Dan Wesson New VBob

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by TAG TX, Apr 6, 2019.

  1. TAG TX

    TAG TX Member

    Apr 3, 2019
    Went to the local gun show thinking I'd spring for a Guardian that I'd seen before. That vendor wasn't there, so that didn't happen. What did happen is a new VBob. Pretty happy with it. Very solid, cosmetically perfect. Like the grips. Range trip likely this weekend. valor bob 1 IMG_2149.jpg
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  2. JohnnyEgo

    JohnnyEgo Well-Known Member

    May 17, 2017
    Great first post, and congratulations on your new gun. A really good choice. I don't care for bobtails in general, but I own a 10mm VBOB that I truly love. Well made, accurate, and marginally more concealable than the Government sized guns I usually carry. I am certain you will love it.

  3. razorbacker

    razorbacker Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Dec 2, 2011
    Dang, nice find for a gun show. You did good bringing that home.
  4. RatBikeRod

    RatBikeRod You Don’t Know Me!

    Nov 22, 2017
    Somebody went to the Lewisville gun show didn’t they!?
  5. azguy1911

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

    Oct 22, 2015
    Congratulations, that's a score and I second the grips, they look great ;)
  6. StrangerDanger

    StrangerDanger Well-Known Member

    Dec 15, 2018
    Great looking piece. I’ve never owned or studied the Vbob. How did they hold the MSH in?
  7. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Consider my signature line before replying . . . .

    Dec 4, 2014
    You did well.

    Welcome to the Addiction.
  8. TAG TX

    TAG TX Member

    Apr 3, 2019
    yep. went looking for the old SAW folks - who are going out of business as their owner passed away and the family wasn't picking up the FFL, and had a few Dan Wessons still in stock at the last show. they weren't there today. Ally Outfitters is a new outfit that has a pretty decent selection and good folks. Bought it from them. they also had a nice Specialist full size stainless.
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  9. pcar157

    pcar157 Well-Known Member

    Jan 22, 2019
    It's a Dan Wesson! What's not to like???
  10. Dwe

    Dwe I'm a terminal 1911 Addict!

    Sep 4, 2011
    Welcome and congrats
    on a great gun!
  11. TAG TX

    TAG TX Member

    Apr 3, 2019
  12. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    Now go back and buy a Guardian .38 super!!!!! you can thank me later!
  13. TAG TX

    TAG TX Member

    Apr 3, 2019
    a Guardian is on my want list, was thinking of 9mm. don't have any experience with the 38 super though - curiosity could play there
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  14. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    I have them both and you'll love either one.!!

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  15. DWdude

    DWdude Well-Known Member

    Jan 31, 2019
    The VBOB was the first used gun I ever bought, it has quickly become a favorite. Excellent fit and finish and gives me targets I'm proud to hang on the fridge! Could shoot it most everyday.
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  16. TAG TX

    TAG TX Member

    Apr 3, 2019
    very nice. love the two-tone grips

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