Dan Wesson Guardian

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Dan Wesson has combined the best features from two of their most popular models, the Bobtail Commander and the CCO. The Guardian has an anodized aluminum bobtail frame and an aluminum mainspring housing to help reduce printing when carrying concealed. The alloy frame makes it light enough for comfortable full time carry. The Duty Black finished, Commander-length slide and alloy frame give it just the right feel and balance. If you are looking for a lightweight Commander-sized 1911 in 9mm, .38 Super or .45 ACP, don't pass up the Guardian.

Dan Wesson Guardian Specs

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.45 Auto (.45 ACP)








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Dan Wesson Guardian Ballistics

.45 Auto (.45 ACP) Ballistic Data
Range (Yards) Drop (inches) Velocity Energy Wind drift (inches) Time (milliseconds)
0 -0 937 403 0 0
50 -5.1483 887 362 0 164
100 -21.2353 843 326 0 338
150 -49.8224 803 296 0 520
200 -91.6873 766 269 0 712
250 -148.1583 731 245 0 912
300 -220.4577 697 223 0 1122
350 -311.9491 665 203 0 1343
400 -421.0834 635 185 0 1574
450 -558.2604 605 168 0 1823
500 -710.9428 578 153 0 2069

Dan Wesson Guardian Variations

How much is a Dan Wesson Guardian worth?

In 2023 a new or used Dan Wesson Guardian value varies depending on supply and demand. In the last 12 months there is great demand for a Dan Wesson Guardian and most handguns. The Price for a Dan Wesson Guardian has decreased in cost by $99.05 in 2023 compared to 2022.

Estimated New and Used Values for a Dan Wesson Guardian Values are based on a basic model with no options or colors.

Condition Trade-In Private Party Dealer
New In box $1,122.54 $1,467.94 $1,726.99
Excellent $1,036.19 $1,381.59 $1,554.29
Very Good $949.84 $1,381.59 $1,554.29
Good $863.50 $1,295.24 $1,467.94
Fair $604.45 $1,122.54 $1,381.59
Poor $431.75 $863.50 N/A

Gun Value Conditions explained:

New in box - 100% condition in unopened box. Excellent - 95%+ condition with or without box.

Very Good - 90% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Good - 80-90% condition (all parts/finish should be original).

Fair - 30% - 80% condition, parts, and finish may or may not be original. Must function properly and shoot.

Poor - under 30% condition. Firearm has severe wear and tear, does not function, or is damaged.

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Dan Wesson Guardian Price History

Dan Wesson Guardian Critic Reviews

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Mar 17, 2019

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Dan Wesson Guardian Rate And Review

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Jun 02, 2017

Rating: 5/5


Brad C

Mar 15, 2018

Rating: 5/5


Gary A M

Mar 15, 2018

Rating: 5/5


Ricky B

Jul 20, 2017

Rating: 5/5


Jim C

Feb 21, 2017

Rating: 5/5


Donald L

Dec 24, 2015

Rating: 5/5


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