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1/14/2017 8:11:35 PM
Posted: 6/29/2012 7:01:15 PM EST
FINALLY !!!! Most of the product is on the web site and ready for order. Uppers and ammo will be on the site for internet orders by end of day Mon. Uppers will be the same price as 6.8, just different order #s. Tks all for your patience.
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 5:13:49 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/30/2012 8:08:26 AM EST by Dlfleetw]
Order placed.

Ended up with a 16" LW, for velocity sake more than anything.

Now the wait begins...






Link Posted: 6/30/2012 6:39:35 AM EST
looks good Bill, was looking forward to it
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 8:08:58 AM EST
I just looked and was curious if there were any plans for a shorter barrel? The price is right, but I want something a little shorter for suppressing.
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 10:58:50 AM EST
On the 14.7 inch barrel, does the muzzle device come pinned?
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 12:33:42 PM EST
Originally Posted By bsmith918:
I just looked and was curious if there were any plans for a shorter barrel? The price is right, but I want something a little shorter for suppressing.


+1

Any plans on a shorter barrel?
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 12:36:41 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:02:40 PM EST
Anything in the 10 or 11" range planned?
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:03:44 PM EST
Originally Posted By Lokjell:
On the 14.7 inch barrel, does the muzzle device come pinned?


No, needs to be done after buid

Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:05:02 PM EST
Originally Posted By bsmith918:
I just looked and was curious if there were any plans for a shorter barrel? The price is right, but I want something a little shorter for suppressing.


If the demand is there yes, a 11.3" fits into our "system" well since this is what we build SBRs on

Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:10:37 PM EST
Originally Posted By BWilson:

If the demand is there yes, a 11.3" fits into our "system" well since this is what we build SBRs on



What gas system would the 11.3" have if you do make them?


Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:16:39 PM EST
Originally Posted By BWilson:
Originally Posted By bsmith918:
I just looked and was curious if there were any plans for a shorter barrel? The price is right, but I want something a little shorter for suppressing.


If the demand is there yes, a 11.3" fits into our "system" well since this is what we build SBRs on



Alright, that would work for what I need. I'm sure it'll be a while on this length, but will watch for updates. I was hoping that one would be released with this initial offering since I was ready to buy. Thanks for the reply.
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:17:25 PM EST
Originally Posted By FL_Tactical:
Originally Posted By BWilson:

If the demand is there yes, a 11.3" fits into our "system" well since this is what we build SBRs on



What gas system would the 11.3" have if you do make them?




I would imagine a pistol length system for a barrel that short.
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 1:53:10 PM EST
I just placed my order for the 16'' heavy and the .458 port door.


Thanks Wilson Combat
Link Posted: 6/30/2012 2:38:44 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/23/2012 10:28:53 AM EST by DaveS]
How are you producing the bolt?

Reamed out 5.56 or 458S specific?

What treatment/s after bolt face operations?

.

I'm a Marty fan from sway-back... Just asking, sir.

Bueller.



Bueller.
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 3:41:26 AM EST
Anxiously awaiting the 11.3" barrels.
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 3:59:09 AM EST
I see no reason a 11.3" won't work fine with a carbine gas, if we can get 300BLK to work with subs using a carbine gas a 458 should be no problem. We'll whack one of and try it as soon as the machine shop is back up and running. We tore down all our CNCs last Fri and moved them along with several new machines into our new machine shop. Hopefully we'll be back in full production with increased capacity by Wed..

As to the ? about bolts, the initial 100 are slightly modified Bushmaster 450s, if we have capacity we'd like to start making them in-house.

Has anyone noticed our "purpose built" 458 bbl extensions?

Thanks for all the orders, looks like we'll be busy with 458 stuff this week (-:
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 4:41:42 AM EST
Will you be offering uppers with the ejection port opened up?
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 4:50:23 AM EST
[Last Edit: 7/1/2012 4:50:53 AM EST by tenex]
Originally Posted By born2lose76:
Will you be offering uppers with the ejection port opened up?


I'm wondering the same thing.
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 10:34:39 AM EST
Originally Posted By tenex:
Originally Posted By born2lose76:
Will you be offering uppers with the ejection port opened up?


I'm wondering the same thing.


