Taurus 1911 Commander vs FN 509 MDR Compact

Taurus 1911 Commander facing right

Taurus 1911 Commander

SAO Full-Sized Pistol Chambered in 45 ACP, 9mm Luger
vs
FN 509 MDR Compact facing left

FN 509 MDR Compact

Striker-Fired Compact 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
509 MDR Compact 6.8 in 4.8 in 1.35 in 25.5 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
1911 Commander 4.2 in SAO taurususa.com
509 MDR Compact 3.7 in Striker-Fired fnamerica.com

Capacity

  45 ACP 9mm Luger
1911 Commander 8 (+1) 9 (+1)
509 MDR Compact - 10 , 12 , 15 (+1)

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Parts & Accessories

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