Your Very First Colt.......
Page 48 of 48 FirstFirst ... 38 46 47 48
Results 471 to 477 of 477
Like Tree910Likes

Thread: Your Very First Colt.......

  1. #471
    Junior Member

    Member #
    66889
    Join Date
    Feb 2019
    Location
    Oxford AL
    Posts
    17
    Liked
    9 times
    My first colt was a 4 inch king cobra
    SHOOTER13 likes this.

  2. #472
    Senior Member

    Member #
    7601
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    PENNSYLVANIA
    Posts
    4,519
    Liked
    8541 times
    .



    .
    824tsv likes this.

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    NRA Life Member since 1977...

  3. #473
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    1024
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    1,043
    Liked
    111 times
    My first Colt, and first handgun purchase, was a Series 70 Government .45 . I sold it to a chap in Honolulu many years ago.

  4. Remove Advertisements
    ColtForum.com
    Advertisements
     

  5. #474
    Junior Member

    Member #
    66255
    Join Date
    Jan 2019
    Location
    In a Gun Free State of the Union...for now.
    Posts
    17
    Liked
    8 times
    First Colt I fired was in '71 in boot camp, feel in love there. 11 yrs ago my first Colt was a series 80 Officers .45. Love it. Been beefing it up for a few yrs. Have built up several .45's on Essex frames from slide kits bought long ago from Numrich Arms (now Gun Parts Corp), these I've had for close to 35 yrs. Kits came from Brazil made under Colt with Colt tooling. Also have an Essex 1911 framed .22 for plinking, tons of fun. But I love my Officers, my desired fire arm when traveling, light, compact with a punch. I own lots of other makes/models/calibers... Never will I part with this baby....
    "The two most powerful warriors are patience and peace"..... Leo Tolstoy.

  6. #475
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    67827
    Join Date
    May 2019
    Posts
    109
    Liked
    119 times
    My first Colt was a Government model 1911 XSE .45. Stainless with the checkered brown wood grips. I see this being in the family for years to come!

  7. #476
    Senior Member

    Member #
    7480
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    267
    Liked
    367 times
    Quote Originally Posted by Buckspen View Post
    I was 19 years old and serving my country in uniform when I bought a nickel plated Frontier Scout in a little shop in Oceanside, California in 1963. I couldn't believe I had to wait five days to pick up the gun! Yep, they had a five day waiting period for handguns even then. It was one of the early Scouts that didn't have the pin to secure the barrel to the frame and the barrel kept unscrewing when I shot it. I still have it and a lot more .22 single actions as well.

    - - - Buckspen
    My First Colt was exactly like Buckspen's. $63.00 in a Red lined wooden presentation case. Musta been late 60's. Bulged the barrel shooting a second round after a dud. Learned something that day. The front sight was gone when I got home. Fashioned a replacement out of a nickle 5 cent piece, and that was my first gunsmithing repair. One of my Dad's co-workers that used to rabbit hunt with us just had to have it, bulged bbl and all. Never seen him so excited and he paid me $75 for it. We were both happy. The next week, he ran it off on a punch board for $100. Sure was pretty.

    Charlie

  8. #477
    Senior Member

    Member #
    920
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    stratford ct usa
    Posts
    1,069
    Liked
    83 times
    my first colts were a series 70 and a python, dad started me off right.
    buzzards gotta eat,same as worm.


 
Page 48 of 48 FirstFirst ... 38 46 47 48

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Search tags for this page

. 25 acp bullet mold

,

1971 colt 1851 grant commemerative

,

1971 colt ullyses s. grant commenerative black powder pistol

,

colt 6724 accessories

,

colt commemerative ulyses s. grant made in 1971

,

colt peacemaker misfiring

,

colt ulysses s grant commemorative

,

colt us grant comemorative spare nipples

,

coltforum value of a 1957 colt python

,

the very first colt pistol

,

very first colt 45

Click on a term to search for related topics.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
We are not associated with Colt's Manufacturing LLC. We are an enthusiast site comprised of Colt Fans.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2019 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.