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Merry Christmas to me!

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by mrblond, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Can't wait to get it to the range. Friday maybe if its not piss raining. Also, I am looking for a good holster for it, nothing cheap like a uncle mikes or anything. I have been looking at Milt Sparks but they have a 6+ month wait time.
     
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  2. 1stIDFMP

    1stIDFMP North of Salem, south of Portland Active Member

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    Nice - enjoy! :thumbup:
     
  3. Rich7944

    Rich7944 Kent, Wa. Active Member

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    That is truly bad ***
    You need a holster? Contact a member named stmcelroy. He has made me a couple of really nice leather holsters, very high quality.
     
  4. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Very nice, it looks to be stainless so rain won't hurt at all!
     
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  5. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Darn, all I got (so far) is a RVND™ 7720 LM 7" GPS and sunshade for the motorhome. They are having a $100 off trade in sale this week and I couldn't resist. So $249.99 rather than $349.99. Now to find one of my old GPS's to send them.

    Last month I got a Kimber Ulta Crimson Carry II, now looking at which Kimber I want next.
     
  6. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    Nice piece. Beautiful in fact! Are those wood grips?

    If I may make a suggestion for a stocking stuffer, you might consider bolting some $20 rubber Pachmayrs or Hogues on there for daily use. Taking due care with all firearms, I still find little dings, cracks, dents and scuffs on every wooden grip and stock I've ever owned.

    Then, if/when you want it to look that beautiful again, the pristine originals are in a nice little box in your gunroom somewhere.

    Enjoy it!
     
  7. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    Envy here!

    I came across a used one at a pawn shop in Everett, but they won't come down on the excessive price.

    Peter
     
  8. the4thshake

    the4thshake Portland Active Member

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    How do I get on your christmas list?
     
  9. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    You don't often come across a used Dan Wesson. When you do, they are expensive. They are expensive when new and they are worth every penny.

    Nice present to yourself!
     
  10. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    Yes... except they want more than the new price on say Buds. I gave them a cash offer and my phone number. I'm hoping they'll decide they want to move the inventory...

    Peter
     
  11. bruzer

    bruzer Grants Pass, OR Well-Known Member

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    But it is not Christmas yet. You better wait and leave it under the tree for 12 more days. Haha
    Very nice.
    Mike
     
  12. longcolt

    longcolt Zephyrhills, FL Active Member

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    Thats a sweet 45. I like that kind of Christmas present. Good luck with it.
     
  13. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    Prices on the Dan Wessons really shot up after the fire. Either they are very hard to find or they are marked up.
     
  14. glockman99

    glockman99 Hoquiam, WA. Active Member

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    Very nice! As mentioned, put a Hogue rubber (fingergroove) grip on it.
     
  15. GOG

    GOG State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations. I think you'll really like it. DW makes great 1911's. I had a CBOB and will always regret selling it. It was by far the best 1911 I ever had. I liked it even better than a Les Baer TRS I had.