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Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-Inch Subcompact Pistol: First Look

The Wilson Combat EDC X9 9mm defensive handgun is now offered in a subcompact with a 3.25-inch barrel and slide assembly.

Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-Inch Subcompact Pistol: First Look

(Photo courtesy of Wilson Combat)

The Wilson Combat EDC X9 9mm defensive handgun is now available with a 3.25-inch subcompact barrel and slide assembly. This rendition of the EDC X9 is a very fast-handling defensive carry gun.

The hand-fitted 3.25-inch stainless-steel barrel design has the same match-grade accuracy potential as the larger EDC X9 handguns and is painstakingly tuned by our gunsmiths for flawless reliability with a wide variety of target and defensive ammunition. The stainless-steel slide wears the most advanced black DLC (Diamond-like-Carbon) physical vapor deposition finish available with chromium and tungsten underlayers for long-lasting corrosion and abrasion resistance.

The 3.25-inch subcompact slide assembly is tailored to the varying power level of 9mm ammunition and maintains impressive reliability in all conditions, even when heavily fouled and low on lubrication. Other features include a Tri-Top slide profile with user-replaceable front sight, single lug tapered cone match-grade 1911 barrel, rear Tactical Concealment Battlesight, and a rugged, user-replaceable extractor.

Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-Inch Subcompact Pistol Left and Right
(Photo courtesy of Wilson Combat.)

The X-frame is a 15-round, high capacity 9mm 1911 frame that is similar in size to a traditional compact, single stack 1911. The X-frame is machined at Wilson Combat from T6-7075 aluminum and accepts a high-capacity magazine with a grip that is smaller in circumference than a standard 1911 while retaining traditional 1911 controls. The EDC X9 15 and 18-round, double-column magazines were developed jointly with Mec-Gar, industry leaders in double-column magazine design.


The screwless X-frame design uses hammer spring tension to keep the aggressive traction Wilson/VZ G-10 starburst pattern grips securely in place. The result is a highly concealable, high-capacity pistol frame that completely disassembles for cleaning with only a single punch without screws or frame bushings and a more natural, oval grip shape. The ergonomic design of the X-frame grip in conjunction with an enlarged trigger guard window and your choice of radiused trigger pad length fits all hand sizes comfortably and improves recoil control. The EDC X9 front and back strap are machined with the Wilson Combat X-Tac tread pattern that provides a comfortable but tactile grip in all shooting conditions.


The EDC X9 3.25-inch will fit the majority of holsters on the market designed for subcompact 1911 pistols and is offered with or without an accessory rail. Thoroughly tested by a team of designers, champion shooters, and external industry experts, the Wilson Combat EDC X9 offers discriminating shooters 1911 match-grade accuracy, superior ergonomics, and concealability combined with modern service pistol capacity and reliability

Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-Inch Subcompact Pistol Left
(Photo courtesy of Wilson Combat.)

Features

  • High-Capacity Compact Size Aluminum X-Frame with Reliability Enhanced Frame Rails
  • Unique X-TAC Frontstrap/Mainspring Housing Treatment
  • Concealment Bullet Proof Hammer
  • Bullet Proof Thumb Safety
  • 3.5# - 4.5# Crisp Trigger Pull with Medium Length Lightweight Pad
  • Bullet Proof Magazine Release
  • Black G10 Aggressive Starburst Grips with Pewter Medallions
  • 3.25-in. Stainless Steel Tri-Top Slide with External Extractor
  • Black DLC Finish on Slide
  • Unique X-TAC Rear Cocking Serration Treatment on Slide
  • Heavy Machine Chamfer on Bottom of Slide
  • Concealment Battlesight with Red Fiber Optic Front Sight with 4.40 Hex Head Cap Screw
  • 3.25-in. Stainless Cone Barrel with Reliability Enhancing Lock-up, Flush Cut Reverse Crown
  • Fluted Chamber
  • Fluted Barrel
  • 30 LPI Slide Top Serrations
  • Carry Cuts
  • 2 15-Round Capacity Magazines
Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-Inch Subcompact Pistol Magwell
(Photo courtesy of Wilson Combat.)

Options

  • Armor-Tuff Finish
  • Grips: Black, Gray/Black, Dirty Olive, Black Cherry
  • Backstrap: Small or Large
  • Ambidextrous Thumb Safety
  • Sights: Green Fiber Optic, Red Fiber Optic, Tritium, Gold Bead
  • Frame Type: Standard, Lightrail
  • Trigger Length: Short, Medium, Long
  • Magwell/Grip Extension
Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-Inch Subcompact Pistol Hammer
(Photo courtesy of Wilson Combat.)

Wilson Combat EDC X9 3.25-inch Specifications

  • Available Calibers: 9mm
  • Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
  • Barrel Length: 3.25 in.
  • Overall Length: 6.75 in.
  • Sight Radius: 5 in.
  • Height: 5.25 in.
  • Width: 1.4 in.
  • Weight Empty: 27.6 oz.
  • Weight Loaded: 34.3 oz.
  • Accuracy Guarantee: 1.5 in. at 25 yds.
  • MSRP: $3,145; $3,195 with Ambidextrous Thumb Safety (prices include two 15-Round Magazines)
  • Product Code: EDCX-CP3-9 For Standard Frame; EDCX-CPR3-9 For Lightrail Frame

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