1911 9mm conversion barrel?

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by surfish95747, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. surfish95747

    surfish95747 New Member

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    Hey guys just wondering if there is a 9mm converison barrel for my Rock Island 1911 .45 ACP Commander? Thanks!
  2. muddober

    muddober Active Member

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    You most certainly could buy a 9mm barrel and fit it to the gun but the slide will not eject the 9mm because the face of it is to big to grab the much smaller 9mm case. In other words you would have to change the slide as well, meaning it probably would be cheaper to buy a whole new gun.

    Ron
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2010
  3. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

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    To convert a 1911, you need an entire top. Slide, barrel, and recoil spring. New magazine. New slide stop. Also, the government model ejector won't work with 9mm, although the commander one will.
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