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Old 06-17-2012, 18:49   #1
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Anyone Here Actually Carry a CCO?

my fav of all time is starting to get a little honest carry wear

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Old 06-17-2012, 19:05   #2
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Nice!!!
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Old 06-17-2012, 19:28   #3
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I love my CCO's and when I carry a 1911, it's usually a CCO.

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Old 06-17-2012, 19:32   #4
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Very nice

Are the two Wilson's the same as CCO's slide and frame-wise?
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Old 06-17-2012, 19:37   #5
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Very nice

Are the two Wilson's the same as CCO's slide and frame-wise?
They are both 4" slides on officer frames. 1/4" off from being a "true" CCO, by definition, but close enough in my book to be called a CCO.
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Old 06-17-2012, 19:39   #6
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What doe those run, $2500-$3000?
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Old 06-17-2012, 19:49   #7
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What doe those run, $2500-$3000?
Depends on how you spec them out. But here are the base prices. They aren't cheap, but you do get what you pay for.

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http://wilsoncombat.com/new/handgun-...ry-compact.asp

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Old 06-17-2012, 20:07   #8
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my bad

I must've been thinking "Nighthawk".
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Old 06-17-2012, 20:08   #9
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^^^It's my carry 45.
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Old 06-17-2012, 20:09   #10
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^^^It's my carry 45.
Corbon DPX with Barnes, all-copper bullets?
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Old 06-17-2012, 20:29   #11
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my bad

I must've been thinking "Nighthawk".
Nighthawk's options are very limited when it comes to the Commander and CCO size guns. And IMPO, I'd take a new Wilson or Guncrafter over a new Nighthawk these days.
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Old 06-17-2012, 20:45   #12
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Given my choices, I'd rather carry my Commanders. The CCO is strictly a toy for me because I'm not keen on the shortened grip frame. I can put rounds much faster and repeatedly with the standard grip frame, and the shortened frame isn't that short to make a difference in concealment for me.
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Old 06-17-2012, 20:54   #13
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When I read the title of the thread, my first thought was Close Combat Optic. I was a little worried about you.

ETA: I love the grips on that CCO.
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Old 06-17-2012, 21:11   #14
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When I read the title of the thread, my first thought was Close Combat Optic. I was a little worried about you.

ETA: I love the grips on that CCO.
Thanks, they're the new "Master Series"

replaced these "flamers"
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:49   #15
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Corbon DPX with Barnes, all-copper bullets?
No, 185gr Critical Defense. In my chrono testing with this gun, that load gives me the most energy of the ammo I have. It handles 230gr just fine too and I'm sure either would do the job just fine
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I guess I am still a bit confused. I used to have a Dan Wesson CBOB. So a CCO is sort of like putting the 4.25 slide on an EMP frame?
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A CCO is a Commander slide on an Officer frame.
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Old 06-18-2012, 15:15   #18
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My Springfield Compact 45 will be an EDC, upon it's return from Rogers Precision.
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Old 06-18-2012, 18:07   #19
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My Springfield Compact 45 will be an EDC, upon it's return from Rogers Precision.
I can't wait to see that one Greg.
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Old 06-18-2012, 23:45   #20
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I loves me some CCO.

I carry mine each and every day, and shoot steel and UPSPA matches with it. I'm closing in on 18k rounds through it and it just keeps running.

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Old 06-19-2012, 04:52   #21
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Mine. I liked my Dan Wesson CCO so much I got a spare. You 1911 Fanboys understand.
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:27   #22
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Old 06-19-2012, 11:39   #23
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Kimber Compact Stainless

Built up by Joe Bonar (RIP) at Novak's to their FBI package with some modifications.

It's my EDC in the summer months.

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Old 06-19-2012, 13:56   #24
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That is a beautiful firearm right there
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Those are some mighty fine 1911's there guys!
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