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Old May 19, 2012, 02:17 AM   #1
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My "Evil" black Revolver!

Finished modifying it last week. I love it!

Started as this:


Now it looks like this:




hardest part was waiting for the barrel to get made!
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Old May 19, 2012, 05:33 AM   #2
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I dont know if it's evil or not but it sure is bad. I like it and please follow up with a range report.
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Old May 19, 2012, 06:00 AM   #3
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I don't know about evil either but jealous is definately the word.
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Old May 19, 2012, 07:37 AM   #4
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So now it's a assault revolver.
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Old May 19, 2012, 09:15 AM   #5
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im glad u all like it. i was hoping it actually liked it after i findished assembling it. I needed it in the collection just on looks alone. this barrel has a different twist then the stock one which was quite accurate so im hoping this one will be just as good. its definately become my favorite 357. only thing i wish was better was the da trigger pull its not great. my gp100s are better and its not even close to a s&w. =( the "evil" was knock at the AR black rifle thing since now its all black.
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Old May 19, 2012, 01:20 PM   #6
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Call me old fashioned, traditionalist, or a throwback, but i think I like the first revolver pictured better. The bottom one is ok, but it looks like its one flashlight and bayonet short of being a tacti-cool revolver. I also don't care for the look of the good year all-weather radials on good revolvers.

It still a great gun either way though. I shot my friends DW 15 and it was accurate. They are nice guns. I actually want one for my collection.
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Old May 19, 2012, 03:08 PM   #7
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Your just jealous you old fashioned traditionalist! C'mon the Dan Wesson PPC?! I can't fit the rib on top and I prefer the presentation grips to the "gripper" ones. I do prefer the factory wood grips but after they got a nice dent I decided I wanted these, but give me 5 min and I can have it right back to that original 8" configuration! this gun is genius.

You know its a shame I don't know anyone who has a new 6" barrel and some factory Dan Wesson grips...
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Old May 19, 2012, 09:37 PM   #8
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You know its a shame I don't know anyone who has a new 6" barrel and some factory Dan Wesson grips...
I do I do!
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Old May 19, 2012, 10:22 PM   #9
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You know its a shame I don't know anyone who has a new 6" barrel and some factory Dan Wesson grips...
http://shop.cz-usa.com/P-20012/Dw-Ba...ed-357-6-.aspx

I'm an enabler...
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Old May 20, 2012, 08:11 AM   #10
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well i took her to the range! it definately turned heads.i didnt do any real 'testing' but i sent maybe 24 rounds of 158grn .357s down range. i didnt bring any .38s because i was running low and didnt wanna shoot up to many. honestly the magnums were very easy to shoot. they don't give me trouble normally but with so much weight up front it was more right to left alignmment then up and down after a shot. it was hitting about 8" lower then when the 8" barrel is installed. groups were good @ 25 yards especially since i wasnt doing so hot. out of practice i suppose.
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Old June 22, 2012, 08:49 PM   #11
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Dan "Evil" Wesson
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Old June 22, 2012, 09:32 PM   #12
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It needs more grip...

Surefire "Revolver" griplite

But seriously, how heavy is it?? It looks like something that would tire me out after a box of ammo.
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Old June 22, 2012, 09:44 PM   #13
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Man thats a great looking revolver. Love the new barrel. Might i ask was it custom made? How much ?
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Old June 22, 2012, 09:49 PM   #14
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Old June 22, 2012, 11:25 PM   #15
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Buckeye's or mine?

Mine is a Model 15 Dan Wesson. I installed the new 6" barrel and shroud and put on some presentation grips.

I honestly haven't weighed it yet. I'll go get the bathroom scale.
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Old June 23, 2012, 09:18 AM   #16
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I like it! that's one serious looking revolver.
In all my years of shooting,I don't think I've seen one Dan Wesson.
Maybe it will be my next quest.
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Old June 23, 2012, 01:46 PM   #17
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Looks great! I think you said the new barrel is shorter, but is it heavier with the shroud etc. and does that make it easier to shoot?
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Old June 23, 2012, 02:07 PM   #18
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yes the original barrel is an 8" and the new one is a 6" does it make it easier to shoot? That's subjective. 8" is a bit long for my tastes. I prefer 6 or 5" barrels on my gun. The weight makes recoil very mild.
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Old June 23, 2012, 04:08 PM   #19
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Thanks for the info. Again, I personally love that 'python' look and think that's a great direction to go with for that revolver.... and if it makes a better shooter then that's even better!
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Old June 24, 2012, 12:09 AM   #20
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actually if you want a 'python' look I'd stick with a factory 6" heavy barrel. It has the vent rib like a python and is quite attractive. this shroud makes even a python barrel look small. I'll try and rustle up a GP100 for a size comparison
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Old October 25, 2012, 01:35 PM   #21
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Found you Venom1956!

HAHA! Venom1956! I figured that a few minutes in the revolver forums and I could find you by topics and pictures alone! What madness have you indoctrinated me into?!? How many hours will I waste drooling over or reading about guns now!?! Damn you!
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Old October 25, 2012, 02:43 PM   #22
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It needs the "extra credit for looking more eviler" EWK flash supressor type barrel nut as well. Just to complete the conversion to the dark side.
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Old October 25, 2012, 03:58 PM   #23
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So where's the bayonet lug that evil black rifles have? Surely you can affix a bayonet?
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Old October 25, 2012, 08:44 PM   #24
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Of course... Just give me time. bayonets are a must!

Darker! Welcome to our playground. may win73 and my bias serve you well!
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Old October 26, 2012, 08:54 AM   #25
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Very nicely done! Been along time ago but i had a dan wesson in .44 mag with the change a barrel system( don't remember the model #) had 2 8'' sleeves one w/ scope one w/ out. Nice set up. Congrats on a sweet looking set up.
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