Video: Ruger SR1911 Commander Review

by
posted on August 21, 2015
Ruger introduced the SR1911 by first working with experts, both in house and out. The result was, according to Sheriff Jim Wilson, "an accurate, reliable pistol that has everything a person needs and nothing that he doesn’t need." He said the all-American-made SR1911 was a solid value at $799 and, more importantly, a classy 1911 that is good to go right out of the box. 

Two years later, Ruger came out with the Commander version of the pistol and Sheriff Jim was one of the first to put his hands on it at the 2013 SHOT Show. Once again, he sang its praises as a great choice for personal defense. American Rifleman editors thought so too, so much so that it became a "Rifleman Review" on a recent episode of American Rifleman TV. You can watch that segment here. 

For further reading on the SR1911, the SR1911 Commander and the Lightweight Commander, please enjoy the following articles:

Ruger SR1911 CMD .45 ACP Pistol 

SHOT Show 2013: Ruger SR1911 Commander

Ruger SR1911

Ruger SR1911 Lightweight Commander Pistol

Latest

Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench
Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench

Preview: Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench

The F.A.T. (Firearm Accurizing Torque) Wrench from Wheeler allows you to consistently apply the appropriate amount of torque, simply.

Rifleman Q&A: 8 mm Mauser 'Exercise' Cartridges

I would very much appreciate it if you could identify the origin and purpose of the cartridges shown in these photos. The bullets appear to be wooden, and all of the cases are primed.

Review: Rock Island Armory AL22M .22 Mag. Revolver

Armscor offers a magnum rimfire chambering in a mid-sized, double-action revolver with the Czechoslovakian Alfa Proj AL22M chambered in .22 Magnum.

Bond Arms: A Dedicated Maker Of Modern Derringers

Despite facing startup adversity, Texas-based Bond Arms hails as today's largest manufacturer of double-barrel handguns, solving problems by offering concealable and modern-day renditions of the old-school derringer.

New For 2022: Tisas 1911 D10

Known for its line of affordable, traditionally styled M1911 handguns, Tisas USA launched its new D10 pistol chambered in the 10 mm Auto cartridge.

Rifleman Q&A: 1900 Test Luger & Holster

I have a question about a Rock Island Arsenal holster stamped “E.H.S.” that contains a 1900 Eagle Test Luger serial No. 70XX.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.