Day Shipping for TEAM BUDS Members that ...
Order before 12:00 PM ET, Pay with Credit Card, and pick a valid FFL we already have on file

The Specialist is one of the newest additions to the Dan Wesson stable. When police departments approached us to build them a more reliable, durable 1911 to replace the ones they had been carrying, we developed a model just for them. The additions that made it ideal for law enforcement also make it perfect for home defense, so we gladly offer it for sale to the public.

A full-size 1911, the Specialist is chambered in .45 and loaded with features to satisfy a public servant’s special requirements. The forged stainless steel slide wears our popular Clark-style serrated rib with a single amber tritium dot in the rear sight and a green lamp with white target ring in front.

The frame sports an integral 1913 Picatinny, 25 LPI front strap checkering, undercut trigger guard and recessed slide stop to enable the installation of laser grips. Equipped with an ambidextrous thumb safety, extended magazine release and detachable two-piece magwell, the Specialist is operator-friendly. It is finished off with a set of G10 VZ Operator II grips that force the hand into the beavertail and hold it there.

The Specialist ships with two 8-round magazines with bump pads and is available in either a matte stainless finish or our Duty Black finish, which makes for an especially hardy pistol that scoffs at everyday wear and tear.

Finish Black
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Single
Caliber 45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Barrel Length 5"
Capacity 8 + 1
Safety Thumb and Grip Safety
Grips G-10 (Composite)
Sights Night Sights
Weight 2.42 lbs
Finish Duo-Tone
Type Rifle
Action Double Action
Caliber 30-30 Winchester
Barrel Length 4.44"
Capacity 6+1/8+1 (Grip Extension)
Safety -
Grips Tan
Sights Night Sights
Weight 2.42 lbs
Finish Two Tone
Type Pistol
Action Break Open
Caliber 41 Remington Mag
Barrel Length 4.46"
Capacity 9 1/13 1 (Grip Extension)
Safety Manual Thumb & Magazine
Grips Anatomically Designed Grips
Sights Night Sights
Weight 2.42 lbs
Finish Stainless
Type Pistol
Action Single Action Only
Caliber 7 X 30 Waters
Barrel Length 6.15"
Capacity 9 1/13 1 (Grip Extension)
Safety Hammer Drop/Thumb/Trigger/Key Lock
Grips Polymer
Sights Dovetail 3-Dot; Suppressor Height
Weight 2.42 lbs
Finish Cobalt
Type Not Listed
Action Single Action Only
Caliber 44 Black Powder
Barrel Length 5.25"
Capacity 11 1/16 1 (Grip Extension)
Safety Extended Single Side
Grips Polymer
Sights Straight-8
Weight 2.42 lbs

Write Review

Items similar to the CZ-USA 01992 Dan Wesson Specialist 8+1 45ACP 5"

CZ-USA 01926 Dan Wesson 1911 Valor 8+1 45ACP 5"

$1,760.00 Ships Free

Para Ordnance 96690 Black Ops 8+1 45ACP 5"

$953.00 Ships Free

Springfield 1911 OPR LD 5 8RD 45SS

$1,146.00 Ships Free

CZ-USA 01993 Dan Wesson Specialist 8+1 45 ACP 5"

$1,456.00 Ships Free

Colt O1970CY Special Combat 8+1 45ACP 5"

$1,961.00 Ships Free


$1,049.99 Ships Free

Para Ordnance 96665 Elite Pro 8+1 45ACP 5"

$938.00 Ships Free

Rock Island Armory 51486 TAC 1911 II FS 8+1 45ACP 5"

$559.00 Ships Free

CZ-USA 01986 Dan Wesson 1911 Valor 8+1 45ACP 5"

$1,468.00 Ships Free

CZ-USA 01983 Dan Wesson 1911 V-BOB 8+1 45ACP 4.25"

$1,764.00 Ships Free

Sig Sauer 1911R-45-TACOPS-TB 1911 Tactical Operations TB 8RD 45ACP 5"

$1,099.99 Ships Free

Sig Sauer 1911TR-45-TACOPS 1911 Traditional TacOps 8+1 45ACP 5"

$1,049.99 Ships Free

CZ-USA 01981 Dan Wesson 1911 RZ-45 Heritage 8+1 45ACP 5"

$1,111.00 Ships Free

S&W SW1911 TA E-Series 8+1 45ACP 5"

$1,136.00 Ships Free

Fit Charts: These 172 items are compatible with this firearm
Showing 15 of 172 (Click here for details)

Fit Charts



Product Reviews
4 Reviews. Average Rating: 4.8 of 5 Stars! [4.8 of 5 Stars!]
5 stars:
75% (3 of 4)
4 stars:
25% (1 of 4)
3 stars:
0% ( of 4)
2 stars:
0% ( of 4)
1 star:
0% ( of 4)
Reviewed By: Doug M on 08/27/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
My Dan Wesson Specialist (blued version, not stainless) arrived in absolutely perfect condition from Buds. Comparing costs ($1,536 delivered when I purchased this model) to the current Gunbroker prices for this same model reveals that Buds provides substantial savings, at least $100 and up to $300 plus from what other retailers are selling this top of the line model from CZ for.

Comparing this pistol to an Executive Elite Ed Brown I purchased in 2011 the quality is clear. The Ed Brown had an incredibly tight action and while the DW Specialist was very tight it was not as tight as the EB. I haven't had a chance to take this beauty out as she's been a safe queen due to my work schedule but I expect it will not disappoint. The only down side I have ever read about this particular model (if you can call it that) is that the extended mag well (which is nicely done by the way) tends to shoot itself a little loose after a few hundred rounds. This is easily solved by a bit of blue loctite if necessary.

The price point of this 1911 with light rail is a pretty amazing bargain compared to other models from which I've seen at about $2k. CZ is doing things right since taking over the Dan Wesson franchise as I also have a Dan Wesson Guardian (commander style with bobtail grip) which is also absolutely amazing.

If you are looking for a full size 1911 with all the bells and whistles including a light rail you will not be disappointed and at the current price point of $1,700 for this model I would venture to say you CANNOT find a better bargain that also matches the quality components used to bring this beauty to the marketplace.

Display All Reviews
Reviewed By: Eugene H on 05/31/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Not a whole lot to say about this gun other than it is great! From finish to fit the Specialist is above all the other 1911s in it's price range. At the range it is a tack driver and very manageable recoil. This is one of 3 1911's own that I will not part with! so far 250 rds of various ammo and not a single failure! This one is reliable and one of my go to guns! Buds had a great price on this as I see it going for a couple hundred more on the gun sites. Shipped fast and got it from myFFL in 3 days! Thanks

Display All Reviews
Reviewed By: paulo a on 05/14/2014 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
I got this pistol for a steal...I love the way it shoots...trigger pull is very crisp...sights are spot on. The magazines that came with it are not very functional...and I don't know the reason why so I just sold it. The mags didn't mash well when you slide it in...just replaced it with wilson combat 47D...which always works reliably since I'm not planning to sell this pistol anyways.

Display All Reviews
Reviewed By: jason d on 03/18/2014 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Absolutely fantastic. Mine is 1 inch accurate with a 3.75 pound trigger pull. Bar stock parts. No mim. Thanks to buds

Display All Reviews