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New Vickers Elite Commander From Wilson Combat

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Wilson Combat has teamed up with Larry Vickers on yet another 1911. The new Vickers Elite Commander will incorporate many of the same features as the full-size Vickers Elite pistol that Wilson introduced back in 2015.

The pistol will predictably sport a packed feature list with all of the things that a high-end 1911 buyer might be searching for if they are looking for a gun that is far more at home on the range slinging lead than it is in a collector's safe.


Here's what Wilson Combat said about the new pistol:

Berryville, Arkansas — The Vickers Elite® Commander, by Wilson Combat, is the concealed carry version of the famed Larry Vickers designed full-size Vickers Elite®model 1911. This 4.25” bushing barrel Commander version is a top choice of traditionalists who prefer a more compact carry gun with a bushing style takedown.

The Vickers Elite® Commander starts with Wilson Combat's hand-fitted, forged slide and frame combination along with their forged stainless steel bushing barrel for impeccable reliability and precise accuracy. Wilson Combat's rigorous hand-fitting specifications yield a match-accurate defensive pistol that you can count on regardless of shooting scenario.

The Vickers Elite® Commander wears the Vickers Tactical logo, special wide serrations, and proprietary G-10 grips to immediately identify this model in the field. Our one-piece, Bullet Proof® Magwell adds a practical, tactical touch for enhanced reloading under stress.
Vickers Elite® Commander
.45 ACP ($3850) | 9mm ($3960)

Caliber: .45 ACP, 9mm
Magazine Capacity: 8 Rounds
Barrel Length: 4.75″
Overall Length: 7.85″
Sight Radius: 5.95″
Height: 5.6″
Width: 1.3″
Weight Empty: 39.6 oz.
Weight Loaded: 45.2″
Accuracy Guarantee: 1.5″ at 25 yards


  • Professional-Size Carbon Steel Frame
  • 30 LPI High Cut Checkered Frontstrap
  • Bullet Proof® Round Butt Magazine Well
  • Bobbed High-Ride Bullet Proof® Beavertail Grip Safety
  • Tactical Bullet Proof® Thumb Safety
  • 3 ½# – 4 ½# Crisp Trigger Pull with Medium Length Pad
  • Bullet Proof® Magazine Release
  • G10 Vickers Elite Logo Grips
  • Countersunk Slide Stop
  • 4.25” Carbon Steel Slide
  • Heavy Machine Chamfer on Bottom of Slide
  • Battlesight with Gold Bead Front Sight
  • 4.25” Stainless Match Grade Barrel and Thick Flange Bushing, Flush Cut Reverse Crown
  • Fluted Chamber
  • 30 LPI Slide Top Serrations
  • 40 LPI Serrated Rear of Slide
  • Wide Rear Cocking Serrations
  • Ball Endmill Cuts

The Vickers Elite Commander can be found on the Wilson Combat site. The pistol carries an MSRP of $3850 in .45 ACP and $3960 in 9mm.


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