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Old 01-29-2012, 14:35   #21
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Or, if you want a Wilson CCO, the way you want it, instead of the way Bill Wilson wants his, get an ULCc.

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Old 01-29-2012, 15:17   #22
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I have a Dan Wesson CCO that I carry almost every day. I liked so much I purchased another one for just in case.
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Old 01-29-2012, 20:25   #23
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I like my DW CCO, although it came tight enough out of the box that if failed to properly cycle, initially. It needs to be shot-in to function. It's tight.
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:32   #24
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Well here is the one or type I have been looking at. All over gunbroker they say it is a bobtail but it doesn't look like a bobtail to me. Mistaken?

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=268054488
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Old 01-30-2012, 06:21   #25
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Well here is the one or type I have been looking at. All over gunbroker they say it is a bobtail but it doesn't look like a bobtail to me. Mistaken?

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=268054488
They call it a bobtail on the DW website. That's where the mistake comes in. DW needs to re-word their description, since it's a typo. It's clearly NOT a bobtail. They say the ECO has a "rounded bottom", yet it's the SAME frame as the CCO.

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Old 01-30-2012, 11:36   #26
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First off, I'm not a Dan Wesson fan.

However, the fit and finish of the DW CCO does place it above the Colt.
The DW is the clear winner between these two.
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Old 01-30-2012, 20:54   #27
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I thought CCO = Colt Commanding Officer

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I thought CCO = Colt Commanding Officer

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Nope.


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Old 01-31-2012, 12:04   #29
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That's a weird gun.


I'd own it though
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Old 02-06-2012, 03:30   #30
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Guardian vs. CCO

What is the difference between the Dan Wesson Guardian .45 vs Wesson CCO. I see the Guardian is a little more in price. Is the only difference the slight bobtail in the Guardian? Thanks,
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Old 02-06-2012, 06:30   #31
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What is the difference between the Dan Wesson Guardian .45 vs Wesson CCO. I see the Guardian is a little more in price. Is the only difference the slight bobtail in the Guardian? Thanks,
The DW CCO has a rounded butt and is an officer size frame with a commander size slide. The DW Guardian has a true bobtail and is a fullsize frame with a commander slide. Also the DW CCO has a chainlink frontstrap while the DW Guardian has a checkered frontstrap.

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Old 02-06-2012, 08:01   #32
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Old 02-06-2012, 14:56   #33
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That's a weird gun.


I'd own it though
It was a weird gun. The logic was to use the shortened slide for comfort and full grip length for control.
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Old 05-09-2012, 00:12   #34
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Steel or alloy frame?

Is the Dan Wesson CCO steel or alloy frame (or did it come both ways)?
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Old 05-09-2012, 02:12   #35
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Is the Dan Wesson CCO steel or alloy frame (or did it come both ways)?
Aluminum frame.
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Old 05-09-2012, 06:35   #36
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DW hands down.
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:03   #37
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I found one that's a 2009. Are there any significant improvements to the 2010 and later versions? How does Ceracote hold up in 2009 model?
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Old 05-09-2012, 13:40   #38
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Dan Wesson CCO is worth the extra $300. Tight fit with no play in the rails which translates to accuracy. Trigger is excellent - may even be too light for some at about 3.75 lb. Has night sights, no ambi, no front cocking serrations, and no FLGR. Some would prefer thin grips, an easy mod. Tough finish, reliable, 28.8 oz w/mag, good looking. Has everything I want and nothing I don't.
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Old 05-09-2012, 15:51   #39
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Dan Wesson CCO is worth the extra $300. Tight fit with no play in the rails which translates to accuracy. Trigger is excellent - may even be too light for some at about 3.75 lb. Has night sights, no ambi, no front cocking serrations, and no FLGR. Some would prefer thin grips, an easy mod. Tough finish, reliable, 28.8 oz w/mag, good looking. Has everything I want and nothing I don't.
I agree. Here's mine.

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Old 05-09-2012, 17:56   #40
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I like the Colt Talo Edition CCO. Too bad mine shot three or four inches low and is right now back to Colt for fixing.

I like the small safety lever. I like the basic but visible iron sights. If I were to have my druthers, I would prefer for the beavertail grip safety to be replaced with a regular grip safety. And the plastic mainspring housing be replaced by a steel or aluminum mainspring housing. Otherwise, I like the gun's simplicity. The matte/brushed blued finish is both stylish and elegant.

The walnut grip is nice, except the "Colt" is cheesily done and the stipling doesn't do squat for friction. That mutha is going to be replaced by Esmeralda's full checkered grip panels soon enough.

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I also can't stand the cratered lettering on Colts these days. They are good guns but don't compare with DW.
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