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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by TexasPOff, Jul 27, 2011.


  1. TexasPOff

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    Well some of you may have seen me over on the Glock side of the board. I too am a 1911 owner as well and about every 5 or 6 years I get the dreaded 1911 itch again. I have been wanting a new LW 1911. I have looked at a ton of 'em lately, but one caught my eye. The Dan Wesson Guardian Bobtail in 45. I am really impressed with what I have seen and read, but thought I would ask around over here for thoughts on it. I looked at the new Valor Bob as well, but I want this one to be a LW. I have several Steel frames for shooting, I want this one for the weight. The CCO is nice, but I much prefer the full grip. Anyway thanks in advance and if anyone has one of these little beauties feel free to post it up. TXPO
     

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  2. GlocksterPaulie

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    Hi Lane,

    I have a friend who has one of these and we have put quite a few rounds down it without any issues.

    If I were still a 1911 guy I would buy one.

    Paulie
     
  3. faawrenchbndr

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    The Guardian would best suit your needs.
     
  4. Fedor

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    I dont know about the Guardian, but my Son has a V-Bob that is an awesome pistol.
     
  5. rvrctyrngr

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    Hi, Lane (thanks again for the awesome work on my G23...my constant companion when working).

    Can't go wrong with the Guardian. The one sample I've had in my hands was a great shooter. Very easy handling.

    You may also want to take a look at the Ed Brown LW KobraKarry and the various LW offerings from Wilson.

    My current LW 1911 is the Smith PD. Been very reliable over the 2 years I've had it and feels better in my hand than most 1911s.

    Happy Hunting!
     
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  6. joemannnnn

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    Hey Lane,
    I just was pondering the same thing. Ultimately this was going to be a carry weapon so I went with the CCO. Just got it yesterday, so haven't shot it, but it is built extremely well. No doubts the Guardian will impress as well
    Joe
     
  7. CMG

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    I'm with you on the full grip with a commander-size slide, they just balance better for me.
     
  8. Hokie1911

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    I've shot Quack's Guardian. It's a GREAT shooter. Excellent choice. :thumbsup:
     
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    i love officers grip frames. perfect for my hand. if i could just get into the bobs, which ain't gonna happen. but if i did, if would be a DW.
     
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