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Old 01-26-2013, 01:34   #1
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Dan Wesson vs. Smith & Wesson

If you were buying for EDC would you buy the Dan Wesson Guardian (45) with Five Year Warranty or the S&W SW1911SC with Lifetime Warranty?
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:51   #2
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No question.... the DW. The poor design on the non-E series S&W's EEs alone is reason to stay away. Hilton Yam does a nice job explaining why they become problematic over time.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:20   #3
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The DW is the better gun.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:32   #4
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DW is better three times over!
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:09   #5
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I have a S&W SC, because I couldn't find a DW, no problems with the Smith, but MD357 comment about poor design, have me worried now.

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Old 01-26-2013, 09:24   #6
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I have a S&W SC, because I couldn't find a DW, no problems with the Smith, but MD357 comment about poor design, have me worried now.
FWIW, I met a guy once that said he had ~250K( ) through his SC. Now the gun looked every bit of it, frame was cracked, it had seen better days and he said it had been back to S&W twice for replacement parts. I shot the gun, again it was really rough, and I have a tough time believing that round count but it was obviously a REALLY high round count gun either way and it worked perfectly.

So ya never know....

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Old 01-26-2013, 13:54   #7
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yes, 250K is a very high count, I don't think I have fired that many rounds, counting all my guns, and have been shooting since 15, not as much as I would like though. Thanks
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Old 01-29-2013, 23:38   #8
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250,000 rounds is 1,000 a week for almost 5 years. That is a lot of shooting.
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Old 01-31-2013, 19:10   #9
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DW all the way!
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