MPA DS40 Custom 1A


The DS40 Custom is a Wide Body, Double Stack 1911 Pistol. Incredibly Accurate and Reliable with a lifetime warranty. Ready for the Range or USPSA Limited.

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This DS40 is a pure custom build. This will be the only one like it produced. 

This DS 40 1A Custom Pistol is configured as follows:

  • DS40 Custom  – Grey PVD Slide & Frame, Ambi-Safety, Slide Stop, Beavertail, Guide Rod, Hammer, Mag Release, Grip Screws, Gold Aluminum Anodized Trigger Shoe & Magwell, Polished Barrel, Aggressive Black Anodized Aluminum Grip, Butler Cut Frame, Kensight Front and Rear (Bomar) Sights

Our DS Series Pistols are hand built, hand lapped, tuned, and ready to perform. Whether you’re application is shooting 3 Gun, IDPA or USPSA Comps, Law Enforcement or simply a Shooting Enthusiast, the DS Series Pistols are an outstanding option for these and other applications. 

After the pistols are hand built, they go through a rigorous testing and inspection system to ensure only the highest quality products are getting to our customers. 

The DS Pistols are designed to shoot flat and fast, making successful target engagement easy for all levels of shooters.





  • Hand lapped Frame to Slide Fit
  • Special Anodized Aluminum Grip with Aggressive Grip Texture
  • Full Length Light Rail Frame and Slide Machined from Billet – no Forgings
  • All parts machined from Barstock and Billet. No MIM, Castings, or Forgings
  • All Parts machined in USA. Here are the components machined by MPA: Frame, Slide, Barrel, BeaverTail/Grip Safety, Ambi-Safety, Slide Stop, Firing Pin Stop, Ejector, Magwell, Aluminum Grip
  • Incredible Accuracy and Reliability
  • Competition Ready
  • Lifetime Warranty


  • Design: 40 S&W Wide Body, Double Stack 1911
  • Frame: Steel 5″ with Butler Cut
  • Grip: MPA Machined 7075 Aluminum Grip Anodized
  • Hammer: Koenig Hammer, Sear and Disconnector
  • Trigger Shoe: MPA Machined (Short, Medium, Long Versions Available)
  • Trigger Pull: 2.5 lbs 
  • Springs: Wolff recoil & mainspring, EGW sear spring
  • Magwell: MPA Large Magwell
  • Barrel: Hand fitted 5″ MPA 416R Vacuum Heat Treated Stainless Bull Barrel
  • Guide Rod: 1 Piece Stainless 
  • (2) MBX Extreme Magazines: 126mm & 141mm  
  • Type of Pistol: Magazine Fed Semi-Auto 
  • Ammunition: 40S&W
  • Safety: Grip Safety, Thumb Safety
  • Finish: DLC/PVD Coating/Nitride
  • Overall Length: 8.9” 
  • Height of gun: 7.3”  
  • Weight: