Gunmaker's sights on new niche

Firm designs pistol aimed at concealed-carry market

Posted: April 2, 2017 at 2:11 a.m.

Greg Martin with Wilson Combat fires an EDC X9 at the company’s headquarters in Berryville. Martin is in charge of final inspection of all weapons made by the company.

The smell of metalworking oil is in the air, and the room buzzes and hums as machines turn billets of metal into custom parts for Wilson Combat's latest pistol.

Gunsmith Chris Davidson works on an EDC X9 at Wilson Combat. The pistol weighs under 2.2 pounds fully loaded.

This story is only available from our archives.