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My new custom DW 9mm

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Wade-19, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Wade-19

    Wade-19

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    After hearing about the new DW Guardian, I begged Keith at DW to build me one in all stainless . He agreed and 5 months later , I got this :
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    And a pic with it's big brother CBOB
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  2. Hokie1911

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    I just got a chubby. :whistling:
     

  3. rsxr22

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    ya that is an awesome gun! What was the work that was performed?
     
  4. Wade-19

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    I can't really say any work was performed . It was a custom build Guardian. Actually, it is more like a 9mm VBOb with Guardian grips.
     
  5. Wade-19

    Wade-19

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    This is the build I sold the Pro Carry for !!
     
  6. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Now I officially hate Wade on two boards.:tongueout:

    Great pistol bother.
     
  7. Wade-19

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    :crying::rofl:



    Thanks. I am still waiting for the return of the Mil-spec from the Springfield Custom Shop .
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2010
  8. Hokie1911

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    Dude, I'd make that trade EVERY day and twice on Sunday. Looks sick. That was my first thought....a 9mm VBOB with Guardian grips. Love it.
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  9. maxniman

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    :rofl: +1 :rofl:
     
  10. bac1023

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    Congrats! :cool:

    It looks very nice.
     
  11. wow, that's so clean looking. congrats it's beautiful!!!:wavey:
     
  12. GOOFA

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    I love it, Good Luck.
     
  13. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Very cool 1911, and very cool that Keith did a one-off for ya.

    Congrats! :cool:
     
  14. Nicko

    Nicko GTDS FOR LIFE

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    Nice. Congrats
     
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  16. Wade-19

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    Thanks guys. I have wanted a 9mm bobtail for a while. I checked out Fusion, and a couple other places, then I heard DW was coming out with the Guardian. I immediatly put my name on the list at a dealer. While waiting for it, I kept hearing about DW doing custom work, like the Bobbed Valor that one of the members hear has, so I contacted them about this build. I was told that it could take most of the year before they got to it, but I was willing to wait for it. I got it in 5 months !
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2010
  17. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Heck, I'd throw a Pro off a bridge just to buy that gun.:rofl:
     
  18. Hokie1911

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    ...and he almost broke even on the deal. :faint:
     
  19. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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