Here‘s the World’s Smallest .45 Concealed Carry Pistol


DoubleTap: Heizer Shows Off Its Smallest, Lightest .45 Pistol

DoubleTap: Smallest, lightest .45 on the market. (Photo: Heizer)

At the 2012 Shot Show, Heizer Firearms was introducing the smallest .45 caliber pistol that money can buy. It’s 5/8ths of an inch wide and weighs less than a pound.

Here a Heizer rep shows off the gun:

Video: Heizer Defense Double Tap Titanium Pocket Pistol 2012 Shot Show

According to Heizer’s website, the DoubleTap is the world’s smallest and lightest .45 ACP concealed carry pistol on the market, and it has several patents pending. Two rounds can be stored in the gun’s chamber with two additional bullets in the grip. Here’s more info on the pistol from the press release:

The break-action features a patent-pending progressive barrel porting option that cuts muzzle rise and recoil. The ambidextrous thumb latch releases the action and automatically ejects the spent rounds.

Unlike any firearm, the DoubleTap features a truly revolutionary double-action trigger system that utilizes ball bearings for a smooth action and crisp trigger pull.

DoubleTap: Heizer Shows Off Its Smallest, Lightest .45 Pistol

(Photo: Heizer)

DoubleTap: Heizer Shows Off Its Smallest, Lightest .45 Pistol

DoubleTap is not much wider than a smartphone. (Photo: Heizer)

DoubleTap offers more specs in the video below:

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The aluminum and titanium versions start at $499 and $729 respectively. It also comes in a 9MM version.

[H/T Gizmodo]

This story has been updated for clarity at the Blaze

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