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I have the chance to pick up a NIB CC that is just about exactly the way I would have ordered it. It's still being built at the SACS, but should be done soon. I already have a SA Pro on order, but it won't be in for several to more than several months. Anyone on here have any experience with a CC or a Pro? I've never shot a Pro, but am told by others who have and have also shot or owned some of the semi-custom 1911's that I also have and they all seem to say that you just have to shoot it to understand the difference. What are some thoughts on that? Thanks. :)
 

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ooh, tough one. I would personally go for the Custom Carry, but i am in the process of looking for a new 4" to carry so it's kind of a no brainer for my wants/needs. if you are looking more for the range, idpa, etc i would say go for the pro.

or just get both... :D

I wish i had the dough to be faced with these decisions... what can i say, i am jealous of your collection Joe
 

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Its the same gun essentially - only a "Pro" is marked "pro" and has an exact set of options that can't be altered.

If you have any plans to maybe 1 day sell the gun - get the Pro. better resale value. Otherwise, get the CC, if its how you would want it.
 

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Got the Pro on order, but the CC is gonna be a 20 LPI frontstrap and flat MSH, single side safety, flush crowned Bar-Sto match barrel, rounded butt, flush cut slide stop with all EGW, C&S, EB parts. Heine night sights and hardchromed from Metaloy. May not would sell as easily as a Pro, but I'm not into selling guns anyway. :D Still might get the Pro as well, if things are going good at the time it arrives.
 

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Joe, I think there are a few forums that you didn't ask the question on :p
Had to spread it out to a few bases. LOL! :D
 

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I've shot a Pro before. Absolutely terrible. I think you should pass on it. I'll even be so generous as to take the hit for you when it's built. Just ship it on to me when it arrives. ;)

Honestly, the Pro is nearly a perfect defensive pistol. It hit where I told it to hit, it pointed where I pointed it very naturally and follow on shots were near automatic. I don't think I could have missed with my eyes closed at 25 yards. If the wait wasn't so long, I'd have ordered a Pro instead of a Wilson. I've never fired a Wilson though, so maybe it will make me forget all about the Pro.
 

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I've shot a Pro before. Absolutely terrible. I think you should pass on it. I'll even be so generous as to take the hit for you when it's built. Just ship it on to me when it arrives. ;)

Honestly, the Pro is nearly a perfect defensive pistol. It hit where I told it to hit, it pointed where I pointed it very naturally and follow on shots were near automatic. I don't think I could have missed with my eyes closed at 25 yards. If the wait wasn't so long, I'd have ordered a Pro instead of a Wilson. I've never fired a Wilson though, so maybe it will make me forget all about the Pro.
I've heard great things about the Pro. I have 2 Wilsons and they are great, but several people who Wilsons and a Pro have said the Pro just has a certain something that is just hard to put a finger on that makes it stand out. Haven't sealed the deal on the CC yet, but still have a Pro coming, so I'll eventually get to see for myself one day. :D
 

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I've heard great things about the Pro. I have 2 Wilsons and they are great, but several people who Wilsons and a Pro have said the Pro just has a certain something that is just hard to put a finger on that makes it stand out. Haven't sealed the deal on the CC yet, but still have a Pro coming, so I'll eventually get to see for myself one day. :D
Other than the fact that the FBI chose it over several top competitors, it really couldn't be made much better than it is. It truly is something anyone can love. Congrats on the Pro. Where did you say you live again? Oh, and are you planning to take any extended vacations after you get that Pro? ;)
 

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Other than the fact that the FBI chose it over several top competitors, it really couldn't be made much better than it is. It truly is something anyone can love. Congrats on the Pro. Where did you say you live again? Oh, and are you planning to take any extended vacations after you get that Pro? ;)
They're in one bigazz safe that would require a crane to remove, so good luck. LOL!!! :D
 

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They're in one bigazz safe that would require a crane to remove, so good luck. LOL!!! :D
Haha, I've seen some of your collection. I think it just might be worth renting a crane. ;)

When I get out and actually make a decent salary, maybe I'll be able to build my collection to a more respectable level.

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Haha, I've seen some of your collection. I think it just might be worth renting a crane. ;)

When I get out and actually make a decent salary, maybe I'll be able to build my collection to a more respectable level.

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You still leaning towards the CQB I saw you talking about on TOS? My CQB is top notch and one of my favorites. :cool: Can't go wrong with a CQB. But, if you can stand the wait, plus since you've already had hands on with one, the SA Pro is as, if not more affordable than a spec'd CQB. Can't go wrong either way. Check out the thread I started about the new Stainless Guncrafter No Name. Those are as good as anything out there IMO. :)
 

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You still leaning towards the CQB I saw you talking about on TOS? My CQB is top notch and one of my favorites. :cool: Can't go wrong with a CQB. But, if you can stand the wait, plus since you've already had hands on with one, the SA Pro is as, if not more affordable than a spec'd CQB. Can't go wrong either way. Check out the thread I started about the new Stainless Guncrafter No Name. Those are as good as anything out there IMO. :)
I am leaning very heavily towards that CQB. If I can ever get my hands on one, I might actually pull the trigger. I've fired hundreds, but never a Wilson. If you saw that thread, you probably know I'm leaning towards 100% Bullet Proof, ambi safety, night sights and all black. I was quoted a very reasonable price on the build.

Unfortunately, I don't think I can stand the wait. I might still jump on the list for a Pro, but it's high time I buy my first 1911. I have a few, but I've never bought one of my own. No complaints, but I want one that's "mine". ;)

I did talk to a guy at the range today who I've seen before with a Pelican case with no less than a dozen 1911s. He had a few Kimbers he let me shoot today, but he didn't bring "the good stuff" as he put it. I can't imagine what the good stuff is and I didn't want to be rude, so I didn't ask. Maybe next time the good stuff will include a Wilson. :cool:
 

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I've got some really nice Kimbers and a couple that were bases for full custom builds. Big Kimber fan. But Wilson is a whole new level. You won't go wrong with a CQB for sure. If all BP parts is a must, then you might want to step into the CQB Elite. My Wilson ULCc has all BP parts, but that was mostly for the concealment grip safety and thumb safety. Seemed to work better on a CCO 1911 IMO. I can't wait to get my hands on a Pro. :D
 

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I've got some really nice Kimbers and a couple that were bases for full custom builds. Big Kimber fan. But Wilson is a whole new level. You won't go wrong with a CQB for sure. If all BP parts is a must, then you might want to step into the CQB Elite. My Wilson ULCc has all BP parts, but that was mostly for the concealment grip safety and thumb safety. Seemed to work better on a CCO 1911 IMO. I can't wait to get my hands on a Pro. :D
I looked at the Elite, but it has a few things I don't like as well. Namely the serrations on the top and rear of the slide. I'm sure I could have that changed, and that's something I will probably talk to my dealer about when I finally decide for sure. Unfortunately, they still have that Nighthawk GRP at my LGS, and it is yelling my name very loudly. :D
 
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