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  • Joe A.'s Avatar
    Today, 05:27 AM
    Joe A. replied to a thread Pietta P 1955 in The Lounge
    Any hint of who would be the U.S. distributor? Also, any idea if the barrel will have a choked bore? While the V spring action is important, most...
    63 replies | 2536 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:14 PM
    Oh......... yeah...... I see the two of them now. Hard to spot but I found 'em. Bud
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    Yesterday, 08:25 AM
    Matchlock replied to a thread What's your day job? in The Lounge
    Well, I've been a long time retired now but here I am hard at work. That's me in the middle, (the good lookin' one). I had just called a break in...
    160 replies | 7173 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:19 AM
    I can't remember if I posted this on this thread before or not so here it is just in case I missed it. This is me (the good lookin' tall one) in...
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 12:58 PM
    Looking at this photo I'm still trying to figure out who the bank robbers are. The two holding guns look like they could be Bonnie and Clyde since...
    18 replies | 540 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 12:49 PM
    Good point there. I'm not sure what the connection with the Chief and Ann Sheridan was, but the someone felt the need to chain her to the shooting...
    18 replies | 540 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 12:44 PM
    Wow!! Beautiful ladies, with beautiful Colts. It sure doesn't get much better than that, does it Michael? Bud
    18 replies | 540 view(s)
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    04-16-2015, 12:34 PM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Supporting Membership in The Lounge
    Thank you Dave, I appreciate that. I see that clearly now, and as well as being bold, it is an orange color also. By the way Dave, this reminds...
    15 replies | 284 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 12:10 PM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Unfired Python in Python
    I can't tell if it's been fired or not but that cylinder has been turned by working the action. The drag line is quite evident in some of the photos....
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 12:03 PM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Bad mainspring in Python
    Numrich Gun Parts Does anyone have an idea as to why the reproduction Python mainspring would be $7.40 more than the original manufacturers...
    9 replies | 186 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 11:58 AM
    Since no one has mentioned it yet, is there a possibility that these could be made by Pietta? In the thread that was begun about the upcoming Pietta...
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 07:42 AM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Supporting Membership in The Lounge
    Hi Jim; Can you be a bit more specific please? I'm sorry to say I don't quite know what you mean by the "highlighted" lteers in your name. ...
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 06:51 AM
    I said the very same thing to myself Tony. I was wondering why anyone would cut the trigger guard of a beautiful '49 er in that way. Then of...
    9 replies | 278 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-16-2015, 05:30 AM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Reputation in The Lounge
    Well, that just proves one very important thing Rob. The people that left you those negative reptutations don't know you at all. Bud
    34 replies | 969 view(s)
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    04-16-2015, 05:27 AM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Reputation in The Lounge
    Hey there Chris; First of all, welcome to the Colt Forum from a fellow Canadian. This is the greatest forum on the Web bar none. In addressing...
    34 replies | 969 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-15-2015, 10:12 AM
    Hi Marv; It is a fine example of an old Colt SAA and I would have bought that up in a heartbeat. Excellent find Marv, and I see by all those parts...
    29 replies | 1042 view(s)
  • Joe A.'s Avatar
    04-14-2015, 06:48 PM
    Will the Pietta Python have a choked bore?
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-14-2015, 04:23 PM
    Hi Alex; First of all, I'm no collector by any stretch of the imagination. Sure, I have a lot of Colts in my safe but that makes me a buyer of...
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-14-2015, 03:12 PM
    Well that's easy. Buy a solid gold Colt SAA. There, simple fix. Bud
    10 replies | 237 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-14-2015, 03:50 AM
    Not a bad piece at all Matt. The funny thing is, it you total it all up, with that pair of Jim's stocks, and one of his famous action jobs, at...
    6 replies | 224 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-14-2015, 02:27 AM
    Wow!! I'm shocked Tim. The famous window sill has disappeared. Just kidding of course and these photos are just superb. These photos could be used as...
    21 replies | 709 view(s)
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    04-13-2015, 08:48 PM
    2 left
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  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-13-2015, 12:48 PM
    I believe that statement to be quite true DPris. Ask any modern day gunsmith to show or tell you how to make a V-spring spring for an original...
    154 replies | 4966 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-13-2015, 11:22 AM
    Oh, dear Lord, say it ain't so. You didn't get photographed wearing some outlandish clothing did you Jeff? I've seen some of those photos of Walmart...
    29 replies | 811 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-12-2015, 02:11 PM
    I just buy them. A wise man told me many years ago to "never let a little thing like money stop you from doing the things you want to do". Bud...
    29 replies | 811 view(s)
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    04-12-2015, 02:04 PM
    Matchlock replied to a thread Reputation in The Lounge
    You simply click your mouse on the small black 6-pointed star at he bottom left of his post. Also, until about a week ago, each of us could see...
    34 replies | 969 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-12-2015, 11:09 AM
    What an excellent idea Boge, and you should indeed be paid commensurate with the value of your ideas. Do you have change for a dollar?:rolleyes: ...
    154 replies | 4966 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-11-2015, 02:17 PM
    Hey there Dan; It's smart to just not trust everyone. Unfortunately, that means some of the guys that own or work in a gun shop. There are indeed...
    17 replies | 499 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-11-2015, 02:03 PM
    Matchlock started a thread Revolver Prices in The Lounge
    Well, finally, and just when we all thought that buying a revolver these days required taking out a mortgage. Here's the deal of the day: Pietta,...
    7 replies | 250 view(s)
  • Matchlock's Avatar
    04-11-2015, 01:50 PM
    You know Denis, that word has caused me more grief in the last few years than any other word I can think of. When they say "Classic" they're just...
    154 replies | 4966 view(s)
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