How To Disassemble Dan Wesson Small Frame Revolvers The Dan Wesson Forum Forum

Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
How To Disassemble
June 11, 2016
6:54 am
Avatar
seabeesbob1
Member
Forum Posts: 7
Member Since:
May 10, 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I recently purchased a DW revolver and would to take it apart because when I removed barrel shroud there was a lot of crud, leading me to believe there is the same on the in side, and the trigger is not smooth. Is there printed instructions to show me how to do this, and also is there away to improve the trigger? Thanks for all help in advance.  

June 11, 2016
7:05 am
Avatar
Stinger
Member
Forum Posts: 2001
Member Since:
February 16, 2016
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Yes to both .. click these links to appropriate threads in our Gunsmithing board.

Revolver Cleaning and Maintenance

Tuning up your 15-2 — The Average Joe method….

June 11, 2016
12:26 pm
Avatar
brucertx
North TX

Supporter

Range Officer

Dan's Club
Forum Posts: 2284
Member Since:
July 2, 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Stinger has given you a couple of excellent links. Most people, me included, are usually amazed by the results they get with the average Joe Tune Up. One of the great things about Dans is that they are so user friendly to work on.

To the paranoid people who check behind shower curtains for murderers:

if you find one...what's your plan?

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 13, 2016
9:10 am
Avatar
Ole Dog
ocala, fl

Supporter

Dan's Club
Forum Posts: 2155
Member Since:
March 25, 2013
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Karl Lewis designed Dans to rarely need a gunsmith. To change barrel or grips requires a Smith or the factory with other revolver. On a Dan it takes less than 2 minutes. Even removing a screw is a challenge with other guns. On Dans it is a whiz. Even the most mechanically inept can totally disassemble and repair a Dan. You will need a 1/16″ roll pin punch for a few things. Remember, never over tighten barrel nuts, grip screw and sideplate screws. Firm is good. 

June 13, 2016
7:03 pm
Avatar
Steve

Dan's Club
Forum Posts: 10301
Member Since:
March 2, 2008
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

seabeesbob1 said
I recently purchased a DW revolver and would to take it apart because when I removed barrel shroud there was a lot of crud, leading me to believe there is the same on the in side, and the trigger is not smooth. Is there printed instructions to show me how to do this, and also is there away to improve the trigger? Thanks for all help in advance.    

Dan Wesson revolvers are so often “safe queens” that have not been cleaned or SHOT for years. They need the cleaning and lubrication that any safe queen needs, and they benefit enormously from the basic clean up and spring change in the Average Joe Tune Up. Any smoothing, stoning, tuning done just makes it better.

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 60

Currently Online:
17 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Steve: 10301

SHOOTIST357: 4788

Dave_Ks: 4270

zoommb: 3157

Supermagfan: 3100

Blacktop: 2991

IHMSA80x80: 2657

brucertx: 2284

Ole Dog: 2155

Stinger: 2001

Newest Members:

Garymckenzie

OwenConnelly

bb45822

nianaguerrero

kp44Mag

doubleb

elcid

ZiMoni

Blindhog

jswhitcr63

Forum Stats:

Groups: 11

Forums: 42

Topics: 14047

Posts: 125879

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 6444

Moderators: 4

Admins: 1

Site Supporters: 1972ctdc, ar-tex, arcnsparc, Artur, atomar, b4delta, BBinger, bikeridertim, BRM, bunny, bwjones0011, CaptDanDD, Caruso4510, DA....64, Dariusz Gut, dbodom, Dettom, Dr.Seuss, DWpistolpackin, ese927, freerider04, Garfield411N, Garymckenzie, GetAGrip, Headsmaster, hesslism, hester57, Hosspower, JamesF Swidryk, JASJR, john Goldsmith, John Greenley, johnbrandolino, JohnD, JustinPolley, larry260, LG, lonwolf93, Lracmcd, md8232, minmich, ParaNormal, pete, ray, Rimfire, Roberto, SCORPIO, StevenTrate, stovepipe, Sweeney, sweet trigger, Venturerider

Range Officers: brucertx, Dave_Ks, SHOOTIST357, Supermagfan, Tigger, zoommb

Dan’s Club: Boeing, brucertx, bunny, Dan Fan, Dave_Ks, DWpistolpackin, ese927, Garfield411N, Gman1956, jaggman, lbruce, lonwolf93, Lracmcd, mhannon, Michael Berner, Ole Dog, ParaNormal, Rimfire, riverinerat, RonaldSemerena, rwsem, SCORPIO, snake-eye, Steve, Supermagfan, tikit2ryde, Wheelgunner, willy, zoommb

Administrators: Jody

Moderators: lbruce, Charger Fan, rwsem, SCORPIO