Incoming ! -- ARRIVED

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by azguy1911, Jan 9, 2019.

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  1. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    My stainless steel Dan Wesson CBOB chambered in 38 super shipped today. It has some nice touches; Wilson Combat bullet proof safety, semi-extended slide stop (recessed) and 3-hole trigger along, challis slim-grip bushings along with an orange HD XR front sight and low profile snag-free rear sight and VZ grips

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  2. Longbow

    Longbow Well-Known Member

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    Aug 15, 2018
    This thread is worthless without gratuitous Gun Porn pix.......

    Please don't post again, until we can lust after your new acquisition.

    ;)
     
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  3. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    I'm in a holding period until, Friday when it arrives, sadly :(:(:(
     
  4. Longbow

    Longbow Well-Known Member

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    Aug 15, 2018
    I feel your pain.... I know it's tearing you up inside.... :D


    I'm waiting on parts, and I'm so impatient that I've become unbearable to live with ;)
     
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  5. nmbuzz

    nmbuzz Livin Large

    Apr 9, 2013
  6. Sneaky One

    Sneaky One Well-Known Member

    Aug 14, 2016
  7. Busa Dave

    Busa Dave Well-Known Member

    Mar 3, 2018
    Pics???? Saw 38 Super got excited!
     
  8. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
  9. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    I don't often say "damn" when a gun comes out of the bag but when I saw my Dan Wesson Classic I was like "hot damn".

    The bead blasted finish was my largest concern as I wanted a real satin look and wow, DW nailed it.

    The gun is perfect, the front sight POPS, and when looking at the rear of the slide you can see just how perfectly mated they are.

    Did anyone notice the WC "low" safety? First time I have had that added to a build but it's my 5th time using the semi-extended slide-release and WC 3-hole trigger. I wanted to see if there was less "reach" up with my thumb and in the few minutes I messed around with it it feels 'right".

    Oh, did I mention, 38 superb ? Do you guys like the grips, I've been acquiring a mass of bobtail VZ grips so we'll play around but I saw these on a YouTube video and fell in love ;)

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  10. A45GUNNER

    A45GUNNER Well-Known Member

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    Jun 8, 2012
    Very nice!
     
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  11. Razer

    Razer On The Razers Edge Staff Member Admin Moderator Supporting Addict

    Jul 1, 2012
    That is a sweet looking weapon, nice job on the specs.
     
  12. ORShooter

    ORShooter Just outsided the realm of Crazy!

    Nov 28, 2018
    Sharp looking piece there! Congrats and be sure to give us a range report.:thumbs:

    As for the grips, I like that lighter color to go with the finish. I wouldn't change them if it were me but, everyone is different.
     
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  13. Coolsound

    Coolsound Well-Known Member

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    Aug 17, 2018
    Awesome... Yes DW nailed the bead blasted finish. Congrats.
     
  14. Journeyman1234

    Journeyman1234 Well-Known Member

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    Feb 28, 2017
    Looks great! Congrats and Happy Shooting!
     
  15. Slapshot

    Slapshot Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2017
    Damn that’s nice!
     
  16. FWoo45

    FWoo45 Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    Wow! Love your sight choice. The finish is great. Congrats on this one man.
     
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  17. Stogies

    Stogies One more please!

    Aug 22, 2015
    Super nice
     
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  18. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    That’s a beaut. When I see one like that I covet a SS 1911 commander; a DWwould be fine.
     
  19. xerts1191

    xerts1191 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2017
  20. BigSkyGuy

    BigSkyGuy Well-Known Member

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    Dec 25, 2018

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