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Dan Wesson PM7...Opinions?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by JMFWSU, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. JMFWSU

    JMFWSU

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    Hi,

    Does anyone have any experience with the Dan Wesson Pointman Seven in 10mm? There is a used one for sale locally. Are there better options (doesn't have to be 10mm) in the same price range.

    Thanks,
    Jason
     
  2. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin

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    I had a PM-7 and sold it. Still, it is a very nice gun. I just ditched the 10mm platform in all my guns. Now I am thinking of buying another one. The Dan Wesson 1911's tend to be very good production guns. I prefer Colt, but the Dan Wessons are definitely in the same league. You even tend to get a bit more for your money...or at least you did. I have noticed prices sneaking up a bit on them as their popularity grows.
     

  3. bac1023

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    They're good, solid guns.
     
  4. JMFWSU

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    Thanks for the responses so far. How would they compare to the STI Trojan. I have also been considering this model.
     
  5. PlayboyPenguin

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    I am afraid I have zero experience with the STI guns. I would like to possibly own one someday.
     
  6. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    both are good guns, pick the one you like better.
     
  7. JMFWSU

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    I'm new to 1911's. Is there anything specific I should look for if I check this one out? Did Dan Wesson have any bad years?

    Thanks again,
    Jason
     
  8. PlayboyPenguin

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    Check for barrel lock up, slide fit, signs of abuse, look inside the slide for hot spots or burrs, etc.
     
  9. bac1023

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    I like the Trojan better, but they aren't available in 10mm.