Just got in a DVC Open I ordered several months ago. That’s right; I said Open. It’s for astigmatism, you can tell your friends. This isn’t optics to carry in your purse. This is race optics. Hey some people like to track spec miatas or a spec E30 while others like a GT3 or Z06. Whatever!
Back to the DVC Open – not much has been said about them from people who’ve gotten them, so let’s end that right now with some pointless comparisons and trivial superficial observations.
Overall the quality looks good. The finish, both the barrel and the gun, is not as shiny as some pictures had indicated and to me that’s good. No blemishes on the outside.
After disassembling, I noticed a burr on the bottom of the slide on a hole that had been milled. A quick filing ended that issue. Lock up is tight; the slide is tight, just as it should be on a new gun. Here it is next to a Trubor:
It does come with a threaded mag release on which I installed a button.
The tool-free guide rod is standard too:
The stippling and undercuts are well done. Next to a Dawson Signature Series: