With aluminum frames and stainless steel slides, the Dan Wesson Vigil series remains affordable.
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Dan Wesson recently announced a new entry to its 1911 lineup, the Vigil Series. The new Dan Wesson Vigil utilizes a forged aluminum frame and stainless steel slide. The pistols come priced more affordably than others in the Dan Wesson lineup.

Dan Wesson Vigil Series

The Vigil round-top slide sports a tritium night sight on the front and a serrated tactical rear sight. The front and back strap exhibits 25-line-per-inch checkering. A rounded butt helps aid with comfortable concealed carry.

Speaking of carry, the aluminum frame shaves approximately six ounces of weight from a standard Government-size 1911. Each Vigil comes with premium components and feature a beveled magazine well. Carry bevel treatment, undercut trigger guards and hand-polished flats come standard. The trigger comes in at 3.5 to 5 pounds. Each gun ships with two magazines.

The Vigil Series comes in five different options, including 9mm, .45 ACP, full-size, Commander and suppressor-ready variants. The Vigil Commander with a 4.25-inch barrel, and the same features as the Government-size Vigil. This shorter Commander drops a couple-ounces, making it a mid-sized pistol that is easier to carry on-body all day yet remains very accurate.

The Vigil CCO model, combining a sub-compact Officer frame with a compact Commander slide and barrel. Ideal for concealed carry, it is very light yet retains the sight radius of a Commander model, making it very shootable.
All Vigil models are also available in 9MM Luger, which adds another round to the ammunition capacity.

For more information, visit danwessonfirearms.com.

DW Vigil 45 ACP Specifications

  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.: 8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 8.6 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 5.0 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 32.8 Ounces
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298

DW Vigil 9MM Specifications

  • Caliber: 9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 9
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 8.6 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 5.0 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 32.8 Ounces
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298

DW Vigil 45 ACP Suppressor-Ready Specifications

  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.: 8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 9.4 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 5.75 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 33.6 Ounces
  • Sights: High Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,397

DW Vigil 9MM Suppressor-Ready Specifications

  • Caliber: 9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 9
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 9.4 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 5.75 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 33.6 Ounces
  • Sights: High Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,397

DW Vigil 45 ACP Commander Specifications

  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.: 8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 30.5 Ounces
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298

DW Vigil 9MM Commander Specifications

  • Caliber: 9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 9
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 30.5 Ounces
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298

DW Vigil CCO 45 ACP Specifications

  • Caliber: 45 ACP
  • Mag. Cap.: 7
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 29.5 Ounces
  • Sights: Front Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298

DW Vigil CCO 9MM Specifications

  • Caliber: 9MM Luger
  • Mag. Cap.: 8
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Duty Black
  • Slide Finish: Duty Black
  • Grip: Wood
  • Overall Length: 7.9 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 4.25 Inches
  • Width: 1.45 Inches
  • Weight: 29.5 Ounces
  • Sights: High Night Sight, Tactical Rear
  • Safety Elements: Manual Thumb and Grip Safety
  • MSRP: $1,298

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