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I can't find DW in 6 gunstores I've been to (SF Bay Area of California). Then I checked the website of the California DOJ and found out that only 2 models are approved for sale here.

Only the CBOB and the PM7. I'd like to be able to fondle one of the PM7 and if I am impressed, maybe I will purchase one.

Any suggestions from the DW crowd???? I have Springfields and Colt 1911s so far.
 

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Do like alot have done... read all the great things about DW, then buy sight unseen. Think about it... there's a reason you can't find any.
 

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I will say I bought sight unseen. I hated not being able to hold one before I bout (just that kind of person), but the CCO has met and exceeded expectations.
 

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I have Colt and Para and read here one week and bought a CBOB..
This sure isn't my first..
 

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When I was looking into buying mine, a forum member here offered to show me his CBOB which was a couple of years older than the current ones. Perhaps he might pop up and do the same and meet up at a local gun store.
 

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You would think that these idiot politicians in the northeast would support the firearms companies in their states and push for some more pro gun laws. Alot of the guns in the US are made in NY, Mass, CT. and it is hard or imposible to get a permit. Sorry you live in California or Massachusetts. Someday you might be able to escape.
 

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You would think that these idiot politicians in the northeast would support the firearms companies in their states and push for some more pro gun laws. Alot of the guns in the US are made in NY, Mass, CT. and it is hard or imposible to get a permit. To restrict the guns is crap!!!!!!!!!!! Sorry you live in California or Massachusetts. Someday you might be able to escape.
Aye Kahr is produced in Mass and could not sell their guns in their own state until they complied. Now they released a run of "safe" versions that seem to be done as almost an afterthought and are taking a hit to their name.

Personally how I found one for an acquaintance in OK City was to just start calling all the stores around him. Eventually found one and he was the proud owner that walked home with it that day.

That or you could find a nice member that you could meet up with at a range, if any are in your area.
 

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Well they are a limited kinda thang, so maybe they is all sold? :biglaugh:
 

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Bought my SS PM7 a few months ago online (can we mention where we bought our DWs now, or is that still taboo? I don't keep up here often enough).

Just keep checking the online sites, you'll find one. Just be patient. Would let you fire mine to get a feel for it, but I'm in S.Cal.
 

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They just can't make enough of them to keep 'em in the stores. I had to do a lot of searching here in Oregon, and finally found a CCO, but could not find a CBOB anywhere. Thanks to this forum Locator function, I just got one delivered to my FFL on Monday, (thanks Dave) and it's a beauty. Pics will be up today for those wanting some gun porn.
 

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They just can't make enough of them to keep 'em in the stores. I had to do a lot of searching here in Oregon, and finally found a CCO, but could not find a CBOB anywhere. Thanks to this forum Locator function, I just got one delivered to my FFL on Monday, (thanks Dave) and it's a beauty. Pics will be up today for those wanting some gun porn.

Wez just love gun porn... Gotta love that locator sticky too!:rock:
 

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Hi Gang,

I finally found one CBOB in Vallejo just came in, its stainless with white polymer grips. Its really pretty, but the dealer is unwavering in his price, I had to leave.

Anyways, my stainless Colt NRM 1991 is STILL in consignment, I still haven't gotten the money from the proceeds.

To those who are familiar with the DWs, except for the size and bobbed rear frame, are the PM7s made as tightly as the CBOB????? Its my first time to check out a Dan Wesson and I must say that the piece is a " quality piece ".
It seems tighter even when compared to the Kimber line of guns I've been checking out.

I am now in a quandary whether to get the DW or one of the Kimber. I guess I have to toss a coin once the money from my gun's sale has arrived.

Thanks to everyone in the DW crowd who responded!
 

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Not sure why it comes with a white plastic grip. Is it a used CBOB?

As for the price, what did you expect, you live in Cali and the gun store here think that they are doing you a favor by selling you a gun.

If it's new expect to pay nothing less than $1,050 (one of the members here claims that they paid for theirs this amount just this week), however, I paid $1,150 and very happy with the return on my investment.
 

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My CBOB is tight! My PM7 is as tight as a gun can be! You could try all day to wiggle the slide on the frame, but youu won't find any slop in that thing!!

I would go for the Dan Wesson over the Kimber. Kimbers are everywhere, you can always pick one up down the road. Dan Wessons are a find, period.

I'll bet if you had the 2 guns side by side, you could definitely pick pout some differences in quality of assembly.
 
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