Pevely, MO -( Heizer Defense, known for their innovative line of powerful pocket pistols, is pleased to announce that the PKO-45 pistol is now shipping.

The Heizer family celebrated as they were able to pack the pistols up for shipment. Charlie Heizer is shown smiling as he personally added a pistol to the box. Heizer hopes that customers will join in their excitement to see these pistols on the market and in the hands of new owners.

 "We are excited that the truly innovative PKO-45 is shipping. It sets the bar even higher for conceal carry," says Tom Heizer, Principal. "The PKO-45 is another step in our product extensions and it is only the start of many more to come."

Hedy Heizer Gahn, Principal, adds, “It is exciting to see the PKO-45 shipping, and I am especially thrilled for the Hedy Jane Empowered line, geared for women. Shipments are readily available, chambered in the .45 ACP, with a 9mm version coming soon!”

The PKO-45 or Pocket 45, is the slimmest semi-auto .45ACP on the market at just 0.8" wide and approximately 25 ounces.  The PKO-45 is made with 100% US Aerospace grade stainless steel. There are no plastic or mimed parts on the PKO-45. It boasts a revolutionary fixed-barrel-under-the-guide-rod configuration, resulting in less recoil felt by the operator. The PKO-45 also features a snag-free design, internal hammer/single action, and a front strap safety with an additional thumb ambi-safety.  It has 5+1 capacity with a flush magazine, and 7+1 capacity with the extended magazine.

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