A DW Beauty

26 02 2008

I was surfing today looking at a few things and came across this little goodie! The Dan Wesson PM7 1911 style pistol.

Dan-Wesson-Ponistman-Seven

From Dan Wesson:

The Pointman Seven is a 5” series 70 style 1911 featuring a stainless steel frame and forged stainless steel slide. Like all Dan Wesson 1911s, Pointman models incorporate top quality parts from the best names in the industry

  • Forged, one piece match grade barrel and bushing.
  • Round top slide with Bo-Mar style adjustable target sight
  • Hand polished flat surfaces with contrasting bead blasted rounds
  • Flat, all steel 20-LPI checkered mainspring housing
  • Front and rear cocking serrations
  • Beveled magwell
  • All sharp edges dehorned by hand
  • Lowered and flared ejection port
  • Hand polished feed ramp
  • Ed Brown slide stop
  • Ed Brown memory groove grip safety
  • Tactical extended thumb safety
  • One piece full length stainless guide rod
  • Commander style match hammer
  • Match grade sear
  • Aluminum trigger with stainless bow
  • Extended serrated magazine catch
  • Wolff springs used exclusively
  • Diamond checkered coco-bolo grips
  • Tuned, machined, internal extractor
  • Test fired for reliability
  • 38 ounces unloaded

Ammunition:
Ammo – .45 AUTO And 10mm
Magazine capacity- 7
Rate of twist- 1:16 in
Dimensions:
Weight- 2.4 lbs
Overall Length- 8.8 in
Barrel Length- 5 in
Height- 5.5 in
Width- 1.5 in
Features:
Frame- Stainless
Trigger mech.- SA
Sights – adjustable
Safety elements, safety- Manual thumb safety, Grip safety

Price (MSRP): US$ $1096.00

It IS a beauty of a pistol though!
With the exception of adjustable rear sights and the wood-grain handles, it pretty much looks like the PT 1911 from Taurus – but, then I haven’t shot this pistol yet so I’m not sure about all that.

I’ve read a lot of post where people were wanting a Black finish on their pistols. That just shows how times have changed.. 🙂
Back when I had the Colt Gov. Model 1911, it was black and I wanted a stainless finish – most people did. 😀
Personally, I like both. The pistol’s finish doesn’t keep me from wanting it or buying it. If it’s the caliber I want and I like the pistol – that’s pretty much all that matters to me..

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