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Old 03-25-2012, 01:38 PM
Craig Craig is offline
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I can't get my Wilsons to..............




FAIL in any way. I have been into 1911s from the first tme I fired a pistol. It was a friends Colt and the X ring disapeared with the first shot.........

I was hooked but poor some 30+ years ago. I'm not that much richer today, but I measure my quality of life in part by having my weapons that WORK. I EDC my ULC and and shoot it alot. I use my CQB Elite for competition and some plinking and both have been flawless performers for several thousand rounds each.

I am still excited from a morning shooting with the S. FL Speed Shooters. I am half way through detailing my CQB and I just felt like Wilson should get the credit for a perfect day on the range. It was perfect, I was not. I have been through Colts, Paras, S&Ws and even an EB but I have never felt this kind of confidence in a 1911 until I was able to buy a Wilson!

My Kimber Stainless Compact I, was as reliable only after spending another 2 grand having Dane Burns do a complete rebuild. My Glocks are as reliable but I am less accurate with them. I have to admit they are absolutly dependable.

The ULC was my response to the back pain that caused me to switch from the Kimber to carry a Glock, followed by my desire to be more accurate. I tried other light weight 1911s but never had the total reliability I could get with my Custom Kimber or any out-ot-the-box Glock. Providence and $$$$ brought me to Wilson's door. I'm now an even happier camper. There are NEVER any problems to report with my 2 Wilsons -- like we all see on the other manufacturere's threads.

That is worth writing about! OH, I love detailing a Wilson b/c the inards are soooooo nice.
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:05 PM
Mujahideen Mujahideen is offline
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Every brand has a few that go out the door that need to be sent back. I had a Supergrade that needed to be sent back and it still was not 100%. I have had Glocks have a bobble here and there too. If your having accuracy issues with Glock get a Ghost trigger bar connector for a few bucks and your trigger will reset earlier and be lighter and crisper.

Glocks dont need lube, they can be thrown in the dirt and picked back up a year later and work fine they really are amazing pistols. But the 1911 has a special place in my heart and will always be my favorite. Wilson Combat especially! 1911s require more tinkering to keep in tip top shape. I would never have one as my carry gun because my favorite ones are all carbon steel and just too heavy.
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:56 PM
Highgear Highgear is offline
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Where are the photos?
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Wilson Combat Firearms: CQB Elite Turnbull Blue / Case Hardened .45, CQB .45, Lightweight Protector Compact .45, CQB Tactical LE.45, CQB-C .45, Stealth .45, Sentinel .45, Colt Custom .45, High-Cap Championship Special .38 Super Race Gun, Spec Ops 9, Scattergun Tech. TR-870 12 ga., UT-15 .223 with W/C .22 Upper, OD ADP 9mm, WC .22 1911 conversion
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:38 PM
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Another satisfied Wilson customer. It's just hard to find any fault with them.
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:19 PM
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I'm not up to speed on putting photos on the forum. However, thanks to Sig4Me for getting my e-mailed photo of the CQB Elite and putting it in a post I started with the title "Couldn't wait & got very lucky". The px was posted 12/10/11.

My ULC is "stock" with Wilsons night sights. Good pxs of this pistol are on Wilson's websight.
I can e-mail the photos.
I know gun porn is a GOOD thing but I'm just too behind the times...........

Highgear, you have the same CQB but with a case harded frame. I believe mine is all Turnbull. Mine already has a couple scratches and some muzzle finish changes frim lots of shots downrange.

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