New 1911

Discussion in 'General Handgun Discussion' started by Jusselin, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Jusselin

    Jusselin New Member

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    Dan Wesson 1911, Cant wait to fire this baby, my next upgrade is some houge rap around grips, but for this one i will be looking at keeping that wood look

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  2. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    Sweet! Good choice!
     

  3. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    That's an excellent choice. Dan Wessons' are loaded with Ed Brown parts and are incredibly tight and well made. I think they're an underpriced sleeper.

    I had a CBOB and it was my favorite 1911 until circumstances forced me to sell it. If I ever get flush again I will buy another in a New York minute.
     
  4. Jusselin

    Jusselin New Member

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    word thanks guys, i am really loving this gun
     
  5. Dillinger

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    That is a good gun. The Dan Wessons take some beating's in cyberspace and interwebz, but CA357 is right, it has a ton of good stuff under the hood.

    I am looking forward to your shooting impressions and to see how well you do on your Range Report.

    Congrats!

    JD
     
  6. DrJason

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    Congrats on the new gun.....those 1911 are nice lookin' guns!
     
  7. Jo da Plumbr

    Jo da Plumbr New Member

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    Very nice sir.

    Well done
     
  8. canebrake

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    Jusselin, you're 'effin hooked!!

    Get a set of Hogues in wood for that puppy!

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  9. Gojubrian

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    Nice!! I'm soooooooo jealous!!!
     
  10. Jusselin

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    those are the ones i am hunting for :D and yeah i am hooked....my slide release on this one though is extremelytight i guess you would say...any pointers on how to losen it up
     
  11. Dillinger

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    Yeah.

    You need to practice with that weapon.

    You need to run some rounds thru it and break that Baby in.

    You oil it.
    You feed it.
    You respect it.

    You end up loving it, and it's a love that will never be extinguished.

    Then she will open up and she will show you all that she has to offer. And all that she can do for you.

    JD
     
  12. Jusselin

    Jusselin New Member

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    sounds exactly like my wedding night
     
  13. Jusselin

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  14. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    Happy Walrus = Tight Seal!

    Tight Slide Release = New Dan Wesson!

    GET 'ER DIRTY!!! Put some range sweat on 'er.

    DO NOT TAKE A FILE TO HER! Enjoy the newness, embrace the newness, be the newness!

    It's not broken in until you get some of your blood & sweat on her.

    Not to worry, she will scrub up well.

    Does it have a plastic MSH or does DW use metal? [​IMG]

    Hey Jusselin, hang with me and I can help empty your wallet with all type of DIY bling!

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  15. Jusselin

    Jusselin New Member

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    lol cool thanks cane, after all you are the bastard who got me hooked on these pistols, and i think on this one it is metal but let me do the knife test
     
  16. NGIB

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    If you're trying to drop the slide with an empty mag in place - the slide release is supposed to be hard as the mag follower is pressing up against it. Try it without the mag installed and you'll see a difference.

    Dan Wessons are built fairly tight - you need to put a lot of rounds thru it to get it broken in well...
     
  17. Jusselin

    Jusselin New Member

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    thats what i have been hearing....cool deal thanks guys
     
  18. Gatekeeper

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    Be careful dropping the slide on an empty chamber, from what Ive read it can damage the sear. Dont place a round in the chamber then drop the slide it can damage the extractor, load from the magazine.
    Load snap caps from the magazine if you're function testing or practicing dry.
    Not trying to tell ya what to do, I'm new to 1911's myself but that's what Ive read. One of the more experienced guys may "learn me" different:D.
     
  19. Jusselin

    Jusselin New Member

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    word...................
     
  20. Jusselin

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    Just dropped off the gun at the shop to have the new grips put on it, they needed some modification for the safety, should have pics up later tonight