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I'm gonna give Wilson a try......

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by wrx04, May 30, 2011.

  1. wrx04

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    After all the BS ive been through with the commanche Baer, i've decided to pull the trigger on a 5" Wilson CQB. George had one in stock with almost the exact specs i would order, so i decided to give it a shot.

    The Baer is at the shop for the 2nd time, and will be sold even if it runs fine. The customer service has been absolutely horrific, and that has turned me off enough to give up on the gun. I will still follow through with the 1.5" UTC i have on order, and pray for the best.

    I'm gonna stick to the 5" guns until i have a full understanding of the platform, but i know i will never buy a commander sized Baer again. Kobra carry, NN, or Wilson will be high on the list though.

    The gun i bought is the second Wilson listed on the page. 5" naked slide with flush cut/reverse crown barrell, single side safety, tritium sights, no FCS, etc... Its perfect, although i may need to change to a plain rear sight. I'll post pics when i get it (after the Baer sells).
    http://migunslingers.com/
     
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  2. bac1023

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    You'll like the CQB. Its the most popular 1911 Wilson builds.


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  3. wrx04

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    Thanks, Bac. I hope and think it will exceed my expectations.:rock:
     
  4. HotRoderX

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    Gratz WRX once you get pics post them.

    Edit Didnt see the link very very nice Love the clean slide
     
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  5. Hokie1911

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    That's a sweet looking heater. Congrats man. :thumbsup:
     
  6. mdm3

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    Congratulations! The CQB is a great pistol. It's the one that got me hooked on the 1911 platform. George is a good guy to deal with and that's a good looking Wilson you got!

    (bac, paying you a tribute with this picture style. Unfortunately, my camera skills are lacking.) :supergrin:

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  7. wrx04

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    Thanks.

    After seeing your KC i really thought about getting another commander, but i think im gonna stick with a 5 inch......and i didnt want to order your exact same gun, haha.
     
  8. Hokie1911

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    I would have sold you mine. :rofl:
     
  9. wrx04

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    Thank you, sir.
     
  10. jtull7

    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    Here's mine:

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    It is the finest handgun I own.
     
  11. Ruggles

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    I think you will be very happy indeed :wavey:

    Here is my .45ACP CQB Elite along with a Wilson made knife (awww look matching shoes...)

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    Here is my CQB Compact in .38Super

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    And this is the CQB Tac LE I am currently paying off, it is currently in George's big ole 1911 safe :rofl:

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    Congrats on the new 1911 :wavey:
     
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  12. Congrats wrx04. I certainly hope you have a good experience this time!
    I talked to George about the same gun. Enjoy and pics as soon as you get it!!!!
     
  13. Good luck, though by most reports you won't need it. :cool:
     
  14. JT1911

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    George is good people. Congratulations on a fine choice.
     
  15. Hokie1911

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    George is not good people. He is BAD people. He is a crack dealer...with amazing layaway. :crying:
     
  16. Mr. Gekko

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    Is someone considering another build?
     
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  17. Ruggles

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    He is a bad man, no way that guy gets invited to any 1911 interventions.........

    "you want me to quit with the 1911s and you invite HIM to this" ???

    :shocked:
     
  18. JT1911

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    Maybe you're right, he did sell me this crappy Nighthawk one time. :supergrin:
     
  19. Mr. Gekko

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    That looks great, congrats.

    I need to quit screwing around and give him a call one of these days about the Brown EC I want.
     
  20. He's def a crack dealer. And oh crap! He has AR's. Double crack. Just started looking at those.....George does seem like a good guy.