Walther Colt 1911 A1 facing right

Walther Colt 1911 A1

SAO Full-Sized Pistol Chambered in 22 LR
Colt Defender 9mm facing left

Colt Defender 9mm

SAO Subcompact Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger

Walther Colt 1911 A1 vs Colt Defender 9mm


  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
Walther Colt 1911 A1 8.7 in 5.5 in 1.4 in 32 oz
Colt Defender 9mm 6.75 in 5.13 in 1.25 in 24 oz


  Barrel BBL Trigger Manufacturer Page
Walther Colt 1911 A1 5 in SAO waltherarms.com
Colt Defender 9mm 3 in SAO www.colt.com

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Cartridges and Ammo Capacities

  22 LR 9mm Luger
Walther Colt 1911 A1 10 , 12 (+1) -
Colt Defender 9mm - 8 (+1)

Side-by-Side Comparison Charts

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Tabletop Comparison

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