Wilson Combat Announces New Protector Models

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posted on June 4, 2015
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The 2015 Protector is based on Wilson Combat's steel or lightweight, light-rail frame in Full-size, Professional or Compact trim and was designed from the ground up as a next generation all-around, carry 1911 pistol with modern styling and performance enhancements.

Built on Wilson Combat's rugged steel or lightweight aluminum light-rail capable frames, the 2015 Protector will help you own the night in every possible fighting scenario with the legendary reliability, accuracy and detailing that a Wilson Combat custom pistol is known for. You can tailor the specifications and caliber of your chosen 2015 Protector to the tactical task at hand. Whether you are carrying concealed or for duty use-the choice is yours, the size and performance options of the 2015 Protector can be modified to meet your needs.

Every 2015 Protector has all the features selected for our rendition of the ultimate modern tactical handgun including a fluted tactical cone barrel, round butt, one-piece Bullet Proof magwell and a unique slide profile that wears both our signature carry cuts and abbreviated front cocking serrations-a unique styling feature of this model.

Extensively tested by Wilson Combat's internal cadre of experts and external tactical shooting professionals, the 2015 Protector represents the best of the tactical 1911 breed.

Protector Professional

Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds (9mm)
Barrel Length: 4 inches
Overall Length: 7.6 inches
Sight Radius: 5.7 inches
Height: 5.6 inches
Width: 1.3 inches
Weight Empty (Steel frame): 37.54 ounces
Weight Loaded: 43.7 ounces (95-grain Barnes TAC-XP)
Accuracy Guarantee: 1.5 inches at 25 yards
Professional-Size Stainless Steel or Lightweight Aluminum Frame
4-inch Carbon Steel Slide
4-inch Stainless Match Grade Cone Barrel, Flush Cut Reverse Crown

Full-Size Protector

Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds (9mm)
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.7 inches
Sight Radius: 6.6 inches
Height: 5.6 inches
Width: 1.3 inches
Weight Empty (Steel frame): 40.42 ounces
Weight Loaded: 47.07 ounces (115-grain Hornady XTP)
Accuracy Guarantee: 1 inch at 25 yards
Full-Size Stainless Steel or Lightweight Aluminum Frame
5-inch Carbon Steel Slide
5-inch Stainless Match Grade Cone Barrel, Flush Cut Reverse Crown

Compact Protector

Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds (9mm)
Barrel Length: 4 inches
Overall Length: 7.6 inches
Sight Radius: 5.7 inches
Height: 5.1 inches
Width: 1.3 inches
Weight Empty: (lightweight frame) 28.22 ounces
Weight Loaded: 33.92 ounces (95-grain Barnes TAC-XP)
Accuracy Guarantee: 1.5 inches at 25 yards
Compact Lightweight Aluminum Frame
4-inch Carbon Steel Slide
4-inch Stainless Match Grade Cone Barrel, Flush Cut Reverse Crown

Specifications:
Integral Light Rail steel or lightweight frame on Full-Size and Professional model
Integral light Rail lightweight frame only on compact model
30 LPI High Cut Checkered Frontstrap
Bullet Proof Round Butt Magazine Well
High-Ride Bullet Proof Beavertail Grip Safety
Tactical Bullet Proof Thumb Safety
3 ½ pound - 3 ¾ pound Crisp Trigger Pull with Medium Length Pad
Bullet Proof Magazine Release
G10 Starburst Grips with Black Medallions
Countersunk Slide Stop
Heavy Machine Chamfer on Bottom of Slide
Battlesight with Fiber Optic Front Sight
Fluted Chamber
Fluted Barrel
30 LPI Slide Top Serrations
40 LPI Serrated Rear of Slide
Front Cocking Serrations and Carry Cuts

Available Calibers:
.45 ACP, 9 mm

MSRP:
45 ACP: $3,875
9 mm: $3,985

Light compatibility:
Full size-APL, X300, TLR1, TLR3
Compact/Professional-Streamlight TLR-3

Holster Compatibility:
Edge, Lo-Profile II, Practical, Tactical Assault, Tactical Paddle, Adjuster, Featherweight

All current orders for Legacy Protector models will be filled as ordered with previous Protector specs unless specified otherwise.

For More Information please visit: http://wilsoncombat.com/new/handgun-protector-professional.asp#.VVTFiVyT0ug

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