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Old 04-10-2012, 12:15 PM
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And then there were 3!




Took a drive to one of the local Wilson Combat dealers this A.M and came home with a new Bill Wilson Carry. Here are a couple of pics and a group shot. They had a few nice new arrivals. I was also tempted by a tactical super grade but it had a couple of options that were not to my liking so I resisted the urge. I will be installing a grey ambi safety, according to the Wilson rep that we spoke with while I was at the store the ambi should be available in about a week. This will join the ultralight carry as my EDC's.
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:29 PM
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Nice little family you got there
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:17 PM
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Very nice.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:22 PM
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Thank you. I'd like to say I am done but if I come across a Tactical Supergrade kitted close to how I would order one then it will join the stable. I can't get to the range today but will hopefully make it tomorrow and look forward to putting a few hundred rounds through the new addition.
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:21 PM
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Thank you. I'd like to say I am done but if I come across a Tactical Supergrade kitted close to how I would order one then it will join the stable. I can't get to the range today but will hopefully make it tomorrow and look forward to putting a few hundred rounds through the new addition.
Nce,

You have three Wilsons right now to keep you busy, why not just order the TSG to your exact specs? So what if it takes 12-18 months. You'll likely own it A LOT longer than that and if you have family you'll be passing it down. There is no way I would spend $3000+ on a CQB class gun if it wasn't exactly the way I wanted it and that statement holds even more weight if I were to ever order a $5000+ SG. The price on the SG isn't going to go down. Pick your options pack your patience and place your order.
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:23 PM
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Well done!
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:47 PM
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Nce,

You have three Wilsons right now to keep you busy, why not just order the TSG to your exact specs? So what if it takes 12-18 months. You'll likely own it A LOT longer than that and if you have family you'll be passing it down. There is no way I would spend $3000+ on a CQB class gun if it wasn't exactly the way I wanted it and that statement holds even more weight if I were to ever order a $5000+ SG. The price on the SG isn't going to go down. Pick your options pack your patience and place your order.
I get where you are coming from. The CQB elite was purchased used by me. It had barely a box of ammo through it and I paid under 2k which I consider a very, very good deal. Therefore I have no issues with spending a couple of extra bucks on new sights so that they match the other 2 wilson's. Being a lefty I am quite used to getting ambi's fitted and have no issue with having this done either. With regard to the Tactical Supergrade I will keep scouring locally for a while and see what I come up with. Barely used ones are rare but they are out there, especially around tax time. If I can pick up a barely used $5500.00 Gun for $4k or less then that will be my preferred route. As you said I have 3 nice Wilson's at the moment and am in no hurry, if it takes me another year or more to find what I am looking for then so be it.
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:34 PM
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Nice trio of Wilson's! One thing I noticed right away is that you seem to not care for FCS. No comment from me, just something I picked up on.



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Thank you. I'd like to say I am done but if I come across a Tactical Supergrade kitted close to how I would order one then it will join the stable. I can't get to the range today but will hopefully make it tomorrow and look forward to putting a few hundred rounds through the new addition.
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Old 04-10-2012, 03:58 PM
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Nice trio of Wilson's! One thing I noticed right away is that you seem to not care for FCS. No comment from me, just something I picked up on.
You Sir are correct. I am not a big fan of fcs. Not a major dislike, just something I am not that fond of.
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Old 04-10-2012, 04:52 PM
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Great looking group of Wilsons.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:01 PM
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Nce,

Everyone loves a bargain. I'm not trying to impose my opinions on you in any way but I would like to share them. To me the whole idea of a custom (or semi-custom) 1911 is the ability to get it exactly the way you want it. You shouldn't have to settle for a gun set up the way the first owner wanted it or the way the gun store owner ordered it. It should be set up the way YOU want it. That said, there's the trade-off of settling vs. paying less and to some guys the lower cost is going to be attractive.

A gun is not something I would purchased pre-owned under any conditions but that's just me. I'm not just talking Wilson, I wouldn't purchase a used Glock either. There's too many weekend gunsmiths around these days. You never know what's been done, especially internally. There was a recent thread on this forum from a guy who purchased a lightly used Wilson RDP. He had some issues with it and when he field stripped it he found out the recoil spring had been shortened. Two coils were cut off the spring. Who knows what could have been done to the internals.

P.S. I'm also not a fan of FCS's.

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Old 04-10-2012, 01:39 PM
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Nice group. They have a simlar look. You know what you like.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:55 PM
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Nice group. They have a simlar look. You know what you like.
Thank you. Once the sights have been changed on the CQB Elite and the BP Ambi installed on the BW Carry they'll be all set.
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:42 PM
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Damn....looks just like mine.....and I thought I was special....
now I have to switch the grips out to be special again....

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Old 04-10-2012, 01:50 PM
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Damn....looks just like mine.....and I thought I was special....
now I have to switch the grips out to be special again....

Gripscrews are at different angles and I think the sights are different. Uniqueness retained
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Old 04-10-2012, 02:03 PM
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There....now I feel special again....

Seriously though....you'll love the little guy


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Old 04-10-2012, 09:01 PM
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There....now I feel special again....

Seriously though....you'll love the little guy

I am getting bad thoughts.... I see a tactical Supergrade in that combination in my future.
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Old 04-10-2012, 05:16 PM
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I would love a bill wilson carry. Im more leaning to ulc compact though. Win either way.
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:28 PM
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I would love a bill wilson carry. Im more leaning to ulc compact though. Win either way.
That is a tough choice for sure. As you can see from the pics I have a ulc and if I had to just pick one gun to keep out of what I currently have then it would be the ulc. My concern in getting a ulcc was that it would be too light and snappy to really enjoy shooting for extended periods. My thinking and hope is that the BW Carry will hopefully behave similarly to my ulc albeit with a tad less accuracy and be a little easier to conceal. I have nothing whatsoever to back those thoughts up. But as you say when it comes to guns of this ilk, " Win either way."
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:26 PM
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NCE,

Very nice family you've got going there, and I'm envious of the killer deal you got on the Elite!
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:58 PM
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Very nice looking family! Congratulations
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:58 PM
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NCE,

Very nice family you've got going there, and I'm envious of the killer deal you got on the Elite!
Thanks, the CQB was a good deal. I have put 600 rds through it in the eight days that i've had it and am liking it a lot, what's not to like really. I can not wait to put some rounds through the BW carry. It does conceal nicely in a DeSantis cozy partner for commander lengths.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:57 PM
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:15 PM
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