New Subcompact From Wilson

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  1. jr24

    jr24

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    For those who like the EDC X9 but want something smaller.

    10 round, too small for my needs but I can see some liking this thing.

    Comparison pics put it right at Glock 43/Sig 365 size

    https://www.wilsoncombat.com/edc-x9s/
     
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  2. FullClip

    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    Nice, but for that kind of coin, I'd want something different or 10 S&W Shields.
     

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    Nice looking gun, but dang that rear sight is tall.
     
  4. -JCN-

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    I can’t see it replacing my P365XL, it’s not a full fingered grip on the 10 round. It seems more like a G26?
     
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    As I said when the larger version came out. $2600 for a 9mm? I'll take a Glock, some ammo and a trip to Gunsite, FTW Alex.
     
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    I say this about every Wilson. It’s for the rich.
     
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    Same weight as a Glock 19 with 15 rounds. I would probably be able to shoot the Wilson much better though.
     
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    There's a comparison on the website to the Glock 26, 43 and Sig 365.

    Dunno about rich, Wilson's can just be for those who want one. Looking at all my "cheaper" guns in the safe and I could have a few Wilson's for the same cost and be happier, I don't shoot most of them anymore anyway.

    I've hit the point where cheap plastic options just don't do it for me, I have a Glock 19 and 19x and they cover my needs. I have a few decent 1911s that I shoot (Dan Wessons) and the rest collect dust.

    In fact I plan on moving most of them if possible and upgrading to a few Wilson/Nighthawk/Brown and calling it a day.

    Not this one though, too small for me.
     
  9. MD357

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    The 1911 fanboy in me likes it. The realistic side of me understands that there are now MULTIPLE excellent choices sitting at ~$500. Probably a no, but I'd like to fondle one.
     
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    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Gold Member

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    It's outside what I'm comfortable spending on a pistol, but I do like the looks of it and I've been impressed with the quality of the Wilson pistols I've fondled in the past.

    Definitely not just "for the rich"...
     
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    Yeah, the reality is that most won't shoot it any better than a 365 or Glock 26 or whatever, at least at SD ranges. It's why I haven't gotten the EDC X9 yet because I won't actually shoot it any better thany Valkyrie CCO or Glock 19, at least inside 25 yards.

    But I'm in a spot where I can swing one as a gift to myself for paying off my student loans this summer, @-JCN- you selling one of yours? :D:D:D;)


    View: https://youtu.be/JAbN8lqgKJY
     
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    So how many do you have? :odie:
     
  13. SonOfa91B

    SonOfa91B feel-good bubble buster

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    A bit steep for me, but about what I would expect from WC. I’m sure those with deeper pockets than I will enjoy it.

    Is the EDC X9 line up the only models Wilson has switched to external extractors on?


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    Very interesting. Love my current EDCX9.
     
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    Tomcat1977 Unapologetic Deplorable.

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    I really like Wilson's guns. I may not ever buy one but they are very fine firearms and I'm glad such quality is being offered. I just believe there are other avenues for value.

    But I dont blame anyone for buying one. Ive shot several and they are great guns.
     
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    Looks nice!

    I don't want to spend that much folding green.
     
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    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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    First, "rich" is a subjective term. I grew up broker than a joke, we're talking government cheese and food stamps here. Now, I can afford some hobbies and have a good life and I don't even make six figures, but I feel well off.

    Right now, my only issue with the cost isn't actually the cost itself, it's the fact that if I do have to use it in a defensive encounter, I may not get it back, or it may not come back in any kind of good condition. I'd rather be using something sub $1000 that isn't going to break my heart if something bad were to happen to it. At some point, when I'm older and just don't give a **** anymore, I'll be buying a Wilson 1911 and I'll be carrying it.
     
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    My theory on that is that it is exceedingly unlikely that you'll ever need to draw your CCW, and rarer still that you'll use it in a good shoot (bad shoot and you've got bigger problems to worry about). IF a high dollar gun gives me the best chance to succeed in a situation, I'll carry it and in the extremely low probability event that I lose it, I chalk it up to money well spent (saving my life or my families) and carry a lesser alternate if/until I get it back or can secure the funds for another.
     
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    $2,695? Yikes!

    It looks pretty nice, and I am sure it is. I would love to see one, but for every day carry, I will stick with the cheap route. Neat to see, though!