Price Check please...

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by Trent, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. Trent

    Trent Site Founder Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
  2. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Sounds pretty good to me, especially since it's had the XS sights added.

  3. Quack

    Quack it's mmm, mmm good... Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    It was DW's low-end gun of the time and sold for ~$750. It's also from the Bob Serva (Fusion) era and has an EE, so with the 3 strikes against it, I'd pass.
    I know that shichidan bought an older DW that had a bunch of problems (original owner had the paperwork with it) and IMO can still use some work.

    here's his DW.


    If you were to buy it, i'd offer less than $500.
  4. deadite

    deadite #15 to Register! Supporting Addict

    Aug 17, 2011
    It's a tough call. While I like DW Pointmen (I have a 2010 model PM7-45), I like the newer ones after 2010 with forged frames and tool steel parts. Here's mine:


    A couple big strikes against that one for me is all of the work that's been done on it and the wear. I'm with Quack on this.

    Last edited: Aug 22, 2011
  5. polizei1

    polizei1 It WAS Quack

    Aug 18, 2011
    Nope, I agree with the others. I wouldn't even pay $400 for that.
  6. CMG

    CMG Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    I've seen very few Dan Wessons from the BS days that I'd spend $600 on.

    A co-worker has one of the first run Razorbacks. It is without a doubt one of the worst 1911 pistols anyone ever cobbled together.
  7. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Well, I retract my first post. I didn't realize that the early DW's were junk. I'm just glad that my 2 DW's are new models. :tongue:
  8. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    I agree w/ Quack on this. I had a chance to trade on of my pistol for a similar DW, and I didn't make the trade. Shows how bad the rep on this was.

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