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Wilson Combat 9mm Sentinel

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by slick64, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. slick64

    slick64

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    I've been looking at these for some time now, and ready to pull the trigger so to speak this weekend. I've heard gripes about their recent quality compared to the past. Is there anything I should look for?
     
  2. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    I haven't heard one thing about quality going down.
     


  3. extremist

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    No quality issues at all, Wilson Sentinel 9mm is an awesome pistol, certainly up to usual standards. I have zero complaints about mine (that I bought for my wife) :rofl:

    Although I do have to concentrate harder for more accurate shots with the smaller sight radius.

    Mine: http://www.lenaburgs.net/images/Wilson Combat/WCSentinel9mm_6.JPG

    James
     
  4. rsxr22

    rsxr22

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    That sentinel is definitely beautiful!!!

    Knedrgr, Whats the deal with your shiny pistol buddy? He going to get that Baer?
     
  5. He's on the fence about it. Would've bought it if he wasn't looking for a winter beater. :upeyes: . Dude just bought a WRX STi a few months ago. Bought a Subaru and doesn't want to drive it in the winter :dunno:

    Told him, if he would give me cash and his barely used Ducati 696 Monster, I would trade him my WRX and he can drive that in the winter. :cool: :rofl:
     
  6. rsxr22

    rsxr22

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    LOL you sure hes not Jewish? Is Don going to get this training class together soon? Im really getting the itch to hit a class. Havent been to one in over a year and barely shot competition this past summer because of work.
     
  7. drc767

    drc767 Navy CSAR

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    I think you have heard some bad information......Wilson quality has never been as high as it is now. The Sentinel is a fine pistol!!
     
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  8. awpk03s

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    A WRX is the PERFECT vehicle to drive in the winter!
     
  9. GVFlyer

    GVFlyer Senior Member

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    Somewhere in the air.
    I've heard absolutely nothing about a decline in Wilson Combat quality, not even on the interwebs.
     
  10. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I haven't heard anything bad about Wilson. Maybe what you heard was from someone who didn't want to pony up the dough for one, so they just tried to convince theirself that Wilson guns had issues. :rofl:
     
  11. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    yep, it's even better with 330WHP and snow tires :supergrin: ...i remember when we had a blizzard in Cleveland back in 07-08 and i wanted to go to Best Buy to get a PS3. made it there & back no problem.

    here's a pic of people stuck in my parking lot before we left for Best Buy.

    [​IMG]
     
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  12. It's even better with 315WHP and DOT slicks in February. :rofl:
     
  13. It's actually a POS, I've heard from a GT member that went to the range, talked to a guy there and test fired a Taurus 1911, and said it was way better. Buy a Taurus and save your money.
     
  14. slick64

    slick64

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    Maybe I confused Nighthawk with Wilson. Thanks for the replies.
     
  15. Hokie1911

    Hokie1911 >

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    Or just forget your fancy 1911 dream and get a GLOCK. :tongueout:
     
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  16. GVFlyer

    GVFlyer Senior Member

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    Somewhere in the air.
    Nighthawk Custom quality is excellent as well. There are just some of us that think that Nighthawk has launched themselves on an odd trajectory.
     
  17. Hokie1911

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    So that's why they have a gun that should have a Titleist rollmark?