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Old 07-19-2010, 05:21 PM
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DW Pointman in 9MM?




Recently, I saw a DW Pointman in stainless finish. It was in 9mm with adjustable rear sights. I have never seen a 9mm pointman. Any comments and feedback from PM 9mm owners would be greatly appreciated as I may may an addition to the DW Pack!
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Old 07-19-2010, 05:32 PM
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Sounds like a PM-9.

I would say to grab it, assuming it is in good condition. They are somewhat rare. If you decide not to take my advice, please send me an email with the location...
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Old 07-19-2010, 05:46 PM
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I have a hold on it. Will check it out tomorrow and if it looks good, I will post details here.
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Old 07-19-2010, 05:53 PM
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Does it look like this, with a FO front sight?

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Old 07-19-2010, 06:05 PM
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Was out browsing in CT today as well ...

If it is the one I saw today, it is an older model (2004 IIRC) and has the raised rib. It is in really nice shape with the exception of an idiot mark under the SS. Looked great and the price seemed reasonable. If I didn't have one already ...
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Old 07-19-2010, 06:16 PM
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If it is the one I saw today, it is an older model (2004 IIRC) and has the raised rib. It is in really nice shape with the exception of an idiot mark under the SS. Looked great and the price seemed reasonable. If I didn't have one already ...
Yup that is the one Mprimo... I have it on hold and will pick it up tomorrow. I had never seen one before. Will post a report and range report when time allows. To date the most accurate 9mm I own, is a 6" long slide S&W 952 Precision Shop gun. It is essentially a Stainless version of the model S&W 52-2 but in 9mm and with a long slide. A marvelous pistol with very very good accuracy. I do not consider it a 1911 so I do not have it in my signature line. I also have a Beretta Steel - I in 9mm with is also accurate but I really cannot stand the Beretta trigger as compared to my good 1911 or SW 52 and variants. I also have a Springfield Armory XDM in 9mm but frankly this particular one I own is perhaps the least accurate of all my pistols, and thus, totally uninteresting to me.

If the 9mm Pointman is anything like my PointMan Major in .45 then I shall be very very happy. That Major is a real tack driver.
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Old 07-19-2010, 06:17 PM
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I saw one too this weekend. For 750, no less.

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Old 07-19-2010, 06:25 PM
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Yup that is the one Mprimo... I have it on hold and will pick it up tomorrow. I had never seen one before. Will post a report and range report when time allows. To date the most accurate 9mm I own, is a 6" long slide S&W 952 Precision Shop gun. It is essentially a Stainless version of the model S&W 52-2 but in 9mm and with a long slide. A marvelous pistol with very very good accuracy. I do not consider it a 1911 so I do not have it in my signature line. I also have a Beretta Steel - I in 9mm with is also accurate but I really cannot stand the Beretta trigger as compared to my good 1911 or SW 52 and variants. I also have a Springfield Armory XDM in 9mm but frankly this particular one I own is perhaps the least accurate of all my pistols, and thus, totally uninteresting to me.

If the 9mm Pointman is anything like my PointMan Major in .45 then I shall be very very happy. That Major is a real tack driver.
I am happy to hear it is finding a good home! Enjoy it and please let us know how it shoots! Best of luck!

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Old 07-19-2010, 07:13 PM
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Was that the one at Newington?

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Old 07-19-2010, 07:19 PM
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Yup ... it appears we all shop in the same places!

They had a bunch of new DWs too ...
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Old 07-19-2010, 07:26 PM
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I'm sure you will be happy with the way it shoots.

Don't forget range pics!
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Old 07-19-2010, 08:02 PM
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I saw one too this weekend. For 750, no less.

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You guys have to put me on a PM alert!!
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Old 07-19-2010, 08:16 PM
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Congrats on the PM 9.

We had to stop by there after hitting Hoffmans for the sale. Besides my bro had a rifle sell that was on consignment there.

