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#191773 - 04/07/18 10:10 PM Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver.
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I have a friend who has just picked up an old 8" Dan Wesson .357 mag, and wants to mount a scope on it. It does not have a vented barrel shroud. Any suggestions?
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#191778 - 04/08/18 01:19 AM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Grendel]
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Grendel, If your friends DW was vented he could have easily installed a no gunsmith clamp on mount, however, without the vent rib it looks like he will have to drill and tap for a base...You can see in the photo my 6" vented shroud that was drilled and tapped for a Weaver type base...
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#191780 - 04/08/18 10:14 AM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Grendel]
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James,

Love that "jerry-rigged" extra scope ring!
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But hey, if it works...

BTW I am the "Colorado Champion" of jerry riggin' myself!
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#191782 - 04/08/18 10:45 AM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Gregg Richter]
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I sent my 8" barrel back to CZ and they put a nice looking, functional base on it. No problems with it.

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#191792 - 04/08/18 06:17 PM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: wvhitman]
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CZ still works on the old original models?
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#191793 - 04/08/18 06:19 PM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Grendel]
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I think I'll direct my buddy to this location so he can get this info first hand.
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#191794 - 04/08/18 06:27 PM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Grendel]
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Thanks guys.
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#191803 - 04/08/18 08:54 PM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Grendel]
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Gren, Forgot to add that I sent a 44 shroud to the company, like Doc, and they drilled and tapped for a Weaver style base...scoped shroud at bottom of pic....
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#191908 - 04/14/18 08:08 AM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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Thanks guys.
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#191909 - 04/14/18 08:55 AM Re: Mounting scope on a D. Wesson revolver. [Re: Grendel]
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Go ahead and opt for the drill and tap mount, you'll be glad you did. I installed this Weigand on my 357 Mag.

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