Ed Brown Announces Multi-caliber Kobra Carry 1911

Daniel Y
by Daniel Y

Ed Brown is well-known in the world of 1911 handguns, and the Kobra Carry model has long been a staple in their lineup. For the 25th anniversary of the Kobra Carry, Ed Brown is releasing a dual-caliber kit. Let’s take a look at the features.


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While the Kobra Carry is not new, the dual caliber model is. One slide has a 4.25-inch barrel chambered in .45 ACP with iron sights, and the other is a 9mm 4-inch with Vortex Venom red dot. Aside from the multicaliber slide setups, the remaining features are in line with other Kobra Carry pistols. Both slides attach to a Bobtail-style single-stack frame.


The total price for the Kobra Carry dual caliber is $4,695. Potential purchasers can pay in full or can make a $500 deposit.


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From the manufacturer:


"Coming up on the 25th Anniversary of the Kobra Carry, it’s now available as a dual caliber. The 45 ACP upper is equipped with fixed sights and the 9mm is a complete EVO upper with red dot sight. This setup offers perfect flexibility for carry and range time.
Our Dual Caliber Kobra Carry, is the latest example of a long line of Ed Brown innovations” said Dave Biggers, Ed Browns Director of Sales & Marketing.


The Kobra Carry comes standard with the following features:

  • 4.25” Commander model slide
  • Single stack Commander Bobtail® frame
  • Snakeskin treatment on the forestrap, Bobtail® housing & slide
  • Fixed black rear sight, orange HDXR Front Sight
  • Recessed slide stop
  • Flush barrel
  • Recessed crown
  • Black G4 coating


In addition, the 9mm Upper features the following:

  • Thinned 4" slide
  • Vortex Venom Red Dot Sight 6 MOA
  • Special front & rear serrations
  • 9mm bull barrel with flush fit and recessed crown
  • Flat wire recoil system


Find out more at www.edbrown.com

Daniel Y
Daniel Y

AKA @fromtheguncounter on Instagram. Gun nerd, reloader, attorney, and mediocre hunter. Daniel can still be found on occasion behind the counter at a local gun store. When he is not shooting, he enjoys hiking, camping, and rappelling around Utah.

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  • 13anger 13anger 2 days ago

    you can buy two solid built dedicated 45 and 9mm guns for 5k! Not seeing the upside on this one

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