Ruger SR1911 Commander facing right

Ruger SR1911 Commander

SAO Full-Sized Pistol Chambered in 45 ACP, 9mm Luger
Springfield 1911 EMP facing left

Springfield 1911 EMP

SAO Compact Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger

Ruger SR1911 Commander vs Springfield 1911 EMP


  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
Ruger SR1911 Commander 7.75 in 5.45 in 1.34 in 36.4 oz
Springfield 1911 EMP 6.6 in 5 in 1.12 in 27 oz


  Barrel BBL Trigger Manufacturer Page
Ruger SR1911 Commander 4.25 in SAO
Springfield 1911 EMP 3 in SAO


Ruger SR1911 Commander

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Cartridges and Ammo Capacities

  45 ACP 9mm Luger
Ruger SR1911 Commander 7 (+1) 9 (+1)
Springfield 1911 EMP - 9 (+1)

Side-by-Side Comparison Charts

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Tabletop Comparison

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Parts & Accessories

Choose from a selection of holsters, grips, lasers, and more

1911 EMP
SnapSlide OWB Holster
1911 EMP
Freedom Carry IWB Holster
1911 EMP
Ankle Holster
1911 EMP
DropSlide OWB Holster