New for 2019: Wilson Combat X-TAC Supergrade 1911s

posted on August 31, 2019

Wilson Combat has a long tradition of producing top-shelf 1911 pistols, and the new X-TAC Supergrade Line takes that history of craftsmanship and performance to a new level. No restrictions are placed on the time, effort, and expertise expended in the creation of the Supergrade custom pistols, and because of that, the Supergrade line of 1911 pistols distills decades of precision, attention-to-detail and meticulous craftsmanship into a pistol that represent the pinnacle of the gunsmithing arts.

Each pistol in the X-TAC Supergrade line is  built by an experienced, veteran Wilson Combat pistolsmith. The X-TAC Supergrade models use Wilson Combat’s enhanced, bi-directional, X-TAC frontstrap and slide treatment, resulting in enhanced grip traction in severe and hard-use environments. The X-TAC pattern is scientifically designed to work with dry or wet hands, with or without tactical gloves. The X-TAC is easy to hold, but because it lacks the rough edges and course texture found on other grips, it won’t tear up your hands with each range session.

The X-TAC Supergrade is built to deliver the very best in performance and precision, with the added enhanced grip pattern built from the ground up to keep you on-target and at the top of your game. Available in Full-Size, Command, Professional and Compact frame sizes, the X-TAC Supergrade comes with Wilson Combat’s 1-inch group at 25 yards accuracy guarantee.

Wilson Combat X-TAC Supergrade Specifications

Available Calibers: .45 ACP, 9 mm, .38 Super
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds (.45 ACP)
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.7 inches
Sight Radius: 6.6 inches
Height: 5.6 inches
Width: 1.3 inches
Weight Empty: 40.6 ounces
Weight Loaded: 46 ounces
Full-Size Carbon Steel Round Butt Frame
Unique X-TAC Frontstrap/Mainspring Housing Treatment
Contoured Magazine Well
High-Ride Beavertail Grip Safety
Tactical Thumb Safety
3 ½# – 4 ½# Crisp Trigger Pull with Long Trigger (Three Hole)
Black G10 X-TAC Pattern Grips with Black Medallions
Slot Head Grip Screws
Countersunk Slide Stop
5-inch Carbon Steel Slide
Unique X-TAC Rear Cocking Serration Treatment on Slide
Heavy Machine Chamfer on Bottom of Slide
Battlesight with Fiber Optic Front Sight
Stainless Match Grade Barrel and Bushing, Flush Cut Reverse Crown
X-Top Slide
Ball Endmill Cuts

Base price for the X-TAC Supergrade is $3,495, and more information is available at


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