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Wilson Spec Ops 9: Thumbs UP!

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by ccoker, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. ccoker

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    just an update
    the more I shoot this gun, the more I like it.
    I was shooting over the weekend and let a guy shoot it that has a Kimber 9mm, he was very, very impressed with it and now wants one.
    Said it had a much better trigger and was softer shooting.


    It's a tackdriver.

    I have a very nice Springfield loaded stainless with some work done to it.
    it's a solid gun with a very good trigger, Dawson sights, etc.. but I can tell you the Wilson is such a more refined, precisely made gun, it's quite obvious.

    I love it!
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I've heard a lot of great reviews about them,....CONGRATS!
     

  3. drc767

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    My experience has been quite the same. I really like the actual pistol, I just hate the name. An excellent, very accurate pistol that has ate everything I have fed it to date.
     
  4. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Post some pics guys. I'd like to shoot one sometime.
     
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  7. ccoker

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    I had posted some pics from when I first got it already
    well, here there are again, first range outing, 25 yards

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    a picture from last September, when I was hunting with Bill Wilson, my son shooting one before they started shipping.
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    I shot it too and had to have one
     
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    Congrats on the gun.

    Is this gun really considered a 1911 just wondering:dunno:
     
  9. ccoker

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    yeah, it's a 1911
    well, I guess since it's not a 5" steel 45, it's not a "true" 1911 spec
    the barrel lockup is more like a sig

    and the frame is polymer
    I don't get hung on the details personally
    if you like how a nice 1911 shoots, the feel, the trigger, etc.. you will like shooting this
     
  10. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Good looking gun. That's cool that you got to go hunting with Bill.
     
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    Here are a couple pics. One of the pistol, one of the test target (pretty impressive 5-shot group) and one of the target after my first mag shot through the pistol. It took a couple shots to adjust to the way it shot, but the rest of the mag went pretty well. This pistol is a shooter, that is for sure.


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  12. ccoker

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    I like the looks of it, but I wouldn't pay that much money for a gun that has a hard time finding a holster, only one or two sources for mags, and is polymer. Having said that, if it were to go down in price, I would consider it for a range gun.
     
  14. ccoker

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    it fits standard 1911 holsters fine, I have tested with numerous of them.
     
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    Yup....sure does. I have been carrying mine every day in a Nossar IWB III or a Brommeland MaxCon V. It fits in all of my Gov't Holsters and most of my Commander holsters. Holsters are not an issue at all.
     
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    That was my big question about them, would they fit in a commander sized holster.

    Does anyone have a comparison pic to a standard commander? Just curious.
     
  17. drc767

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    I don't have a standard commander, but here is a comparison with a full sized Wilson and a Wilson Professional (4"). Also, here is a picture of the Spec Ops 9 in a Brommeland Max Con V for a Commander.

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  18. chuckman

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    Good info, thanks for setting it straight.
     
  19. MD357

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    That will work. Not sure if I like thickness of the grip for carry but I sure do love my KZ-9 so I might have to pick one of these up eventually.
     
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    It is really not as bad as it looks. More along the lines of carrying a Glock 19 with a little more weight.