While the New Agent’s sight trench provides general sight alignment, the author found using the trench along with the back of his shooting hand as a second reference point enabled him to attain fight-stopping groups at 10 yards and closer.
A minimalist design combined with fast access makes the Galco Yaqui Slide holster a perfect match for the no-nonsense DAO New Agent.
The Colt New Agent is a .45 ACP chambered belly gun designed for the modern shooter.
The latest variant in Colt’s New Agent line combines snag-free contours with the speed of a double-action-only trigger, making it a truly innovative big-bore belly gun.
Beneath its tappered bull barrel, the New Agent contains a full-length guide rod with dual recoil springs and a reverse plug for simplified takedown.
The pistol may be devoid of external safeties, but its double-action-only trigger mechanism ensures it can be safely carried in deep concealment.
As part of its self-defense-oriented design, the New Agent lacks the standard grip and thumb safeties normally found on the 1911 platform, allowing for lightning-fast deployment under stress.
A hole in the mainspring housing enables the exposed retaining pin to serve double-duty as a lanyard attachment point.
Made to function strictly in double action, the New Agent sports a snag-free, spurless hammer.
Besides missing a front sight, the New Agent also lacks the barrel bushing common on 1911-style handguns.
A radical departure from the traditional 1911 platform, the New Agent contains a double-action trigger bar along with a large trigger spring.