Skip to comments.How many Rubber Bands does it take to Diable a 1911?Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/10/2017 | S Ratliff Posted on 7/10/2017, 9:10:44 AM by w1n11911 enthusiasts tend to feel strongly about their pistol. Will the Ruger SR1911 pass the rubber band test?
What is the rubber band test you say?
Wrapping multiple rubber bands over the slide of the pistol tests the functioning operation, such as the cycling, firing and ejecting a round.As concealed carry permits have grown in numbers, the question still remains: what exactly is the best self-defense firearm? Most permit holders look for a firearm that is reliable, has an immense amount of stopping power, and is quickly drawn.
So this brings us to the question of the 1911.YouTuber MattV2099 puts the classic Ruger SR1911 through the rubber band test with the goal wrapping the gun until it is effectively disabled. So how many rubber bands does it take to disable the 1911?
Finally, at 33 rubber bands, the Ruger SR1911 is disabled due to a failure to extract. See the 1911 rubber band footage here……….