Inexpensive Commanders: DE, Iver Johnson, Taurus, Kimber

We tested a Desert Eagle and three other Commanders in the low-to-medium-price range, and found we would buy three of them. But one needed more tuning than first-time buyers may wish to attempt.

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Among the most popular handguns of the previous 70 years is the Commander-type 1911 45 ACP. The Commander is a shortened version of the original 1911 and was introduced to compete for a military contract way back in the day. Like the modern Glock 19X and Beretta APX, the Colt Commander was not adopted by […]
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