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Les Baer 1911 - or Dan Wesson

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Jim1970, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. Jim1970

    Jim1970 Learnin'

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    Hello,

    One of my bosses asked me to help him find a Les Baer Premier II with a 5" barrel. I jumped at the chance, being the gun nerd that I am. After a few minutes on the net, I found out that these are as common as hens teeth!

    Can someone please recommend a place a guy could look to find new or used Les Baer's for sale?

    His second choice is a Dan Wesson. I have not looked for those yet. Are these in the same class as an LB? Is there something in that class I should recommend he consider?

    Thanks for your help,

    Jim
     
  2. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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  3. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    John is a great guy to deal with and he does have great prices and a steady stream of Baers on order. There are a few other dealers that have Baers listed on gunbroker with decent prices.
     
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    Bought a preimer ll off john in october. It's hard to describe how nice the overall package is.
     
  5. bac1023

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    Baer is a level or two above Dan Wesson, in my opinion.
     
  6. Jim1970

    Jim1970 Learnin'

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    Hello,

    Thanks for the info. After an afternoon of searching, found a couple of LB's for sale via auction - and a couple of DW's as well. Then I changed my strategy and went looking for a good 1911 that was readily available. Ended up finding several very nice S & W 1911's - shot him some pictures and left it at that.

    Man, it's hard to find a lot of guns now-a-days! Hope the frenzy dies down soon so a working man can buy a nice gun!

    Thanks again for the help,

    Jim
     
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    I have both LB and DW 1911's. For the 5", Baer has the edge. For lightweight CCO size, the DW CCO beats the LB Stinger, IMO.
     
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    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    +1!

    I have both and agree with bac1023 completely.

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    Check out Crazy John's Shot show Special. A PM2 with 3" $1629. Wowzers!!!!!
     
  11. up1911fan

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    That's a great price! Wish I had the extra $$ right now.
     
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    Rinspeed JAFO

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    I just seen that and they have fixed sights as well. Smoking deal. :faint:
     
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    Are you guy's at SHOT? I can find anything on his website.
     
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    Rinspeed JAFO

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