I’m really just doing this to annoy Nick. The fact that Ed Brown Products is offering their over-exposed (photographically speaking) Executive Elite Mega CEO Big Swinging You-Know-What Custom 1911 with a new kind of checkering is exactly the kind of non-news news that drives our Gun Test and Reviews editor crazy. But, as Homer Simpson might say, shiny! [Close-up after the jump.] You pays your money—$2745—you wait five months. Minimum.