New to me Specialist Commander 9mm

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by mikes250r, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. mikes250r

    mikes250r Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2018
    B950EC9B-31E6-4138-BF7B-0BEA3BF0ACDC.jpeg AD244D2D-6054-44DF-B956-37CDD5235CD0.jpeg I recently made a trade this past weekend for this beauty. I always wanted a Specialist in Duty Coat finish but this matt stainless is sure growing on me and it was a deal that I could not refuse. Gun looks new and only has 50 actual rounds thru it. I look forward to breaking her in slowly. My other Dan Weason’s are liking their new friend.
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  2. Guy Montag

    Guy Montag Well-Known Member

    Oct 24, 2014
    Nice looking family, congrats. :thumbs:
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  3. Haroldg48

    Haroldg48 Active Member

    Jul 27, 2018
    Great looker!
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  4. Bilbo463

    Bilbo463 Member

    May 24, 2018
    Beautiful pistol! I love stainless 1911’s.......
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  5. WWB

    WWB Administrator Staff Member Admin Moderator Supporting Addict

    Apr 11, 2015
    Nice collection of DWs congrats.
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  6. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    Very Nice, I have to acquire more DW 9mm's I only have the PM9 everything else is .45acp.. Been wanting a 9mm commander. I thought I wanted one of the new ECP's until I took a better look and realized they are tri-topped.. Just not my cup o tea..
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  7. mikes250r

    mikes250r Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2018
    Thanks! If you can find one you should consider a Valkerie Commander. The Valkerie Commander that I have is a 9mm and it is extremely light and thin making it possible to conceal and carry. It also is one hell of a shooter. I do not know why that series was discontinued as it was arguably DW’s most feature rich semi-custom production gun. I like the Valkerie Commander over the Valkerie as it has an extended grip of a full size, the regular Valkerie has an officer’s size frame. If you you ever held one of these you would be impressed. If you ever shot one in 9mm you would be amazed, super soft shooting and extremely accurate.
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  8. Joseph Medugno

    Joseph Medugno Well-Known Member

    Jan 19, 2018
  9. B81

    B81 Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2018
    How do you like the thumb safety? Are you happy with how its blended to the frame?
  10. mikes250r

    mikes250r Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2018
    While I don’t think it’s necessary for me to have a ambidextrous safety this one does not disappoint. Mine fits the frame nicely.The fit and finish is sweet but moreover, funtionality is exceptional. It is is very positive in it’s engagement with both sides having a solid solid feel with an audible click.
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