Taurus 1911 Commander vs Colt Defender 9mm

Taurus 1911 Commander facing right

Taurus 1911 Commander

SAO Full-Sized Pistol Chambered in 45 ACP, 9mm Luger
vs
Colt Defender 9mm facing left

Colt Defender 9mm

SAO Subcompact Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger

Dimensions

  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
1911 Commander 8 in 5.8 in 1.5 in 38 oz
Defender 9mm 6.75 in 5.13 in 1.25 in 24 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
1911 Commander 4.2 in SAO taurususa.com
Defender 9mm 3 in SAO colt.com

Capacity

  45 ACP 9mm Luger
1911 Commander 8 (+1) 9 (+1)
Defender 9mm - 8 (+1)

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