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Anyone Here Actually Carry a CCO?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by doc540, Jun 17, 2012.


  1. doc540

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    my fav of all time is starting to get a little honest carry wear

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  2. smith10

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    10MM WOOOOOOT

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    Nice!!!
     

  3. glock2740

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    Gun lover.

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    I love my CCO's and when I carry a 1911, it's usually a CCO. :cool:

    Guncrafter No Name CCO
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    DW CCO
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    Wilson ULCc (left) and Wilson Stealth (right)
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  4. doc540

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    Very nice

    Are the two Wilson's the same as CCO's slide and frame-wise?
     
  5. glock2740

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    They are both 4" slides on officer frames. 1/4" off from being a "true" CCO, by definition, but close enough in my book to be called a CCO. :cool:
     
  6. doc540

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    What doe those run, $2500-$3000?
     
  7. glock2740

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  8. doc540

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    my bad

    I must've been thinking "Nighthawk". ;)
     
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    ^^^It's my carry 45.
     
  10. doc540

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    Corbon DPX with Barnes, all-copper bullets?
     
  11. glock2740

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    Nighthawk's options are very limited when it comes to the Commander and CCO size guns. And IMPO, I'd take a new Wilson or Guncrafter over a new Nighthawk these days.
     
  12. fnfalman

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    Given my choices, I'd rather carry my Commanders. The CCO is strictly a toy for me because I'm not keen on the shortened grip frame. I can put rounds much faster and repeatedly with the standard grip frame, and the shortened frame isn't that short to make a difference in concealment for me.
     
  13. steve1988

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    When I read the title of the thread, my first thought was Close Combat Optic. I was a little worried about you.

    ETA: I love the grips on that CCO.
     
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  14. doc540

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    Thanks, they're the new "Master Series"

    replaced these "flamers":embarassed:
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  15. plouffedaddy

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    No, 185gr Critical Defense. In my chrono testing with this gun, that load gives me the most energy of the ammo I have. It handles 230gr just fine too and I'm sure either would do the job just fine :supergrin:
     
  16. Rl168

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    I guess I am still a bit confused. I used to have a Dan Wesson CBOB. So a CCO is sort of like putting the 4.25 slide on an EMP frame?
     
  17. glock2740

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    A CCO is a Commander slide on an Officer frame.
     
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    My Springfield Compact 45 will be an EDC, upon it's return from Rogers Precision. :supergrin:
     
  19. glock2740

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    I can't wait to see that one Greg. :cool:
     
  20. Rimcrew

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    I loves me some CCO.

    I carry mine each and every day, and shoot steel and UPSPA matches with it. I'm closing in on 18k rounds through it and it just keeps running.

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