Gun Report

Colt Commander XSE O4012XSE 45 ACP

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The Colt was consistently the more accurate handgun with every load. Plus, the ambidextrous safety, forward cocking serrations, and frame cut gave the Colt a good feel and superior overall handling, in our opinion.

Colt Commander XSE O4012XSE 45 ACP

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Trigger Pull Single
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This image illustrates why we carry a Commander 45 it is lighter than a full-size pistol.
Both pistols featured flush-fit magazines. A magazine with a basepad is too big for concealed carry in many cases.
The Novak sight arrangement on the Colt offers excellent accuracy potential.
The Colt features forward cocking serrations and a full-length one-piece guide rod.
Whether it was the Novak sights, superior grip, or frame cut out, the Colt gave better results in rapid fire.

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