New for 2019: Dan Wesson Wraith

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posted on September 28, 2019
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New from CZ-USA and Dan Wesson in 2019 is the DW Wraith, built with suppressor-ready features in mind, such a 5.75-inch, factory-threaded barrel and taller front and rear sights. The DW Wraith is a full-size 1911 and is available in .45 ACP, 10mm and 9mm. The frame and slide on the pistol are made of heavy-duty, forged stainless steel and are coated in Dan Wesson's distressed version of the gun maker's Duty finish, with non-distressed parts being finished in black. 

The DW Wraith's G10 grips feature a distinctive and functional stippling, and for added support, sharp, 25 lines-per-inch checkering is found on the front strap and mainspring housing. The extended grip and thumb safeties make the DW Wraith easy to use, even with gloved hands. The Wraith's undercut trigger guard allows for a higher grip for better handling and stability, and forward slide serrations give extended purchase for manipulating the slide. The Wraith also features taller, suppressor-height night sights to allow for a clear sight picture when using a suppressor.

The Wraith's ejection port is lowered and flared for better reliability and positive ejection of spent brass. The beveled magwell means easier and faster magazine changes. All DW Wraith's ship with two magazines and come with a thread protector for the barrel when the suppressor is not in use, along with a Signature Series pistol case, barrel bushing wrench, cable lock and an owner's manual.

DW Wraith Specifications

Calibers: .45 ACP; 10mm; 9mm
Mag. Cap.: 8 (in .45 ACP)
Frame Material: Forged Stainless Steel
Frame Finish: Distressed Duty
Slide Finish: Distressed Duty
Grip: G10
Overall Length: 9.5 inches
Barrel Length: 5.75 inches
Width: 1.5 inches
Weight: 42.3 ounces
Sights: High Night Sights
Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
MSRP: $2,077

More information on the features of the DW Wraith 1911 are available at danwessonfirearms.com.

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