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Old 07-19-2010, 09:19 PM
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Well my good friend Jack and I sometimes make what we call a DOOGIE run. We leave the southern Coast of Connecticut and head on up to Hoffmans, Newington Gun Exchange, Visit Doogies... then go north to Cabelas and down to Plainville to Jo Jos...

However, we ALWAYS have lunch at DOOGIES on old Route 15.

Makes for a fun day, and on Sunday is was just to darned HOT to do any serious shootin'
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Old 07-20-2010, 03:10 PM
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What ? You don't have lunch at Hooters?

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Old 07-20-2010, 05:10 PM
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HOOTers!
We have been to HOOTers as well but, we are fond of Roadside Cusine at its best and darned if Doogie's is not one of the best in the state.

BTW, just brought the PM-9-S home. It is a 2004 model (Serial Number prefixed with a 4) with the white outlined adjustable rear sight integral to the raised rib. The raised rib is solid and not engraved with the light diffusing ribs as was typical on the Pointman Majors/Razorbacks. The front strap is plain. Other than the one idiot mark caused by the slide stop the PM-9 is fairly pristine. The trigger is very sweet. I would say there are not many rounds thru the tube on this particular model. It came with 2 mags, the DW box and tool. A very nice pistol with great slide fitment at a pretty reasonable price...

Gotta check to make sure my 9mm reload ammo chambers well and then off to the range on Saturday to break this baby in.

Stay Tuned!

As typical, I will post a detailed range report.

Thanks
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:25 PM
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Congrats! That was a great find.
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Old 07-20-2010, 06:24 PM
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I know the gun. You will find my fingerprints on it.
I had to check it out.

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Old 07-20-2010, 06:26 PM
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Sounds like a PM-9.

I would say to grab it, assuming it is in good condition. They are somewhat rare. If you decide not to take my advice, please send me an email with the location...
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Old 07-20-2010, 07:29 PM
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Can't wait for the review ... to see what I missed out on!!!

Your description is exactly as I remembered the pistol. My fingerprints are on it too. Congratulations!

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Old 07-23-2010, 07:21 PM
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Star4Ever,

I hope you have better luck than I did.

I to, have a PM 7, 45 ACP that shoots like a fine tuned match gun. That is what prompted me to look for a PM 9. The PM 9 was no match for the PM 7. It started out shooting poorly and got worse. DW replaced the barrel stating the original had been impoperly fitted. There were several other minor problems, none of which were corrected, only suggestions for ways to compensate for the problems. I still have a problem with the firing pin hole in the slide being to large and that causes primer indents to crater when there isn't any high pressure. DW sent me a larger diameter firing pin. That did fit the hole better, but did nothing for the primer cratering. The cratering at times is raised enough to be shaved off during the ejection cycle and jams the firing pin causing a misfire of the next round.

I have requested DW replace the slide with one that has a properly sized firing pin hole, but if Keith reads this reply, I will probably be up the creek without a paddle. The problem with my misfires is caused by the firing pin hole in the slide measuring at the high limit of DW tolerence. I have two other 9mm's and one 38 Super all of which have no problems with the firing pin indents. Keith has avoided suggesting DW would replace the slide or the entire gun. Maybe this is the new DW under CZ rule.

Good luck.
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Old 07-24-2010, 05:22 PM
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i recently purchased the new stainless PM-9 in 9mm as per the phot by Rimcrew. I also have an early pre-CZ blued Pointman in 9mm with an extra 40 S&W upper from the factory.
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:02 PM
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Sound like a nice set Tony. How about some pics?
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Old 07-24-2010, 08:19 PM
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I too love my PM-9's. Would love to have a 3rd if I could find one at a decent price. Most of them I see now are $1200+. Hard to swallow that when I paid under 1000 for my '09.
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Old 07-25-2010, 09:38 AM
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Here is mine. It is undoubtedly the best shooting gun I own! Grab it!

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