Ed Brown EVO KC9 Finally made it here!!!!!

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by TheCollector, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    After almost 4 months of waiting, my EVO arrived. I nearly forgot what it looked like... especially since I haven't seen any "real" pics posted here.

    Sooooooooo, a few quick phone pics.

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  2. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    Interesting pistol. Looking forward to a range report.
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  3. Otherside

    Otherside Well-Known Member

    Jan 26, 2019
    Good looking gun, love that front sight. Enjoy
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  4. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    :grin::grin::grin: "Interesting pistol"....*** translation = WTF! **** :grin::grin::grin:
    I admit, not for everyone..... I like it though, it doesn't look like everything else in the safe.
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  5. slovan

    slovan Well-Known Member

    Jul 2, 2018
    It looks very nice, especially for the price! Congratulations and I look forward to getting your feedback on it. The HD XR sight is really nice. I have one on my FX1 and then decided to get one for my Glock as well.
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  6. stlgecko

    stlgecko Gecko Lives Matter

    May 24, 2014
    I like it a lot, definitely interested at this price point.
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  7. ORShooter

    ORShooter Just outsided the realm of Crazy!

    Nov 28, 2018
    Very nice, I too look forward to the range report.:thumbs:
  8. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    I'm sorry. It's the external extractor. It's so... not what I would expect from Ed Brown.

    But, maybe it shoots really well.
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  9. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    It's well optioned for the money and I like that fact it doesn't look like everything else. it'll be interesting to see the GB prices on these once they are out there more ;)
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  10. rod442

    rod442 Well-Known Member

    Mar 4, 2014
    NICE! I do want one, a lot. Just have to wait until later or maybe next year. I spent the gun budget early this year. lol.
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  11. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    I bought mine with money from Gun Budget year 2026! :confused::confused:
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  12. razorbacker

    razorbacker Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Dec 2, 2011
    Thanks for posting this. I've had my eye on these and kind of reserving a future spot for one. I don't know how one could go wrong for the quality/price of these. I hope with the slimmed slide will fit tight in existing commander leather. Awaiting owner feedback after a few have been wrung out at the range.
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  13. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    The next step is for enough of us EB owners to apply pressure to get a .38 super option or conversion parts for them.
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  14. Au Jus in Bello

    Au Jus in Bello Well-Known Member

    May 19, 2017
    Isn't the rule here posting privileges are revoked until a range review?
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  15. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    I'm posting on borrowed time just like I bought it on borrowed gun budget money from the future.
    Hopefully getting to the range tomorrow.
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  16. Jhp147

    Jhp147 Enthusiast

    May 17, 2014
    Handled one of these at SHOT. Man, it was slick as glass. I could not even feel it when the slide and barrel lug separated when the slide retracted. The narrowed slide and bobtail made it seem like a much more compact gun, even though it's on a full frame.Looked to have the same quality as the more expensive EBs.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019
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  17. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    I have an early model KC and I'm interested in comparing them. I was hoping to make a range trip today but I have come down with the whole scratchy throat, drippy nose, stuffed head thing.
    (I know.. TMI)

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  18. Medmal

    Medmal New Member

    Feb 27, 2019
    I received my Evo last week with the G4 finish. slick as a ribbon and feels much thinner and lighter than my Bobtail Commander in 45 ACP. Fit a High Noon holster I have for a Emp4. Flawless performance at the range through about 50 rounds of ball ammo. Definitely a keeper.
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  19. Jhp147

    Jhp147 Enthusiast

    May 17, 2014
    Anxious to see the comparison, TheCollector. I didn't measure the difference in the slides, if you think, can you do that? The comparison to the the EMP slide size fits, but I was of the understanding that otherwise the frame is straight 1911.
  20. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    I'm not sure if I fully understand your question correctly but this might answer it. The EVO slide is 1/4" shorter than the Kobra and it is .05" thinner. The frames are the same.

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