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  1. General 1911 talk
    What light are you guys running on your X9Ls, I just picked on up and tried to attach a Surefire X300 Ultra and it will not lock into place, I tried the Universal and Piccatiny mounts with no luck.
  2. General 1911 talk
    I bought my Gold Cup in 1979, brand new for $439.99. I still have it today, it’s retired in my safe. And both my sons want it real bad. Any body else have someone looking at your favorite 1911,,,.Tell us about it..
  3. General 1911 talk
    Bill was a watch maker back in the day.
  4. General 1911 talk
    I sent in my EDC X9 a few weeks ago to Wilson for the optic cut on the slide, a magwell and a few other cosmetic changes. I decided to get the gray frame as the refinish once the do the magwell and had selected the DLC slide because I was very disappointed with the black AT finish on the slide...
  5. General 1911 talk
    About 10 years ago, I bought a 1997 model WC 1996a2, and it’s been my favorite handgun ever. A couple weeks ago, I was taking it apart for cleaning, and while trying to get the thumb safety out, the extended arm broke off. I carefully filed the rough edge and used a fine buffing wheel to...
  6. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I have an excellent condition Wilson Combat Experior. It has had 100 rounds through it. Upgraded to a flat trigger, mag well, naked slide. Built 03/09/2020. Comes with everything that came with it from Wilson. I am interested in trading it for a Nighthawk or Guncrafter double stack.
  7. 1911 Photo Gallery
    This is most likely the second to last 5” 38 Super that WC will build. Just got it back from WC to have a missed option corrected, the reverse crown barrel and bushing which is really a fantastic look in my opinion. Stippling might be my new favorite front strap treatment. It feels amazing. Not...
  8. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    For Sale Wilson Combat Professional Lightweight with 9mm and 38 Super Wilson Combat barrels. Both barrels flutted and flush crowned. 2 (10rd) 9mm Tripp Cobra Mags and 2 (10rd) 38 Super Cobra Mags included, also Wilson bag included . Adjustable rear sight and front rounded gold sight (not brass)...
  9. General 1911 talk
    I have a Wilson Protector that I want to get the slide milled to accept regular sights (my favorite setup is a black rear and Trijicon HD Yellow front), any ideas on who can do a good mill job and refinish?
  10. General 1911 talk
    I'm thinking about trading my carry which is an ZEV oz9c hypercomp looking to either go to a Wilson or Staccato ..... Any recommendations?
  11. General 1911 talk
    Good morning Addicts! I AM NOT beating a dead horse with another “which is better?” thread. I’ve owned both Baers and Wilson and have always been happy with both! My question to you fellow enthusiasts is given the current climate and pricing, is there any reason why you would go Baer over Wilson...
  12. Wilson Combat
    I’ve become a real fan of the monolithic full length dust cover look. I would love to see WC start offering this as an option or model. I submitted a product suggestion to them yesterday and they indicated they do take recommendations seriously. So if you’re in the same boat, I’d encourage you...
  13. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Greetings fellow addicts! This a tough one to let go...and I’ll probably be buying another one again... I am an addict. This custom order from Wilson Combat comes with a Law Tactical folding brace adapter, SBA3 adjustable brace, 8” barrel with burnt bronze Cerakote, Grey Wasteland Cerakote on...
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Looking for fullsize (8-Round) magazines in .45 ACP Specifically: Wilson 74D Wilson 500C-HD Wilson 500A-HD Chip McCormick Power Mag + Looking to buy a lot of at least 5-10 mags all of the same type. Not interested in ones and twos. Feel free to DM.
  15. General 1911 talk
    I have never tried a bobtail. Tempted to build a new nighthawk commander bobtail (possibly 10mm another thing I have never fired). A little concerned I may wait a year for something I don't love. The reason for getting a bobtail would be both to just try something I never have and for the...
  16. General 1911 talk
    Ordered this back in August and picked it up today. I was a little apprehensive about if I would like the set up and feel of the red dot, but so far, this things pretty cool. I can definitely see the potential benefit and I haven't even had a chance to shoot it yet. Did a lot of research...
  17. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I no longer have a compact 9 and to be honest I had it so shortly I dont think any of these magazines saw more than 4-5 range sessions. I am hoping to trade them for Full Sized Wilson 9mm ETM or Tripp full sized 9mm magazines, failing that I will sell out right. I have 5 Wilson Model 500-9c-9...
  18. General 1911 talk
    Honest opinions from anyone who’s owned a mixture of these? I’ve done a ton of research and it seems WC is the most popular for quality, fit, finish. I’ve seen some beautiful NH. Currently own a EB that is a fantastic gun. Is it really just personal preference?
  19. 1911 Gunsmithing
    So I've been trolling classifieds and gunbroker lately, looking for a quality 4" 1911 in 9mm with a fullsize/commander frame. Seems Wilson Combat is the only company that regularly offers this sort of small slide / large frame format, specifically in their "Professional" series. To my knowledge...
  20. General 1911 talk
    So I have a Wilson LW Professional in 9mm. The prefect carry pistol right? But when I carry it I feel under gunned. What do I do? I grab a 1911 inf 45acp. Then I think I need a few more rounds and grab a Sig 365 or Glock 19 in 9mm and I'm ok. I think I need therapy, LOL.