You mean just the upper receiver? If so complete or stripped?

Link Posted: 7/1/2012 10:36:28 AM EST
Complete, with the .458 port. I have the Mega Billet one, But think I want a more standard design
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 2:49:01 PM EST
Originally Posted By BWilson:
Originally Posted By tenex:
Originally Posted By born2lose76:
Will you be offering uppers with the ejection port opened up?


I'm wondering the same thing.


You mean just the upper receiver? If so complete or stripped?



Yes, just the upper receiver to go along with the barrel kit. Complete and opened up for the .458 would be a great addition. Just my $0.02.
Link Posted: 7/1/2012 3:41:33 PM EST
Has anyone noticed our "purpose built" 458 bbl extension

Yes i noticed it right off the bat, probably because i had to massage my RRA .458 feed ramps so it was the first thing i looked at

looks awesome.

Link Posted: 7/3/2012 5:00:45 AM EST
Just currios when the ETA is on the 16" LW kit is? Should i go ahead and purchase the kit now?? Thanks again
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 5:16:41 AM EST
Originally Posted By greenhornet-1:
Just currios when the ETA is on the 16" LW kit is? Should i go ahead and purchase the kit now?? Thanks again


All orders received over the weekend shipped yesterday

Link Posted: 7/3/2012 5:46:33 AM EST
Are there any 458-LW kits left? If so, i would like to order one. I called earlier this morning and the person i talked to wasn't sure if it was available yet. Thanks!
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 6:02:36 AM EST
[Last Edit: 7/3/2012 7:11:16 AM EST by Dlfleetw]
My order shows in process online and when I called yesterday I was told they weren't available yet.

My Card has not been charged, I placed my order on the 30th.

Bill, are you sure they have all shipped?

Edit: Called and was told there is no Eta for delivery that they did not have the kits in yet.
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 2:24:10 PM EST
My account says in process on the wilson website but i got an email with UPS tracking
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 2:26:07 PM EST
Got a shipping notification too.
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 4:31:32 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 6:56:24 PM EST
i placed my order for a 16'' heavy kit saturday nite and after seeing your post in the industry fourm and looking at your two links and seeing the striped upper receiver for the .458, i just placed another order.



Originally Posted By WilsonCombatRep:
Latest WC .458 SOCOM update! In addition to our previously announced .458 SOCOM "Kits", we now have uppers, complete and stripped!

458 SOCOM Project


Link Posted: 7/4/2012 11:41:04 AM EST
Originally Posted By WilsonCombatRep:
Latest WC .458 SOCOM update! In addition to our previously announced .458 SOCOM "Kits", we now have uppers, complete and stripped!

458 SOCOM Project


Any plans for a SBR in 458 SOCOM? I'd buy a 10.5" barreled upper with pistol gas system in a heartbeat from you guys.
Link Posted: 7/4/2012 5:57:09 PM EST
Originally Posted By FAB-10_Guy:
Originally Posted By WilsonCombatRep:
Latest WC .458 SOCOM update! In addition to our previously announced .458 SOCOM "Kits", we now have uppers, complete and stripped!

458 SOCOM Project


Any plans for a SBR in 458 SOCOM? I'd buy a 10.5" barreled upper with pistol gas system in a heartbeat from you guys.


+1

I'd take a pistol gas sbr kit also.
Link Posted: 7/23/2012 10:29:51 AM EST
Originally Posted By DaveS:
How are you producing the bolt?

Reamed out 5.56 or 458S specific?

What treatment/s after bolt face operations?

.

I'm a Marty fan from sway-back... Just asking, sir.

Bueller.



Bueller.


Link Posted: 7/23/2012 10:32:04 AM EST
I believe it was mentioned that they used .450 bushmaster bolts.
Link Posted: 7/23/2012 11:14:13 AM EST
[Last Edit: 7/23/2012 11:14:51 AM EST by DaveS]
Originally Posted By Dlfleetw:
I believe it was mentioned that they used .450 bushmaster bolts.


da-da-damn, now I have to look up all that math stuff.

Unless, Bill wants to chime in.

Link Posted: 7/23/2012 11:15:56 AM EST
Bills in South Africa, so who knows when he'll be at a computer.
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