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Model 22 and 722 versions
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Well I certainly stand corrected, and dont mind a bit.  I was just repeating what the silly dealer told me.  Apparently first issue SN's CAN go past 100.  And yes it was serial no's per model.  That much I remember from the NYI man I spoke to in the “shop” that took my order for a 6″ barrel with matching numbers – before the CZ merger.  Now I wish I got a 2″ as well.

I am the original purchaser, with box in hand.

I have some printed history statements from the old NYI D.W. site stating the new pistols started shipping in 1997.  Can't really remember when I got this one but I do have the reciept tucked away.

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Marvin, if you could add your DW's information to the Registry here…

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 …it would surely be appreciated.DWF Sign 

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I just realized I didn't put any pictures of my 22's up here Surprised oopsEmbarassed Screwy well I'll have to fix that

Dan Wesson 722 VH10 silhouette

and Dan Wesson 22 8″

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January 27, 2011 - 12:46 am
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January 27, 2011 - 7:37 am
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Here is my 7's with the 3 typs of mounts available. Top to bottom is 722 with old B-Square, 715 with new type B-Square and 744 with old DW mount requiring D&T of shroud and barrel.

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An M-15 with new DW shroud mount.

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1911's BTRZ 10mm & BTRZ 38 Super by Keith @ DW, and 38 Super Guardian

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January 27, 2011 - 7:42 am
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Well it didn't like the picture size, sorry don't have time to resize pictures.

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1911's BTRZ 10mm & BTRZ 38 Super by Keith @ DW, and 38 Super Guardian

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Here is newly aquired M-22 Ser#11525 that shoots like a dream, the internals, side plate and internal frame has no shinny spots from use after removal of dust and dirt. Barrel had a minor bit of lead fouling and right side of gun has some minor surface rust I suspect from laying on something like a cloth in a drawer or closet shelf and will need rebluing. I have never seen a new gun, Colt or S&W with as tight as lock-up as this gun has.

 

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Here it is with the M-15, the two grips have slightly different logo designs. Weight and feel are enough alike as to be impossible tell difference w/o feeling for hole size.

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February 20, 2011 - 9:11 am
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Not sure why the second picture of the M-15 & M-22 is not showing above, while the picture of M-22 by itself is showing in above post. Anyway here is the M-22 on left and M-15 right.

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February 20, 2011 - 1:40 pm
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February 20, 2011 - 4:24 pm
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Nice find, Waldo! They make a good looking pair of brothers.dwas

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February 20, 2011 - 4:32 pm
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Speaking of brothers, here's the other side of the Wesson family. S&W 22A wih 7″ Barrels.

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June 29, 2013 - 8:03 pm
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Hey just a bump on this one with all its 722’s!    

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Same 22 frame but EH8 barrel by Eric with Leupold M82x scope.

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July 2, 2013 - 9:38 am
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I have a few DW22’s…. but only one really sexy one…

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July 2, 2013 - 10:36 am
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SHOOTIST357 said
I have a few DW22’s…. but only one really sexy one…

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Shoot, would you mind filling us in on your 22? I haven’t seen a slotted shroud nor a non-fluted cylinder on a 22 before.

 

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Here is my 22. I have a model 15 with a non-vented heavy 6″ barrel. The shroud was reblued by blue ridge bluing a while back. They do nice work.

 

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All it takes is $$$ and you can have one too. Keith at DW will hook you up, he and I discussed about doing a two-tone 715 on the next planned run. But I will be going with a light weight commander as I’m just not a revolver shooter even though I have 6 DW revolvers. I think it’s about cleaning all those holes in the cylinder.  

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July 2, 2013 - 8:12 pm
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SMKYTXN said

SHOOTIST357 said
I have a few DW22’s…. but only one really sexy one…

Shoot, would you mind filling us in on your 22? I haven’t seen a slotted shroud nor a non-fluted cylinder on a 22 before.

There is a thread on here somewhere about it– I did the shroud myself, just a standard 22 shroud slotted on a mill.  I put a SS barrel in it for good contrast.  The cylinder is an original Factory DW one-off I bought from a Monson plant VP.  It took a little fitting, but it was worth it.

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Waldo Pepper said
Here is newly aquired M-22 Ser#11525 that shoots like a dream, the internals, side plate and internal frame has no shinny spots from use after removal of dust and dirt. Barrel had a minor bit of lead fouling and right side of gun has some minor surface rust I suspect from laying on something like a cloth in a drawer or closet shelf and will need rebluing. I have never seen a new gun, Colt or S&W with as tight as lock-up as this gun has.

 

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Here it is with the M-15, the two grips have slightly different logo designs. Weight and feel are enough alike as to be impossible tell difference w/o feeling for hole size.

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New to Forum but wanted to add info on one that I got recently, and find out date of mfg and other info. Its a Monson  blue 6″ or maybe 6 1/8″ 22lr with the D W logo grips. Its serial is 1564X and it has a pinned red ramp front sight and adjustable rear sights. I don’t know the difference in a model 22 and a 722. Could it be the  bottom of the barrel has a short weigh/extention with printing on it, rather than the full length underlug barrel ?  I guess its a model 22, dont’ know why they call it the small frame as its every bit as big as the 357 models, a big grip for a big hand…. Thanks for sharing.

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