The Bond Arms Backup beats the heat for summertime carry.

Let’s talk plainly here. Sometimes, during the heat of the summer, lugging around that full-size 1911 is the last thing any of us want to do. But being prepared means having a gun on you–at all times. The Bond Arms Backup provides an alternative to packing the big gun for summertime carry. The Backup comprises an ultra-compact derringer, built lightweight to remain highly concealable. Chambered in 9mm or .45 ACP, it brings plenty of knockdown power to a fight.

Bond Arms Backup Summertime Carry

The Backup weighs just 19 ounces overall. It measures 4.5 inches long, with a 2.5-inch barrel. The pistol features bead-blasted stainless steel parts, including the barrels, trigger, trigger guard, and hammer. The discrete matte finish proves subtle. A black crinkle powder coating on the frame further subdues the pistol’s look. An upgraded black rubber grip matches the frame. Finally, The pistol comes with a front blade and fixed rear sight.

Chambered in 9mm and .45 ACP, the Backup brings plenty of stopping power. But like all Bond Arms pistols, it accommodates most any switch-barrel in the Bond Arms inventory, all the way up to .410 bore, for a nasty fight stopper.

The Backup retails for $540. For even more info, please visit

Bond Arms Backup Features

  • Stainless steel double-barrel and frame
  • Compatible with all standard Bond Arms barrels
  • Patented rebounding hammer
  • Retracting firing pins
  • Cross-bolt safety
  • Spring-loaded, cammed locking lever

Backup Specifications

  • Cartridge: .45ACP or 9mm Luger
  • Barrel Length: 2.5″
  • Grip Material: Rubber
  • Grip Size: Standard
  • Sights: Front blade, fixed rear
  • Length: 4.5″
  • Weight: 19-ounces
  • Trigger Guard
  • Price: $540.00

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