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Old 12-28-2017, 07:48 PM
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First Wilson.

My wife handed me a build sheet over a year and a half ago and told me she wanted to get me my "dream" 1911 for my 45th birthday. My birthday was in July so it didn't make it here for my birthday, however I couldn't have been happier when it showed up last Thursday.

My brother and I did the break in on Christmas Eve. 500 rounds of 230 gr FMJ and 25 rounds of Hornady 200 gr hollow points. It never missed a beat. I think I'm the happiest man on earth right now.
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Old 12-28-2017, 07:50 PM
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Congrads, looks great

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Old 12-28-2017, 07:59 PM
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Congrats! Looks Amazing!!
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:37 PM
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Your first Wilson was a Supergrade, wow. Congrats on getting a fantastic gun. Just a warning, Wilson’s tend to multiply after the first.

Congrats to your wife for really knowing how to please her husband.

Welcome to the forum.

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After reading my post, I see that it could be taken in a way that was not intended and I apologize if it was.
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:41 PM
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Congrats, but you're in big trouble, Wilsons and 1911s are like potato chips, you're not satisfied with just one, lol.
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:42 PM
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That is a great first Wilson, but the wife that told you to get it is priceless! Better hang on to both!
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:54 PM
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she did good
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:57 PM
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Congrats on a fine pistol! And, a wonderful wife!

I bought my first Wilson Combat pistol this year.

And, my second.
And, my third.
And, my fourth.

So, don't be surprised if an itch starts wanting to be scratched before long.
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Old 12-28-2017, 08:58 PM
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A great lady, clearly you did well on both your wife and WC
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Old 12-29-2017, 04:50 AM
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Very nice. Keep that lady happy ! Congrats !
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Old 12-29-2017, 05:12 AM
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Very nice. My first was a Tactical SG also. Like everyone else, I'll cautiously give props to your wife...just check her closet for a new Chanel bag, which could go 7k, etc...the ladies Supergrade...
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Old 12-29-2017, 05:32 AM
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First WILSON COMBAT a SUPERGRADE! Congratulations, you must have a very nice lady!

I owned a SUPERGRADE in the past it was the classic dual tone with cocobolo stocks.
I remember that it did cost me a real fortune, but since prices kept going up I managed to sell it after about one year with a small profit.

So far I've owned nine WILSON COMBAT 1911s and sold/traded as many, I think I got "bewitched" by their 1911s about 15 years ago, I bought the last one only last week, but because of their costs here (equivalent of about 5990.00 $ just for a basic CQB) I think this last CQB will be my last one and absolutely a keeper.

Regards and Hapy New Year.
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Old 12-29-2017, 09:27 AM
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Sounds like you've got the best of both worlds with the gun AND the wife. Enjoy them both.
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Old 12-29-2017, 09:47 AM
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Sweet!!! But..........

You're like the 11 yr old kid who shoots a 200" Whitetail as his first deer.

Nowhere to go but downhill from here.....
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Old 12-29-2017, 09:57 AM
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Great wife, very nice pistol. You will always remember your first. Not just a Wilson, but a WILSON SUPERGRADE. Damn cool.

My first was also a supergrade, though the classic not tactical. Lots of fun hours ahead for you, enjoy.
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Old 12-29-2017, 05:11 PM
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Thank you all for the compliments and kind words!

I have competed with and carried 1911's for most of my life. I own a plethora of pistols, but always come back to JMB's design. The one pictured is what I always thought the "perfect" defensive pistol would be. I have been carrying it in a Kramer #3 and couldn't be happier.

This definitely won't be my last Wilson.

The lady who made it possible.
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Old 12-29-2017, 06:29 PM
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Very, very nice looking pistol.
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:23 PM
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Congrats on an awesome Wilson!!!
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